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Church briefs: Sept. 5, 2015

Americus
Mount Zion Baptist Church
The annual Homecoming is celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Sunday along with the worship service. Pastor Eugene Tookes brings the message. The public is invited. Dinner will be served.

Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church
Women’s Day is observed at 4 p.m. Sept. 13 with Maria Campbell Josey as speaker. Theme is “The Light that Shineth in Me”  (Matthew 5:14-16). Members of the Rho Sigma Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority have been invited as special guests.
Fall Revival services are at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22-24 with the program as follows. Tuesday, the Rev. James Alexander and St. Paul A.M.E. Church, Columbus with guests Allen Chapel, Mount  Olive, St. Paul Andersonville, St. Paul Oglethorpe, Brown Chapel, Peter’s Chapel, Mahalia Chapel and William Grove; Wednesday, the Rev. Charlie Hicks and Allen Temple A.M.E. Church of Byron along with Union Hill, St. Phillip, Mount Creek, Davis Chapel, Bethel Montezuma and Scott’s Mater; Thursday, Evangelist Sarah Dice, Zion Hope Baptist Church Sumter County, and Big Bethel, Zion Hill, Friendship, St. Mark Archery, St. John Plains, Reach Out and Touch Ministries and Christians on a Mission. Revival theme is “Cleaning up What We Messed Up”  Psalm 51:10.

United Holiness Church
The annual Grand Fellowship Assembly on Sept. 10-13. Services begin at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday and at 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday.

The Word of Faith
Family and Friends Day is observed at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. A friends and family are invited.

Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
The annual revival services are at 7 p.m. Sept. 16-18. Churches on the program are Wednesday, New St. Paul, Mitchell Grove and Greater New Lebanon; Thursday, Corinth Holy Bible, Union Oak Grove and Spring Hill; and Friday, New Life Holiness, Scott Mater, Ebenezer Schley and New Bethel.
At 11 a.m. Sept. 20, homecoming and the church’s 86th anniversary will be observed. Jerusalem Schley, Oak Grove Schley, Mount Salem and New Union Grove are especially invited.

New Ebenezer Baptist Church
The pastor’s, Pastor Jerome Jones, and the church’s anniversaries are observed at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Hosie Waters and Green Grove Baptist Church of Smithville are in charge of the service. Dinner will be served.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church
Celebrate sisterhood with Pastor Lashonda Garcia of Warner Robins at 11 a.m. Sept. 12. For information call Evangelist Catherine Sims 229-942-1028 or Stacey Sims Kelly 229-942-6522.

Americus Life Chain
“Standing for the Unborn” is from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 4 on the sidewalk in front of SB&T on East Lamar Street. Please bring a chair if you would like to sit. Questions? Call Marilyn Wright 229-942-3098. This is a prayerful event. Everyone is invited.

New Life Temple Of Deliverance Ministries Inc.
At 4 p.m. Sept. 27, Apostle Vera Holt, pastor, hosts a Fruit of Spirit program. Everyone is invited.

Andersonville
St. Paul A.M.E. Church
The ushers’ anniversary program is observed at 11 a.m. Sept. 13 during the worship service. Guest speaker is Deacon James Cutts of New Zion Baptist Church, Cobb. All ushers are invited, as well as the public.

Union Oak Grove Baptist Church
The annual Family and Friends Day is celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 27. Everyone is invited.

Montezuma
Community Friendship Church, Ga. Highway 26 and Richardson Street, hosts a singing at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 featuring South Georgia Quartet. Everyone is invited.

Plains
Rylander Church
A gospel singing, featuring Lonesome Road Bluegrass of Americus, is at 7 p.m. today.

Smithville
New Hope A.M.E. Church
The 164th anniversary of the church is observed at 2 p.m. Oct. 4. Bishop Henry Moore and Piney Grove Baptist Church of Dawson will be in charge. Dinner will be served.

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