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Church briefs: 9-12-15

Americus
Mountain Creek A.M.E. Church
Fall Revival Services are at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15-17, 2015. Pastor Reverend Gerald Harris is evangelist for the week. Camp Meeting Service is at 11 a.m. Sept. 20. Everyone is welcome.

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 concludes with services at 7 p.m. today Sept. 12 and 11 a.m. Sunday.

I Heart Church
A pancake breakfast honoring law enforcement and firefighters is at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12 at the church located in the Clarence Jordan Center on West Church Street. The public is 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 Corinth Baptist
The ushers’ anniversary is observed at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 20. Sara Mills of Old Shady Grove Baptist Church, speaks on the duties of an usher. Everyone is invited.

Antioch Baptist Church
A pre-church anniversary service is at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 with the Rev. Calvin Rollins and Big Bethel Baptist Church in charge of the service.
The church’s 137th anniversary is observed at 2 p.m. Sept. 20 with the Rev. Daniel Simmons and Mount Zion Baptist Church of Albany are in charge of the service. Everyone is invited. Dinner will be served.

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church
A prayer meeting starts at 7 p.m. Sept. 15.
A two-night-revival is at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 and 17
A Senior Citizen Breakfast is at 9 a.m. Sept. 19.
The church’s 113th anniversary is observed at 11 a.m. Sept. 20.

Welcome Baptist Church
Women Day is observed at 11 a.m. Sept. 20 with Dr. Adrian Duncan of Montezuma as speaker. The public is invited.

Corinth Holy Bible Church
The annual Homecoming services is at 11 a.m. Sunday. Speaker is Pastor Arthur Turner of Church of God’s Living Word of Eufaula, Ala. The public is invited. Dinner will be served.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church
Celebrate sisterhood with Pastor Lashonda Garcia of Warner Robins at 11 a.m. today, 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. Sunday 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.

Ellaville
William Grove Baptist Church
Annual Youth Day is observed at 11 a.m. Sept. 20. Evangelist Diana Laster of the Greater Cedar Spring Baptist Church, Plains, will deliver the holy word. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served.

Plains
St. Mark A.M.E. Church
The Vera Wakefield Gardner Missionary Society observes annual Mission Day during the 11 a.m. worship service Oct. 11. Sister Karen Holley is the speaker. Everyone is invited.

Old Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
The church anniversary is observed at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 and 17. Speakers are Minister Trenton Floyd on Tuesday and the Rev. Christopher O’Bryant on Thursday. Everyone is welcome.

Plains Baptist Church
Revival services are at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, at 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday with the Rev. Fred Collins. Nursery provided. Everyone is welcome.

Montezuma
Community Friendship Church
A singing starts at 7 p.m. today, Sept. 12 featuring South Georgia Quartet. Everyone is invited.

Smithville
New Hope A.M.E. Church
The 162nd 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. Brother Kelvin Pless of Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church is the emcee. Colors are black and gold. Dinner will be served.

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