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Church briefs: Sept. 26, 2015

Americus
Fellowship Baptist Church
Here is an opportunity to share something you normally throw away. The September mission project is recycling empty medicine bottles: small, both prescription or non-prescription, plastic bottles. The bottles will sent to poor countries where only paper is available. When medicines are wrapped in paper, they can be easily damaged, lost or a danger to children. Labels can be removed with GooBgone or hot water. Place in a plastic bag and drop in designated container at the church r call Linda Degelmann at 942-2000.

United Holiness Church Headquarters
Hallelujah Night is from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 28 with music, food, skits and trunk or treat.

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church
The Lay Organization celebrates its annual Lay Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. There is Fruit of the Spirit and  everyone is welcome.

Salem United Methodist Church
The church celebrates its 179th year at 9:45 a.m. Oct. 4. The Rev. Bill Dupree is guest speaker and a covered dish dinner follows.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church
Deacon Keema West presents his initial sermon at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Everyone is welcome.

New St. Paul Baptist Church
The choir’s 43rd anniversary is celebrated at 4 p.m. Sunday. All choirs are asked to come and render two selections.
At 3 p.m. Oct. 10, a pastor’s appreciation program features the Rev. Carlton Martin as speaker. Zion Hill Baptist Church has been asked to be charge of the service, choir, praise and worship and devotion. All churches are invited.

Big Bethel Baptist Church
The Sanctuary Choir celebrates the choir anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is invited.

New Shady Grove Baptist Church
The public is invited to a musician celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday. All choirs, groups, soloists and praise teams are invited.
The mission anniversary is celebrated during the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday. All area churches are invited; missionaries can wear white it they like. Sister Elizabeth Holloway brings the occasion.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
The 120th church anniversary celebration culminates at 10 a.m. Sunday, with Bishop Melvin McCluster bringing the message. Dinner will be served.

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. Sunday, Apostle Vera Holt, pastor, hosts a Fruit of Spirit program. Everyone is invited.

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

DeSoto
Big Bethel Baptist Church
Deacon ordination service for Brother Daryl Ra’Shad Dowdell is at 3 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is invited.

Ellaville
The Church International
The church’s 11th anniversary celebration culminates at 10 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Jesse Carson. All are welcome.

Leslie
New Shady Grove Baptist Church
The mission anniversary is celebrated during the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday. Everyone is invited.

Freedom Harvest Worship Center
The Women Deliverance Ministry continues to celebrates its 10th anniversary at 6 p.m. today Minister Katrena Robinson of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church, Baconton, as speaker.

Montezuma
Community Friendship Church
Sale of barbecue chicken plates  ($7.50) and a gospel sing start at 11 a.m. Oct. 3. Everyone is invited.

Plains
Greater Cedar Spring Missionary Baptist Church
An Usher Get Together is celebrated at 5 p.m. Sunday. Speaker is Deacon Stanley White of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.
The 107th church anniversary is celebrated at 11 a.m. Oct. 4. Pastor Ricky Cladd of Jerusalem Grove Baptist Church of Smithville is guest speaker.

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.

Preston
Mount Zion Webster Missionary Baptist Church
Guest Day is celebrated Sunday with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. The pastor, the Rev. Alfred Starling, brings the message. The public 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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