Church briefs: Oct. 3, 2015

Published 1:13 pm Saturday, October 3, 2015

Mount Zion Baptist Church
An Installation Service for Pastor Eugene Tookes is at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Pastor Michael B. Edge and William Grove Baptist Church are in charge of services. The public is invited.

Welcome Baptist Church
The annual Mission Day celebration is at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. John L. Hall of Albany is guest preacher. The public and all missionaries are invited.

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church
The Noisy B. Stephens Women Missionary Society observes its annual Missionary Day at 11 a.m. Oct. 18. All missionaries are invited.

Big Bethel Baptist Church
The 132nd church anniversary is celebrated at 7 p.m. Oct. 6-8. On Tuesday, the Rev. Sammy Stokes and Mount Able Baptist Church, Lee County are in charge of the service; Wednesday, the Rev. Michael Walker and New St. Paul Baptist Church, Americus; and Thursday, the Rev. Toney Smith and Beulah Land Baptist Church, Dawson. The celebration culminates at 11 a.m. Oct. 11 when Pastor Calvin F. Rollins delivers the sermon, and at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. Dr. H.C. Wilson and Mount Olive Baptist Church, Americus are in charge of the service. The theme is “A Great and Mighty Walk” and everyone is invited.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church
The annual Men and Women Day program is Sunday with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship at 11 a.m. Speaker is Evangelist Sarah Dice and Zion Hope Baptist Church.

New Mount Mariah Baptist Church
The first choir anniversary is celebrated at 3 p.m. Oct. 11. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is invited.

Corinth Baptist Church
The annual Fall and Youth Revival is at 7:30 p.,. Oct. 13-15. All churches and the public are invited.

World Church Ministries
A Fruit of the Spirit program is at 5 p.m. Saturday. All churches and the public are invited.

New Mount Mariah  Baptist Church
The choir anniversary is celebrated at 3 p.m. Oct. 11 All surrounding churches and choirs are invited.

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

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

New St. Paul Baptist Church
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.

Americus Life Chain
“Standing for the Unborn” is from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday 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.

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 or call Linda Degelmann at 942-2000.

William Grove Baptist Church
The Women’s Ministry celebrates Women’s Day at 11 a.m. Oct. 11. Guest minister is Pastor Annie Statham of Love and Peace Church. The public is invited.

Community Friendship Church
Sale of barbecue chicken plates  ($7.50) and a gospel sing starts at 11 a.m. Saturday. Everyone is invited.

Lebanon Baptist Church
The Senior Ushers’ Board Ministry celebrates the 93rd Ushers’ Anniversary at 11 a.m. Nov. 22. Sister Tracy Clemons of William Grove Baptist Church, Ellaville, will speak on the duties of an usher. The Rev. Hosie Waters delivers the sermons. Gleaner captains are Deacons J.C. Bryant Jr. and Charlie Wright, and Sister Patricia Williams. Everyone is welcome.

Rylander Church
A gospel sing is at 7 p.m. Saturday featuring Antioch of Sumter and Schley counties.

Greater Cedar Spring Missionary Baptist Church
The 107th church anniversary is celebrated at 11 a.m. Sunday. 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.

Mitchell Grove Baptist Church
A youth revival is at 7 p.m. Oct. 14-16. The Rev. Kawaski Lucas of Eureka Missionary Baptist Church, Albany brings the message. At 3 p.m. Oct. 18, the Rev. Kawaski Lucas brings the message with the Sanctuary of Grace of Albany as guests. Everyone is welcome.

New Hope A.M.E. Church
The 162nd anniversary of the church is observed at 2 p.m. Sunday. Theme is Celebrating the Journey. 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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