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Church briefs: Oct. 17, 2015

Americus
United Holiness Church
Hallelujah Night is from 6-8 p.m. Oct.  29 at 901 Aaron Snipes Sr.  Drive featuring skits, dances and a trunk or treat for the kids. Everyone is welcome.

Welcome Baptist Church
Men’s Day is celebrated at 11 a.m. Sunday with Deacon Greg Harris as guest speaker.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church
The pastor’s (The Rev. Jamaica Kelly and first lady) second anniversary celebration culminates Sunday with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Paul Mosely of Warner Robins bringing the word. At 3 p.m., the Rev. George F. Monts and Zion Hope Baptist Church of Sumter City delivers the message. Everyone is welcome.

Antioch Baptist Church
The usher anniversary is observed during the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday. The Rev. Ricky Cladd and Jerusalem Grove Baptist Church of Smithville are in charge. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. Everyone is invited.

Jackson Grove Baptist Church
The 2015 Women’s Conference — Make Me Mold Me — continues at 10 a.m. today, Oct. 17 with Pastor Shirley Strawter, St. John A.M.E Church, as speaker, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday with Prophetess Cynthia Johnson, Date with Destiny Ministries as speaker. Luncheon follows. Everyone is welcome.

Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
Guest speaker Apostle Danny K. Smith and Prophetess Deborah Smith and the congregation of Bethel World Ministries, Cordele are in charge of the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited.

Five Fold Deliverance Ministry
A Fall Revival is at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28-30 at (Word of Faith Ministry) 322 Forrest St. Apostle Norman Pickett is speaker nightly.

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church
The Noisy B. Stephens Women Missionary Society observes its annual Missionary Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. All missionaries are invited.
Auditions for Sunday Best: Americus Edition are from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19 at the church.
The Friends and Family Day Committee hosts its third annual Dance Extravaganza at 3 p.m. Oct. 25. Dance ministries are invited to participate. Confirm with Shernone Butts at 229-815-1687.

Andersonville
St. Paul A.M.E. Church
A two-night revival is at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4-5.
The church’s 125th anniversary is observed at 11 a.m. Nov. 8. Everyone is invited to all three events.

Union Oak Grove Baptist Church
The annual Ushers’ Fellowship program is celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 25. Everyone is invited.

Buena Vista
Mount Carmel Baptist Church
The 175th Homecoming service is Oct. 25. This special day starts at 10 a.m. with gospel singing by Calvary’s Cross from Americus/Sumter County area. There will be a brief intermission before the 11 a.m. worship service with guest speaker, the Rev. Tommy Fountain, pastor, Grace Baptist Church, Winder (formerly of Columbus and Marion County). A covered dish lunch in the dining hall follows, followed by more gospel singing from Calvary’s Cross.  Theme is “Through the Years-generations of Family and Friends.” The community is welcomed.
Revival services are at 7 p.m. Oct. 26-28 with special music each night. Guest speaker is local pastor, Brother Mike McGlaun. All are welcome.
A nursery is available for all services. For information, call 229-886-7799 or 229-937-2986.

Cobb
Lakeview Baptist Church
Homecoming is at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Dr. Bryan Bentley, pastor, bringing the message and David Luten of Day Spring, singing.
A revival is at 7 p.m. Oct. 19-21 with Willie Rayburn as speaker and music by Will and Micah Rayburn.

DeSoto
Big Bethel Baptist Church
The first anniversary of the pastor, the Rev. Eric Thomas is celebrated at 7 p.m. Oct. 20-22. Speakers are Tuesday, The Rev. Glenn Bryant of County Line Baptist Church; Wednesday, the Rev. David Ham of Perry Grove Baptist Church; Thursday, the Rev. Jesse Watts of New Zion, Old Shady Grove and Piney Grove Baptist Church; and at 11 a.m. Sunday, the Rev. Eugene Hall and Jackson Grove Baptist Church. Everyone is invited.

Ellaville
Mount Zion Baptist Church
An installation service for Pastor Eugene Tookes is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Michael B. Edge and William Grove Baptist Church are in charge of the service. The public is invited to attend.

Plains
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.

Smithville
New Hope A.M.E Church
A fifth Sunday Spiritual Cake Walk is at 5 p.m. Nov. 29 with several speakers and churches on the program. Refreshments will be served.

Mitchell Grove Baptist Church
At 3 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Kawaski Lucas brings the message with the Sanctuary of Grace of Albany as guests. Everyone is welcome.

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