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Church briefs: Dec. 5, 2015

Americus
Oak Grove Baptist Church
A Fruit of the Spirit program is  at 4 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is welcome.

Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
The annual Christmas give-away is at 4 p.m. Saturday. Everyone is invited.
An ushers get-together program is at 3 p.m. Dec. 12 with Pastor Mathis K. Wright speaking. Everyone is invited.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church
Sister Eva Mann presents her initial sermon at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 13. Everyone is invited.
The church will not hold a morning service on Dec. 20 but will hold a Christmas program at 3 p.m. that day. The public is invited.

Bethlehem Baptist Church
The annual Ushers’ Anniversary is celebrated at 10:45 a.m. Sunday during the worship service. Pastor Charles Carr delivers the message. Everyone is welcome.

Big Bethel Baptist Church
The Women’s Ministry invites everyone to the annual Candlelight Worship Service at 6 p.m. Sunday. Speaker is Evangelist Yolanda Franklin.

DeSoto
Friendship Baptist Church
Senior citizens of the community are honored and celebrated at 3 p.m. Dec. 12. Speaker is Minister Tonya Reese and colors are red and white. All are welcome.

Ellaville
William Grove Baptist Church
The public is invited to the initial sermon of Brother Quinton Tyner at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 13.

Jerusalem Baptist Church
Guest Day is observed Dec. 13 with Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited.

Leslie
Freedom Harvest    Worship Center
The church and pastor’s fifth anniversary is celebrated at 3 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Donavon O. Coley and Forest Park Baptist church of Columbus are charge of the service.

Perry Grove Baptist Church
The celebration of Pastor David Hamm’s sixth anniversary culminates at 2:30 p.m. Sunday with Pastor Justin Johnson and New Birth Baptist Church of Edison in charge. Dinner will be served after the second sermon.

Plains
Rylander Church
A gospel sing featuring Day Spring starts at 7 p.m. today, Dec. 5.

Lebanon Baptist Church
Worship services will be held at 9 a.m. Dec. 27 with the Rev. Hosie Waters presiding.

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The Americus Times-Recorder welcomes local and area religious news for this page published every Saturday. Please remember the deadline is noon Wednesday. You can e-mail information to beth.alston@americustimesrecorder.com, mail it to 124-B Lamar St., or drop it off at the Times-Recorder’s offices downtown Americus.Church briefs: Dec. 5, 2015