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Church briefs: March 12, 2016

Americus
Christians on a Mission Deliverance Center
Everyone is invited to the 17th Pastor’s Appreciation services at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday and Wednesday services began at 7 p.m. On March 16, Pastor George Edge and The Restoration Church of Americus are in charge; March 23, Dr. Juan Bellard and A Place To Worship Church of Riverdale; March 24, Apostle Pamela Miller and  Majestic Kingdom Embassy of Camilla; and March 25, Pastor Mendy William Brooks and  Better Hope House of Deliverance Tabernacle of Columbus. On March 27, Dr. Timothy Miller of Majestic Kingdom Embassy of Camilla culminates the celebration.

New  St. Paul Baptist Church
Youth revival is at 7 p.m. March 29-31 with Minister Actavious Q. Bryant of Albany as speaker. At 11 a.m. April 3, the youth anniversary is celebrated, with Pastor Michael Walker as speaker. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
A pre-Easter program is March 20 with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited.

Healing Temple Ministries
The Anointed Voices of Americus hosts a pre-Easter singing at 5 p.m. March 20 at Healing Temple Ministries. Groups on the program are Young Voices of Praise of Americus, Minister Del Turner of Reynolds, and Pastor Hal Reynolds and Pure Harmony of Dothan, Ala. This is an open door program and everyone is invited. For information call Stacey Sims Kelly 229-942-6522 or Rena Ingram 229-942-5068.

Shipp Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
The church choir celebrates its 48th anniversary at 3 p.m. March 20. The public and all surrounding churches and groups are invited.

Williams Road Church of Christ
Do you find it a struggle to keep your attitude upbeat and positive? Don’t we all? Join us in March for “Let’s Keep Calm and Win this War,” focusing on how to work together to win the struggle to feel loved, to be happy instead of depressed, and to be at peace instead of worried and anxious. Meetings start at 9:30 a.m. March 20. At 10:30 discussion groups will talk about the message.

Andersonville
Union Oak Grove Baptist Church
The deacons’ and deaconess’ anniversary is celebrated at 11:30 a.m. March 27 with Deacon Stanley White and Sister Janie Roberts as guest speakers. Dinner will be served.

Smithville
New Hope A.M.E. Church
The annual Family, Friends and Guests Day is celebrated at 11 a.m. March 20 with the Rev. Willie C. Kleckly of Montezuma bringing the message. Dinner will be served and everyone is invited. At 2:30 p.m. April 10, the seventh anniversary of the pastor and first lady is celebrated with Bishop Melvin McCluster and Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in charge. Dinner will be served. Everyone is invited to both.

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