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Church briefs: April 9, 2016

Americus
Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
The annual Family, Friends and Guests Day is observed April 17 during the 11 a.m. worship service when Bishop Alfred Rushin brings the message. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited.

New Ebenezer Baptist Church
The Ushers’ Fellowship program is at 3 p.m. April 17 with the Rev. Ronrica Gordon of Macedonia and New Providence Baptist churches bringing the message. Everyone is invited.

Greater Cedar Spring Baptist Church
The annual Youth Revival is at 7 p.m. April 11-13 with Minister Trenton Floyd of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church as speaker.

Andersonville
St. Paul A.M.E. Church
The annual revival is at 7:30 p.m. May 2-5 with the Rev. Wallace Mills Jr. from Detroit, Mich., as speaker. The revival culminate on May 8 with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Everyone is invited.

DeSoto
Jackson Grove Baptist Church
The church’s 130th anniversary is celebrated at 7 p.m. April 12-14. Tuesday, Pastor Travis Rush and Spring Creek Baptist Church, choir and ushers are in charge; Wednesday, Pastor W.J. Hill and Zion  Hill Baptist Church, choir and ushers; Thursday, Pastor Calvin James and St. John Baptist Church, choir and ushers. The celebration culminates at 11 a.m. April 17 with Pastor Lorenza Mullens and Antioch Baptist Church. At 2:30 p.m. Pastor Jessie Watts and New Zion Baptist Church are in charge. Everyone is welcome.

Ellaville
William Grove Baptist Church
Revival Services are at 7:30 p.m. April 27 -30 with guest revivalist, the Rev. Ronrica Gordon, pastor of New Providence Baptist Church, Taylor County and Macedonia Baptist Church, Dooly County. The public is invited.

Quebec Baptist Church
The pastor’s, the Rev. C.D. Aldridge Jr., third anniversary is observed at 2:30 p.m. April 17. Everyone is invited.

Plains
Lebanon Baptist Church
The church’s 145th anniversary is celebrated April 24 with Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Hosie Waters presiding. The church family will honor several of the oldest living members: William Edmonds Jr., Mae Thelma Hollis, Nadene C. King, Henry Lee Sims Sr., Mattie S. Thomas, Nathelma Bryant and Frances W. Reliford. All area churches are invited.

Bethlehem Baptist Church
The 152nd church anniversary is commemorated at 7 p.m. April 12-14 with the following guest speakers: Tuesday, Bishop Melvin McCluster of Friendship Baptist Church and its choir; Wednesday, Pastor Jamaica Kelly of New Jerusalem Baptist Church and choir; and Thursday, the Rev. J.R. Oglesby of Greater Good Hope Baptist Church and choir. The celebration culminates at 10:45 a.m. April 17 with church pastor, Apostle Charles Carr delivering the message. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

Preston
New Life Temple of Deliverance Inc.
“Youth Praise” is at 2:30 p.m. April 17 at the Webster County Community Center. All praise teams, dancers, youth choirs and mines are invited.

Smithville
New Hope A.M.E. Church

The annual Youth Revival is at 7:30 p.m. May 10-12. On May 10, the Rev. Tony Smith of Beulah Land Missionary Baptist Church brings the message; May 11, the Rev. Ronrica Gordon of Macedonia and New Providence Baptist churches; May 12, the Rev. David Hamm of Perry Grove Baptist Church.
Youth Day is observed at 11 a.m. May 15 with Minister Trenton Floyd as youth speaker. Everyone is invited.

Leesburg
McAfee Grove Missionary Baptist Church
Senior Citizens Fellowship is at 11 a.m. April 17 with Sister Elizabeth Styles and Deacon Eugene Lockett as speakers. All senior citizens are invited and dinner will be served.

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