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Church briefs: April 16, 2016

Americus
Shipp Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
Spring Revival services start at 7:30 p.m. May 2-6. Guest minister for the week is Pastor Ronald Wilson of New Hope Baptist Church, Preston. The public is invited.

Successful Living   Seminar
Michael Orion Carter Ministries Successful Living Seminar is at 7 p.m. April 22 at the Lake Blackshear Library. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bring neighbors, friends, family and co-workers.

Mount Salem Baptist Church
The annual revival meeting is at 7:30 p.m. April 18-21 with the Rev. Booker T. Batten of Albany and New Jerusalem Baptist Church as guest minister. The community is invited.

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.

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

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.

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