Church Briefs: 7-23-16

Published 8:08 am Saturday, July 23, 2016


Household of Faith Ministries

A Multi-Family Indoor Yard Sale is from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 6 by the fellowship hall on 1607 Armory Drive, Americus.

Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church

Youth Revival services are at 7 p.m. July 26-28 with the Rev. Christopher Carter of Fort Valley United Methodist Church as speaker, and culminating with Youth Day at 2 p.m. July 31.

Salem United      Methodist Church

The Tribute Quartet appears in concert at 6 p.m. July 23. The Tribute Quartet has become, in just 10 years, one of the most dynamic and best loved male quartets in the country. Admission is free; love offering will be taken.

Healing Temple       Ministries

First lady Stacey Sims-Kelly’s birthday celebration is at 4 p.m. July 31. Groups appearing will be The Anointed Voices of Americus, The Sons of Gospel of Montezuma, Brothers of Harmony of Dothan, Alabama, Vincent Wilson & New Breed of Columbus, and Liza & The Voices of Faith of Montgomery, Alabama.

Mount Salem Baptist

The annual Mission Day is observed at 11 a.m. July 24 with Pastor Georgia Deriso of Freedom Harvest Worship Center, Leslie, as speaker.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church

All area churches are invited to a “Fruit of the Spirit” program at 2:30 p.m. July 24.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church

Annual revival services are at 7 p.m. Aug. 1-4 with Pastor Tony Smith of Beulah Baptist Church, Dawson, and Hopewell Baptist, Albany as the revivalist.

New St. Paul        Missionary Baptist Church

Annual revival services are at 7 p.m. Aug. 2-4 with the Rev. Eugene Bush as speaker.
A Homecoming celebration is at 11 a.m. Aug. 7 with Pastor Michael Walker bringing the message. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m.

Welcome Baptist Church

The Welcome Baptist Church will be celebrating their annual revival August 1-5, 2016 instead of July 25-29, 2016. Rev. Roosevelt Zanders will be the speaker for the week, beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly.


Big Bethel Baptist Church

We, the Big Bethel Baptist Church family will be celebrating our youth and young adult celebration, the fourth Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. We are asking your youth to come help us celebrate. Our guest minister will be the Reverend Zachery Powell.


Perry Grove         Missionary Baptist Church

The annual Deacon and Deaconess program will be celebrated at 11 a.m. July 30. Everyone is invited.

Freedom Harvest   Worship Center

A Fruit of the Spirit program is at 3 p.m. July 31 with the following speakers: emcee Evangelist Sarah Dice; Love, Veronica Arline, Zion Hope Sumter City; Joy, Velma Coley, William Grove Baptist Church; Peace, Evangelist Joyce Jackson, Love, Joy & Peace; Long Suffering, Mary Thomas, St. John Baptist Church; Gentleness, Missionary Annie Banks, Breathe of Life; Goodness, Carla Smith, Greater Cedar Spring; Faith, Farenza Deriso, Freedom Harvest Worship Center. Everyone is welcome.

New Shady Grove   Missionary Baptist Church

Homecoming is observed during the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday. Sunday school begins at 10 a.m. Everyone is invited.


St. Mark A.M.E. Church

The church’s 146th anniversary is celebrated during the 11 a.m. worship service on July 24. Dinner will be served. Everyone is invited.


New Hope A.M.E. Church

The annual Back to School Rally is from 10 a.m.-noon July 23. School supplies will be donated to all children in the community. Refreshments will be served. Sunundria Rivers, Bibb County educator and Smithville native is guest speaker. Call Kim Page at 229-364-2970 for details.


William Grove Baptist Church

The 107th church anniversary is celebrated at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2-4, with the following speakers: Aug. 2, the Rev. John Thomas and Calvary Baptist Church, Richland; Aug.  3, the Rev. James Hill and Zion Hill Baptist Church, Leslie; Aug. 4, the Rev. Shirley Strawder and St. John and St. Mark A.M.E. churches, Plains. The celebration concludes at 11 a.m. Aug. 7 with Pastor Michael Edge bringing the message. The public is invited.


Mount Zion Webster Missionary Baptist Church

Homecoming services will be held on Sunday, July 24. Sunday school begins at 10:00 a.m., followed by Homecoming services at 11:00 a.m.
The guest minister will be former member, Rev. Willie Greene, pastor of Forest Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Dooly County.
The Pastor, Rev. A. Starling and the church family will extend a cordial invitation to all former members to fellowship in these special services.

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