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Church briefs: Aug. 20, 2016

Americus
Salem United Methodist Church
Triumphant Quartet is in concert from 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 2. There is no admission charge, but a love offering will be taken. Triumphant has been voted Fan Favorite Quartet by Singing News readers for six straight years and has also had their bass singer, Eric Bennett voted Fan Favorite bass and their album “Awesome God” voted Fan Favorite Album. Since Triumphant began singing in 2003, they have had four songs reach #1 and several more reach high levels in various lists. They have been singing for over thirteen years without a change in singers (quite unusual in this profession).

Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church
The 150th church anniversary celebration continues at 10 a.m. Aug. 28 with recognition of current and past members.
At 2 p.m., the Rev. Anthony Corbett of Lundy Chapel Baptist Church of Macon brings the message. There will be a Proclamation from the City of Americus and Sumter County. Ads for the commemorative souvenir booklet are accepted until Aug. 22. Call 229-928-2382 for more information.

Welcome Baptist Church
Men and Women Day is celebrated at 11 a.m. Sept. 4. The Rev. Michael Cunningham of Friendship Baptist Church and the Rev. Mary Ann King of House of God are speakers. Friendship Baptist Church Men Choir provides the music. Light refreshments will be served.

Calvary Episcopal Church
Dress your dorm room with small appliances, housewares, pictures, books, DVDs, bed linens. The Mustard Seed Thrift Shop has it all. Open 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays at 151 Brannon Ave. Staffed by Calvary Episcopal Church.

Andersonville
Union Oak Grove Baptist Church
Homecoming is celebrated at 2 p.m. Aug. 28 with Pastor Mathis Wright as speaker along with New Union Baptist Church. The morning worship service is at 11:30 a.m.

Ellaville
Mount Zion Baptist Church
Annual revival services are at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30-Sept. 1. Guest revivalist is Pastor Michael Edge of William Grove Baptist Church. The revival culminates at 11 a.m. Sept. 4 with Homecoming when Pastor Eugene Tookes brings the message. The public is invited.

Plains
Lebanon Baptist Church
The 33rd Pastor Appreciation Service, for the Rev. Hosie Waters, is observed Aug.  28 with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. and at 2 p.m. with guest minister Bishop Melvin McCluster bringing the message and Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Choir rendering the music.

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