Church Briefs: 11-12-16

Published 11:27 am Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
A Thanksgiving Sunrise services starts at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. The public is invited and breakfast will be served.

Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church
Campbell Chapel AME Church will be celebrating their annual Harvest Day Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Guest speaker will be Dr. Robert Morgan, Pastor of McAfee Grove Baptist Church. Their theme is “A Harvest of Faith, Love and Hope. “Reverend John F. Williams is the Pastor.

New Ebenezer Baptist Church
New Ebenezer Baptist Church and Pastor Jerome Jones wants to announce there will be no worship service November 6th due to the church traveling to Green Grove Baptist Church in Smithville.

Central Baptist Church
Annie Moses Band, the award-winning sibling band, makes stop on PBS Tour in Americus Dec. 2. The concert, “The Art of the Love Song,” starts at 7 p.m. Free tickets available at

Americus O.E.S.
Americus O.E.S. Chapter #26 will observe its 115th anniversary on November 12th at 4pm At the Masonic Hall on Bumphead Road. Min Linda Wright will bring the message. The public is invited to attend.

Perry B Grove Baptist Church
Perry B Grove invites everyone to Bishop Alfred Rushin and Lady Elect Mary Rushin’s 11th anniversary on November 19th at 4pm. Speaker will be announced at a later date. Dinner will be served. Please note that this serviced was changed from the previous date of Nov. 12th to November 19th.

World Church Ministries
World Church Ministries began celebrating its 12th Pastors Appreciation and Church Anniversary beginning Thursday, Nov 10th at 7pm. Pastor Shirley Strawter of St John and St Mark AME Churches was the speaker. The celebration will continue on Sunday, November 13th at 11am. Min. Michael Carter of World Changers Church of Atlanta, GA will be the speaker. Rev Adrian Pitts is the pastor.


New Hope A.M.E. Church
New Hope A.M.E. Church invites everyone to its Four Gospel Writers Program November 20 at 4 p.m. The speaker will be Rev Dr. Lamar Ward of The Vineyard Family Worship Center of Albany, Bishop Melvin McCluster of Friendship Baptist Church, Rev Ronrica Gordon of New Providence and Macedonia Baptist Churches and Rev. David Hamm of Perry Grove Baptist Church, Sis Ardie Jackson of Shady Grove Baptist Church, Leesburg will be the emcee. Refreshments will be served.

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church will be celebrating their 143rd Church Anniversary on Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., led by Apostle Henry Holsey. Anniversary will conclude at 2:30 p.m. with Reverend W. James Hill of Zion Hill Baptist Church of Leslie. Dinner will be served.


Lebanon Baptist Church
Lebanon Baptist Church Pastor Support Ministry will have their Annual Anniversary Program Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Reverend Larry Franklin Jr.  will deliver the message. His choir will render the music, Reverend Hosie Waters pastor.
Senior Choir Ministry of Lebanon Baptist Church will host the Thanksgiving Morning Sunrise Service Thursday, November 24, 2016 @6am. Waters will deliver the Sunrise Sermon, breakfast will be served.
Lebanon Baptist Church will observe their 94th Usher Anniversary on Sunday, November 27 at 11am. Sis Lillie Height of St John A.M.E. Church will speak on the duties of an usher. Waters will deliver the message. Gleaner Captains are Sis Edna Spencer, Sis Alice Muff, and Sis Patricia Williams.

Bethlehem Baptist Church
Bethlehem Baptist Church will host their Annual Ladies Night Out in Red November 16 at 7 p.m. Prophetess Dee Harvey will be the guest speaker and “Men’s Night Out in Black” Thursday November 17 at 7 p.m. with Pastor Rod Hubbard. Men and women are invited to attend each night. Sunday Service will begin at 10:45 a.m.


William Grove Baptist Church
The Pastor’s (the Rev. Michael Edge) 13th Anniversary celebration culminates at 2:30 p.m. Sunday when the Rev. George F. Monts of Zion Hope Baptist Church brings the holy word. The public is invited.

Jerusalem Baptist Church
Jerusalem Baptist Church will observe their Men and Women’s Day Program November 13 with Sunday School beginning at 10 a.m. and Worship service beginning at 11 a.m. The speaker will be Min. Linda Wright, Co-pastor of New Union Grove Baptist Church of Americus.  Rev. Lem Wright is the Pastor.


Jackson Grove Baptist Church
Jackson Grove Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor Eugene Hall’s 11th Anniversary on November 15-17 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. On Tuesday, Pastor Eric Thomas of Big Bethel Baptist Church and ushers will be in charge. On Wednesday, Pastor W.J. Hill of Zion Hill Baptist Church, choir and ushers will be in charge. On Thursday, Pastor Mathis Wright of New Union Grove Baptist Church, choir and ushers will be in charge. On Sunday, November 20 at 11:00 a.m., Pastor Lorenza Mullins and Antioch Baptist Church will be in charge. At 2:30 p.m., Reverend Dr. Robert Morgan of McAfee Grove Baptist Church will be in charge.

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