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Church briefs: Dec. 2, 2017

AMERICUS

Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
The church will be hosting its annual Christmas program at 4:00 p.m. on Dec. 2. The public is invited.
The church will be hosting an usher’s get-together at 3:00 on Dec. 9. The speaker will be Pastor Mathis Wright.

Antioch Baptist Church
The annual Christmas program is at 4 p.m. Dec. 9. The public is invited.

Bethlehem Baptost Church
The church will be celebrating their Usher’s Anniversary on Dec. 3 along with regular service at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Bryant will bring the message. The public is invited to attend.

Old Shady Grove Baptist Church
The church will be hosting the ordination ceremony for Pastor Nikki Brown on Dec. 3 at 6:00 p.m. Pastor Jesse Watts will bring the message.

DESOTO

Freedom Harvest Worship Center
Pastor Georgia Deriso’s seventh anniversary is celebrated at 3 p.m. Dec. 3 with Bishop Melvin McCluster and Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in charge of the service. Everyone is invited. Dinner will be served.

LESLIE

Leslie United Methodist Church
Everyone is invited to Christmas Cheer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Enjoy photos with Santa, carols, crafts and refreshments for the whole family. Bring your camera or use the church photographer. Bring a friend.

PLAINS

St. Mark A.M.E. Church
The annual Seniors Program is at 3 p.m. Dec. 16 with food, fun, games, and a small gift for all seniors over the age of 55.

Greater Cedar Spring
Missionary Baptist Church
The Pastoral Pre-Instillation service for Pastor Rod Hubbard culminates at 2 p.m. Dec. 3 with guest speaker, the Rev. Lorenzo Heard of Greater Second Mount Olive Baptist Church of Albany.

Bethlehem Baptist Church
A Deacon Ordination Service for Jesse Durham Sr. is at 10:45 a.m. Dec. 31. Pastor O. Quintodd Bryant delivers the message.

Rylander Church
The church will be holding a gospel sing on Dec. 2 at 7:00 p.m. Calvary’s Cross will be performing.

Lebanon Baptist Church
The church will be hosting a Homeland Church Security Seminar on Dec. 2 at 10:00 a.m. The purpose of the seminar will be to prepare and inform people on how to stay safe during worship services.

ELLAVILLE

Jerusalem Baptist Church
The church will be hosting Family and Friends Day on Dec. 10, beginning with Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. and worship service at 11:00 a.m.

BUENA VISTA

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church
The church will be celebrating Homecoming-Family-and Friends Day on Dec. 3, beginning at 11:00 a.m.

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