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Church briefs: Jan. 27, 2018

AMERICUS
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
Youth Revival services are at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 and 31. Tuesday’s speaker is Minister Travis Rush with music Spring Creek Baptist Church Choir. Wednesday’s speaker is Minister LaSondra Swain with music by Freedom Harvest Church Choir. The public invited.

Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church
The church’s 159th anniversary is celebrated at 2 p.m. Feb. 11 with guest preacher, the Rev. David Hamm of Perry Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Leslie. Theme is “Working Together in Love.” Everyone is invited. To buy an ad in the program, contact Gladys Hopkins @hopkins1020@yahoo.com and mail your check to the church P.O. Box 1522, Americus.

New St. Paul Baptist Church
The ushers’ 56th anniversary is celebrated at 4 p.m. Feb. 11. Guest speaker is Sister Rosemary Jones of New Beulah Baptist Church. For information call Sandra Hall 229-924-5954.

Southwest Georgia Missionary Baptist Association
A Youth workshop convenes at 10 a.m. Jan. 27 at the associational church, 1213 Douglas Circle. For information call  Sister Martha B. Durham (229)944-3229 or (229)928-3622) or Deacon Rodney Burks at (229)310-9014

DESOTO
Big Bethel Baptist Church
Newly called pastor, the Rev. Willie Edward Walker, is installed at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 28. The Rev. Lorenza Mullis and Antioch Baptist Church of DeSoto are in charge. The public is invited.

ELLAVILLE
William Grove Baptist Church
The Ushers’ Anniversary is celebrated at 11 a.m. Feb. 4 when Pastor Willie C. Kleckley and New Mount Moriah Baptist Church are in charge of services. The public is invited, especially ushers from the surrounding areas.

New Corinth Baptist Church
The Installation Ceremony for Bishop Alfred Rushin and first lady Mary Rushin is at 2 p.m. Feb. 3. The speaker is Apostle Danny K. Smith.  Dinner will be served.

LESLIE
Women Deliverance Ministry
The “No Greater Love” banquet is at 6 p.m. Feb. 10 at Leslie Civic Center. Tickets are $30/couple and $20/single. Call Pastor Georgia Deriso at 229-874-8670 or 229-942-2509 or Mary Thomas 229-874-1730 or 229-938-5531. Daycare available.

Perry Grove Baptist Church
A community-wide prayer brunch is from 10 a.m.-noon Jan. 27. The speaker is Pastor Jim English of Leslie Baptist Church. The community is invited.

PLAINS
Lebanon Baptist Church
The Christian Family Cluster Circle hosts a Valentine Extravaganza for adults at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 in the church Fellowship Hall. Representatives from Innovative Senior Solutions, the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office and the Sumter County Department Family and Children Services will be present. The young at heart in the surrounding community are invited.

New Hope A.M.E. Church
Everyone is invited to a Black History Program at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 11 when state Rep. Winfred Dukes, District 154 of Albany, is guest speaker.

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