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Church briefs: Feb. 3, 2018

AMERICUS
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.

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. Speakers are Minister Melinda Lewis of Friendship Baptist Church, Americus and Pastor George Edge of the Restoration Church, Americus. Call Pastor Georgia Deriso at 229-874-8670 or 229-942-2509 or Mary Thomas 229-874-1730 or 229-938-5531. Daycare available.

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.

Bethlehem Baptist Church
Black History Month is celebrated at 10:45 a.m. Feb. 18 with Annie Bell Moss as guest speaker. Pastor O. Quintodd Bryant delivers the message.

Rylander Church
A Gospel Sing is at 7 p.m. Feb. 3 featuring the Harper Trio of Camilla.

SMITHVILLE
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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