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Church briefs: March 3, 2018

AMERICUS
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
The annual Candlelight Service is observed at 2 p.m. March 11 with guest speaker, Overseer Benny F. Clark, pastor of Breath of Life Ministries, Americus. The public is invited.

Big Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
The annual Women’s Day Program is at 11 a.m. March 11. The speaker is Minister Frankie Freeman of First Monumental, Albany. Everyone is welcome.

Women of Power Embracing Their Destiny
Fellowship is at 11 a.m. March 3 at Lake Blackshear Regional Library, 307 E. Lamar St. Speaker is Minister Melody Lewis of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. For information call Minister Catherine Sims 229-942-1028.

Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church
The second anniversary of the pastor, the Rev. Dr. John Williams, is celebrated at 10:30 a.m. March 4. Family, friends and members are invited to the event themed “On My Way to Heaven.”

Central Baptist Church and Salem United Methodist Church
Central Baptist Church and Salem United Methodist Church have joined with the Barn in Andersonville to present two outstanding events. St 7 p.m. March 9, the Talley Trio and the Tribute Quartet perform their “Good News He’s Alive” Concert at Central Baptist Church, Americus. The Dayspring Trio opens the concert at 6:45 p.m. This is a special event, only scheduled a few times per year, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. General admission tickets are $15, Artist’s Circle tickets are $25 and include a “meet and greet” with all artists at 6 p.m. and reserved seating. Ages 16 under are admitted free of charge.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
The 2018 Recovery Ministry Annual Conference is at 7 p.m. March 6 with Deacon Calvin Sims and Bishop Melvin McCluster as speakers. For information call Minister Rosa Floyd 229-591-3160 or Sister Cathy Dukes 229-938-4376. Anyone recovering or suffering from any type of substance abuse: alcohol, drugs, eating disorder, or anything else holding you in bondage is invited.

Christians On a Mission Deliverance Center
The Pastor, Prophetess Helen Mercer’s, 19th appreciation celebration is held during March. Each Sunday service begins at 9:45 a.m. Each evening service starts at 7 p.m. March 7 features Pastor Jesse Watts and Old Shady Grove Baptist Church; March 14, Pastor George Edge and The Restoration Church of Americus; March 19, Pastor Adrian Pitts and World Church Ministry; March 20, Pastor George Monts and Whole Truth Ministry and Zion Hope Baptist Church; March 21, Dr. Pamala Miller and Majestic Kingdom Embassy, Camilla. The celebration culminates at 9:45 a.m. March 25 with Dr. Timothy Miller and Majestic Kingdom Embassy, Camilla.

The Healing Temple Holiness Church
The church’s fifth anniversary is celebrated at 4 p.m. March 11. Everyone is invited. A variety of gospel singers and groups from all around are participating. For information  call booking manager Sister Doris Sims 229-938-9220.

Americus Holiness                       Deliverance Temple
Special guest speaker and world-renowned gospel singer, Bishop Rance Allen is featured at a service at 7 p.m. March 9. Free and open to the public.

Faith Baptist Church
A unique multimedia presentation, Noah and the Ark, by Dr. Michael Todd, begins at 5 p.m. March 11. Presentation includes a 7-foot scale model of Noah’s Ark on display. Free admission,

ANDERSONVILLE
The Barn
At 7 p.m. March 10 the Dayspring Trio joins the Blackwood Brothers for a concert. A $5 donation will be asked at the door and a love offering will be taken.

LESLIE
Perry Grove Missionary Baptist Church
Men and Women Day is observed at 11 a.m. March 4. Speaker for the men is Deacon Eric Bryant of Lebanon Baptist Church of Plains. Speaker for the women is Sister Dorothy Sneed of New Beulah Baptist Church of Cobb. Colors for Sunday are yellow and black. For information call Pastor Georgia Deriso at 229-874-8670.

St. John Baptist Church
The Ever-Ready Spiritual Aires Gospel Singers of Leslie/Americus celebrate their 46th anniversary at 4 p.m. March 4. All gospel groups and area choirs are invited, as well as the public.

PLAINS
Maranatha Baptist Church
Revival services are from 6-7 p.m. March 18-21. Speakers are Evelyn Lemly, CEO of Kairos; Dr. David Gushee, pastor, author and ethicist; Maina Mwaura, speaker and journalist; and Justin Brown, Mercer University football chaplain. For information call 229-824-7896.

Greater Cedar Spring Baptist Church
A benevolent program in honor of Anthony Darling is at 3 p.m. March 10. Everyone is invited.

Rylander Church
A Gospel Sing begins at 7 p.m. March 3 featuring “Three in Chord” Singers.

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