Church briefs: April 21, 2018

Published 2:11 pm Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Daniel Grove Baptist Church
The annual mission and ushers’ anniversary is celebrated at 11 a.m. May 20 during the worship service. Everyone is invited.

Calvary Episcopal Church
At 5 p.m. April 22, Brink Bush, Americus native and international concert organist, will appear in concert at Calvary Episcopal Church. Seated at the organ he played in his teenage years as he was learning more and more about the instrument that would one day make him famous in the world of organ music, Bush will offer an hour of musical enchantment rarely heard in our city. The concert is open to the public at no cost. A reception honoring the artist follows.

Americus Pentecostal Church
The annual Youth Revival us at 7:30 p.m. April 26 and 27 with guest speaker Minister Cory Price of Grace and Truth Revival Center, Leslie. Theme this year is “Order My Steps in Thy Word.”

Shipp Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
Spring Revival services are from 7:30-9 p.m. May 7-11. The public is invited.

Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church
“Power Sunday” is celebrated at 10:30 a.m. April 29. All surrounding churches are invited. The Rev. Albert Campbell Sr. delivers the message.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Bishop Melvin McCluster presents his Victory Recording Concert at 5 p.m. April 29. The concert is free to the public and features songs from his recently released CD, accompanied by the church’s Mass Choir. Other groups include the Sons of Gospel, the McCray Singers and more. The doors open 4 p.m.
The Women’s Ministry hosts a Women’s Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. May 5 in the church Fellowship Hall. Local educator, Lillie Taylor of Inspirational Church by Faith, Americus, is featured speaker. Theme is “Empowering Women By The Renewing Of Our Minds.” All women are invited. Please be sure to wear your church t-shirts (optional) or casual attire.
Annual Revival Services are at 6 p.m. May 20 and 7 p.m. May 21-23, 2018. Bishop Melvin McCluster brings the Word. Everyone is invited.

United Holiness Church Inc.
The 5th Church Anniversary Services are at 7:30 p.m. May 23-25, at 6 p.m. May 26 and at 11 a.m. May 27. Everyone is welcome.

Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
A Pre-Mother’s Day Program is at 3 p.m. May 5. Everyone is invited.

New Jerusalem Baptist Church
Everyone is invited to the 131st Church Anniversary May 6 when Pastor Willie C. Keleckley and New Mount Mariah Baptist Church are in charge of the service. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. and worship is at 11 am. Dinner will be served.

New St. Paul Baptist Church
The Annual Mission Anniversary is celebrated at 11 a.m. May 6.

Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church
Family and Friends Day is celebrated at 10 a.m. April 29. Everyone is invited.

Saint Paul A.M.E Church
Revival services are at 7:30 p.m. May 7-10.
Mother’s Day is celebrated May 13 beginning with Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed by worship at 11 a.m.

William Grove Baptist Church
Annual Revival Services are at 7:30 p.m. May 1-3 with Pastor Gregory Porter of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Buena Vista, as guest minister. The service concludes at 11 a.m. May 6 with Guest Day. The public is invited.

Freedom Harvest Worship Center
Spring revival services are at 7:30 p.m. April 23-26 with the following speakers: Monday, the Rev. Sterling Vereen and Oak Grove and Pleasant Grove Baptist churches; Tuesday, the Rev. Glenn Bryant and County Line and New Lebanon Baptist churches; Wednesday, Evangelist Allison Harvest and Sander Gifts; and Thursday, Pastor George Monts and Zion Hope Sumter City and Whole Truth Ministry.
Pastor Appreciation is observed May 6, starting at 9 a.m. with worship. The Rev. Dr. Juanita Nixon of Cutliff Grove Baptist Church, Albany is speaker. Apostle Izell Williams and New Direction are in charge of the 2:30 p.m. service. Everyone is invited.

Perry Grove Missionary Baptist Church
Everyone is invited to the Seven Strong Women of the Bible program at 2:30 p.m. April 29. Speakers are Evangelist Dorothy Batts, Evangelist Barbara Burts, Evangelist Joyce Jackson, Evangelist Levonia Lockett, Minister Alice Reddick, Evangelist Sandra Turner and Minister Trynes Jackson.

Lebanon Baptist Church
The 147th Church Anniversary is celebrated April 22 with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Hosie Waters bringing the message.

Plains United Methodist Church
Alive to Thrive Revival is from 7-9 p.m. April 22-25. A covered dish kickoff is at 6:15 p.m. Sunday. A love offering will be taken for the speakers.

Mount Zion Webster Missionary Baptist Church
The 150th Church Anniversary and the 9th Pastor Anniversary Services are April 22. Sunday school is at 11 a.m. Church Anniversary service is at noon. Pastor’s Anniversary service is at 2:30 p.m. The public is invited. Dinner will be served following the pastor’s anniversary service.

New Hope A.M.E. Church
The annual Youth Revival is 7 p.m. May 14-16 with the following speakers. At 11 a.m. May 20 Youth Day is celebrated with a guest speaker. Everyone is invited.

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