Church briefs: Sept. 15, 2018

Published 2:03 pm Saturday, September 15, 2018

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church
The first Lay Day Worship Services is at 3 p.m. Sept. 30 featuring the local lay president of Antioch A.M.E. Church, Alfreda Young Brooks, as speaker. She is first vice president of the Sixth Episcopal District.

United Holiness Church
The Grand Fellowship Assembly continues to be celebrated at 6 p.m. Sept. 8, and 11 a.m. Sept. 9. Everyone is invited.

Butterflies Ministry Inc.
Everyone is invited to participate in a free weekly word clinic journey through the Bible from 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays.

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
The 140th church anniversary service is Sept. 16 with the 11 a.m. worship service message by Pastor Ricky Cladd. At the 2:30 p.m. service, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Albany and its pastor, the Rev. Daniel Simmons are in charge. The public is invited. Dinner will be served.

Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
Revival services start at 7 p.m. Sept. 11-13 with Pastor Carl Munns Jr. as speaker.
Homecoming is observed at 4 p.m. Sept. 15 with Pastor Coley Clark as speaker. Dinner will be served.

Mountain Creek A.M.E. Church
The annual Fall Revival is celebrated at 7 p.m. Sept. 11-13. The Rev. Dr. John Williams, pastor of Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church, is guest evangelist for the week.
A Camp Meeting Service is at 11 a.m. Sept. 16 when pastor, the Rev. Gerald Harris, delivers the message.

Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church
Family and Friends Day is observed at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 23 with the theme, “Family and Friends: Working Together for Christ.” All are welcome.
Everyone is invited in celebrating the Vivian Bryant Angel Choir’s 26th anniversary at 2 p.m. Oct. 15 with worship, song, and dance. All special guests are invited to render an A and B selection.

Kingdom of Heaven Ministries Inc.
A “Pastoral Thrust” revival is mat 7 p.m. Sept. 12-14 with speakers, Pastor Luke Adams, Pastor Decarlo Marcus, and Elder Lashonda Mike, consecutively.

New Corinth Baptist Church
The ushers’ anniversary is observed at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 16 during the worship service. All area churches and the public are invited.
At 2:30 p.m. Sept. 16, a benefit benevolent program to honor Sister Jacqueline Brown will be held. The Jenkins Jubilees minister the music. All area churches and the public are invited.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Brother William Jenkins, son of the late Rev. M.C. and Retha Jenkins, delivers his first sermon at 6 p.m. Sept. 16. The surrounding is invited.
The 123rd church anniversary is celebrated at 7 p.m. Sept. 19-21 and 10 a.m. Sept. 23, with the program as follows: Sept. 19, Pastor Larry B. Sims Sr. and Union Tabernacle Baptist Church & Choir; Sept. 20, Pastor Rod Hubbard and Greater Cedar Springs Baptist Church & Choir; Sept. 21, Calendar Tea (wear your church t-shirt) with Minister Gwen Harris presiding.
The anniversary celebration culminates Sept. 23 when the pastor, Bishop Melvin McCluster, brings the message. Colors are blue and gold. Dinner follows in the Fellowship Hall. Everyone is invited.

Greater Cedar Spring Baptist Church
The annual women conference is at 11 a.m. Sept. 15 and 16, with April Washington-Johnson and Dr. Ashley Richardson speaking, consecutively.

Union Oak Grove Baptist Church
Annual Guest Day is observed at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 23. Theme is “Family, Faith, and Friends, for These We Give Thanks. The public is invited.
The church family picnic is fro, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 22 with free food, games, and fun for all.

St. Paul A.M.E. Church
The ushers anniversary is observed Sept. 9 during the 11 a.m. worship service. Speaker Sister Hattie Ferguson of Old Corinth Baptist Church. The Rev. Norris Harris brings the message.

William Grove Baptist Church
The Youth Ministry celebrated the annual Youth Day at 11 a.m. Sept. 16. Minister Trenton Floyd of Old Antioch Baptist Church, Plains, brings the Holy Word. All youth from the surrounding areas have a special invitation to attend.

Piney Grove #3 Baptist Church
The annual Cemetery Cleaning Ceremony is from 8-9 a.m. Sept. 8, or earlier.
Homecoming & Family/Friends Celebration is at 11 a.m. Sept. 9.

New Hope A.M.E. Church
The 164th church anniversary is celebrated at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7. The Rev. Jermaine Harris and Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church are in charge of the service. Dinner will be served.