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Church briefs: Oct. 13, 2018

AMERICUS
Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church
Everyone is invited in celebrating the Vivian Bryant Angel Choir’s 27th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 21 with worship, song, and dance. All special guests are invited to render an A and B selection.

Piney Grove No. 3 Baptist Church
A Men/Women Celebration, “Christian Men/Women Going with Jesus All the Way,” is at 11 a.m. Oct. 14 guest speaker, the Rev. Ferlin Tyson and Minister Belinda Cutts Tyson of Mount Able Baptist Church. Everyone is invited.

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
The annual Ushers’ Anniversary observance is at 11 a.m. Oct. 21 during the worship service. Deacon J. C. Bryant from Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church, Plains, speaks on the duties of an usher. The sermon will be delivered by Pastor Ricky Cladd.
The public is invited to a special prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. Oct. 27 with the theme, “Transformation – Preparing your Mind, Body and Soul.” Speaker is Evangelist Patricia Pace.

Big Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
The church celebrates its 135th anniversary at 5 p.m. Oct. 13 beginning is the “Evening of Royalty,” with Tracy Famborough of William Grove Baptist Church, Ellaville, as mistress of ceremony, for an evening of fun, fashion and excitement. The celebration culminates at 11 a.m. Oct. 14 with the Rev. Dr. Robert Morgan and McAfee Grove Baptist Church, Lee County in charge. Sunday colors are white with a royal purple scarf for women and a black suit and royal purple tie or bow tie with white shirt for men. Dinner will be served. Everyone is welcome.

Life Point Church
The free family Trunk or Treat begins at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Includes jumping castle, hay ride, puppet show, candy, free hotdogs and popcorn, giveaways, games, face painting, and more. Recommended ages birth to fifth grade.

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church
Family and Friends Day is celebrated at 11 a.m. Oct. 28 with Pastor Elijah Shafah of St. Paul A.M.E., Troy, Alabama, as guest speaker. Dress down/fall colors is the attire for the occasion. The public is invited.

Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
An Appreciation Fellowship service is at 3 p.m. Oct. 20 with Pastor Willie Oates of Bible Alive of Preston as speaker.

New Mount Mariah Baptist Church
The choir anniversary scheduled for 2 p.m. Oct. 14 has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.

Daniel Grove Missionary Baptist
The 73rd church anniversary celebration is at 2 p.m. Oct. 21. Pastor Jesse Watts of Old Shady Grove Baptist Church is speaker. Dinner will be served. All are welcome.

Salem United Methodist Church
The highly acclaimed Mylon Hayes Family will give a gospel concert at 6 p.m. Oct. 20. The Mylon Hayes Family has a number of the most frequently played songs in the current Southern Gospel genre. There is no admission charge but a freewill offering will be taken.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
The 2018 Leadership Conference is Oct. 14 and 16-18 themed “Developing The Fruit That Remain”, John 15:16. The opening worship service begins at 6 p.m. Oct. 14 with Pastor Michael Edge and William Grove Baptist Church in charge of services. Teaching sessions start at 6 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday with presenters: Tuesday – Minister Melody Lewis; Tuesday and Wednesday – Brother Nile Yearby Jr., and Thursday – Bishop Melvin McCluster. Worship services follow at 7:30 p.m. with Tuesday, the Rev. KeAnthony Brooks and Bethesda Baptist Church; Wednesday, the Rev. George Edge and Restoration Church; and Thursday, the Rev. Norman Pierce and The Real Church of Albany in charge. All surrounding church members are welcome and a special invitation is extended to church leaders serving in any area of ministry (deacons, stewards, deaconesses, choir members, musicians, ushers, etc.).

New Jerusalem Baptist Church
Pastor Toney Smith’s Installation Service is at 3 p.m. Nov. 4. Everyone is invited.

New Corinth Baptist Church
The Fall Revival is at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16-18 with the following speakers: Tuesday, the Rev. Jamacia Kelly; Wednesday, the Rev. Willie Pearman,; Thursday, the Rev. Daniel Clinton. Everyone is also invited to the Pastor’s Installation Service at 3 p.m. Dinner will be serviced.

ANDERSONILEE
Union Oak Grove Baptist Church
An Ushers’ Fellowship Service is observed at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 28 when Minister Marcus Arnett brings the message. Dinner will be served.

ELLAVILLE
New Corinth Baptist Church
The 129th church anniversary is celebrated Oct. 14 with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. The community is invited. Bishop Alfred Rushin delivers the message, and refreshments will be served.

PLAINS
Greater Cedar Spring Missionary Baptist Church
The annual usher get together is at 11 a.m. Oct. 21with the Rev. Rod Hubbard as speaker. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

Lebanon Baptist Church
Family, Friends and Breast Cancer Day is observed Oct. 28 with Sunday school at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m.
The 96th Ushers’ Anniversary is celebrated at 11 a.m. Nov. 25.

St. Mark A.ME. Church
The Vera Wakefield Gardner Missionary Society of Archery Community observes the annual Missionary Day Oct. 14 during the 11 a.m. worship service. The pastor, the Rev. Shirley Strawter, brings the message.

Bethlehem Baptist Church
“Pack the Pews Pink,” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is held at 10:45 a.m. Oct. 21 with Veronica Terry Arline as featured speaker. Everyone is encouraged to wear pink to celebrate the survivors and remember those who fought. Pastor O. Quintodd Bryant delivers the message.

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