Church briefs: Nov. 10, 2018

Published 10:16 pm Friday, November 9, 2018

Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church
The community is invited to the installation activities and services for the new pastor, the Rev. KeAnthony Brooks: 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 14, AWANA and Youth Night; 7 p.m. Nov. 15, Christians Fellowshipping Together, Friendship Baptist Church with sermon by Pastor Melvin McCluster; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Church Family Fellowship; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 17, Community Outreach Wellness Symposium; 10 a.m. Nov. 18, morning worship service; 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Installation Ceremonial Service with Concord Missionary Baptist Church, Salem, Ala., and sermon by Pastor Marshall S. Morgan Sr. Fellowship dinner immediately follows. For more information contact Wanda Curry, at 229.942.2213 or

Saint Paul A.M.E. Church
Everyone is invited to celebrate the 128th church anniversary on Nov. 11.

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
The Mission Auxiliary observes its annual Mission Program at 2 p.m. Nov. 11 with Minister Charlene Aldridge from Living Word Church, Ellaville, as speaker. The public is invited.

United Holiness Church
Founder’s Week Observance is at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and 16, at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 and 11 a.m. Nov. 18. Everyone is invited.

Community Thanksgiving Service
A Community Thanksgiving worship service is at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 332 S. Lee St. The Rev. Drew Anderson brings the sermon. Everyone is welcome. Sponsored by the Sumter Area Ministerial Association.

Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church
The annual Harvest Day celebration is at 3 p.m. Nov. 25 at 429 N. Jackson St. Guest preacher is the Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Sherrod III of Stringer Street A.M.E. Church, Dothan, Alabama. The public is invited. For more information, call the Rev. Dr. John Williams, pastor, at 229-924-5861.

Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
The pastor’s anniversary celebration is at 3 p.m. Nov. 17 with guest speaker, Pastor Donnie Ray Hall Sr. of Mount Oliver Baptist Church of Warwick and Holly Grove Baptist Church of Vienna. Bishop Alfred Rushin brings the message at 11 a.m.

Old Shady Grove Baptist Church
Pastor Jesse Watts’ 34-year anniversary is celebrated. Pastor Clinton Aldridge speaks.

World Church Ministries
The pastor’s, the Rev. Adrian Pitts, 14th Appreciation celebration and Church Anniversary observance are at 11 a.m. Nov. 11.

Saint Paul A.M.E. Church
Everyone is invited to the 128th church anniversary Nov. 11.

William Grove Baptist Church
The pastor’s Michael B. Edge, 15th Pastoral Anniversary celebration culminates with Anniversary Service at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 11 with Bishop Melvin McCluster and Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. The public is invited.

Jerusalem Baptist Church
The Men and Women’s Day program is Nov. 11 with speaker, Minister Charlene Aldridge of Living World Christian Ministry of Ellaville. Everyone is invited.

Old Corinth Missionary Baptist Church
Everyone is invited to the Fall Revival at 7 p.m. Nov. 13, 14 and 15 with the following speakers: Tuesday, Pastor Toney Smith of New Jerusalem Baptist Church; Wednesday, Pastor Christopher O’Bryant of Rehoboth Bible Church, Albany and New Hope of Colquitt, and Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church of Dawson; Thursday, Pastor Horace Holloway of New Birth Ministries, Tifton. At 10 a.m. Nov. 18, Minister Tannica Thomas of Faith Perfecting Life Center Warner Robins delivers the worship service.

Lebanon Baptist Church
The 96th Ushers’ Anniversary is celebrated at 11 a.m. Nov. 25. Deacon Eric Bryant Sr. and the Rev. Hosie Waters are speakers.
The Senior Choir Ministry hosts a Thanksgiving Morning Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. Nov. 22. Breakfast will be served, and the Rev. Hosie Waters delivers the sermon.

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church
All seniors, the elderly, disabled, sick and shut-ins are invited to the annual Senior Citizens Pre-Thanksgiving Luncheon/Dinner at noon Nov 17 in the fellowship hall.

Zion Hope Baptist Church
The 142nd anniversary celebration continues at 11 a.m. Nov. 11 with Pastor George Monts.

New Hope A.M.E. Church
A Four Gospel Writers program is at 3 p.m. Nov. 11 with the following guest preachers: the Rev. Ronrico Gordon of Macedonia and New Providence Baptist churches, the Rev. Toney Smith, of New Jerusalem Baptist Church, the Rev. Rod Hubbard of Greater Cedar Spring Baptist Church, and the Rev. Dr. Lamar Ward of Vineyard Baptist Church. First lady Shannon Gordon provides the music. Everyone is invited.

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
The 145th Church Anniversary is observed Nov. 11 with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship at 11 a.m. Apostle Henry Holsey delivers the message with guest minister, the
Rev. James Hill and Zion Hill Baptist Church of Leslie. The observance concludes at 2:30 p.m. and dinner will be served.

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