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Church briefs: March 2, 2019

AMERICUS
Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
The annual Candle Light March starts at 2 p.m. March 10 with featured guests, Overseer Benny Clark and Breath of Life Ministries of Americus, and music by Breath of Life Choir. The public is invited.

Big Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
The Women’s Ministry has its annual Women Day Program at 11 a.m. March 10. Theme is “Breaking Free from the Yoke of Bondage” and Minister Frankie Freeman of First Monumental Faith Missionary Baptist Church, Albany, is speaker.

Piney Grove #3 Baptist Church
The church celebrates its 120th anniversary at 7 p.m. March 5 with the Rev. Jarvis Adside of St. Luke, Macon, as speaker; 7 p.m. March 6 with the Rev. Tony Smith of New Jerusalem Baptist Church, Americus; and culminating at 11 a.m. March 10. Theme is “One Body in Christ, on One Accord.”

First Baptist Church
Discover how God is using Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes around the world to change lives when Pastor Mark and Cherry Brumbelow of Grace Baptist Church, Wild Peach, Texas, speak at 7 p.m. March 14. Their small church packed over 8,000 shoeboxes in 2017, even after Hurricane Harvey struck their community. Through their travels and ministry, they have brought hope and joy to children worldwide in spite of tragedy.

Christians on a Mission Deliverance Center
The 20th Pastor Appreciation is observed in March, with the following schedule: 7 p.m. March 6, Pastor Jessie Watts and Old Shady Baptist Church; 7 p.m. March 13. Pastor Michael Edge and William Grove Baptist Church; 7 p.m. March 18, Pastor George Monts with Whole Truth Ministries and Zion Hope Baptist Church; 7 p.m. March 19, Pastor George Edge and Restoration Church of Americus; 7 p.m. March 20, Dr. Pamela Miller and Majestic Kingdom Embassy of Camilla. Appreciation services culminate at 9:45 a.m. March 24 with Dr. Timothy L. Miller Sr. of Camilla. Everyone is invited.

Healing Temple Ministries
The Gospel Two 6th Anniversary is at 4 p.m. March 10 with the Mighty Zion Trumpets of Macon is one of the guest groups. Everyone is invited.

LESLIE
St. John Baptist Church
The Ever Ready Spiritual Aires Gospel Singers of Leslie/Americus celebrate their 47th anniversary at 4 p.m. March 3. All gospel groups and area choirs are invited, as is the public.

SMITHVILLE
New Hope A.M.E. Church
Family, Friends and Guest Day is observed at 11 a.m. March 17 during morning worship when Minister Albert Hayslip of Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Lee County brings the message. Sunday school starts at 10 a.m.

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