Church briefs: 9-28-19

Published 9:33 pm Friday, September 27, 2019

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Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church

Everyone is invited to the annual Men and Women Day program during the 11 a.m. worship service Oct. 6. Pastor Georgia Deriso of Freedom Harvest Worship Center is guest speaker. Colors are red and black.


Union Oak Grove Baptist Church

The annual Ushers’ Fellowship Program is at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 27 with guest speaker, Deacon Eric Brown, son of the Late Deacon Isaiah Brown and Deaconess Bessie Brown of New St. Paul Baptist Church.


  Ladies Retreat

Cross Faith Ministries brings its first ladies retreat to Americus Oct. 19 at the KOA Hayes House at 1619 U.S. Highway 280. Check-in begins at 8:15 a.m. with the retreat kickoff at 9 a.m. and dismissal at 5 p.m. Join us for a day of anointed worship by Meredith Osterhaus (of Lexington, S.C.) and four powerfully packed sessions by Pastor Shannon (Woods) Contreras (formerly of Americus). Spaces are limited! Call 803-363-6265 or find us on Facebook for more details.


Healing Temple Ministries

Faithful and Determined host a fellowship program starts at 5 p.m. Sept. 29 with guest groups: Minister Tommie Barber and the DiscipleAires of Ashburn, Out of Darkness of Milledgeville, The Chosen Voices of Montezuma, and the Gospel Blenz of South Georgia. Admission is free and everyone is invited. For more information call 229-942-5068 or 478-244-9595.


New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

Stacey & The Anointed Voices of Americus sponsor a gospel singing at 5 p.m. Sept. 29 with groups Stacey and The Anointed Voices of Americus, Jenkins Jubilees of Americus, Next Level of Albany, Michael Acree and The Miracle Workers of Fitzgerald, Wallace Jordan and The Bright Stars of Fort Gaines, Jamal Pitts and One Purpose of Enigma, and Restored of Albany. Everyone is invited. For more information, call Stacey Sims Kelly (229) 942-6522.


New Jerusalem Baptist Church

The annual Family and Friends Night is at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 when Pastor Ricky Cladd delivers the message. All are welcome.


New Corinth Baptist Church

The Free Will Usher Union convenes at 11 a.m. Sept. 29. All union churches and ushers are asked to attend and the public is invited. Dinner will be served.


Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church

The Young People Department of your church, as well as your church family, are invited to attend the annual Youth Day Celebration at 3 p.m. Sept. 29 with the Rev. Michael Edge, William Grove Baptist Church, Ellaville, as speaker. Theme is “Building Up God’s Kingdom.”

The Eastern District Lay Organization sponsors a barbecue dinner sale from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 5 at the church. A donation of $8 will get you chopped barbecue, baked beans, cole slaw, bread, and



Salem United Methodist Church

Homecoming is celebrated at 11 a.m. Oct. 6. The Rev. McCray Dove, who is also lead singer of the Dove Brothers Quartet, brings the message. Lunch will be served following the worship service.

Dove also performs with the Dove Brothers Reunion Quartet at 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Barn (1574 Ga. Highway 49 North, Andersonville. Everyone is welcome.



Shipp Chapel Baptist Church

Everyone is invited to the Christian Women in Action annual Women of Color program is at 11 a.m. Sept. 29. Sunday school is at 9 a.m. and worship is at 11 a.m.

Fall revival services are at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 & 11 with guest pastor, the Rev. Johnny Sanders of New Bethel Missionary Church. Everyone is welcome.



Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

The annual ushers’ anniversary is celebrated at 11 a.m. Oct. 20, during the worship service. Guest speaker is Sister Almarie Laster of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Albany. The public is invited. All ushers are asked to wear their church uniform.



New Beginning Outreach Ministries

Everyone is invited to the fifth Sunday service at noon Sept. 29 at 1201 2nd Montgomery St. Speaker is Bishop Samuel Sneed of Albany.



Big Bethel Baptist Church

Everyone is invited to the 136th church anniversary celebration at 7 p.m. Oct. 9. New St. Paul Baptist Church and Pastor Michael Walker are in charge of the service along with the Old Corinth Baptist Church Choir.

On Oct. 13, the morning service is at 11 a.m. with Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church and its Pastor KeAnthony Brooks. And, at 2 p.m., the Rev. Dr. H. C. Wilson and Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church are in charge of the closing service.






Greater New Lebanon Baptist Church

The Progressive Ushers Union meets at 11 a.m. Sept. 29 when the Rev. Glenn Bryant brings the message. All ushers and members are asked to attend.

The Progressive Ushers Union host a CPR training at 10 a.m. Oct. 5 in the church fellowship hall. All ushers and deacons are invited; no fee required. Call Sister Alice Muff (229-376-5597), Brother Michael Stewart (229-395-5818), or Deacon Calvin Colbert (229-942-5108).


Greater Cedar Spring Missionary Baptist Church

The 111th church anniversary is celebrated during the 1 p.m. worship service on Oct. 6. The Rev. Rod Hubbard brings the message. The public is invited.


Bethlehem Baptist Church

A Deacon and Deaconness program is at 10:45 a.m. Sept. 29. Guest speakers are Deacon Larry and Deaconess Betty Faye Bouyer of New Provisor Missionary Baptist Church. Georgia Southwestern State University Gospel Choir renders the music.  The Rev. O’Quintodd Bryant, host pastor delivers the message. Men are asked to wear black and white and women are asked to wear white. Everyone is invited.


Rylander Church

A gospel singing starts at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 featuring Three in Accord.


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