Community calendar for 12/22/12

Published 6:05am Friday, December 21, 2012

Birthdays, anniversaries and special events can be added to, changed or deleted from the calendar by submitting them in writing at The Post-Searchlight office, 301 N. Crawford St., by faxing (229) 246-7665, by e-mailing news@thepostsearchlight.com; or mailing to P.O. Box 277, Bainbridge, GA 39818. 

 

Saturday, Dec. 22

Mt. Olive M.B. Church, located on Spring Creek Road, will present The Christmas Story at 6 p.m. with members of the Youth Department participating.

• Anniversaries: Marcus and Kynthia Butler

• Birthdays: Cheryl Godwin, Nell Bernier, Linda McDowell, Levandis J. “Weasel” Landy, Sam Hager, Irene McClendon, Ashley Anderson, Dewayne Gurley, Charisse Martin

 

Sunday, Dec. 23

Mt. Olive M.B. Church, located off Spring Creek Road, will host the DT Production birthday bash celebration, featuring  many area gospel groups. Singing begins at 4 p.m. until 11 p.m.

Mt. Nebo M.B. Church, located on Lake Douglas Road, will hear Jill McDowell deliver a trial sermon at 5 p.m.

St. Paul M.B. Church, located on U.S. Highway 84 East, will have church services at 10 a.m. only on this date. The same applies to Sunday, Dec. 30.

Pine Forest Baptist Church, located at 104 Pine Forest Rd., will have a youth play, “The Ultimate Gift,” beginning at 6 p.m. It will be followed by finger foods.

• AA, 814 West St., 3 p.m.

• Birthdays: Keith Pollock, Frances Read

 

Monday, Dec. 24

• Christmas Eve

• Christmas Eve Sing-Along with the Bainbridge Community Band and The Post-Searchlight, Willis Park, 6 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church, located at 200 E. Shotwell St., will hold a service of “Lessons and Carols,” beginning at 7 p.m.

• First United Methodist Church at 300 W. Shotwell St. will hold a candlelight communion service at 7 p.m.

AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.

• AA, 814 S. West St., 8 p.m. (Big Book Study)

• Anniversaries: Ennis and Eloise Pittman

• Birthdays: Jimmy Dickson, Dane Culverson, Scott Brown

 

Tuesday, Dec. 25

• Christmas Day

Morris Temple First Born Church of the Living God, located at 300 Poplar Ave., will have a Christmas morning service at 7:30 a.m. Speaker will be Sister Tiffany Jones.

• Nar-Anon Family Group (for friends and family of those suffering with addiction or drug problems), 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m.

• Narcotics Anonymous (closed meeting for addicts or people with drug problems), 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m.

• There will not be a County Commissioners meeting due to the holiday.

• Birthdays: Bob Bradwell, Mike Hutto, Josh Higginbotham, Carol McClendon

 

Wednesday, Dec. 26

AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.

AA, 814 West St., women’s meeting at 6:30 p.m., speaker meeting at 8 p.m.

• Anniversaries: Berry and Lauren Rentz

• Birthdays: Brian Green Sr., Tonia Griner, Patsy Steadham, Kim Mills, Alice Malone, Jamie Enfinger, Donald Searay, Latasha Jackson, Mary Claire Rollins, Bill Burke, Jo-Hannah Brock

 

Thursday, Dec. 27

• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. Highway 27 in Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• Kiwanis Club, Seminole Wind, noon

• AA, 814 S. West St., noon

• Celebrate Recovery, First United Methodist Church, 6:30 p.m.

• Narcotics Anonymous, 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m. (closed meeting for addicts or people with drug problems)

• Nar-Anon Family Group, 232 W. Shotwell St., 8 p.m. (for friends and family of those suffering with addiction or drug problems)

• Birthdays: Brian Donalson, Anna Roberts, Garrett Wooten, Ken Markham, Suzanne Angell

 

Friday, Dec. 28

• Department of Drivers Services license examiner office open, U.S. Highway 27 in Colquitt, Ga., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• AA Recovery Group, U.S. Highway 27 North behind Mr. Pip’s, 1 p.m.

• Staying Alive group of Narcotics Anonymous, 232 W. Shotwell St. (across from Methodist Church), 8 p.m. (open meeting, everyone welcome)

• Anniversaries: Mr. amd Mrs. Haisten Wilkinson, Callie and Chris Bryan

• Birthdays: Elaine Moore, Ashley K. Josey, J. Cuyler Duke, Gordin Hutchins, John VanLandingham, Will Bius

 

Saturday, Dec. 29

The Fourth District Union meeting of the First Flint River M.B. Association will convene with St. Matthew M.B. Church at 10 a.m. this date and on the 30th. A special presentation will come from the Phoenix Group USA, the Missionary Sermon from Rev. Calvin Isom Sr.; Sunday sermon from Rev. David Hamm. Guest Sunday School teacher, Bro. Bryan Collier. Music will be provided by Holy Neck Gospel Choir, Fourth District Youth Choir, Piney Grove M.B. Church.

 

Sunday, Dec. 30

Mt. Olive M.B. Church, located on Spring Creek Road, will celebrate the 5th Sunday with an 11 a.m. worship service featuring The Spiritual Wonders and Senior Male Usher Board in charge.

 

Monday, Dec. 31

• New Year’s Eve

• St. Paul M.B. Church, located on U.S. Highway 84 East, will have a “Watch Night” service, beginning at 10 p.m.

Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West Street, will hold a Watch Night service beginning at 10 p.m. Breakfast will be served.

Morris Temple First Born Church of the Living God, located at 300 Poplar Ave. will have a Watch Night service beginning at 10 p.m.

Mt. Olive M.B. Church, located on Spring Creek Road, will have a Watch Night Service beginning at 10 p.m., Singing the Old Year out and the New Year in with the Spiritual Wonders, Gospel Choralettes and others.

Second St. James M.B. Church, located at 1912 Potter St., will hold a Watch Night service starting at 10:15 p.m. to bring in the New Year.

 

Tuesday, Jan. 1

• New Year’s Day

 

Wednesday, Jan. 2

• Bainbridge College offices re-open

 

Monday, Jan. 7

• First day of classes for regular and A terms at Bainbridge College

 

Tuesday, Jan. 8

 Special Election to fill the vacancy in State Senate District 11 (The runoff will be Feb. 5, if necessary)

• Students in Decatur County Schools return to class

 

Monday, Jan. 14

The Decatur County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold its dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Charter House. For reservations, please call 246-4238 by noon on Friday, Jan. 11.

 

Monday, Jan. 21

• Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday

 

Thursday, Jan. 24

• Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Ceremony, Kirbo Center at Bainbridge College

 

Sunday, Jan. 27

Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church, located at 1810 S. West St., will have Family and Friends Day at 11:15. Dinner will follow the service.

• International Holocaust Remembrance Day

 

Thursday, Jan. 31

• The 2013 Job and Career Expo will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Kirbo Center on the Bainbridge College campus. The event is sponsored by the SWGA Employer Committee and Bainbridge College, co-sponsored by Bainbridge Career Center at Georgia Dept. of Labor and the Bainbridge/Decatur County Chamber of Commerce.

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