Church news briefs

Published 2:19 pm Thursday, June 2, 2011

• St. Thomas M.B. Church—The church, located 198 Edward Road, Fowlstown, will have a prayer breakfast on Saturday, June 4, at 9 a.m., with Minister Belinda Corley of Bainbridge speaking on the theme, “Prayer without Ceasing.”

• West Bainbridge Baptist Church—The church, located 801 Griffin St., will have a homecoming celebration on Sunday, June 5, at 10:30 a.m., with Gospel Bluegrass Band and Blue Shades of Grass.

• First Presbyterian Church—The church, located 200 Shotwell St., will have a special musical service Sunday, June 5, at 10:30 a.m. The Chancel Choir will present the Faure’ Requiem accompanied by organ, strings and harp.

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• True Gospel Baptist Church—The church, located 1710 Belcher Lane, will observe its fifth-year anniversary Sunday, June 5, at 11 a.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Walter McDonald of Providence Baptist Church in Tallahassee.

• Nelson Chapel A.M.E. Church—The church, located 640 Hall St., will have a celebration of the one-year anniversary and appreciation for the Rev. James A. Platt on Sunday, June 5, at 3 p.m. A reception will follow the service.

• Fellowship Baptist Church—The church, located 2861 Spring Creek Road, Brinson, will hold Vacation Bible School June 5 to 9 at 6 to 8:30 p.m. each day. For ages 4 years through fifth grade. Call 246-1364 for more information.

• Morris Temple Community First Born Church—The church, located 300 Poplar Ave., will host the Mighty Mid-South Diocese Youth Convention 2011 June 7-10, with services at 11:30 a.m. and evening services at 8 p.m. on the theme “It’s time to Really Believe God.” Tuesday’s program will be the city-wide, Wednesday is Thomasville/Fort Valley district, Thursday The New Greater Bainbridge district and Friday, the Diocese Youth Session.

• New Harvest Ministries—The church, located 400 Miller Ave., will host a Women Conference 2011, beginning Friday, June 10, at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 11, at 10 a.m. with a workshop at 3 p.m. and conclude with a worship service on Sunday, June 12, at 11 a.m. Theme of the conference is Heart Beauty—Living Without Limits.

• First Flint River Association Youth Department—The association will hold the 8th Youth Adjourned Day on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Emanuel M.B. Church, 161 Emanuel Church Road, Fowlstown. Event speaker is the Rev. Eric Collins, pastor of Greater Macedonia Baptist Church, on the theme, “Working Together as one Body in Christ.”

• First United Methodist Church—The church will hold Vacation Bible School beginning June 12 to 14 from 5:30 to 8:15 nightly. Dinner will be served each evening.

• Pine Forest M.B. Church—The church, located 104 Pine Forest Road, will hold a Vacation Bible School beginning Saturday, June 11, and meeting daily Sunday through Thursday. It will conclude with Family night Friday, June 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. The theme is “Beach Blast-God is Faithful,” where the kids will catch the wave of God’s faithfulness as they learn all about His love for them.

• Union M.B. Church—The church, located 703 Martin St. in West Bainbridge, will observe the Male Usher’s Third Anniversary on Sunday, June 12, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Cleveland Sanders as guest speaker. The Antioch Choir will present music. Dinner will be served.

• St. Thomas M.B. Church—The church, located 198 Edwards Road in Fowlstown, will host the 2011 Men Day Celebration on Sunday, June 12, at 2:30 p.m. Theme of the program is “Steadfast Men Working for Christ.” The Rev. Gregory C. James of Tallahassee, Fla., will be the event speaker.

• St. Matthew M.B. Church—The church, located 5574 St. Matthew/St. John Road, Donalsonville, will have the annual Men and Women Day program on Sunday, June 12, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Curnell Henry of Shiloh M.B. Church of Thomasville will deliver the message. Dinner will be served.

• Mount Pleasant Baptist Church—The church, located 5008 Vada Road, Climax, will have a Vacation Bible School with the theme “Join us in Hometown Nazareth Where Jesus was a Kid” beginning Sunday, June 12, and running through Thursday, June 16, at 6 to 8:30 p.m. each day.

• Southwest Baptist Church—The church, located 1101 Faceville Hwy., will hold a revival starting Sunday, June 12, through Tuesday, June 14, at 7 p.m. Pastor Doyle Bell of Fellowship Baptist Church in Tallahassee will be speaker.

• Greater Macedonia M.B. Church—The church, located at 1006 Holly St., will hold revival evangelistic services Monday, June 13, through Wednesday, June 15, at 7 p.m. nightly. Elder Chester Brown III, pastor of Shady Grove Primitive Baptist Church, Tallahassee, will be the speaker. The church will also hold Vacation Bible School June 13-17 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon daily.

• Lily Hill M.B. Church—The church, located in Climax, will hold a Men and Women Day on Sunday, June 26, at 11:30 a.m. with Evangelist Barbara Haynes of Redeeming Life Fellowship Church in Cairo as guest speaker.