Church news for 10/15

Published 7:18 pm Friday, October 14, 2011

Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church—The church, located at 849 Martin L. King Jr. Dr., will celebrate the Senior Choir’s 72nd Anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m.

Poplar Spring M.B. Church—The church, located at 409 Mobley Road, Climax, will celebrate their annual Choir Anniversary on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 6:30 p.m.

New Abundant Life Church—The church, located at 507 E. Water Street, welcomes all to the opening of their new church. A celebration continues Oct. 15-16 at 7:30 p.m. honoring the late Elder Williams H. Virgin. On Saturday night there will be a gospel sing featuring The New Voices of Faith. All gospel singers are invited to participate.

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Calvary Baptist Church—The church, located at 601 Chason St., is hosting a weekend of fun, food and fellowship for ladies that began on Friday. The Saturday, Oct. 15 session begins at 9 a.m. Guest author, humorist and speaker Shellie Rushing Tomlinson, will speak. She is the author of Suck Your Stomach in and Put Some Color On and of Sue Ellen’s Girl Ain’t Fat, She Just Weighs Heavy. Tickets are on sale at the church office and include lunch on Saturday. For tickets call 229-246-1408.

• Lords Lighthouse Church—The church, located on Hwy 84, Climax, will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. Brother Gerald Willis will be guest speaker.

• Friendship M.B. Church—The church, located on Palmer Road, will celebrate the 131st Church Anniversary and Homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 11:30 a.m. The Rev. Joe L. Sweet will deliver the message.

• First African Baptist Church—The church, located at 515 Webster Street, will celebrate their annual Mission in Action program on Sunday, Oct. 16 beginning at 3 p.m. The theme for the occasion is “Missionary Work is Costly, but it is Worth the Price. Guest speaker will be Rev. James Platt, Pastor of Nelson Chapel AME Church.

• St. Thomas M.B. Church—The church, located at 195 Edward Road, Fowlstown, will hold a Fall Revival from Oct. 17-21 at 7 p.m. nightly.

Greater Macedonia M.B. Church—The church, located at 1006 Holley Street, will host the Second District Decatur County Soul Bowl Revival on Oct. 17 and 18, with guest speaker Pastor B.R. Fulton of Macon, Ga. Everyone, especially members of the district churches, is invited.

Mt. Nebo M.B. Church—The church, located on Lake Douglas Road, will have a Family and Friends Day during the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday, Oct. 22. At 3 p.m. that same day there will be an installation service for the Rev. Tamorris Baulkman. Refreshments will be served after each service.

Recovery United Methodist Church—The church, located on Recovery Road, will hold the fall Pilau Supper on Saturday, Oct. 22, serving from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dine inside fellowship hall or carry-out.

Pine Grove Baptist Church—The church, located on Pine Grove Road, Brinson, will observe the annual Family and Friends Day on Oct. 23 during the 10:30 a.m. morning service. There will be special music. Lunch follows the service.

First United Methodist Church—The church will host a Praise in the Park on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. in Willis Park. The outdoor worship service features music, testimonies and prayer. Bring a brown bag, lawn chair or blanket and enjoy informal opportunity to celebrate God’s greatness in the great outdoors.

New Harvest Ministries Inc.—The church, located 411 Donalson St., Bainbridge, will host the annual Grand Fellowship Assemble Oct. 27-30 featuring Youth night-Oct. 27 at 7, Women night-Oct. 28 at 7:30. Saturday morning workshop and ordination service is at 10 a.m. Ministries and Elder night-Oct. 29 at 7. Meeting closes Oct. 30 with 11:15 a.m. services.

• God’s Temple of Holy Praise—The church, located at 106 Griffin St., Bainbridge, will host the 3rd annual Fall Youth Program on October 28, at 7 p.m., with guest speaker, Jr. Bishop Willie Lamb Jr., the Lamb’s Temple of God Working in the Earth Ministry.

Celebration Baptist Church—The church, located at 3039 Faceville Hwy. (97 S) will have a 5th Sunday Sing on Oct. 30. Morning worship is at 11 a.m., lunch at 12:15 p.m. and singing from 1:15 to 3:30 p.m., with “The Faithful Servants” from Tifton as musical guests.

Second St. James M.B. Church—The church, located at 1912 S. Potter St., will have a program on Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. in honor of Rev. Edmond and his wife Daisy Howard for their commitment and dedication to their church. Guest speaker will be Rev. Cleveland Sanders.