Laymen Brotherhood Second Chance Outreach hosts successful third annual youth rally

Published 2:48 pm Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The third annual “Say No to Drugs, Violence and Gangs Youth Rally for Christ” held by the Laymen Brotherhood Second Chance Outreach Center, Inc. was a great success which was held on Saturday July 27, 2019.

We thank God for the vision and guidance to help those in need with feeding nearly 100 with pizzas from Little Caesars, giving out 100 bags which contained school supplies, Bibles and belts, crime prevention literature from Bainbridge Public Safety, and gave out clothes.

The founder of the outreach ministry, Rev. Adren Bivins, was given a proclamation from Sheriff Wiley Griffin for his hard and dedicated work over the 12 plus years for serving Decatur County along with his wife Sylvia Bivins.

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There were several speakers, Sheriff Wiley Griffin, chief investigator Mr. Elijah McCoy, Public Safety Officer Leroy Akins, retired educator of Hutto Middle School Minister Dr. Florence Harrell, Deacon Emory Brown an advisor of the outreach ministry and retired employee of Bainbridge Treatment Center, Deacon Calvin Bouie an advisor of the outreach ministry and Decatur County School Board member spoke on parent participation, Minister Terri Jackson of Cornerstone Pentecostal Church (Rev. Seabrooks pastor), Mrs. Betty Holmes, assistant secretary, and Mr. Scott Beigle of Faith Radio 90.1 FM.

Also special guests were Deacon Billy Stubbs, Laymen president of First Flint River Missionary Baptist Association, Martha J. King mission president of the First Flint River Missionary Baptist Association, youth choir members of First Morning Star M. B. Church with Mrs. Sherrie Stubbs Sweet, director (Rev. Nathan Reed pastor), and deputy Wendell Cofer of the Decatur County Sheriff Department.

This event could not have been successful without the help of all the supporters. The Laymen Outreach thanks everyone for their prayers, participation, financial support, and all different types of contributions to have a successful turnout. The young people enjoyed it immensely, who were the most special guests of all.

To God be the glory! Rev. Adren Bivins and Sylvia Bivins founders. P O Box 7939 Bainbridge, Georgia 39818 (229) 254-7606.