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Church briefs: July 20, 2019

AMERICUS
Perry B. Grove Baptist Church
The church’s 90th anniversary is celebrated at 2 p.m. July 20 with Pastor Gregory Lindsey of The Dinner with Jesus Ministry as speaker.

New Corinth Baptist Church
The annual revival culminates at 11:30 a.m. July 21. Dinner will be served.

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
Annual revival services start at 7 p.m. July 30-Aug. 1. Evangelist for the week is Pastor Willard Weston of Sardis Missionary Baptist Church, Dawson.

Faith of Deliverance Church
school is at 9 a.m., followed by morning worship at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited.

New St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church
Everyone is invited to the annual revival services at 7 p.m. July 30-Aug. 1. Pastor Jerome Glover of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Marshallville, is speaker.
Homecoming Services are observed at 11 a.m. Aug. 4 with Sunday school at 10 a.m.

Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church
Everyone is welcome to the Annual Lay Day at 2 p.m. July 28 themed “Onward to Greater!” The Rev. Gloria F. Winds delivers the message.

Big Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
The annual Men’s Day Service is observed at 11 a.m. Aug. 11. The Rev. Ferlin Tyson of Mount Able Baptist Church of Lee County is guest minister and music will be by The Jenkins Jubilees of Americus. The theme is “Men of God Walking by Faith.”

ANDERSONVILLE
St. Paul A.M.E. Church
The pastor’s 22nd anniversary is celebrated at 2:30 p.m. July 14 with guest speaker, the Rev. Sherryl N. Sneed from Peter Chapel of Columbus. Dinner will be served. Everyone is invited.

Ebenezer Baptist Church
The first anniversary of church pastor, the Rev. Willie C. Kleckley is observed at 2:30 p.m. July 21. Theme is “Called with a Purpose” and speaker is the Rev. Glenn Bryant.

BUENA VISTA
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
Everyone is invited to the annual revival services at 7 p.m. July 30-Aug. 1 with Pastor Colby McKenzie as guest preacher. A different choir performs each night: Mount Olive on July 30, St. Mark’s on July 31, and Mount Zion on Aug. 1.
The public is also invited to celebrate the church and pastor anniversary at 11 a.m. Aug. 4 when Magnolia Bay’s pastor, officers, choir, ushers, and congregation take charge of the service.

DESOTO
Big Bethel Baptist Church
The youth and young adult celebration is at 11 a.m. July 28 and everyone is invited. Guest minister is Emmanuel Robinson of Reach Out and Touch Ministries.

Jackson Grove Baptist Church
Men’s and Women’s Day is celebrated July 21. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. followed by worship at 11. Speaker for the men is Deacon Joe Clark of Friendship Baptist Church, DeSoto, and speaker for the women is Minister Debra Walker of United Holiness in Americus. Colors are white and black.

ELLAVILLE
William Grove Baptist Church
The church is celebrating its 110th anniversary. The Pre-Anniversary Services start at 7:30 p.m. July 30-Aug. 1, culminating at 11 a.m. Aug. 4. Schedule is as follows: July 30, Pastor George Porter and Antioch and Shade Arnold Baptist churches; July 31, Pastor William Laster and Ebenezer Baptist Church; Aug. 1, Pastor Shirley Strawter and St. John and St. Mark A.M.E. churches; and 11 a.m. Aug. 4, Pastor Willie C. Kelly and New Mount Mariah and Ebenezer Baptist churches. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

LESLIE
New Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church
Annual revival services begin with two nights of prayer at 7 p.m. July 22 and 23. Revival services are at 7:30 p.m. July 24-26. The Friday night guest choir is The Jenkin Jubilees. The Rev. Charles J. Dorsey of Ochlocknee is guest speaker for revival. He is pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church, Camilla. Services culminate at Homecoming on July 28; dinner will be served.

Freedom Harvest Worship Center
The annual Back to School Bash is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 27 for all children to come to the forum. They will have the opportunity to talk and professionals and ministers will be on site to answer questions. For information call 229-874-8670.
The Rev. David Watts is starting a Boys to Men Ministry. First meeting is at 5 p.m. July 20. To work on a committee, call David Watts 229-364-4325 or Pastor Anthony Walker 229-825-6363.

PLAINS
St. Mark A.M.E. Church
The 149th Church Anniversary is celebrated at 11 a.m. July 28 during worship service with speaker, the Rev. Shirley Strawter. Everyone is invited to attend. Dinner will be served.

Lebanon Baptist Church
Annual revival services begin at 7 p.m. July 22-26 with guest evangelist, Pastor Colby McKenzie of Oak Grove Baptist Church, Milledgeville.

SMITHVILLE
Jerusalem Grove Missionary Baptist Church
The 5th anniversary of Pastor Ricky and first lady Veronda Cladd is celebrated July 28. The 11 a.m. service is conducted by Pastor Glenn Bryant along with Greater New Lebanon, Jehovah, and County Line Baptist churches.
At 2 p.m. the pastor anniversary service is conducted by Pastor Courtney Moore and Kingdom of Heaven Ministries. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

WESTON
St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church
Annual revival services start at 7:30 p.m. July 29-Aug. 2. Evangelist for the week is the Rev. Perez Blackmon, pastor, New St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, Richland.
Homecoming service is at 11 a.m. Aug. 4. Sunday school is at 10 a.m.

Lebanon Baptist Church
Annual revival services start at 7 p.m. July 22-26 with Pastor Colby McKenzie of Oak Grove Baptist, Milledgeville as guest evangelist.

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