2011-06-08 / Church News

Jones Grove

Jones Grove Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School 7-8:45 p.m., June 13-17.

For more information or for transportation, contact Earnestine Patterson at 706-554- 3924.

Also, the church will have its Father’s Day service 10:30 a.m., June 19, with special guest minister Brenda Parrish.

The Rev. Melvin Habersham is pastor.

Summerstand Outreach Church will celebrate its 29th Founder’s Day anniversary 3 p.m., Sunday, June 12. The guest speaker will be the Roosevelt Anthony of New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Waynesboro.

Dinner will served. The public is invited. Second Bynes Grove

Second Bynes Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its fourth pastoral anniversary 10 a.m., Sunday, June 12.

Guest speaker for the occasion will be the Rev. Jerome Lafavor of First Bynes Grove. Mistress and master of ceremonies will be Edward Cunningham and Eloise Sams.

All churches are welcome.

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 145th church anniversary 10 a.m., Sunday, June 19. Mistress of ceremonies will be Lula Reese. T.L. Johnson will deliver the sermon.

Dinner will be served. Allen Chapel

Allen Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its third missionary anniversary 2 p.m., June 13.

The Rev. Hayward Dock will be the guest minister. The public is invited. Lewis Holy Temple

Lewis Holy Temple Church of God in Christ will celebrate its 16th pastoral anniversary for pastor Levont Lewis 3 p.m., Sunday, June 12, at Old Blakeney Elementary on College Street.

The Rev. Samuel A. Cooper Jr., pastor of Mount Olive AME Church will be the guest speaker.

Dinner will be served.

Watkinsville Baptist Church is having Vacation Bible School 7- 9 p.m., through June 10.

Dinner will be served nightly. The theme is “ I Love New York.”

Dr. Cason, pastor, invites the public. St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s Baptist Church of Girard will have its 2011 Gospel Fest 6:30 p.m., June 11.

The event is free and open to the public. The event will feature St. Mary’s Combined Choir, Janet Johnson and Family, The Mighty Stars of Faith, the Rev. Edward Lyles and minister Everett Lyles, Family Mass and Ezzie and the Scurry Family.

Also, the church will have its ushers’ anniversary 2:30 p.m., Sunday, June 12. New & Living Way

New & Living Way Worship Center will hold its 2011 Women’s Conference 7: 30 nightly, June 8-10.

Speakers each evening will be as follows:

Wednesday, June 8 – Dr. Loretta Jones, Gospel Exploration;

Thursday, June 9 – Roberta McKennie, Jesus Christ Miracle Deliverance Center Inc.;

Friday, June 10 – King Cannon, Trumpet Zion Fellowship Ministry.

A service will be held Sunday, June 12 with Lydia King.

Cochran Grove

Cochran Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its eighth pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Willie and Barbara Givens Sunday, June 19.

Master and mistress of ceremonies will be deacon Joe and Armadean Sello.

Roberson Grove

Roberson Grove Baptist Church in Midville will have its annual revival 7:30 nightly, June 8-10. The Rev. Cecil Dunlap, pastor of Gethsemane Baptist in Lexsy, will be the guest minister.

The public is invited. Churches are asked to bring their choirs. Second Hopeful

Second Hopeful Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its second pastor’s appreciation 2 p.m., Sunday, June 12.

The guest minister will be the Rev. Moses Anderson. Bryant Grove

Bryant Grove Baptist Church will have its 18th pastoral appreciation for the Rev. Edward E. Blueford 2 p.m., June 12.

The Rev. Jerry Smith will be the guest evangelist. Red Hill

Red Hill Baptist Church will have its Family & Friends Day 5 p.m., Saturday, June 11.

The Rev. Tracy Brown will be the guest minister; and First Baptist Church of Gough will be in charge of the service.

Fairfield Baptist Church will have its annual revival 7:30 nightly, Monday-Friday, June 13-17.

The Rev. Isaiah Kirkland, pastor of Givens Grove and Live River Baptist, will be the guest minister. Roberson Grove

Roberson Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its fourth ministry program 6 p.m., Saturday, June 18.

Also, the church will have a Baby Contest Sunday, June 19, along with youth program.

The church will celebrate the eighth pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Alvin Lewis Jr., 2 p.m., Sunday, June 26. The message will be delivered by the Rev. Isaiah Kirkland, pastor of Live River and Givens Grove Baptist. St. John

Vacation Bible School will be held at St. John Missionary Baptist Church 6 p.m.-8 p.m., June 8-10.

The theme for the week is “Inside Out and Upside Down on Main Street.”

A picnic will be held noon-4 p.m., Saturday, June 11, as a culminating activity.

The Rev. Bobby Williams, Jr. is pastor.

Watkinsville Baptist Church will celebrate its second missionary anniversary 2:30 p.m., Sunday, June 12.

The Rev. Eric Cooper of Sylvania will be the guest speaker.

The Rev. Dr. Alfred Cason, pastor, invites the public.

Dinner will be served. Thomas Grove

Thomas Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 28th pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Willie B. Tomlin 11 a.m., Sunday, June 12.

The Rev. Abraham Gibbons of Louisville will be the guest speaker.

The public is invited. Givens Grove

Givens Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 25th pastoral anniversary for the Rev. Isiah Kirkland III and his wife 2 p.m., Sunday, June 12.

The Rev. A.J. Saunders and his congregation from New Home Welcome Missionary Baptist in Sylvania will be special guests.

Church news may be emailed to truecitizennews@live.com, faxed to 706- 554- 2437 or dropped off at our East Sixth Street office. Our deadline is 5 p.m. Thursday. In the event of limited space, announcements will be published on a first-received basis.

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