2009-06-03 / Church News

Church News

Jones Grove Baptist

Jones Grove Baptist Church will be hold Part 1 of their Father's Day program, 11:30 a.m., Sunday June 7. Minister Jeanette Harden will be the guest speaker. Guest speaker for Part 2 will be Evangelist Annette Williams at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, June 21. The ladies of Jones Grove are in charge of services for the month of June. The Rev. Melvin Habersham is the pastor and invites the public to attend.

First McCanaan

First McCanaan Baptist Church will hold its annual revival, 7:30 p.m. nightly, Wednesday June 3, through Friday June 5. Guest minister will be Dr. Sam Davis, pastor of Beulah Grove Baptist Church, Augusta.

First McCanaan's 134th anniversary will be commemorated Sunday, June 7. Church pastor, the Rev. Walter Dukes, Sr. invites the public to attend.

Phillip Grove

Pastor Elliott Bing and the Phillip Grove Missionary Baptist Church congregation

invite the public to their 120th church anniversary, 2 p.m., Sunday, June 7. Pastor

David Kemp of Brinson Hill and Antioch Rock Creek Baptist Church will be in charge of the services.


Vacation Bible school at Westminister Presbyterian Church will continue this week, 5:30- 7:30 p.m. nightly, through Friday June 5.


Metropolitan Baptist Church will celebrate its 101st anniversary, 2:30 p.m., Sunday, June 7. The Rev. James Nelson will be in charge of the service, and Eden Baptist Church of Louisville will be the guest church. The Rev. Charles Shipman and the Metropolitan Baptist Church family invites the public to attend.

Music Workshop

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will hold a gospel music workshop and concert. The concert, "God Favored Me" is scheduled for, 3 p.m., Sunday, June 14. Workshops will be held June 10-13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Conductors will be Minister Terrance Thomas and Minister Brenda Lane. To register or for more information contact Peggy White, 706-437-0002, Minister Thomas, 912-536-5029, or Minister Lane, 706-871-8535.

Watkinsville Watkinsville Baptist Church will hold a 2nd Pastoral Anniversary service, 3 p.m., Sunday, June 7. Pastor Isaiah Kirkland will preside over the service, along with special guests Live River of Augusta and the Givens Grove Missionary churches. The church will continue to hold vacation Bible school, 7-9 p.m. nightly, through Friday, June 9. Dinner will be served at Bible school and after the June 7 service.

Elim Praise

Elim Praise Tabernacle is planning a bus trip to the International Fellowship of Churches' Power Conference, June 24-26 in Orlando, Fla. For more information, contact Pastor Dolly at 706- 825-5020, A. Brown at 706-437- 9144 or G. Young at 706-554- 2601.

Mt. Carmel Baptist

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Millen will hold a 14th Pastor Anniversary for the Rev. and Sister Jerome Herrington, 6 p.m., Saturday, June 13, with the Rev. C.L. Anderson of Hinesville.

Green Branch

Green Branch Baptist Church, located at 3254 Highway 25 North in Hephzibah, will have Vacation Bible School for the youth and adults 6:15-8:15 nightly, Monday-Wednesday, June 8-10.

For more information or for transportation call 706-437-9933.

Roger Lane is pastor.

Hopeful Baptist

Hopeful Baptist Church will hold its Summer Sunfest Showdown, a youth revival, 7-9 p.m., June 3-6. The event will include fun, fellowship and contemporary Christian music. Everyone is invited.

Raise Bridge Raise Bridge CME Church will celebrate its usher anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, June 14.

The Rev. Carlotta Ficklin will be the guest speaker.

The public is invited.

The Rev. Javon Jackson is pastor.

McElmurray Tabernacle

McElmurray Tabernacle will celebrate its 29th deacon and deaconess anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, June 21.

The Rev. William Patterson will be the guest speaker.

The public is invited.

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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