2012-08-29 / Church News

Church News

Carswell Grove

Carswell Grove Baptist Church will hold its 12th 50 State Rally, 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1.

Bottsford Spring

Bottsford Spring Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Ushers Anniversary, 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 2. The Rev. General Jennings invites the public.

True Foundation

True Foundation Ministries, 882 Old Millen Highway, Waynesboro, will host a GA/AL/ VA/SC/FL Conference, 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1 and 10:15 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 2. Bishop Raymond E. Cooper invites the public.

Noah’s Ark

Noah’s Ark Missionary Baptist Church, 4466 Highway 80 West, Keysville, Ga., will hold an anniversary celebration, 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 1, beginning with a prayer breakfast. At 2 p.m., Sunday Sept. 2, Rev. Anthoni McElrath and Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church will be guests. Rev. Karlton L. Howard, pastor, invites the public.

Allen Chapel

Allen Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual summer revival 7:30 nightly, Aug. 27-31, with the Rev. Bobby Williams Sr., pastor of Peel Grove and Union Bethel Baptist, as the guest minister

The church’s A.C. Brown Senior choir will celebrate its 53rd anniversary, 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 2.

II Springfield

II Springfield Baptist Church, located on Idlewood Road in Waynesboro, will hold its Ushers Anniversary, 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 2. The Rev. Willie Givens, pastor, and Ushers President Sister Jessie Reed invite the public.

Elim Praise

Elim Praise Tabernacle, located at 857 Myrick Street, Waynesboro, will hold its Family & Friends Day, 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 2. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Felton D. Rowe Sr. of New Bethlehem Baptist Church, Trenton, N.J. Dinner will follow.

Thomas Grove

Thomas Grove Baptist Church will hold its pre-fall revival, 7:00 nightly, September 3-7. Rev. J.R. Sampson of Milledgeville, pastor of Pierce Grove and Lime Stone Baptist churches will deliver the messages. The Rev. Willie B. Tomlin, pastor, invites the public.

Gospel Explosions

Gospel Explosions Ministries will celebrate its 14th church Anniversary, 7:30 nightly, Sept. 3-7, and culminating, 5 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9.

Metropolitan Baptist

The Metropolitan Baptist Church choir will celebrate its 24th Choir Anniversary, 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9. The Rev. Charles Shipman invites the public.

Second Hopeful

Second Hopeful Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 145th church anniversary 2 p.m., Sept. 9, with the Rev. Dr. David Kemp, pastor of Antioch Creek Baptist, as the guest speaker.

Also, the church will have a gospel music program with the male chorus 4 p.m., Aug. 25.

Murphy Ebenezer

Murphy Ebenezer Baptist Church will hold its 3rd Pastor’s Appreciation program for Rev. Jessie and first lady Tawanda Baitmon, 3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 9. The Rev. Steven Leverett and the Daniel Grove Baptist Church family will be special guests.

A New Day

A New Day Ministry will host its first pastoral anniversary for Lydell Daniels 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15. The pastor’s appreciation revival will be held Sept. 10- 13.

Fairfield Baptist Church, 1582 Ben Hatcher Road, Waynesboro, will celebrate its 108th Homecoming, Sunday, Sept. 16, beginning with 10 a.m. Sunday school. A worship service/Holy Communion will follow at 11 a.m., and at 2:30 p.m., the homecoming celebration will be led by Rev. L.E. Jones and the McKinnie Branch Church family. Dinner will be provided in the fellowship hall following the Sunday afternoon service.

Roberson Grove

Roberson Grove Missionary Baptist Church’s annual family and friends day program has been rescheduled (from Sept. 9) to Sunday, Sept. 23. Sunday school begins at 10:30 a.m. with worship services at 11 a.m. There will also be a grand opening of the new Family Life Center. Dinner will be served in the new center. Rev. Alvin Lewis, Jr. and the Roberson Grove church family invites the public.


Watkinsville Baptist Church, 1681 Highway 24 South, Waynesboro, will hold its Men’s Demonstration Day, 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 23. The theme is “Men in Leadership Positions,” and every man in the CSRA is invited.

Ward Grove

Ward Grove Baptist Church Ushers Ministry will celebrate its 30th anniversary, 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30. All area churches are invited. Refreshments will be served.

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