2014-10-29 / Church News


One In Christ

One In Christ Baptist Church host a “Church of Treat,” 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29 at Cochran Grove Baptist Church on River Road in Girard. Festivities include teaching, singing, dancing and enjoying Jesus.

Tent Revival

A Countywide Tent Revival will continue, 7:30 p.m. nightly, through Nov. 9. The event is hosted by First Community Baptist Church and speakers include Rev. Dr. James E. Thomas, Evangelist Gerald Suttkus and Apostle Gary Grant.


Bethesda Church, located at 7671 Hwy. 24 S in Sardis, will host Fall Carnival, 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30.

New Birth

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 16th Anniversary, 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2 with special guests Pastor Alexander Smith and the Elm Street Church of God family of Statesboro. New Birth’s revival continues through Oct. 30 with guest revivalists Pastor Terrance Thomas of Fairfax, S.C. (Wed.); and Pastor Willie J. Evans of Portersville Baptist Church (Thurs.).

Red Hill

Red Hill Baptist Church will continue its Annual Harvest Celebration, 7:30 p.m. nightly, Oct. 29-30. Guest minister for the week is Rev. Haywood Dock. The celebration will continue, Sunday, Nov. 2, with 10 a.m. Sunday school and worship service at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served.

Carswell Grove

Carswell Grove Baptist Church, located at 1365 Big Buckhead, will host its 16th Family and Friends Day, 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1

Forest Hill

Forest Hill Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 6th Anniversary/Appreciation for Pastor Larry Boyd, 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 1. Guest minister is Rev. Bobby Williams, Jr. of St. John Baptist Church of Midville and William Grove Baptist Church of Millen.

Allen Chapel

Allen Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the 76th Anniversary of its Usher Ministry, 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2. Rev. Charles Utley, pastor of McElmurray Spring Branch Baptist Church, is in charge of the service.

McElmurray Grove

McElmurray Grove Baptist Church will hold its Harvest Day Service, 11 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 2. Sis. Elaine Stokes is the speaker.

Thompson Bridge

Thompson Bridge Baptist Church will celebrate its 39th Ushers Anniversary, 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2. The sermon will be delivered by Minister Nakia Williams Jr. of Antioch Rock Creek Baptist Church. Dr. Chequita Brady is mistress of the ceremony. Dinner will be served.

Fairfield Baptist

Fairfield Baptist Church, located on Ben Hatcher Road, will celebrate its Sunday School Anniversary, 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 2. Special guests are Rev. Timothy O. Williams and the Mount Morenci Baptist Church family of Aiken, S.C. Refreshments will be served. The church will also host its Annual Senior Fellowship Dinner, 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8. All seniors in the community age 55 and older are invited. RSVP by Oct. 31: 706-722-9972, 706- 738-4844 or 706-554-5521.

Thomas Grove

Thomas Grove Baptist Church will host its annual Veterans Day program, 11 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 9. The speaker will be Bro. Alphonso Bray, a Burke County native and eightyear U.S. Marine Corps veteran. All veterans and community members are invited. Dinner will be served.

Raise Bridge

Raise Bridge CME Church will host an Anniversary Celebration, 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9. Rev. Haywood Dock and his church family are in charge of the service.

St. John

St. John Baptist Church will celebrate the 15th Pastoral Anniversary of Pastor Bobby G. Williams Jr. and first lady Natasha Williams, Sunday, Nov. 9. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship service begins at 11 a.m. Rev. James O. Strowbridge and the Franklin Covenant Church family are in charge of the service.

Green Branch

Green Branch Christian Faith Center, located at 3254 Highway 25 N, Hephzibah, will hold a Founder’s Day Celebration, 2 p.m., Saturday Nov. 1. Guest speaker is Pastor Richard Peoples of Faith Outreach Church of Hephzibah. Special guest is elder Eugene Brown of Empowerment Temple, Baltimore, MD.


Metropolitan Baptist Church’s Women of Faith will celebrate their 14th Women’s Ministry Anniversary 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9.

Springhill Baptist

Springhill Missionary Baptist Church of Hephzibah will celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Pastor Willie L. Mincey Sr., 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9. Rev. Chavous Boyd and the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church family of Augusta are in charge of the service.

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