2019-04-10 / Church News

CHURCH NEWS

Lenten Services

The Burke Black Churches Benevolent Association will observe the 40-day Lenten season with 7 p.m. services weekly, beginning on Ash Wednesday. Each service is hosted by a different church and led by a guest pastor from another.

April 10: Haven Munnerlyn United Methodist Church with the Rev. Willie Evans of Portersville and Givens Grove Baptist churches.

April 17: Thankful Baptist Church (Waynesboro) with the Rev. Lorenzo Heggs of Raise Bridge

Easter Sunday, Apr. 21 – 7 a.m.: Watkinsville Baptist Church with Dr. Alfred Cason of Watkinsville Baptist Church. The public is invited.

Spring Revival

Thomas Grove Missionary Baptist Church continues its annual spring revival services through April 12, at 7 nightly. Guest speakers will be the Rev. Jimmy McCullough III and the Ways Grove Baptist Church family of Stellaville. The Rev. Willie B. Tomlin and the church family invites the public.

Tent Revival/Pig Pickin’

East Burke Baptist Church, 6564 Highway 24 South, Sardis, will host a three-day old-fashioned, Christian all-night singing and tent revival on its grounds Friday-Sunday, April 12-14. The all-night event, with more than 20 groups and individuals performing, will be held from 7 p.m. Friday night until dawn Saturday morning. A regional talent competition will be held 2-5 p.m., Saturday. Christian-themed entertainers including singers, poets, plays or comedians are invited to compete. A “Pig-Pickin” pit-cooked BBQ will be held 4-6 p.m. on with featured singing and other invited talent at 6 p.m. All seats are free and a love offering will be received both nights. Light refreshments will be provided at no cost both nights. A Sunday morning service “under the tent” message starts at 11 a.m. on Sunday and will be delivered by Jordan Clayton and other Christian leaders. The public is invited.

Ushers Anniversary

Second Antioch Baptist Church will celebrate its Ushers Anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14. The Rev. Vivian Hambrick and members of the Live River Baptist Church family will deliver the message. The public is invited.

Pastoral Anniversary

Gordon Hill Missionary Baptist Church will celebrates its 28th pastoral anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14. The Rev. Clinton Bates and members of Mills Grove Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. The public is invited.

Pastor Anniversary

Watkinsville Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 8th Pastor's Anniversary in honor of Dr. Alfred Cason, 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Fredrick Favors, pastor of Springfield Baptist Church, Thomson. The public is invited.

Fruit of the Spirit

Jordan Grove Baptist Church will hold its Fruit of the Spirit program 2:30 p.m. April 14. The public is invited.

Family & Friends

St. Mary Baptist Church of Girard will hold its Family & Friends program April 14. Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. followed with worship at 11 a.m. Minister Mary Clair and Thankful Baptist Church family will be in charge of service. The public is invited.

Church Anniversary

Roberson Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 135th Church Anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Special guest will be Pastor Melvin Habersham of Jones Grove Baptist and Rosier Grove churches. The public is invited.

Annual Men and Women Day

Bryant Grove Baptist Church will hold its Annual Men and Women Day Program 11 a.m. Sunday, April 14. The Rev Edward Blueford Sr., pastor, invites the public.

Spring Revival

McKinnie Branch Baptist Church will hold its annual spring revival services April 16-18, at 7:30 nightly. The Rev. George Coleman of Newness of Life Baptist Church will be guest minister. The Rev. L.E. Jones, pastor, invites the public.

Two-night Spring Revival

New Springfield Baptist Church will hold its two-night Spring Revival 7 p.m. nightly, April 16-17. Guest evangelists will include The Rev. Clary Dishmond, (Tuesday); and the Rev. Michael Walker, (Wednesday.) The Rev. Barrett A. Madison invites the public.

Spring Revival

Salter’s Grove Baptist Church, 1929 Old Louisville Road, Millen, will hold spring revival services April 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Bobby Williams Sr. is in charge of the service. The public is invited.

Hephzibah Baptist Association’s Spring Meeting

The Hephzibah Baptist Association’s spring meeting will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at Rosemont Baptist Church. The theme “Saving Our Children” will be presented by Steve Parr, chief strategist for the Georgia Baptist Mission Board. Combined children’s choir from churches in the association will perform. Rosemont is located at 522 Highway 25 North, Waynesboro. For more information, contact the church office at 706.554.2468.

One Night Revival

Haven-Munnerlyn United Methodist Church, 549 Barron St., Waynesboro, will hold a one-night revival 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Howard Harden of Spring Grove Baptist Church. The Rev. Perry Medley invites the public.

Brown Grove Baptist Church

Brown Grove Baptist Church, Keysville, will present “Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross” at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 19. On Sunday, April 21 at 2 p.m. The church will hold its Pastor’s Installation service. Pastor Willie L. Mincey and the Springhill Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. The public is invited.

Pastors Support Ministry

Phillip Grove Baptist Church presents The Last Seven Sayings of Christ 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19. Presenters include Andrea Bing of Phillip Grove Baptist Church, Mary Cason of Watkinsville Baptist Church, Pamela Green of Waynesboro Deliverance Evangelistic Church, Carol McFarland of Neely Grove CME Church, Tracy Evans of Givens Grove and Portersville Baptist churches, Alberta Long of Fellowship Baptist Church and Dianne Howard of Noah’s Ark Baptist Church.

Peel Grove Baptist Church

Peel Grove Baptist Church, Vidette, will present “Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross” at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 20. The Rev. Bobby Williams Sr. and the Peel Grove Church family invite the public.

Men and Women’s Day

Pine Hill Baptist Church will celebrate its Men and Women’s Day Sunday, April 21. The Rev. Virgil Lynch invites the public.

Easter Service

Jones Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual Easter service Sunday, April 21, beginning with Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Melvin Habersham invites the public.

Ushers Anniversary

One in Christ Baptist Church, 10345 River Road, Girard, will celebrate its Ushers Anniversary 2:30 p.m. April 21. The Rev. Willie Givens invites the public.

Men and Women‘s Day

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 1197 Ivery Place Road, Vidette, will hold its annual Men and Women’s Day 11 a.m. Sunday, April 21. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. Pastor T.L. Johnson will deliver the message. The public is invited.

Easter Service

Rosemont Baptist Church, 522 Highway 25 North, Waynesboro, will celebrate the risen Savior Easter Sunday, April 21. Sunrise service will begin at 7 a.m. in the Prayer Garden followed by a light breakfast. At 9:45 a.m., Life Groups will meet with all ages for Bible teaching and study. Morning worship service will begin at 11 a.m. with the Flowering of the Cross and special music.

Resurrection Sunday

Cornerstone Christian Center Church, 710 Stone Ave., Waynesboro, will celebrate Resurrection Sunday at 9 a.m. April 21. There will be an egg hunt following service. Digital photos will be taken courtesy of the Cultured Pearl's Epic Events. This event is free and open to the public.

Resurrection Day Service

Blount Chapel Baptist Church, 684 Blount Chapel Road, near Vidette, will hold its Resurrection Day service 2 p.m. April 21, with the theme “Because He Lives.” Blount Chapel Baptist Church Youth Department will be the sponsors. The Rev. Cornelius Smith invites the public.

Easter Program

Bark Camp Missionary Baptist Church, 1327 MaGruder Road, Midville, will hold its Easter program Sunday, April 21. Sunday School will begin at 10:30 a.m. followed with Morning Worship at 11:30 a.m. The 22nd Usher Anniversary will be at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Timothy Kirkland of Metropolitan Baptist Church, Waynesboro, serving as guest speaker. Pastor Leroy Jordan Jr. invites the public.

63rd Choir Anniversary

McKinnie Branch will celebrate its 63rd Choir Anniversary 2 p.m. Sunday, April 21. The public is invited.

Spring Revival

Mills Grove Baptist Church will hold its annual spring revival April 22-24 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Velton Moore. Candle Light Communion service will be held Sunday, April 28, at 5 p.m.

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