Inquiry sessions on Catholicism, 10:45-11:45 a.m. Sundays Aug. 19, 26 and Sept. 9, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 800 Gornto Road.

Special screening of the documentary: “Milwaukee 53206,” 10 a.m. Aug. 18, Payton A.M.E. Church, 6652 Jumping Gully Road. This zip code has the highest percentage of men who are incarcerated in the U.S. The film also highlights how incarceration affects family members, the community and people across the country. Attorney Curtis Mack and Attorney Roy Copeland will lead a panel discussion after the film. Teen and young adults are encouraged to attend and participate. For information and to register, contact Pastor Velma E. Grant at

Revival/Homecoming Services: Revival, 8:30 a.m. Aug. 19 and 7 p.m. Aug. 20-23; Homecoming, 9:30 a.m. (Sunday School), 11 a.m. (Church Services), Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 5009 Hwy. 122 E., Hahira.; Guest speakers and churches: Aug. 19, Min. Gerald Bailey of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman; Monday,  Rev. Tony Jackson, Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church; Tuesday, Dr. Joe Troope, River Hill Missionary Baptist Church; Wednesday, Dr. John Manning, St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church; Thursday, Rev. George Blunt, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church; Homecoming, Dinner will be served after morning worship. 

 Pastor and First Lady’s 10th Annual Anniversary, 11 a.m. Aug. 19, Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church, 409 W. Main St., Hahira. Guest speaker:  Pastor Charles Vincent of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Valdosta.

Annual Deacon & Deaconess Celebration, 3 p.m. Aug. 19, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman. Guest church: Trinity Missionary Baptist Church-Boston.

33rd Annual Homecoming, Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service at 10:45 a.m. Aug. 19, Westside Baptist Church,1600 Lankford Drive (across from Blanton Common Apartments).

Pastor and Wife’s Anniversary, 11 a.m. Aug. 19, Rocky Hill Church of God in Christ. The guest church for this event is St. Paul Church of God in Christ, Cecil, Superintendent A. Sermons, pastor and speaker. Dinner will be served immediately following the service in the Fellowship Hall.


Homecoming Services, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Aug. 19, Second Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5922 Clyattville-Nankin Road. Speakers: 11 a.m., Pastor Leroy Handerson, Jr.; 3 p.m., Pastor Sibley Matchett Jr. of Bethany Missionary Baptist Church. Dinner will be served.

Sunday Services, 10:45 a.m., Aug. 19,  Unitarian Universalist Church, 1951 E. Park Ave. Guest speaker: Dr. Gerald Williams, Senior Pastor, Serenity Church. Topic: “Diversity and inclusion in the university setting.”  Children’s Religious Education concurrent with Sunday services.

Women’s Day, 11 a.m. Aug. 19, Morning Star Baptist Church, 1051 Howell Road. 

“Iron Sharpens Iron Event” bringing all law enforcement officers and the community together, 7 p.m. Aug. 20, Live Oak Church of God, 9828 U.S. Hwy. 129 Live Oak, Fla. Guest speaker: Seminole County Sheriff Department Chaplain Gene Gregory.

Annual Revival/Homecoming: Revival, 7 p.m. Aug. 20-22; Homecoming, 11 a.m. Aug. 26, St. Mary Missionary Baptist Church. Revival Evangelist: Rev. Delvin Boatman, Mt. Hope in Quitman; Homecoming speaker: Pastor, Rev. Tony Sirmons. Dinner will be served after the Sunday morning service.

Annual Revival, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21-23, Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church. Guest speaker: Rev. Andrew Flemings, Silver Run Missionary Baptist Church. 

Free School Supplies (while supplies last), 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Aug. 25, Brown Chapel Holiness Church, 509 W. Park St., Hahira. There will be free food, games, prizes for kids.

Family and Friends Day, 3 p.m. Aug. 26, Whosoever Will Church, 208 Griffin Ave. Guest speaker: Elder Melanie Hansford of McDonald.

15th Annual Mission Program, 3 p.m. Aug. 26, New Prospect Missionary Baptist  Church, 598 E. Hwy. 84, Stockton. Guest speaker: Charlotte Freeman. Theme: “Women Standing on His Power.” Ladies to dress in white attire with purple corsages.

88th Annual Church Homecoming and Empowerment Conference, 7 p.m. Aug. 28-31; Woodlawn Forrest Church of Christ. Guest speakers: Ministers Alvin Daniels, Orpheus Heyward, Kristopher DarDar, Jefferson Caruthers, Wesley T. Leonard, and Marcus T. Watkins. A Men’s Conference will be held from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1; and the annual Cornelius Mobley Memorial Concert will be held on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Homecoming will culminate on Sunday, Sept. 2 with three Worship Experiences at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3 p.m.

Appreciation Week for Overseer Minnie Lane, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4-7; 5 p.m. Sept. 8; 3 p.m. Sept. 9, You’re Good Enough for Jesus, 620 Martin Luther King Drive. Guest speakers are: Tuesday, Elder Sylvester Shaw, Wednesday,  Pastor Gail Kilcrest, Thursday,  Pastor Shirley Spencer, Friday, Apostle Mobley, Saturday,  Gospel Singing program, Sunday, Dr. Sharon Pittman. 

Youth Revival, 7 p.m. Sept. 19-21, Whosoever Will Church, 208 Griffin Ave. Guest speaker: Elder Lolita Arnold of Valdosta.

Pastor and First Lady Goins 17th Anniversary Celebration, 7 p.m. Sept. 19-21; 3 p.m. Sept. 23, Friendship Freewill Independent Baptist Church, 110 West St. Guest speakers: Wednesday, Pastor Charles W. Day, Mt. Ararat MBC; Thursday, Pastor J.B. Miller, Graham Chapel CME; Friday, Bishop Johnny B. Straughter, Miracle of Christ Ministries; Sunday, Dr. John H. Manning, St. Mark MBC. 


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