14th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration, 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. April 28, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 3488 Engberg Ave. Guest speakers and churches: 8 a.m., Pastor R.E. Helom, Life In Christ Ministries, Florence, Miss.; and 11 a.m., Pastor Thomas J. Haynes, Gospel Train Outreach Ministry, Madison, Fla.

2nd Annual Church Anniversary, 10 a.m. April 28, Victory Church, 809 Tillman St., Hahira. Guest speaker: Pastor Davirous Cullars, Lincolnton.

Pastor Leroy & First Lady Denese Henderson’s 12th Anniversary, 11 a.m. April 28,  Second Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5922 Clyattville-Nankin Road. Guest pastors and churches: Pastor Felicia Williams, Hosana Baptist Church and Pastor Andrew Fleming, Silver Run MBC. Dinner will be served after Sunday service.

Noonday Bible Study, noon Wednesday, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman. Teacher: Rev. Ronald Wrice. Lunch will be served.

Church Anniversary Gala celebrating Pastor and New Life Ministries Anniversary, 5 p.m. April 27, The Patterson, 101 N. Patterson St. Enjoy fellowship, exquisite dining, music and Christian comedy. Tickets: $40 per person.

18th Gospel Choir Anniversary, 6 p.m. April 27, Mt. Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman.

A Joint Celebration: Pastor J. Bernard Braswell II celebrates five years of pastoral service at New Life Ministries and New Life Ministries celebrating 28 years of service in the community,  10 a.m. April 28, New Life Ministries, 5651 Inner Perimeter Road. Guest speakers:  Sunday, Dr. Robert Stanley, Hopewell M.B.C., Pompano Beach, Fla.

Pastor & Wife 1st Anniversary Service, 5 p.m. April 28, Brown Chapel Church, 509 W. Park St., Hahira. Guest speaker: Bishop T.L. Pratt.

Annual Women’s Day Program, 11:30 a.m. April 28, Bethel AME Church, 202 S. Hall St., Hahira. Guest speaker: Apostle Julia Grant Berry, Joyfiul Sound Ministry. Dinner will be served.

Pastor Arno & 1st Lady LeGray Mckinnon 1st Anniversary Service, 5 p.m. April 28, Brown Chapel Holiness Church, 509 W. Park St., Hahira. Guest speaker: Bishop T.L.Pratt.

School Spirit Service, 11 a.m. April 28, St. Paul AME Church, 419 S. Ashley St. Celebrate the end of the school year program. Wear your favorite T-shirt of your favorite school, sorority, fraternity, organization, or sports team. A meal will be served following the 11 a.m. service to all college students.

154th Church Anniversary, 10:15 a.m. April 28, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 3825 Whitewater Rd. Special guests: Dr. Willie Harris and The Shady Grove Baptist Church, Hahira. Dinner will be served following the morning services.

151st Church Anniversary, 7 p.m. April 30, May 1-2; 11 a.m. May 5, Silver Run Baptist Church, 4672 Knights Ferry Rd. Guest speakers and churches: Tuesday, Pastor Loyd Salary and Thomas Chapel Baptist Church; Wednesday, Pastor Eddie Williams and Macedonia First Baptist Church; Thursday, Pastor Phillip Corker and Day Spring Baptist Church; Sunday, Min. William Harris, Morning Star Baptist Church. Dinner will be served following Sunday’s service. 

Bible Study Class, 7-8 p.m. first, third, and fourth Wednesday beginning May 1, Bethel AME Church, 200 South Hall St., Hahira.

First Friday Contemplative Service, 5:30 p.m. May 3, First Presbyterian Church downtown, 313 N Patterson St. This is a worship opportunity open to the whole community as part of the downtown Valdosta First Friday events.

King and Queen Program, 6 p.m. May 4, River Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2884 James Rd. Hosted by the Pastor’s Aid Ministry. Theme: Sons and Daughters of Royalty Working Together for the Lord. Guest speaker: Evang. Florene Edwards, Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church.

2019 Women’s Conference, 7 p.m. May 2-3; 11 a.m. May 5, Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church, 409 W. Main St., Hahira. Guest speakers: Thursday, Dr. Julia Berry, Joyful Sound; Friday, Evang. Vera Bunion, The Church at Pine Hill; Sunday. Pastor Sandra Y.G. Jones, Path Church, Adel.

80th Church Anniversary, 6 p.m. May 5; 7 p.m. May 6-7; 9:30 a.m. (Sunday School), 11 a.m. Worship May 13, Greater Pleasant Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 309 Cherry St. Guest speakers: Sunday, May 5, Rev. Charles Carr, St. James Baptist Church; Monday, Bishop Wade S. McCrae, Union Cathedral; Tuesday, Dr. Joe Troup River Hill Baptist Church; Sunday, May 13, Pastor Bernard Robinson.

Annual Women’s Day Program, 3 p.m. May 5, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Howell, Ga. Theme: “Christian Women Walking in Faith”. Guest speaker: Sis. Elaine Spencer Lewis, Valdosta. Lunch will be served.

Rev. Sibley Matchett, Jr. and First Lady Marion Matchett, 12th Anniversary, 11 a.m. May 26, Bethany Missionary Baptist Church, 8165 Dry Lake Road, Quitman. Guest speaker: Rev. Jeffery Hunter, Sr. and 2nd Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church family. Dinner will be served. 

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