Community Easter Sunrise Service, 7 a.m. April 21, Bemiss United Methodist Church, 4879 Bemiss Road. Bring your own lawn chair. Light breakfast to follow in the Fellowship Hall. Regular worship service in addition to the Sunrise Service at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary. All welcome.
Easter Sunday Worship Service, April 21 at 11 a.m. led by Rev. Dr. Glenda Hollingshead. Service will take listeners to the tomb to hear about the women who traveled there early on the first day of the week — only to find it empty.
Communitywide Easter Egg Hunt, 2 -4 p.m. April 20, Gateway Baptist Church , 17825 Valdosta Hwy. (Hwy. 133) . Toddlers thru 16 years old. Prize egg for each age group.
Gospel Sing, 4 p.m. April 20, Mt Zion AME Church, 4011 N. Oak St. Ext. Featuring: The Walden Family, Whigham, The Night of Worship Choir, Cairo, and the Sensational Harmonettes, Hava, Fla.
Easter Service, Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Worship Service, 11 a.m., April 21, Gateway Baptist Church, 17825 Valdosta Hwy. (Hwy. 133). No evening service.
Easter Service, 8 a.m. April 21 (only one service), New Life Ministries, 5651 Inner Perimeter Road.
Easter Program, 10 a.m. April 21, You’re Good Enough for Jesus Outreach Ministry, Inc., 620 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
Easter Resurrection Service, Noon, April 21, Faith by Works Outreach Ministry, Inc., 1106 D - South Patterson St. Guest speakers: Bishop-Elect Ellis Washington, Jr., Pastor Paula Washington.
Hahira Annual Easter Sunrise Service, 6 a.m. April 21, Magnolia Baptist Church, Hahira. Guest speaker: Pastor Jay Williams. Breakfast will be served.
Sunday Service, 10:45 a.m. April 21, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1951 E. Park Ave. Guest speaker: Carol Stiles, “Reflections on Easter and the Arrival of Spring.” Children’s Religious Education concurrent with Sunday services. Meet and Greet follows the services.
Easter Sunrise Service, 5:30 a.m. April 21, Evangel Temple Church 2045 Clay Road. Resurrection Service will be held at 11 a.m.
Sunrise Worship Service, 8 a.m. April 21, New Zion Christian Center, 703 Paine Ave. Breakfast will be served after worship service.
Easter Sunday service and Flowering of the Cross, 11 a.m. April 21, First Presbyterian Church. Bring your flowers from your gardens to add to our sidewalk cross as we flower the cross for Easter morning to celebrate our resurrected Christ.
Easter Program, 11 a.m. Worship Service, April 21, River Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2884 James Road.
152nd Church Anniversary, 2:30 p.m. April 21; 7 p.m. May 1-3; 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. May 5, First Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church.
Revival, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 21; 7 p.m. April 22-25, Victory Baptist Church, 3229 Madison Hwy., I-75 Exit 11, Valdosta. Guest speaker: Dr. James F. Jones of Harriman, Tenn.
Sunrise Service, 7 a.m. April 21, Bethel CME Church, 702 Johnson St. Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. Sunday School at 9 a.m. Easter Program at 10 a.m. Open invitation.
14th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration, 7 p.m. April 23-25; 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. April 28, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 3488 Engberg Ave. Guest speakers and churches: Tuesday, Pastor Ronnie Brinson and Mt. Olive MBC, Sparks; Wednesday, Pastor James White and Bethlehem Baptist Church, Howell; Thursday, Pastor Charles Dave and St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, DuPont; Sunday, 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, 7 p.m. April 23; 10 a.m. April 28, Victory Church, 809 Tillman St., Hahira. Guest speakers: Tuesday, Pastor Jeremy C. Tuck, Living Faith Church, Atlanta, Ga.; Sunday, Pastor Davirous Cullars, Lincolnton.
Pastor Leroy & First Lady Denese Henderson’s 12th Anniversary, 7 p.m. April 24-25; 11 a.m. April 28 Second Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 5922 Clyattville-Nankin Road. Guest pastors and churches: Wednesday, Pastor Charles L. Carr, Greater St. James MBC; Thursday, Pastor Delvin Boatman, Mt. Hope MBC; Sunday, 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.
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, 7 p.m. April 26; 10 a.m. April 27, New Life Ministries, 5651 Inner Perimeter Road. Guest speakers: Friday: Pastor Ronnie Brinson, Mt. Olive M.B.C., Sparks; Sunday, Dr. Robert Stanley, Hopewell M.B.C., Pompano Beach, Fla.
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.
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.
Bible Study Class, 7-8 p.m. first, third, and fourth Wednesday beginning May 1, Bethel AME Church, 200 South Hall St., Hahira.
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.
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.