Gospel Explosion, 6 p.m. March 30, Unity Church of God, 906 B. Williams St., in appreciation of Bro. Kevin Edwards for his years of service and dedication to the kingdom of God and blessing others through songs and testimony. Featuring: Unity Church of God Choir, Pastor Michael Acree and the Miracle Workers – Fitzgerald, Jamal Pitts and one purpose, Enigma, Bright Stars, Fort Gaines Fla., Coco and Chosen Ones, Morven, Wings of Faith, Quitman, Deacon Curtis Williams, Valdosta, Bro. Elijah Hadley, Quitman, Sis. May Cowen, Valdosta, and others.
Women of the Bible Program, 5 p.m. March 30, You’re Good Enough for Jesus Outreach Ministry, Inc., 620 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
Family and Friends Day, 10:30 a.m. Sunday School; 11:30 a.m. Worship Service, March 31, You’re Good Enough for Jesus Outreach Ministry, Inc., 620 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
Fruit of the Spirit Program, 11 a.m. March 31, Faith by Works Outreach Ministry Inc. 1106D, S. Patterson St. Guest speaker: Elder Jeffery Jackson, Atlanta.
Sunday Service, 10:45 a.m. March 31, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1951 E. Park Ave., Guest speaker: Rev. Dr. Anna Mitchell Hall, “The Power of Belonging.” Children’s Religious Education concurrent with Sunday services. Meet’n’Greet follows the service.
Noonday Bible Study, noon Wednesday, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman. Teacher: Rev. Ronald Wrice. Lunch will be served.
Pastor David and First Lady Renita Northcutt 22nd Anniversary, 7 p.m. April 3, 5,12; 6 p.m. April 14; 11:30 a.m. April 28, Greater Mt. Carmel Ministry HOGSIC, 1106 Lake Park Road. Guest speakers and churches: April 3, Bishop Wade S. McCrae, Union Cathedral; April 5, Supt. Elder Johnny L. Bradley, Tabernacle Church of God in Christ; April 7, Gospel Singing groups,The Jackson Brothers, The Sharper Singers, Little Mac Dougal and the Spiritual Wonders, A.C. Braswell. Admission is free; April 12, Apostle Tyrone Lundy, Joyous Praise Ministries; April 14, Elder Randolph Scott, Hightower Memorial Temple; April 28, Elder Mark Moore, Greater Mt. Carmel Ministry.
Fruit of the Spirit Program, 7:30 p.m. April 4-5, Faith by Works Outreach Ministry Inc., 1106D S. Patterson St. There will be four guest speakers on Thursday and five guest speakers on Friday.
First Friday Contemplative Service, 5:30 p.m., April 5, First Presbyterian Church, 313 N Patterson. A worship opportunity open to the community as part of the downtown Valdosta First Friday events.
Ground Breaking at new location of the South 41 Church of Christ, The Jackson Drive Church of Christ, 10:30 a.m. April 6, 4030 South Hwy. 41 (City of Dasher; one mile south of the Dasher City Hall).
Clothes and Food Giveaway, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 6, St. James Baptist Church, 104 Wisenbaker Lane.
Meet and Greet for Rev Dr. Berlinda Hart Love, new Pastor at Bethel AME Church, 202 South Hall St., Hahira, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. April 6. Light refreshments will be served.
Women Conference, 4 p.m. April 7; 7 p.m. April 8-9, River Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2884 James Road. Theme: “Women on a Journey to the Heart of God.” Psalm 25 and 10. Speakers: Sunday, First Lady Teresa Goins, Friendship Freewill Church; Monday; Evang. Bonita Bailey, Pine Hill Church; Tuesday, First Lady Evelyn Vinson, Mt. Calvary Church, White Water Road.
Holy Ghost Revival/ 69th Church Anniversary, 7 p.m. April 8 – 12; 2 p.m. April 14, Mount Ararat Missionary Baptist Church, 1018 Lake Park Road. Guest speakers: Pastor Dexter Montgomery and Fig Tree Ministries: Tuesday, Dr. Loyd Salary and Thomas Chapel: Wednesday, Pastor Andrew Fleming and Silver Run: Thursday, Dr. William C. Morgan and Morning Star: Friday, Dr. Joe Troope and River Hill: Sunday, April 14 will close out the 69th Church Anniversary. Dinner will be served Sunday in the annex.
Spring Revival, 7 p.m. April 10-12, Whosoever Will Ministry, 208 Griffin Ave. Guest speaker: Bishop Reginald Benjamin, Light House Church.
119th Church Anniversary, 7 p.m. April 10-12; 11 a.m. April 14, Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 505 E. Force St. Guest speakers and churches: Wednesday, Pastor Brantley McCullough and Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church; Thursday, Pastor Lorenzo Williams and New Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church; Friday, Dr. Joe Troupe and River Hill Missionary Baptist Church; Sunday, Pastor James White and Bethlehem Baptist Church. A meal will be served following Sunday’s service.
Annual Men’s Day Program, 3 p.m. April 14, Bethlehem Baptist Church, Lake Park (Howell) Guest Speaker: Pastor Aden (A.J.) Fluker. Refreshments will be served.
Pastor’s Aid Musical, 3 p.m. April 14, River Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2884 James Road.
First Easter Holy Week, April 17-19, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman. Sponsored by the Brooks County Ministerial Association and the Mt. Hope Church family. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. followed by a message from the speakers at 12 noon. After the message, there will be a second lunch at 12:30 p.m.
Mt. Hope will be hosting its initial Good Friday Service, 7 p.m. April 19, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman. The program is a community event aimed at bringing all of God’s people together for a night of worship and celebration of the Lord’s crucifixion and resurrection. The following presenters will be on program: Pastor Bobby Christian of Calvary Christian Center-Quitman; Pastor Steve Shierling of First Baptist Church of Quitman; Pastor Andrew Fleming, Silver Run M.B. Church-Valdosta; Pastor Jim Pitt, Morven Baptist Church Pastor Bertrum Whitfield, Mt. Moriah Free Will Baptist Church; Pastor Gwin Jarriel, Quitman Church of God; Pastor Delvin Boatman, Mt. Hope M.B. Church-Quitman. Refreshments will be served after services.
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.
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, Ga.; 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.