Noonday Bible Study, 12 p.m. every Wednesday, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman. Lunch will be served. Teacher: Rev. Ronald Wrice.

Seasons of Life Ladies Luncheon, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sept. 8, Morningside Baptist Church Youth Bldg., 2604 Bemiss Road. Tickets: $5 each. Speaker: Momma Lu Cathey. Deadline for Ticket & Nursery is Sunday, Sept. 2. For more information on tickets & nursery, call 229-242-1426 or go to

Prayer Breakfast, 9 a.m. Sept. 8, St. Paul AME Church, 419 S. Ashley St.

17th Church Anniversary, 10:30 a.m. Sept. 9; 8 a.m. Sept. 16; 3 p.m. Sept. 23; Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Center, 5802 Danieli Place, Lake Park. Guest speakers: Sept. 2, Pastor Evelyn Hill, Heavenly Heights Ministries, Lakeland, Ga.; Sept. 9, Pastor Matthew Loveday, House of Refuge Ministries; Sept. 16, Pastor Edward Mack, New Destiny Temple of Deliverance; Sept. 23, Pastor Troy Riley, Ray of Hope. 

Sunday Service, 10:45 a.m. Sept. 9, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1951 E. Park Ave. Speaker: Dr. Pat Miller, “Enlightenment Now” or Why We Might Just Be Headed to Paradise in a Late Model Cadillac.  Children’s Religious Education concurrent with Sunday services.

Overseer Minnie Lane Appreciation Week, 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sept. 9, 620 Martin Luther King Dr. Guest speaker: Dr. Sharon Pittman.

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

Senior Ushers Anniversary, 3 p.m. Sept. 9, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman. Speaker: Min. Wilbert Mobley Sr.

Women’s Day Program, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9, St. Peter Methodist Church, 500 E. gordon St. Guest speaker: Prophetess Sabrina Smith. 

Monthly Food Giveaway, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Sept. 11, Union Cathedral, 1050 E Hill Ave.

Annual Fall Revival/Homecoming & Family and Friends Day, 7 p.m. Sept. 11-13 (Revival); 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sept. 16, (Homecoming and Family and Friends Day), New Jersualem Missionary Baptist Church, 3488 Engberg Ave. Guest speakers: Tuesday, Pastor Charles Vinson and Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Valdosta; Wednesday, Elder Derrick Sykes, Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church, Quincy, Fla.; Thursday, Pastor Bernard Braswell, New Life Ministries, Valdosta; Sunday at 8 a.m., Rev. Aaron Hopkins, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church; 11 a.m., Rev. Dr. Ulysses Mims, Jr. 

Church Anniversary, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12-14; 11:30 a.m. Sept. 16, Greater Mt. Carmel Ministry HOGSIC, Inc., 1106 Lake Park Rd. Guest speakers: Wednesday, Elder Arno McKinnon, Brown Chapel Holiness Church, Hahira; Thursday, Pastor Walace Jordon, Church of God Church, Nashvile, Ga.; Friday,  Evang. Dr. Verbertha Tillis, House of Joy Church, Thomasville.

Celebration of Life Service in memory of Bishop L.B. Daniel, 11 a.m. Sept. 16, Grace Victory Church. 

Back to School Jamboree, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sept. 15; 12-3 p.m. Sept. 16, River Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2884 James Road.

Family Worship and Praise/Homecoming Celebration, 11 a.m. Sept. 16, Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 104 1/2 Wisenbaker Lane. Guest speaker: Pastor James P. Robinson, Good Hope Christian Center. Dinner will follow the morning service.

153rd Church Anniversary, 3 p.m. Sept. 16, Mt. Zion AME Church. Guest speaker: Rev. Belinda Love, St Paul AME.

Pre-Church 145th Anniversary, 7 p.m. Sept. 17-20, River Hill MBC, 2884 James Rd. Guest speakers and churches:  Monday, Rev. Eddie Williams, Macedonia MBC family; Tuesday, Rev. Albert Barfield, First Antioch MBC family; Wednesday, Rev. David Adams, Mt. Calvary MBC family; Thursday, Rev. Marrion Drye, Irvin Hill MBC family. 

129th Church Anniversary, 7 p.m. Sept. 17-19; 11 a.m.  2 p.m. Sept. 23, Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church.  Theme:  “A Church Kept By His Grace”, Ephesians 3:21.Guest churches: Monday, Thomas Chapel MBC with Pastor Loyd Salary; Tuesday, Mt. Hope MBC with Pastor Delvin Boatman; Wednesday, St. John MBC with Pastor Ernest Usher, Jr.; Sunday, New Hope MBC with Pastor Aaron Hopkins. Dinner will be served Sunday morning  worship service. 

Annual Church Revival, 7 p.m. Sept. 18-20; Big Meeting/Homecoming, Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. and Worship Service, 11 a.m. Sept. 23, New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church, Stockton. Guest Evang.:   Pastor Dr. Kendrix J. Gardner, Sr., New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Lakeland, Fla. 

113th Church Anniversary, 7 p.m. Sept. 18-20; 11 a.m. Sept. 23, Bethany Missionary Baptist Church, 8165 Dry Lake Rd., Quitman. Guest speakers; Tuesday, Rev. Alonzo Fudge, Beulah Hill Church family; Wednesday, Rev. Gerald Bailey, Morning Star Church family; Thursday, Rev. Leroy Henderson, Second Oak Grove Church family. Dinner will be served after Sunday morning worship service. 

Pastor Tommy L. and Lady Teresa Goins Appreciation, 7 p.m. Sept. 19-21; 3 p.m. Sept. 23, Friendship Freewill Ind. Baptist Church, 110 West St. Guest speakers: Wednesday, Pastor Charles Winston Day, Mt. Ararat Baptist Church; Thursday, Pastor J.B. Miller, Graham Chapel CME Church, Quitman; Friday, Bishop Johnny B. Straughter, Miracle of Christ Ministries, Valdosta; Sunday, Dr. John H. Manning, St. Mark M.B. Church, Naylor.

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.

Free Community Harvest Festival, 12-4 p.m. Sept. 22, Path Church of Restoration & Deliverance, 401 N. Burwell Ave., Adel. Presented by The Hand Up Marketplace. The event includes free flu shots, HIV, Blood Pressure, and Diabetes screenings, representatives from community resources, vendors, free food, free games, free entertainment, children activities, Zumba, Boxing demonstrations from Fit Fighters Fitness and more. Wholesome fun for the entire family.

Grief Recovery Group, 4-6 p.m. beginning Oct. 7, Park Avenue Methodist Church, 100 E. Park Ave. The group will meet for 13 weeks. Each session includes a video, a discussion and sharing time. The only cost is $15 for the workbook. Meeting in Classroom A-34, Jars of Clay. To register or for more information contact leader Pastor David, 229-300-8805 or

15th Church Anniversary, New Destiny Temple of Deliverance. Guest speakers: 4 p.m. Sept. 23rd, Elder David Northcutt, Greater Mt. Carmel Ministry;  3 p.m. Oct. 21st, Pastor Bernard Robinson, Greater Pleasant Temple Church; 10 a.m., Oct. 28th, Pastor Tony Jackson, Magnolia Baptist Church. 

Survillia Munford Women’s Missionary Annual Day Celebration, 4 p.m. Sept. 23,  Mt Vienna AME Church, 4880 Vienna Church Rd. Theme: “Women of faith standing on God’s promises”. Guest speaker:  Rev. Veronica Anderson-Lewis, St. Mark AME Church, Thomasville, Ga. Refreshments will be served. Everyone is cordially invited. 

160th Church Anniversary, 11 a.m. Sept. 30, Payton AME Church, 6652 Jumping Gully Road. Guest speaker: Rev. Dr. Marvin L. Crawford, pastor of First St. Paul AME Church, Lithonia.

Gospel Extravaganza, 4 p.m. Sept. 30, Mathis City Auditorium, 2300 N. Ashley St. Featuring: Precious Melton, CMajor, Converted, S’phire with Georgia’s Chozen, LaToya’s School of Dance, and many more. All proceeds benefit the Hudson Dockett Girl Scout Troop. Ticks: $10 in Advance, $15 at the door. For tickets or donations, please call Valarie Norton at (229) 412-9660.

Victory Baptist Church and Christian School will host its 2nd Annual Community Youth Fundraiser, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 12; 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Victory Baptist Church and Christian School, 3229 Madison Hwy (I-75 Exit 11). BBQ pork plates and whole smoked BBQ butts will be for sale along with a car wash for donation on Friday and Saturday. There will be a classic auto and truck show and 5K Saturday. For more information, or to register for the car show or 5K, visit or call 229-245-7770.


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