Noonday Bible Study, Noon every Wednesday, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman. Lunch will be served. Teacher: Rev. Ronald Wrice.
Ladies’ Inspiration Day Program 9 a.m. Oct. 27, Newsome Street Church of Christ, 202 Newsome St., Hahira. Guest speaker: Dr. Felicia Blake of Valdosta. Topic: “Let It Go.” Lunch will be served after the program.
Blackout Worship Service, Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; Service begins at 5 p.m. Oct. 27, The Victory Church of Hahira.
Friends Day, 11 a.m. Oct. 28, Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, 411 E. Crane Ave. Guest Speaker: Dr. Frank Glover. Dinner will be served after morning worship.
Annual Homecoming Celebration, 3 p.m. Oct. 28, Friendship African Methodist Episcopal Church, 5479 Dry Lake Road, Dixie, Ga. Guest speaker: Rev. Joe Troupe and Congregation, Valdosta.
Sunday Services, 10:45 a.m. Oct. 28, Unitarian Universalist Church, 1951 E. Park Ave. Speaker: Member and Lay Leader Dr. Carol Stiles, “A People of Vision”. We will reflect upon what it means to be a “People of Vision,” using materials from the Soul Matters Collective. Children’s Religious Education concurrent with Sunday services. Meet ‘n’ Greet will follow the service.
First Friday Contemplative Service, 5:30 p.m., Nov. 2, First Presbyterian Church, 313 N. Patterson. A worship opportunity open to the whole community as part of the downtown Valdosta First Friday events.
Harvest Bazaar for Missions, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Nov. 3, First United Methodist Church, 100 W. Valley St., Downtown Valdosta. Over 25 vendors offering a variety of items including: Gifts, crafts, jewelry, baked goods, art, scarves, jellies, pickles, baby gifts, crochet, hand-turned wooden bowls, holiday items, grandma’s attic, frozen casseroles, and more. Lunch available from 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Workshop Service, 10 a.m. Nov. 3, Payton AME Church, 6652 Jumping Gully Road. Topic: “Overcoming the Holiday Blues!” The presenter is licensed clinician, the Rev. Yvonne S. Wallace, M.Div., MSW, LCSW. In this session, you will (1) Understand the causes of stress & grief (2) Perform self assessment of stress & grief levels (3) Develop a plan/toolkit for overcoming the “holiday blues.”
Community Mission Program, 6 p.m. Nov. 3, Morning Star Baptist Church, 1051 Howell Road. Speaker: Sis. Suzette Davis, Thomas Chapel Baptist Church.
Annual Family and Friends Day, 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Silver Run Missionary Baptist Church. Speaker: Min. Henry Gibson and Feed My Sheep Ministry.
Fall Gospel Meeting, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Nov. 4; 7 p.m. Nov. 5-7, Newsome Street Church of Christ, 202 Newsome St., Hahira. Theme: “Good News in Times like These.” (1 Peter 4: 12-19). Guest speaker: Sherod Bryant of Horn Lake, Miss. Lunch will be served after Sunday morning worship.
Usher #2 Ministry’s 36th Anniversary, 3 p.m. Nov. 4, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman. Speaker: Rev. Marcus Hawkins, Pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Madison, Fla.
Musical Journeys-A Violin and Piano Recital, 2 p.m. Nov. 4 First Christian Church, 1905 N Patterson St. Let the musical journey begin. Join violinist Jared Starr and pianist Leonidas Lagrimas as they present a recital of solo and duo works for violin and piano. Admission is free and the program is suitable for all ages.
Women’s Day Program, 11 a.m. Nov. 11, Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 505 East Force St. Guest speaker: Rev. Tracy McGeathy Lockley, Jacksonville, Fla.
Church’s 115th Anniversary, 7 p.m. Nov. 13-15; 3 p.m. Nov. 18, Mount Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Quitman. Guest speakers: Tuesday, Rev. Pernell Adams and the New Salem M.B. Church of Barney; Wednesday, Memorial Service in remembrance of deceased members; Thursday, Dr. Norman Edwards and the Mt. Olive M.B. Church of Hahira; Sunday, Rev. Alonzo Fudge and the Beulah Hill M.B. Church of Dixie. Dinner will be served Sunday.
Parade of Colors, 3 p.m. Nov. 17, Bethel CME Church, 702 Johnson St. A time of inspiration. Refreshments will be served. Fellowship Services will convene at 11 a.m. Nov. 18. Minister of the hour: Pastor Ellis C. Jackson. Dinner will be served.