The Praise Dates calendar is for special religious events of interest to the public (not regular church programs such as mission days, baptisms, pastor appreciations, etc.). The deadline is noon Tuesday to submit announcements that will appear in Saturdays paper. Announcements should be mailed to Praise Dates, in care of Paulette Fountain, The Telegraph, P.O. Box 4167, Macon, GA 31208, faxed to Fountain at 478-744-4385 or emailed to email@example.com. Printed forms are available at our Macon office, 120 Broadway. Announcements will not be accepted if they do not include date, time and street address where event will take place and a phone number the public may call for more information.
CHURCH ANNIVERSARIES(25 years or more)
Miracle Healing Temple, 52nd
7 p.m. Feb. 15, with Evangelist Kevin Sheley preaching. 8 p.m. Feb. 20, with Bishop A. Henry. 8 p.m. Feb. 21, with Apostle Earnest Parham preaching. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 with Pastor W.M. Holmes preaching. Noon Feb. 23, with Pastor Holmes preaching. Dinner will be served. 7 p.m. Feb. 27, with Bishop Anthony Gordon preaching. 133 Central Ave. S.W., Milledgeville. Call 478-552-5889.
Haynes Temple Holiness, 36th
3 p.m. Feb. 23, 3604 Kings Park Circle, Macon. Pastor Lisa Watson preaching. Call 478-742-8518.
Pastors ANNIVERSARIES(10 years or more)
D.D. Memorial Baptist
11 a.m. Feb. 16, 12041 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. Celebrating the 19th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Lucious Dennard, with Minister Eugene Murray preaching. Call 478-743-6216.
Unionville Missionary Baptist
Services celebrating the 15th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Daryl K. Moore: 7 p.m. Feb. 21, pre-anniversary musical at Old Marion Baptist Church, Bullard Road, Jeffersonville. Noon Feb. 23, with the Rev. Randy Paschal preaching and at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. I. Edwin Mack preaching, both at New Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 8212 Ga. 96 East, Jeffersonville. Call 478-945-3864.
Holsey Temple CME
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 15, workshop with a team conducting sessions in the areas of liturgical dance, mime and choral presentations. 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16, a celebration of the diverse genres of music with in the African American experience. 1011 Washington Ave., Macon. Registration: two day event is $20; one day is $15. Call 478-742-6914.
10 a.m. Feb. 16, recording artist Lashun Pace is performing. 928 Anthony Road, Macon. Free.
Sharon Kay King in Concert
6:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Cochran Field Church of God, Ga. 247, Macon.
St. Joseph Catholic Church
Noon-12:30 p.m. concerts (lunch in social hall at 12:30 p.m. for $5 per person): Feb. 20, Mac Fogle. March 17-21, Cherry Blossom Festival series at Mulberry Street United Methodist Church. April 17, music for Holy Thursday, presented by Laura Endres, soprano; and Kimberly Dykes, soprano. May 15, Gerald Carper. All concerts are free. 830 Poplar St., Macon.
Greater New Hope Baptist
4 p.m. Feb. 22, 9010 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. Black history program presented by the Youth and Young Adult Choir. Call 478-945-3820.
Down East Boys in Concert
6 p.m. Feb. 22, Bethany Baptist Church, 365 Pea Ridge Road, Bolingbroke. Love offering. Call 478-974-0002.
Dinner Theatre with One Voice Quartet
6-8 p.m. Feb. 22, Byron Baptist Church, 100 W. White Road, Byron. Fundrasier event for Yvonne Horton, who needs a double lung transplant. Filet mignon tickets, $15; chicken tickets, $10. Cake auction. Call 478-956-4670.
Vineville Methodist Church Music and the Arts concerts
4 p.m. Feb. 23, the Color of Sound. Candace Keach, flute, and Gordon Porth, piano. 4 p.m. March 23, Campus Divas, with Nadine Cheek, Rebecca Lanning and Martha Malone. 4 p.m. April 6, Masterworks and Virtuoso Showpieces. Danielle Belan, violin, and Jennie Jung, piano. 4 p.m. May 4, the Eighth Regiment Band from Rome. 4 p.m. June 8, Alan Morrison, concert organist. 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon. Free. Call 478-745-3331.
The Greater Ross Street Baptist
7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, the Motorvators Gospel Singers in concert. 1587 Wellworth St., Macon. Call 478-228-6792.
Greater Allen Chapel AME
5 p.m. March 1, 269 Pursley St., Macon. An evening of praise, featuring Janet Johnson, Canzanta Goodwin, the Rev. Katrina Scarbrough and Nikita Lyons. $10 donations. Call 478-745-6703.
Providence Quartet, Dayspring Trio Concert
6:30 p.m. March 15, Pine Forst Baptist Church, 1848 Tucker Road, Macon. Love offering. Old Friends Promotions concert. Call Jonathan Fisher, 478-918-7800; or Pine Forest Baptist, 478-788-3883.
10 a.m. Feb. 16, 600 Eisenhower Parkway, Macon. College Sunday, featuring Fort Valley State University BSU Gospel Choir. Wear your college and fraternity and sorority
T-shirts. Call 478-750-0040.
St. James CME Church of Perry
10 a.m. Feb. 16, 1007 WF Ragin Drive, Perry. Christian youth fellowship black history program. Minister D. Sheree Jacobs preaching. Call 478-953-2262.
St. Peter AME
10 a.m. Feb. 16, 502 State University Drive, Fort Valley. Sons of Allen Ministry Day program. The Rev. Michael G. Ephraim Sr. preaching. Call 478-825-8452.
Greens Tabernacle Baptist
11 a.m. Feb. 16, 5310 Bloomfield Road, Macon. Black history and family and friends programs. Dinner will be served. $6 for adults. Call 478-788-7817.
Smith Chapel Baptist
2 p.m. Feb. 16, 6464 Hopewell Road, Musella. Black history program. Call 478-741-5987.
2 p.m. Feb. 16, 844 Georgia Kaolin Road, Dry Branch. Pastor David Stanley preaching. Call 478-743-7719.
Overcoming Fellowhsip Church
2:30 p.m. Feb. 16, 151 Madison St., Macon. The Rev. Eddie Collier preaching for the first anniversary of the church. Call 478-345-5430.
Grady Missionary Baptist
2:30 p.m. Feb. 16, 2625 Broadway, Macon. Pastor John Fuller preaching, and Standing Up Saints Church as guest. Dinner will be served. Call 478-781-2506.
Mount Olive Baptist
2:30 p.m. Feb. 16, Ga. 96, Jeffersonville. Black history scholarship program. Elgin Dixon, Twiggs County Schools superintendent, will be the speaker. The Fort Valley State University Choir will be the musical guests. Call 478-390-7503.
New Hope Missionary Baptist
3 p.m. Feb. 16, 1465 Burton Ave., Macon. Celebrating the 111th anniversary of the General Mission Ministry. The Rev. Burton Glover preaching, and Country Line Baptist Church as guest. All persons asked to wear red (no pants). Call 478-743-8483.
St. Mary Baptist
Pre-anniversary services for Pastor Sylvester D. Freeland: 7 p.m. Feb. 19, with Pastor David Stanley preaching. 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23, with Pastor Dexter Jordan preaching. 1456 Woodliff St., Macon. Call 478-755-9861.
Power of God Holiness Church
7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21, revival services for church anniversary, with Prophetess Eleanor Welch preaching. Concludes at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 24, with Prophet Milton Morgan preaching. 960 Hazel St., Macon. Call 478-321-8029.
Faithful Church of God In Christ
11 a.m. Feb. 22, 1076 Gilmer St., Macon. The Nine Gifts of the Spirit program presented by various speakers. Call 478-784-4482.
Holsey Temple CME
2:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Holsey Temple and Mercer University have collaborated on a weekend of learning and worship entitled Claiming Our Destiny By Reclaiming our Story. The Rev. Chester J. Fontenot Jr. will be the teacher and preacher. Concludes 11 a.m. Feb. 23. 1011 Washington Ave., Macon. Call 478-742-6914.
Union Grove Missionary Baptist
3 p.m. Feb. 22, 809 S. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. The 34th annual Pearl Stephens Memorial Scholarship service. Call Maggie, 478-745-0768; or Jerome, 478-929-1476.
Faith First Methodist
5 p.m. Feb. 22, 3357 Rice Mill Road, Macon. Black history program. Wesleyan College Gospel Choir singing. $10 donation. Call 478-718-9004.
Greater Ross Street Baptist
7 p.m. Feb. 22, 1587 Wellworth Ave., Macon. Pastor J.C. Scott Sr. will be recording his first Christian comedy CD. Call 478-742-4153.
Stone Creek Baptist
8 a.m. (introducing early morning services to the fourth Sunday morning worship program), 10:30 a.m. (regular worship service) Feb. 23, 1531 Riggins Mill Road, Dry Branch. Call 478-743-0299.
D.D. Memorial Baptist
10:15 a.m. Feb. 23, black history program. 12041 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. Call 478-743-6216.
Allen Chapel AME
11 a.m. Feb. 23, 9830 Miami Valley Road, Fort Valley. Black history and founders day program. LaSandra Sandy Dean speaking. Call 478-742-7779 or 478-825-7090.
Greater New Hope Baptist
11:30 a.m. Feb. 23, 9010 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. Black history program, with Pastor Uletha Durham preaching. Presented by the Mission In Action. Call 478-945-3820.
New Griswoldville Baptist
3 p.m. Feb. 23, 3003 Truitt Place, Macon. The Deaconess and Mother Board anniversary celebration, with New Hope Male Choir of Perry as special musical guest. Call 478-742-5397.
Childs Chapel Primitive Baptist
Noon March 2, 562 May Ave., Macon. Family and friends day program, with a Communion and feet-washing service. The Rev. Richard Austin Jr. preaching. Call 478-394-2386.
Moving Forward Revival
Revival: 6 p.m. Feb. 15, Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon. Presented by Bishop Sherry McCoy Ministry. Call 770-474-8586 or visit www.godfirstbreakthrough.org.
Forsyth Pentecostal Holiness
Revival: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 17-21, 213 Parson St., Forsyth. Call 478-935-8589.
Powerhouse Apostolic Church
Revival: Week 4: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21. Week 5: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26-28, with Pastor, Overseer Robert H. Jackson preaching. 3659 Brownlee Road, Forsyth. Call 404-219-1887.
New Renaissance Memorial Baptist
Revival: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26-28, 1175 Cordele Ave., Macon. Call 478-464-0233.
Black History Breakfast
9 a.m. Feb. 15, New Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 4388 Robinson Road, Macon. Rondrick Williamson speaking. $10 donation. Call 478-474-3009.
D.D. Memorial Baptist
10 a.m. Feb. 15, Zealous Women for Christ fellowship. Speaker: Marlene Matthews. 12041 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. Call 478-743-6216.
Ministers Wives and Ministers Widows of Macon and Vinicity Meeting
1 p.m. Feb. 15, Corner Stone Baptist Church, Grosso Ave., Macon.
Dave Ramseys Financial Peace University
5 p.m. each Sunday through March 9, Mabel White Baptist Church, 1415 Bass Road, Macon. Each class is 1 1/2 hours long, childcare available with advance arrangement. To register, call 478-474-7577 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Dave Ramseys Financial Peace University
5:45 p.m. each Sunday through March 30. Cost: $100. Pine Forest Baptist Church, 1848 Tucker Road, Macon. Call the church at 478-788-3883 to sign up.
Camping and Backpacking Course
7-8:30 p.m. each Monday through April 7, Central Baptist Church, 1120 Lake Joy Road, Warner Robins. Learn how to enjoy the wilderness safely, with three camping trips. Instruction on all aspects of hiking, camping and backpacking. Cost: $10 for required workbook. Call 478-953-4778 or 478-953-9319.
9 a.m. March 1, Kings Chapel Baptist Church, 2994 Upper River Road, Macon. Prophetess Jeanease Crowell speaking. Call 478-745-5121.
Women of Grace Ministries Retreat
March 14-16, Atlanta Marriott Norcross, 475 Technology Drive, Norcross. Theme: The Journey-No Camping Here. Speakers: Evangelist Teresa High, Chaplain Betty Williams, Veleta Holland, Minister Katina Simmons, Evangelist Linda Stevens and others. Seminars both mornings, general session March 14 and banquet March 15. Cost: $140 or $75 (YWOG). Registration does not include hotel cost. Call hotel and register under Women of Grace. Call Charlestine, 478-781-9214; or Brenda, 478-390-7252, for more information.
10 a.m.-1 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, Heritage at Houston United Methodist Church, 4116 Houston Ave., Macon. Free clothes to those in need. Call 478-747-3083.
11 a.m.-1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month, Greater Ross Street Baptist Church, 1587 Wellworth Ave., Macon. Call 478-228-6792.
Bethany Baptist Church Clothing Bank
9-11 a.m. Monday, 365 Pea Ridge Road, Bolingbroke. Call 478-974-0002 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Food Crisis Closet
10 a.m.-noon the fourth Monday of each month, First Baptist Church of Christ, 511 High Place, Macon. Call 478-742-6485.
Open Doors Mission closet
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Centerville Methodist Church, 600 N. Houston Lake Blvd., Centerville. Call 478-396-2201 or 478-953-3030.
Bethel AME Church Food Bank
11 a.m.-2 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month. 3607 Earl St., Macon. Call 478-474-9128.
Soup Kitchen Ministry
Noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, St. Peter Missionary Baptist, 1361 Fort Hill St., Macon. Call 478-750-0921.
Food and Clothing Closet Outreach
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Greater Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2656 Napier Ave., Macon. Call 478-746-2389.
2-4 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, Mount Moriah Ministry Center, 2789 Millerfield Road, Macon. Call 478-745-1890.
Treasures in the Barn: Ongoing garage sale to support outreach ministries
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 2815 U.S. 41 North, Fort Valley. Visit www.ctranglican.com.
Bonaire United Methodist Church Food Pantry
1-3 p.m. the second and fourth Friday of each month, 144 Elm St., Bonaire. Call 478-923-7317.
Aglow Bible Study: Christian: Its Not What You Think, by Andy Stanley
9:30-11:30 a.m. Monday, First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Led by Glenda Wallace. Also 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Call Emily at 478-929-5795 for location.
Aglow Bible Study: Jack Hayford Study on Bible Prophets
10-11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Christ Chapel, 2288 Moody Road, Warner Robins. Led by Maebelle Kindle. Call Emily, 478-929-5795.
New Heights Baptist
10 a.m. Tuesday, 158 Lamar Road, Macon. Bible study starting on David Jeremiahs book, What Are You Afraid Of? Judy Hicks will be teaching. Call 478-757-2240.
Womens Bible Studies
9:45 a.m. Thursday, Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church, 1415 Bass Road, Macon. Call 478-474-7577.
Free prophetic seminar
8:30 a.m. (prayer), 10 a.m. (fair), 9 a.m. (teaching), the second Saturday of each month. International Bread of Life Church Mission, 105 Dunbar Road, Warner Robins. Call 478-328-1384.
Men of Standard Mens Ministry
10 a.m. the second Saturday of each month, 220 Ga. 49 North (behind Dairy Queen), Byron.
Adonai School of the Prophetic
1-5 p.m. the first and third Saturday of each month, Quality Suites Hotel, 4080 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Provides insightful and intensive instruction in operating in the fivefold ministry, especially the prophetic office or gift, with ministerial licensing and ordination available. Call Betty at 478-662-7907, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 p.m. Sunday (youth and young adult); 6:30 Thursday (adult), Universal Light Christian Center, 2592 Houston Ave., Macon. Call Tine at 478-747-4378.
Hebron Mens Fellowship Iron Sharpens Iron
6-7 p.m. (dinner), 7-8:30 p.m. (meeting), the first Monday of each month. Hebron Fellowship Baptist Church, 3200 U.S. 41 N, Byron. Call 478-953-0224 or visit www.hebronfellowship.com.
Heart of Georgia Barbershop Chorus
7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, Christ United Methodist Church, 511 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. All men ages 16-92 interested in a capella harmony are invited. Call 478-345-7464, or visit www.hogchorus.org or just show up.
Baptist Ministers Union of Macon and Vicinity meetings
Noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, 2016 Second St., Macon. Members only. Call 478-788-7817.