PRAISE DATES: Including Easter observances, sunrise services

April 18, 2014 



The Praise Dates calendar is for special religious events of interest to the public (not regular church programs sch as mission days, baptisms, pastor appreciations, etc.). The deadline is noon Tuesday to submit announcements that will appear in Saturday’s 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 Printed forms are available at our Macon office, 487 Cherry St. 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.


“Resurrection 5K/1 Mile Fun Run”

April 19. Times: 7-7:45 a.m. (registration and packet pick-up); 8 a.m., 1 mile fun run ($15); 8:30 a.m., 5K race starts ($20). All events start and finish at the Jeffersonville Church of God, 801 U.S. 80 East, Jeffersonville. For more information, contact Brandi Thompson, 478-951-4458 or; or visit and view the Race Calendar.

Christ United Methodist Church

7:30 p.m. April 19, Holy Saturday. April 20: 9 and 11 a.m., Easter services; 10 a.m., Easter reception begins. 10:30 a.m., kids Easter egg hunt. 511 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. Call 478-397-8595.

New Elim Baptist

April 19: 10 a.m. “Walk With Jesus.” Interactive event including greeting Jesus with palms, Last Supper with feet washing, praying in the garden, observing his crucifixion and Resurrection. Egg hunt will be done for the children. Hot dogs and snacks available. April 20: 6:30 a.m. sunrise service and free breakfast served. 10 a.m. morning worship and an Easter play presented by the New Elim College and Career youth. 4368 Hartley Bridge Road, Macon. Call 478-718-9978.

First Baptist Church Haynesville

Noon April 19, a hot dog lunch, followed by a devotional and then an Easter egg hunt for children age 2 through fifth grade. Ends with a balloon release. 2953 U.S. 341 South, Haynesville. Call 478-987-3747.

Friendship Baptist Church

4 p.m. April 19, 2560 Willow Lake Road, Fort Valley. Pre-Easter gospel celebration concert featuring the Christian Travelers, Tiera Raines, the Gospel Sons, the Sensational Jubilees, the Spiritual Wonders, the Daniel Brothers, Tommy Barber and the Chosen Disciples and Chosen. Master of ceremony will be Elder Tim Johnson. Call 478-733-1844.

New Victory Outreach Ministry

7 p.m. April 19 and 5 p.m. April 20, resurrection revival services, with Apostle Gregory Wright. 1006 Davis St., Fort Valley. Call 478-442-2631.

Williams Chapel AME

6 a.m. April 20, 9818 Zebulon Road, Monroe County. Easter sunrise service, with the Rev. Terrell Brown Jr. preaching. Breakfast afterward. Call 478-994-1347.

Faith First Methodist Church

6 a.m. April 20, 3357 Rice Mill Road, Macon. Easter Ritual presented by the J.H. Walker Consistory Number 14 and Mary L. Walker Order of the Golden Circle Number 14. Call 478-477-9514.

Union Baptist Church

April 20 services: 6:30 a.m., joint Easter sunrise service with St. Matthews Baptist Church as guest. 9:30 a.m., worship service followed by the Easter program. 1137 Kitchens St., Macon. Call 478-746-4415.

All Saints Episcopal Church

April 20: 6:30 a.m., Easter sunrise service; 9:15 a.m., Easter breakfast; 10:15 a.m., Choral Easter Eucharist for all ages. 1708 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. Call 478-923-1791. Call 478-923-1791.

Fort Hawkins Historic Site

6:30 a.m. April 20, Emery Highway, Macon. Easter sunrise service, with the Rev. Alexander Newton speaking. Hosted by the Fort Hawkins Commission and the Interfaith Community of East Macon. Call 478-538-8793 or 478-742-3003 or

Dove Outreach Ministries Family Day and Baptism

6:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. April 20, Lake Tobesofkee, Claystone Pavilion. Free breakfast, resurrection service, public lake baptism, family and friends time enjoying the fresh air, buying fish dinners, popcorn and soda for family movie, and purchasing memorabilia T-shirt and face towels with the date of event on them. Entrance fee is $3 per person. Bring a towel and shoes to walk into the lake. A white gown or clothing is preferred. 6600 Mosley Dixon Road, Macon. Sponsored by Sword & Spirit of Apostolic Faith. Provided by Elder Steven E. Cleveland. Call Dorcia, 478-321-7214, for more information.

New Fellowship Missionary Baptist

April 20: 6:30 a.m., Easter sunrise service, with Greater Lizzieboro Baptist Church and the Rev. Derrick Dumas preaching. 8:30 a.m., early morning Easter service. 9:45 a.m., youth church Easter program. 11 a.m., regular Easter service, followed by the Easter egg hunt. 475 Church St., Macon. Call 478-743-8806.

The Well United Methodist Congregation

6:45 a.m. (sunrise service), 10 a.m. (worship service) April 20, 6258 Thomaston Road, Macon. Call 478-477-6097.

Highland Hills Baptist

7 a.m. April 20, Easter sunrise service, followed by breakfast and then worship at 11 a.m. 1370 Briarcliff Road, Macon. Call 478-746-4846 or

First Baptist Church of Haynesville

April 20: 7 a.m., Easter sunrise service; 8-9 a.m., Easter breakfast; 9 a.m., Sunday School; 10:15 a.m., Easter celebration service; 6 p.m., candlelight Communion service. 2953 U.S. 341 South, between Perry and Hawkinsville. Call 478-987-3747.

New Renaissance Memorial Baptist

7 a.m. April 20, 1175 Cordele Ave., Macon. Easter Sunrise service. Call 478-464-0233.

Houston Lake Baptist

April 20: 7 a.m., Sunrise service followed by a light breakfast. 9:30 a.m., Sunday School. 10:30 a.m., the choir presents “The Day He Wore My Crown.” 6 p.m., worship service. 2300 Ga. 127 East, Perry. Call 478-987-0277.

Heritage/Bass United Methodist Churches

7 a.m. April 20 at all three locations: Heritage/Bass United Methodist Church, 4062 Vineville Ave., Macon. Heritage at Houston, 4116 Houston Ave., Macon. Heritage at Cross Keys, 1825 Jeffersonville Road, Macon. Call Barbara, 478-477-1662.

Holsey Temple CME

7 a.m. April 20, hosting sunrise service with Trinity CME and Bethel CME congregations. Easter service at 11 a.m., followed by a play “The Seven Last Sayings of Jesus & I’m Glad It Wasn’t Me.” 1011 Washington Ave., Macon. Call 478-742-6914.

Joyful Life Baptist

7:45 a.m. April 20, “Son Rise” outdoor service, followed by breakfast. 1618 S. Houston Lake Road, Kathleen. Call 478-225-2671.

Green’s Tabernacle Baptist

8 a.m. April 20, sunrise service, with the Rev. Marcus Cuyler Sr. speaking. Breakfast afterward. $5 donation. 5310 Bloomfield Road, Macon. Call 478-335-5696.

Faith Lutheran Church

April 20: 8:30 a.m., Easter breakfast; 10 a.m., Easter worship service. 301 S. Pleasant Hill Road, Warner Robins. Call 478-923-2239.

St. Peter AME

8:45 a.m. April 20, 502 State University Drive, Fort Valley. Easter program presented by the church school department. Call 478-825-8452.

St. Luke Baptist

9 a.m. April 20, 1180 Haywood Road, Macon. Easter program. Call 478-746-1451.

Riverside United Methodist Church

9 a.m. April 20, 735 Pierce Ave., Macon. Easter egg hunt in the fellowship hall for ages 1-12. Light refreshments at registration. Free pictures made. Call 478-737-1505.

Historic Douglass Theatre

10 a.m. (doors open 9:30 a.m.) April 20, community Easter production “The Upper Room” sponsored by Universal Light Christian Center and Restoration Deliverance Christian Center. Also, a full scale pageant of flags, dancers, mimes and singers performing. Service followed by a treasure hunt at Central City Park. Free. Call 770-367-3233.

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist

10 a.m. April 20, 777 Elm St., Macon. Easter program. Call 478-742-0575.

Trinity CME

10 a.m. April 20, Easter service. 766 Liberty St., Macon. Call 478-283-2684.

Unity Missionary Baptist

10 a.m. April 20, Family and Friends Day and Easter service. 3280 Millerfield Road, Macon. Call 478-745-9122.

Hazzard Missionary Baptist

10:30 a.m. (only) April 20, 2470 Heath Road, Macon. Easter service. Call 478-781-9862.

St. Peter’s Rock Baptist

10:30 a.m. April 20, 10496 Ga. 87, Juliette. Easter service and program. Call 478-986-5269.

Kendall Heights Church of God

10:40 a.m. April 20, Jordan Mill Road, Sandersville. “His Passion, Our Praise” drama. Call 478-357-1082.

Bethel AME Church

10:45 a.m. April 20, Easter production “On The Road To Calvary.” 3607 Earl St., Macon. Call 478-474-9128.

Lizella Pentecostal Holiness

11 a.m. April 20, celebrating the resurrection, with Pastor Alex B. Phelps preaching. Lizella. Call 478-935-8589.

Greater Ross Street Baptist Church

11 a.m. April 20, 1587 Wellworth Road, Macon. Easter program and egg hunt. Call 478-228-6792.

New Damascus Baptist

11 a.m. April 20, 676 Damascus Church Road, Gray. Easter celebration. Call 478-986-4621.

Greater New Hopewell Baptist

11 a.m. April 20, 4011 Hopewell Church Road, Jeffersonville. Easter service and program. Call 478-745-6081.

Mount Haven Baptist

11:30 a.m. April 20, 1075 Stephens St., Macon. Easter service, with the Rev. Joseph L. Rodgers preaching. Call 478-788-2426.

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Bolingbroke

Noon April 20, U.S. 41 North, Mount Zion Church Road, Bolingbroke. Easter program. Call 478-994-5107.

United Community Church

6:30 p.m. (doors open 5 p.m.) April 20, 27, “He Touched Me” passion Easter drama. 2411 Heath Road, Macon. Call Cory, 478-475-5012.

CHURCH ANNIVERSARIES(25 years or more)

Greater Union Baptist, 109th

11 a.m. April 20, anniversary service, with Pastor Otha Everett preaching. 1006 Marion St., Perry. Call 478-987-00054.

St. Luke Baptist Church, 129th

2 p.m. April 20, 1180 Haywood Drive, Macon. The Rev. I. Edwin Mack preaching and Unionville Baptist Church as guest. Easter program held at 9 a.m. Call 478-746-1451.

Aberlena Baptist, 97th

2 p.m. April 27, 1260 Riverside Drive, Macon. Pastor C. Peter Gibson preaching. Call 478-743-5342.

Mount Vernon Baptist, 52nd

7 p.m. April 22-24, re-dedication revival services, with the Rev. Brandon Parker preaching. 2 p.m. April 27, 737 Pansy Ave., Macon. The Rev. Lamb Andrews preaching the anniversary service. Call 478-745-4010.

New Damascus Baptist, 147th

11 a.m. May 4, 676 Damascus Church Road, Gray. Call 478-986-4621.

White Springs Baptist, 146th

11:30 a.m. May 4, 2488 Sgoda Road, Macon. The Rev. Michael Johnson preaching. Call 478-745-8222.

Pastors’ ANNIVERSARIES(10 years or more)

Jerusalem Baptist Church

2:30 p.m. April 20, 166 Jerusalem Church Road, Warner Robins. Celebrating the 16th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Kelson Brooks. The Rev. Col. Henry Childs (Ret.) preaching. Call 478-953-2100.

St. Matthew Baptist

7 p.m. April 21, 28, pre-anniversary services celebrating the 15th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Barry Mitchell. The Rev. I. Edwin Mack preaching April 21, and Apostle Charlotte Hill on April 28. 1211 Shurling Drive, Macon. Call 478-731-7756.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist

7-11 p.m. April 25, celebrating the 14th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Timothy W. Price Sr., with socializing, fellowshipping and dancing at the Barrington Hall Clubhouse, 107 Stoney Creek Drive, Macon. 10:45 a.m. April 27, anniversary celebration service with Minister Bryant W. Raines preaching. 957 Oglethrope St., Macon. Call 478-745-0314.

First Baptist Church

11 a.m. April 27, celebrating the 10th pastoral anniversary of Pastor James W. Goolsby Jr., with Pastor Lonnie Fletcher preaching and at 3 p.m. Pastor John R. Lacy will preach. Celebration concludes 11 a.m. May 4, Minister Jon Woodard preaching and at 4 p.m., Pastor Jerry D. Black Sr. will preach. 595 New St., Macon. Call 478-745-8368.

Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist

2:30 p.m. April 27, 480 Greter St., Macon. Deacon ordination service for Wilmer Castelow. Dinner served. Call 478-390-2440.


Cochran Field Church of God

Pianist/Keyboard Player needed. 7765 Hawkinsville Road, Macon. If interested please call G. Golden, 478-923-9377, or J. Amos, 478-923-9349.

Middle Georgia Sacred Harp Singing

10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 19, Union Primitive Baptist, Goggans. Call Harry, 478-960-0989.

Bethany Baptist Church

6 p.m. April 26, 365 Pea Ridge Road, Bolingbroke. Having a “Red Back Hymnal” singing from the Red Back Hymnal book. Inviting all singers, musicians, choir directors and people that love to sing, play or just listen to good old time gospel music. Music directors invited to bring their church choirs and sing. Call Raymond McCook, 478-471-7339, Luke Mastervick, 478-954-3442 or e-mail:

Greater Turner AME Church

4 p.m. April 27, 1104 Third St., Macon. Men of Song male gospel concert. Call Brenda, 478-477-4833.

St. Luke Baptist

6 p.m. April 27, 1180 Haywood Road, Macon. The Sixth District Musical featuring Ministers of Praise, Union Baptist Mass Choir, Divine Men of Favor, St. Luke Baptist Mass Choir, the Rev. Robert Chapman and the Chapman Singers, Brother Willie Morris, Shiloh Baptist of Baldwin County, I-Mack Ensemble and Allen Banks and the Anointed Sounds of Faith. Free. Call 478-785-0607.

Greater Ross Street Baptist

7:30 p.m. April 27, 1587 Wellworth Ave., Macon. The Gospel King in concert. Call 478-228-1864.

True Faith Church

7 p.m. May 2, 2048 Jeffersonville Road, Macon. The “Inspirational Sounds of Music” featuring Joan & Hunter Godsey, Dr. Stanley & Marie Roberts, Inspirational Gospel Ensemble and others. Call 478-213-5054.

Beulah Enrichment Center

4 p.m. May 3, 1536 Martin Luther King Blvd., Macon. Renewed Gospel Singers Part II of Renewed’s anniversary. Featuring Debra Snipes, Renewed, Anointed Brothers in Christ, Gospel Sons, Anointed Voices, Moonglobes, Gospel Stars, Motivaters, Voices of Harmony, Danny Perry & Company and E-Moni. Emcee will be Minister Bobby Clark of Radio 100.5 F.M.-Heaven’s light. Call 478-743-0365.

New Heights Baptist

6:30 p.m. May 3-4, 158 Lamar Road, Macon. Tom Rogers and the Gospel Night Singers present a spring concert. Love offering. Call 478-757-2240.

Cornerstone Freewill Baptist Church

10 a.m. May 4, 10157 U.S. 341 North, Fort Valley. The Jordan’s in concert for “Celebration Sunday.” Lunch will be served. Call Karen, 478-397-6568.

Vineville United Methodist Church Music and the Arts concerts

4 p.m. May 4, the Eighth Regiment Band from Rome. 4 p.m. June 8, Alan Morrison, concert organist. 4 p.m. July 20, the Grapevine Band. 4 p.m. Aug. 27, Sweet Georgia Sound. 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon. Free. Call 478-745-3331.

Cochran Field Church of God

6:30 p.m. May 4, Living By Grace New Beginings gospel singing group in concert. Call Velma, 478-442-3319.

Naomi Sego and DaySpring Trio

May 9, Calvary Baptist Church, Fulton Mill Road, Macon. Old Friends Promotions. Love offering. Call Jonathan, 478-918-7800.

Naomi Sego and Old Friends Choir Sing

6:30 p.m. May 10, Pine Forest Baptis Chuch, 1848 Tucker Road, Macon. Featuring singers from groups such as: Old Friends Quartet, DayStar Trio, South Georgia Quartet, The Gloryland Trio, and DaySpring Trio. Also, Mary Cone, Dennis McCook, James McCook, Brad Meeks, Jenny Porter and many others. Special guest will be Naomi Sego. Love offering. Call 478-788-3883 or 478-918-7800.

St. Joseph Catholic Church

Noon-12:30 p.m. concerts (lunch in social hall at 12:30 p.m. for $5 per person): May 15, Gerald Carper. All concerts are free. 830 Poplar St., Macon. Call 478-745-1631.


Rock Springs Church

11 a.m. April 20, Gov. Nathan Deal will be presenting the church a plaque for “the highest attendance ever.” 6-8 p.m. May 15, come to First Presbyterian Day School at 5671 Calvin Drive and meet the campus pastor, Craig Walden and the staff, see the facilities, and catch the vision for the coming Rock Springs Church in Macon. Call 770-229-8663 or visit

Centerville United Methodist Church

10:30 a.m. (only service) April 27, 600 N. Houston Lake Road, Centerville. Friend’s day program. Covered-dish lunch, music, fun and fellowship after the service. Call 478-953-3090.

Bethel AME Church

10:45 a.m. April 27, pastor’s appreciation, with the Rev. Jacoby Hall preaching. 3607 Earl St., Macon. Call 478-474-9128.

New Fellowship Missionary Baptist

11 a.m. April 27, 475 Church St., Macon. Laymen’s day program. Call 478-743-8806.

Holsey Temple CME

11 a.m. April 27, 1011 Washington Ave., Macon. Program “100 Women in White” presented. Call 478-745-1033.

Harmony Baptist Church

11 a.m. April 27, Pinehurst-Hawkinsville Highway, near Unadilla. The annual Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery Decoration day. Time to honor those who are buried in the church cemetery. If you can’t attend and want to donate to the fund, send donation to: Harmony-Smyrna Cemetery Fund, Tammy Cross, Treasurer, 2194 Vienna Highway, Pineview, Ga., 31071. For more information, call Tammy, 478-783-1039.

Houston Mount Zion Missionary Baptist

2 p.m. April 27, Ga. 96, Bonaire. Celebrating the 66th Mother Board anniversary. The Rev. Al Keith Milton Sr. preaching with the Midway Missionary Baptist Church as guest. Call 478-987-0177.

St. Luke AME

2 p.m. April 27, 2056 Mason St., Macon. Church anniversary service, with the Rev. Larry Dunning Sr. preaching and the Pentecostal Temple Church as guest. Dinner served. Call 478-781-0460.

Faithful Church of God in Christ

2 p.m. April 27, 1076 Gilmer St., Macon. Family and friends day program. Supt. Evans D. Brown Sr. preaching. Call 478-747-9248.

Jones Tabernacle CME

2:30 p.m. April 27, 784 Cowan St., Macon. Men and women’s day program, with the Rev. Dwahn Turner preaching. Call 478-719-6008.

Childs Chapel Primitive Baptist

1:30 p.m. May 4, Fellowship meeting, with the Rev. Walter Glover preaching. Call 478-994-9339.

Union Bibb Primitive Baptist

3 p.m. May 25, 7181 Zebulon Road, Macon. Family and friends day program. Pastor Derek Dumas preaching. Call 478-394-2383.


Shiloh Baptist Church

Revival: 7 p.m. April 21-25, 1101 E. Church St., Fort Valley. Pastor Johnson and Cool Spring Church on April 21, Pastor Moore and Trinity Church on April 22, Pastor Jackson and Usher’s Temple Church on April 23, Pastor Dawsey and Central Union Church on April 24, Pastor West and Oak Grove Church on April 25. Call 478-825-7581.

D. D. Memorial Baptist Church

Revival: 7:30 p.m. April 21-23, U.S. 129, Dry Branch. The Rev. Randy Paschal preaching April 21, the Rev. Abraham Crockett on April 22, the Rev. Bennie Postell Jr. on April 23. Call 478-743-6216.

Bethel Independent Church

Revival: 7:30 p.m. April 21-23. The Rev. Phillip Bakon preaching April 21, the Rev. Samuel Chester on April 22, and the Rev. Clarence Anderson on April 23. Homecoming: 11 a.m. April 27, the Rev. Bobby King preaching. Dinner served. 2475 Pope Road, Roberta. Call 478-836-9339.

Upper Mount Zion Baptist

Revival: 7:30 p.m. April 22-24, 7772 U.S. 80 East, Jeffersonville. Pastor Dexter Jordan preaching April 22, the Rev. Torenzo Gilham on April 23, Pastor Keith McIntosh on April 24. Call 478-781-0599.

End-Time Harvest Church

Revival: 7 p.m. April 23-25, with Apostle Melvin Womack preaching April 23, Apostle Melvin Womack on April 24, Apostle Cornelius Sanders on April 25. Concluding services 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. April 27, with Apostle Sanders preaching. 114 Bell Drive, Warner Robins. Call 478-922-7910.

Laurel Grove Baptist

Revival: 7:30 p.m. April 23-25, 14409 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. Minister Jarvis Adside preaching. Call 478-973-4737.

James Tabernacle Holiness

Revival: 7:30 p.m. April 23-25, with the Rev. James Baker preaching April 23, the Rev. Joseph White on April 24, Elder Louverta Carr on April 25. Homecoming: 1 p.m. April 27, with Minister Patrick Axom preaching and Mount Horab Baptist Church as guest. Special music by the EVS Gospel Singers. Dinner served. 632 Cowan St., Macon. Call 478-784-8378.

DayStar Church of God

Revival: 6:30 p.m. April 27-30, 5874 N. Wesleyan Drive, Macon. The Rev. Gary Walker preaching April 27, the Rev. Dan McEachen on April 28, the Rev. Bob Powell on April 29, the Rev. Robbie Shepherd on April 30. Music by the DayStar Trio. Call 478-476-9292.

Union Baptist Church

Revival: 7 p.m. April 28-May 1, 1137 Kitchens St., Macon. The Rev. Maurice Watson preaching April 28, the Rev. Gregory Moore on April 29, the Rev. Terry Baker on April 30, the Rev. Wilbur Greene on May 1. Call 478-746-4415.

Workshops/other events

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cake Sale

9 a.m.-noon April 19, 5455 Mount Pleasant Church Road, Macon. Call 478-781-4970.

Bethel AME Church Events

9 a.m. April 19, Lay Prayer Breakfast, with Ruby Dumas speaking. 3607 Earl St., Macon. 6 p.m. April 26, pastoral anniversary banquet for the Rev. Marvin Colbert at the Marriott Centreplex. $30 per person. Call 478-474-9128.

Prayer Breakfast

9 a.m. April 19, Temple of God ACOP, 3015 Churchill St., Macon. Minister Wanda Green is speaking. Call 478-742-2984.

Unity Prayer Breakfast

9 a.m. April 19, Greater Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2656 Napier Ave., Macon. The Rev. Morris Hillsman preaching. Call 478-746-2389.

Greater Zion Hill Baptist “Putting On The Ritz”

6 p.m. April 19, 2656 Napier Ave., Macon. Donations: $20. Gifts, entertaiment and food. Call 478-746-2389.

Apostolic Conference

7 p.m. April 23-25, and 8 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 7 p.m. April 27. Apostle Melvin Womack preaching April 23-24 and Apostle Cornelius Sanders on April 25 and 27. Christian Fellowship Church, 621 Walnut St., Warner Robins. Call 478-975-0808 or visit

Spirit of Ruth Outreach Ministries Conference and Prayer Breakfast

6 p.m. April 25, with the Rev. Debra Shipp speaking. 9 a.m. April 26, prayer breakfast with Barbara Griggs speaking. $10 donation for one day or $15 for both days. Greater New Corinth Baptist, 687 Robert Henry St., Macon. Call 478-283-0954.

Prayer Breakfast

9 a.m. April 26, Mount Calvary Baptist Church-Lakeside, 3010 Jeffersonville Road, Macon. $5 tickets. Rhonda Green-Barnes speaking. Call 478-718-9222.

Free Hot Breakfast Community Event

9:30-11:30 a.m. April 26, Covenant Church of Jesus Christ, 509 May Ave., Macon. Call 478-745-9953.

Kidz Blitz

3-6 p.m. April 26, The Well United Methodist, 6258 Thomaston Road, Macon. A kids high-octane experience with the Great Balloon Stuff, the Flying Donut Chew, Xtreme Hula, the Ultimate Kids Blitz Chicken and Bone Challenge, the Hovering Beach Ball and much more. Call 478-477-6097 or

Faith Temple Holiness Church

7:30 p.m. April 26, 336 Gillard St., Macon. Sunday School convention. Deacon Frank Hamm preaching. Call 478-361-2871.

The Sixth District Annual Session

Musical 6 p.m. April 27. The Youth, Layman and Women’s Hour on April 28. 7 p.m. April 29, the President’s Hour. St. Luke Baptist Church, 1180 Haywood Road, Macon. Call 478-785-0607.

131st Session of the Macon Georgia Annual Conference of the AME Church

Pre-conference activities: May 2, youth summit. May 3, young people’s and children’s division meeting. 6 p.m. May 4, Debutantes Master’s Dedication ceremony. 8 a.m. May 5, the Women’s Missionary Society has its community leaders’ breakfast and at 6 p.m. the “Night in White” worship service. Official opening day ceremonies at 8 a.m. May 6, with the Rev. Anthony Dixon speaking. Holy Communion will be given at the Tuesday evening service. Concludes, 7 p.m. May 9. St. Paul AME Church, 2501 Shurling Drive, Macon. Call 478-745-0507.

24K and 40K Biking for Missions Bike Ride

9:30 a.m. (registration), 10 a.m. (ride begins) May 3, starts and ends at First Baptist Church of Haynesville, corner of U.S. 341 and Grovania Road, Houston County. Cost: $25. Donations accepted, even if you don’t wish to ride. Chili provided for all participants. Forms can be obtained at Call 478-987-3747.

Missionary Prayer Breakfast

9:30 a.m. May 3, Greater Ross Street Baptist Church, 1587 Wellworth Ave., Macon. Sister Clara M. Scott speaking. $6 donation. Call 478-228-6792.

Holy Land Experience Trip to Orlando, Fla.

8 a.m. June 26-28. Travel with Mount Moriah Baptist Church. Call the church for the cost. Includes transportation, hotel, dinner at Medieval Times and a day at the Holy Land Experience. Call 478-745-1890 for more information.

Trip to Amelia Island, St. Augustine and Jacksonville, Fla.

July 15-18. James Tabernacle Holiness Church. For more information, call 478-742-4638, 478-781-4080 or 478-743-8535.

Mount Moriah Travel Ministry to Medieval Times & Shopping

July 26. Bus departs at 8 a.m. from the church parking lot, and returns at 8:30 p.m. from Lawrenceville. Dinner and a tournament show included in the cost. 2789 Millerfield Road, Macon. Call the church for the cost, 478-745-1890.

Holy Land Trip with the United Methodist Church

Jan. 12-21, 2015. Bishop King and the South Georgia Conference inviting anyone to participate. Call Diane at the Valdosta First United Methodist, 229-242-4050 or email


Clothing ministry

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.

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