Vacation Bible School
Lizella United Methodist Church
Summer splash day to kick-off VBS, with giant water slides, a suds machine, food, drinks and more. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 18. VBS theme: Cave Quest. Ages 3-11 years old. Songs, fun games and crafts to do. Light supper served. 2920 S. Lizella Road, Lizella. 478-935-8649 or www.lizellaumc.org. 6-8:30 p.m. June 19-23.
Grant Chapel AME
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Theme: Submerged. 385 Pittman St., Macon. 478-719-5182. Noon-6 p.m. June 18 (Kick-Off) and 7-9 p.m. June 20-22 (VBS).
Lizella United Methodist Church
Theme: Cave Quest. Ages Pre-K through fifth grade. Light meal at 6 p.m. 2920 S. Lizella Road, Lizella. 478-935-8649. 6-8:30 p.m. June 19-23.
Liberty United Methodist Church
Theme: Surf Shack. Ages K4 through fifth grade. 6511 Houston Road, Macon. 478-788-5941. 9-11:30 a.m. June 20-24 .
St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church
Theme: Path To Shine. All elementary-age children. Outdoor activities, art projects, cooking and more. Snacks. 1207 Macon Road, Perry. To register call Patty, 706-570-6367. 4-6:15 p.m. June 20-24.
St. Paul AME Church
2501 Shurling Drive, Macon. For more information or transportation, call 478-745-0507 or stpaulofmacon.com/news.html. 5:15-8:15 p.m. June 20-24.
St. Luke Baptist
1180 Haywood Road, Macon. 478-746-1451. 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 20-23.
St. Peter’s Rock Baptist Church
All ages welcome. 10496 Ga. 87, Juliette. 478-986-5269. 6 p.m. June 20-24.
D. D. Memorial Baptist
12041 U. S. 129, Dry Branch. 478-743-6216. 6-8 p.m. June 20-24.
Jerusalem Baptist Church
Theme: Jesus is our Hero. 166 Jerusalem Church Road, Warner Robins. 478-953-2111. 6-8:30 p.m. June 20-24.
Smith Chapel Baptist
6464 Hopewell Road, Musella. 478-741-5987. 7-9 p.m. June 20-24.
Camp Hope AME
Refreshments served. 114 Camp Hope Church Road, Macon. 478-743-6470. 6-8 p.m. June 22-24.
Bethany Baptist Church
All ages. 365 Pea Ridge Road, Juliette. 478-974-0002 or bethanybaptistchurchbolingbroke.com. 6-8:30 p.m. June 26-July 1.
Victory Baptist Church
Taking the Summit Teen Week. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 27-July 1. VBS theme: Arctic Blast. Ages 3-12 years old. 5687 Houston Road, Macon. 478-788-2473. 6-8:30 p.m. June 27-July 1.
Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist
Theme: Submerged. All age groups and adults. Refreshments. 1220 Rev. J.L. Mills Sr. Way, Macon. 478-746-8874. 6-8 p.m. June 27-29.
New Renaissance Memorial Baptist
Theme: I’ve Got Talent. 1175 Cordele Ave., Macon. 478-464-0233. 6-8 p.m. June 27-30.
Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist
480 Greter St., Macon. 478-788-7056. 6-8:15 p.m. June 27-29.
Evergreen Church of Macon
For children, teens and adults. Will end with “Fun Friday” with a special magic show by Mike Fuller, games and cookout. 5221 Nisbet Drive, Macon. 478-781-0024. 6-8 p.m. June 29-July 1.
St. Mary Baptist
Theme: The Ultimate Climb: Hiking Up to Meet God. 1456 Woodliff St., Macon. For all ages. 478-755-9861. 6 p.m. July 11-15.
(25 years or more)
Greater New Hope Baptist, 146th
The Rev. Charles French preaching and St. James Baptist as guest. 9010 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. 478-945-3820. 11 a.m. June 19.
Jerusalem Baptist Church, 100th Plus
Col. (Ret.) the Rev. Henry Childs preaching. 166 Jerusalem Church Road, Warner Robins. 478-953-2111. 2:30 p.m. June 19.
Central Union Missionary Baptist, 138th
Speaker will be the Rev. Kenneth Hollingshed. 501 Preston St., Fort Valley. 478-825-2958. 10:30 a.m. June 26.
Laurel Grove Baptist, 141st
The Rev. Antonio Smith preaching and Chance Hill Baptist Church as guest. 14099 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. 478-973-4739. 2 p.m. June 26.
St. Luke Baptist, 131st
The Rev. Anthony Q. Corbett Sr. preaching and Lundy Chapel Baptist as guest. 1180 Haywood Road, Macon. 478-746-1451. 2:30 p.m. June 26.
St. Mary Baptist, 91st
The Rev. Ronald Toney preaching and Lizzie Chapel Baptist as guest. 1456 Woodliff St., Macon. 478-755-9861. 2:30 p.m. June 26.
Greater Ross Street Baptist, 80th
The Rev. Roy Wesley preaching and New Zion Baptist as guest. 478-750-1344. 2:30 p.m. July 3.
(10 years or more)
Greater Zion Hill Baptist
Celebrating the 41st pastoral anniversary of Pastor Walter L. Glover Jr., with a musical celebration. Featuring New Beginning Male Choir, the Box Ministry featuring Minister Terrell Dassau, the Rev. Jarvis Barrion and others, Renewed Gospel Singers, Brother Bobby Strange and Sister Lola Strange, the Ministers of Praise, Brother Eddie Tukes and others. 2656 Napier Ave., Macon. 478-722-0074. 5 p.m. June 18.
Green’s Tabernacle Baptist
Appreciation services for Pastor Clifford Little’s 24th pastoral anniversary celebration. Pastor Evans Brown preaching June 22 and True Faith COGIC as guest. Pastor Phillip Jones preaching June 23 and New Home Baptist Church as guest. Pastor Randy Paschal preaching June 24 and Calvary Hill Baptist as guest. Concludes with the Rev. Keith McIntosh preaching June 26 and Swift Creek Baptist as guest. Dinner served afterward. 5310 Bloomfield Road, Macon. 478-788-7817. 7 p.m. June 22-24 and 2:30 p.m. June 26.
Congregational Baptist Church
Celebrating the 38th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Morris Sandifer Sr., with Pastor Michael Johnson preaching and Fulton Baptist Church as guest. 868 Hazel St., Macon. 478-955-9628. 11:30 a.m. June 26.
Central Church of Christ
The Mighty Zion Trumpets present a pre-Father’s Day and CD dedication musical program featuring the Anointed Voices and Chosen Voices. Pastor Bobby Clark will MC. 751 Key St., Macon. $10 at door. 478-745-6506. 4 p.m. (doors open), 5 p.m. (sing) June 18..
Music and the Arts at Vineville
The Annie Moses Band. $10. Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon. 478-745-3331. 4 p.m. June 26.
Cornerstone Bible Fellowship
The Jordan’s in concert followed by a picnic lunch in the fellowship hall. 10157 U.S. 341 N., Fort Valley. Karen Rogers, 478-397-6568. 10 a.m. July 3.
True Faith Church of God In Christ
Gospel Explosion featuring the Annoited Ones, Bob Jenkins & the Seven Great Wonders, the Mighty Zion Trumphs and the Morning Stars. Minister Del Turner will MC. $10 per person. 2048 Jeffersonville Road, Macon. 478-743-2552. 5 p.m. (doors open), 6:30 p.m. (sing) July 9.
Calvary Community Chapel Fourth Sunday Night Sings
Singers and groups invited to sing. Food served afterward. 5483 Columbus Road, Macon. 478-808-1604. 6 p.m. the fourth Sunday of each month.
Heart of Georgia Barbershop Chorus
Come and listen or join in the singing. Christ United Methodist Church choir room, 511 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. 478-345-7464 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays.
Songsmen Quartet Open Rehearsal and Sing-A-Long
Come and participate in group singing, duets and solos. Light refreshments served. Bring your favorite sound tracks and books. Free. Bill Hardin Music, 4661 Chambers Road, Macon. 478-737-1520. 6:15 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month.
St. Luke Baptist Church
Father’s Day program, with the Rev. J. D. Collins preaching. 1180 Haywood Road, Macon. 478-746-1451. 9 a.m. June 19.
D. D. Memorial Baptist
Church anniversary celebration, with Minister Treymayne Hillburn preaching. 12041 U. S. 129, Dry Branch. 478-743-6216. 10:15 a.m. June 19.
Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church
Father’s Day program and Missionary Service anniversary celebration. Mount Zion Church Road, Bolingbroke. 478-994-5107. 11:30 a.m. June 19.
New Birth Missionary Baptist
Father’s Day and men’s day celebration. 11 a.m. June 19. Youth program. 1830 Williamson Road, Macon. 478-788-0079. 2:30 p.m. June 26.
Open Door Pentecostal Church
General Assembly services. Special guest will be Bishop Willie Dobson on June 20 and Oakridge Pentecostal Faith Church. Pastor Linda Bell speaking June 21 and Bell’s Temple AOH Church along with Pastor LaTonya Dean and Westside AOH Church. Overseer Christopher Scott on June 22 and Courts of Praise AOH Church. Bishop Donald W. Watkins on June 23 and the Victory Church. Bishop Rufus Sanders on June 24 and Apostolic Church of Promise. Concludes June 26 with the Annual Address with National Bishop Calvin Watkins Sr. and the Assistant National Bishop James Thomas. 4400 Pershing Ave., Macon. 478-746-2168. 7 p.m. June 20-24 and 11 a.m. June 26.
Tabernacle of Prayer Christian Fellowship
Celebrating the church anniversary. Pastor Della Weekes preaching June 23, Pastor Daniel Powell on June 24, Apostle Van Dennis on June 25, and concludes with Apostle Brenda D. Howard on June 26. 853 Lackey Drive, Macon. 478-781-6547. 7 p.m. June 23-25 with 10 a.m. seminars on June 25, and 11 a.m. June 26.
Faithful Church of God In Christ
Appreciation services for Pastor Charles Spry. Bishop Isaiah Hubbard preaching June 23, Pastor Robert Goolsby on June 24 and Pastor Lee Reynolds on June 26. 1076 Gilmer and Bay streets, Macon. 478-935-9965. 7:30 p.m. June 23-24 and 2 p.m. June 26.
Destiny Christian Church
Pastor’s pre-appreciation service, with Pastor Bernard Collier preaching. 1034 Gray Highway, Macon. 478-550-7985. 7 p.m. June 24.
Greater New Hope Baptist
Mission anniversary celebration with the Rev. Joseph Rumph preaching and Faulks Chapel Baptist as guest. 9010 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. 478-945-3820. 2 p.m. June 26.
Faith Bible Church
Dedicating church name, with Pastor Lamb Andrews preaching and Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church as guest. New Renaissance Memorial Baptist Church, 1175 Cordele Ave., Macon. 478-935-3649. 2:30 p.m. June 26.
St. Louis CME
Celebrating the church anniversary, with the Rev. Victor Johnson preaching and Mount Calvary Baptist Church and Springhill Missionary Baptist Church as guest. 3829 Camp John Hope Road, Marshallville. 478-967-2142. 2:30 p.m. June 26.
Haynes Temple Holiness Church
Women’s day program, with Evangelist Kimberly Gray Harmon speaking. Dinner will be served. 3604 Kings Park Circle, Macon. 478-747-3123. 3 p.m. June 26.
Greater Turner Tabernacle Baptist
Men’s day celebration, with the Rev. Bryant Raines preaching and New Pilgrim Church as guest. 1104 Third St., Macon. 478-318-1033. 3 p.m. June 26.
Word Christian Fellowship
Family and friends day celebration. 957 Hillcrest Blvd., Macon. 478-335-7090. 11 a.m. July 3.
Camp Hope AME Church
Trial sermon preached by Linda Waller Bland, followed by a repast. 114 Camp Hope Church Road, Macon. 478-743-6470. 3 p.m. July 3.
New Renaissance Memorial Baptist
Pastor Lamb Andrews preaching. 1175 Cordele Ave., Macon. 478-464-0233. 2:30 p.m. July 10.
Greater Ross Street Baptist
Men of the Bible program. The Rev. Dan Denmark with Matthew, the Rev. Toby McDowell with book of Mark, the Rev. Joe Cartwright with Luke, and the Rev. James Brown with John. 1587 Wellworth Ave., Macon. 478-703-3195. 2:30 p.m. July 22.
Grady Mission Baptist
Youth revival, with Pastor J. Hall preaching June 22 and Ross Temple Baptist as guest, Minister E. Simmons on June 23 and New Corinth Baptist as guest, Minister T. Clark preaching on June 24 and Kingdom Building Ministries as guest. 2625 Broadway, Macon. 478-781-2506. 7 p.m. June 22-24.
Homecoming, with the Rev. Curtis Taylor preaching 11:30 a.m. June 26. Revival, with the Rev. David Stanley preaching June 27 and Union Baptist as guest, the Rev. Johnny Fryer on June 28 and Glorious Hope Baptist as guest, the Rev. Stephen Summerow on June 29 and Friendship Baptist as guest, the Rev. Leon Ward on June 30 and New Birth Baptist as guest. 423 Grant Ave., Macon. 478-951-6800. 7 p.m. June 27-30.
Taylor County Camp Meeting
Preaching, Bible study, youth and children services along with recreation and crafts daily at 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Evangelists and Bible teachers are the Rev. David Case, the Rev. Mark Smith and the Rev. Benny Tate. Song Evangelist, the Rev. Scott McPherson. Pianist, Linda Boyette. Co-Youth Directors, Harley Gentry and Dillon Wainwright. Children’s workers, Wayne and Kiley Bosworth. July 11 is Missionary Day with World Gospel Mission. Held seven miles north of Butler, 473 L.T. Peed Road. Air-conditioned motel and dorm accommodations and RV hook-ups available. For lodging accommodations before June 27, email Janis Whitley, email@example.com or call 912-670-1878. After June 27 call the camp office, 478-862-3712. Danny Peed, 478-391-2022 or taylorcountycamp.org. 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 7-15.
Greater Union Baptist
Revival, with the Rev. Derrell McIntosh preaching July 13 and Green Grove Baptist as guest, the Rev. Billy Heard on July 14 and St. James CME Church as guest, the Rev. Shelton Brown on July 15 and Macedonia Baptist as guest. Homecoming, with the Rev. Lewis Paul preaching July 17 and Liberty Baptist Church as guest. 1006 Marion St., Perry. 478-987-0054. 7 p.m. July 13-15 and 11 a.m. July 17.
In Christ International Bible College
Now accepting applications for fall classes, which begin Aug. 22 on Monday nights from 6-9 p.m. Accredited. Classes held at Faith Life Family Church Warner Robins Campus. For more information visit faithlifefamily.com and icibc.net.
Centerville United Methodist Women Purse Ministry
Asking friends to donate used purses in good condition. These purses will be filled with toiletries, feminine products and beauty items, and will be given to women who are homeless and others who are in need. Purses may be dropped off at Centerville United Methodist Church, 600 N. Houston Lake Blvd., Centerville; or Northview United Methodist Church, 205 Galahad Drive, Warner Robins. Call Carrie, 478-396-2201; or Sara, 478-953-5387.
Music and the Arts Presents: “Lens Expeditions,” Photography of Teresa Blaxton
Vineville United Methodist Church, 2495 Vineville Ave., Macon. 478-745-3331. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday during June.
Smith Street Baptist
All White Night Out event, with live entertainment and dinner. Casual attire (all white requested). 340 Reid St., Macon. Tickets: $25. 478-719-1880. 5-7 p.m. June 18.
Summer Enrichment Academy
Warner Robins CME Church, 200 Othal H. Lakey Circle, Warner Robins. Registration: $40 for one child; $20 for each additional child. Weekly tuition: $75 for one child; $50 for each additional. 478-923-6326 to register. June 20-July 22.
Summer Enrichment Camp
Fun, fellowship and learning for ages 5-10 years old. Fee: $45 per week. Bethel CME Church, 1668 Pio Nono Ave., Macon. 478-746-8007 or 478-405-0216. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 20-July 15.
Ladies Laughing & Loving the Lord Conference and Children’s Conference G.L.O.W.
Theme: Pure Heart, Pure Life featuring Kay Dekalb Smith. Stone Creek Baptist Church, 854 Riggins Mill Road, Dry Branch. Registration fee includes lunch July 23. $30. Will have a nursing room, door prizes and limited number of T-shirts. For more information call Debbie Coleman, 478-335-6079 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 6 p.m. (Check-in and registration), 7-9:30 p.m. (Session 1) July 22; 8:30 a.m. (Check-in and registration), 9-11:30 a.m. (Session 2 followed by lunch), 12:30-3 p.m. (Session 3) July 23.
First Baptist Church of Gordon Cookout
Night of fellowship with music by Third Verse and Rising From the Ashes. Serving hotdogs and hamburgers. Volleyball and basketball games. 103 College St., Gordon. 478-628-2384. 5 p.m.-until July 30.
Women of Vision Summit “Inspiring & Empowering Women”
All welcome. Power For Life Ministry, 220 Ga. 49 North, Byron. 478-973-6002. email@example.com. 10 a.m. the first Saturday of each month.
Shopping Trip to St. Augustine, Florida
Sponsored by the Progressive Women of St. Luke Baptist Church. For more information and cost of trip, call 478-743-9644, 478-745-7366 or 478-746-1451. July 28-30.
Atlanta Married Couple’s Weekend Retreat
Hosted by Covenant Life Cathedral Church’s Covenant Couple’s Ministry. Le Meridien Perimeter Hotel, Atlanta. Cost: $386 per couple ($120 nonrefundable registration fee included.) For more information, contact Marquita Hawkins, 478-737-1063 or Marq7654@aol.com. Oct. 14-16.
Bethany Baptist Church Clothing Bank
365 Pea Ridge Road, Bolingbroke. 478-974-0002. 9-11 a.m. Monday.
Food Crisis Closet
First Baptist Church of Christ, 511 High Place, Macon. 478-742-6485. 10 a.m.-noon the fourth Monday of each month.
Open Doors Mission Closet
Centerville Methodist Church, 600 N. Houston Lake Blvd., Centerville. 478-396-2201 or 478-953-3030. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m.-noon Wednesday.
New and gently used clothing for the family. 1026 Ball St., Perry. 478-244-6199. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.