(25 years or more)
Haynes Temple Holiness Church, 39th
Pastor Lisa Watson preaching. 3604 Kings Park Circle, Macon. 478-742-8518. 3 p.m. Feb. 26.
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Macon Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 48th
The Rev. Tom Rash preaching and music by Straight From The Heart. Pot luck dinner served. 4192 Hartley Bridge Road, Macon. 478-781-8705. 10 a.m. March 5.
(10 years or more)
St. John Baptist
Celebrating the 20th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Ralph Cherry, with a banquet March 11 at 5 p.m. (ticket required) and a concert at 7 p.m. (love offering). Anniversary service, with the Rev. Dexter Jordan preaching and Stone Creek Baptist Church family as guest March 12. 910 Key St., Macon. Deacon Williams, 478-935-2728; or Faye Fisher, 478-474-4002. 5 p.m. (banquet), 7 p.m. (concert) March 11 and 2:30 p.m. (service) March 12.
Third Thursday Organ Interludes
Concerts are free, followed by an optional catered lunch for $10 per person. Monday-Friday from March 20-24, will be the Cherry Blossom Festival Series at Mulberry St. United Methodist Church; April 20, with young artists in concert from the studio of Jack Mitchener of Mercer University; May 18, with Alvin Blount. St. Joseph Catholic Church, 830 Poplar St., Macon. 478-745-1631 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Noon-12:30 p.m. Feb. through May.
Faith First Church
The Rev. Reco Murphy and New Bethlehem Ensemble in concert. 3357 Rice Mill Road, Macon. 478-781-6660. 5 p.m. Feb. 25.
The Down East Boys and Glory Land Trio
Sponsored by Singin Time N Macon. Calvary Community Church, 5483 Columbus Road, Macon. Love offering. Dennis McCook, 478-808-1604. 6 p.m. Feb. 25.
Thomaston Road Baptist Church, 5711 Thomaston Road, Macon. Love offering. Jim, 478-550-7365. 6 p.m. Feb. 25.
Living Hope Baptist Church
Performance by Brent Vernon and “Dummy Sam.” 3290 Lower Hartley Bridge Road, Byron. 478-956-4220. 7 p.m. March 3.
The Shirey’s and Dayspring Trio
Pure Heart Trio and South Ga. Quartet
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
Songsmen Quartet Open Rehearsal and Singalong
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.
New Damascus Baptist Church
Black history program. 676 Damascus Church Road, Gray. 478-986-4621. 11 a.m. Feb. 18.
Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist
Family and friends day program. 7331 Bethel Church Road, Lizella. 478-935-8076. 11 a.m. Feb. 19.
Green’s Tabernacle Baptist Church
Black history family and friends day program, followed by an indoor picnic dinner. 5310 Bloomfield Road, Macon. Dinner cost $7 for adults, $5 for 6-17 years old and free for children 5 and younger. 478-788-7817. 11 a.m. Feb. 19.
White Chapel AME Church
Black history program, with the Rev. Johnny Sanders preaching and Greater Jordan Chapel AME Church family as guest. 478-986-4281. 2 p.m. Feb. 19.
Mount Calvary Baptist Church Lakeside
Outreach program, with the Rev. Jonathan Lowder preaching and Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church family of Bolingbroke as guest. 3010 Jeffersonville Road, Macon. 478-718-9222. 2:30 p.m. Feb. 19.
New Griswoldville Baptist Church
Black history fellowship service. 3003 Truitt Place, Macon. If you would like to share something on this program, call Trina, 478-775-3220. 3 p.m. Feb. 19.
Bethel AME Church
Lillian Mahogany Women Missionary Society prayer and praise program. 3607 Earl St., Macon. 478-474-9128. 3 p.m. Feb. 19.
Greater New Hope Baptist
Youth/Junior Choir celebrating with a black history program, with Laquauious Wilson speaking. 9010 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. 478-945-3820. 4 p.m. Feb. 25.
St. Luke Baptist
Black history program. 1180 Haywood Road, Macon. 478-746-1451. 9:30 a.m. Feb. 26.
D.D. Memorial Baptist
Black history program. 12041 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. 478-743-6216. 10:15 a.m. Feb. 26.
High Street Unitarian Universalist Church
The Rev. Fred Howard speaking. 1085 High St., Macon. 478-361-1376. 11 a.m. Feb. 26.
St. Mary Baptist Church
Pastoral anniversary service for Pastor Sylvester Freeland, with Pastor Timothy Flemming Sr. preaching and Mount Carmel Baptist Church family of Atlanta as guest. 1456 Woodliff St., Macon. 478-755-9861. 3 p.m. Feb. 26.
Power of God Holiness Church
Celebrating church anniversary. 960 Hazel St., Macon. 478-785-9506. 3 p.m. Feb. 26.
New Bethlehem Baptist Church
Pastoral anniversary celebration at noon for Pastor Reco M. Murphy, with Pastor I.W. Evans preaching and Progressive Baptist Church as guest. Will conclude at 2:30 p.m. with Pastor Aurthor L. Gordon preaching and New Bethel Baptist Church family and the Jordan Stream Baptist Church family as guest. 289 New Bullard Road, Dry Branch. 478-945-6723. Noon and 2:30 p.m. March 5.
Grace Fellowship Baptist
Ushers appreciation service, with the Rev. Stefon Young preaching and the Midway CME Church family as guest. Refreshments served. 186 College Drive, Barnesville. 478-993-5580. 1 p.m. March 5.
New Renaissance Memorial Baptist
Service honoring Pastor Anderson, with Pastor Lorenzo Davis preaching. 1175 Cordele Ave., Macon. 478-464-0233. 2:30 p.m. March 5.
Lizella Pentecostal Holiness Church
Revival. Forsyth Pentecostal Holiness Church, 213 Parsons St., Forsyth. 478-935-8589. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20-24.
Power of God Holiness Church
Revival. 960 Hazel St., Macon. 478-785-9506. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-24.
Vineville Baptist Morning School
Open house Tuesdays to visit facility and register for upcoming school year. Classes are 2K, 3K, 4K and Kindergarten. 2591 Vineville Ave., Macon. 478-719-1605. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.
Deacon’s Ministry Prayer Breakfast
New Hope Clothing Ministry and A Taste of Hope Food Ministry
Mary E. Thomas House, 1463 Cardinal Place, Macon. 478-743-8413. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 18.
Health and Wellness Seminar
Speaker is Dr. Paul Dale of Navicent Health. Manicures and pedicures offered by the students of Virginia College. Free. Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church Mission Ministry, 1220 Rev. J.L. Mills Sr. Way, Macon. 478-745-0327. 10 a.m.-noon Feb. 18.
D.D. Memorial Baptist
Women’s fellowship program, with Evangelist Dora Diggs speaking. 12041 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. 478-743-6216. 10 a.m. Feb. 18.
Parade of Hats Show
Pastor Belinda Davis speaking. Laurel Grove Baptist Church, 14099 U.S. 129, Dry Branch. 478-342-9517. 5 p.m. Feb. 18.
General Assembly Meetings
Women in red program, with Evangelist Shalandria Broach speaking Feb. 19; Bishop Anthony Gordon speaking Feb. 23; Bishop James Williams on Feb. 24; the Rev. Annie Brunson on Feb. 25. Victory Deliverance Christian Center, 2825 Cone Road, Macon. 478-342-8809. 6 p.m. Feb. 19; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23-24; 6 p.m. Feb. 25.
Adjourned Session Meetings
Board meeting and musical Feb. 28; registration, lunch, workshops and sermons March 1. New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, 1830 Williamson Road, Macon. 478-788-0079. 4 p.m. (board meeting), 7 p.m. (musical) Feb. 28; 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 1 (registration, workshops, sermons, with lunch at 1 p.m.).
“Under the Sea” Special Needs Spring Formal
Open to all Middle Georgia special needs families. Assistance with formal wear, hair and makeup provided. Lizella Baptist Church, 2950 S. Lizella Road, Lizella. Free. Reservations required, 478-935-8632. 5:30-9:30 p.m. March 10.
Indoor Yard Sale and Fish Fry
Greater Zion Hill Baptist Church, Glover-Lockett Fellowship Hall, 2656 Napier Ave., Macon. 478-394-2383. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 11.
Women of Grace Retreat
Theme: “The Voice of a Woman.” Held at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta SW-Peachtree City Hotel & Conference Center in Peachtree City. Call Brenda Phelps, 478-390-7252, or Charlestine Swayne, 478-508-8503, for more detail information. March 17-19.
Free Oil Change Day
Free oil change for single moms and widows in Middle Georgia. Lizella Baptist Church, 2950 S. Lizella Road, Lizella. Reservations required, 478-935-8632. 8 a.m.-noon April 1.
Easter Turkey Shoot
Win an Easter ham or treat for your family. Lizella Baptist Church, 2950 S. Lizella Road, Lizella. $3 per shot, with shells provided. 478-935-8632. 10 a.m. April 15.
Trips to Israel
Aglow International Trip to Israel
Middle Ga. Association of Clergywomen Women’s Retreat in Helen
Theme: “Dare to be Different.” Speakers, the Rev. Earnestine Montgomery and Pastor June Martin. You do not have to be a minister to attend the retreat. Cost: $190, with a $64 deposit soon as possible. Contact the Rev. Mable Randall, 478-719-3145 or Maerand111@aol.com. May 26-29.
Mount Moriah Baptist Church Trips
Niagara Falls and Toronto Tour. Leave from church parking lot at 8 a.m. Cost: $619 per person double occupancy (seven days and six nights). Includes transportation, lodging, 10 meals, journey to the falls, Niagara Cruise, Queen Victoria Park and more. $75 deposit due now, with final payment due April 4. 2789 Millerfield Road, Macon. 478-745-1890. June 11-17.
Aglow Ladies’ Monday Bible Study
“Believing Jesus: A Journey Through the Book of Acts” (Lisa Harper’s video study). First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Taught by Glenda Wallace. Emily Dennis, 478-929-5795. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays of Feb. 20, 27.
Women’s Bible Study
The Rain Church, 257 Gunn Road, Warner Robins. 478-953-7246. 10:30 a.m. Saturday, bimonthly.
Aglow Ladies’ Tuesday Bible Study
“The Armor of God” by Priscilla Shirer. All ladies welcome. Christ Chapel, 2288 Moody Road, Warner Robins. First building, in the cafe. Emily Dennis, 478-929-5795. 10 a.m.-noon Tuesdays of Feb. 14-March 14.
Women’s Bible Studies
Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church, 1415 Bass Road, Macon. 478-474-7577. 9:45 a.m. Thursday.
Crossroads of Biblical Studies offering Bible courses
Aletheia Baptist Church, 1711 Oglesby Place, Macon. Free. 478-745-4342. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday.
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.
Treasures in the Barn
February specials include a bag of clothes for $5, half price books and toys. Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 2815 U.S. 41 North, Fort Valley. 478-953-9822. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.
Free clothes to those in need. Heritage at Houston United Methodist Church, 4116 Houston Ave., Macon. 478-747-3083. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. the first Saturday of each month.
Greater Ross Street Baptist Church, 1587 Wellworth Ave., Macon. 478-228-6792. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month.
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.
New and gently used clothing for the family. 623 Courtney Hodges Blvd., Perry. 478-244-6199. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Thursday, Friday; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
Open Doors Mission Closet
St. Christopher’s Attic Treasures
Housewares, clothing and more. 1209 Macon Road, Perry. 478-235-7165. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
Bethel AME Church Food Bank
3607 Earl St., Macon. 478-474-9128. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month.
Soup Kitchen Ministry
Will pick up and drop off those who would like to come from Loaves and Fishes Ministry and welcome anyone in the community. St. Peter Missionary Baptist, 1361 Fort Hill St., Macon. 478-750-0921. Noon-1 p.m. third and fourth Tuesday of each month.
St. Paul AME Church, 2501 Shurling Drive, Macon. 478-788-2730. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month.
Food and Clothing Closet Outreach
Greater Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2656 Napier Ave., Macon. 478-746-2389. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday.
Trinity United Methodist Church Food Pantry
129 S. Houston Road, Warner Robins. 478-923-3797. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday (except first Wednesday of each month).
Mount Moriah Ministry Center, 2789 Millerfield Road, Macon. 478-745-1890. 2-4 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.
Food Pantry Distribution
Bonaire United Methodist Church Food Pantry
144 Elm St., Bonaire. 478-923-7317. 1-3 p.m. the second and fourth Friday of each month.
Dorcas House Ministries
Clothing, canned goods and other items. 223-B S. Commercial Circle, Warner Robins. 478-293-1867. 2:30-4:30 p.m. Friday.
Free Prophetic Seminar
International Bread of Life Church Mission, 105 Dunbar Road, Warner Robins. 478-328-1384. 8:30 a.m. (prayer), 9 a.m. (teaching), the second Saturday of each month.
Sister Keepers Missionary Ministry Meetings
Speaker: Pastor/Prophetess Velera Bell. 447 Sarah Drive, Warner Robins. Judy Williams, 478-832-4949. 10 a.m. the first and second Saturday of each month.
Women of Vision “Inspiring & Empowering Women” Summit
Women’s groups, organizations and all individuals welcome. Power For Life Ministry, 220 Ga. 49 North, Byron. 478-973-6002 or email@example.com. 10 a.m. the first Saturday of each month.
Path to Shine Mentoring Program
Program provides help with homework, reading and math, along with a snack and playtime. St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 1207 Macon Road, Perry. Contact Patty at 706-570-6367 or firstname.lastname@example.org to enroll your child. Learn more about Path to Shine at pathtoshine.org. 4:15-6:15 p.m. Monday.
Shady Grove Baptist Church, 901 Gunn Road, Warner Robins. 478-397-6224. 6 p.m. youth, 7 p.m. adult class Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Ministry
Hebron Fellowship Baptist Church, 3200 U.S. 41 North, Byron. 478-953-0224. 6 p.m. (dinner), 7 p.m. (worship), the first Monday of each month.
Weekly Language Classes
First Baptist Church of Christ, 511 High Place, Macon. 478-254-4361 or 478-719-6422. 9 a.m.-noon Tuesday and Thursday (three English classes) and 5 p.m. Wednesday (two Japanese, two Spanish, two English classes).
Zumba with Jessica
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 5455 Mount Pleasant Church Road, Macon. 478-978-2887. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.
“Life Works” Making Life Work Together
Opportunity for adults to engage in adult conversation while children have time to focus on homework. Registration requested. Nursery provided. Trinity United Methodist Church, 129 S. Houston Road, Warner Robins. Call 478-923-3797 or email email@example.com. 5:45-7:15 p.m. (includes snack supper), Wednesday.
A Course in Miracles
Led by Mary Barrett. Unity of Central Georgia Church, 127 Peachtree Parkway, Byron. 478-953-1054. 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday.