Vacation Bible School
New Birth Missionary Baptist
Ages first through 12th grades. Registration required. 1830 Williamson Road, Macon. 478-788-0079. 5-7:30 p.m. July 5-8.
Bethany Seventh-Day Adventist
Theme: Submerged-Finding The Truth Below The Surface. Ages: Third through sixth grade. 1550 Edna Place, Macon. 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 10-14.
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.
New Home Baptist
170 Hudson St., Macon. 478-743-9054. 6-8 p.m. July 11-15.
Green’s Tabernacle Baptist
5310 Bloomfield Road, Macon. 478-718-2334. 6-8 p.m. July 11-15.
(25 years or more)
Greater Ross Street Baptist, 80th
Celebration concludes, with the Rev. Roy Wesley preaching and New Zion Baptist as guest. Dinner served. 1587 Wellworth Ave., Macon. 478-750-1344. 2:30 p.m. July 3.
Bethel AME Church, 95th
The Rev. Hubbard preaching and Stubbs Chapel Missionary Baptist as guest. Dinner served. 3607 Earl St., Macon. 478-474-9128. 6-8 p.m. July 11-15.
Faith Bible Fellowship, 29th
Pastor Bobby Clark preaching and Kingdom Building Ministries as guest. 517 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Perry. 478-396-5403. 2:30 p.m. July 30.
(10 years or more)
New Beginning Missionary Baptist
Celebrating the 15th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. James K. Baker. Revival, with the Rev. David Stanley preaching July 5 and Union Baptist Church as guest, the Rev. Bryant Raines on July 6 and New Pilgrim Missionary Baptist as guest, the Rev. Derrick Dumas on July 7 and Greater Lizzieboro Baptist as guest. Concludes on July 10 with the Rev. Tracy Wheeler preaching and Greater Springfield Baptist as guest. 562 May Ave., Macon. 478-951-2443. 7 p.m. July 5-7 and 2:30 p.m. July 10.
Union Baptist Church
Celebrating the 29th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. David L. Stanley Sr., with the Rev. Gary Sanders preaching. 1137 Kitchens St., Macon. 478-746-9155. 11 a.m. July 10.
Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist
Celebrating the 21st pastoral anniversary of Pastor Lamb Andrews. The Rev. Vernon King preaching July 13, the Rev. Stanley Kimble on July 14, the Rev. Donald Williams on July 15. Concludes July 17, with the Rev. Jackie Crockett preaching at 11 a.m. and the Rev. Leon Ward at 2 p.m. 7331 Bethel Church Road, Lizella. 478-477-8717. 7:30 p.m. July 13-15 and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 17.
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.
Music and the Arts at Vineville
The Georgia Big Band Goes Patriotic. Free. 4 p.m. July 3. Bryan Anderson, concert organist. Free. 4 p.m. Aug. 7. Vineville Methodist Church, 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon. 478-745-3331.
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 email@example.com. 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.
Word Christian Fellowship
Family and friends day celebration. 957 Hillcrest Blvd., Macon. 478-335-7090. 11 a.m. July 3.
High Hope Baptist
The Rev. James D. Massey Jr. preaching. 2771 Flewellyn Drive, Macon. 478-746-2390. 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 Home Baptist
Youth explosion service, with the Honorable Judge Verda Colvin speaking and others from the Bibb County Sheriffs’ department and Leon Jones, Bibb County Coroner. 170 Hudson St., Macon. 478-743-9054. 9 a.m.-noon July 9.
Greater Allen Chapel AME Church
Appreciation and promotion day, with the Rev. Stephanie Slocumb preaching. 269 Pursley St., Macon. 478-745-4646. 10:15 a.m. July 10. Youth Bible study celebration, with Destiny T. Culler speaking. 269 Pursley St., Macon. 478-745-6703. 10:15 a.m. July 31.
The Word Study Christian Center
Mother Florestine H. Billips ministering in word and healing for the Autistic and other sicknesses. 1047 Jessamine St., Macon. 478-785-5999. 11:20 a.m. July 10.
New Renaissance Memorial Baptist
Pastor Lamb Andrews preaching. 1175 Cordele Ave., Macon. 478-464-0233. 2:30 p.m. July 10.
Faith Bible Fellowship
Rebuilding Family Lives program, with Minister Geraldine Brooks preaching. 517 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Perry. 478-396-5403. 2:30 p.m. July 10.
Swift Creek Missionary Baptist
The Rev. Keith H. McIntosh celebrates pastoral anniversary, with Pastor Lonnie Slater preaching. Dinner served. 4354 Jeffersonville Road, Macon. 478-746-8870. 2:30 p.m. July 10.
White Chapel AME Church
Men’s day program, with the Rev. Marcus C. Glover Sr. preaching. Old Ga. 11, Round Oak. 478-986-4281. 3 p.m. July 10.
Smith Chapel Baptist
Women’s day program, with Evangelist Cynthia Givens preaching. 6464 Hopewell Road, Musella. 478-471-4954. 2 p.m. July 17.
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.
Destiny Christian Church
Pastors pre-appreciation service, with Prophet James Bryant preaching. 7 p.m. July 22. Church anniversary service, with Pastor Patricia Jackson preaching. 6 p.m. Aug. 6. Pastor’s appreciation service, with Pastor Kelvin Jones preaching. 1034 Gray Highway, Macon. 478-550-7985. 3 p.m. Aug. 7.
St. John Baptist
Revival, with the Rev. Timothy D. French preaching. 910 Key St., Macon. 478-788-2541. 7 p.m. July 5-7.
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 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.
Aberlena Baptist Church
Youth revival, with Pastor Colby McKenzie preaching. 7 p.m. July 7-8. Musical. 1260 Riverside Drive, Macon. 478-390-2023. 4 p.m. July 9.
St. Paul AME
Homecoming, with the Rev. Neisha Davis preaching and Parker Chapel AME as guest. 2:30 p.m. July 10. Revival, with the Rev. Henry Leonard preaching July 11 and the Wright Grove Baptist as guest, the Rev. Antoine Proctor preaching July 12 and St. James Baptist as guest, the Rev. Emory Lightfoot Jr. on July 13 and St. Luke Baptist as guest. 571 Rumble Road, Smarr. 478-474-3644. 7:30 p.m. July 11-13.
Griffin Gift Baptist
Homecoming, with the Rev. Burnest Glover preaching. 12:30 p.m. July 10. Revival, with the Rev. Dexter Jordan preaching. 8424 Old Gordon Road, Dry Branch, Twiggs County. 478-743-2372. 7:30 p.m. July 11-13.
Body Of Christ Church
Revival, with Pastor Charlie Pye preaching. 4025 Gray Highway, Macon. 478-986-3928. 7:30 p.m. July 11-14.
Beyond The Walls Baptist Church
Revival, with the Rev. Raymond Andrews preaching. 243 East Railroad St., Jeffersonville. 478-945-6637. 7 p.m. July 11-13.
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.
Faith Bible Fellowship
Revival, with the Rev. Christopher West preaching. 517 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Perry. 478-396-5403. 7:30 p.m. July 27-29.
The Greater Ross Street Baptist Church
Revival, with the Rev. Tony McDowell preaching. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Homecoming, with the Rev. Leon Ward Jr. preaching. Dinner served. 1587 Wellworth Ave., Macon. 478-750-1344. 2:30 p.m. Sept. 4.
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: “Creator and Collector”
Pottery by Tommy Martin and pottery collection of Ann Smith. Vineville United Methodist Church, 2495 Vineville Ave., Macon. Free. 478-745-3331. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday during June.
Barbecue at 7 p.m., watermelon, patriotic music, magic tricks, games, fireworks at 9 p.m., praise and worship. 2813 U. S. 41 S., Elko. 7 p.m July 2.
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. July 4-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. July 4-July 15.
Union Baptist Missionary and Educational Association Of Middle Ga. Annual Session of Congress
Classes for six years through adult. Registration, adults $35 and youth $25 (includes lunch). Preaching, teaching, and community awareness. Congress sermon on July 7, with the Rev. Willie Batts speaking. Musical, with Union Baptist Church Youth Choir and Stubbs Chapel Baptist Church Youth Praise Dancers as guest at 7 p.m. on July 7. The Rev. Leon Ward Jr. will give annual address at 6 p.m. July 8. Greater Zion Hill Baptist Church, 2656 Napier Ave., Macon. 478-250-7784. 8:30 a.m. (registration) and 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. July 7-8 and 6 p.m. July 8.
Beloved Community Paired Clergy Breakfast
Hosted by the Rev. Chip Strickland. Riverside United Methodist Church, 735 Pierce Ave., Macon. 478-719-3564. 8:30 a.m. July 9.
Covenant Church of Jesus Christ Annual Back To School Bash
L. H. Williams Elementary School, 325 Pursley St., Macon. Call 478-745-9953. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. July 9.
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.
Middle Georgia Association of Clergy Women Prayer Breakfast
Theme: The Power of Prayer, with First Lady Evangelist Theresa S. McKinney speaking. Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church, 1180 Bartlett St., Macon. Donation: $7. 478-254-6805 or email MaeRand111@aol.com. 8:30 a.m. (registration) and 9 a.m. (breakfast) Aug. 27.
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.
Treasures In The Barn
June specials include a bag of clothes for $5 (exclusions apply) and half-price on books, all linens, comforters and curtains. Christ The Redeemer Anglican Church, 2815 U.S. 41 N., Fort Valley. 478-953-9822. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays.
For children up to age 6. Family Advancement Ministries, 570 High Place, Macon. Call 478-745-7165.
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.
Greater Little Rock Baptist Church, 2046 Felton Ave., Macon. 478-743-5616 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 11 a.m.-noon the fourth 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.
St. Christopher’s Attic Treasures
Housewares, clothing and more. 1209 Macon Road, Perry. 478-397-4219. 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).
God’s Closet Clothing Bank
Greater Little Rock Baptist Church, 2046 Felton Ave., Macon. 478-743-5616 or email email@example.com. 1-3 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month.
Clothing and Canned Goods
Dorcas House Ministries, 223-B S. Commerical Circle, Warner Robins. 478-293-1867. 1:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Friday.
Mount Moriah Ministry Center, 2789 Millerfield Road, Macon. 478-745-1890. 2-4 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month.
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.
Women’s Bible Study
The Rain Church, 257 Gunn Road, Warner Robins. 478-953-7246. 10:30 a.m. Saturday, bi-monthly.
Women’s Bible Studies
Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church, 1415 Bass Road, Macon. 478-474-7577. 9:45 a.m. Thursday.
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 groups, organizations and all individuals welcome. Power For Life Ministry, 220 Ga. 49 N., Byron. 478-973-6002 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. Patty, 706-570-6367 or email@example.com to enroll your child. Learn more about Path To Shine, www.pathtoshine.org. 4:15-6:15 p.m. Mondays.
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. every 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. 478-923-3797 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.