Praise Dates

Marketplaces, Holiday Events

First United Methodist Marketplace and Flea Market

Vendor booths, chili cook-off, taster’s booth with homemade food, consignment clothes, silent auction and CHIPS. Flea market has furniture, tools, housewares, Christmas decorations and more. 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. 478-923-3737. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5.

All Saints’ Episcopal Women’s Marketplace

Local vendors, bake sale, lunch, shop for Christmas, and more. Casseroles can be picked up that are pre-ordered. 1708 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins. 478-923-1791 or 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 5.

United Community Church

Christmas concert, featuring Dayspring Trio and Masters Touch Quartet. 2411 Heath Road, Macon. Jonathan Fisher, 478-918-7800, or church, 478-475-5012. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12.

Oakland Baptist Church

Christmas bazaar, with crafts, baked goods, decorations and more. 1509 Russell Parkway, Warner Robins. 478-923-3533. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 19.

Greater Allen Chapel AME

Youth departments present “God’s Indescriable Gift” production. 269 Pursley St., Macon. 478-745-4646. 5 p.m. Dec. 18.

Church Anniversaries

(25 years or more)

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist, 146th

Pastor Derick D. Thomas Sr. preaching. 957 Oglethorpe St., Macon. 478-745-0314. 10 a.m. Nov. 6.

Center Hill Baptist Church, 70th

Pre-anniversary “Joy Night” celebration, with special music by the Henry County Senior Choir and other participants. 5 p.m. Nov. 12. Anniversary worship service, with the Rev. Walter L. Glover preaching and Greater Zion Hill Baptist Church family as guest. 1555 Cedar Ave., Macon. 478-742-2073. 11 a.m. Nov. 13.

Wesley United Methodist Church, 174th

The Rev. Creede Hinshaw preaching. Covered-dish meal afterward. Former choir members asked to join the choir. 4256 Hartley Bridge Road, Macon. 478-781-0332. 11 a.m. Nov. 13.

St. Peter AME, 133rd

The Rev. Stephen Green preaching. 502 State University Drive, Fort Valley. 478-825-8452. 10 a.m. Nov. 20.

Pastors’ Anniversaries

(10 years or more)

Greater St. James Church of God in Christ

Celebrating the 19th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Lewis Releford Jr., with Elder Wilbert Broadus preaching at 11:30 a.m. and Pastor Larry Dunning preaching at 2:30 p.m. 4040 Houston Ave., Macon. 478-781-2424. 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6.

Greater New Corinth Baptist Church

Celebration services for the 17th pastoral anniversary of Willie J. and Eva Simmons concludes, with Elder Anthony Britton preaching and Serenity Christian Fellowship Church family as guest. 687 Robert Henry St., Macon. 478-745-4317. 10:45 a.m. Nov. 13.


Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist

Male chorus celebrates anniversary. 7331 Bethel Church Road, Lizella. 478-978-6129. 4 p.m. Nov. 5.

Music and the Arts at Vineville United Methodist Church

Ann Schein, concert pianist. 2045 Vineville Ave., Macon. Free. 478-745-3331. 4 p.m. Nov. 6.

Christ Episcopal Church

The Christ Church choir presents a service of Choral Evensong celebrating the Feast of All Saints. Reception of heavy hor d’oeuvres served afterward. 582 Walnut St., Macon. 478-745-0427. 5 p.m. Nov. 6.

Ugandan Thunder Children’s Choir

Sandy Valley Baptist Church, 1124 S. Houston Lake Road, Warner Robins. 478-953-4328. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9.

Third Thursday Organ Interludes and Concerts at St. Joseph Catholic Church

Concerts are free, followed by an optional catered lunch for $10 per person. Nov. 17, with Ellen Wilson; Dec. 15, with Nelda Chapman; Jan. 19, with Charles Higgs; Feb. 16, with young artists in concert from the studio of Dr. Jack Mitchener, Mercer University; Monday-Friday from March 20-24, will be the Cherry Blossom Series at Mulberry St. United Methodist Church; April 20, with young artist in concert from the studio of Dr. Jack Mitchener, Mercer University; May 18, with Alvin Blount. 830 Poplar St., Macon. 478-745-1631 or Noon-12:30 p.m. November through May.

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 7:30-9:30 p.m. Monday.

Songsmen Quartet Open Rehearsal and Sing-A-Long

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.

Special Services

First Baptist Church of Haynesville

Freedom Rally services, with Evangelist Bucky Kennedy preaching. 2953 U. S. 341 S., between Perry and Hawkinsville. 478-987-3747. 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 6.

Mayfield Zion AME Church

Harvest Sunday, with Presiding Elder Harvey Williamson preaching. 60 E. Railroad St., Alamo. 912-568-7625. 11 a.m. Nov. 6.

Beyond the Walls Baptist Church

Church anniversary service, with Pastor Gazzara Mitchell and Upper Mount Zion Baptist Church family as guest. 243 E. Railroad St., Jeffersonville. 478-945-6637. 1 p.m. Nov. 6.

Zellner’s Chapel First Born Church

Peach County Retired Educators celebrate Retired Educators Day, with Mabel Oglesby speaking. 1212 State University Drive, Fort Valley. 478-825-7420. 2 p.m. Nov. 6.

Little Rogers CME Church

Family and friends day program, with the Rev. David McLeod preaching. 9754 Thomaston Road, Macon. 478-935-8156. 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6.

Faith Bible Church of Macon

Family and friends day program. 2400 Riverside Drive, Macon. 478-935-3649. 11 a.m. Nov. 13.

New Fellowship Baptist Church

Women’s day program, with Kerry Davis speaking. 475 Church St., Macon. 478-743-8806. 11 a.m. Nov. 13.

Fairview CME Church

Family and friends day program, with the Rev. Calvin Ezell preaching and Springhill Community Church family as guest. 3274 Taylors Mill Road, Fort Valley. 2 p.m. Nov. 13.

Greater Union Baptist Church

Pre-anniversary services for pastoral anniversary, with the Rev. Rufus Cole preaching Nov. 16 and Mount Olive CME Church family as guest, the Rev. Bryant Raines on Nov. 17 and New Pilgrim Baptist Church family as guest, and Bishop Milton Wynn on Nov. 18 and Greater Word of Deliverance Church family as guest. Anniversary service Nov. 20, with the Rev. Jonathan Bennett preaching at 11 a.m. and the Rev. Barry Mitchell at 2:30 p.m. with St. Matthews Baptist Church as guest. 1006 Marion St., Perry. 478-987-0054. 7 p.m. Nov. 16-18 and 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 20.

New Birth Missionary Baptist

Neighbors and community day program. 11 a.m. Nov. 13. Thanksgiving service. 1830 Williamson Road, Macon. 478-788-0079. 10:30 a.m. Nov. 24.

Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist

Harvest Tea program, with the Rev. Stevie Ward preaching and Camp Hope AME family as guest. 1220 Rev. J.L. Mills Sr. Way, Macon. 478-808-3990. 5 p.m. Nov. 13.

Greater Faith Revelational Outreach Ministries

Deliverance night service. 1501 Ga. 22 E., Haddock. For transportation, call 478-234-1830 or 478-452-2708. 7 p.m. Nov. 18.

Reid’s Church of God in Christ

Appreciation service for Pastor Robert and Melissa Goolsby, with Superintendent Larry Franklin preaching. 17174 U.S. 129, Macon. 478-718-3998. 2:30 p.m. Nov. 27.

New Renaissance Memorial Baptist

Ordination service for Minister LaTishia Fountain, with Pastor Allen Walker speaking. 1175 Cordele Ave., Macon. 478-464-0233. 2:30 p.m. Nov. 27.


Ebeneezer Baptist Church

Revival, with the Rev. Stephen Summerow preaching. 777 Elm St., Macon. 478-742-0575. 7 p.m. Nov. 14-16.

Reid’s Church of God in Christ

Revival, with the Rev. Jarvis Baron preaching. 17174 U. S. 129, Macon. 478-718-3998. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16-18.

Workshops/Other Events

Treasures In The Barn

November specials include a bag of clothes for $3, exclusions apply, and half-price books. Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 2815 U.S. 41 N., Fort Valley. 478-953-9822. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday.

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.

Community Outreach Yard Sale

Bring your tables and items and sell for no set-up fee. Rain date Nov. 12. Unity Baptist Church, 6025 Rogers Road, Lizella. 478-935-8760. 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 5.

Bread of Life Church Multi-Family Yard Sale

Computers, office equipment, stereo, household items, bicycles, items from workshops, garages and storage buildings and more. 244 Barker Road, Byron. 478-396-0061. 8 a.m.-until Nov. 5 and Nov. 11-12.

Barn Yard Sale

Rain or shine. Furniture, clothing, household items and more. Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 2815 U.S. 41 N., Fort Valley. Many items 50 cents-$1. 478-287-6411. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5.

Prayer Breakfast

Sponsored by the Men of Integrity. All men welcome. Stubbs Chapel Baptist Church, 2230 Barnes Ferry Road, Macon. 478-477-8802 or 478-714-6501. 9 a.m. Nov. 5.

Jailhouse Alley Art Show and Sale

Watercolor, acrylic and oil originals. Special this year: calendars in color. Fort Valley First United Methodist Church, corner of Church and Miller streets, Fort Valley. Free admission. 478-825-2762. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5.

Greater Faith Revelational Outreach Ministries Women’s Conference

Theme: Women equipped with the word of God. Appetizers will be served. 1501 Ga. 22 E., Haddock. $15. For transportation, call 478-234-1830 or 478-452-2708. 11 a.m. Nov. 5.

Gathering and Membership Drive

Sponsored by the Macon-Bibb Middle Georgia Chapter of othe Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 737 Pansy Ave., Macon. Host Pastor, the Rev. Henry Ficklin. 478-390-6799. 5-7 p.m. Nov. 5.

Kirk Cameron Live Marriage Event, Love Worth Fighting For

Rock Springs Church, 219 Rock Springs Road, Milner. Tickets, $35 per couple. 770-229-8663. 5 p.m. Nov. 6.

Warner Robins Aglow International Meeting

Bill Freeman, a Korean POW, speaking. Christ Chapel South (back building), 2288 Moody Road, Warner Robins. Love offering. 478-945-6295. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 9.

Greater Faith Revelational Outreach Ministries Men’s Conference

Theme: Men equipped with the word of God. Appetizers will be served. 1501 Ga. 22 E., Haddock. $15. For transportation, call 478-234-1830 or 478-452-2708. 7 p.m. Nov. 11 and 11 a.m. Nov. 12.

Camp Creek Baptist Church Women’s Conference

All ladies welcome. Conference will conclude during the Women’s Day program Nov. 13. 682 Beacham Ave., Unadilla. 478-244-3924. 9:30 a.m. Nov. 12 and 11 a.m. Nov. 13.

Greater Vineville Baptist Church Women’s Conference

Theme: “Women’s Moving Forward,” with Minister Carla Saffold speaking. Lunch served after conference. 850 Amory Drive, Macon. Registration, $10. 478-746-5861 or 478-781-2361. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 12.

Outreach Ministry Coat Drive

We are in need of gently used or new coats. New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, 475 Church St., Macon. 478-743-8806. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 12.

Liberty United Methodist Church Fashion Show and Luncheon

Clothes modeled from various local dress shops. 6511 Houston Road, Macon. $15. Pam, 478-788-5941. 11:30 a.m. Nov. 12.

Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows “Get To Know You” Luncheon

All wives and widows of a licensed minister invited. Lizzie Chapel Baptist Church, 1180 Bartlett St., Macon. 478-461-0175. 1 p.m. Nov. 12.

Dinner and Fashion Show

Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, 3805 Bloomfield Drive, Macon. Grand prize drawing for a tablet. Tickets: $20. 478-784-9804. 5 p.m. Nov. 12.

Bible/Book Studies

Women’s Bible Study

The Rain Church, 257 Gunn Road, Warner Robins. 478-953-7246. 10:30 a.m. Saturday, bimonthly.

Women’s Bible Study

Andy Stanley study, “Your Move.” First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Emily Dennis, 478-929-5795. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays of Nov. 7, 14.

Women’s Bible Study

Christa Kinde’s study, “Encouraging One Another.” No child care provided. Christ Chapel (front building), 2288 Moody Road, Warner Robins. Emily Dennis, 478-929-5795. 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays through Dec. 13.

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.


Children’s Clothing

For children up to age 6. Family Advancement Ministries, 570 High Place, Macon. Call 478-745-7165.

Clothing Ministry

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.

Food Bank

Greater Ross Street Baptist Church, 1587 Wellworth Ave., Macon. 478-228-6792. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. the third Saturday of each month.

Food Bank

Greater Little Rock Baptist Church, 2046 Felton Ave., Macon. 478-743-5616 or email 11 a.m.-noon the fourth 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.

Samaritan’s Closet

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

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.

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.

Clothing Bank

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).

Food Bank

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

St. Peter AME Church, 502 State University Drive, Fort Valley. 478-825-8452 or 10 a.m.-noon the fourth Thursday 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.

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.

Ongoing Events

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 10 a.m. the first Saturday of each month.