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Marketplaces, Holiday Events

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.

Covenant Church Of Jesus Christ

Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless and their family. 509 May Ave., Macon. For rides, 478-745-9953. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 19.

New Hope Baptist

Westside United Churches community worship service, with Pastor Bryant Raines speaking. 1465 Burton Ave., Macon. 478-743-8413. 8 a.m. Nov. 24.

Vineville Baptist Church

Pioneer Christmas luncheon. 2591 Vineville Ave., Macon. Cost is $14, and reservations must be made by Nov. 21. Checks payable to Vickie Pool, 653 Forest Circle Drive N., Macon. 478-743-9366. 11 a.m. (social hour), noon lunch Dec. 6.

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)

Center Hill Baptist Church, 70th

Pre-anniversary celebration, Joy Night At The Hill, presented by the Henry County Community Senior Choir and other guests. 5 p.m. Nov. 12. Anniversary service, with the Rev. Walter L. Glover Jr. preaching and Greater Zion Hill Baptist Church as guest. 1555 Cedar Ave., Macon. 478-742-2073. 11 a.m. Nov. 13.

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.

White Chapel AME Church, 133rd

The Rev. Latham Mills preaching. Old Ga. 11, Round Oak. 478-986-4281. 11 a.m. Nov. 20.

High Hope Baptist Church, 54th

The Rev. Gregory Odom preaching and New Bethel Baptist Church family as guest. 2771 Flewellyn Drive, Macon. 478-742-4418. 11 a.m. Nov. 20.

First Baptist Church, 190th

Pastor James W. Goolsby Jr. preaching. 595 New St., Macon. 478-745-8368. 11 a.m. Nov. 20.

Brown Chapel AME Church, 145th

The Rev. James Smith preaching and Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church family as guest. Please bring a non-parishable or canned food for the Putnam County Food Pantry. 103 Brown Chapel Road, Eatonton. 478-978-8202. 3 p.m. Nov. 20.

Pastors’ Anniversaries

(10 years or more)

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.


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 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.

Special Services

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church

Mass on the grass outdoor service, followed by a covered dish luncheon. Bring a lawn chair. 1207 Macon Road, Perry. 478-987-2190. 10 a.m. Nov. 13.

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.

Greater New Hope Baptist Church

Men and women’s day program, with the Rev. Darvis Norwood preaching. 9010 U. S. 129, Dry Branch, Twiggs Co. 478-945-3820. Noon Nov. 13.

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.

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.

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.

Bethel AME Church

Family and friend’s day. 3607 Earl St., Macon. 478-474-9128. 10:45 a.m. Nov. 20.

St. Louis CME Church

Men and women’s day program, with the Rev. Arthur Willis preaching and St. John AME Church family as guest along with their choir for special music. Camp John Hope Road, Fort Valley. 478-967-2142. 3 p.m. Nov. 20.

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.


New Elim Baptist Church

Revival, with the Rev. R. L. Brown preaching on Nov. 13, the Rev. Sonny Stovall on Nov. 14, the Rev. Monty February on Nov. 15, the Rev. Grady Mimbs on Nov. 16, the Rev. Charles Carter on Nov. 17, the Rev. Harry Brown on Nov. 18. 4368 Hartley Bridge Road, Macon. 478-788-7575. 6 p.m. Nov. 13 and 7 p.m. Nov. 14-18.

Ebeneezer Baptist Church

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

Stubbs Chapel Baptist Church

Revival, with Pastor Curtis Holmes preaching. 2230 Barnes Ferry Road, Macon. 478-262-4475. 7 p.m. Nov. 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.

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. 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.

Flu Vaccine Day

Bring your insurance card. Educational literature on the vaccine will be available. Administered by Walgreen Pharmacy. St. Paul AME Church, 2501 Shurling Drive, Macon. 478-745-0507. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 13.

Youth Weekend “Turning Up For Jesus”

Youth service Nov. 18. Youth empowering seminars on Changing Our Youth’s Status, with separate presentations for youth and parents. Free registration. Concludes with a musical production presentation with “God’s Anointed New Generation (G.A.N.G.), St. Luke Youth Choir, Justified & Anointed Dance Ministry, Destined for Greatness, St. John Youth Choir and DJ Cheeze. 1180 Haywood Road, Macon. 478-746-1451. 6 p.m. Nov. 18, 9 a.m. Nov. 19, 5 p.m. Nov. 20.

Women’s conference

The theme is “women walking in the likeness of God.” Evangelist Evelyn Dennard speaking. New Mount Zion Baptist Church, 367 Mount Zion Church Road, Jeffersonville. 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 19.

Angel Of Hope Interdenominatinal Candlelight Service

For those who have suffered the loss of a child of any age. Celebrating each child’s life in prayer and music. Refreshments served. St. Christopher’s Church, 1207 Macon Road, Perry. To reserve an angel ornament in your child’s name, contact Susan Arzt, 478-987-5630. 6 p.m. Dec. 6.

Faith Life Family Church winter classes

Orientation held Jan. 22, 2017. Classes begin Jan. 23, 2017. 104 Constitution Drive, Warner Robins. To get an application, call 478-971-1270 or go to 6 p.m. Jan. 22 and 6-9 p.m. Jan. 23.

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.” concludes. First United Methodist Church, 205 N. Davis Drive, Warner Robins. Emily Dennis, 478-929-5795. 9:30-11:30 a.m. Nov. 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.

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 to enroll your child. Learn more about Path To Shine, 4:15-6:15 p.m. Mondays.

Victory Taekwondo

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.