Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Nov. 8, 2013

Weekly news about Albany area churches and houses of worship.

James E. Deen

James E. Deen


Former President Jimmy Carter is not scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.


Friendship Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating the 32 anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. H.B. Johnson Jr., and his wife, Portia S. Johnson, at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Tony None of Phenix City, Ala., will speak at the 10 a.m. worship service. The pastor’s banquet will be held in the gym after the worship service. The Rev. Rod Baptists of Columbus will be guest speaker at the banquet.

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church is hosting its annual Men’s Day celebration Sunday. Guest speaker at the 11 a.m. serivce will be James E. Deen, past president of the Laymen’s Auxiliary, General Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia Inc. Also participating in the ceremony will be Albany Police Chief John Proctor. The church is located at 325 Whitney Ave.

Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing at 7 tonight featuring South Georgia Quartet of Warner Robins. A love offering will be taken and refreshments will be served.

Grace and Hope Covenant Church will continue revival services through Sunday. Services tonight and Friday are at 7:30 p.m. with Sunday services at noon. A Women on the Move for Christ program is planned at 4 p.m. Sunday. The church is located at 309 N. Washington St.

Greater Pines Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will mark its 25th anniversary with a series of services beginning Sunday. The following churches and ministers will be in charge.

First Southern Methodist Church will have an indoor yard sale on Nov. 16 beginning at 7 a.m. All proceeds will go to Southern Methodist Missions. The church is located at 2510 N. Hilltop Drive.

Liberty Parkway Church of God will host “A Special Night of Gospel Music” will be held Nov. 15 at 1501 Schley Ave. The concert will feature Greater Vision and the Perrys, two of southern gospel’s most popular groups. No tickets are required; a $10 donation per person will be requested at the door. An offering will be received during the concert for FCC Ministries. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m., and all seating is general admission.