Religion Bulletin - Aug. 1, 2014

Carter not teaching Sunday School in Plains


Former President Jimmy Carter is not scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains. Carter’s next appearance is planned at 10 a.m. on Aug. 17.


First Bethesda Methesda Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 149th anniversary Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 10. Weldon Springs Baptist Church and the Rev. Kelvin Hawkins will be in charge of the services on Wednesday night. On Thursday, Second Bethesda Baptist Church and the Rev. Rance Pettibone will be in charge. On Friday, Aug. 8, the Deacon’s Ministry will sponsor a fish fry. All services are planned at 7 p.m. A testimonial/baptismal service is planned on Saturday, Aug. 9, at 10 a.m. The celebration will culminate on Sunday, Aug. 10, with morning worship at 10 a.m. featuring the Rev. Lawrence A. Johnson of First Bethesda. Dinner will be served after the morning service. New Testament Baptist Church and pastor the Rev. Kendrick Barlow Sr. will be in charge of the 2 p.m. service. The church is located at 7108 Newton Road.

Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. on Aug. 8 featuring Tired Creek. A love offering will be taken and refreshments will be serviced. The program is open to the public.

Greater New Horizon Bible Church plans its consecration and installation services Aug. 25 to 31 at 7 p.m. each date. Different pastors and churches will be on the program each night. The church is located at 923 W. Broad Ave. Bishop Tremaine O. Alford Sr. is founder and pastor.