Albany Area Religion Bulletin -- Sept. 5, 2014

Gospel of Matthew scheduled Sept. 14 at St. Paul Episcopal Church


Former President Jimmy Carter is not scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains. His next scheduled appearance is Sept. 14.


Midway Methodist Church in Crisp County will host the Wesley Chapel and Old South Georgia All-Day Singing Convention from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sept. 20. The church is located on Highway 257 east off Interstate Highway 75 at Exit 102 toward Hawkinsville. The event is for singing convention singers and listeners. Class singing will be from various new Southern Gospel songbooks with special groups and soloists mixed in. A covered dish luncheon will be served at noon. For additional information, call (229) 273-4242.

The Gospel of Matthew will be presented at 6 p.m. on Sept. 14 at St. Paul Episcopal Church, 212 N. Jefferson St., Albany, by Michael Reardon and Patrick Lane. Reardon has memorized the four gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John as well as the book of Revelation and performs them dramatically worldwide. The director, musician and lighting artist, Lane has designed the special effects and written the original music, all of which is done live for each performance. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for ages 5 to 16. A reception to meet the artists will follow the performance, which is open to the public.

Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. on Sept. 12 featuring Jeff Henry and Mercy’s Bridge. A love offering will be taken and refreshments will be served. The program is open to the public.

Byne Memorial Baptist Church will have a Contemporary Worship Experience at 6 p.m. on Sept. 27 featuring the Byne Worship Team with lead vocalists Anthony Johnson and Letitia Rice. The church is located at 2832 Ledo Road in Albany. For more information, call the Rev. Steve Williams at (229) 436-5700.