Albany Area Religion Bulletin

The Albany Area Religion Bulletin is a compilation of church and faith-based events in the Albany and southwest Georgia area. To add items to the bulletin, email announcements to


Former President Jimmy Carter is not scheduled to teach Sunday school on Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church, located at 148 Georgia Highway 45 N. in Plains. The Sunday school class starts at 10 a.m. and is preceded by an orientation period at 9 a.m. Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. The church building opens at 7:30 a.m. Note that Carter’s schedule is subject to change. Visit the church website at


Porterfield Memorial United Methodist Church, at 2200 Dawson Road in Albany, is hosting “Awesome August” every Sunday of the month at the church. Each Sunday will feature a different musical guest. Laura Grace Holmes and The Believers Band have appeared, Emmaus Road Quartet appears on Sunday and The Carter Family Band performance is Aug. 25. For more information call (229) 436-6336.

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, at 325 Whitney Ave, is invites the community attend the annual Women’s Day service on Aug. 25. Sunday School starts at 9 a.m., morning service at 10 a.m. The Women’s Day Theme is “Women of God Standing in Prayer: Empowered and Equipped for Service Pray without ceasing 1 Thessalonians 5:17.” The guest messenger for the day will be Deborah Peterson of New Hope Full Gospel Ministries.

The Albany Area Religion Bulletin is a weekly compilation of church and faith-based events in Albany and southwest Georgia and is published generally on Fridays. Submit items by email at and place “church” or “religion” in the subject line. Items should be received by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Friday publication.

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