Thomasville Times Enterprise

September 26, 2013

Sept. 27


— Concert

First Newark Baptist Church Pastor Steve Brooks and his family will be in concert at Thomasville’s New Growth Baptist Church, 3890 County Line Rd. on Sunday at 6 p.m.

The Brookses, including wife Angela, son Ethan and daughter Meredith, feature soaring harmony in the traditional Southern Gospel style.


Restoration Tabernacle Ministries, 1002 N. Broad St., is holding a Get Your Mind Right Revival every Thursday in October at 6:45 p.m.


The youths of Providence Missionary Baptist Church are holding Youth Day at 10:45 a.m., Sunday.

The speaker is Jakerra Morrow, a Thomasville High School senior. There will also be special liturgical dance ministering by the Angels of Praise and N2Him Dance ministries.  


First Missionary Baptist Church is holding its fifth Sunday Youth Day Sunday, beginning with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The guest speaker is Gregory "Greg" Anderson, screen writer for the movie Stomp The Yard.

While studying under David Wheeler and Susan Steinberg at Harvard University, Anderson  wrote Stomp the Yard. On a $13 million budget, it grossed over $100 million in overall markets, including ancillary, becoming one of the most successful dance and music films of all time.

The film was inspired by his undergraduate and fraternity experiences at Florida A&M University.


Faith Temple Church in Cairo is holding a breast cancer awareness walk at 8:30 a.m., Oct. 5 at Holder Park.



First Unity Missionary Baptist Church’s annual revival services are at 7:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, Oct. 4. The guest minister is the Rev. Dr. Eddie L. Jones, pastor of First Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, Atlanta. Churches on program each night are on Monday is First Unity Missionary Baptist Church, Tuesday is Mount Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, Wednesday is Paradise Missionary Baptist Church, Thursday is Mercy Seat Christian Church and Friday is Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church.


The Rev. John Paul Hasick is the guest speaker for Meigs Baptist Church’s annual homecoming services at 11 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 13. The church, established in 1885, is located at 2014 Church St., Meigs.

He is presently associational missionary for the Grady County Baptist Association and has held this position since August 2007. He has a master of divinity degree from Southwestern Theological Seminary.

He is married to the former Sandy Carver of Mango, Fla., and they have two children, Aubrey Joy and Jared Paul.

A special offering for World Hunger will be taken at the conclusion of the worship service.


St. Thomas AME Church is  holding a youth day program at 11 a.m., Sunday. The speaker is Morris Arrington.


Bethany Congregational UCC Parish Nurse Ministry is holding a free blood pressure and blood sugar screening from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday in the church annex.


Centennial Missionary Baptist Church is holding a family and friends program at 6:30 p.m., Saturday. The guest church is Beulah M.B. Church of Quitman and at 11 a.m., Sunday the speaker is church pastor, the Rev. Dr. William T. Cason.

Men’s day

New Jerusalem M.B. Church is holding a men’s day program at 11 a.m., Sunday. The speaker is Thomas County elections supervisor, the Rev. Walter Mays.


Wesley-Shorter Chapel AME Church in Ochlocknee is holding a fall community camp meeting at 4 p.m., Sunday. The guest speaker is the Rev. Glenn King of Moultrie.


Bethany Congregational and United Church of Christ are holding a joint worship service at 9 a.m., Sunday. Vert Washington III is the speaker and a brunch follows.


Mt. Moriah M.B. Church is holding a benefit program for John Davis at 6 p.m., Saturday. He is on a waiting list for double lung transplant.


A musical appreciation program in honor of radio show host Merelyn Hardy is at 5 p.m., Saturday, at New Generation Christian Center.


Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., a nonpartisan organization, is holding a voter registration drive Sunday following morning services. The locations are Bethany Congregational United Church of Christ, Clifford Temple CME Church, Disciples of Jesus Ministries, Providence Missionary Baptist Church, St. Luke CME Church and St. Thomas AME Church.

The drive is open to anyone in Thomas County who is not registered to vote or needs to changed their address.


Daughter of Zion Bible Center Ministry is holding fifth Sunday services at 11 a.m. The speaker is Elder Larry Brown of Cairo. Sunday school begins at 9:45 and lunch will be served.

Fish fry

The annual harvest festival of New Generation Christian Center is Nov. 10-17. In order to raise funds, the Women’s Ministry has planned a fish fry on Oct. 5 at 113 Bartow St. and are asking for help from the public. The group needs fish, French fries, sausage, loaf bread, hot dog buns, ketchup, mustard, hot sauce, plates, napkins, soft drinks and bottled water. To donate, call Marilyn Lacy at (229) 221-2712.