The Thomas County Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (TCIMA) has announced its lineup of ministers for Holy Week 2014.
Holy Week services will take place from Sunday, April 13, Palm Sunday, through Sunday, April 20, Easter Sunday, at Disciples of Jesus Ministries, 228 Augusta Ave.
The lineup of local pastors and ministers who will bring forth God’s Word during Holy Week is:
• Pastor Denny Blake, Disciples of Jesus Ministries, will preach at 6 p.m. Sunday.
• Minister DiTranna Walker, New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, will preach at 7 p.m. Monday.
• Pastor Carl Washington Jr., New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, will preach at 7 p.m., Tuesday.
• Pastor Anthony Robinson, Clifford Temple AME Church, will preach at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
• Pastor William Brinson, Willowhead Missionary Baptist Church, will preach at 7 p.m. Thursday.
Seven local pastors and ministers will preach individually on the seven last words of Jesus Christ during the 7 p.m. service in Friday.
The Rev. Dr. Emory C. Virgil Sr., of Providence Missionary Baptist Church, will preach during the 6 a.m. service on Easter Sunday.
The Monday Holy Week service has been designated as “Ladies’ Night.” The service will be moderated and carried out by women pastors, ministers, and evangelists.
The Thursday service has been designated as “Communion service,” when pastors and ministers on the program will wear white ceremonial robes to administer communion.
The Rev. Jeremy G. Rich, pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church and vice president of the Thomas County Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, is chairman of the Alliance’s 2014 Holy Week services.
The Rev. Curnell Henry, pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and president of the Thomas County Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance (TCIMA), is co-chairman of the services.
The Thomas County Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance was founded in 1991. Its mission is to continually foster the godly attributes of love, joy, peace, unity and fellowship among all pastors in the community.
The Alliance promotes a diverse membership of Undershepherds from various systems of faith, both genders and all ethnicities.
Each Holy Week service will be attended and/or moderated by TCIMA members.
Said Rich, “The Thomas County Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance is very excited about hosting the 2014 Holy Week services at Disciples of Jesus. 2013’s Holy Week events were a huge success, and the Alliance anticipates an even bigger response this year. The Alliance sees this as a great opportunity to expand upon Thomasville’s beloved community. I’ll be in attendance every night next week, and I hope to see you there every night next week, as well.”
Holy Week services and activities are open to the public.
Additional information about the event can be obtained by calling 229-228-7775 or by email at TCIMAmissions@gmail.com.