Thomasville Times Enterprise

February 20, 2014

Feb. 21


— Workshop

Christ Harvest Alliance of Ministries will be sponsoring a leadership workshop from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday at New Generation Christian Center, 1217 Old Albany Rd. A continental breakfast begins at 9.

Workshop speakers for the workshop are Pastor Jeffrey Dyson and Gerald Calhoun II.

For more information, call Elder Priscilla Maxwell, 229-379-1533.

Men’s day

Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 1215 Magnolia St., is celebrating its 42nd Men’s Day program at 3 p.m., Sunday.

The 2014 theme is Man Made According to Divine Pattern, Biblical Foundation: Gen. 1:26-27.

Speaker Marvin E. Dawson, originally from Vanceboro, N.C., is the youngest of eight siblings. He received a bachelor degree in sociology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, N.C., and a master of business administration degree from Thomas University, Thomasville.

Dawson held the position of Director of Distributor Relations with Flowers Baking Company of Oxford, Penn., before being transferred to Flowers Foods Inc. in Thomasville, Georgia in 2013. He is currently employed as a Contract Manager in the Legal Department for Flowers Foods Inc.

He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., the Thomasville-Thomas County YMCA Board of Directors; The Thomasville-Thomas County Chamber of Commerce Board, Thomasville -Thomas County Library Board of Directors, the Board of Directors for United Way, the Thomas University Alumni Board of Governors, and is a past member of the Thomasville Rotary Club.  Additionally, he completed the chamber of cCommerce’s leadership program in 2005.

His hobbies are reading, playing basketball, working out, going to the movies and enjoying family. He is married to Leta Ward-Dawson, the daughter of Charlie and Willard Ward Sr. of Thomasville. They attend Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church in Thomasville.

For information contact Bro. James Herbert Jr., President of Providence Missionary Baptist Church Washington Virgil Laymen’s Ministry at 226-8242 or  Bro. Ernest Graham Jr., co-chairperson at 229-216-1508.

 The event is open to the public.


Mt. Nebo Bapist Church in Pine Park is holding a youth revival at 7 p.m., Wednesday through Feb. 28 and concluding at 11 a.m., Sunday, March 2.

The Rev. Spencer Wilson is the speaker for the week.


Mt. Olive Primitive Baptist Church is celebrating its youth anniversary at 6 p.m., Saturday and 3 p.m., Sunday.

The speaker is Henri Abrams, Open Arms Outreach Ministry will assist and dinner will be served.


Pine Hill Holiness Church, 2716 Lower Hawthorne Trail, Cairo, is holding a sing at 7 p.m., Saturday featuring the Harper Trio from Camilla.

For information, call 872-3590.


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.


The deacons and deaconesses of Sweetfield M.B. Church are holding a program at 2:30 p.m., Sunday. The Rev. Charles Moore and New Bethel M.B. Church is in charge.

Youth day

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating youth day at 11 a.m., Sunday. The speaker is the Rev. Spencer Wilson.


Saint John AME Church of Boston is holding a tent church service at 11 a.m., Sunday at 451 S. Oak St.


Cedar Hill M.B. Church is holding a black history program at 11:30 a.m., Sunday. The speaker is the Rev. Tommy Hill.


The senior choir of New Olive Grove Church is celebrating their anniversary at 3 p.m., Sunday. The guest choir is from East Grove Church in Woodville, Fla.


Evergreen Congregational UCC is celebrating 103 years with two services on Sunday. At 11 a.m., with the Rev. Martha Carter speaking and at 3 p.m., is Elder Mack Davis II.


St. Mark AME Church, 700 Lester St., is holding its annual Sister Lloyd Hall Perkins Founder’s Day breakfast at 9 a.m., Sunday. The members of the Young People Department will perform a play, The Cost of Freedom, in honor of Richard Allen, the founder of the AME church.


Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in Boston is celebrating its deacons and deaconess anniversary at 3 p.m., Sunday. Mt. Hope M.B. Church of Quitman is in charge and the Rev. Delvin Boatman is the speaker.


The Rev. Andrew E. Jones will be installed as the 23rd pastor of Rebecca