Praise the Lord! April 24, 2014

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 St. James AME 

hosts special prayer service

St. James AME Church will open its doors at 7 p.m. May 1 to the community for the 63rd annual observance of the National Day of Prayer. “One Voice, United in Prayer,” is the theme of this year’s event. 

To further highlight the theme, Romans 15:6 has been chosen as the Scripture for this year: “So that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.” 

Everyone is invited to join in a commitment to pray for the nation at this crucial juncture. The Rev. Lee E. Plummer is the pastor. The church is located at 514 S. 11th St., Quincy. 

Revivalist headed to Quincy

All Nations Praise and Worship Ministries, 108 N. Madison St., Quincy, Pastor Dorothy A. Frazier, will have a revival with Elder Jeremiah Mincy Jr. from St. Petersburg. The services daily start at 7 p.m., April 24 through April 26. Sunday, April 27, service will start at 11 a.m. For information call 850-875-2872 or 850-627-3162. Big anniversary for Steward Temple

Steward Temple AME Church celebrates its 101st Church Anniversary. The Rev. Louisa L. Thomas and the members of the church, which is located at 85 Woodward Road, invites the community to come and worship with them as they reflect and lift up praises during the 101st church anniversary services. At 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, Pastor Lamar Simmons and The Love and Faith Community Church of Tallahassee will render a service; and join in the culminating services on Sunday, April 27, at 11 a.m., and hear guest speaker, Bishop-Elect John Neal of Climax, Ga., and at 4 p.m. and hear guest speaker, the Rev. S. Gerrad Lindsey and the Mt. Zion AME Church, Havana. Dinner will be served immediately following the 11 a.m. service. 

A church service to remember

Greater Tanner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1911 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Quincy, with the Rev. Sterling Barkley Sr., pastor, will have a Memorial Program on May 25. The Memorial Program is dedicated to the memory of beloved members, who are no longer alive. Families are invited to attend the service and to purchase a Memory Brick/Tile for $75. Information on brick/tile: Name, Date of Birth and Deceased Date. Deadline is 3 p.m. April 30.

Oak Grove plans special program

Oak Grove AME Church Usher Anniversary Program will start at 4 p.m. April 27. Guest church Fountain Head AME, the Rev. Charles Flowers, Pastor and guest vocalist, the Walker Brothers of Salem AME, Greensboro. Everyone is invited. The Rev. Debra Love, Pastor and Bro. Jerome Lettinhand, Usher Board President. 

Celebrate 190 years of Old Mt. Pleasant UMC

Please join Old Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church as the church family celebrates 190 years of serving this area with the theme: “190 Years and The Journey Continues.” Festivities kick off Saturday, Sept. 13, with Looking Up and the Gann Brothers performing starting at 6:30 p.m. Homecoming starts at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, with Sunday School at 10 followed by Worship Service at 11 a.m. with covered dish dinner following in the Fellowship Hall. Contact Evelyn Maxwell 663-5857 or Ellen Clark 856-5540 (or any other member of Old Mt. Pleasant) for more information.

Event offers something for everyone

The St Thomas MB Church located at 198 Edwards Road, Fowlstown, Ga., invites the public to help celebrate the church’s annual Men & Women Day at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27. The Rev. Mathew Bryant and St. John AME Church of Quincy will be in charge of the services. Dinner will be served. 

Honoring a special lady

New Hope MB Church will sponsor an appreciation program for Sis. Katrine McSwain at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, and the public is cordially invited.

Appreciating a pillar of First Restored

The Hope for Women Organization will sponsor an appreciation program for Sis. Peggy Washington at The First Restored Church of Jesus Inc. at 867 Joe Adams Road, Quincy, at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Special guest is Al Jones and Highway 12 Choir. Hattie Harper, Pastor, Min. Marcus Reed, Assisting Pastor and Mother Annie Graham Sponsor.