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Praise the Lord! Thursday, May 9, 2013

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Church to host
antiviolence event
Greenshade AME Church, 8152 Salem Road, Quincy, will host “Youth Stop the Violence!” as a community outreach event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18. Highlights will include Smokey the Bear, free health and business information, free food, free clothes giveaway, musical performances, a fashion show, fun activities and more. Donations are accepted. For information, call Catina York, 850-212-9015.
Holy Community plans revival
On May 8 to 10, Holy Community Church will host a Pre-Mother’s Day Revival featuring various speakers. Holy Community Church will have Friday Night Live Services Friday, May 17, with guest speaker Dr. Ya’Quanda Payne-McCall. Family and Friends Day will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, May, 19, with guest speaker Pastor Patricia Hewitt. At 5 p.m. Sunday, May 26, Holy Community will host its annual Men Day Service featuring guest speaker Pastor Kenneth
 Johnson.
Third anniversary for Friendship pastor
Friendship P.B. Church at 5775 Ben Bostick Road, Elder A. Louis Ivey, pastor, will be celebrating their pastor’s third anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19. Everyone is invited to come out and celebrate with us as we express our love to our pastor, as well as lift up the mighty name of Jesus. Leading up to this program will be evening programs starting Monday, May 13, through Wednesday, May 15, and Friday, May 17. These programs start at 7 p.m.
Moms
honored in Quincy
First Restored Church of Jesus Christ Inc., 867 Joe Adams Road, Quincy, will host a Happy Mother’s Day tribute program including fun with games and refreshments and praising “Mother.” The event starts at 4:30 p.m. May 11. Minister Hattie Harper, pastor and Minister Marcus Reed, co-pastor. Everyone is invited. Sponsored by: First Restored and The Hope For Women Organization.
Youth facility
opens Saturday
Bishop Titus B. Deas Jr. and the Deliverance Temple Ministries (DTM) Church Family proudly announce the Grand Opening of their Youth Facility: Youth Empowerment Zone (YEZ) at noon Saturday, May 11. The public is opening for the grand opening celebration. Highlights include prizes, give-a-ways, face painting and refreshments. Due to limited parking space, there will be shuttle service provided at 11:30 a.m. from DTM to YEZ. Deliverance Temple Ministries is at 5715 Hardaway Highway, Chattahoochee. Call 840-856.8448 or visit www.deliverance4u@tds.net/.
New Life honors mothers
New Life Church of Christ Written In Heaven, Pastor Sarah Battles and congregation invite you to their Mother’s Day program. It will be at noon Sunday, May 12. The location is Woodberry Road off of 90 West. The public is invited.
Have breakfast in Gretna
Catherine D. Jackson Scholarship Fund Breakfast will be from 8 to 10 a.m. May 11 at Springfield AMEC Fellowship Hall in Gretna. The purpose is to raise funds for the CDJ Scholarship, which is given to deserving Gadsden County High School graduates each year to assist them in their continuing education. All funds generated goes into the scholarship fund. Cost is $5 per plate. For information, call the Rev. Charlie (Jackie) Dilworth at 850-339-3610 or Sis. Mary Wright at 850-856-5241.
Psalmstress to speak for Mother’s Day program
Rev. Shirlean Thomas and the St. Paul A.M.E. Church Family of Midway will host a Mother’s Day worship service featuring former Gadsden County resident, Elder LaTonya “L Michell” Smith, who is the daughter of Ms. Lillie Mae Simmons (Collins). She is an Ordained Elder, Psalmstress, Youth Minister, Minister of Music, Teacher/Speaker, and Songwriter. Currently, she is a member and Ordained Elder of Fire and Hammer International Training Center in Tallahassee, provides music for New Beginning on the Horizon Ministry in Hiram, Ga., and a featured Christian artist on WATC 57’s Atlanta Live. Come one and all and enjoy this dynamic speaker at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 12 at 825 Bill McGill Memorial Highway in Midway.
Church celebrates big anniversary
The Rev. Shirlean Thomas and the St. Paul A.M.E. Church Family will celebrate their 134th church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19. The Rev. Charlie C. Worthen and the New Bethel A.M.E. Church Family of Quincy will be in charge of the service. The public is invited. The church is at 825 Bill McGill Memorial Highway in Midway.
Second Elizabeth celebrating mothers
Please join the Second Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church family in its annual Mother’s Day service at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 12. The message will be delivered via the messenger the Rev. Sterling George. Moderator John L. Gardner Sr., Pastor.
Gospel program planned in Sawdust
St. Luke M.B. Church (Sawdust Community), 263 Ridgewood Road, where the Rev. Charles Ash Sr. is pastor, will host a Gospel Extravaganza at 6 p.m. June 8. Choir groups, soloist, mime dancers, praise team dancers, instrumentalist, etc., are encouraged to participate. For information, call Sister Christy Cobbs, 850-728-4016.
Family and Friends day planned in Quincy
Grace Christian Fellowship, Pastor Clifford Brinson and congregation cordially invite you to come out and fellowship at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 12, for Family and Friends Day at the Parkway Center, Pat Thomas Parkway, Quincy.