Praise the Lord! Aug. 8, 2013

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Church plans time for family, friends

Friendship Primitive Baptist Church, 5775 Ben Bostick Road, Quincy, Elder A. Louis Ivey, pastor, is getting ready for their annual Family and Friends Day Program, which will start at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. The New Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, Havana, Pastor Griggs will be the guest church for the evening. Everyone is invited to come and celebrate and enjoy “Family and Friends.”

On the third Sunday, at 11 a.m. Aug.18, the pastor and members will host the Transportation Appreciation Day Program to honor the bus drivers, attendants and everyone at the Transportation Department that it takes to carry our most precious cargo (our children) to school each day, we extend an invitation to all to come and celebrate and most of all to show love and appreciation to these great men and women.

Service honors 

the Watsons

At 11 a.m. Aug. 18, 2013 Shiloh P.B. Church will host a Memorial Service for Mattie and Ester (Red) Watson Sr. The service will also honor their seven children who drowned Aug. 18, 1962, in Lake Talquin at Robinson’s Landing. Essie B., Delores, Ethel Lee, Leonard, Bernard, Jennifer, and Terry Watson were all students of St. John Elementary School. Any former classmates who are able to attend would be greatly appreciated by the family. 

What a century, 

what a decade

Rockyville M.B. Church will celebrate their Friends, Family, Homecoming and 110th plus Anniversary at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 18, 3180 Rockyville Road, Bristol (The Roy Community). 

120 years for 

New Bethel AME 

Join the family of God in worship as the New Bethel AME Church Family celebrates its 120th Church Anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11. The anniversary theme is: “Look Where He Brought Us From.”

The church family invites the entire community to share in the celebration of the past, present and future in giving God the glory for enabling the Bethelites to do “God’s Work God’s Way.” Generations of all past, present, and future Bethel family, friends and acquaintances are encouraged to join in worship and praise to an almighty God.

The Rev. Dr. Leander Byrd is the speaker for the anniversary celebration. Sis. Rosalyn Davis is the anniversary committee chairperson, Bro. Reginald Bryant is the co-Chairperson and the Rev. Charlie C. Worthen, pastor. 

Revival in Gretna

The Beulah Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 14533 Main St., Gretna, and under the pastorate of the Rev. Marcus Smith will celebrate a season of revival beginning Thursday, Aug. 8 to 10 starting at 7 nightly. The Rev. Jason Montgomery of Bartow will deliver God’s word, along with guest choirs from the surrounding area. All are welcome to come and worship. 


pastoral pair

Word Alive Ministries, 1410 Live Oak St., Quincy, FL, Pastor and Co-pastor, Timothy and Tracy Kelly will celebrate their inaugural Pastor’s Appreciation starting at 7 p.m.  Tuesday, August. 6 through Friday, Aug. 9. The public is invited. For information, call Apostle Jean R. Alexis at 850-559-4977 or Pastor Timothy Kelly at 850-508-0972.

Revival set for Quincy

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Inc., 1003 W. Clark St., Quincy, will host a revival nightly through Aug. 9. Services start 7 p.m. The Rev. Dale Harrison will be the evangelist for the week. The public is invited. Elder Nathaniel Trumpet Jr., pastor.

Antioch MB plans Family & Friends Day Programs

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church family, Elder Nathaniel Trumpet Jr., pastor, invites the public to attend its annual Family & Friends Day Programs, which will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, –Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, Rev. Tony Williams, pastor; Thursday, August 15, 2013, at 7 p.m., Elder Nathaniel Trumpet Jr., will deliver the message (Family Night); 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, New Direction, Dr. Gerald Thomas, pastor, will deliver the message; 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, Smith Grove Missionary Baptist Church, the Rev. Hickman, pastor; 3 p.m. Sunday Aug. 18, St. Thomas Missionary Baptist Church, the Rev. Willie Smiley, pastor. 

Shiloh PB welcomes guest speaker

Shiloh P.B. Church, “A church where everybody is somebody and God is all,” with Elder Donald B. Jefferson, pastor, . Will host a guest speaker at 3 p.m. Aug. 8, at Shiloh P.B. Church, 1091 Gibson Sawmill Road, Havana. The guest speaker will be Min. La’ Kendrick Green of St. Luke P.B. Church in Midway.