Church news 10.18.12
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2012 6:00 pm
Calvary revival set
Fall Revival Services will be held at Calvary Baptist Church at 2250 East Reelfoot Ave., Union City, beginning Sunday and continuing through Wednesday. Guest evangelist will be full-time evangelist Phil Glisson of Memphis.
He has preached in hundreds of churches across the U.S. and is well-known for his enthusiastic, expository Bible-preaching style.
Guest worship leaders will be Bud and Barbara Lee, full-time music evangelists from Blue Springs, Mo., whose soul-stirring musical expression present an unforgettable worship experience.
Sunday services will begin at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Weeknight services will be at 6:30.
“The entire community is invited to share in this series of revival services,” said the Rev. Melvin Poe, pastor.
Fall revival slated
Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will be having its Fall Revival Sunday through Wednesday.
The services for Sunday will begin at 6 p.m., with the Rev. Ivey Chism and Sandhill Missionary Bap-tist Church of Jackson in charge. The weeknight lectures will begin at 6, with the Rev. Alvin Summers of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Martin. The services will follow at 7, with the Rev. Tim Rogers of Tim Rogers & The Fellas and pastor of Prince of Peace of Blytheville, Ark., as the evangelist.
“Come have a blessed time and expect a miracle,” a spokesman said.
The Rev. A.E. McCadney is pastor.
New Beginnings at 2221 Oakshire Road will be starting a revival Friday and continuing until “God says to stop” at 6 p.m. weeknights and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sundays.
There will be many different guest speakers.
“No need is too big or small for our Heavenly Father, so come on out and join us as we worship the One worthy of all worship,” a spokesman said.
For more information, call pastor Angie Hensley Simbeck at 446-9032.
Family, pastor day set
Beech Cumberland Pres-byterian Church, located at 880 Beech Chapel Road, will observe Family Day and Pastor Appreciation Day Sunday with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship at 11.
There will be a meal served at noon.
Dr. Bobby Williams and the congregation invite the public to share in this day.
There will not be a night service.
‘Let’s Celebrate God’ set
Jacksonville Freewill Baptist Church, located at 202 College St., South Fulton, will host a “Let’s Celebrate God” service on Sunday.
The morning program will be rendered by the youth of Jacksonville and highlighted with songs of praise and skits about our own weaknesses as Christians, a spokesman said.
The afternoon program will begin at 3 and will feature the Rev. Anthony Johnson and the Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church from Oakton, Ky.
A meal will be served at 1:30 or upon arrival of guests.
The Rev. James Watford is pastor.
October Explosion slated
Faith Deliverance Church on Taylor Street in South Fulton will host October Explosion Saturday at Pontotoc Community Cen-ter in Fulton.
Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served for $4 per plate at 4 p.m., with proceeds benefiting the church.
Singing, praising, worship and ministering will begin at 5, with pastor Gertrude Cary and Bradley Hodges as speakers.
Mount Zion Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, located at 410 Greenwood St. in Union City, will celebrate its 116th anniversary Sunday.
The congregation of New Hope Free Will Baptist will be special guests, with pastor Ron Smith bringing the afternoon message at 3.
The public is invited.
Mount Zion has been in the Union City community since 1871 and is the oldest African American church located here, according to pastor Darrell Turner.
Living Truth to sing
Living Truth Quartet and Blessed Assurance will be singing at Fairview Baptist Church, located at 4756 Biffle Road in Newbern, at 1:30 p.m. Sunday for Homecoming services.
Old Fashioned Day set
Bashan Baptist Church in Rives will host Old Fashioned Day on Sunday.
The 3 p.m. speaker will be the Rev. Terry Bolden. The congregation at New Victory Church in Kenton will be special guests and lunch will be served upon their arrival.
The pastor is Elder R. Dotstry.
The Rev. Dr. Marvin Mercer Sr., pastor of South Fulton’s Mount Olive Baptist Church, has been re-elected president of the Tennessee Baptist Missionary & Educational Convention and will be installed at a banquet scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Jackson Civic Center on South Highland Ave.
The installation banquet will feature keynote speaker the Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton, founder and president of the National Action Network and host of MSNBC’s “Politics Nation.”
Mercer’s installation will be part of the convention’s 140th annual session, Mon-day through Oct. 25 at New St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church at 1670 North Royal St. in Jackson. For a complete schedule of events or to register, call the convention headquarters at (615) 254-3115 or the convention secretary at (865) 947-6279.
Community prayer set
The community is invited to gather for prayer Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. outside the Obion County Courthouse in Union City. Anyone interested is invited to join others in praying for the upcoming election, the country, and state and community political leadership.
A group of men from several local Promise Keepers groups will gather Oct. 26 at 6:30 a.m. outside the courthouse for early-morning prayer for the nation and its leadership. They have been praying there every fourth Friday morning.
Published in The Messenger 10.18.12