Find out about upcoming services and events being held in the Wiregrass.
The churches of the Geneva Baptist Association will host a Senior Adult Revival on Sept. 1 with services starting at 9:45 a.m. at New Hinson Baptist Church in Fadette. Dr. Jerry Bateson will be the guest preacher. The guest quartet will be the BLEST Beyond Measure, and Debbie Campbell with the Alabama Baptist Newspaper will speak.
St. Paul Church of God in Christ in Ashford will hold a Men’s and Women’s Day program on Sept. 4 at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Prophetess Lyntresa Williams of Prophetic Ecumenical Council of Churches International in Elba. St. Paul is located at 711 Oak St. Call 334-618-0398 or 334-899-4996 for more information.
Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Abbeville will hold a Men’s Day service on Sept. 4 at 3 p.m. Guest pastor will be the Rev. Harold McKissic of Patterson Street Freewill Baptist Church in Dothan. Rocky Mount is located at 457 County Road 42 W.
Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church II in Dothan will hold a Pastor Appreciation program on Sept. 4. Guest minister for the 11 a.m. service will be Johnny Watford of Peace Missionary Baptist Church. Guest minister for the 2:30 p.m. service will be Elder Pete Pierce of Northview Christian. All churches are welcome. Lunch will be served in the church’s fellowship hall from 1 to 2 p.m. Shady Grove church is located at 1547 Lucy Grade Road.
Stringer Street AME Church in Dothan will host the revival “Rekindle the Flame” on Sept. 6-8 with services at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1900 Stringer St. Guest speakers and congregations will include: the Rev. Carlton Worthen and Saint John AME Church of Eufaula on Sept. 6; the Rev. Anthony Yarbourogh and Newberry AME Church of Jakin, Georgia, on Sept. 7; and the Rev. Rodney D. Smith and Parks Chapel AME Church of Dothan on Sept. 8.
The Spiritual Enrichment Center of Dothan will present a World Peace Meditation and Prayer event on Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. as part of an international 24-hour prayer event hosted by Silent Unity, a Unity Church prayer ministry. World Day of Prayer is in its 23rd year. The Spiritual Enrichment Center is located at 942 S. Oates St. People of all faiths are invited to participate either by attending the local event or by submitting prayers online at worlddayofprayer.org.
Grimes Gospel Lighthouse, 1512 County Road 25, Grimes, will host Zeke Turner from Athens, Georgia, on Sept. 10; Sandra Hunt from Rehobeth on Sept. 17; and Bapticostal Express from Union Springs on Sept. 24. Concerts start at 7 p.m. Admission is free; offering will be taken. Call 334-983-4654 or 334-714-4658 for more information.
Klondyke Gospel Music Center, located between Newton and Ozark at 3885 Highway 123 S., will host the following groups: Zeke Turner from Athens, Georgia, Sept. 9; Michael Howard from Gastonia, North Carolina, Sept. 10; Justin Jackson from Fort Walton, Florida, Sept. 16; Bapticostal Xpress from Union Springs, Sept. 17; Stepping Out On Faith from Marianna, Florida, Sept. 23; Marla Conrad from Middletown, Ohio, Sept. 24; and Sharron Kay King from Fitzgerald, Georgia, Sept. 30. Concerts start at 7 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, contact Ron Jeffers, president and concert coordinator, at 334-797-9862.
New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 1110 Allen Road, Dothan, will host a Missionary Prayer Brunch on Sept. 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Guest presenters will be the Rev. Martha Walker of Sardis Baptist Church in Headland and Minister Angela Underwood of Greater Beulah Baptist Church in Dothan. For information, call 334-655-1246 or 334-793-7134.
The annual Evelyn B. Wormack Scholarship Prayer Breakfast will be held Sept. 10 at 9 a.m. at the North Highland Baptist Church fellowship hall in Dothan. Sponsored by the Wiregrass Federation of Women’s Clubs and Youth Affiliates, the breakfast is held in memory of Dr. Evelyn Wormack and Emma N. Walton, educators who devoted many years to providing educational assistance to youth. The speaker will be Pastor Thelma Maybin-Pullin. Scholarships will be awarded during the event. For scholarship information, call Marjorie Story at 334-435-1378 or Deborah Jenkins at 334-793-5782. Deadline is Aug. 31. The attire for the breakfast is white.
The Christian women ministry of Daleville Christian Fellowship Worship Center will host their 22nd Annual Rainbow Tea on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 3 p.m. Seven dynamic and anointed speakers will minister on the biblical meaning of the colors of the rainbow. All ladies have a cordial invitation to dress in their favorite rainbow color and join them for fellowship in the Word of God, fantastic sisterly fellowship, and food. The church is located at 1 Martin Luther King Jr. Circle. For additional information, call 334-598-6279.
New Maranda Baptist Church will host a 124th Church Anniversary celebration on Sept. 11 at 2:30 p.m. Speaker will be Dr. Charles Lewis of Dothan Community Church.
Freemount AME Church will hold a Pastor’s Appreciation service for the Rev. Lasagne Smith and first gentleman the Reverend Jerry Smith on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 2 p.m. Guest proclaimer will be the Rev. Kenneth Rhodes, pastor St. Luke AME Church in Eufaula.
St. Peter AME Church will host a Pastoral Appreciation service on Sept. 11 at 2:30 p.m. for the Rev. and Mrs. James M. Redding, pastor and first lady of St. Peter AME Church, located at 401 Hollon St. in Headland. Guest minister will be the Rev. E.C. Holt of Elam Baptist Christian Fellowship in Clayton.
United Christian Fellowship in Dothan, located at 208 E. Lafayette St., will honor their pastor and his family on Sept. 11 at 2:30 p.m. The guest minister and church will be the Rev. Joseph Cody Sr. and the Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church of Columbia. Dinner will be served from 12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. For additional information, call 334-699-6760.
Pastors from across Dothan are summoning their congregations to meet at the Dothan Civic Center on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. for a city-wide prayer meeting called The Prayers of the Righteous. It will be a time of worship and prayer for churches, communities, government and nation. Instead of meeting at individual local churches on this particular Wednesday evening, congregations are asked come to the Dothan Civic Center. For more information call 334-794-9464 and ask for “The Prayers of the Righteous”.
New Life Church, 964 N. Park Ave., Dothan, will hold a revival weekend Sept. 16-18 with Evangelist Tracy Stewart. Services will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16; 6 p.m. on Sept. 17; and 10 a.m. on Sept. 18. Call 334-792-5433 for information.
Aglow Community Lighthouse will meet Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. at Po Folks Restaurant. Guest speaker will be Cynthia Moore from Dothan. For more information, call 334-406-9683.
Bethel Baptist Church in Graceville, Florida, will host the free simulcast “Cry Out!” a nationwide prayer event from women on Sept. 23 from 6-9 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Bethel Baptist is located at 1349 Highway 173 (Poplar Springs School community). RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or be leaving a message at 850-263-6589. Prayer emphasis will be on five key areas: personal, families, churches, the nation, and the world. Each segment will feature a different leader. Find out more at www.cryout16.com. The simulcast will be hosted by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Bob Bakke. Leaders will include Josh Davis, Joni Eareckson Tada, Trillia Newbell, Mary Kassian, Janet Parshall, Dannah Gresh, Jani Ortlund, Tony Evans, Marlae Gritter, Stephen Kendrick, Blair Linne, and Kay Arthur.
New Hope Freewill Baptist Church, 3819 County Road 31, Abbeville, will host Family and Friends Day on Sept. 25 at 11:15 a.m. and featuring guest speaker Pastor Randy Sewell of Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Jacksonville, Florida. Dinner will be served.