2012-08-02 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The Shepeard Community Blood Center will conduct a blood drive on Thursday, August 16, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Wills Memorial Hospital, and from 2-7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church.

Wills Memorial Hospital will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception with tours to celebrate the completion of its new facilities on Saturday, September 8, at 3 p.m.

All descendants and connected families of Daniel Lumpkin Walker and Elizabeth Stevenson Walker are invited to the annual Walker Reunion on Sunday, August 19, at Fishing Creek Baptist Church. A covered dish lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Please bring your favorite dishes, old family photographs, and documents to share. Tom Poland, author and writer, will be presenting the program.

New Springhill Baptist Church in Philomath will host a homecoming service on Sunday, August 5, at 11 a.m. Revival services will be held Monday-Friday, August 6-10, at 7:30 p.mRev. Dr. R.A. Hunter will deliver the homecoming message.

Sardis Baptist Church will have revival services beginning Sunday, August 12, during the morning service at 11 a.m. Services will continue that evening at 6 o’clock and on Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m. The guest speaker for the services will be Rev. Dan Rosser.

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) will meet at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 9, at the old Lincoln County High School in Lincolnton. All retired educators are invited to attend.

White Rock Baptist Church in Rayle will have its annual homecoming on Sunday, August 12, at 11:30 a.m. Revival services will be held Monday-Friday, August 13-17, at 7:30 p.m. The guest minister for the week will be Rev. Coy Henderson of Columbia County. The public is invited.

Transforming Life Ministries will sponsor a pre-Labor Day musical concert on Friday, August 31, at 7:30 p.m. at the Third Shiloh Center. Featured singers will include Evangelist Rosie Crawford and the Laborers and and Harvest Ensemble of Covington, Brother Marquis Jones, and other guest soloists, ministers, and dance teams. The public is invited to attend.

Cherry Grove Baptist Church will have homecoming services on Sunday, August 5, at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served following the program.

Bethlehem Baptist Church will celebrate its homecoming on Sunday, August 19, at 11:30 a.m. Rev. R.C. Lockhart will deliver the message. Dinner will be served.

Katie Hardy and Kris Fisher will lead a Covenant Bible Study at Ebenezer Baptist Church for nine weeks beginning Sunday, August 5, at 6-8 p.m. To participate, call 706-990-9551 or 706-401-1291.

Macedonia Baptist Church will have its annual homecoming program on Sunday, August 12, at noon. Rev. Dewayne Cowins will be the speaker. The public is invited.

Black Rock A.M.E. Church will hold its annual homecoming service on Sunday, August 12, at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Ella Mae Samuels delivering the message.

Black Rock A.M.E. Church will hold revival services Wednesday through Friday, August 15-17 at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Guest speakers will include Rev. Willie Crew, Wednesday; Rev. Lonnie Walls, Thursday; and Dr. Reginald Hunter, Friday. The public is invited.

Heard’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold its homecoming service on Sunday, August 5, at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Paul Hull will deliver the message. Revival services will be held nightly Monday-Friday, August 6-10, at 7 p.m. with Bishop Calvin Turner, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Stephens, as guest speaker.

Xi Delta Tau chapter, Beta Sigmi Phi, will sponsor “Pedaling for Paws,” a skating party to benefit the Washington-Wilkes Animal Shelter Friday, August 10, from 6-8 p.m. on The Square. The event is for K-5 through fifth grade-age children. Donations of supplies for the Shelter will be accepted as well as monetary gifts. Sno-cones, popcorn, and water will also be sold to benefit the Shelter. For moreinformation contact Lori Roth at 706-401-9537 or 706-678-4948.

New Life Baptist Church will have a youth revival on Thursday-Saturday, August 9-11, at 7 p.m. each evening. Dr. Robbie Burton of Abbeville, South Carolina, will be the guest speaker. The event is geared for youth but the community
is invited to attend. County Line Baptist Church will have a homecoming service
on Sunday, August 5, at 11 a.m. Revival services will be held Monday-Wednesday, August 6-8 at 7 p.m. each evening. Rev. Wayne Usry will be the speaker. The public is invited.New Ford Baptist Church will hold homecoming services on Sunday, August 26, beginning at 11:15 a.m. Dinner will be served
following the service. The Class of 1974 will have a to contribute $25 by Wednesday, August 1. For further information, contact Brenda Smith at 706-401-3355 or Nedra Burns Snow at 706-678-1284.

2001 Graduates of Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School are asked to send an email to  WashingtonWilkes2001@yahoo.com in order to receive important reunion information. Those sending emails are asked to simply
include their names.

Cherry Grove Baptist Church will hold revival services on Monday-
Wednesday, August 6-8, at 7:30 p.m. each night. Rev. LaRay Tillman will be the guest speaker.

The class of 1974 will have its last meeting on Saturday, August 11, at 5 p.m. at the home of Brenda Smith.

Registration deadline for Washington-Wilkes Parks and Recreation
fall football and soccer is Friday, August 10.

Springfield Baptist Church will celebrate pastor Norman Williams and first lady Lynette Williams’17th anniversary on Sunday, August 26, at 4 p.m. Rev. Jerry Black of Beulah Baptist Church of Atlanta will be the guest speaker.

The 20th annual MIA Day will be celebrated on Saturday, August 11, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Third Shiloh Building, located at 219 McLendon Drive. Each church is asked to register with $25. The funds will aid President Margaret Whaley’s attendance at the State Convention in Macon this November. Checks may be made payable to G.M.B.C.

Registration deadline for Washington- Wilkes Parks and Recreation fall football and soccer is Friday, August 10.

Pompey Chapel will hold its homecoming service on Sunday, August 26, at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Lance A. Pitts as the guest speaker. Gibson Grove Choir will present special music. Dinner will be served.

Pompey Chapel will have revival services on Monday-Wednesday, August 27-29, at 7:30 p.m. each night. Special guests will include Rev. Alan Rivers and St. Luke Baptist Church, Monday; Rev. Michael Gresham and Reeves Chapel Baptist Church, Tuesday; and Rev. Samuel Duggan and Greater Level Hill Baptist Church, Wednesday. The public is invited to attend.

New Salem Baptist Church will have its homecoming service on Sunday, August 5, at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Reynolds will deliver the message.

New Salem Baptist Church will hold revival services on Tuesday- Thursday, August 7-9, at 7:30 p.m. each night with Pastor Roy Thomas as the guest speaker.

Sue Becker will present “Only Real Bread is the Staff of Life” on Saturday, August 4, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church. Breakfast refreshments will be served from 8:30-9 a.m. No childcare will be provided. The event is free to the public but reservations must be made by calling Pam LeBlanc at 706-293-1005.

Gibson Grove Baptist Church will have family and friends day/ homecoming on Sunday, August 5, at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served. The public is invited to attend.

Booker’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold its annual homecoming service on Sunday, August 5, at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Dante Smith will deliver the message. Dinner will be served immediately following the service.

Trinity Baptist Church will celebrate its annual homecoming on Sunday, August 5, at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served.

Trinity Baptist Church will hold revival services on Monday- Thursday, August 6-9, at 7:30 p.m. each evening with Pastor Gresham of Reeves Chapel Baptist Church as the guest speaker.

Flint Hill Baptist Church will have its homecoming service on Sunday, August 5, at 11:45 a.m. Dinner will be served.

Revival services at Bethlehem Baptist Church will begin Monday night, August 20, and continue through Wednesday, August 22, at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Speakers will include Rev. Garnett Shorter on Monday, Rev. Charles Belton on Tuesday, and Rev. Lance Pitts on Wednesday.

The Wills Memorial Hospital Tea and Learn on Wednesday, August 8, at 2:30 p.m. will feature Dr. Julian Nussbaum, professor and chairman of Georgia Health Sciences University Department of Ophthalmology, who will speak on the topic, “Macular Degeneration.” The event is free and everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call 706-678-9272.

An account has been opened at Farmers State Bank for Karleigh Montgomery, who suffers from infantile spasms (seizures). Donations may be made through Lincolnton First Assembly Church, 350 May Avenue, Lincolnton, Georgia 30817, for tax purposes.

Twin Oak Baptist Church will hold its homecoming service at 11:45 a.m. on Sunday, August 26. The public is invited.

Registration deadline for Washington Wilkes Parks and Recreation fall football and soccer is Friday, August 10.

Springfield Baptist Church will celebrate pastor Norman Williams and first lady Lynette Williams’ 17th anniversary on Sunday, August 26, at 4 p.m. Rev. Jerry Black of Beulah Baptist Church of Atlanta will be the guest speaker.

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