2017-09-14 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The Downtown Development Authority of the City of Washington will meet at 8:30 a.m. in the City Hall Annex on Thursday, September 21.

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The Rayle City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, October 10, at 6 p.m.

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Sardis Baptist Church will hold revival services September 17-19 with Rev. Jeremy Bunnell, pastor of Hephzibah Baptist Church of Lincoln County. The guest pianist will be Patricia Burton and soloists will include April Shelton on Sunday morning, Tom Wells on Sunday evening, and Andy Perryman on Monday. Service times are 11 a.m. Sunday morning and 7 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday evenings. During the Sunday morning service, Children’s Church will be held in the annex following the children’s sermon in the sanctuary. Parents are asked to take their children directly to the annex for the three evening services.

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The WORD Bible Study class invites the public to Bible study each Monday at 7 p.m. For more information contact Clara Sutton at 706-678-7636.

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The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) will meet Thursday, September 14, at 11 a.m. at the Mary Willis Library. All retired educators and friends of education are invited to support LWREA.

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Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will hold the 2017 Gospel Fest on Sunday, September 17, at 3 p.m. For more information contact Mary Bonds at 706-274-3414 or 706-612-8543.

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The Wills Memorial Hospital Auxiliary membership meeting will be Tuesday, September 26, at 4 p.m. at the home of Ashley Barnett. Members, prospective members, and interested persons are invited to attend.

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Twin Oak Baptist Church will hold three nights of revival Monday-Wednesday, September 18-20, at 7 p.m. each night with speaker Rev. Charles E. Lacy.

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Jackson Chapel AME Church will celebrate its 150th church anniversary on Sunday, September 24 at 2:30 p.m.

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New Springhill Baptist Church of Philomath will hold its pastor appreciation service for Rev. Dr. Reginald A Hunter on Sunday, October 1, at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor James Washington of New Grove Baptist Church. Dinner will be held at 1:30 p.m.

The Roy L. Burns Senior Center will hold a yard sale October 4-6. Proceeds will benefit activities at the center. Anyone wishing to donate items to the yard sale may drop them off at 108 Marshall Street. Call 706-678-2518 for any additional information.

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The Wilkes County Board of Education will meet at the board office on N. Alexander Avenue on Monday, September 18, at 2 p.m.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at City Hall in Tignall on Wednesday, October 11, at 7 p.m.

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The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, at the ­Wilkes County courthouse. A work session in the chairman’s office will be held immediately prior beginning at 5 p.m.

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A One-Night Youth Revival will be held October 7 at 6 p.m., on The Square in downtown Washington with Rev. Izayah Singleton.

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The Clifford Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will hold a Women of Worship women’s conference on Saturday, September 16, at 10 a.m. The public is invited.

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The Washington Affiliate of OLLI@UGA will hold its membership registration tea on Friday, September 15, at 3 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Mediator Parish Hall. All interested persons are invited to attend. For more information contact Joe Harris at 706-678-2818 or jharriswafia@ nu-z.net.

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“Frank’s Nightmare: The Story of a B-17 and Its Sole Survivor,” the first course of the year for OLLI@UGA, will be presented Monday, September 18, at 2 p.m., at the Parish Hall of the Episcopal Church of the Mediator. Bill Cosgrove of Athens, retired from the EPA, who has toured WWII battlefields in Europe many times, will offer the course. For more information contact Joe Harris at 706-678-2818 or jharriswafia@ nu-z.net.

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The 126th Annual Session of the Third Shiloh Missionary Baptist Association will be hosted by the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and Pastor Charles Belton. The Session will convene at the Third Shiloh’s Rev. G. L. Avery Center, 219 McLendon Drive in Washington Wednesday and Thursday, September, 27-28, 2017, at 8:15 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

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The BreasTest and More Program at the Wilkes County Health Department has help to assist in paying for mammograms for the uninsured when funding is available. Clients must be 40-64 years of age, have no health insurance, and meet certain financial requirements. Call the Wilkes County Health Department at 706-678-2622 for more information and to schedule an appointment.

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Transforming Life Ministries will observe its 24th anniversary with a Street Ministry Celebration on Saturday, September 30, at noon on “Jimmy Martin’s Hill” at the corner of Whitehall Street and Hospital Drive across from the Red Roof. The theme will be “God Loves You!” and there will be preaching, praying, and praising, in an effort to be a “Jesus Witness.” Lunch will be served. Helpers are needed to assist in this ministry; contact Amethyst D. Wynn at 706-678-5492.

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