2017-10-19 / Don't Forget

Don't forget

The Lyonsvillle Baptist Church will celebrate its 142nd church anniversary on Sunday, October 22, at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Lance Pitts. The public is invited.

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The 2017 annual Wilkes County Legislative Breakfast will be held Thursday, November 30, at 8 a.m. at the Third Shiloh Rev. G. L. Avery Center.

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New Saints C.M.E. Church will celebrate its annual usher board program on Sunday, November 12, at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Jimmy Curry of Flat Rock C.M.E. Church of Hartwell and J.C. and Hartwell Airs, better known as The House of Prayer. The public is invited. Light refreshments will be served.

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Booker ’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold the 28th pastoral anniversary of Rev. Dante Smith on Sunday, November 5, at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. James McIver of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Rayle. The public is invited.

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The next New Saints Safety Net Advisory Program (SNAP) meeting is scheduled for Saturday, October 28, at 11 a.m. at Pizza Hut in Washington.

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The United Methodist Men of First United Methodist Church will hold a barbecue chicken din- ner on Saturday, November 11, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. At $8 per plate proceeds will go to church projects. Eat in or carry out.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will celebrate its choir anniversary on Sunday, November 5, at 11:45 a.m. with guest choir from Faith Christian Center. Dinner will be served.

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Pauline Chapel F.B.H. Church will celebrate the 17th pastoral anniversary for Pastor Kimberly Leverette and Tracy Leverette on Saturday, November 4, at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Tonita Cody. Dinner will be served.

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Trinity Baptist Church will celebrate its Men’s and Women’s Day program on Sunday, November 5, at 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

The new hours for the Stephen’s House Food Pantry are from 9 a.m.-noon on the third Saturday of each month.

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Iris Garden Club will meet November 14 at 10 a.m. at the Robert Toombs House.

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Rayle will hold its Mothers Ministry program on Sunday, November 12, at 2:30 p.m. with speaker Rev. Kathy Butler and Cherry Grove Baptist Church as special guests. The public is invited. Dinner will be served after the program.

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On Sunday, October 22, at 11:15 a. m., New Ford Baptist Church, under the leadership of Rev. James White, will conduct its annual Men’s and Women’s Day. The community is invited.

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On Sunday, November 12, at 11:15 a. m., New Ford Baptist Church will celebrate the 17th anniversary of the pastorate of Rev. James White. Guest preacher for the occasion will be Rev. M.W. Gresham and the choir and members of Reeves Chapel Baptist Church. The community is invited to attend. Dinner will be served in the church fellowship hall immediately after the service.

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The Spirited Speakers Toastmaster Club of Wilkes and Lincoln Counties will meet October 19, November 2, 16, 30, December 7, and 21. If you are at least 18 years of age and desire to improve your communication and leadership skills, you are invited to attend. Meetings are held on each first, third, and fifth Thursday at the Lincoln County Library, 181 N. Peachtree Street, in Lincolnton.

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New Life Baptist Church will hold its fourth annual Fall Ball on Saturday, October 28, from 4-6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited and everything is free. Costumes are welcomed or come as you are. The event will be held on the grounds at 808 East Robert Toombs Aven ue. For more information, call 706-726-1517.

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Purpose of Life Ministries will hold afternoon services at The Pope Center on Sunday, October 29, at 3 p.m. with speaker Rev. Brenda Nunnally.

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The Christian Service Organization will sponsor a Country Cooking Supper at Fishing Creek Baptist Church on Saturday, October 21, 6-8 p.m.

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The Wilkes County Branch of the NAACP will hold its annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, November 4, at 6 p.m., at the G.L. Avery’s Third Shiloh Building with speaker Pastor Herman Laguins of Hill Chapel Baptist Church of Greensboro. For more information please contact: Rachel Jackson at 706-678-7182 or Rev. Lance Pitts at 706-401-1739.

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An 8th District Youth Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 28, 4-6 p.m. at the Third Shiloh G.L. Avery Center.

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The New Springhill Baptist Church of Philomath will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day on the first Sunday, November 5, with Pastor Kevin Daniels of Bethel Baptist Church in Watkinsville as the guest messenger. The service will begin at 2:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 1:30 p.m.

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Tree of Life Worship Center will have a revival conference on “Church on Fire,” October 19-21 at 7 p.m. with speaker Dr. Bobby McAllister. The public is invited.

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Beginning on the first Sunday, November 5, Sunday School at New Springhill Baptist Church will begin at 8:45 a.m. The worship service will start at 10 a.m.

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Tree of life Worship Center will celebrate its church anniversary on Sunday, October 22, at 11 a.m. with speaker Dr. Bobby McAllister. The public is invited.

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Sis. Shurlonda Evans-McCain will give her initial sermon on December 10, at 2:30 p.m. at New Springhill Baptist Church.

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The Wilkes County Board of Education will meet at the board office on N. Alexander Avenue on Monday, November 13, at 2 p.m.

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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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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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Send notifications of community events for this column and for the W-W Chamber of Commerce calendar of events to online@wilkespublishing.com and washingtonwilkesevents@gmail.com or drop them off at The News-­Reporter office, 116 W. Robert Toombs Avenue in Washington.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at City Hall in Tignall on Wednesday, November 8, at 7 p.m.

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The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 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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The Washington Rotary Club annual Pancake Supper will be held on Friday, October 20, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Washington Wilkes Elementary School cafeteria.

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Cherry Grove Baptist Church will hold its third annual Women’s Day Conference on Saturday, October 21, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. with motivational speaker Cynthia Patione of Winterville. Refreshments will be served.

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The Wilkes County Sunday School Union will convene October 27-29, at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. H.M. Easley serving as host pastor and Larry Smith as host superintendent. The public is invited.

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Gibson Grove Baptist Church will hold two nights of revival November 1-2 at 7 p.m. with guest Pastor Frances Harper of Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Crawfordville.

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Booker’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold its annual Family and Friends Day on Sunday, October 22, at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Lemuel Billingsley of the Good Hope Baptist Church of Athens, Georgia.

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The “I’d Rather Be In Tignall” Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, November 11, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

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The Downtown Development Authority of the City of Washington will have a planning session from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. October 19 at the Pope Center.

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The Rayle City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, November 14, at 6 p.m.

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The Washington City Council will meet on Monday, November 13, at The Pope Center beginning at 6 p.m. A work session will precede the meeting at 5:30 p.m.

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There will be a Community Forum on Tuesday, October 17, beginning at 7 p.m. at The Third Shiloh Association building. The forum will consist of all the candidates running for city council in the upcoming November election. Visitors will be able to meet the candidates and get questions answered before you vote.

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Springfield Baptist Church’s annual Men’s Day program is scheduled for October 22 at 11:30 a.m. with guests Rev. Dr. Reginald Hunter and New Springhill Baptist Church.

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