2017-12-14 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The last New Saints Baptist Church “Safety Net Advisory Program” (SNAP) meeting for 2017 is scheduled for Saturday, December 16, at 11 a.m., at Pizza Hut in Washington.

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Purpose of Life Ministries will hold a Watch Night service on Sunday, December 31, at 7 p.m., at The Pope Center.

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The Wilkes Transit and Roy L. Burns Senior Center will be closed December 25-January 1 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

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The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 14, at the ¬≠Wilkes County courthouse. A work session in the chairman’s office will be held immediately prior beginning at 1 p.m.

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The Washington Presbyterian Church will hold a service of “Lessons and Carols” at 5 p.m. December 24, 2017. The public is invited.

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Smyrna United Methodist Church on Hwy 378 in Washington is having its annual “Christwill massing ’n’ Sup” on Sunday, December 17, at 5 p.m. There will be a carol singalong, a song/reading/ memory, and then a covered dish meal following the service. Rev. Richard Broom invites all to sing and eat and celebrate this Christmas season.

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Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will celebrate its annual Deacons Program at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, 2018. Minister Kenneth Nye will deliver the message. The public is invited.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will hold its annual Usher Board Program on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 11:45 a.m.

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New Saints C.M.E. Church (located at 515 Baltimore Road) have its annual Watch Night Service on December 31, 2017, at 10 p.m. with Rev. Dr. Charles Belton speaking and the Male Choir singing. A light breakfast will be served.

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New Life Baptist will host a New Year’s Eve Celebration on Sunday, December 31, from 9 p.m. until midnight. The evening will contain singing, preaching, and personal testimonies. At 11 p.m. in the fellowship hall there will be a time fun, fellowship, music, and food. The evening will conclude with a time of prayer to kick off 2018. The public is invited.

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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will present its annual Christmas program on Sunday, December 17, at 6 p.m. The public is invited.

Booker’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold New Year’s Eve services on Sunday, December 31, at 9 a.m. Breakfast will be served.

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The Wilkes County Branch of the NAACP will hold its annual Emancipation Program on Monday, January 1, at noon, at the Third Shiloh Rev. G.L. Avery Center with guest speaker Pastor Frederick Favors of Springfield Baptist Church of Thomson.

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Mulberry Baptist Church will celebrate Rev. Robert L. Crawford’s 24th anniversary on Sunday, December 17. Sunday School will begin at 10:30 a.m. and worship service is at 11:45 a.m. The public is invited.

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Black Rock AME Church in Tignall will hold its Watch Night Services begining at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, December 31. Breakfast will be served immediately following.

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New Springhill Baptist Church of Philomath will honor Deacon Ervin Dee Smith and Deacon John P. Hull for 50+ years of service at 10 a.m. on December 17, 2017.

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The Spirited Speakers Toastmaster Club of Wilkes and Lincoln Counties will meet December 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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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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The Rayle City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, January 9, at 6 p.m.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at City Hall in Tignall on Wednesday, January 10, at 7 p.m.

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The Washington Downtown Development Authority will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, January 18, in the City Hall Annex.

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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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Gibson Grove Baptist Church will have a Watch Night service on Sunday, December 31 at 10 p.m. Breakfast will be served.

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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.

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

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Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will present “Christmas Celebration” at 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 16 including the Zion Pilgrim Dancers and Zion Pilgrim MIMES of Columbia, S.C.; The Three Wise Men; The Messenger; and the Pleasant Grove Youth Department. Pleasant Grove’s senior citizens will be honored.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will begin its third Sunday services on January 21, 2018, at 11:45 a.m.

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The Washington City Council will meet on Monday, January 8, at The Pope Center beginning at 3:30 p.m. A work session will precede the meeting at 3 p.m.

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