2018-05-31 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

A “Give Back to the Community Yard Sale” where everything is free will be held from 8 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at the Third Shiloh Rev. G. L. Avery Center. The public is invited.

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Cherry Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 143rd anniversary at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, June 3, with Rev. Michael Gresham of Reeves Chapel as the guest speaker. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

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The postponed cookout and fun day for Flint Hill Baptist Church has been rescheduled for Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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Young’s Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its 134th anniversary on Sunday, June 17, at noon. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

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Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church will celebrate the fifth pastoral anniversary of Rev. Larry Hill on Sunday, June 3, at 11:30 a.m. with speaker Dr. Kisha Green of Atlanta. The public is invited.

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Twin Oak Baptist Church will celebrate its 132nd anniversary on Sunday, June 24, at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served following the service.

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Brinkley Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10 with Rev. Lance Pitts and the Gibson Grove Baptist Church family in charge of the service.

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Clifford Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will celebrate its 88th anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10. Pastor Nikoma Burch of Good Hope Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.

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Clifford Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will celebrate its ushers anniversary on June 24.

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Clifford Grove Baptist Church of Rayle will host Vacation Bible School July 10-12 at 7 p.m. nightly.

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New Ford Baptist Church at 402 Bradley Road will conduct its annual revival services at 7 p.m. July 16-18. Rev. Hawkins, pastor of New Salem Baptist Church will be the speaker.

The Springfield Baptist Church will celebrate its 150th Church Anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 8.

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New Springhill Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Juneteenth celebration from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 16. Marion Fedrick, interim president of Albany State University will be the speaker. Songs and music will be provided by JC and the Hartwellaires of Hartwell. The festival will include food, desserts, and drinks. There will be several events for kids.

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Rehoboth Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Christian Life Center. The public is invited.

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The Southern Gospel group The Whisnants will be singing live at New Life Baptist Church on Saturday, June 30 from 6-8 p.m. This is a free event but there will be a love offering taken up for the group. New Life Ministries is located at 808 East Robert Toombs Avenue. For more information, call 706- 726-1517.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will hold its Men’s and Women’s Day program on Sunday, June 3, at 11:45 a.m.

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Pleasant Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Usher’s Ministry program on Sunday, June 3, at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Michael Gresham and Reeves Chapel Baptist Church as special guests. The public is invited.

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New Saints C.M.E. Church will hold Vacation Bible School through June 1 with a “Game On” study series for children, youth, and adults. VBS classes will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. daily. The public is invited.

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The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 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 Rayle City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, June 12, at 6 p.m.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at City Hall in Tignall on Wednesday, June 13, at 7 p.m.

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

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The Roy L. Burns Senior Center will hold a yard sale June 6-8, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Donations may be brought by the center at 108 Marshall Street. For more information, call 706-678-2518.

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Tree of Life Worship Center holds Bible study every Tuesday at 7 p.m. with Minister Nickolas Stephens teaching the class.

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

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Heard’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold its 140th church anniversary on Sunday, June 3, at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Demetrius Porter and Cade’s Chapel Baptist Church of Elberton. Dinner will be served.

Springfield Baptist Church will hold its Vacation Bible School June 4-8, at 6 p.m. with the theme of “24/7 365: Jesus Makes a Way Every Day!” Anyone interested in helping may contact Fredericka Jackson at 706-678-2005. The public is invited.

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There will be a community sidewalk yard sale in Tignall on the first Saturday in June. First come, first serve. Those who plan to be an addition to this yard sale should call Randy Luke at 706-401-5184 or Melinda Luke at 706-614-9177 so they can tell you where you can set up your selling spot.

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

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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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Trinity Baptist Church will celebrate its deacon board anniversary on Sunday, June 3, at 11:30 a.m. The public is invited.

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New Ford Baptist Church, 402 Bradley Road will conduct a Super Saturday Vacation Bible School on June 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for young people between the ages of four and 15. Contact Dyann Jackson or Virginia Sims at 706-401-1218 to register your child. All in the community are invited to participate.

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Heard’s Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its 140th anniversary on Sunday, June 3, at 2:30 p.m. with speaker Rev. Demetrius Porter of Cades Chapel Baptist Church in Elberton. Dinner will be served.

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New Ford Baptist Church, 402 Bradley Road, will hold its annual Mothers Ministry program at 11:15 a.m. on, Sunday, June 10. The speaker for the occasion is Georgia Norman, president of the Ladies Auxiliary of Third Shiloh Missionary Center.

Vacation Bible School at Tignall Baptist Church will be held June 24-28. Meals for those attending will be served at 6 p.m. The program will start at 6:30 p.m.

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The Washington City Council will meet on Monday, June 11, 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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The Rayle City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, June 12, at 6 p.m.

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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 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 Southern Gospel group The Whisnants will be singing live at New Life Baptist Church on Saturday, June 30 from 6-8 p.m. This is a free event but there will be a love offering taken up for the group. New Life Ministries is located at 808 East Robert Toombs Avenue. For more information, call 706- 726-1517.

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