2018-09-13 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

Canvassing and phone bank training for the Democratic Party will be held every Monday at the Marks Tabernacle Baptist Church Annex, 224 Lexington Road in Washington. The training will be provided throughout the day at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 6 p.m. A field agent will be on hand every Monday until 8 p.m. All volunteers for the Democratic Party are needed and welcome.

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New Springhill Baptist Church of Philomath will hold its pastor appreciation on Sunday, October 7, at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Gregory Sutton of Jackson Memorial Baptist Church of Atlanta. Dinner will be served.

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The 38th annual Mule Day – Southern Heritage Festival will be held at Callaway Plantation five miles west of Washington from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, October 13. Admission is $10 per car.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will celebrate its 22nd pastor appreciation on Sunday, October 7, at 11:45 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Joe Glaze of Pole Branch Baptist Church. Dinner will be served.

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Mulberry Missionary Baptist Church will hold a program on Sunday, October 14, at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Sis. Sheila Cofer. The public is invited.

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The Episcopal Church of the Mediator will celebrate its 150th anniversary October 20-21. Contact C. Carol Cartledge for more information at 706-401-6079.

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Mallorysville Baptist Church will hold its homecoming service on Sunday, September 23, with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Rev. Steve Cartin of Augusta. Revival services are scheduled for September 24-26 at 7 p.m. nightly with: Rev. Mike Wynne, Monday; Rev. Clayton Sanders, Tuesday; and Rev. Barry McAvoy, Wednesday.

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The Washington City Council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, October 8, at The Pope Center beginning at 3:30 p.m. A work session will precede the meeting at 3 p.m.

Tignall Baptist Church will celebrate its homecoming at 11 a.m. Sunday, September 23, 2018.

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Twin Oak Baptist Church and Pastor Paul Hull will host the 127th annual session of the Third Shiloh Missionary Baptist Association, October 3-4 at 8:15 a.m., at the Third Shiloh Rev. G.L. Avery Center (219 McLendon Drive). The public is invited.

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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 Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 13, 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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Transforming Life Ministries will celebrate its 25th anniversary and the birthday and pastoral celebration of Evangelist and Pastor Amethyst Daffodil Wynn at 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 23, at the Third Shiloh Rev. G.L. Avery Center, with guests Rev. Norman Williams of Springfield Baptist Church in Washington and Bishop Jonathan Greer II of Divine Love Fellowship Church in Atlanta. Dinner will be served.

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The Washington Circuit AME Church will host the District Church School “FUN” Day beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 15, at R.J. Booker Park. All children must have parental consent and register with Sunday School Superintendent Opal Wilkinson or Rev. Patricia Wilder.

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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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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.

New Hope C.M.E. Church (138 Kendrick Mill Rd. NE, Sharon) will hold its annual camp meeting service on Sunday, September 23, with Sunday School at 11 a.m. and the morning service at noon. The public is invited.

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The 53rd annual Washington- Rotary Club Pancake Supper will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. on Friday, November 2, at the Washington Wilkes Elementary School cafeteria. Everyone is invited. Tickets are available at the door, or in advance from any Rotarian for $7 each.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, October 10, at 7:30 p.m.

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The Washington Chapter of OLLI@UGA will have its Fall 2018 Membershiip and Registration Tea on Friday, September 21, from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Parish House of the Episcopal Church of the Mediator. Members, former members, and any interested persons are urged to attend to learn more about the opportunity to continue your learning and enjoyment.

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The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) will meet Thursday, September 13, at 11 a.m., at the Lincoln County Library. All retired educators and friends of education are invited.

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Young’s Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate its pastor appreciation day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, September 16. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

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Jackson Chapel AME Church will be celebrating its 151st anniversary on Sunday, September 23, at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. B.A. Hart and First AME Church of Athens. Dinner will be served at The Pope Center.

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The Wilkes County Democratic Committee will host a meet-andgreet for all Democratic candidates who would like to talk to their constituents on Saturday, September 15, at the Court Street Livery beginning at 1 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided. The public is invited.

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Black Rock AME Church in Tignall will hold its annual Empowerment services at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, September 30.

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Mount Nebo Baptist Church will hold its deacon and trustee program on Sunday, September 9, at 2 p.m.

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The Washington Downtown Development Authority will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, September 20, in the City Hall Annex.

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The Rayle City Council will meet at City Hall on Tuesday, October 9, at 6 p.m.

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The Wilkes County Board of Education will meet at the board office on N. Alexander Avenue on Monday, September 17, at 2 p.m.

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The Washington Little Theater will present a “Showcase of Talent Variety Show” on Saturday, September 15, at 7:30 p.m. Directed by Tonya Harper, talented performers from Wilkes and Lincoln counties will offer a variety of acts including singing, dancing, rapping, piano solos, and more, all led by an entertaining master of ceremonies.

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The “WORD” Bible Study Class will hold its annual tent service on Saturday, September 15, at 415 Lexington Ave. (vacant lot across from Jackson St.) at 11 a.m.

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