2012-02-16 / News

Black History Program set for Mt. Carmel this Sunday, 3 p.m.

The annual Doris Booker Black History Program will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 19, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. The program will celebrate African- American heritage through poems, tributes, songs, and praise dances of heroes from past and present. Rev. Roosevelt Jones Jr. will be the speaker for the evening.

For the program, the Mistress of Ceremonies will be Evangelist Amethyst D. Wynn.

The Virtuous Women of Washington will begin the program with a spiritual devotion.

Rev. Jones is a native of Warren County where he currently resides with his wife, Raquel, and three children, Roosevelt III, Raven, and Raquavian. He is employed by the McDuffie County Board of Education.

He is a minister at the House of God in Warrenton under the leadership of his mother, Pastor Mary Jones. He also serves as choir director, praise team leader, and men’s ministry teacher.

Jones is a preacher, singer, musician, songwriter, producer, and recording artist. In August 2005, he organized the renowned group, “Determined,” and took his ministry to the stage with many gospel greats.

He received the call from God to preach the gospel in January of 2009. Since then, he has traveled near and far spreading the Word and fulfilling his commitment to bring souls to Jesus Christ.

To further pursue his passion for helping others, Jones is currently enrolled at Augusta Technical College to obtain a degree in Registered Nursing.

Rev. Charles Belton is the pastor of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, located at 306 Baltimore Road in Washington.

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