2015-03-12 / Don't Forget

Don't Forget

The Episcopal Church of the Mediator in Washington is sponsoring a Hunger Walk – both to draw attention to the problem and to raise money for food pantries and food banks – this Saturday, March 14, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Parish House. The public is invited

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The News-Reporter will publish the Spring Tour of Homes Supplement in the April 2, 2015, issue. If interested in advertising in this supplement please call Mary or Buck at 706-678-2636.

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The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 17, at 4 p.m. at the City Hall Annex.

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Victory Baptist Church will celebrate Missions Sunday on April 19 with Dr. Scott Caudill.

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Heard’s Chapel Baptist Church will host its Deacon Board Anniversary on April 19 at 3 p.m. Rev. H.M. Easley will deliver the message. Refreshments will be served.

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Heard’s Chapel Baptist Church will have a sunrise service on April 1, at 7 a.m. Breakfast will be served.

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New Salem Baptist Church will have a Family and Friends Day on April 15 at 3 p.m. The message will be delivered by Rev. Reginald Hunter of New Springhill Baptist Church.

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Shiloh Academy #50, Order of the Eastern Star, will have a barbecue plate sale, Saturday, April 11, from 11 a.m. until all gone, at the Masonic Lodge Hall, 402 Lexington Ave. For more information, call 706-678-4136 or 706-285-2415.

Springfield Baptist Church will have its Praise Team anniversary on the third Saturday, March 21, at 4 p.m.

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Heard’s Chapel Baptist Church will hold a three-night revival March 18-20 at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Lance Pitts will be the guest speaker.

New Life Baptist Church will host a movie night on Sunday, March 15 at 6 p.m. The movie will be “God’s Not Dead.” Refreshments will be available. The church is located at 808 East Robert Toombs Ave. The public is invited.

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New Life Baptist Church will have an Easter play and egg hunt on Easter Sunday morning beginning at 11 a.m. The public is invited to witness a recreation of events straight from the Bible. The church is located at 808 East Robert Toombs Avenue.

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Fishing Creek Baptist Church will have a Country Cooking Supper on Saturday, March 21, from 6-8 p.m. The public is invited.

Send notifications of community events for this column and for the W-W Chamber of Commerce calendar of events to news@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 Rayle City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7, at City Hall.

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The Washington City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 13, at The Pope Center beginning at 6 p.m. A work session will be held starting at 5 p.m.

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Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church has changed its first Sunday service time from 2 p.m. to 11:30 a.m. for all upcoming months.

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The Wilkes County Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 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 Chapter of OLLI@UGA will meet Monday, March 23, at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House. Professional trombonist Bell Helms will present “Creating Melodies in Musical Composition.”

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Samaria Temple Church of God in Christ, located at 400 Hospital Drive, is having its spring revival Thursday-Friday, March 12-13, at 8 p.m. each night. LaTara Tillman will be the guest speaker.

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New Saints CME Church will have the next Safety Net Advisory Program (SNAP) meeting on Saturday, March 14, at 11 a.m. at Pizza Hut.

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Jackson Chapel AME Church will celebrate Pastor Appreciation on Sunday, March 22, at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Paul Hull and his choir from Twin Oak and Heard’s Chapel Baptist Churches. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

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New Springhill Baptist Church will hold its spring revival Wednesday-Friday, March 11- 13, at 7 p.m. nightly. Messengers will include Pastor Pitts and the Gibson Grove Baptist Church (Wednesday), Pastor Howard and the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (Thursday), and Pastor Smith and the Neal’s Grove Baptist Church (Friday).

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Cedric Quinn, son of Rev. Dennis Quinn, will preach his trial sermon on April 5 at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Lincolnton. The public is invited.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will have a youth day on April 5 at 11:45 a.m. Refreshments will be served.

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Flint Hill Baptist Church will have a gospel musical on April 19, at 3 p.m. featuring the Norman Brothers, Triple R5 Movement, Simple J. Gospel Group, and the Flint Hill choir.

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Mount Nebo Baptist Church will celebrate its pastor’s 23rd anniversary on March 22 at 11 a.m. Rev. Dr. Johnny Lewis Jr. of Greene County will be the guest speaker.

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The Washington Chapter of OLLI@UGA will meet Monday, March 30, at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House. Mary Whitehead will present “Storytelling: Creating Community at the Rabbit Box.”

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Auditions for the Washington Kiwanis Club Talent Showcase will be held Wednesday, March 25, at 6 p.m. at the W-WCHS cafeteria. Dress rehearsal will be Thursday, March 26, at 6 p.m., and the Showcase will be Friday, March 27, at 7 p.m. also in the cafeteria.

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The Tignall City Council will meet at 5 p.m. on April 8, at City Hall in Tignall.

The Mary Willis Library will host Dr. Seuss story time on Tuesday, March 24, at 11 a.m. for children two years old and older. Several Dr. Seuss stories, a puppet show, a short video, and a special visit from the Cat in the Hat will be included.

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The Episcopal Church of the Mediator is hosting a series of Lenten Soup Suppers on consecutive Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Suppers will be followed by discussions designed to get people thinking about the larger purpose of the Lenten season.

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Mark’s Tabernacle Baptist Church will hold its adult choir anniversary celebration on Sunday, March 15, at 11:30 a.m. All churches, choirs, and praise teams are invited.

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The Twin Oak Baptist Church Deacon Board program will be held Sunday, April 12, at 11:30 a.m. Pastor Reginald Hunter and the male choir of Springhill Baptist Church will deliver the message and music.

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The Mary Willis Library will host a craft workshop for children ages four and up on Tuesday, March 24, at 4 p.m. Call the library at 706-678-7736 to sign up.

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A benefit barbecue and bake sale for Pastor Glen Hendley of Carter’s Grove Baptist Church will be held Saturday, March 14, at 2 p.m. at Poss-Um Caf√© in Rayle.

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Bethlehem Baptist Church will celebrate Rev. R.C. Lockhart at Pastor Appreciation March 15, at 11:30 a.m.

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The deadline for art entries in the Kiwanis Talent Showcase is Tuesday, March 17. Award presentations will be made at the Showcase event on Friday, March 27, at 7 p.m.

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A one-day revival featuring River’s Edge will be held at Tignall Baptist Church on Sunday, March 22, at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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The Wilkes County Republican Party will hold a mass meeting at the Wilkes County courthouse on Saturday, March 14, at 9 a.m. For more information contact Cindy Bounds at 706-319-2409.

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The Washington-Wilkes Toastmasters Club will meet 6-7:15 p.m. at the Mary Willis Library on March 16, and 30. The March 30 meeting will be a “Speech-AThon.” Anyone age 18 or older with a desire to improve public speaking or leadership skills is invited to attend.

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Bethlehem Baptist Church will celebrate its 15th pastoral anniversary on March 15 at 11:45 a.m. Evangelist Brenda Nunnally will be the guest speaker.

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Mt. Carmel Baptist Church will celebrate the 11th pastoral anniversary of Rev. Charles Belton on Sunday, March 15, at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served. The public is invited.

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The Washington chapter of OLLI@UGA will meet Monday, March 16, at 2 p.m. at the Episcopal Parish House for the program “Christian Themes in Narnia and in the Science Fiction of C.S. Lewis” by Rev. Gordon Bienvenue.

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The Wilkes County Relay for Life Planning Committee and Team Captains meetings will be held at 5:30 p.m. at The Sanctuary Church on April 14. Other important Relay for Life dates include the Relay for Life on April 17 from 6 p.m. to midnight; and the Survivor Dinner tentatively set for March 24.

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The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association (LWREA) will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Family Connection building in Lincolnton. All educators and friends of education are invited to attend.

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