Events and special


College Place United Methodist Church, 3890 Altama Ave., Brunswick, will host six weeks of beginners’ line dancing from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and intermediate classes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Christian Life Center. Lessons begin Sept. 10. For more information, call 912-264-2334.

Divine Connection Ministries of Brunswick will hold a community celebration at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 22 at 3749 Altama Ave, Brunswick. The service is weather permitting.

Everett Baptist Church, 11519 New Jesup Hwy., Brunswick, will be hosting Back to Church at 11 a.m. Sunday. A free lunch will follow in the social hall after the morning service. For more information, call Lecia Smith at 912-265-4168.

Fete for Haiti, a fundraiser sponsored by Helping Hugs for Haiti, will host an event at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at Bennie’s Red Barn on St. Simons Island. Tickets are $60 and include dinner and a beverage. A cash bar will be available. For more information or to order tickets, visit

First Friendship Baptist Church, 1010 Lee St., Brunswick, will celebrate the third pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Steven A. Wise at 4 p.m. with First Timothy Missionary Baptist Church of Jacksonville Sunday.

First African Baptist Church, 1416 Amherst St., Brunswick, will celebrate the Rev. L.E. Williams’ 16th anniversary at 4 p.m. Oct. 14. The Rev. Norris Woods of St. Peter’s Missionary Baptist Church in Waycross will be the guest minister.

Haven Sheffield United Methodist Church will host its Friends and Family Day will be held at 4 p.m. Sept. 23. The speaker will be the Rev. Maggie Wilcox. Music will be provided by Horace Jones and the Mighty Jubalaires.

Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 2279 Hwy 99, Bolden, will celebrate its Friends and Family Day at 11:15 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be the Rev. Michael Jones. This is a dress down occasion with a picnic to follow.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 1926 Stonewall St., Brunswick, will host a banquet honoring the Rev. L. Carl Brown Jr.’s 20th anniversary. It will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 6 at Embassy Suites Hotel, Brunswick. The cost is $30 per person. The celebration will culminate at 11 a.m. Oct. 7. The Rev. Robert Marshall of Chicago will deliver the message. For more information, call Linda Wright at 912-264-9437 or Martha Brantley at 912-264-0039.

New Hope United Methodist Church, 1323 Emanuel Church Road, Brunswick, will celebrate its 132nd church anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Zarack Hazbrack of Salem Baptist Church.

Pine Ridge Baptist Church, 15 Nimitz Dr., Brunswick, begins Revival at 10:30 a.m. Sunday and 6 p.m. Monday. It will continue at 6:30 p.m. nightly through Wednesday The guest speaker will be the Rev. Ed Hurst, former pastor of Pine Ridge. The special musical guest will be Sid Carter. For more information, call 912-265-2228.

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 1120 Newcastle Street, Brunswick, hosts its nondenominational crafters guild from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays in the St. Joseph Room in the church parish hall. No fees. Everyone is welcome. All types of crafts and ideas area shared. The guild provides hats for preemies and cancer patients, along with leg warmers and lap rugs for nursing homes. For more information, call 912-265-6816.

Zion Baptist Church, 1611 G St., Brunswick, will host Albert “Funnybone” Harris, a Christian comedian at a dinner theater beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at College Place United Methodist Church Multi-purpose room, 3890 Altama Ave., Brunswick. The dress is semi formal. The cost is $30 per person. For more information, contact Lillie Frazier at 912-571-9695 or Zion Baptist Church at 912-264-3105.

Zion Rock Missionary Baptist Church will host its 97th Church Anniversary at 7:30 p.m. nightly Oct. 3 to Oct. 5. It will continue at 4 p.m. Oct. 7. Guest churches will give the sermon.

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