Events and special services

A. Patrice Butts’ production, “Too Hype for Heaven” at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Strickland Auditorium at Epworth By the Sea. The play will include comedy, songs and inspiration. The cost is $20 and are available at BOK Beauty or at the door on the day of the event.

Grace Chapel, 6334 Blythe Island Hwy., Brunswick, holds a Serenity Worship Service 6 p.m. every Saturday. The Serenity service lasts about an hour and is open to anyone, but is specifically for those who are dealing with anything that is separating them from God, i.e. alcohol and/or chemical addiction, gambling, pornography, depression, etc. There will be coffee, water and snacks available. Dress is casual with jeans and shorts being the common attire.

Helping Hugs Inc., an outreach of St. William Catholic Church, will host its Fête for Haiti at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 at the parish hall, 2300 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island. The event will feature food catered by Delaney’s and an auction. Tickets are $60 each. Proceeds go to support a church and school in Côtes-de-Fer, Haiti. For more information, email

The Knights of Columbus, a Catholic men’s group, will host bingo at 6:45 p.m. each Thursday at their headquarters, 4299 U.S. 17, at the intersection of North and Reagan Dr., Brunswick. The blackout prize is $700. The public is welcome. For more information, call 912-222-4187 or visit

Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 2801 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, will hold its annual Holiday Market and Craft Festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 7. Various vendors will take part selling art, pottery, jewelry, ornaments and holiday decor will be available. For more information call, 912-638-4673.

Moore Methodist Museum, 100 Arthur J. Moore Drive, St. Simons Island, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday. It is closed on Sunday and holidays. There is a free lecture at 2 p.m. every Thursday, detailing John Wesley’s time on St. Simons Island. The lecture is given by Wesley historian the Rev. Dave Hanson. For more information, or call 912-638-4050.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 1926 Stonewall St., Brunswick, will celebrate its pastor the Rev. Carl Brown Jr. at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Vernon Reid of Family Believers Ministry in Brunswick will be the guest speaker.

Sterling Church of God, 6670 New Jesup Hwy., Brunswick, holds a free clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon every Tuesday at the church.

Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, 676 Myers Hill Road, Brunswick, will host its choir anniversary at 3 p.m. Oct. 13. Kristy Chance Starke of Mount Orum Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.

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 are 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.

St. John Baptist Church, 700 Jackson St., Darien, will hold its Friends and Family Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest church will be End Time Ministries with the Rev. Edith Mangram, who will serve as guest speaker. The public is invited.

Waynesville Church of God, 25011 Hwy. 82, Waynesville, will host its fourth annual car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 12. There is a $20 entry fee. For more information, contact Jesse Morgan at 912-288-1043.

Zion Baptist Church will host its annual dinner theater at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at First Baptist Church’s beach hall, 708 Mansfield St., Brunswick. It will feature Lady AJ, a Christian comedienne. The attire is semi formal. Tickets are $40. For more information, call 912-264-3105.

Zion Rock Baptist Church will celebrate its 98th Church Anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday, it will hold services with Salem St. John M.B. Church. Dinner will be served after the service.


The First Presbyterian Church of Brunswick will host a concert given by The Golden Isles Strummers in the sanctuary at 7 p.m. Oct. 26. All proceeds from the concert will be donated to Sparrows Nest Food Pantry and Woman’s Voices.

St. Simons United Methodist Church, 624 Ocean Blvd, St. Simons Island, will host a gospel concert featuring Angela Prim of Nashville at 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at the church. Prim will also perform with the choir at 8:30 a.m. and at the 11 a.m. worship services Nov. 10. It is open to all.

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