Events and special services

Abundant Faith Church of God in Christ, 1005 Franklin St., Darien, will celebrate its 13th church anniversary at 4:15 p.m. Nov. 19. The guest speaker will be Supt. G. Bobby Hall, pastor of Greater Hall Temple Church of God in Christ.

Epworth by the Sea, 100 Arthur J. Moore Drive, St. Simons Island, will host retired Methodist minister and Wesley Scholar, the Rev. Dave Hanson’s program, “Walk With Wesley” from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursdays in the Moore Methodist Museum. Hanson will take an in-depth look at the lives of John and Charles Wesley while they were on St. Simons Island in 1736. Free to the public.

Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 916 Pennick Road, Sterling, will host its 143 year anniversary celebrations Nov. 15 to Nov. 17. A final celebration will be held Nov. 19. Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. each night — Nov. 15 to 17. The service will be held at 3 p.m. Nov. 19. The theme is “the Sound of Praise.”

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 1926 Stonewall St., Brunswick, will hold an appreciation program for its minister of music the Rev. Farrell Frazier at 4 p.m. Nov. 19 at the church.

Philadelphia the Overcomers Church of Deliverance, 3701 Darien Highway, Brunswick will hold its Fellowship 2017 services at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 with Don Spaulding of Brunswick as the speaker. The Rev. Dr. Daniel Wilson is pastor. It will also hold a celebration for the licensing of new ministers Mamie Gissendanner, Diane LeCounte, Carolyn Massey and Anna Williams at 11 a.m. Nov. 19 with Jose Santana of Buffalo, New York, as the speaker.

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 1120 Newcastle St., Brunswick, hosts its nondenominational crafters guild from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays in the St. Joseph Room in the church parish hall. It is free and 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 265-6816.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 2700 Demere Road, St. Simons Island, will hold its Women’s Day program at 4 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be the Rev. Kim Peterson of Shiloh Baptist Church in Brunswick. Refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall following the service.

Zion Rock Baptist Church will celebrate Men’s Day at 11 a.m. Nov. 19. The speaker will be the Rev. Walter Scott. The theme will be Zion Rock Men Focusing on the Works of God.

Zion Baptist Church, 1611 G St., Brunswick, will hold multiple days of women’s ministry programming from through Sunday. A women’s conference will begin at 9 a.m. today and a women’s day will follow at 11 a.m. Sunday. Various guest speakers will be on hand. For more information, call 912-264-3105.


Fort Frederica Presbyterian Church, 6550 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, will hold its first concert of the fall season for Jazz Vespers, an increasingly popular service featuring small, area musical groups and soloists. This service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, in the sanctuary. The Three Little Birds will play. The band members include Trina Meade, Pace Conner and Owen Plant.

St. Simons United Methodist Church, 624 Ocean Boulevard, St. Simons Island, will host the Gainesville Brass band at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church. They will perform the music of Bach, Webber’s Phantom of the Opera and Fatz Waller.

Tabernacle Christian Church, 139 Dees Drive, Brunswick, will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. today. God’s Own of Darien and Kevin Lane will perform. A love offering will be collected.

Zion Baptist Church, 1611 G St., will hold a Community Choir Concert at 5 p.m. Nov. 19 at the church. It is free and open to the public.

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