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Ringgold Baptist Church welcomes “Celebrate” at 5 p.m. Sunday. Bring lawn chairs for a service of praise, worship and gospel music.


True Holiness The Intentional Church, 502 Southampton Ave., will celebrate the pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Charles R. Walker at 3:30 p.m. Sunday with guest speaker Bishop William Washington, of Powerhouse Church in Greensboro, North Carolina.

St. James Baptist Church Inspirational Choir, 536 Cleveland St., will celebrate its anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. Various choirs have been invited.

Vicky Wilson and The Divine Host will celebrate its 39th anniversary at 5 p.m. Nov. 2 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 13602 Martinsville Highway, Cascade. Various groups on program.


Ringgold Baptist Church will hold its fall festival with fun activities beginning at 5 p.m. Oct. 19. Free stew and hot dogs will be ready at 6 p.m. For more information, and to pre-register, visit


Rock Springs United Methodist Church, 2445 Rock Springs Road, Ringgold, will hold homecoming service at 11:15 a.m. Sunday with guest speaker the Rev. Steve Weeding. A covered dish lunch will follow.

Watson Level will hold homecoming service at 11 a.m. Sunday with guest preacher the Rev. Richard Bradner. Lunch will follow at the Climax Ruritan Club Building.


Cherrystone Baptist Association’s Fall Institute will be held at the Cherrystone Center, 5561 Tom Fork Road, Ringgold, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 15 to 17.


Guildfield Missionary Baptist Church will honor the Rev. Doris Morrison at 3 p.m. Sunday with guest preacher the Rev. J. Roland Cohen, accompanied by Judah House, of Worship Congregation. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m.


Oak Grove Baptist Church Music Ministry Women of Hope will present “The Remarkable Women of the Holy Bible” at 5 p.m. today with musical guest East New Hope Praise Team. A music day celebration will be at 4 p.m. with Harmony and Faith of Bellevue Baptist Church, The Hackberry Family of the Hackberry Baptist Church, the male chorus and mass choir of Christian Life Baptist Church and the Friends Ensemble.


Bishop Samuel Dixon, of Faith in God Church, will be guest speaker at Christian Life at 3 p.m. Oct. 20.

Sunny Level Baptist Church, 485 Milton Highway, Ringgold, will have the Rev. Eddie Hairston, associate minister of Shiloh Baptist Church in Gretna, as guest speaker for the 11:30 a.m. service Sunday.


Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church will hold a Women’s Fellowship Conference at 10 a.m. Oct. 19 with speaker the Rev. Angel Lee, of High Street Baptist Church in Milton, North Carolina.


Calvary Baptist Church will observe deacons and deaconess day at 3 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Emmett Young, pastor of Loyal Baptist Church speaking, accompanied by his choir and ushers.


Mill Creek Church, 1649 Mill Creek Road, will hold its eighth Holy Convocation Monday through Oct. 19 with theme “The Power of a Praying Church/Acts 12:5.” Services start at 7 p.m. Speakers will be: Sunday, Apostle David Penn, of Destiny City Church, South Boston; Tuesday at Stratford Conference Center with first lady Billie Johnson, of Macedonia Worship Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Wednesday, Apostle Delano Rolie, of New Director Kingdom Ministries, Nassau Bahamas; Thursday, Apostle Annette Ross, of Grace and Mercy Cathedral, Charlotte, North Carolina; Friday, Apostle Jermon L. Russell, pastor of Mill Creek Church; Saturday, Korey Mickey, of War Church in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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