Thursday, August 7, 2014
Day Dawn Baptist Church celebrated Women’s Day on July 27 in the church sanctuary.
The Rev. Patricia Holmes-Miller was the speaker. Her message lifted the hearts and minds of everyone, as her topic, “We cannot be what God wants us to be until our hearts are clean,” touched everyone present. She utilized her personal experiences to bring her message home.
Sister Ruby Jenkins brought the devotional team to the front to start the service. The team consists of Sister Mary Ann Jones, Sister LeShonda Reed (President, Youth Missionaries), and Evangelist Rosetta Terry.
The threesome stirred and inspired the congregation with scripture, prayer and songs.
The introduction of the Mistress of Ceremonies was then accomplished by Sister Angela Nelson, in the person of Sister Gwendolyn Mazyck, who came to the front singing, “Whose side are you leaning on?”
The program’s welcome was delivered by Sister Alexis Booker, the Day Dawn Baptist Church Sunday School Queen, and a kind response was provided by Sister Jeanette Perkins.
The program transitioned to the pulpit, with Doxology, being led by Pastor the Rev. Joshua Prioleau. A silent prayer for the sick and shut-in followed and an alms offering was received.
Visitors were recognized by Sister La’Jai Reid, 2013 – 14 Day Dawn Baptist Church Missionary Auxiliary Queen. Birthday recognitions were accomplished by the Mistress of Ceremonies and words of appreciation were provided by the President of the Missionary Auxiliary, the President of the YWCO, and the Chair of the Deacon Board.
Special presentations, as they prepare to take their vacation from the church, were given to Pastor Prioleau and wife Betty.
The closing song was provided, followed by the blessing and prayer. All that desired to do so, joined the guest speaker, in the beautifully decorated fellowship hall, by Hazel Crawford and Brenda Johnson, for a delicious meal.
Appreciation is express to all who had a part in making the program a success.
The Elijah Wright Health Facilities, located in Cross, will be officially dedicated Aug. 9 and the public is invited.
Christian Education Classes
Christian Education Classes are being sponsored by the Antioch Baptist Association Sunday School Convention during the week of the Sept. 22 – 25, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., at the Moncks Corner Baptist Church in Moncks Corner.
Pre-registration deadline is Sept. 1, 2014. Registration before or on the first of September will be free. Those choosing to wait until the date has passed may register with a donation of $15.
The major emphasis of the classes will be, “Leadership in the church.”
Women’s Day Program
The Annual Women’s Day program of the First Missionary Baptist Church in Summerville will be Aug. 17 at 10:45 a.m. The speaker for the occasion will be Sister Audrey P. Neal, President of the Woman’s Baptist E&M Convention of South Carolina.
Everyone is invited.
Get Well Wishes
Sister Earnestine M. Williams; Sister Earnestine G. Williams; Sister Loretta White, (St. Stephen Nursing Home); Sister Annie Lee Graves; Sister Viola J. Middleton; Brother Lamont Halfback (home); Sister Eloise King; Sister Shirley Cleveland; Sister Regina Robinson, (home); Sister Gracie Williams; Sister Norma Ketcham; Sister Bertha Lee Williams; Sister Lillian Williams (St. Stephen Nursing Home); Brother Christopher Prioleau; Sister Vanilla Thompson; Sister Emily Jones; Sister Lucille Edwards; Sister Helen King Eady; Sister Marlena Blanding; Sister Cindy Ragin; Mayor German Glassco, Brother Clement Williams (St. Stephen Nursing Home), Sister Mary Middleton; Deacon Hezekiah King; and Sister Dorothy Williams, and all others that are under the weather and In need of our prayers, thoughts and visits.
Items of Interest
Send items of interest to Yvonne J. Barnes, 1458 Colonel Maham Dr., Pineville, SC29468. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 843-567-4182.