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Persons UMC marks 175 years

DREWRYVILLE – Deep family roots is what has kept Persons United Methodist Church going for 175 years.

  • icon Updated: September 13

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Friday 08/23/2013
Fifth Annual ‘Hope Fest’ planned for Sept. 14
Updated: August 27, 2013 - 10:09 am

For the last four summers, local ministries have called on members of the community to gather in contemplation, reflection, celebration and action during Hope Fest.

Friday 08/09/2013
River Run
Posted: August 09, 2013

Pictured right: Bobby Wrenn, Daniel Harris, Lance Futrell, and Bob Wrenn help Ralph Anderson into a kayak during the YMCA Summer Camp's outing to Meherrin River on Aug. 14. Kortni Ivey, Addison Swenson, and Samantha Slate paddle up the reservoir at the City dam. See more photos on Page 3.

Congregation holds final service at Christ Church
Updated: August 16, 2013 - 10:26 am

What began as a disagreement in the family led to divorce and to a bitter battle over who would keep the house.

Tuesday 06/18/2013
Mighty Southerneers to celebrate anniversary
Posted: June 18, 2013

The Mighty Southerneers of Lawrenceville will be celebrating their 32nd anniversary on Sunday, June 23 at 3 p.m. at New Mt. Sinai, Brodnax. The Southerneers have been singing GOD's praises for 35 years and would like everyone to come out and celebrate with them. Invited guests include Cabre Walker, Takera Walker, Destiney Walker, Ronnie Alexander, the Spiritual Disciples, the Barnes Special, Nu Beginning, God's Community Praise, the Survival Gospel Singers, N-Spirit and Spiritually Anointed.

Greentown Notes
Posted: June 18, 2013

News from Poplar Mount Baptist Church

Tuesday 05/21/2013
Union Bethel celebrates 144th anniversary
Posted: May 21, 2013

FREEMAN - Union Bethel RZUA Church will be celebrating its 144th Church Anniversary during the regular worship service, Sunday, May 26, beginning with praise and testimony at 11:45 a.m. and worship at 12 noon. The Rev. Ron Thornhill, pastor of Tabernacle of Zion in Lawrenceville will deliver the message. He will be accompanied by the Praise Team of Tabernacle. The theme this year is "Looking through the Windows of History" paying tribute to all of the ministers who were or are a part of Union Bethel. We invite all, especially past ministers' families, to come and fellowship together! Refreshments will be served following the service. Rev. Dolores Webster is the pastor.

Olive Branch RZUA Celebrates 99th Church Anniversary
Posted: May 21, 2013

The Olive Branch RZUA Church, located at 1699 Sturgeon Road, will celebrate their 99th Church Anniversary on Sunday, May 26, at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Calvin Merit, Associate Pastor at St. Mark RZUA Church in Norfolk. The music will be provided by Wilson Chapel Baptist Church Choir of Lawrenceville. 

Christian Antioch Church plans Women's Day
Posted: May 21, 2013

We the woman of Christian Antioch Church in Christ would like to invite you to come and be a part of this dynamic National Woman's Day service that will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 26. The proclaimer for this service will be Evangelist Jessica Jones of Tabernacle of Zion in Lawrenceville. The morning service begins at 11 a.m. and the speaker is our own Minister Elaine Brown. Looking forward to see you there!