Lenten Services Pastor Joseph Copeck and the congregation of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church invite you to attend the Lenten Services. Wednesday night's Lenten services with a light meal will be held at 6:15 p.m. The Maundy Thursday Service with Holy Communion will be held April 21 at 7:30 p.m. The Good Friday service will be April 22 at 7:30 p.m. Jerusalem Lutheran Services Jerusalem Lutheran Church will be holding Wednesday evening worship services during the ...
Ed and Cathy Pulkinen of Guyton and their three children will be attending Saturday night worship services when they launch at the Effingham Campus of Savannah Christian Church this weekend.
On Feb. 19, 70 children and 30 adults of the First Baptist Church of Springfield participated in a nationwide community service campaign called Children's Ministry Day. The day of ministry is an emphasis led by the Women's Missionary Union of the Southern Baptist Convention to promote the teachings of Jesus to "love our neighbors as we love ourselves."
Calling the event "Love Out Loud," First Baptist Church of Rincon, Georgia sent over 350 volunteers into the community on Feb. 20 to do 16 service projects to show the love of Christ in practical ways. Whenever possible, they gave away New Testaments, gospel tracts, and a personal witnesses. There were over 1,124 lives touched.
This Lenten Season, the three area ELCA churches are working together to offer a series of messages called "The Miracles of Lent."
The First Baptist Church of Springfield invites you to a special day of family worship on Sunday featuring the Jim Hitch family ministry called Simple Grace.
Chiz Rider will be performing Feb. 12 at the Rincon United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. The concert is free and a free will offering will be accepted. For more information, call the church at 826-5796.
International Worship Center Ministries Inc., and Covenant Christian Academy announced today that the two have formed a unique collaboration, whereby CCA will begin its winter 2011 academic calendar on the main campus of IWC, located at 6924 Highway 17 in Bloomingdale. Co-founder and headmaster Martin L. Wilkins will continue to serve as the CFO and advisory board chair of CCA. "We are honored to have Covenant Christian Academy coming into Biblical covenant with IWC," said Bishop Eddie ...
Al Fernandez will be installed as the pastor of Laurel Hill Lutheran Church, only the 18th pastor in the church's 148-year history, on Jan. 8 at 11 a.m. Pastor Mark Vander Tuig, pastoral/service coordinator for the Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ, will preside over the event with local Lutheran pastors serving on the installation committee. The church was founded in 1862 when John Israel Reiser wanted to bring a message of hope and peace in ...
Residents living in and around Rincon community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. The Faith Presbyterian Church will host Life Line Screening on Jan. 5. The site is at 2000 Lexington Ave. in Rincon. Appointments will begin at 9 a.m. Four key points every person needs to know: 1. Stroke is the third leading cause of death and a leading cause of permanent disability 2. 80 percent of stroke victims had ...
What is life like for children in the Congo? Children in Rincon had an opportunity to learn about boys and girls in Africa from missionaries Rusty and Debbie Pugh, who spoke in morning worship at First Baptist Church of Rincon and then met for an informal question and answer session over lunch hosted by the GA's (Girls in Action) of the church. Children in the Congo love to play soccer and basketball. They get to see ...
Al Fernandez has been named the new pastor at Laurel Hill and Wingard Memorial Lutheran churches. Fernandez has lived in Effingham County for nine years and has a real down home approach to preaching and teaching. Laurel Hill Lutheran Church is in Clyo, on Highway 119 just outside of Springfield. The church can be reached at 754-6718.
The youth of the Laurel Hill and Wingard Memorial Lutheran churches will present a Christmas pageant, "Down the Road to Bethlehem," on Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. The pageant is under the direction of Betty Sikes and recording artists Clayton and Jimmy will present a guitar duo of Christmas music. Laurel Hill Lutheran Church is nine miles north of Springfield on Laurel Hill Road. A Christmas tree gift giving will follow the service. The event is free and ...
Kidsville Ministries of the Rincon Church of God will kick off the Christmas season when they present "Back to the Manger." The musical will be presented in the church's main sanctuary at 7 p.m. on Dec. 3 and 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 5. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.
First Baptist Church of Rincon and the Rincon Hispanic Baptist Mission recently hosted the Hispanic Health Fair at the youth center of First Baptist Church to provide medical and dental services and share Christian love to the Hispanic community, as an outreach of Rincon Hispanic Baptist Mission.
An upcoming 5K race will benefit a local church's mission trip to Africa this summer.
Local Sunday schools are invited to participate in the 134th annual Sunday School Convention on May 5 at the Effingham County Methodist Campground.
Churches in Effingham County conducted a creative weekend of evangelistic events on April 11-14 that drew thousands of participants and impacted the lives of over 500 people who made spiritual decisions.
The public is invited to the annual Rincon Community Holy Week Services, March 25-29, at First Baptist Church of Rincon. Services begin at 12:05 p.m. at conclude at 12:30 p.m. each day in the sanctuary, followed by a light lunch in the church's Memorial Chapel.
Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church held a special installation service on Feb. 10. The Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi led the service installing the Rev. Dr. James L. Cavanah II at Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Springfield.
Members of Faith Presbyterian Church in Rincon collected three overflowing baskets of food and more than $200 at the Rincon Kroger.
The Watoto Children's Choir, traveling from Africa, is continuing its five-month Eastern U.S tour Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. at Bloomingdale's Westside Christian Church. All performances of "Beautiful Africa: A New Generation" are free and open to the public.
Active and reserve military units, veterans and civic organizations will honor servicemen and women, past and present, in a colorful presentation of flags during The Massing of the Colors, to be held Sunday at 4 p.m. at Savannah Christian Church's worship center, Henderson campus. This patriotic ceremony is filled with pageantry and moving reminders of sacrifice and service.
First Baptist Church of Rincon will celebrate 111 years of ministry with homecoming services Sunday during its 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services.
Jay Lowder, an internationally-known evangelist and author, is coming to Effingham County for the celebration banquet and kickoff for the Effingham Adventure Weekend.
Minister Jarrett D. Garvin will give his initial sermon Sept. 30 at 4 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Deliverance Center. The church is at 200 Stokes Ave. in Rincon.
The Effingham County Methodist Campmeeting has been a historical tradition since 1790.
First Steps Preschool held its annual four-day camp for 3-and 4-year-old children. The children enjoyed crafts, games, special visitors and most important, Bible stories.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Springfield will celebrate its 100th anniversary on June 10. All former members, pastors and friends in the community are invited to attend.
Rick Rafter of Clyo was ordained as a permanent deacon Saturday by Bishop Gregory Hartmayer, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah. Rafter was one of 18 ordained in a ceremony held at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Savannah.