The First Baptist Church of Springfield will be hosting a National Day of Prayer event for kids called "Play and Pray at the Park" on May 6. The event will be held at Ulmer Park in Springfield, located next to the Effingham County courthouse.
Christian singer and songwriter Brent Vernon will perform at Rincon United Methodist Church on March 27 at 7 p.m. This is a free concert for the whole family. A love offering will be received. The public is invited to enjoy a covered dish supper at 6 p.m. before the show.
The members of Rincon Baptist Temple have been ministering in several different languages as they gather each month to fold, cut and staple scripture booklets that get sent out to countries around the globe.
The First Baptist Church of Springfield will be hosting a 13-week course called Financial Peace University beginning Wednesday. The class will meet weekly from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This program teaches you how to achieve financial goals by eliminating debt, saving for the future and giving that brings fulfillment. You will be challenged and motivated to make a plan for your money and change your family tree forever.
ATLANTA - Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) welcomed Pastor Bob Rogers, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Rincon to serve as the Chaplain of the Day on Wednesday in the state Senate.
Matt Saxon, Frank Lee and Justin Lee were this year's Punkin' Chunkin' champions at the third annual Punkin' Chunkin' competition at the First Baptist Church of Springfield on Oct. 31. The air compression "chunker" named the "Billville Punkin' Chunker" broke the event record by chunkin' a 4-pound pumpkin over 517 yards. To see the "Billville Chunker" in operation, find The First Baptist Church of Springfield on Facebook.
Savannah Christian Church, one of the area's largest with more than 6,000 attendees, is making plans to locate a West Campus somewhere in Effingham County. Lyle Wood has been chosen to be the new west campus pastor.