By Ginger Jarvis
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Madison County’s young people will enjoy a special get-together on Saturday, October 29. Those in grades six through twelve are invited to a Gym Jam at the Madison County High School gymnasium for fun, music, and ministry.
The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with Bryant Thigpen offering gospel music selections. At 6:30, the Pineland Missionary Baptist Church Youth Choir and Praise Team will perform under the direction of Desmond Roberson. An added treat will be a performance of mime and skits by a team from the Jasper Missionary Baptist Church. Following the music, young people from various churches will offer testimonies and prayer. The featured speaker for the event is Rev. Marcus Hawkins of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Youth will have an opportunity for prayer and counseling at the end of the service. Archie Strickland of Hanson United Methodist Church will serve as emcee. The program will end at 9 p.m.
The program is sponsored by the county’s eight United Methodist churches: First UMC, Lee UMC, Hanson UMC, Rocky Springs UMC, Pinetta UMC, Hickory Grove UMC, Greenville UMC, and Cherry Lake UMC. Anyone wishing further information or those wishing to volunteer as chaperones may contact Strickland at 973-2682.