A marker directs one’s attention to the place in the wall where a time capsule holding several historic items sits at Jefferson Street Baptist Church in Dublin. The container will be opened Oct. 12 as part of the church’s 100th anniversary festivities. JSBC/Special
DUBLIN — In recognition of 100 years of ministry, Jefferson Street Baptist Church will kick off revival services Sunday, Oct. 6 before holding other events the following weekend.
Senior Pastor Kyle Giddens will bring the message at the 11 a.m. service Oct. 6. That evening, former pastor Jay Moore will preach at the 6 p.m. gathering. Guest preachers the next three nights – services beginning at 7 p.m. – are:
- W. Wallis, who served as pastor in the early 1980s, Monday, Oct. 7
- John Waters, pastor of First Baptist Statesboro, Tuesday, Oct. 8
- Darren Talley, former pastor at Jefferson Street now serving as pastor of Southside Baptist Church in McRae, Wednesday, Oct. 9.
On Saturday, Oct. 12 the church will open a time capsule and displaying contents added since 1919 along with decades of historical photos and scrapbooks. Along those items is a 1947 issue of The Christian Index. Southern Heritage will cater a barbecue lunch at noon in the gym. That evening a reunion with finger foods will take place in the gym from 5:30-8:30for anyone who participated in the church’s youth program. Former youth leaders Tommy Farr and Kenny Thompson will be present to reminisce.
The next day, Georgia Baptist Mission Board representatives will take part in Sunday Services. Worship will be led by Mike Flowers, director of Camp Kaleo and state director for Royal Ambassadors.
For more information call (478) 272-7750.