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Church raises funds for Annie Armstrong fund.

Church raises funds for Annie Armstrong fund.

Bethany Baptist Church in Cochran held "Easter for Annie," dinner theater Saturday night.  Guests enjoyed a dinner featuring chopped steak, potatos and gravy, with strawberry shortcake for desert.  They then went to the main auditorium to hear a night of southern gospel done by the Bethany church choir.

Proceeds from the event will go toward the Annie Armstrong Easter Fund for North American Missions.

Easter events at Bleckley churches.

The following is a partial list of Easter weekend activities at churches in Bleckley County.  To have your church's listing added, email BleckleyProgress@aol.com

Bethany Baptist Church- Community Sunrise Service April 5 at 7 am.

First Baptist Church- Community Easter Celebration for children April 4 from 10 am-noon.  Hear the Easter story, hunt eggs, free goody bags as long as supplies last.

First Church of the Nazarene- Egg hunt/festival hosted by the youth group April 4 1-3 pm.  Games, food, prizes, Easter egg hunt for children 10 and under.  April 5- Cantata: The Risen Savior- Forever! at 10:45 am.  Lunch to follow.

House of Grace- Easter service April 5 at 10:30 am.

Lakeview Baptist Church- Easter presentation "He Is Alive!" April 5 at 11 am.

Bleckley Primary holds Father-Daughter dance.

Bleckley Primary holds Father-Daughter dance.

Bleckley Primary held their annual Father-Daughter dance at Bleckley County High School.  Cast members from Princesses with a Purpose were in attendance to take pictures, give hugs, and interact with the girls.  The lunchroom had been transformed into a dance floor complete with lights and balloons.

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Singer Adam Crabb to perform at New Life Church of God.

Adam Crabb, current lead singer for the Gaither Vocal Band, will be in cocert this Sunday morning at New Life Church of God in Cochran.  Admission is free, a love offering will be taken.  New Life Church of God is located at 335 GA 26.

To learn more about Adam Crabb, visit his website.

Bleckley Relay For Life community event March 28.

Bleckley Relay For Life will have a community fundraising event March 28 from 9 am-3 pm on the Chamber of Commerce square (corner of Second and Dykes Streets) from 9 am-3 pm.  There will be music, hamburger and hot dog plates for sale, a luminaria decorating table, as well as the opportunity for surivors to sign up for this year's event.

Call Relay chair Lauren Gibbs, 478-960-1244, for more information.

Cochran church to celebrate 182nd anniversary.

Limestone Baptist Church will celebrate their 182nd anniversary with Homecoming services March 22 at 11 am. Guest speaker will be Bro. Calvin Bobo, pastor of First Bapist Church in Andrews, NC.  Lunch will follow in the Fellowship Hall.  The church is located at 874 Highway 257 in Cochran.

Church dinner theater to benefit Annie Armstrong Easter Offering.

Bethany Baptist Church will present Easter for Annie: A Gospel Celebration  March 28.  It's a dinner theatre benefitting the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering.  Dinner will be served at 5:30 pm with entertainment begining at 7. Tickets are $12 each and can be purchased by calling the church office, 478-934-7151.