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The Macon District Of The AME Church Will Hold Its Community Revival At Turner Tabernacle AME Church

Bishop William P. DeVeaux, Elder Alan Wicker and Rev. Kenneth Marcus

The Macon District of the AME Church will hold a three-night revival of spirit-filled sermons at the Turner Tabernacle AME Church, September 29 through October 1, 2010, at 7:00 p.m. Turner Chapel, where The Reverend Ernest Lorenzo Gordon is the senior pastor, is located at 1104 Third Street, in Macon, GA.

Bishop William P. DeVeaux and Rev. Kenneth Marcus

The impressive line-up of speakers include Bishop William P. DeVeaux, presiding prelate of the 6th District, speaker for Wednesday, September 29th, accompanied by the Greater Allen Chapel AME Mass Choir from Macon. On Thursday, September 30th, the speaker will be The Reverend Cynthia Hughes, pastor at St. Luke AME Church in Macon, GA. The Reverend Kenneth Marcus, senior pastor at Tuner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, GA, will deliver the message on Friday, October 1st. The Macon District Choir will provide music for the Thursday and Fright evening meetings.

The Reverend Alan H. Wicker, presiding elder for the Macon District, says, "The twenty plus pastors, and the 9,806 members of the Macon District, extend an invitation to the entire Macon community. Come one, come all to experience the revival messages and music that we bring here to feed your soul, up-lift your spirit, and move you to take positive action for a better life."

Macon District pastors include: Greater Turner Tabernacle, The Rev. Ernest L. Gordon; Saint Peter, The Rev. Bertram C. Smith; Steward Chapel, The Rev. Charles A. Lewis; Gray Chapel, The Rev. Troy Daniel; Grant Chapel, The Rev. Marlette F. Gilbert; Saint Luke, The Rev. Cynthia F. Hughes; Bethel, The Rev Marvin Colbert; Saint James, The Rev. Dante Rome; Stinsonville, The Rev. Lusora Brown; Duresville, The Rev. G. Dianne Lewis; Mount Hope, The Rev. Maria Gordon; Allen Temple (Byron), The Rev. Charlie Hicks II; Fambro Chapel, The Rev. Caroline Adams; Gordon Chapel, The Rev. Nathaniel Holts; Belvin, The Rev. Joseph Rodgers; Davis Chapel, The Rev. Yvonne McGhee; Saint John, The Rev. Arthur C. Willis; Bethel (Powersville), The Rev. William Hopkins; Adams Smith Tabernacle, The Rev. Lewis B. Sutton; Allen Temple (Cordele), The Rev. Gregory Homer; Allen Chapel (Fort Valley), The Rev. Louise Smith-Hill; and Perry Chapel, The Rev. Sharon Homer.

About the AME Church in Georgia

There are over 500 African Methodist Episcopal Churches with close to 89,000 members in Georgia. Under the administration of Bishop William Phillips DeVeaux and Dr. Pam DeVeaux, since 2004, the AME Church holds its conferences and convocations in key Georgia cities to let the people of this state know that we are about the business of ministering to the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and environmental needs of all people by spreading a liberating message through word and deed.

The mid- year AME Convocation is held annually in October in Macon. The Annual Founders' Day is held in Savannah in February. A Post Conference Planning Meeting is held in Atlanta annually in May after the series of six Annual Conferences. The Leadership and Ministry Congress, which places emphasis on youth and leadership development, is held annually in Augusta usually in July. Our major accomplishments are building new churches, preaching the gospel, developing leadership, and ministering to Georgia’s youths.