Thanksgiving service Nov. 18 at New Mount Marriah Baptist
The 2018 Community Thanksgiving Service sponsored by the Optimist Club of Perdido Bay will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18 at New Mount Marriah Missionary Baptist Church, located at 32852 US Hwy. 98 in Lillian. All Lillian churches are invited to participate, with the pastors or their representatives taking an active role. The service includes scripture readings, prayer, a Thanksgiving message and music performed by James Gorham and the New Mount Marriah Missionary Baptist Church choir directed by Marvin Showers. Fellowship will be held in the church hall following the service. This event has served as the beginning of the holiday season for many years and provides an opportunity for the community to gather together to thank God for the many blessings He has bestowed on Lillian in the past year and to ask for His continued help in the next.