Tag Archives: Macedonia Baptist Church

Take a Look Inside Macedonia Baptist Church

Abilene is filled with houses of worship but most Abilenians are familiar with the inside of only a handful. A periodic feature in Spirit of Abilene will give you an “Insider’s View” of some of those places you may have driven by many times but never entered.  By LORETTA FULTON NAME: Macedonia Baptist ChurchLOCATION: 608 N. Seventh St.WEBSITE: http://www.macedoniabc-online.org/LEAD PASTOR:

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Watch Night Service Returns

After a year’s absence, thanks to COVID-19, the traditional Watch Night service will once again be held 10 p.m.-midnight, Friday, Dec. 31, at Macedonia Baptist Church, 608 N. Seventh St. Rev. Deori Newman, pastor of Ash Street Baptist Church, will preach the sermon. The service is sponsored by the Greater Abilene Ministers Alliance. The service, originally called “Freedom’s Eve,” commemorates

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Removing the Stigma

Macedonia Baptist Church, 608 N. Seventh St., will host an initiative called Community Conversation at 7 p.m. Nov. 20. to address mental health issues. “Removing the Stigma” is a community service that provides greater awareness of mental health in general and depression specifically. The public is invited to the free event. Several mental health care professionals will share important information

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COVID Cancels Traditional Watch Night Service

By LORETTA FULTON The traditional Watch Night service, which dates to the days of slavery, will not be held in Abilene this year, another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic that continues to disrupt lives. The annual service, held on Dec. 31 each year, is hosted by Macedonia Baptist Church and sponsored by Greater Abilene Ministers Alliance. The service, originally called

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