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A New Citizenry in an Old South
By LeRoy Butler, Jr.
This book tells the story of the establishment and expansion of the first black congregation of the Church of Christ in the state of Georgia. Set in the middle of the Great Depression in the small rural town of Valdosta, Georgia, the author uncovers an extraordinary story of unparalleled achievement. The book describes the bitter irony that black preachers had to face as they implored their brothers and sisters to crown Jesus Christ Lord of their lives while living in a region of the country where Jim Crow was king.
Our Service Times
SUNDAY | Morning Bible Study – 9:45 am | Morning Worship Service – 11:00 am | Evening Worship Service – 4:00 pm
James C. Shearry, Sr. serves as an Elder, instructor for the solid foundation class, and a member of the minister’s executive staff.
At the West Adair Church, he served as a deacon, bible school teacher coordinator, member of the finance committee, and bible school teacher. Bro. Shearry has also served as minister for the East Park Avenue Church of Christ in Hahira, Georgia, for fourteen months.
Bro. Shearry attended Valdosta City Schools prior to serving two years in the United States Army as a military police officer. He studied Industrial Residential Electricity at Valdosta Technical College and is currently employed at PCS/Phosphate in White Springs, Florida.
He is married to the former Francine Ceasar. They have three children, Adrina Walker (John), James Jr., and Jennifer Thompson (Timothy) who are all faithful members of the church.
The Woodlawn Forrest Church of Christ has reopened for public assembly as of Sunday, June 7th, 2020. The Leadership Team along with a few others have established protocols to help keep each person who arrives on our campus safe. Please click the button below to register for service. Registering helps us to plan properly before you arrive to ensure all worshippers can practice social distancing per CDC guidelines. If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Church Office: 229-242-7628.