By Special to the Daily World
Providence Missionary Baptist Church, under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Dr. Gerald L. Durley, will host its 140th anniversary.

On Saturday, Oct. 15, the church will host its first annual street festival from noon – 6 p.m. The festival will be held in front of the church, located on the corner of Benjamin E. Mays Drive and Beecher Road.

The streets will be blocked off to accommodate vendor booths and allow patrons to mingle freely.

There will be live cultural performances, vendors and activities for the entire family.  Featured special guest is Praise 102.5 FM from  noon – 2 p.m. via live broadcast.

The church is located at 2295 Benjamin E. Mays Drive in Southwest Atlanta.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact 404-752-6869 or 404-521-8186 or visit Providence’s website at

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