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Inman Methodist hosting guest speaker

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Former director of the Office of Management and Budget for President Jimmy Carter, Bert Lance, will be the guest speaker at Laity Sunday services at Inman United Methodist Church in Fayetteville on Oct. 19. The number is (770) 461-9059.

Nick "The Greek" Pirovolous, author of "Too Mean to Die," which chronicles his life of crime in New York City and his near death and recovery, will speak at Rex World Outreach at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The church is at 6755 Fielder Road in Rex. The number is (770) 961-5433.

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church is holding its 18th annual craft show Nov. 7 and 8. The hours for that Friday are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and that Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be 52 crafters and plenty of food for sale. There is no admission charge. Proceeds benefit the church missions.

Community Bible Church, 2001 Jodeco Road in Stockbridge, is holding an evening of hope and celebration for those whose lives have been touched by cancer. Tickets are $10 and available at the door. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. The number is (770) 914-7719.

First Baptist Church of Riverdale will hold a Western Roundup Day Sunday. There will be a barbecue luncheon after the 11 a.m. service. Sunday School classes with perfect attendance for its 9:45 a.m. service will get free doughnuts.

Jones Memorial United Methodist, located at 5320 Phillips Drive in Lake City, will be holding a revival Sunday, Oct. 26 through Wednesday, Oct. 29.

It will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m. the other nights. Preachers will be the Revs. Herb Chisenhall, Kety Santos, Brent Ward, Floyd Tenney and Brad Greene. The pastor at Jones Memorial is Candy Thacker. The phone number is (404) 366-4039.

First Baptist Church of Hampton will be holding a chili tailgate party at 5 p.m. Sunday for the kick off of "40 Days of Purpose." There will be a simulcast at 6 p.m. The phone number is (770) 946-4804.

St. Luke Lutheran Church in McDonough is holding a special healing service Oct. 12. The service will be laying on of hands and anointing with oil in honor of St. Luke, the evangelist. The service is 10 a.m.

Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School is hosting a Mercy Angels Christmas Craft Show Nov. 15 in the school gymnasium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost of the space for craftsmen is $35. Call (770) 461-2202 ext. 434.

Faith Walk Ministries, Inc. presents "A Community Health Fair Day," Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at Faith Walk Church.

There will be free blood pressure checks, breast cancer information and free food and activities for children.

Call (770) 994-0033.

Faith Walk Church is at 6084 Riverdale Road, College Park.

Community Bible Church sponsors "Divorce Hearts," a DivorceCare support group, every Wednesday at 7 p.m. and every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.

Childcare and children's activities provided.

For more information, call (770) 914-0808.

The First Apostolic Church family is meeting temporarily at the Christian Life Center in Rex Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.

Christian Life Center is at 3406 Rex Road.

For more information, call the Rev. Vandy Pope at (678) 637-8337.

Forest Park Assembly of God is having a Fall Festival Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The event features a country store, kitchen, bakeshop, live music (from 4 to 8 p.m.), games (from 6 to 8 p.m.).

For more information, call (678) 432-9335.

Jonesboro First Baptist Church Youth Basketball League is open to youths ages 3 through 17. Registration is Oct. 1 through Nov. 15, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $10 for 3- and 4-year-olds and $45 for all others.

Children who did not participate last year must sign up on Oct. 25 or Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon so the child can be evaluated.

For more information, call (770) 471-1957.

The congregation will be observing Forty Days of Purpose Oct. 12 through Nov. 16. This is a concentrated effort of spiritual growth based on the principals of God's word and the book, The Purpose of Driven Life by Rick Warren.

Meeting at the Jonesboro Baptist Tabernacle is the Atlanta South Singing Class on the first and third Mondays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The group sings songs from different gospel music publishers.

For more information, call Director David Fields at (770) 473-4554 or Director Jessie Simon (770) 603-0764.

Morrow Presbyterian Church is home to the Solo Flyers group that meets the second and fourth Sunday of every month at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of the group is to gather support, fellowship, and spiritual growth for singles.

For more information, call (770) 961-5444.

Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School is hosting its 2nd annual Mercy Angels Christmas Craft Show Nov. 15. The event is in the gymnasium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost of space for craftsman is $35.

For more information or an application, call (770) 461-2202, extension 434.

Philadelphia Presbyterian Church announces "Sunday Night at the Philly," a new family based, community oriented activity. Meetings are the first and third Sunday of each month from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Visitors, guests, and members are invited.

For more information, call (404) 366-1851.

Riverdale Presbyterian Church has rental space available after its Sunday services. The space is also available on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday.

For more information, call (770) 997-5909.

The Salvation Army in Jonesboro has openings for a new Mother's Morning Out program. The Sunshine Club is for children ages 1 ? to 3 years. The program operates Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon.

For more information, call Melissa Cordova or Tracy Brown at (770) 603-6258, extension 14 or 17.

Timberlake Church of the Nazarene is hosting a Fall Fest Bazaar fundraiser Oct. 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be many crafts and collectible items for sale. Spaces, 10 by 10, are available for vendors for $30. The bazaar is at the church.

For information, call the church office at (770) 478-9840. Leave a message for Catherine or Della.

Unity South Atlanta Church has entered into an agreement with Pristine Chapel Lakeside to hold its worship services at the chapel at 10 a.m. each Sunday.

The public is invited to share the new location and to hear message of positive, practical Christianity.

For more information, call (770) 603-9016 or visit the Web site at www.unityjonesboro.tripod.com.

Church news appears in the News Daily every Friday. To have your news included, fax it to (770) 472-2060, mail it to the News Daily, P.O. Box 368, Jonesboro, Ga. 30237 or drop it by our office at 138 Church St., Jonesboro. The deadline is 6 p.m. Wednesday.