Compiled by Greg Gelpi
The Voices of Christ Prophetic Poetry Team was featured in the May issue of Charisma Magazine. The article can be found at http://www.charismamag.com/articledisplay.pl?ArticleID=8855. The team will host an open microphone June 11 at Faith Deliverance Tabernacle in Decatur. The team will also perform at a homeless shelter in Atlanta June 29 and July 24 will be the team's next Harvest Faith. For more information, visit www.voicesofchrist.org.
Harvest Faith International Ministries will hold a community picnic at 2 p.m. Saturday with free food and a clothing drive for children and adults. The event will include face painting, games, music and a clown for children. Call Theresa Harvard Johnson at (770) 968-0202 to learn more.
Noah's Ark Church in Jonesboro will host the Piedmont Bible College Chorale at 7 p.m. May 11. For more information, call (770) 471-3633.
Family Life Missionary Baptist Church in Morrow will have a Mother's Day Luncheon and Fashion Show from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 8. The cost is $13 with some of the proceeds going to the American Cancer Society. For more information, call Sister Val Outler at (678) 422-3227.
Morrow First United Methodist Church is holding free English as a second language classes from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays until June 9. To learn more, call (770) 961-4668.
First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro holds meetings on the fourth Thursday of each month for adults in their 20s and 30s. The time and place varies. Visit the young adults section of www.presbyteryofgreateratl.org for more information. The Presbyterian Women of the church wants to recognize this year's high school and college graduates June 6. Call Eloise Belle Isle at (770) 478-8118 with graduate information.
Pinecrest Baptist Church in Morrow will have Celebration Sunday, its official groundbreaking at 10 a.m. May 16. The celebration will begin at 6021 Maddox Road in Morrow and will proceed to the site of the new church on Foster Drive in McDonough.
For more information, call (404) 363-4901.
The Fourth Annual Unity Walk/Run sponsored by Christians for Change Baptist Church in Riverdale will be at 8 a.m. May 15. The cost for the 5K walk and run is $10 and includes a T-shirt. To learn more, call (770) 991-7080.
Friendship Baptist Church in College Park is celebrating Youth Week 2004 until Sunday with a Youth Day Service at 10:15 a.m. May 2. For more information, call (404) 349-6040.
Faith Walk Ministries, Inc. of College Park will have "Singles' Conference 2004: Saved, Single and Successful" at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. The guest speaker will be Detta West of Peachtree City. Call (770) 994-0033 to learn more.
Voice to the Nations Worship Center in Griffin will have a golf tournament to benefit the church's mission trips. The four-person Fort Lauderdale-style tournament will be at 8 a.m. May 22 at Morgan Dairy Golf Club in Milner. The cost is $240 per team, and breakfast and lunch are provided. To register, call (770) 228-9281 by May 8.
Divine Faith Ministries International of Jonesboro will have a community health and business fair from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will include free cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes screenings, food and games. Call (770) 603-0025 for more information.
Anvil Block United Methodist Church in Ellenwood will have a spring festival and cookout Saturday. An arts and crafts fair will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call (770) 474-1173.
Apostle W. Denae Lemons, pastor of In the Light Ministries Inc., will speak at 11:45 a.m. Sunday in the conference room of the Chamblee Inn, 6326 Old Dixie Road, Jonesboro. For more information, call (770) 968-1582.
Liberty Baptist Church in Riverdale will have Senior Adult Day at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Dr. Randy Wood, senior pastor, will speak. There will also be music, exhibits and testimonies. A covered-dish dinner will follow. For more information, call (770) 461-5644.
First Baptist Church in Jonesboro and Shiloh Baptist Church will have a time of prayer for our nation in front of the Worship Center of First Baptist Church. The prayer will be at noon Thursday. The First Baptist Church Chapel will be open for prayer from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. To learn more, call (770) 478-6710.
Family Life Missionary Baptist Church in Morrow will have a Warrior of the Word Bible-Based Summer Camp from May 24 to July 29 for children ages 5 to 15. Camp will include Bible lessons, character education, computer enrichment, math and reading review, art, music, drama and trips. To learn more, call (678) 422-3227.
Philadelphia Presbyterian Church in Forest Park will have a rummage sale to benefit Shepherd Clinic of Morrow. The sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
Clothing, computer parts, furniture and more will be sold.
For more information, call (404) 366-1851.
Forest Park Church of Christ is hosting marriage enrichment seminars at 5 p.m. Sundays. The final seminar will be Christian Communication Between Husband and Wife Sunday. For more information, call (404) 366-3820.
First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro will have its adult seniors Spring Fling Wednesday. The event will include a health fair, entertainment, fishing and bingo. Call Eloise Belle Isle at (404) 366-5318 for more information.
The Clayton County Ministers Conference will hold a National Day of Prayer Breakfast at the beach of Clayton County International Park at 6:30 a.m. Thursday. Tickets are $10. Call (770) 477-4439 to learn more.
The House of Refuge Ministries announced new support groups. The Boundaries Support Group will meet at 5 p.m. Sundays until May 23. Divorce Care will meet at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays until May 8. Parenting Teens will have its final meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday. To learn more, call (678) 479-8093 or (404) 819-6049.
St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Jonesboro celebrates Atlanta for Spirit and Truth Adoration at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Call (678) 794-3200 or write to email@example.com to learn more.
Faith United Methodist Church in Riverdale will celebrate its 40th anniversary Sunday. The church will have a birthday party in the fellowship hall following the 11 a.m. service. The church is asking people to make "A Leap of Faith" as part of leap year by attending services. For more information, call the Rev. Michael Wilson at (770) 477-7617.
Riverdale Presbyterian Church has rental space available after its Sunday services. Space is also available various days of the week. For more information, call (770) 997-5909.
The First Baptist Church of Jonesboro is accepting applications for its Super Summer program, a recreational, educational, spiritual and social enrichment program. The program is for children who have finished kindergarten through fifth grades. For more information, call Kim Blackwood at (770) 471-9585.
Atlanta Fest, the South's largest Christian music festival, will be held at Six Flags Over Georgia from June 16 to June 19. For more information, call (800) 783-8839 or visit www.atlantafest.com.
The Atlanta South Singing Class meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays at Jonesboro Baptist Church. The group will begin performing at 7 p.m. on the fifth Saturday of each month at Bethel Baptist Church in Jonesboro. To learn more, call Jessie Simon at (770) 603-0764 or David Fields at (770) 473-4554.
House of Refuge Ministries in Jonesboro is offering new support groups. Dealing with Conflict will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesdays. At 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Growing through Divorce will meet. Purpose Driven Life will meet at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Boundaries will meet at 9:30 p.m. Saturdays. Grief and Loss will meet at 5 p.m. Sundays. Also at 5 p.m. Sundays, Building Godly Character will meet. For more information, call (678) 479-8093.
The Voices of Christ Prophetic Poetry Team is offering Christian poetry classes. The group also hosts an open microphone Christian poetry night at 7:30 p.m. on the third Sunday of every month at Harvest Faith International Ministries in Morrow. The cost is $4 for adults and children and $3 for poets. For more information, call (770) 898-0455, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.voicesofchrist.org.
McDonough Christian Church will offer Bible study classes for college credit. The Bible study will cover the book of Romans and will be taught through Atlanta Christian College. The classes will be at 7 p.m. Tuesdays this Tuesday. The cost is $245. Call Jim Martin at (770) 954-9332 Ext. 282 to register.
A membership drive is being held by the Voices of Christ Prophetic Poetry Team. Membership is free. For more information, attend the group's regular meetings from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on the third Saturday of every month at Harvest Faith International Ministries in Morrow or call (770) 898-0455.
The Men's Group of Christ Our Hope Lutheran Church meets at 8:30 a.m. on the fourth Saturday of every month for breakfast and fellowship. For more information, call (770) 997-7117.
The Clayton County Ministers' Conference meets at 8:30 a.m. the first Thursday of every month at the county Community Service Agency in Forest Park. For more information, call (404) 363-0575.
"Bread of Life" cookbooks, featuring 493 recipes, are being sold at Locust Grove United Methodist Church for $10 each. Proceeds benefit UMW mission projects. For more information, call (770) 957-9605 or visit www.locustgroveumc.com.
Rex World Outreach offers worship and teaching from Pastor Paul Glass at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. For more information, call (770) 961-5433.
Religion briefs appear 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.
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