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Jonesboro church holding Power Summit 2004

Compiled by Greg Gelpi

Oak Park Church in Jonesboro will hold Power Summit 2004 at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 and 10 a.m. Sept. 12. Bishop T.F. Tenney and Thetus Tenney will be guest speakers. For more information, call (770) 478-7887.

First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro will celebrate the dedication of its new sanctuary at 11 a.m. Sept. 26. Call (770) 478-8118 to learn more.

First Baptist Church of Hampton will have a fall festival Sept. 25. Volunteers are needed to hand out free balloons, water and information on the church. AWANA members are needed to walk in the parade. Call (770) 946-4804 for more information.

Anvil Block United Methodist Church in Ellenwood will have a revival at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 with the Rev. Eugene Walton, Sept. 19 with the Rev. Clay Jacobs and Sept. 26 with the Rev. Winnie Thomas. For more information, call (770) 474-1173. The church will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 18. Breakfast, lunch and baked goods will be sold. To rent space, call (770) 506-7344 or (770) 474-7182.

St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church in Forest Park will celebrate its 49th Anniversary Homecoming at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 26 with a worship service and Communion at 10:30 a.m. followed by a reception. Charter members will be the honored guests, and photo albums will be on display. The church has 9:15 a.m. Sunday school and 10:30 a.m. worship services and Communion Sundays. Call (404) 366-3560 to learn more.

First Christian Church of Stockbridge is holding Jazzercise classes. Enjoy an hour of aerobics, weight training and meeting new friends. Any fitness level is welcome. Call Alison or Rayna for more information at (770) 313-0783 or visit www.jazzercise.com.

An Evening with the McKameys, a night of gospel singing, will be presented at 7 p.m. Saturday in the East Carrollton Recreation Center. For more information, call (256) 357-4147.

Inman United Methodist Church in Fayetteville will cosponsor the Eighth Annual Inman Farm Heritage Days from 9 a.m. until dark Sept. 17 to Sept. 19. Featured will be items such as antique tractors, gas engines, thrashing and bailing equipment, a grist mill, arts and crafts and a parade. Call (770) 461-9059 for more information.

Pinecrest Baptist Church invites present and past members to Church Heritage Day at 10:45 a.m. Sept. 26, the last day the church will celebrate services at its Morrow location. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m. Sunday services will be moved to Dutchtown Middle School starting Oct. 3. Wednesday services will be moved to Pates Creek Elementary starting Oct. 6. For more information, visit www.pinecrestbaptist.com or call (678) 432-2015.

The Jones Memorial First United Methodist Church of Morrow Youth "Jump Start" Program will begin at 9:15 a.m. Sunday. The church is holding classes on Methodism at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. A conversational Spanish class be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. "The Purpose Drive Church" will restart at 6 p.m. Wednesday. A new Sunday school for high school seniors and young adults will start meeting at 9:45 a.m. Sunday. For more information about any of these events, call (404) 366-4039.

Tara Baptist Church AWANA, a Bible club for boys and girls, meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sundays. The church offers a free 12-step Christian recovery program at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. For more information, call (770) 473-0874.

Jodeco Road United Methodist Church in Stockbridge offers the ALPHA Course on Thursday evenings. The ALPHA Course is a 15-session course based on "The Questions of Life" by Nicky Gumbel. Nursery and children's programs are available. Call (770) 957-8300 to learn more.

The Church of Christ in Riverdale announced its church services. Sunday morning Bible classes for all ages are at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship services are at 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. and Bible classes are at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Call (770) 994-7591 to learn more.

Locust Grove United Methodist Church will offer Disciple I, Disciple II, Disciple III, Disciple IV and Companions in Christ Bible classes this fall. Call (770) 957-9605 or write to LGUMC@att.net for more information.

DivorceCare meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Spivey Community Church. The group helps those who are separated and divorced with healing. A new group for children ages 6 to 13 coping with divorce and separation meets at the same time. For more information, call (770) 506-3414.

Free Grace Seminary will offer Bible courses on college and seminary levels. The Monday night courses are designed to train vocational ministers and lay people in both the content and the communication of the free grace gospel of Jesus Christ. For more information, visit www.freegraceseminary.org or call (404) 408-4113.

In The Light Ministries Inc. is holding auditions for its recording choir The Voices of Triumph. For more information, call (770) 968-1582.

The First Baptist Church Early Learning Center is registering for the coming school year. The center offers preschool classes for children from 6 months to 4 years old and state-approved kindergarten classes. Call Sherry Jones or Kim Blackwood at (770) 471-9585 to learn more.

Horizon Pointe Church in McDonough celebrates Recovery every Tuesday at 7 p.m. This is a Christian recovery program for anyone who struggles with chemical addiction or codependency. For more information, call (770) 320-7008.

The Voices of Christ Prophetic Poetry Team meets on the first Saturday of every month at 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.voicesofchrist.org or call (770) 968-0202. The team

Jones Memorial First United Methodist Church in Morrow's "U-Turn" meets from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information, call (404) 366-4039.

Lake City Spirit Life Church of God, a new church in Lake City, has Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. Sunday worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Night Bible Study and 7 p.m. Thursday Night Hour of Prayer. Call (678) 517-7426 to learn more.

Jones Memorial First United Methodist Church in Morrow has a Tae Bo group that meets from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Fellowship Hall. For more information, call (404) 366-4039.

House of Refuge Ministries, 251 N. Main St., Jonesboro, has a single parents group that meets at 5 p.m. Sundays. The center also has support and encouragement for people with depression from a Biblical perspective in a group setting at 7 p.m. Thursdays. Other meetings are the teen group at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, anger group at 7 p.m. Tuesdays and women's group at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays. For more information, call (678) 479-8093 or (404) 819-6049. Registration is required.

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.

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 rudyru777run@yahoo.com to learn more.

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 Atlanta South Singing Class meets at 7 p.m. on the first and third Mondays at Jonesboro Baptist Church. The group performs 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.

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.

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