Church hosting Celebrate America

From Staff Reports

Celebrate America, the annual salite to God and country by First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, will be held on July 3 at 6 p.m. in the Church's Worship Center. The special musical guests will be Pine Moutain Railroad. A hotdog supper is from 4 to 5:45 p.m. at the ROC. Tickets are $1 and go on sale June 5 at St. James Place in the church. Tickets may also be purchased during the week at the ROC. For more information call (770) 478-6710 or visit the website at www.fbcjonesboro.com "Soon and Very Soon" is the title of Dr. Dean Haun's new sermon series in June at First Baptist Church, Jonesboro. The summer sermon will center on the Second Coming of Christ. Worship services at the church are 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. at the ROC and 10:45 a.m.

St. Timothy Evangelical Lutheran Church; 5241 Ash Street; Forest Park will be having a Summer Fest July 9 from 2 to 9 p.m. There will be a yard sale, crafts, games, Bible stories, an Ice Cream Social and a free dinner. There will also be a concert by "Captive Free". For futher information call the church office at 404-366-3560.

Youth Basketbal League Registration is being held at the Jonesboro First Baptist Recreation Outreach Center (ROC) for boys and girls ages 13 to 17 years old on July 23, 30 and Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. The cost for basketball is $50. For more information call 770-471-1957.

First Baptist Church of Jonesboro is hosting its Annual Charity Golf Tournament July 25 at Lake Spivey Country Club. The cost is $65 per player and $260 for a team. You may register in St. James Place and the ROC on Sundays. Proceeds benefit the youth of our sports camps. Call Wes Agnew in the Church Office at 770-478-6710 for more information.

Southern Crescent Baptist Church, 334 Lake Dow Rd, McDonough will have its second annual car show July 30 (rain date Aug. 6). Registration is from 9 a.m. until noon, pre-entry $15, day of show $20. For more information call 770-898-9641 or 770-914-0144.

Family Life Missionary Baptist Church, is holding a family conference "Grow the Family," July 31 from 7 to 9 p.m. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. Speakers are Alfred T. Lands and the Rev. Rosemary Lamds. For more information call (678) 422-3227. The church is also featuring Family Revival Celebration July 3-10. Sundays at 4 p.m. and Mondays through Saturdays at 7 p.m. The church is at 1115 Morrow Road, in Morrow.

Stockbridge First United Methodist Church, 4862 North Henry Boulevard in Stockbridge, offers free blood pressure screenings for the community on the second Wednesday night of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The screenings will take place in the preschool building, behind the new sanctuary under construction. For more information, call (770) 474-4111, or look on the Web site at www.stockbridge-umc.org

Free Trauma Resolution Workshop every third Saturday at 10 a.m. Learn how trauma effects daily life and a five step process to regain healthy living. Trauma includes abuse, death of a loved one, divorce, assault, crisis managers. Workshop held at House of Refuge Ministries. Go to the website for directions http://www.hrministries.net/. or Call (678) 479-8093 Christian 12-Step Group Sundays at 3 p.m. A 12-step process of recovery from a Christian perspective. Experience peace and serenity one day at a time. Group held at House of Refuge Ministries. For directions visit http://www.hrministries.net/. or Call (678)479-8093. Any questions call Beverley (404) 819-6049

Experience Jesus, the Jewish Messiah, at Hope of Israel Messianic Fellowship. They meet at the Mark House, 127 College St. across from Jonesboro First Baptist Church in Jonesboro at 11 a.m. on Saturdays. For more information, call Rob at (404) 312-1766 or e-mail rob4yeshua@yahoo.com

VIP Ministries of Forest Park First Baptist Church, 634 Main St. Forest Park, meets Tuesdays beginning at 10:45 a.m. in the church Fellowship Hall. Senior adults are welcome to join in fellowship, lunch, and a special program of interest to senior citizens. Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month with the exception of December. For more information, call (404) 366-6333.

New Beginning Word Center, 6801 Bent Creek Drive, Rex, holds services Wednesdays at 6:30 and 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 10:45 for children Sunday school; 11 a.m. for adult Sunday school; 11:30 a.m. for intercessory prayer and at noon for praise and worship. Candy Saunders is the pastor/prophetess.

Riverdale Presbyterian Church, 6611 Church St., Riverdale, has Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and worship service at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Stephen Austin is pastor. For more information, call (770) 997-5909.

The Morrow Ramblers, a group of Morrow First United Methodist Church's older adult ministries, meet for breakfast the first Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the church's fellowship hall to plan activities and trips. All adults, employed or retired, are invited to attend. Ongoing community outreach programs taking place at the church include aerobics classes Mondays and Fridays at 9:30 a.m. in the church's fellowship hall; an English as a second language class Wednesdays from 12:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Young Adult Classroom; and a Korean ministry that meets Wednesdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and on Sundays for a worship service at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call the church office at (770) 961-4668.

Timberlake Church of the Nazarene, Ga. Highway 85 and Point South Parkway, is now enrolling for Christian Based Summer Day Camp through Aug. 6 from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. for ages 5 through 12 years. For more information, call (770) 478-9840.

New Beginning Word Center, 6801 Bent Creek Drive, Rex, holds Wednesday evening services, intercessory prayer at 6:30 p.m. and praise and worship at 7 p.m. Sunday services, children Sunday school at 10:45 a.m., adult Sunday school at 11 am., intercessory prayer at 11:30 a.m., and praise and worship at noon.

The Jonesboro Stitch-In (affiliated with Embroiderers' Guild of America - Dogwood Chapter) meets every 4th Tuesday at Jonesboro United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Beginner, as well as accomplished, stitchers are welcome. For further information, contact Carol McCullough at (770) 716-1567.

Jacob's Well is the last Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center of First Presbyterian Church of Jonesboro, 1842 Lake Jodeco Road, Jonesboro. Call (770) 478-8118.

House of Refuge Ministries, 251 North Main St., Jonesboro hosts a Depression Workshop the first Thursday of each month. Call (678) 479-8093 to register.

Jonesboro First Christian Church is starting a DivorceCare Class Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Free baby-sitting is available. Call (770) 478-7870 for more info.

The Early Learning Center of First Baptist Church of Jonesboro offers a Summer Program for children ages 1 year to 6 years. Classes feature art, music, in-house "field trips," cooking experiences and more. Dates of operation are Tuesdays through Thursdays through July 28 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Registration is $30 per child and the tuition is $275 per child for the entire eight-week program. Monday care is offered for an additional $100 tuition fee. Call Kim Blackwood or Sherry Jones for more details at (770) 471-9585.

St. Francis of Assisi Anglican Church announces a new Bible Study at the church every Saturday at 10 a.m. Based on the book "Women in the Bible," by Ann Spangler and Jean E. Syswerda, the study is conducted by Joan Spring, a member of the congregation. Refreshments will be served at 10 a.m. and the study begins at 10:30 a.m. Anyone interested in participating should contact Fr. Mike at (770) 472-8888 or Joan Spring at (770) 897-9582.

DC4 Kids Support Group meets every Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Spivey Community Church, 3887 Walt Stephens Road, to help children ages 6 through 13 heal from the hurts of separation and divorce. DivorceCare Support Group meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m. to help separated or divorced with healing. Call (770) 506-3414. Cell: 309-7368.

Dr. Henry Blackaby, noted author of Experiencing God, Hearing God's Voice and other spiritually influenced books, speaks once a month on Tuesdays at 6:30 a.m. in the chapel at Jonesboro First Baptist Church. His message will deal with the role of God and ministry in the workplace. To obtain more information, call (770) 478-6710 or visit www.blackaby.org.

St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church is accepting registration for preschool and Mother's Morning Out. Preschool is for children 15 months to 4 years old and includes creative play, computer classes, exploration and hands on learning activities. For more information, call (770) 478-0178.

First Christian Church of Stockbridge is holding Jazzercise classes. Any fitness level is welcome. Call Alison or Rayna for more information at (770) 313-0783 or visit www.jazzercise.com.

Pinecrest Baptist Church Sunday services have moved to Dutchtown Middle School. Wednesday services have moved to Pates Creek Elementary. For more information, visit www.pinecrestbaptist.com or call (678) 432-2015.

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 announces 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.

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.

Lake City Spirit Life Church of God 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.

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.

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.

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