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Bethlehem comes to New Macedonia Baptist Church

Dec. 20

Under the leadership of Rev. Gerry T. Anderson, New Macedonia Baptist Church is hosting, "A Visit to Bethlehem," on Saturday Dec. 20, from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m. The entire community is invited to step back in time to commemorate when Jesus Christ was born. The event will feature a live nativity scene, several craft stations, and light refreshments. The event is free to the public. For more information, call (678) 479-8190, ext. 2. The church is located at 7725 Highway 85 in Riverdale.

Dec. 21

The Southeastern Bluegrass Association will hold its monthly meeting at Fayette Community Church this Sunday, Dec. 21, at 3 p.m. There will be a stage show and jam sessions after that. Please bring an instrument and a friend. Admission is free to the public. The church is located at 383 Fayette Place in Fayetteville.

Dec. 21, 24

Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 5320 Phillips Drive in Lake City, will host two separate Christmas activities on two separate days. On Dec. 21, from 11 a.m. to noon, the church will host a Poinsettia Service, as well as the Christmas Cantata, "Festival of Carols." On Dec. 24, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., the church will host its Christmas Eve Communion Service. For more information, call (678) 565-9607.

Dec. 24

We love Christmas at Community Bible Church and we're looking forward to spending Christmas Eve with you and your family! Join us for our beautiful candlelit services featuring powerful music and an intimate time of communion on Dec. 24, at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the auditorium and chapel. Community Bible Church is located at 2001 Jodeco Road in Stockbridge. For more information, call (770) 914-0808.

Dec. 29

Perfecting the Saints Ministries of Riverdale will host Jazzy J's, the Christian alternative to night time entertainment, on Saturday, Dec. 29, from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Come experience the ambiance of a warm and inviting atmosphere, awesome music, delectable buffet, and live entertainment. Call Jazzy J's to reserve your seat at (678) 961-8102. Jazzy J's is located in the Fox Glove Center at 465 Upper Riverdale Road, Suite 5 in Riverdale.

Dec. 31

On New Year's Eve, join Lion of Judah Family Worship Center for a commanding "Transition of Power Service," starting at 10 p.m. The new year will be filled with new challenges. However, new champions are continually arising to finish strong. Please invite your friends and family to hear the prophetic word of God. The worship center is located at 6030 Highway 85, Suites 202-204 in Riverdale. For more information, call (678) 833-9172 or visit www.lojfwc.org.

Jan. 4, 11

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University (FPU) coming to Community Bible Church this January. Financial Peace University is a life-changing program that teaches you how to make the right decisions with your money. Learn about how to save money, live on a budget, communicate about money, eliminate debt, find bargains, and experience the joy of giving. The orientation for the program is Sunday evening, Jan. 4. Cost for FPU materials is $93 per family. The first class will begin on Sunday evening, Jan. 11. For more information, please call Jenny at (770) 914-0808, extension 222. The church is located at 2001 Jodeco Road in Stockbridge.

Ongoing

Community Bible Church, located at 2001 Jodeco Road in Stockbridge, is excited to announce new service times beginning Jan. 4, 2009. Auditorium services will take place at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Chapel services will take place at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Reflections services (prayer and communion) will take place in the chapel at 12 p.m. For more information, call (770) 914-0808 or visit www.communitybiblechurch.com.

Center of Hope Church, where Rev. Alfreda Young is senior pastor, has moved from Headland Drive in East Point to 3460 Noah's Ark Road in Jonesboro. For more information, contact Rev. Young at (678) 595-0653, or e-mail pastorawyoung@aol.com.

Beginning Sunday, Nov. 2, Liberty Baptist Church will have a support group on the first and third Sunday afternoons each month, from 4-5:30 p.m. This class will benefit those who have suffered a significant loss through death, reputation, aging, health, possessions, goal or dream, lost custody of a child as a result of divorce, etc. The cost is $25. For more information, call (770) 478-1635.

Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 5320 Phillips Drive in Morrow, will host the GIRLFRIENDS Leadership and Mentoring Program of Clayton County every other Tuesday, from 6-8:30 p.m. We are a 501(c3) organization. For more information, call (770) 210-1528.

Jonesboro First United Methodist Church invites you to participate in a Taizé Prayer Service. The Taizé Prayer service is a meditative experience that has been enjoyed by people, young and old, around the world. Its beginnings are in a small community called Taizé, located in France. The overarching theme of a Taizé Worship Service is reconciliation through prayer. This worship experience is offered on Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m., in the sanctuary.

Unity South Atlanta Church invites the community to worship at 10 a.m., Sundays at Pristine Chapel Lakeside, located at 7541 Mt. Zion Blvd., in Jonesboro. Unity South Atlanta Church teaches positive, practical Christianity. The church is affiliated with publishers of The Daily Word and the Association of Unity Churches. To learn more, go online to www.unitysouthatlantachurch.com.

Liberty Baptist Church in Riverdale is looking for men and women interested in participating with other churches throughout Georgia in witnessing to people in jails and prisons. Training will be provided. If you are interested, contact the church office or Bob Baptist at (678) 571-0423.

Faith Notes is a regular feature of the Clayton News Daily compiled by staff writer Joel Hall. To submit an item for publication, e-mail jhall@news-daily.com, or fax to (770) 472-2060 attention: Faith Notes.