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Jazzy J's offers Christian alternative to clubbing

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. 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

One Heart Community Church, will ring in the New Year on Dec. 31 with a family-friendly event, hosted by the church from 9 p.m., to midnight. Special activities for children will be available. For more information, call (678) 289-0087 or visit www.oneheartcommunitychurch.com. The church is located at 134 East Atlanta Road in Stockbridge.

Dixon Grove Baptist Church, located at 7690 Fielder Road in Jonesboro, will host a Watch Night Service on Wednesday night, Dec. 31 at 9:30 p.m. Many choirs, groups and soloists have been invited to participate. Pastor James E. Harris will do a special rendition of Sam Cooke's "A Change is Gonna Come." Join us for a night of celebration, prayer and reflection. For more information, you may contact (770) 471-1021 or (770) 471-2150.

Midway Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2280 Godby Road in College Park, cordially invites you to attend its Watch Night Service, Wednesday, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m. The sermon will be preached by the Rev. Judge Penny Brown Reynolds, first lady, and star of "Family Court with Judge Penny." For more information, call the church at (404) 768-5648.

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) is 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.