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Tomato sandwich party at First Baptist of Morrow

July 26

First Baptist Church of Jonesboro will host the Southern Crescent Sunday School Leadership Conference, entitled, "Moving Forward ... Building on the Past," on Saturday, July 26. Registration is at 8 a.m. The church is located at 147 Church Street in Jonesboro. For more information, call (770) 478-6710.

July 27-30

The 2008 CampMeeting, with the theme "Positioning Yourself for Fresh Wind," will be held from Sunday, July 27, through Wednesday, July 30 at Divine Faith Ministries International South Campus, at 9800 Tara Blvd., in Jonesboro.

The four days of events include talks or performances by Dottie Peoples, Bishop Neil Ellis, Pastor Donald Battle, Ms. Darlene McCoy, Pastor Marvin Sapp, Co-Pastor Gwen Battle, Pastor Rod Parsley, and others, with events scheduled mornings and evenings. All seats are free. For more information, call (770) 814-9992, or (770) 603-0025.

Aug. 2

The sixth annual Tomato Sandwich Party benefit to support the Good Shepherd Clinic in Morrow will take place on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 5-7:30 p.m., in the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church of Morrow. There will be live entertainment, tours of the clinic from 6:30-7:30 p.m., and, of course, the tomato sandwiches made famous by the Wood family. All proceeds will benefit the Good Shepherd Clinic, which is supported solely by donations and volunteers. The clinic is presently accepting donations and looking for sponsors. For more information, call (770) 968-1310. The Good Shepherd Clinic is located at 6392 Murphy Drive in Morrow, next to First Baptist Church of Morrow.

Aug. 4

Hampton First Baptist will host breakfast fellowship for mothers on Monday, Aug. 4 at 8 a.m. Meet at the church after getting your little ones off to their first day of school. Don't bring anything, just yourself. The church is located at 85 McDonough Street in Hampton. For more information, call (770) 946-4804 or visit www.fbchampton.org.

Aug. 9

School-age children and their parents are encouraged to attend the community-wide "Back to School Block Party," hosted by Community Bible Church, located at 2001 Jodeco Road in Stockbridge. The event will take place Saturday, Aug. 9, from 2-6 p.m. Children and parents alike can spend a relaxing afternoon preparing for the new school year while enjoying live entertainment, crafts, inflatables, and information kiosks from various family-friendly businesses. Information will also be provided on Internet safety, drug awareness, and other issues facing children in today's society. For more information, or to donate supplies, call (770) 914-0808 ext. 222 or e-mail jenny@communitybiblechurch.com.

Aug. 10

Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church, located at 6021 Maddox Road in Morrow, invites you to our "Back to School Preparation and Worship Service," at 10:45 a.m., on Aug. 10. Youth in attendance will receive free school supplies at the conclusion of the service, while supplies last. Try to get there early. For more information, call (678) 925-6691.

Hampton First Baptist will host Family Comedy and Music Night on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. The night will be hosted by Scott Davis and Billy Lord. Make your plans to join us and be ready to laugh. The church is located at 85 McDonough Street in Hampton. For more information, call (770) 946-4804 or visit www.fbchampton.org.

Aug. 17

Hampton First Baptist will host two performances by Dan Oxley, master trumpet player, on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 9:30 a.m., and 11 a.m. As a studio musician and producer, Dan has backed up numerous artists in secular and Christian music. Oxley has also released several solo albums of his own. You will enjoy this time of praise and worship. The church is located at 85 McDonough Street in Hampton. For more information, call (770) 946-4804 or visit www.fbchampton.org.

November 10-11

The Georgia Baptist Convention will take place at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, Nov. 10-11. Volunteers are needed. The church is located at 147 Church Street in Jonesboro. Please call (770) 478-1635 or (770) 478-6710, for more information.

Ongoing

St. Philip Benizi Preschool and Mother's Morning Out, at 591 Flint River Rd., in Jonesboro, is accepting registration for children ages 12 months to 4 years, for the 2008-09 school year. The preschool provides children with a quality education in a safe, Christian, loving environment, while enriching their lives through creative play, computer classes, exploration and hands-on learning activities. For more information, call (770) 478-0178.

Liberty Baptist Church in Riverdale is looking for men and women interested in participating with other churches throughout Georgia in witnessing to people in our jails and prisons. Training will be provided. We will start going out in September 2008. If you are interested, please 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.