St. Augustine's Episcopal Church, located at 1221 Morrow Road in Morrow, is hosting a free community breakfast, 9-10 a.m., on the second Saturday of each month. The breakfast March 14 will honor Clayton County Aging Services, and the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren program. For more information, call (770) 471-2415.
The ROC at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro will host "Family Fuel" on March 14, from 9:30 a.m., to 3:30 p.m. The conference will teach parents how to be the primary influence in their child's life. The conference is for students, parents, and expectant parents of fifth- through twelfth-graders. The cost is $20 per person, or a maximum of $50 per family, and includes materials and lunch. Register at www.360studentministries.com, or call (770) 478-6710.
Midway Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2280 Godby Road in College Park, will celebrate Women's Day this weekend with a Women's Day Breakfast on Saturday, March 14, at 9:30 a.m. The annual Women's Day Worship Service is on Sunday, March 15 at 10:30 a.m. The breakfast will feature Jennifer Carner, associate minister of Greater Travelers Rest Baptist Church in Decatur. The worship service will feature guest preacher, Rev. Terri D. Lemons, associate pastor of Cascade United Methodist Church in Atlanta. For more information, call (404) 768-5648.
Flowing River Fellowship, located at 3706 Jodeco Road in McDonough, will present "Dinner at the River" on March 14, at 7 p.m., featuring Mike Warnke as the guest speaker. Tickets are $25 each and must be purchased no later than Sunday, March 8. Proceeds will go to the church's youth mission trip this summer. Warnke will also preach at the church's morning worship service on March 15. The service begins at 10:30 a.m. For tickets and more information about "Dinner at the River," call (678) 432-1688.
Tara Baptist Church, located at 10461 Tara Boulevard, in Jonesboro, will host a traditional Jewish Passover Seder on Sunday, March 15, at 6 p.m. For more information, call (770) 473-0874, or visit www.tarabaptist.com.
Dixon Grove Baptist Church, located at 7690 Fielder Road in Jonesboro, will observe its 53rd anniversary on March 15. The Rev. Michael T. Walker of Mt. Gilead Baptist Church in Atlanta, will preach at the 8 a.m., service. Pastor James E. Harris will give the sermon at the 11 a.m., service, and the Rev. Wimbley Hale of Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church in Jonesboro will preach at 3 p.m. Sunday school will be at 9:45 a.m. For more information, call (770) 471-1021, or (770) 378-0182.
Morrow Presbyterian Church, located at 6171 Huie Drive in Morrow, will host its annual sale of books, DVDs, CDs, tapes and baked goods in support of the American Cancer Society. For years, the sale has provided patrons a way to donate books, DVDs, CDs and tapes they no longer want, and buy items they want at low prices. The sale will be sponsored by the church's Relay for Life team, "The Cross Walkers." Donated items are being accepted at the church office until March 20, weekdays from 9 a.m., to 2 p.m. Any questions may be directed to the church office at (770) 961-5444.
It's chicken stew time again at Anvil Block United Methodist Church, located at 3895 Anvil Block Road in Ellenwood. The church will host its annual Chicken Stew on Saturday, March 21, from 1 to 4 p.m. Dine-in and take-out orders are welcome. The price of take-out stew is $20 for a gallon and $5 for a quart. Dine-in prices are $5 for adults and $2 for children under 12 years of age. For advance orders, call Hoyt Chamlee at (770) 506-7344.
New Life Presbyterian Church, located at 6600 Old National Highway in College Park, will host a new contemporary worship service on Sunday, March 22, at 11 a.m. The service, which will be preached by Minister Billy Honor, is meant to enhance the spiritual well being of young adults. For more information, call (770) 996-7159.
St. James the Apostle Catholic Church, located at 1000 Decatur Road in McDonough, will host an interfaith concert on Monday, March 23, at 7 p.m., featuring notable Christian entertainers Matt Maher, Brenton Brown, and the Michael Gungor Band. Tickets are $10. Beginning at 1 p.m., the same day, the entertainers will host a one-day Worship Training Seminar dealing with composing, rehearsing a worship band, and building a worship team. Registration for the session will begin at 12 p.m., at a cost of $55. For more information, call Diane Scarbrough at (770) 957-5441, ext. 104, or visit www.stjamesmcdonough.com. Tickets can be purchased at www.itickets.com.
Forest Park First Baptist Church's VIP Ministries will meet Tuesday, March 24, at 10:45 a.m., in the church's fellowship hall for a special lunch program of interest to senior citizens. The guest speaker will be Michael Jenkins, a former bounty hunter and an ordained minister, who assists in activities at Liberty Hill Baptist Church in Hampton. The church is located at 634 Main St., in Forest Park. For more information, call (404) 366-6333.
The Community Impact Center, located at 2450 Mt. Zion Parkway, Suite 400 in Jonesboro, will host free HIV testing on Saturday, March 28, from 11 a.m., to 1 p.m. The test will utilize the OraQuick system, which requires no needles or loss of blood and gives results in 20 minutes. For more information, call (678) 422-4787. The Community Impact Center will also host a Nutrition Makeover Workshop March 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The seminar will include information on positive nutrition, the benefits of drinking water, and eating tips for diabetics. For more information, call (678) 422-4787.
Jazzy J's, a Christian alternative to nighttime entertainment, is presenting "The Fellowship" on Saturday, March 28, from 7 p.m., to midnight. Disc jockey Sterling Anthony will be mixing the latest tracks in gospel music. Visitors will experience a warm and inviting atmosphere, awesome music and a delectable buffet. Donations are welcome. Call Jazzy J's at (678) 961-8102 to reserve your seat. The Christian nightclub is located at 465 Upper Riverdale Road, Suite 5, in Riverdale, in the Fox Glove Center.
Honey Women and Children, Inc., will host a Recession Networking Prayer Breakfast and Dinner on Friday, April 3, at Trinity Family Cafe, located at 1423 Stockbridge Road in Jonesboro. The guest speaker will be Honey Clark, an entrepreneur with 20 years of experience. Community businesses and job seekers are invited to attend. The breakfast will take place from 7-8:30 a.m. The dinner will take place from 7-8:30 p.m., with all-you-can-eat whiting fish for $7.99. To reserve a seat, please call (678) 768-6114 or (678) 817-3873. For more information, visit www.mytrinitycafe.com.
April 5, 9, 10
Christ Our Hope Lutheran Church, located at 2165 Highway 138, S.W., in Riverdale, will host several events in preparation for Easter. The Palm Sunday Procession of the Palms will take place on April 5 at 8:30 a.m., and 11 a.m., celebrating Jesus' entry into Jerusalem. Maundy Thursday Communion Services will take place on April 9, with worship and communion at noon and a simple meal and communion at 7 p.m. The Good Friday Service of Tennebrae will take place on April 10, at 7:30 p.m., remembering the crucifixion of Christ. For more information, call (770) 997-7117.
Noah's Ark Holiness Church, formerly located at 3460 Noah's Ark Road in Jonesboro, has moved. The new location is 1404 Barnesville Road in Griffin. For more information about service times and for directions to the new church building, call (770) 467-8638, or (770) 227-6644.
Jodeco Road United Methodist Church, located at 1500 Jodeco Road in Stockbridge, will host its "Preparing Your Hearts for Easter" class until April 7, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The cost is $12. For more information, call (770) 957-8300.
Liberty Baptist Church, located at 1077 Ga. Highway 314 in Riverdale, hosts a Grief and Loss Support Group on the second and fourth Sundays of each month, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., in room 203. The class uses videos from Norman Wright, workbooks, and group discussion. For more information, contact Bob Baptist at (678) 571-0423.
Jodeco Road United Methodist Church, located at 1500 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, hosts Family Movie Nights on the last Friday of each month. Concessions are offered at 6 p.m. The movie starts at 7 p.m. The cost of admission is one non-perishable food item per person. All children must be accompanied by an adult. On the second Wednesday of each month at 12:15 p.m., the church hosts the "Young at Heart" luncheon. Participants are asked to bring one covered dish to share. For more information, call (770) 957-8300.
Community Bible Church, located at 2001 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, announced new service times beginning Jan. 4. 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 noon. For more information, call (770) 914-0808, or visit www.communitybiblechurch.com.
Center of Hope Church has moved from Headland Drive in East Point to 3460 Noah's Ark Road in Jonesboro. For more information, contact the Rev. Alfreda Young at (678) 595-0653, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jones Memorial United Methodist Church, located at 5320 Phillips Drive, Morrow, hosts the Girlfriends Leadership and Mentoring Program of Clayton County every other Tuesday, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. For more information, call (770) 210-1528.
Unity South Atlanta Church hosts community worship at 10 a.m., on Sundays, at Pristine Chapel Lakeside, located at 7541 Mt. Zion Boulevard, Jonesboro. The church is affiliated with publishers of The Daily Word and the Association of Unity Churches. For more information, visit 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. For more information, 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 email@example.com, or fax to (770) 472-2060, attention: Faith Notes.