Saturday

The Henry County Ministerial Alliance will host a community-day workshop Saturday, from 10 a.m., to 4 p.m., at the Shiloh Christian Education Center located at 253 Macon St., in McDonough. The event will address topics including housing, health, finance and legal matters. For more details, call (770) 914-0550.

Victory Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, at 111 Ford Drive in McDonough, will host a job fair Saturday, from 9 a.m., to 12 p.m. Applications will be available for day-care and after-school programs; construction workers; food-and-clothing bank workers; domestic-violence program workers; soup kitchen helpers; community center opportunities; Internet cafe employment; job-training workers and recreation center employees. Interested parties are asked to bring a resume, and complete an application during the job fair. For more details, call (770) 288-2555, or e-mail itshallbefull@aol.com.

Eagle's Landing First Baptist Church, at 2400 Ga. Highway 42 North in McDonough, is currently registering participants for its Upward basketball and cheerleading programs. The cost to participate in basketball was $80 until Oct. 10, and is $85 thereafter. Cheerleading registration was $83 until Oct. 10, and is $88 afterward. Registration forms may be mailed to the church or dropped off at the church entrance, in the Upward mailbox, Sunday through Friday, between 9 a.m., and 5 p.m. The deadline to register is Saturday, Oct. 17. For more details, contact the Children's Ministry office at (678) 818-1059, or visit www.eagleslanding.org/upward.

Saturday, Sunday

Bethlehem Baptist Church will host a women's event Saturday and Sunday. The occasion will include a breakfast at the church on Saturday, at 9:30 a.m., and will continue with a message from Minister Jennifer Carner during a worship service Sunday at 11 a.m. For more details, call (770) 957-1152.

Sunday

Liberty Hill Baptist Church, at 2957 Mt. Carmel Road in Hampton, will celebrate its 164th anniversary Sunday, with a Homecoming Unity Worship service at 11 a.m. On Oct. 31 at 5 p.m., the church will host an Annual Harvest of Blessings Festival Trunk & Treat. For more details, call the church at (770) 946-3238.

Life In The Spirit Full Gospel Church, at 155 Hampton Street in McDonough, will host its Second Annual Homecoming event Sunday, at 10:30 a.m. Music will be provided by the gospel group, Higher Ground, and Pastor Jeff Clark will present a message during the event. Fellowship, and a dinner on the grounds, will follow the service. For more details, call (770) 712-8328.

Lord of Life Lutheran Church, at 3250 Mount Zion Road in Stockbridge, will host a "Polka Worship" event Sunday, during the service at 10:45 a.m. The scheduled musicians are The Three Old Men and Friends. For more details, call Pastor George Earhart at (770) 474-3668.

Ole Country Church, at 2649 Ga. Highway 155 North in McDonough, will host a concert Sunday at 6 p.m., featuring the Greesons. Nursery care will be provided for children age 4 and under, and the public is invited. For more details, call the church at (770) 957-2818.

Glen Haven Baptist Church, at 345 East Lake Road in McDonough, will hold a worship service Sunday at 10:45 a.m., with preaching by Senior Pastor Ralph Easterwood. Sunday School will begin at 9:30 a.m. A Grief Share meeting will be held at 4 p.m., and Awana clubs meet at 5:30 p.m. An evening service is scheduled for 6 p.m. Each Wednesday, the church hosts a Public Servants' Breakfast at 7:30 a.m., and a mid-week service at 6:45 p.m. For more details, visit www.glenhavenbaptist.com, or call (678) 432-5138.

Stockbridge Presbyterian Church, at 4740 North Henry Blvd., will hold services Sunday, beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. A worship service is scheduled for 11 a.m. For more details, call the church at (770) 474-7777.

Oct. 19-23

Heritage Baptist Church, at 1843 Peeksville Road in Locust Grove, will host an "Old Time Religion Revival" Oct. 19-23, at 7 p.m., each night. The scheduled speakers will include Mark Stroud, Barry Goodman and Preston Moore. Nursery care will be provided, and the public is invited. For more details, call (770) 320-7771.

Oct. 21

FrontLine Clubs, a ministry of Bible Baptist Church at 2780 Mt. Carmel Road in Hampton, will hold a football emphasis night Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. Members and guests are encouraged to wear their favorite football team's colors. For more details, call the church at (770) 946-4700 or visit www.BibleBaptistMinistries.com.

Oct. 23

McDonough First United Methodist Church, at 151 Macon Street, will sponsor its fourth annual charity golf tournament Oct. 23, at Cotton Fields Golf Club in McDonough. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The entry cost is $100 per individual or $400 per team. Proceeds will benefit the church's ministries, with one-fourth of the proceeds designated for the Many Hearts, Many Hands project. For more details, or to register, call the church at (770) 957-4150 or visit the church's web site, www.mcdfirst.org, and click on the golf tab.

Oct. 24

Anvil Block United Methodist Church, at 395 Anvil Block Road in Ellenwood, will host a Chicken Stew Time event Oct. 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. Adult plates will be available for $5, and children under 12 can eat for $2. Take-out prices are $20 for a gallon, and $5 for a quart. Bake-sale items will also be available.

Community Bible Church, at 2001 Jodeco Road in Stockbridge, will host a yard sale Oct. 24, from 8 a.m., to 3 p.m. The sale will be part of the Financial Peace University program, to help participants get out of debt. For more details, call (770) 914-0808.

Kelley Presbyterian Church, at 3637 Airline Road in McDonough, will host its annual Fall Festival Oct. 24, from 9 a.m., to 2 p.m. The event will include a yard sale, book sale, a raffle for a handmade quilt, a bake sale with homemade items and a free health fair. Wood-smoked barbecue plates will be available for $7 each. Quantities of five or more plates may be delivered within a five-mile radius, and advance orders can be placed by calling the church. For more details, call (770) 957-7992.

The Southern Crescent Symphony will present a free concert Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m., at Stockbridge First United Methodist Church. The program will feature music by several American composers. For more details, visit the orchestra's web site at www.scsymphony.net, or call (770) 474-4111. The church is located at 4863 North Henry Blvd.

Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, at 397 Racetrack Road in McDonough, will hold a Walk for Others event Oct. 24, at 8 a.m., at Stone Mountain. The church will host an appreciation service Oct. 25, at 10 a.m., in honor of the Rev. Sharma Lewis. A reception will follow the service. On Oct. 31, the church will host a Hallelujah Carnival from 5 to 7 p.m. The public is invited to all events. For more details, call the church at (770) 957-4728, or visit www.wesleychapelumcmcdonough.stirsite.com.

Oct. 25

Flowing River Fellowship, at 3706 Jodeco Road in McDonough, will host Ashley Smith Robinson Oct. 25, during a service at 10:30 a.m. A love offering will be accepted during the event. The church will hold its annual Community Trunks of Treats event Oct. 31, beginning at 5:30 p.m., in the church parking lot. The public is invited to both events. For more details, visit www.flowingriver.org or call (678) 432-1688.

The Savannah State Men's Glee Club Alumni will present a concert Oct. 25, at 11 a.m., at Trinity Community Church, located at 10879 Tara Blvd., in Hampton. The event will serve as the beginning of the church's 43rd anniversary celebration, which will conclude Nov. 1. For more details, call the church at (770) 478-1563.

Shoal Creek Baptist Church, at 99 L.G. Griffin Road in Locust Grove, will hold a fifth anniversary celebration Oct. 25, in honor of Pastor Michael T. Price. The scheduled speaker for the service at 10:45 a.m., is Minister Jennifer Carner, and the Rev. Lionel B. Watson will speak during a separate service, at 3 p.m. The public is invited to both services. For more details, call (770) 957-6230.

Oct. 29

One Heart Community Church, at 134 East Atlanta Road in Stockbridge, will host a Single Adults Learning Together (SALT) service Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. For more details, call the church at (678) 289-0087 or visit www.oneheartcommunitychurch.com.

Oct. 30

Faith Baptist Church, at 346 Ga. Highway 138 East in Stockbridge, will host a fall festival Oct. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will include games, a hay ride, face painting, food and music. The public is invited. For more details, visit at www.faithbaptiststockbridge.net.

Bible Baptist Church, at 2780 Mt. Carmel Road in Hampton, will host a Wild West Family Fest Oct. 30, from 6 to 9 p.m. The free event will offer hay rides, pony rides, moon walks, cake walks, games, face painting and a costume contest for children wearing Western-style clothing. Door prizes and concessions will be available. For more details, call the church at (770) 946-4700 or visit www.BibleBaptistMinistries.com.

Oct. 31

Bethel United Methodist Church, at 245 Fairview Road in Stockbridge, will hold its second annual Fall Family FunFest Oct. 31, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The event will include games, food, a hay ride and music. There is no cost to attend the event. For more details, call (770) 474-2570 or visit www.bethel-umc.com.

Cornerstone Baptist Church, at 171 Collier Road in Stockbridge, will host a Trunk-a-Treat event Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. The public is invited. For more details, call the church at (770) 474-6476.

Living Way Church, at 5295 Ga. Highway 155 North in Stockbridge, will host a free Hallelujah Hoe-Down event Oct. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. Guests are welcome to dress up in Western outfits and costumes. For more details, call Amy Hardeman (770) 474-5595.

Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church, at 992 Mt. Bethel Road in McDonough, will host its annual fall festival Oct. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will include games and a trunk-or-treat activity. For more details, call the church office at (770) 954-1194.

Oakland Baptist Church, at 1005 Ga. Highway 81 West in McDonough, will hold a Harvest Round-Up event Oct. 31, from 4 to 7 p.m. For more details, call (770) 957-1222.

Stockbridge First United Methodist Church, at 4863 North Henry Blvd., will hold its annual Children's Fall Festival and Trunk-or-Treat Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m. The event will be held in the upper parking lot, in front of the main sanctuary building. Scheduled activities include a hay ride, outdoor games, inflatables, face painting, and craft projects for all ages. For more details, call (770) 474-4111 or visit www.stockbridge-umc.org.

Union Grove Baptist Church, at 1360 East Lake Road in McDonough, will host a fall festival Oct. 31, from 3 to 7 p.m. The free event will include food, candy, moon walks and music. The public is invited. For more details, call the church at (770) 957-8207.

Ongoing

Bethlehem Baptist Church, at 643 Bethlehem Road in Locust Grove, hosts services weekly, beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. A worship service is held every Sunday, at 11 a.m., and a mid-week Bible study is held on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. For more details, call (770) 957-1152.

Heritage Baptist Church, at 1843 Peeksville Road in Locust Grove, holds an adult Sunday school class, titled Foundations, each Sunday at 10 a.m. The class is geared toward new Christians, and individuals who are searching for a home church. Call (770) 320-7771.

JourneyPointe Church, at 155 Frog Road in Locust Grove, is currently registering children to participate in "Light Up Luella" during the Thanksgiving break. The event is scheduled Nov. 22-24, from 6 to 8 p.m., and is designed for children ages 3 to fifth-grade. It will include crafts, science projects, music, Bible stories and movie time. For more details, or to register, visit www.journeypointe.com.

Mount Vernon Baptist Church, at 2178 Ga. Highway 138 in Stockbridge, will host a Tribulation Trail event each Friday and Saturday night in October. Tickets and more details are available at www.tribulationtrail.org. Groups of 10 or more are asked to order tickets by calling (770) 474-6700.

Redeemed Biker Church, at 11622 Hastings Bridge Road, holds meetings every Thursday at the Lovejoy Community Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The ministry is geared toward motorcycle riders in a family atmosphere. Each event includes a cookout and Bible study. For more details, call (770) 595-7237, or e-mail Info@RedeemedBikerChurch.com.

Southside Christian Fellowship, at 750 Mt. Carmel Road in Locust Grove, is raising money to send 100 South African youths on an all-expenses-paid trip to Disney World in Orlando, Fla. For more details, contact Pastor Diane Kirk, or Elder Jim Castellaw, at (770) 957-5909.

The Promise Center Ministries, at 3290 Ga. Highway 81 West in Hampton, hosts an Upscale Resale Yard Sale and Barbecue each Thursday and Friday, from 11 a.m., to 4:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m. For more details, call Jamie Goen at (770) 584-3835.

Anointed Word Outreach Christian Center holds services each Sunday at Red Oak Elementary School, at 175 Monarch Village Way, Stockbridge, beginning with Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. A prayer time is held at 10:30 a.m., followed by a worship service at 10:45 a.m. Participants in the Back to the Word program meet on the first and third Fridays of each month at 7:30 p.m. For more details, call (678) 489-8886, or visit www.anointedwordga.org.

Flippen United Methodist Church, at 3707 Jodeco Road, McDonough, holds Wednesday Night Live events beginning with a covered-dish meal in the fellowship hall at 5:45 p.m. A kid's club is provided for children, and a Bible study focusing on "The Parables of Jesus" is available for adults. Child care is provided, and the public is invited to all sessions. Worship services are held each Sunday at 10:30 a.m. For more details, call (678) 432-1311.

The South Atlanta Chapter of The Compassionate Friends meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m., at Salem Baptist Church of McDonough. The church is located at 1724 Ga. Highway 155. For more details, call Freddie Saye at (770) 957-6610, or e-mail fcsaye@bellsouth.net.

Faith Notes is a regular feature of the Henry Daily Herald compiled by staff writer Jason A. Smith. To submit an item, e-mail jsmith@henryherald.com, mail to P.O. Box 278, McDonough, Ga., 30253, or fax to (770) 954-0282, attention: Faith Notes.