Church News: May 26, 2010

Stark United Methodist

Stark United Methodist Church will offer a Wednesday Night Family Fellowship Meal today (May 26), featuring taco salad, from 6 to 7 p.m. The cost is $6 per adult and $3 per child, or not more than $15 per family. Stark will also be hosting River of Life June 9 through June 13, including a River of Life Celebration on June 13 at 11 a.m. The church will host vacation Bible school from June 21 through June 25, and is selling bricks for the Stark United Methodist Church Memorial Garden for $45. The church is located at 1097 Halls Bridge Road, Jackson. Call (770) 775-5679.

New Horizon

The New Horizon Ministries will present "Five Strong Men - In Tough Times - Preaching the Word of God" on May 30 at 2:30 p.m., at LaQuinta Inn and Suites in Locust Grove. The event will include five ministries from Butts County: Nathan Gordon, Anthony Lamar, Reggie Morgan, Trently Roberts and C.J. Watts. Refreshments will be served.

Jackson First Baptist

From June 6 to June 10, the Jackson First Baptist Church will host Saddle Ridge Ranch vacation Bible school, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Activities begin Sunday at 4 p.m. The Inspirations, which includes Jackson native Melton Campbell, will be performing in concert June 4 at Jackson First Baptist Church at 7 p.m. The church is located at 1227 West Third St. Call (770) 775- 3102.

Gospel Truth Mission

Gospel Truth Mission Seventh-day Adventist, at 917 East Third Street in Jackson, will host a Searching for Hope Spring Revival May 27, May 29 and June 1 at 7 p.m. The event will offer free clothes, food, free gifts, free health information, gospel music and free Bible lessons. Call (770) 775-0592 for transportation and more information.

Abundant Life

Abundant Life Church's vacation Bible school will be held Monday, May 31, through Friday, June 4. A yard sale and barbecue, scheduled for June 5 from 8 a.m., to 2 p.m., will benefit the youth department. Sellers can rent a spot for $5 and tables are available for $10. Barbecue plates will be $6. Call the church office at (770) 775-4838. Abundant Life is located at 104 Dub Walker Road, Jackson. Visit www.AbundantLifeJackson.com.

Liberty Baptist

Liberty Baptist Church, on May 30, will host Youth Sunday at the 11 a.m. service. The youth will go to Dauset Trails for lunch and fun immediately following the service. All youth and teens ages 5 to 19 are invited. The pastor is teaching a new converts class every fourth Sunday at 4:30 p.m. The church is located at 3043 High Falls Road, Jackson. Call (770) 775-4396 or visit http://libertybaptisthighfallsrd.vpweb.com.

Fellowship Presbyterian

Fellowship Presbyterian Church, at 441 Kinard Mill Road, will host a "Sprummer" festival, bake sale and yard sale on June 5 featuring waterslides and lunch. Activities begin at 8 a.m. For more information, call (770) 233-1783 or (478) 992-8470.

Rising Star Missionary

The Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1644 Ga. Highway 16 in Jackson, will host a church yard sale on June 5, from 7 a.m., to 3 p.m. Booths and tables will be available for $10. For more details, call (770) 229-8547 or (770) 957-5923.

Chief Cornerstone

Chief Cornerstone Ministries, at 248 Ga. Highway 87, Flovilla, will host Bruce W. Assaf, who will discuss his book, "Behind the Veil of Radical Islam," June 6 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Chief Cornerstone will host Dr. Bill Frazier for a free, one-day health and nutrition seminar June 12, from 10 a.m., to 3 p.m. Lunch will be served. For more details, call (770) 775-0270 or (770) 363-0455.

Mt. Airy Baptist

Mt. Airy Baptist Church, at 3147 Ga. Highway 83 in Forsyth, will host a Third Anniversary Celebration June 6 at 2:30 p.m., for the Rev. John F. Varner and Marian Varner. The special guest will be the Rev. Edgar Slaughter and the Brown's Chapel Baptist Church. Call (478) 994-9956.

New Birth Deliverance

New Birth Deliverance, located at 30 Slaughter Avenue in Jackson, will host a women's conference June 2 through June 6, featuring different speakers each night beginning at 7:30 p.m. The speaker on June 6, at 2:30 p.m., will be Prophetess Betty Goodrum. New Birth holds a Healing Deliverance Service every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Call (678) 973-6601, or (770) 871-5752.

Gospel of Christ

Gospel of Christ Miracle Revival Fellowship Church, at 250 Mallet Street in Jackson, will hold its Baptismal Service on Sunday, May 30, at 12 p.m. For more information, call (678) 332-7871 or (770) 775-9340.

Jackson United Methodist

The Mary Buttrill School, 2K through kindergarten, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2010-2011 school year. Call (678) 752-0021 for more information.

St. Mary, Mother of God

Join the adult faith formation ministry at St. Mary for its Book of Revelation study. Catechist Dr. Craig Mann addresses popular end-of-the-world speculations, but emphasizes the book's historical purpose of bringing hope to believers in a moment of crisis. The class meets on Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. A mass is held before class, at 6:30 p.m. St. Mary is located at 359 Old Griffin Road, Jackson. Call (770) 775-4162.

Worthville Baptist

Worthville Baptist has begun a "Walking 12 Steps with Jesus" program. This is an addiction-recovery program held on Friday nights at 6:30 p.m., in the church's fellowship hall. Worthville Baptist is located at 112 Old South River Road. For more information, call Kerry Johnson at (770) 504-1431.

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