Faith Notes - August 12, 2011

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Photo by Hugh Osteen


Lion of Judah Family Worship Center, 6030 Ga. 85, Riverdale, will hold a "Releasing the Archers — Prayer Parliament," a free gathering of leaders, intercessors and believers from across the nation. Services will be held Friday, Aug. 12, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m. Access the church's web site at www.lionofjudahfwc.org, or call the church at (678) 833-9172 for more information.

The Greater Solid Rock Baptist Church, 6280 Camp Road, Riverdale, will have a Community Evangelism Block Party, Saturday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m., to 3 p.m., at the church. There will be a talent show, games, prizes, food, fellowship and fun. The community and surrounding areas are invited to share in this joyful event. For further details go to the web site at gsrbaptistchurch.org or call (770) 997-4666.

Atlanta Southside SDA Church, 9940 Dixon Industrial Blvd., Jonesboro, is hosting a community health fair Saturday, Aug. 20, from 1:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Participants can get free health screenings, learn ways to reduce stress and plan healthy, nutritious meals. All ages are invited to attend. Call (770) 478-6999.

Midway Missionary Baptist Church, 2280 GodRoad, College Park, will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the J.E. Sims Male Chorus with an all-male choir concert Sunday, Aug. 21, at 4 p.m. The choir is under the leadership of D. James Robinson, minister of music. Joining in the celebration will be the male choirs from Bethesda Baptist Church in Austell and Marvelous Light Christian Ministries of Lithia Springs and other male choirs from throughout metro Atlanta. For additional questions, call the church office at (404) 768-5648.

Southwest Christian Care, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, will hold its 19th annual Benefit Dinner and Auction Gala Friday, Aug. 26, at the Georgia International Convention Center, in College Park. Macon native, Nancy Grace, a former Fulton County prosecutor and host of the "Nancy Grace Show" on CNN Headline News, will be the keynote speaker. The benefit will feature a silent and live auction starting at 5:30 p.m., followed dinner at 7 p.m. Southwest Christian Care is a ministry dedicated to providing the highest quality of care and support for terminally ill patients, children with special needs, seniors and their families, at no cost, in the name of Jesus Christ. For more information, access the web site at www.swchristiancare.org or call (770) 969-8354.

Red Oak UMC, 3894 Walt Stephens Road, Stockbridge, celebrates 145 years with homecoming Aug. 28 at 11 a.m. The celebration continues with a radical praise concert at 5 p.m.

Midway Missionary Baptist Church, 2280 GodRoad, College Park, will celebrate its annual men's day worship service Sunday, Aug. 28, beginning at 10 a.m. The guest speaker will be Edward DuBose, president of Georgia's NAACP. There will be a breakfast Saturday, Aug. 20, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be Carlton Reed, founder and CEO of Carlton Reed Seminars, and author of "Weapons of Mass Production: 21 Days to Uncommon Productivity with God." The church office can be reached at (404) 768-5648.


Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, 351 Morrow Road, Forest Park, has Sunday school at 10 a.m. followed church services every Sunday at 11 a.m. A healing service is also held every Sunday at 1:15 p.m. appointment only. Contact the church at (404) 366-1851.

Tara Baptist Church, 10461 Tara Blvd., Jonesboro, is hosting a community market every second and fourth Tuesday from 6 p.m., until 8 p.m. If you grow it, make it, bake it, and want to sell or buy it, join others in the church parking lot. There is no charge or set-up fee, but sellers should be prepared to set up and take away on their own. Access the church web site at www.tarabaptist.com, or call the church at (770) 473-0874 for more information.

The Word of God Christian Ministries Church, at 1207 McDonough Road, Hampton, provides new and gently used clothes for people in need, in Hampton and Clayton County. The clothing bank is open to the public the first Saturday of each month, 10 a.m., to 12 p.m. Call (770) 471-7480, for more information.

Liberty Baptist Church, Riverdale, is seeking men and women interested in participating with other churches throughout Georgia in witnessing to people in jails and prisons. Training will be provided. Contact the church office, or Bob Baptist, at (678) 571-0423.

Higher Calling Ministries, at the southwest corner of Tara Boulevard and Flint River Road, at Flint River Village, presents drive-through prayer, Monday, through Friday, 7:30 a.m., to 8:30 a.m.

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