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Faith Notes - June 3, 2011

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Photo by Hugh Osteen

June

Atlanta Southside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 9940 Dixon Industrial Blvd., Jonesboro, will host Vacation Bible School for two weeks, June 6-17, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday-Friday. Registration is June 4. Call (770) 744-8194 and ask for Wendy, for more details.

Red Oak United Methodist Church, 3894 Walt Stephens Road, Stockbridge, will have its annual barbecue June 11, 9 a.m., to 6 p.m., in the church parking lot. The Methodist Men will be selling ribs, chicken dinners and sandwiches.

Perfecting the Saints Church International, 1009 Tara Boulevard, Hampton, is hosting a free community shred day June 11, 11 a.m., to 2 p.m. Bring your stack of papers, letters and sensitive documents and have them professionally shredded by the Shred Doctor. For more information, call the church at (770) 909-1000, or visit the web site at www.ptsministries.org.

Dixon Grove Baptist Church, 7690 Fielder Road, Jonesboro, will have its 55th Homecoming Celebration Sunday, June 12, at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be E.W. Lee, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in McDonough. The celebration will culminate with the church's spring revival, June 15-17, starting at 7 p.m. The nightly guest speaker will be E.C. Cochran, pastor of Floyd Chapel Baptist Church in Stockbridge. James E. Harris is pastor of Dixon Grove. For more information, call (770) 471-1021, or (770) 378-0182.

Charity Baptist Fellowship, 9181 Floyd Road, Jonesboro, will host Vacation Bible School June 13-17, 6:15 p.m., to 9:15 p.m., for children ages 2-17. This year's theme will be "Found." There will be lessons, crafts, games, snacks, skits, prizes and a penny march every day. To register, or for more details, visit www.charitybaptistfellowship.com, or call (770) 210-9684.

July

Red Oak United Methodist Church, 3894 Walt Stephens Road, Stockbridge, will have Men's Day programs on July 10. At 8 a.m., Michael Brock will speak, followed by Douglas Hooker at 11 a.m., and Dr. R.L. White, Jr., of Mount Ephraim Baptist Church in Marietta at 3:30 p.m.

Ongoing

The Word of God Christian Ministries Church, 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-Friday, 7:30 a.m., to 8:30 a.m.

Church of the Harvest International, 7086 Tara Blvd., Jonesboro, offers Celebrate Recovery every Friday at 7 p.m. This group will help people work through any hurt, habits or hang-ups in their lives. Call Mary Lou Kehoe, at (404) 513-1219, for more information.

Community Bible Church, 2001 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, offers Celebrate Recovery every Thursday, starting at 6 p.m. The support group provides a place where people can work toward conquering anxiety, depression, anger, food addiction, chemical dependency, co-dependency, drug addiction and heartache. A dinner begins at 6 p.m., with worship at 7 p.m. Call Linda Smith, or Jack Bartlett, at (770) 914-0808.

The Laymen Ministry of Christians for Change Baptist Church, 2110 Bethsaida Road in Riverdale, is announcing the arrival of Cub and Boy Scout troops at CFC. The Cub Scout program is for boys in first-through -fifth grades, and the Boy Scout program is for boys ages 11-17. The Cub Scouts meet every Monday at 6:30 p.m., in the Family Life Center, and the Boy Scouts meet every Thursday at 6:30 p.m., in the same location. Call (770) 991-7080.

Destiny International Foursquare Church, located at 737 Veterans Parkway, Suite 600, in Jonesboro, is inviting the community to the following weekly services: Sunday worship service, at 11 a.m., Tuesday Boy Scout night at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday Bible study at 6:30 p.m., and Friday family movie night at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Willie M. Simpson is senior pastor and the Rev. James K. Boxdale serves as outreach pastor. Call (770) 756-9100.

Jodeco Road United Methodist Church, 1500 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, offers counseling through Stephen Ministry to people experiencing life's difficulties. The counseling is free and confidential. To find out more, visit www.jodeco.org, e-mail StephenMinistry@jodeco.org, or call the church office at (770) 957-8300.

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