Morrow Presbyterian Church holds 'Book and Bake Sale'

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Morrow Presbyterian Church is having its annual Scones and Fables Book and Bake Sale, on Saturday, March 19, from 10 a.m., to 3 p.m. Book donations are encouraged. The public is invited to come, browse through the books available, have a BBQ lunch and buy some special home-baked goods. The event will help to support the church's Relay for Life Team, to help fight cancer. For more information, call the church office at (770) 961-5444.

Dixon Grove Baptist Church, 7960 Fielder Road, will observe its church anniversary, this Sunday, March 20, at the 8 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3 p.m. services. The public is invited to help celebrate 55 years of dedicated service to the Jonesboro community. Dinner will be served to everyone. For more information call (770) 471-1021, or (770) 378-0182.

VIP Ministries of Forest Park First Baptist Church will meet Tuesday, March 22, at 10:45 a.m., in the church fellowship hall. Senior adults are welcome to join in fellowship, lunch and a special program of interest to senior citizens. Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month, with the exception of December. The March guest speaker, Ms. Doris Castleberry, will give testimony on "Childhood Life with Mom." Lunch will be covered dish. The church is located at 634 Main Street, Forest Park, (404) 366-6333.

Midway Missionary Baptist Church, 2280 Godby Road, College Park, with the Reverend Edward S. Reynolds, Pastor, and Reverend Judge Penny Brown Reynolds, First Lady, will celebrate its Annual Women's Day Worship Service on Sunday, March 27, beginning at 10 a.m. The Guest preacher will be Elder Junkena Winston, First Lady of Greater Works Assembly International, Atlanta, Ga., where Reverend Darryl Winston is pastor.

The Compassion Project will take place Sunday March 27, at Jonesboro First Baptist Church, from 12:30 p.m., to 2:30 p.m. The cost of lunch is $5.00. Child care is provided by reservation. The Compassion Project is for widowed, divorced, separated, single, married, male or female, and is designed to enable persons to understand situations of feeling alone, empty, excluded and wondering if anyone cares. Jonesboro First Baptist Church is located at 147 Church St., in Jonesboro. (770) 478-6710. Contact the church for more information, or visit www.fbcjonesboro.com.

March 28

Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Griffin will host the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the New Era Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia, beginning Monday, March 28 at 7 p.m., and concluding Wednesday, March 30, at 1 p.m. For more information, contact NewEraConvention@bellsouth.net.

May 1

St. Philip Benizi Church, 591 Flint River Road, in Jonesboro, announces Divine Mercy Devotions, May 1, at 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call (770) 477-5267.


Liberty Baptist Church, in 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.

The Laymen Ministry of Christians for Change Baptist Church, located at 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-grade through fifth-grade, and the Boy Scout program is for boys between ages 11, and 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.

Community Bible Church, at 2001 Jodeco Road in 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 taking place at 7 p.m. Call Linda Smith, or Jack Bartlett, at (770) 914-0808.

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 Rev. James K. Boxdale serves as outreach pastor. Call (770) 756-9100.

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