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Faith Notes - April 1, 2011

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Saturday

Providence Home Care & Convalescent Ministries Inc., in a community partnership with Senior Way Housing's

Adult Day Program, will offer four FREE Hours of Community Weekend Respite. A Caregivers' Time Out & FREE luncheon, including activities for participating seniors, will be included. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 2, from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., at the Center's Mt. Zion Facility, located at 674 Mt. Zion Road, Suite B, Jonesboro, Ga. 30236. Persons caring for seniors ages 60, and over, are encouraged to register today, as spaces are limited. Call Ca Brina at (770) 629-2439, for more information, or register online at www.seniorwayhousing.org.

Light of The World Christian Tabernacle International (LOTW) and the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) are sponsoring a Save the Dream workshop on April 2, at 9 a.m., at Light of The World Christian Tabernacle International, 5883 Highway 155, Stockbridge, Ga. 30281. This home-buying and home-saving workshop and seminar are FREE to the public. However, you must register at comeintothelight.org or naca.com. You may also call the LOTW at (678) 565-7001 for more information. Light of the World Christian Tabernacle International, where Bishop Ruth Smith-Holmes and Dr. Rickie Holmes are pastors.

Sunday

The First Baptist Church of Morrow (CBF) invites the public to hear Dr. Carolyn Weatherford Crumpler preach at its worship services on Sunday, April 3, at 11 a.m. Dr. Crumpler served as executive director of Woman's Missionary Union from 1974 until 1989, and she is the founding mother of Baptist Women in Ministry. The church is located at 1647 Lake Harbin Road in Morrow. For more information, visit fbcmorrow.org, or call (770) 961-9270.

April

The Jonesboro congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites all members of the community to tour their newly-renovated temple, located at 6450 Barfield Road in Sandy Springs. Erected in 1982, the temple has been closed for the past two years, but will be open for public tours prior to its dedication. Tours will be held from April 9, through April 23, and free tickets may be obtained at www.lds.org/reservations. For more information, contact Jennifer.Wimber@LDSPublicAffairs.org, or call (770) 914-0046.

May

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.

Ongoing

Church of the Harvest International offers Celebrate Recovery every Friday at 7 p.m. This group will help people work through any hurt, habit or hang-up in their lives. The church is located at 7086 Tara Boulevard in Jonesboro. For more information contact Mary Lou Kehoe at (404) 513-1219.

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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