Friendship Community Church, at 4141 Old Fairburn Road, College Park, will hold a “bond fire” worship service Sunday, Oct. 16, at 10:15 a.m., to celebrate the full payment of bonds to build the church sanctuary. Friendship is celebrating God’s deliverance from debt. The theme is “Keeping the Faith, Celebrating the Victory.” Dr. Donald Earl Bryant, Sr., is the pastor. Call (404) 349-6040, or visit: www.myfriendshipcommunity.com.
Anvil Block United Methodist Church, 3895 Anvil Block Road, Ellenwood, will be selling chicken stew and baked goods Saturday, Oct. 15, from 1 p.m., to 4 p.m. A gallon of stew is $20 and a quart is $5. An individual meal for adults eating at the church is $5, and children under 12 eat for $2. For more details, call Joyce Boyce at (770) 474-9058.
Higher Living Christian Church, 2455 Mt. Carmel Road, Hampton, will hold a Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University Class starting Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7p.m. The cost is $99 per student, and the spouse of a paying student can attend free. To register for the upcoming class, call (678) 833-2350. The church web site is www.higherliving.org.
At Perfecting The Saints Church International, 1009 Ga. 19/U.S. 41, Hampton, Dear Daughter –– a division of the church –– is hosting its second annual Fall Fashion Show Extravaganza Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2 p.m., to 5 p.m. We are looking for adult models. No experience is necessary. We will train. Call (770) 909-1000.
Dixon Grove Baptist Church, 7690 Fielder Road, Jonesboro, will kick off its annual men’s day celebration Saturday, Oct. 22., at 9 a.m. The speaker will be Elder Wallace Baker, pastor of Word Reconciliation COGIC, Riverdale. The guest speaker for the Sunday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m., worship will be Rev. William Sankey, Jr., pastor of Congregational Christian Community Church in Huntsville, Ala. Call the church at (770) 471-1021, for more information.
Forest Park First Baptist Church, 634 Main St., Forest Park, VIP Ministries will meet Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 10:45 a.m., in the church Fellowship Hall. Senior adults are welcome to join in the 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. Speaker for the October program will be Ann Keith, who will share information about her world travels and how she got into television. The church can be contacted at (404) 366-6333.
Dixon Grove Baptist Church, 7690 Fielder Road, Jonesboro, will hold a three-night fall revival Oct. 26-28, with services starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday’s speaker will be Rev. W.C. Neal, of Philadelphia Baptist Church in Hampton. Thursday’s speaker will be Rev. Arthur L. Powell, of Travelers Rest Baptist Church in Morrow. Friday’s speaker will be Rev. Terrance J. Gattis, of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Stockbridge. Call the church at (770) 471-1021.
First Christian Church of Jonesboro, 2272 Walt Stevens Road, will hold a Halloween event for the whole family Oct. 31, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m. Children can come in costumes and are sure to walk away with plenty of candy. There will be face-painting, games for pre-school and elementary-age children, a cakewalk, plus hot dogs and drinks. Visit: www.fccjonesboro.org, or call (770) 478-7870.
Jodeco Road United Methodist Church, 1500 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, will hold a barbecue and fall festival Saturday, Nov. 5, from 11 a.m., to 5 p.m. Tickets are $8 a plate and are available for dine-in or carry out. There will be a bake sale, inside craft fair and outside yard sale. A booth for the craft fair can be rented for $10. A blood drive will be held from 9 a.m., to 2 p.m. A free children’s festival will be held from 11 a.m., to 2 p.m. Call (770) 957-8300.
Robbie Bible Ministries, in the Magnolia Room at Best Value Inns and Suites, 6358 Old Dixie Highway, Jonesboro, announces non-denominational services starting Aug. 28, with prayer at 10 a.m., and worship at 11 a.m. Call (404) 916-8354, or access www.robbie-bible-ministries.com.
Philadelphia Presbyterian Church, 351 Morrow Road, Forest Park, has Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by church services every Sunday at 11 a.m. A healing service is also held every Sunday at 1:15 p.m., by appointment only. Call (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 (770) 473-0874.
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.
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.
Church of the Harvest International, at 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.
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 at 7 p.m. Call Linda Smith or Jack Bartlett at (770) 914-0808.
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