Faith Notes - October 28, 2011

Oct. 30

Midway Missionary Baptist Church, 2280 Godby Road, College Park, will celebrate the 12th anniversary of Pastor Edward S. Reynolds and first lady Penny Brown Reynolds, Oct. 30, at 10 a.m. The guest preacher will be Rev. Carlton D. Hollins, pastor of Armor of Christ Baptist Church in Longview, Texas. Contact the church at (404) 768-5648.

Jodeco Road United Methodist Church, 1500 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, will host a Trunk-of-Treat event Sunday, Oct. 31, at 6 p.m. There will be candy, a hayride and free hot dogs with all the trimmings. Costumes should not be scary. Participants can also decorate their vehicles. Call the church office at (770) 957-8300.

Oct. 31

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.

Nov. 5

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 1221 Morrow Road, Morrow, will host a Zentangle art class Saturday, Nov. 5, at 10 a.m. Parish administrator Deborah Barwise is a certified Zentangle teacher and will instruct the class. Zentangle was created several years ago by a Massachusetts couple, Rick Roberts and Maria Thomas. The official Zentangle motto is: “Anything is possible, one stroke at a time.” For more information on the art, access www.zentangle.com. The church can be reached at (770) 961-9353.

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 10 a.m., to 3 p.m. A free children’s festival will be held from 11 a.m., to 2 p.m. Call (770) 957-8300.

Nov. 11

Lion of Judah Family Worship Center and Apostolic Base, 6030 Ga. 85, Suite 202-204, Riverdale, will hold an Honorable Men Conference Nov. 11-12 with the theme “Strategic Men Leaving an Undisputed Legacy.” Friday’s service starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s event is 10 a.m., to 3 p.m., with the afternooon services being “for men only.” Register online at www.judahfwc.org, or call the church office at (678) 833-9172.


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.

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.

Jodeco Road United Methodist Church, 1500 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, offer classes on grief, National Alliance on Mental Illness, men’s weight loss, knitting, yoga, Peachtree Together Music, and a Wednesday morning Bible study. For starting times and dates, call the church office at (770) 957-8300.

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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