Faith Notes - February 19, 2012

Sunday, Feb. 19

Greater Works Baptist Church, at 3296 Walt Stephens Road, Jonesboro, is celebrating its Fifth-Year Church and Pastor/ First Family’s Anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 3 p.m. The Rev. James E. Harris, pastor of Dixon Grove Baptist Church of Jonesboro, is the guest preacher. Dinner will be served from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join this celebration.

Wednesday, Feb. 22

First Baptist Church of Morrow, located at 1647 Lake Harbin Road, invites local residents to begin the Lenten season on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m., at its Ash Wednesday service. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit fbcmorrow.org, or call (770) 961-9270.

Sunday, March 11

Knights Monumental, at 224 Red Oak Road, in Stockbridge, will celebrate its Annual Men's Day on Sunday, March 11, at 3 p.m. Bishop Preston W. Williams, II, presiding prelate of the 7th Episcopal District, is the guest preacher. Rev. David A. Morrow is the senior pastor.

Sunday, May 20

Morrow Presbyterian Church’s Young-At-Heart senior group invites the public to join a motor coach tour of Niagra Falls, departing May 20, and returning May 26. Lodging, travel, admissions and several meals are included in the price of $579 per person sharing a room. Passport is required. Contact Ken Campbell at (770) 961-2272, for more details.


Liberty Baptist Church, in Riverdale, is seeking men and women interested in witnessing to people in jails and prisons. Training will be provided. Contact the church office, or Bob Baptist at (678) 571-0423.

Robbie Bible Ministries in Jonesboro is continuing to hold non-denominational services that began on Aug. 28. The services begin 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, at 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. 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, at 1500 Jodeco Road, Stockbridge, offers classes on grief, mental illness, men’s weight loss, knitting, yoga, music, as well as 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 on the first Saturday of each month, from 10 a.m., to noon. Call (770) 471-7480.

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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