CLAYTON FAITH NOTEBOOK/June 21, 2012: A look at honey bees

Through Friday, June 22

Charity Baptist Fellowship, 9181 Floyd Road, Jonesboro, will host its Vacation Bible School for children 2 to 17, from 6:15 p.m., to 9 p.m., each evening. This year’s theme is “Signs of Life.” Classes will include lessons, crafts, games, snacks, skits, prizes, and a penny march for each day. To register, visit www.charitybaptistfellowship.com or call (770) 210-9684.

Monday-Friday, June 25-29

Red Oak United Methodist Church, 3894 Walt Stephens Road, Stockbridge, invites children and adults to participate in its Vacation Bible School, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. each evening.

Tuesday, June 26

Forest Park First Baptist Church, 634 Main Street, Forest Park, will hold its VIP Ministries meeting on Tuesday, June 26, 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. Mr. P.N. Williams will be the program guest for June and will speak on the subject of “Honey Bees.” He will take us on a walk inside a bee colony to show us how unique they are and will explain how dependent we are upon the bee population, which is fast diminishing. Mr. Williams maintains 75 bee hives. The church telephone is (404) 366-6333.


Sacred Praise United Methodist Church, 11622 Hastings Bridge Road, at the Lovejoy Community Center, holds services every Sunday at 10 a.m. Bible study is every Wednesday at 7 p.m., at 2601 Steele Road, in Hampton. For more information, e-mail info@sacredpraiseumc.org, or call (770) 478-2930.

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.

Destiny International Foursquare Church, 737 Veterans Parkway, Suite 600, Jonesboro, announces the expansion of the Willie Simpson Ministries Food Pantry. The Food for the Soul food pantry is open Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the first, second and third Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call (770) 756-9100.

Robbie Bible Ministries in Jonesboro is continuing to hold non-denominational services. 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.

First Baptist Church of Morrow, 1647 Lake Harbin Road, hosts worship services every Sunday morning at 11 a.m. Nursery care and children’s church are provided for worshipers. Worship is preceded by Sunday School for all ages, at 9:45 a.m. This moderate, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship-affiliated church offers traditional worship and opportunities for ministry.

For more information, visit fbcmorrow.org, or call (770) 961-9270.

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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OscarKnight 3 years, 2 months ago

....Riddle me with this : In Forest Park, they show concern about Honey Bees, and In Riverdale they are showing concern about people in Jails and Prisons.


OscarKnight 3 years, 2 months ago

....I will attempt to provide my own answer to this riddle....Bees don't vote :

.....Legislation Sponsored By Abdul-Salaam,Roberta 74th

......"HR 76-Incarcerated persons; moral turpitude felonies; vote; provide - CA"




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