0

CLAYTON FAITH NOTEBOOK/ May 23, 2012: James Fortune coming to Friendship church

Sunday, May 27

Friendship Community Church of College Park, at 4141 Old Fairburn Road, College Park, will present its Annual Memorial Day Concert, Sunday, May 27, at 6 p.m. Admission is free. It will be an evening of Spirit-filled praise and worship, with gospel music artists James Fortune and Fiya, and Harold Calloway and Company. Doors open at 5 p.m. Call (404) 349-6040.

Sunday, June 10

Midway Missionary Bartist Church, at 2280 Godby Road, College Park, where Rev. Edward S. Reynolds is pastor, and Rev. Penny Brown Reynolds, is first lady, will celebrate its 23rd Church Anniversary on Sunday, June 10, beginning at 11 a.m. The guest preacher will be Bishop Richard Lankford, of The Atlanta International Christian Praise Center, in Atlanta. Call (404) 768-5648.

Monday-Friday, June 18-22

Charity Baptist Fellowship at 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.

Ongoing

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.

To submit an item for publication, e-mail jmassara@news-daily.com, or fax to (770) 472-2060, attention: Faith Notes. Please include the church address and other contact information readers may need.