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CLAYTON CHURCH BULLETIN/Sept. 6, 2012: Anniversary celebration on tap

Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 7-9

Dixon Grove Baptist Church, 7690 Fielder Road, Jonesboro, will celebrate the 32nd anniversary of Pastor James Harris and Sylvia Harris with a revival starting at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Speakers include First Lady Rev. Lorraine Jacques-White and Rev. R.L. White of Mt. Ephraim Baptist Church of Atlanta. The anniversary celebration will continue at Sunday’s services with Rev. David Wynn of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church of Warner Robins at the 10 a.m. service and Rev. Tony Mosley of Woods Memorial Baptist Church in College Park at the 3 p.m. service. For more information, call 770-471-1021.

Sunday, Sept. 9

New Vision Christian Church, 5300 Frontage Road, Forest Park, will host its Ninth Annual Black Marriage Day celebration with the theme “It Takes Two.” The day includes a group renewal of vows, a Marriage Hall of Fame, dinner, a couples dance and a fashion show. Other sponsors include WIGO-AM and the University of Georgia County Extension Office. Tickets are limited and cost $20 per person. For more information, e-mail scottshenita@aol.com.

Tara Baptist Church, 10461 Tara Blvd., Jonesboro, will begin its AWANA Bible club for children at 6 p.m. AWANA, which stands for Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed, is open to children from age 3 through sixth grade. For more information, visit the children’s page under church ministries at www. tarabaptist.com or call 770 -473-0874.

Thursday-Friday, Sept. 27-28

The Body of Christ Church International, 3650 Flat Shoals Road, College Park, will host the 2012 Leadership and Empowerment Summit. Guest speaker is Dr. Myles Munroe of Nassau, Bahamas, a well-known author, lecturer and teacher. For information on the summit, visit www.leadershipandempowerment.org or call the church at 770-472-4800, ext. 2238.

Ongoing

Perfecting The Saints Church International in Hampton is seeking a praise and worship leader. The church will also be celebrating nine years and will hold special worship services on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Guest speakers will be Bishop Joseph Phillips of Nazarene Full Gospel Church and Bishop Kenneth Fuller of the Creflo Dollar Ministerial Association. For more information, contact 770-707-1159 or e-mail www.ptsministries.org.

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. until 2 p.m., and the first, second and third Saturdays, 10 a.m. until 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 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. until 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. until 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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