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Ste­wart Bap­tist Preschool

Ste­wart Bap­tist Church’s Chris­tian Preschool is open for win­ter reg­is­tra­tion. Teach­ers have 23 years of ex­pe­ri­ence. Tu­ition is $ 50 to $ 65 per month. For in­for­ma­tion, call Pam or Regina at ( 770) 851- 4481 or ( 770) 853- 9227.

Home Own­ers’ As­so­ci­a­tions

Keep Cov­ing­ton/ New­ton Beau­ti­ful is as­sem­bling a list of home own­ers’ as­so­ci­a­tions in New­ton County to pro­vide in­for­ma­tion to each com­mu­nity on up­com­ing com­mu­nity events, news re­leases/ no­ti­fi­ca­tions and or­di­nance reg­u­la­tions. Con­tact Pamela Lea­sure Maxwell at pmaxwell@ co. new­ton. ga. us or ( 678) 625- 1655 with the name of the as­so­ci­a­tion, pri­mary con­tact in­for­ma­tion and a lost of street names in the as­so­ci­a­tion.

First Methodist Preschool

First United Methodist Church of Cov­ing­ton has preschool open­ings for the 20082009 school year. The pro­gram pro­vides chil­dren with learn­ing ex­pe­ri­ences to pre­pare them for school while teach­ing them about the love of God. Classes are from 6 months through pre- K. In ad­di­tion there is a 5- day 3- year- old PreK pro­gram. For in­for­ma­tion, call Amanda Far­ill at ( 770) 786- 7305.

Elks Bingo

The Cov­ing­ton Elks Lodge 1806, 135 Crow­ell Road, holds bingo be­gin­ning at 7 p. m. Mon­day and Thurs­day nights. It is a smoke- free en­vi­ron­ment. Call ( 770) 7879499 for in­for­ma­tion.

R. L. Cousins Class of 1959

The R. L. Cousins class of 1959 is plan­ning a class re­union. All class mem­bers in­ter­ested should call Dorothy Smith at ( 770) 787- 0560.

Mon­day Morn­ing Sin­gle Moms

Come and walk with a group of Chris­tian sin­gle moms. Have a good time, share your faith and lift each other up. For in­for­ma­tion, call ( 770) 366- 6957.

Vol­un­teers Needed

Do you love to read or are you good at math? Help an adult learn to read or im­prove math skills. Train­ing and ma­te­ri­als pro­vided. You can make a dif­fer­ence in some­one’s life. Call New­ton READS at ( 678) 3427943.

New­ton County Nav­i­ga­tor Team

The New­ton County Nav­i­ga­tor Team helps link New­ton County fam­i­lies, es­pe­cially those with chil­dren with dis­abil­i­ties, to com­mu­nity re­sources through a statewide par­ent lead­er­ship net­work. The team meets the last Mon­day of ev­ery month at 6: 45 p. m. at the YMCA Af­ter­School Build­ing, New­ton Drive. If you are in­ter­ested, please at­tend. For in­for­ma­tion, call ( 678) 712- 2258, or email yeno­big@ mind­spring. com.

12 Step Re­cov­ery Pro­gram

Cel­e­brate Re­cov­ery, a Christ- cen­tered 12Step re­cov­ery pro­gram, meets each Thurs­day at 7 p. m. on the cam­pus of Eastridge Com­mu­nity Church, 863 Ga. High­way 142. For in­for­ma­tion, call ( 770) 786- 2048, ext. 250.

Abbey Hospice

Abbey Hospice, 215 Aza­lea Court, So­cial Cir­cle, needs vol­un­teers to help with pa­tients by visit­ing, read­ing, talk­ing, of­fice work, vis­its with pa­tient care­givers, run­ning er­rands and other ways to show you care. If in­ter­ested or for in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Jay Bai­ley, vol­un­teer co­or­di­na­tor, at ( 770) 4645858 or at vol­un­teer@ abbey­hos­pice. com.

Care­giver Sup­port Group

The Kin­ship/ Grand­par­ents Care­giver Sup­port Group meets each Tues­day from 10: 30 a. m. to noon at the Wash­ing­ton Street Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 4138 School St. For in­for­ma­tion call Jeanette Perry or Janet Kitchens at ( 770) 786- 4002 or e- mail kitchen­scov@ aol. com..

First United Methodist Church

The peo­ple of First United Methodist Church of Cov­ing­ton, 1113 Cony­ers St., wel­come ev­ery­one to come and wor­ship at 8: 30 a. m. and 11 a. m. on Sun­days. Sun­day school classes are avail­able for ages 3 years to se­nior adults at 9: 45 a. m. Nurs­ery is pro­vided for all ser­vices.

Sin­gles over 50

Sin­gle, wid­owed or di­vorced per­sons over 50 are in­vited to join one an­other for meet­ings full of fun and fel­low­ship at Thomas’s Coun­try Buf­fet on the sec­ond Tues­day of each month at 6 p. m. For more in­for­ma­tion, call ( 678) 342- 0538.

East Metro Women’s Con­nec­tion

East Metro Women’s Con­nec­tion meets for a lun­cheon and spe­cial in­ter­est pro­gram from 11: 30 a. m. to 1 p. m. on the sec­ond Tues­day of each month at Al­ways Ban­quet Fa­cil­ity, 1613 Mil­stead Road, Cony­ers. Cost is $ 14. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Jean ( 770) 786- 8357.

Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly

Take Off Pounds Sen­si­bly ( TOPS) No. 375 meets on Wed­nes­days from 10 a. m. to 11 a. m. on the sec­ond floor of First Pres­by­te­rian Church, 1169 Clark St. Weigh- in is from 9 a. m. to 10 a. m. If you need sup­port to reach your weight goal, join us. Call ( 770) 7868937 or ( 770) 787- 7951 for in­for­ma­tion.

DivorceCare Sem­i­nar

DivorceCare Sem­i­nars meet at Eastridge Com­mu­nity Church, 863 Ga. 142, Tues­days from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Ses­sions are free. Work­book is $12. For in­for­ma­tion, call (770) 786-2048.

Allen Me­mo­rial Methodist Ser­vices

All are in­vited to wor­ship ser­vices at Allen Me­mo­rial United Methodist Church, 803 What­coat St., Ox­ford. Sun­day School is at 9:45 a.m. and morn­ing wor­ship ser­vice at 11 a.m. A nurs­ery is pro­vided. For in­for­ma­tion, call (770) 786-7414.

Do­mes­tic Vi­o­lence Sup­port Group

Project Re­NeWal spon­sors a do­mes­tic vi­o­lence sup­port group from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tues­days, at Solid Rock Bap­tist Church. Ev­ery­one is wel­come to at­tend. For more in­for­ma­tion, call (770) 860-9770.

Ladies Night

The Ris­ing Son Chris­tian Church, 6135 Petty St., holds a spe­cial Ladies Night wor­ship ser­vice at 7:30, ev­ery Thurs­day night. For more in­for­ma­tion, call (770) 786-5254.

Bi­ble In­for­ma­tion Class

Abid­ing Grace Lutheran Church of­fers a Bi­ble In­for­ma­tion Class on Mon­day nights at the Min­istry Cen­ter, 5510 Ga. High­way 212. All are in­vited to at­tend this ques­tion-based class de­signed to an­swer ques­tions about God us­ing his word. The class is also of­fered at noon on Sun­days. For in­for­ma­tion, call (770) 385-7691.

DBSA De­pres­sion Sup­port Group

DBSA’s Rock­dale County sup­port group for those suf­fer­ing from de­pres­sion and bipo­lar disor­ders (and fam­ily mem­bers of those suf­fer­ing) meets first and third Mon­days at 7:30 p.m. in the Epiphany Lutheran Church at Ga. 20. For in­for­ma­tion call Lin at (770) 9298970.

School of Spirit

Pas­tor Joel Schuer­man teaches about The Holy Spirit at 7 p.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day night at the Cov­ing­ton Praise Cen­ter, 7165 Turner Lake Cir­cle. Top­ics in­clude gifts of the spirit, fruit of the spirit, spir­i­tual war­fare, dreams, vi­sions and rev­e­la­tions, in­ter­ces­sory prayer and fast­ing. The ser­vice in­cludes praise and wor­ship mu­sic, cor­po­rate prayer and the Lord’s Sup­per. For in­for­ma­tion, call 788-8311.

AA Seren­ity House Weekly Meet­ings

Al­co­holics Anony­mous Seren­ity House hosts meet­ings at noon, 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. daily. Al­co­holics Anony­mous women’s meet­ing is held ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 6 p.m. The Seren­ity House is lo­cated at 10102 Old At­lanta High­way in Cov­ing­ton.

One Way Sin­gles Min­istry

One Way, a new sin­gles min­istry, meets at 6:30 p.m. ev­ery Sun­day night at Chris­tian Life Cen­ter/Bea­con Univer­sity, 10242 Flat Shoals Road. Sin­gles of all ages are in­vited. For in­for­ma­tion, call (770) 784-8189 or visit them on the Web at oneway_s­in­gles@ya­hoo.com.

Faith Sem­i­nar

The Church at Cov­ing­ton hosts a faith sem­i­nar taught by Pas­tor David Payne at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wed­nes­days. This is a devo­tional that will chal­lenge your faith day by day and week by week. The Church at Cov­ing­ton is lo­cated 11975 Ga. 142 in Ox­ford. Call ( 770)

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