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SUNDAY, SEPT. 21 Stewart Baptist Homecoming
Stewart Baptist Church will hold its 103rd homecoming at 10: 30 a. m. followed by lunch on the grounds. Guest speaker is Jim Stallings. For information, visit www. stewartbaptist. org.
Contemporary Christian Rockers at Covington First Methodist Church
Two contemporary Christian rockers will be in concert at 6 p. m. at the Covington First United Methodist Church. Admission is free with a love offering taken.
Church of God Homecoming Day
The Covington Church of God, 5158 Newton Dr., will hold Homecoming Day at 10 a. m. with the Rev. Curtis Wood speaking. Everyone is invited.
Saint Paul Church Ushers Anniversary
Saint Paul AME Church will celebrate Ushers Anniversary at 11 a. m. with the theme Doorkeepers Serving and Keeping the Faith in Jesus Christ.
Flat Rock Baptist Church Anniversary
Flat Rock Baptist Church will celebrate its 41st anniversary at 11 a. m. with the Rev. Tim Kendall of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Madison, and New Bethel, Buckhead, will preach the 3: 30 p. m. service. Dinner will be served.
ONGOING Richards Chapel UMC
Richards Chapel UMC, 426 Richards Chapel Road, has begun meeting every Sunday at 11 a. m. We invite the community to come and worship with us as God takes us to new levels.
A DivorceCare recovery groups meets Wednesdays from 6: 30 p. m. to 8 p. m. at Zion Baptist Church, 7037 G a. 212. Sessions are free, and child care is available. Call ( 770) 786- 6767 for information.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 514
Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 514 meets at 1150 Monticello St., Passion Community Church, every Tuesday at 10 a. m. Weighins are at 8: 30 a. m. to 9: 45 a. m. Come join us if you need help losing weight. Call ( 770) 788- 1743.
The Cowboy Church
Trails for Christ Cowboy Church meets every Sunday at the Pony Express Horse Auction Barn at the corner of Highway 11 and Highway 142 at 3 p. m. Come in western clothes or comfortable clothes and enjoy country gospel music and ministry. Call ( 770) 385- 3380 for information.
Good Hope Baptist Church
Good Hope Baptist Church, 1142 Ga. Highway 162, now holds worship service every Sunday at 11 a. m. In addition, early morning services are held each second and fourth Sunday at 8 a. m. with a complimentary breakfast served between services. For information or transportation, call ( 770) 787- 4928.
Early Bird Quilt Guild
The Early Bird Quilt Guild meets the second Wednesday of each month September through June from 9 a. m. to noon at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 2375 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers.
Family- based Divorce Recovery
Zion Baptist Church offers DivorceCare for adults and DivorceCare for kids, ages 5 though 12, weekly on Wednesdays from 6: 30 p. m. TO 8 p. m. For information, call ( 770) 786- 6767.
Calvary Baptist Church
Calvary Baptist Church invites everyone to attend Sunday School at 9: 45 a. m. and worship at 11 a. m. each Sunday. The church is located across from Newton Medical Center and the Rev. Alan Thompson is pastor.
First Methodist Preschool Enrollment
First United Methodist Church of Covington has preschool openings for the 20082009 school years. 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.
12 Step Recovery Program
Celebrate Recovery, a Christcentered 12- Step 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 is seeking volunteers to help patients in your area. Homecare volunteers with Abbey help by visiting with a patient so the caregiver has time to run errands. You decide the amount of time to donate. If you are interested, or for more information, call Moncia Laguaite at ( 770) 464- 5858 or visit 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.
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) 786- 8937 or ( 770) 787- 7951 for information.
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 ser vices 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) 7867414.
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) 8609770.
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.
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.
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) 7848189 or visit them on the Web at oneway_ singles@ yahoo. com.
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) 786- 7293 or visit www. thechurchatcovington. org for information.
Free Tutoring at Richards Chapel UMC
Richards Chapel United Methodist Church offers free af ter- school tutoring and homework help from 5 p. m. until 7 p. m. every Wednesday at 426 Richards Chapel Road in Covington. For information, call ( 404) 376- 5762.
Journeys Through The Bible
Journey through the Bible meets with Paul Rose on Wednesdays at 7 p. m. at The Church at Covington, 11975 Ga. 142, Oxford. Call ( 770) 786- 7293 for information.
Christian Karaoke at Lovejoy UMC
Lovejoy United Methodist Church, 12835 Ga. 36, sponsors karaoke every Wednesday from 8 p. m. to 9 p. m. in the fellowship hall. Everyone is invited to celebrate God in popular country, classic and pop songs. Call ( 770) 7873543 for information.
Lovejoy United Methodist Church, located at 12835 Ga. 36, offers drop- in singles young adult ( 18 years and older) volleyball every Tuesday from 7 p. m. to 8: 30 p. m. in the backyard of the church. Call ( 770) 787- 3543 for information.
Hour of Power
Mount Zion A. M. E. Church in Mansfield holds an Hour of Power Bible study every Wednesday from 11 a. m. to noon, followed by lunch and fellowship. All denominations welcome. The public is invited.
The Church at Covington sponsors a bike nite at GG’s Pizza and Wings at 7 p. m. Thursdays. Everyone is invited, bike or no bike. For information, call ( 770) 385- 5974.
If you are interested in teaching an adult to read, please contact The Church at Covington at ( 770) 786- 7293 ext. 21. Child care will be provide for newborns to first graders.