The Newnan Times-Herald


Religion Briefs

  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • May. 19, 2017 - 7:05 AM

The Methodist Men at Hopewell United Methodist Church will hold their annual Chick-N-Que on Saturday from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the church.

The $8 plate includes a half a BBQ chicken, slaw, baked beans, bread and iced tea. Patrons can eat at the pavilion or take the food home to enjoy.

Proceeds from the sale will go to mission projects that are held throughout the year. The church is located at 351 Jenkins Road, across the street from Sandy Creek High.

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Fred and Olive Mazune from Mbale, Uganda, Africa will be at Providence Baptist Church on Providence Church Road.

Fred Mazune will bring the message at 8:30 and 10:50 a.m. services. After the 10:50 service, there will be a covered dish luncheon for our guest.

The church will provide meat with attendees bringing a side dish or dessert.

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Smith Chapel United Methodist Church on Welcome-to-Arnco Road, will hold United Methodist Women Day on Sunday.

The service will start at 9 a.m. Church member Louise Moore said the theme will be “Rejoice in the Lord, Again I Say, Rejoice” from Philippians 4:4.

Alpheia Murray, pastor of Heard Wesley United Methodist Church in Franklin will be the speaker. Christine Hughes is president of the UMW at Smith Chapel.

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Bethel Heard Baptist Church, 2484 Charlie B. Johnston Road, Franklin, Georgia will celebrate its 154th Church Anniversary on Sunday.

At 11 a.m., the sermon will be delivered by A. Melson, the church’s pastor. There also will be a 2:30 p.m. service with Reginald Colman, pastor of Mt. Zion Community Church of Franklin, as guest preacher.

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Mt. Gilead United Methodist Church on Bohannon Road near Grantville will celebrate its 146th Anniversary and Dedication Service on Sunday.

The service will start at 2:30 p.m, following a 1:30 p.m. dinner. Oliver Wood, pastor of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church on Smokey Road, will bring the message.

Music will be by “the dynamic Choir of Wesley Chapel UMC,” said Eleanor Grier, wife of Mt. Gilead’s pastor, Rodney Dexter Grier.

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The Breman Museum in Atlanta is offering full tuition scholarships to teachers who enroll in the annual Summer Institute on Teaching the Holocaust.

The institute will be from June 12-16. The only requirements are a $25 application fee and a letter of recommendation from a colleague or supervisor.  

In its 26th year, the Summer Institute is Georgia’s only professional development program for educators to provide a week-long foundation for teaching about the Holocaust, generally taught to students in grades 5,6, 8 and in AP World History.

Last year, 100 percent of the participants rated it a “10” or “excellent.”                                  

The Institute provides 1) free lesson plans and classroom resources; 2) 4 to 5 professional learning units (PLUs); 3) instruction by educators from Washington, D.C. and Jerusalem; 4) interaction and learning from Holocaust survivors; and 5) all lunches and snacks.

For information, call Dr. Lili Baxter, 404-870-1872, or email Teachers can register online at