The Newnan Times-Herald


Religion Briefs

  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Oct. 13, 2017 - 1:31 PM

The second annual St. George Marketplace will take place this Saturday from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. at St. George Catholic Church, 771 Roscoe Road.

The event is hosted by the Council of Catholic Women at St. George. More than 20 vendors and artisans are registered. Proceeds will help benefit the Elizabeth Ann Seton Scholarship as well as other ministries supports by the council.

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The Smith Chapel United Methodist Men will hold Super Saturday tomorrow at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church on Welcome-to-Arnco Road.

They will be selling fish plates and barbecue plates as well as sandwiches. Plates are $10 each. The event starts at 10 a.m.

They will also celebrate United Methodist Men’s Day on Sunday at 9 a.m. Johnny Strickland, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Corinth and Macedonia Baptist Church in Grantville, will preach.

Kerry Geter is president of the United Methodist Men at Smith Chapel.

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Newnan Chapel United Methodist Church will celebrate Founders Day on Sunday at 10 a.m.

Revival will follow from Monday-Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. The theme is “Refresh, Renew and Revive in the Name of Jesus” based on John 14:13-14.

The speaker for Founders Day will be Lavell Sanders, associate pastor at

Cascade United Methodist in Atlanta. For the revival services, the speakers are:

Monday, Bruce Alford, New Springfield Baptist Church, Columbus; Tuesday,

L. M. Spear Jr., Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Villa Rica; and Wednesday, Kimberlyn Sinkfield, St. James United Methodist Church, Alpharetta.

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Miracle Way Baptist Church, Hwy. 85, Senoia will hold homecoming Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

Jonathan Hannah from Ringgold will minister and sing, and a covered dish meal will follow. Revival will be Monday-Friday at 7 p.m. with Hannah as the evangelist.

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Homecoming will be celebrated Sunday at 2 p.m. at Russell Temple A.M.E. Church, 155 Westside School Road.

Charles Ramsey, pastor of St. John AME Church in Fairburn will be preaching.

Western Baptist Association will hold its annual Fall Meeting on Tuesday at SonRise Baptist Church, Shenandoah Boulevard.

Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a cake and coffee fellowship. At 7 p.m., the preacher will be Steve Bullard, pastor at Royal Baptist Church.  

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Griffin Choral Arts, under the direction of Dr. Stephen J. Mulder, will present

“Old Testament Heroes” on Thursday at 7:30 pm at First United Methodist Church, 1401

Maple Drive, Griffin.

The concert will include several movements from Felix Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah, with special guest Dr. Matthew Hoch of Auburn University singing the role of the title character. Among the remaining selections will be John Rutter’s setting of ”The Lord is My Shepherd,” spirituals by Moses Hogan and Jester Hairston, ”Little David, Play On Your Harp” by local composer Jennifer Durham, and Mack Wilberg’s setting of ”Bound for the Promised Land.”

Tickets are $10 general admission at the door.