The Newnan Times-Herald


Religion Briefs

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • May. 25, 2018 - 8:52 PM

Powell Chapel United Methodist Church, 586 Old Atlanta Hwy., will hold its first Barbecue Cookoff and Flea Market on Saturday.

The fundraiser will be held from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Registration for the Cookoff, which includes a vendor’s fee, is $60. Categories include pork butts, pork ribs and chicken.

Booths can be set up as early at 6 a.m., judging will be at 2 p.m. Meat can be prepped ahead of time, but must be cooked on site.

Flea Market and food vendor registration is $30. For registration and prize information, contact Travis Jefferson at 678-326-6091 or Clarence “Peanut” Geter at 770-634-9071.

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Zion Hill Baptist Church on Pinson Street is ready to celebrate Women’s Day.

On Saturday, the Big Hats, Pearls and Blush Mentor’s Tea will be held at 11 a.m. Angela Wimbush-Calhoun from Jackson Chapel Baptist Church in Buchanan will be speaking.

The Women’s Day worship service will be Sunday at 11 a.m. Greta Fowler, pastor of New Zion AME Church in Kennesaw, will bring the message.

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Grace Baptist Church, 1156 Hwy. 16 West, Newnan will hold at Chicken ‘Que and Bake Sale on Saturday.

The fundraiser will be from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. There will also be gospel singing in the sanctuary from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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Elim Baptist Church, 9 Elim Church Road, will celebrate its 153rd Church Anniversary on Sunday.

Dentez D. Orr, the church’s pastor, will bring the morning message at 11. An afternoon service will start at 2:30.

J.P. Geter, pastor of Powell Chapel United Methodist Church, will preach in the afternoon.

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The Music Friends choir provided special music at the 10:55 a.m. service at Central Baptist Church on Mother’s Day.

The children sang two songs – “I Will Praise the Lord” and “A Mother’s Day Prayer.”

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Fellowship Baptist Church, 1188 Tommy Lee Cook Road, Palmetto held a fundraiser recently.

Fellowship held a Chicken Q on May 12.

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First United Methodist Church of Newnan held a gathering for volunteers in its ministries recently.

The event, which included a pizza dinner, was held in the parish hall on May 16 and involved youth and adults. Dr. Phil Schroeder, director of congregational development with the North Georgia Conference, was the speaker. He serves as a consultant on many aspects of local church life.