The Newnan Times-Herald


Religion Briefs

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Nov. 08, 2018 - 9:41 PM

All Saints Anglican Church will hold its Christmas Bazaar on Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

There will be “unique, handmade items for gifts, the home, children and, of course Christmas, plus vendors offering handmade jewelry, ceramics and handmade cards,” said Jane Carter of All Saints.

LuLaRoe clothing and LipSense cosmetics will also be available. “The bazaar will also feature a bakery full of fabulous homemade pies, cakes, preserves and much more,” Carter said.

Proceeds will go to the Real Life Center. All Saints is located at 149 Ebenezer Road, Fayetteville.

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Summerhill Baptist Church’s Home Mission group is sponsoring its 100 Women in Hats Celebration on Saturday.

The event will begin at 3 p.m. and will offer a time to celebrate the many hats women wear. Brenda Rosser is president of Summerhill’s Home Mission.

Summerhill, 95 Turkey Creek Road., will also be the venue for Praise and Paint on Nov. 17. There will be two sessions – at 1 p.m. and at 4 p.m.

Participants will be able to “create a spiritual work of art to the beautiful sounds of gospel music while enjoying fellowship with friends,” said church member Annetha Lowe.

Seating is limited for Praise and Paint, and tickets are required. For information, call or text 404-594-2227.

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Dr. Jeff Willetts will be speaking – as part of the leadership series – at Central Baptist Church on Sunday at 10:55 a.m.

Willetts is the founding director of the John Leland Center for Theological Studies in Falls Church, Va., and the former dean at Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology. Willetts continues to serve on the faculty at McAfee.

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Mt. Vernon First Baptist Church will hold its annual Women’s Day program on Sunday at 11 a.m.

“This year’s theme will be ‘Women of God, Using the Power of God,’” said church member Donna Freeland. Regina Edwards of Sword of the Lord Churches International, East Point, will be speaking.
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Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Smokey Road, will celebrate its 151st church anniversary on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

O.L. Wood, pastor of the church, will bring the morning message for “this momentous occasion,” said Henri Jean Stewart, secretary at Wesley Chapel. The afternoon preacher will be Bobby Church, pastor of Marietta Street United Methodist Church in Cedartown.

Stewart said the services will include “profound words from the Lord, with melodious singing from the choir and – most of all – praising God through worship.”

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Providence Baptist Church, 6402 Campbellton Redwine Road, in Chattahoochee Hills, will hold a veterans recognition service on Sunday.

The event will be at 11 a.m. in the fellowship center. Pat and Kay Long will display their extensive collection of artifacts and military items. The service will include patriotic music and a message by the pastor, Dr. Gene Tyre.

Providence will also hold a Thanksgiving service on Nov. 18 at 11 a.m. That service will be in the sanctuary with a covered dish meal to follow in the fellowship center.

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The United Methodist Men of Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, 525 Welcome-Arnco Road, will hold their annual Men’s Day on Sunday.

This year’s theme is “Rebuilding the Village.” Dr. Kenneth Bailey, pastor of White Oak Grove Baptist Church near Senoia, will speak at the 2 p.m. service.

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

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Elim Baptist Church, 9 Elim Church Road will celebrate Family and Friend Day on Sunday.

Guest speaker will be Antoine Martin, pastor of Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church. The event will start  at 2:30 p.m.

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A retirement celebration honoring Pastor Felton James Sr. is set for Sunday.

The service will be held at St. Smyrna Baptist Church, 68 Heery Road, at 6 pm. Clinton McFarland, pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Stockbridge, will bring the message.

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Collection week for Operation Christmas Child is Nov. 12-19.

The Coweta County goal is 20,000 boxes. Operation Christmas Child has volunteers fill shoebox-sized boxed containers with toys and school supplies. Instructions on how to pack a box are at https://www.samaritanspurse.or...

Collection sites will be at the multipurpose building at Unity Baptist Church and at Mills Chapel Baptist Church. 

Hours at Unity, 311 Smokey Road, will be 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 12, 13, 14 and 17; from 2-5 p.m. on Nov. 15, 16 and 18; and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the final day, Nov. 19.

Hours at Mills Chapel, 85 Country Club Road, will be 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 12, 13, 14 and 15; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 16; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 Nov. 18, 9-11:30 a.m.; and 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Nov. 19. There also will be volunteers at Mills Chapel on Nov. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m. and Nov. 14 from 6-7:30 p.m.