The Newnan Times-Herald


Religion Briefs

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Mar. 14, 2019 - 11:22 PM

The seventh pastoral anniversary for Tamarkus Cook will be celebrated Sunday at St. Smyrna Baptist Church, 68 Heery Road.

The service will start at 9 a.m. Charles E. Nesbitt Jr., pastor of Providence Baptist Church in College Park, will bring the message.

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The annual Family and Friends Day Celebration will be Sunday at Russell Temple AME Church, 155 Westside School Road.

The service will start at 2 p.m. Anthony Slaughter, pastor of St. John AME Church in Atlanta, will be the guest preacher.

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Greater Siloam Missionary Baptist Church, 777 Chipley Hwy., Greenville will hold its annual Unity Day on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Aaron Williams, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in Shiloh, will bring the message. Delores Clements is chairperson for Unity Day at Greater Siloam.

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The Moreland Community Choir is reorganizing.

The popular group sang for several years at church and community events under the direction of Kate Bohannon, who is again directing the group. Practices are being held each Sunday at 3 p.m. at Moreland United Methodist Church.

The music is not complicated to learn, and all voices and denominations are welcomed, said choir member Nancy McLain.The rejuvenated group’s first performance will be held March 29 or 30 with details to be announced.

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Luthersville Baptist Church is having revival from Sunday through Wednesday.

Evangelist for the services will be David Miller. An active member of Tumbling Shoals Baptist Church, Miller is president and founder of Line upon Line Ministries in Heber Springs, Ark.

Miller suffers from a degenerative muscular disease called peroneal muscular atrophy. He remains, however a powerful preacher – from his wheelchair.

Services will be at 5 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. from Monday-Wednesday.

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Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, Welcome to Arnco Road, will hold Spring Revival this coming week.

Services will be held Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m. Evangelists will be Michael Jackson, Monday; Anthony Melson, Tuesday; and Bartholomew Orr, Wednesday.

Jackson is pastor of Arbor Chapel United Methodist Church in Warm Springs, and Melson is pastor of Bethel Heard Baptist Church in Franklin. Orr pastors New Birth Baptist Church in Alvaton.

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All Saints Anglican Church is holding a Stations of the Cross service each Wednesday during Lent.

The services start at 6 p.m. The first service was held Feb. 13, and they continue through April 17. A potluck supper will follow each service.

There are 14 stations, each representing an event during the crucifixion narrative from the Bible. All Saints is located at 149 Ebenezer Road, Fayetteville, just east of Peachtree City.  

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Capitol Conservation Day was observed on Feb. 20 at Central Presbyterian Church, 201 Washington Street Southwest, Atlanta.

The Georgia Water Coalition sponsored the event, which included a briefing on water legislation pending in the Georgia legislature. A GWC news released described Capitol Conservation Day as “an opportunity for all Georgians to gather at the Capitol to tell their

state representatives and senators they value water for their families, economy, health and

future generations.”