The Women of the Bible will be showcased at a fellowship breakfast at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, 525 Welcome-Arnco Road, on May 18 at 9 a.m.
The event will serve as the church’s annual Women’s Day program, according to church member Louise Moore. Karen Smith of Jones Hill Chapel United Methodist Church will be the speaker.
Christine Hughes is pastor of the United Methodist Women at Smith Chapel. Donations will be accepted.
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The Methodist Men’s group at Hopewell United Methodist Church, 351 Jenkins Road, Tyrone, will hold their annual Chick-N-Que on Saturday, May 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The event raises funds for the ministries of the church, like Rise Against Hunger and a homeless shelter for men.
The men sell half a barbecued chicken, slaw, baked beans, bread and iced tea for $8 per plate. The Methodist Women will have a bake sale, and Hopewell’s youth will hold a yard sale, in conjunction with the Chick-N-Que.
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Daniela LaShawn Bailey will be the keynote speaker at the Women Standing in the Power of Boldness Conference on May 18.
The conference will be held at White Plains United Methodist Church, 1549 Graham Road, Hogansville, from 1-3 p.m. Bailey is married to K.G. Bailey, pastor of White Oak Grove Baptist Church near Senoia.
Minister Nichole Hill of The Bread of Life Ministries in Greenville will be the testimonial speaker, and the guest psalmist will be Prophetess Tameka Freeman of Empowerment Christian Center Prophetic Ministries in Fayetteville.
Acts 1:7-8 is the Scriptural theme for the event.
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Baccalaureate services for all three public high schools will be held Sunday, May 19.
Newnan High School’s Baccalaureate will be at First Baptist Church of Newnan, 2 p.m. Also at 2 p.m., Northgate High School’s seniors will take part in Baccalaureate at Crossroads Church’s Hwy. 154 campus.
East Coweta High School’s Baccalaureate is scheduled for 3 p.m. at Crossroads Church’s Hwy. 16 campus.
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The LaGrange Sierra Club will hold a meeting about The Ray on Tuesday, May 21 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 207 N. Greenwood, LaGrange.
Sign-in and refreshments will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the program will begin at 7. “The Ray is a proving ground for the evolving ideas and technologies that will transform the transportation infrastructure of the future,” said Ellen Parkhurst of the Sierra Club.
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Dr. Benny Tate, pastor of Rock Springs Church in Milner, will be speaking at a Morning of Praise and Worship at Line Creek Baptist Church, 1488 Line Creek Road, Sharpsburg on Wednesday, May 22.
The event starts at 10:30 a.m. and continues until 1 p.m. Attendees will sign in and get door prize tickets at 10:30 when coffee and doughnuts will be served.
There will be “A Special Swamp Pondering” by Ron Wildes, congregational singing and special music by Touch of Grace Trio, Scott Hartness and Mackenzie Waters.
A light lunch will be available for $5.