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Rising Star to hold Women's Conference

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Photo by Hugh Osteen

The women of Rising Star Baptist Church will celebrate the annual Women's Conference on Sunday, Jan. 23. The speaker of the hour will be First Lady Sylvia Travis. The service will begin at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Georgia Ann Johnson at (770) 229-8547. The church is located at 1644 Ga. Highway 16 West, in Jackson.

Powerhouse Apostolic

Powerhouse Apostolic Church of Promise is holding a three-night-per-week revival over six weeks beginning Jan. 19 and ending March 4. Each week, programs will be held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, beginning at 7:30 p.m., each night. The church is located at 3659 Brownlee Road, Forsyth. For more information, call Jennifer Taylor at (404) 219-1887.

Jackson UMC

The Jackson United Methodist Church 50-plus Club will meet at 12 p.m., on Jan. 20, in the fellowship hall for lunch. For reservations, call (770) 775-7714.

All members of the community experiencing grief because of the loss of a loved one or other personal problems are invited to attend a free program every Wednesday night at 7 p.m. The group is led by the Rev. Dr. Ben Wright.

The church is located on East Third Street in Jackson.

First Baptist

The AWANA program at First Baptist Church of Jackson is hosting a big indoor yard sale on Saturday, Jan. 22 from 8 a.m., until 2 p.m. It will be held inside the gym and breakfast and lunch will be available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit the AWANA program. The church is located at 1227 West Third Street. Call (770) 775-3102.

South River

South River Baptist Church, at 124 Collier Road, Jackson, will host a Fruit of the Spirit Youth Edition Program on Sunday, Jan. 23, at 2:30 p.m. Youths and young adults from various congregations will be sharing their insights on the word of God. Churches represented will included St. James Missionary Baptist Church of Jackson, Cathedral of Praise of McDonough, Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Cork, South River Baptist of Jackson and Chosen Generation of Stockbridge, along with a special appearance by United Voices of Jackson. For more information, call (770) 775-1600.

Divine Faith

Divine Faith Ministries International will host its 2011 Winter Faith Conference Jan. 23-26, at 7 p.m., at its south location, 9800 Tara Blvd., Jonesboro. For more information, contact Linda Torrence at office@divinefaith.org or (404) 217-9486.

New Horizon

New Horizon Ministries, which meets at the La Quinta Inn in Locust Grove, will have a Youth Day Celebration, Jan. 30, at 2:30 p.m. Felesha Clark-Hunt, daughter of Dr. Toni and the Rev. Harry Clark, will be the featured speaker. Call Rev. Clark at (770) 775-6274 or (404) 372-1954, or the Rev. Kenneth Griffin at (678) 353-5559, for more information. The public is invited to attend.

Abundant Life

The annual 21-day Daniel Fast started Jan. 9. Every Tuesday and Saturday during the fast, Abundant Life will have prayer and communion in the sanctuary. For more information call (770) 775-4838. Sunday morning services are at 9 and 11:30 a.m. The Wednesday Family Ministries Night begins at 7 p.m. Childcare Ministry is provided for all services. Abundant Life is located at 104 Dub Walker Road, Jackson. Visit www.AbundantLifeJackson.com.

Joshua's Place

Joshua's Place, at 146 Stark Road in Jackson, will host a Fearless Women's Conference Feb. 10-12, with special guest speakers, Lee Grady and Germaine Copeland. Worship will be led by Rob and Deb Moore.

Visit joshuasplace.com for more information and to register.

Revival is held at Joshua's Place every Sunday evening at 6 p.m. Breakfast and connect group service is Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m., and morning worship is at 10:30 a.m. Prayer is held every weekday morning at 6 a.m., and Friday night at 7 p.m.

Call (770) 504-8551.

Stark UMC

Stark United Methodist Church will host a Valentine's dinner Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. The cost is $12 per person. The cost includes dinner and entertainment by Bob Roberts. Purchase your tickets ahead of time. No tickets will be sold at the door. Stark UMC is located at 1097 Halls Bridge Road, Jackson.

Macedonia Missionary

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, at 144 Hope McClure Road, is changing its service times. Sunday school will begin at 8:45 a.m., and regular service will begin at 10 a.m. The new times are effective Jan. 1, 2011. Call (770) 775-7565.

Chief Cornerstone

Chief Cornerstone Ministries, at 248 Ga. Highway 87 in Flovilla, holds worship services on Sundays at 10:30 a.m., and 6 p.m. Bible study is on Tuesday at 9:45 a.m., and Thursday at 8 p.m. Prayer meeting is on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Call (770) 775-0270 or (678) 544-0678.

Victory Temple

Victory Temple Ministries, at 102 Cleveland Street in Locust Grove, holds services every Sunday at 8 a.m. Bible study is every second and fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. For more information, call (678) 794-5963 or (770) 775-6582.

Friendship Baptist

Friendship Baptist Church, at 363 McKibben Street in Jackson, holds Sunday school every Sunday at 10 a.m., worship service every Sunday at 11 a.m., and Bible study every Wednesday at 7 p.m.

St. James Missionary

St. James Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2150 High Falls Road, Jackson, is now offering van pickup every Sunday morning to anyone wishing to attend church service that doesn't have feasible transportation. Contact Deacon Charles Watts at (678) 353-1055 the Saturday before, so that he will have time to plan his route.

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