Church News: Wednesday dinner resumes at Jackson UMC

Photo by Hugh Osteen

Photo by Hugh Osteen

The Jackson United Methodist Church, on East Third Street, will resume Wednesday night dinner on March 2 at 6 p.m.

Registration is now under way for the Mary Buttrill School, 2K through kindergarten. An open house is Sunday, March 27 from 2 to 5 p.m. Call (678) 752-0021.

If you are interested in starting a Weight Watchers group at JUMC, call Eveln Henderson at (678) 446-7176 or Wanda Moncrief at (770) 775-1892

Abundant Life

Abundant Life men will have an HonorBound Dinner Thursday, March 3, at 6:30 p.m. The church's next membership class is Saturday, March 5 from 8:30 a.m., to 2:30 p.m. Kids Fest at Camp Timberlake is March 11 and 12. The Marriage Enrichment Conference "Committed for Life" will be March 18-20. The cost is $20 per person and includes some meals.

Abundant Life hosts "P.U.S.H." (Pray Until Something Happens!) Tuesdays at 10 a.m., and 6 p.m. Life Connection classes are Sunday nights at 6 p.m. Sunday morning services are at 9 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday night is Family Ministries Night starting at 7 p.m. Childcare ministry is provided for all services. The church is located at 104 Dub Walker Road, Jackson. Call (770) 775-4838 or visit www.AbundantLifeJackson.com.

Powerhouse Apostolic

Powerhouse Apostolic Church of Promise is holding a three-night-per-week revival over six weeks from Jan. 19 to 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.

County Line

County Line Christian Fellowship, at 409 Indian Springs Street in Jackson, will host a gospel singing on Saturday, March 5 at 7 p.m., featuring Drew Parker of Covington and Becky Hataway of Gray. No admission will be charged but a love offering will be taken. For more details, contact Pastor Clyde Bennett at (478) 994-5108 or Nancy Rupe at (770) 775-7993.


The Faithwalkers Church Ministry will be starting services March 6 at a new location, the old Pleasant Grove building on Freeman Road in Forsyth. Sunday school is at 10 a.m., with worship at 11 a.m. Call William Slaughter at (478) 994-0705.

Lizzie Berry

Women's Day will be celebrated at Lizzie Berry Baptist Church on March 6 at 2:30 p.m. The theme is "Christian Women Moving in a New Direction." Colors for the event are white and yellow. The speaker will be the Rev. Doreen Smalls of Friendship AME.

The male chorus of Lizzie Berry will celebrate its anniversary on March 26 at 6 p.m. Choirs, soloists and groups are invited to be part of the program. Lizzie Berry is located at 190 Thomas Ferry Road, Jackson. Call (770) 775-6778.

Israel Temple

Israel Temple CME Church, on the corner of First Street and McKibben Street in Jackson, will hold an "Out Reach Service" on Sunday, March 20 at 3 p.m. The special guests will be the Rev. Reginal Barnes and the Westside CME Church of Atlanta. Call (770) 775-1581.

Gospel Celebration

Gospel Celebration 2011, featuring Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC's and Diane Barrino-Barber, will be held Sunday, May 1 at 5 p.m., at the LCS Fine Art Center in Barnesville. Tickets are $20. Call Bernard Watts at (770) 365-8811.

Jackson Presbyterian

Jackson Presbyterian Church, at 240 North Oak Street, invites the public for Pastor Becky Baker's winter sermon series, "Just Say YES," on Sunday mornings at 11 a.m. Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.

Every Tuesday evening, the church hosts supper at 6 p.m. The cost is $3 for adults and kids eat free. Bible studies begin at 7 and end at 8 p.m. The church offers an adult Bible study class, a Youth Chill class for middle and high school students, and Sprouts for elementary school students. The church has childcare for children under 5.

It also conducts an exercise class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., for those who want to get in shape and stay in shape.

For more information or questions call (770) 775-5683 or visit www.jacksonpresbyterian.org.

Jackson First Baptist

First Baptist Church invites the public to any of the following services/activities. The church is located at 1227 West Third Street, in Jackson. Call (770) 775-3102, or visit www.jacksonfbc.com.

On Sundays, Sunday school is at 9:15 a.m., morning worship is at 10:30 a.m., and evening worship is at 6 p.m.

On Wednesdays, Family Night Supper (prepay or call on Monday each week) is at 5:45 p.m.; Awana (for children 2 years through fifth-grade) is at 6:30 p.m.; Upper Room (for youth in sixth- through 12th-grade) is at 6:30 p.m.; and prayer meeting is at 7 p.m.

Crossover Ministries

Crossover Ministries is offering a food ministry. If you are in need of food and would like more information, contact Pastor David Morris. Crossover's regular services are Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m., Sunday evening at 6 p.m., and Wednesday at 7 p.m. Crossover Ministries is located at 2702 Ga. Highway 16 West, Jackson. For more information, call Morris at (678) 898-1010.

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.

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.

Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul Christian Center Church is located at 330 View Point Drive, Jackson. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m., and worship service is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday intercession is at 6 p.m., and Bible study is at 7 p.m. For more information, call (678) 232-1628.

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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