Church Notes

McDonough First Assembly of God invites the community to worship with them. They will have one service only on Sunday, April 19 at 10:45 p.m. with guest speaker, William Franklin (Will) Graham IV. Will is Vice President of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, grandson of Rev. Billy Graham and son of Franklin Graham. He conducts evangelistic services all over the world to thousands of people on behalf of BGEA. The church is located at 338 Hwy. 42 North in McDonough.

Mount Zion United Methodist Church will have a community-wide Spring Fling on Saturday, March 28 at 11 a.m. at the church. There will be an egg hunt and other fun activities for children. The United Methodist Women of the church will sponsor the event and hot dogs will be served in Harper Hall. Their Fifth Sunday Sing-A-Long will be held on Sunday, March 29 at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary. Guests from other churches in the community will participate, and congregational singing will be led by Mike Wallace, with Alice Wallace as pianist. Refreshments will be served afterward in Harper Hall. The community is invited to attend the service at 984 Panola Road in Ellenwood.

Mt. Bethel Baptist Church invites the community to Family And Friends Day on Sunday, March 22 at 2:30 p.m. Rev W.J. Cason, Pastor of the Springfield Baptist Church will be their guest speaker. Dinner will be served after the service. Ricky Nelson is Chairperson of the program. The church is located at 633 Keys Ferry Road in McDonough.

First Baptist Stockbridge will be having an Easter Egg Hunt for Preschoolers through 5th grade on Saturday, March 28 from 10 a.m. until noon. For more info 770-474-4484. The church is located at 4566 North Henry Blvd. in Stockbridge.

New Hope UMC will sponsor a Chicken BBQ plus Bake Sale on Saturday, March 21. Join them for lunch (or later) that day. The church is located at 1960 New Hope Rd. at the intersection with LeGuin Mill Road.

Highway to Heaven Ministry will have their 2015 Community Yard Sale and Health Info event on Saturday, March 21 from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tables are $10 per 10x10 space and can be secured online at by clicking on the community yard sale tab. For more info call them at 678-593-3281.

Grace Baptist Church invites the community to a special series of services going on through April 26. First is Sunday mornings at 11 a.m. with Zack Nipper “Sets of Sevens to Supercharge your Spirit.” Next is Sunday evenings at 4 p.m. with David McDaniel “Light-bearer-Light, Love, and Life” Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. with Tim Davenport brings “L.I.F.E. - Live, Inspire, Facili-tate, Enjoy-Reviving and Re-newing the Recovering.” For more info visit www.gracebap The church is located at 4020 Hwy. 81 East in McDonough.

St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church invites the community to worship with them. Their Lenten Service Schedule is as follows: Sunday - Eucharist 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Monday - Eucharist 7 p.m., Tuesday - Eucharist 9 a.m., Wednesday - Eucharist 6:30 p.m., Thursday - Eucharist noon, Friday - Stations of the Cross 6:30 p.m. For more info call 770-957-7517 or visit The church is located at 1865 Hwy. 20 East in McDonough.

Life in the Spirit Full Gospel Church invites the community to their Spring revival beginning Sunday, March 22, at 11 a.m., March 23, 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. Sue Woodruff, under the direction of the Holy Spirit will be ministering. Sue Woodruff is the former President and Founder of Sisters of Worship Ministries, as well as Suzanne Woodruff Ministry. Pastors are Jeff and Christine Clark. The church is located at 155 Hampton Street in McDonough. For more info call 770-712-8328 or visit

Wesley Chapel UMC invites the community to join them for FEAST (Families Eating and Studying Together) on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. The Higher Education Tutoring Program will be held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month with the next programs being held on March 22 and April 12. Girl Scout Troop 822 is collecting supplies for ChemoKits for children ages 2 - 7 as part of their Silver Award Project. They are requesting donations of coloring books, lip balm, lotion, small toys, stickers, journals, socks and gloves. A collection box is located in the work-room. For more info contact Natalie Palmer at 404-822-8866. Girl Scout Troop 811 is collecting thermal socks, toiletry items, and non-perishable food items for their Homeless Care Kits community service project. Please place donations in the cardboard box in the workroom labeled Girl Scouts. Call 770-957-4728 for more info. The church is located at 397 Racetrack Road, McDonough.

Avalon HOPE Church invites the community to a Life and Money Matters Financial Seminar on Saturday, March 28 from 9 a.m. until noon. Michael Burt, a certified Dave Ramsey Financial Coach will be speaking on financial wellness and literacy. Registration is required by visiting /14781 or at the HOPE Table in the church lobby. The cost is $5 per person to reserve your seat and help pay for refreshments. The church is located at 1467 Highway 20 West in McDon-ough. For more info visit