Church Notes


Jodeco Road UMC will have a free community-wide Easter Egg Hunt for children ages infant through 5th grade on Saturday, April 4 at 3 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be present to supervise the hiding of the eggs, prize eggs, and grand prize eggs, as well as impromptu pictures. The children will be hunting in separate areas according to their ages with eggs, prize eggs, and grand prize eggs hidden in each age area. Other age-appropriate children’s activities are planned. For more info call 770-975-8300 or visit www.jodeco.org. The church is located at 1500 Jodeco Road in Stockbridge.

Locust Grove United Methodist Church invites the community to worship with them this Easter Season. Palm Sunday services will be Sunday, March 29 at 8:45 and 11 a.m. Maundy Thursday Drama and Communion Service will be Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m. and Good Friday Service will be Friday, April 3 at 7 p.m. Their Easter Sunday Celebration will be April 5, with a Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. and Easter Celebration Services at 8:45 and 11 a.m. LGUMC Children’s Ministry also invites the community to their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4 at 2 p.m. for toddlers through 5th graders. For more info call 770-957-9605 or visit www.locustgroveumc.com. The church is located at 211 Peeksville Road in Locust Grove.

Perfecting The Saints Church International in Hampton, Georgia will have their Easter Sunday service celebration and free community Cookout on April 5 at 10:30 a.m. Bring your children for the Easter egg hunt extravaganza, fun games and cool prizes. For more information call them at 770-707-1159 or visit www.ptsministries.org. The church is located at 1009 Hwy. 19/41 in Hampton.

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 a.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 Metho-dist 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.

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 call 770-474-4484. The church is located at 4566 North Henry Blvd. in Stockbridge.

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.gracebaptistkjv.com. 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 stjosephsmcdonough.org. The church is located at 1865 Hwy. 20 East in McDonough.

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 April 12. 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 ticketriver.com/event /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 lifeandmoneymatters.org.

Harvest Point UMC invites the community to attend their Easter Family Festival on March 29 at 10:30 a.m. as part of the church’s grand opening month. They will have Easter egg hunts, inflatables and free food following worship.