Church Notes

Lighthouse Community Church will host a “Healthy Cooking for Working Women” brunch on Saturday, October 10 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Enter the drawing to win $50 in Tupperware merchandise and lots of door prizes. All of the profit from this event will support the Ladies in Action-A Lighthouse Ministry. Come for fun and fellowship with us. RSVP and purchase your $5 ticket for the drawing at The church is located at 1615 East Atlanta Road in Stockbridge.

Locust Grove UMC invites the community to worship with them each Sunday at 8:45 and 11 a.m. The church’s Pumpkin Patch will open Thursday, October 1. Hours are Monday - Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. Saturday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 7 p.m. Pumpkin prices will vary by size and all donations will go toward their youth group. The church BBQ will be held Saturday, October 10 from 5 until 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the door. The cost is $8 per plate to eat there or take home. Visit them online at The church is located at 211 Peeksville Road in Locust Grove.

New Big Springs Baptist Church invites the community to their Annual Yard Sale on Saturday, October 3 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Table rentals are $25 each. For those interested in participating or making a donation, please contact First Lady Catherine at 678-972-2774 or Deacon Ray at 678-381-6043. For more info call the church at 770-957-7670. The church is located at 909 Luella Road in Locust Grove.

Wesley Chapel UMC invites the community to attend their Financial Empowerment Work-shops beginning on Wednesday, September 30 from noon until 1:30 p.m. On Thursday, October 1 from 7 until 8:30 p.m. they will have classes on Bereavement Planning, Medicare, Insurance Services, Thursday. College Financial Planning classes will be held at Mercer University, Friday-October 2 from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Classes on Bereavement Planning, Medicare and Obamacare, Insurance Services will be held Saturday, October 3 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Youth/Parent-Resume Prepara-tion and Job Search Planning - Mercer University. Specialized tutoring is available for students. Please contact the church office with your child /children’s specific need, name, age, grade and parent contact number. A tutor will be assigned based on the specific needs of the child. For more info, visit, or call 770-957-4728. The church is located at 397 Racetrack Road in McDonough.

Mount Zion UMC will hold its annual Fish Fry from 4:30 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 4 in Harper Hall. Proceeds will go to the general budget of the church. The community is invited to attend at 984 Panola Road in Ellenwood.

Mt. Carmel UMC will have revival services October 4 - 6 at 7 p.m. each night at the church. The church is located at 1933 Mount Carmel Road in Hampton.

Henry Baptist Church invites area youth to register for Upward Basketball for boys and girls in 1st through 6th grades. Registration is now open with the first evaluation on October 17 and the first game on December 5. Early Registration is $90 until October. Afterwards it increases to $100. For more information, contact or call the church at 770-914-1191. The church is located at 4035 Jodeco Road in McDonough.

Heritage Baptist Church invites the community to join them Sunday, October 4 at 11 a.m. for Friend and Family Day. There will be plenty of old-fashioned preaching and singing. Immediately following the morning service, there will be dinner on the grounds for everyone as well as numerous activities for children. For more info, call the church at 770-320-7771 or visit The church is located at 1843 Peeksville Road in Locust Grove.

The Ole Country Church invites the community to a special singing on Sunday, October 4 at 6 p.m. featuring Wilburn and Wilburn. No cover charge, a Love offering will be accepted. For more info, call them at 770-957-2818. The church is located at 2649 Hwy 155 North, in McDonough.