Church Notes

Mount Zion United Methodist Church will host a Fifth Sunday Sing-A-Long at 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 29 in the sanctuary. Guests from other churches in the community will participate, and congregational singing will be led by Choir Director Mike Wallace, with Alice Wallace as pianist. Refreshments will be served in Harper Hall. The church is located at 984 Panola Road in Ellenwood.

The Ole Country Church invites the community to their 3rd Sunday Night Singing on November 15 at 6 p.m. featuring comedian, singer, songwriter Aaron Wilburn. The church is located at 2649 Hwy. 155 North in McDonough.

Bethel UMC will host a big Barbecue and Bake Sale Saturday, November 14, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Plates are $8 and proceeds of the BBQ go to local, national, and international projects the UMM are working with. Bake Sale proceeds go to mission projects the UMW work with. For more info, visit or call 770-474-2570. The church also invites the community on Sunday, November 15 at 11 a.m. as they welcome Rev. Ralph Freeman of Song Sermon Ministries, Inc. Rev. Freeman will present a service of song and word. The church is located at 245 Fairview Road in Stockbridge.

Timberridge Presbyterian Church has Toddler Play Group every Wednesday from 10:30 until 11:30 a.m. in the nursery. The play group is for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers (through age 4) and their caregivers, and is open to church members and community families. If you have any questions about the Toddler Play Group, please contact Jennifer Young at For more info call the church at 770-957-5203. The church is located at 2704 GA-20 in McDonough.

Agape International Ministries is attempting to charter a Toastmaster chapter. Toastmasters is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills. On Saturday, November 21 at 10:30 a.m., a Toastmaster meeting will be held at the church located at 4040 Jonesboro Road in Hampton. Membership is open to the community. For information, contact Alicia McIver at 678-910-0815.

Heritage Baptist Church invites the community to worship with them with Sunday School at 10 a.m. and Morning Services at 11 a.m. Sunday Evening Service starts at 6 p.m. and the Wednesday Service begins at 7 p.m. Nursery is provided for all services. For more information, please call the church at 770-320-7771 or visit The church is located at 1843 Peeksville Road in Locust Grove.

St. Joseph’s Episcopal Church has Sunday Services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. and children’s activities are provided. All who are baptized are welcome to receive communion. For more info call 770-957-7517 or visit The church is located at 1865 Hwy. 20 East in McDonough.

New Big Springs Baptist Church invites the community to attend Sunday Services each week. Sunday School is held at 10 a.m. with Worship Services at 11 a.m. Bible Study is held each Wednesday at 7 p.m. For more info call the church at 770-957-7670. The church is located at 909 Luella Road in Locust Grove.