Church Notes

Mount Zion United Methodist Church will present their annual Christmas Cantata during the morning worship service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, December 6. The Cantata, Bethlehem Morning, is directed by Mike Wallace, with Alice Wallace as pianist. For more information call the church at 770-981-0238. The community is invited to attend the service at 984 Panola Road in Ellenwood.

Heritage Baptist Church invites the community to their Winter Revival with Evangelist Brian McBride on Sunday, December 6, through Wednesday, December 9. There will also be special singing at each service with the McBride family. Services on Sunday will begin at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. with services on Monday through Wednesday beginning at 7 p.m. Nursery will be 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.

The Ole Country Church invites the community to a special Christmas singing featuring The Diplomats on December 6 at 6 p.m. The doors will open at 5 p.m. Nursery will be provided, no cover charge, however a love offering will be taken. For more information call 770-957-2818. The church is located at 2649 Hwy. 155 North, in McDonough

Bethany Baptist Church’s Worship Choir will present The Story on Saturday, December 12 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 13 at 4 and 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The Story is a musical journey across the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Based on the best-selling book of the same name, The Story contains songs created by award-winning songwriters Nichole Nordeman and Bernie Herms. For more information call 770-957-44554 or visit The church is located at 4 North Bethany Road in McDonough.

Wesley Chapel UMC invites the community to worship each Sunday in the 8 and 11 a.m. services. Sunday school is at 9:30 a.m. They invite everyone to participate in their Angel Tree project, a unique program that allows sharing Christ’s love with families of prisoners. The Higher Education Team invites all high school and college students along with their parents to the Scholarship Boot Camp, Saturday, December 12 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Visit them online at www.wesley or call 770-957-4728. The church is located at 397 Racetrack Road in McDonough.

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.

Bethel UMC will hold a Living Nativity and Celebration of Lights on Friday, December 4 and Saturday December 5 from 6 until 8 p.m. each night. The event will feature Christian themed Christmas Trees, inspiring Living Nativity, strolling carolers, drop-in singing of Hallelujah Chorus, hot chocolate and cookies and gifts for children. For more info, call 770-474-2570 or visit The church is located at 245 Fairview Road, Stock-bridge.

Henry Baptist Church has a Christian Karate Academy on Thursday evenings. Ages 4-5 are at 5:30 p.m., ages 6-12 are at 6 p.m., and ages 13 and up are at 7 p.m. To learn more visit or call 770-914-1191. The church is located at 4035 Jodeco Road in McDonough.