Church Notes

New Hope UMC invites the community to a Spaghetti Dinner for Fat Tuesday on February 9 from 6 until 8 p.m. The dinner is to celebrate the coming season of Lent. The church is located at 1960 New Hope Road at the intersection of LeGuin Mill Road. Donations cheerfully accepted.

Heritage Baptist Church will have a special Valentine’s Day service on Sunday, February 14 at 11 a.m. Also, there will be a vow renewal ceremony. For more information, please call the church at 770-320-7771 or visit Nursery is provided for all services. The church is located at 1843 Peeksville Road in Locust Grove.

Mount Zion United Methodist Church will host a Fifth Sunday Sing-A-Long at 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 31 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. For more information contact the church at 770-981-0238. The community is invited to attend the service at 984 Panola Road in Ellenwood.

Locust Grove United Methodist Church invites the community to worship with them. They have a Casual Service at 8:45 a.m. and a Blended Service at 11 a.m. Sunday School, Bible Studies, youth and children's activities are available. Visit for more info. The church is located at 211 Peeksville Road in Locust Grove.

Flowing River Fellowship invites the community to services on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. For more info visit The church is located at 2332 Commerce Place in McDonough.

The Southside Baptist Network, a multi-county, multi-ethnic association of over 75 Southern Baptist congregations based in McDonough, is sponsoring a major One-Day Conference, the Southside Summit. The theme is Gospel Advance. It will be held on Thursday, February 18, from 9 a.m. until 5:15 p.m. at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist, 2400 Hwy. 42 North, McDonough. Plenary Speakers include Dr. Albert Mohler, President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky.; Pastor H. B. Charles of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church, Jacksonville, Fla.; Dr. Micah Fries, Vice President of LifeWay Research, Nashville, Tenn.; and Rev. Scott Smith of Evangelism Ministries, Georgia Baptist Mission Board, Duluth, Ga. The cost is $29 if registering by January 31, and includes lunch, a Ministry Fair, a LifeWay store, and over 14 practical workshops. For more info and to register, go to, or call 770-957-3032.

Wesley Chapel UMC invites the community to worship services each Sunday at 8 and 11 a.m. Bible Study is held each Tuesday night at 7 p.m. Visit them online at www.wesley or call 770-957-4728. The church is located at 397 Racetrack Road in McDonough.

St. Luke Lutheran Church invites the community to worship services each Sunday at 11 a.m. Sunday School is at 9:40 a.m. For more info visit www. or call 678-432-0845. They are located at 1748 Brannan Road in McDonough, where they share a facility with Eagle’s Landing Christian Church.

McDonough First United Methodist Church has Sunday worship at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday School meets at 9:30 and they have mid-week Wednesday night dinner and activities for all ages. Call them at 770-957-4150 or visit The church is located at 151 Macon Street, just off the Square in McDonough.