2016-10-06 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet

The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting os the third Thursday of every month. Dinner is served at 6:30 with the meeting starting at 7:30.

AA meeting

There is an Alcoholics Anony­mous/ Al Anon meeting being held each Tuesday Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Dunn’s Chapel Methodist Church located at 6563 Ridge Road in Ap­pling, Georgia.

Sunday services

Blessed Hope Bible Baptist meets at the Presbyterian Church on Sundays at 11 a.m. and Wednes­days at 7 p.m. for prayer meeting. Come join us. For more informa­tion call 706-359-6759.

Eastern Star to meet

Order of the Eastern Star meets the second Monday of every month. A covered dish meal begins at 7 p.m., the meeting begins at 8 p.m.

Sons to meet

The Sons of American Legion Squadron 194 will meet at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the post home. All members are encouraged to attend.

Saturday dance

Augusta Christian Singles host a dance every Saturday at the Ball­room Dance Center, 525 Grand Slam Dr., Evans, Ga. Admission is $10 guests, $8 members. Dance lessons for salsa, line dance, etc., is held from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.; dance is 7:30 - 10:30. Everyone ages 18 and up are invited. Dress is casual. Call 706- 294-7195 for more information.

Red Devil drink donations

Water and Gatorade/Powerade donations are being requested once again for the Red Devil Football Team. Donations of one case of water and one case of Gatorade/ Powerade for each game are needed. Donations may be dropped off the high school to Coach Kevin Banks. Please contact Godfrey Zellars at 706-401-6631 or Coach Banks at LCHS with any questions.

Pavilion, May House

The Lincoln County Historical Society encourages the use of the Lincoln County Historical Park for family and community events. The Lewis Family Pavilion and the May House make great venues for wed­dings, receptions, family reunions or other get- togethers. Fees are very reasonable and you don’t have to be a member to use the facility. Call (706) 359-3237 for details and information.

Silver Lining anniv.

As we approach the sixth annivesary of the Silver Lining Foundation of Newberry Missionary Baptist Church we would like to thank you for your past support. As we continue to help those going thru cancer treatment, we hope that we can depend on your generosity this year. The Silver Lining Foundation is a foundation that provides financial assistance to help cover travel and meals for patients that are being treated for cancer, is in need of financial support. Please consider making a pledge of $2 - $5 per month or any other amount will be greaatly appreciated. Please make

checks payable to Silver Lining Cancer Foundation, c/o Newberry Missionary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 173, Lincolnton, GA 30817.

Cookbook available

Heavenly Manna Vol. II, a cook­book compiled by the members of Double Branches Baptist Church, is on sale at the Lincoln County Library for $10 each. Cookbooks may also be purchased by calling Emily Strozier at 359-4292.

Friday night bingo

Play Bingo at American Legion Post 194 on Fridays at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a variety of goodies at the Snack Bar operated by the Ladies Auxiliary during Bingo. Special Bingo games are also played. Come out and see if you are lucky enough to win the Jackpot.

Midway cookbook

Midway UMC ‘s “Midway to Heaven” cookbook is now available from Tommie Henderson (Hender­son Logging); Brenda Danner Mc­Gahee (tag office); in Washington from Betty Sue Bunch (REA) or Linda Anthony (706-678-7616). In addition to recipes group pho­tos from 1930, 1950’s, 1964, 1999 and church history data are included. Makes a wonderful gift. $15.

Brick sale

American Legion Post 194 is continuing its Veterans Memorial Brick sale. Anyone wanting to honor a family member or loved one who is active duty now or has served in the past, this is fitting tribute to them and their service. Contact Jim Fosky 706-359-2874for moreat informa­tion.

Join Lincoln County 4-H

Lincoln County 4-H would like to reach out to private school or home school students in grades 5th-12th who are interested in joining Lincoln County 4-H. Please stop by our 4-H office at 288 N. Peachtree St. right behind Georgia Power or call our office at 706-359-3233.

Shirokov to speak

Chosen People Ministries Pre­sentation at Double Branches Bap­tist Church. You are invited to join us at 6:00 p.m., on Sunday evening, Oct. 9, at for a special presenta­tion. Peter Shirokov of Chosen People Ministries will be explain­ing the Fall Feasts of Israel that are described in the Old Testament. Come and explore the Jewish roots of Christianity.

Volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed. With the help of people like you, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax-filing help to those who need it most. We're looking for compas­sionate and friendly individuals to join our team of local volunteers for the upcoming tax season. You'll receive training and continued sup­port in a welcoming environment. And, as our current volunteers tell us, you'll not only learn new skills, but also get a great feeling from helping someone else. If you're interested in making a difference in your community, we've got a role for you! Lack of experience shouldn't stop anyone from volunteering. For more in­formation, www.aarp.org/taxaide or call Jim Roberts at 706-726-3101. AARP Founda­tion Tax-Aide is offered in con­junction with the IRS.

Shingles vaccine avail.

The Lincoln County Health De­partment has Shingles Vaccine available for both insured and uninsured persons aged 60 and up. Please call 706-359-3154 for pricing and to make an appointment.

Homecoming at Danburg

Rev. Ficklen Guin invites every­one to Homecoming at Danburg Baptist Church on Sun., Oct. 9. April Shelton will present a pro­gram of special music beginning at 10:15. Rev. James James will bring the Homecoming message at 11 a.m. A covered dish meal will follow the worship service. Revival services will be held Mon. - Wed., Oct. 10-12, at 7 p.m., with Rev. James as guest speaker. There will be special music each night.

LWREA to meet

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. on Thurs., Oct. 13 at Mary Willis Library in Washington. All retired educators and friends of educators are invited.

Meet and greet

The Lincoln County Democratic Party will sponsor “Meet and Greet at the Lincolnton Club House from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., on Thursday evening, October 6.

Post hall rental

American Legion Post 194 will offer its hall for rental for reunions, and banquets. It offers spacious ac­comodations. Offtered Saturday through Thursday. For price infor­mation call John Braden at 706- 339-5574.

Homecoming at St. Paul

In celebration of 118 years of serving the Lord, St. Paul United Methodist Church will have Home­coming Sun., Oct. 23 at 10:45 a.m. Guest pastor will be J.C. Powell. A covered dish meal will follow. Revival will begin Mon., Oct. 24-26 at 7 p.m. nightly with spe­cial music each night.

Men, women’s day

Annual Men and Women’s day will be held at Newberry Mission­ary Baptist Church on Sun., Oct. 16 at 10:15 a.m. Rev. Daravious Cullars, pastor of True Friendship Church, will be guest speaker. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

Committee meeting

The Lincoln County Food Pantry Executive Committee will meet at the Lincoln County Public Library on Thursday afternoon, October 20, at 1 p.m.

Country cooking supper

The Christian Service Organi­zation of Fishing Creek Baptist Church will have a country cook­ing supper from 6 to 8 p.m., on Saturday, October 22. Cost will be $8.00.

Kids Fishing Rodeo

Their fall festival will be held Oct. 8 from 4 - 9:30 p.m. with hayrides, bouncy house, pumpkin bowling, putt putt, scavenger hunt and refreshments. They will have a haunted house and hayride on Oct. 29th. There is a $5 parking fee to visit the park required by state law.

Contributions needed

The Lincoln County Food Pan­try welcomes contributions. Your donations are tax deductible. You may mail your contributions to: The Lincoln County Food Pantry, P.O. Box 473, Lincolnton, GA 30817.

Pastor anniversary

Parks Grove F.B.H. Church will celebrate Pastor Tonita Cody's 18th Pastoral Anniversary on Sun., Oct. 30, at 3 p.m. at The Lincoln Center. Special guest will be Pastor Mat­thew Harden of New Tabernacle Baptist Church, Lincolnton. Every­one is invited.

Mobile mammography

Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department Oct. 4, Nov. 10 and Dec. 13. Please call 706-359-3154 to schedule an appointment.

Rehoboth homecoming

Rehoboth Baptist Church will be celebrating Homecoming Sun., Oct. 9 at 10:30 a.m. Evangelist Donald Walton will be the guest speaker. A covered dish lunch will follow. Revival will be held Oct. 10-12 at 7 p.m. nightly with Evangelist Walton as guest speaker. The pub­lic is invited.

Substance abuse class

Parks Grove FBH Church is hold­ing a substance abuse class every Monday night from 8-9 p.m. It’s open to men and women who are struggling with any type of addic­tion.

Zoning board meetings

The City of Lincolnton Planning & Zoning Board meeting dates for 2016 are as follows: Oct. 25, Nov. 29, and Dec. 27.

Choir anniversary

Pleasant Grove invites the public to the celebration of its choir anni­versary to be held Sat., Oct. 8 at 5 p.m.

Trunk or Treat

Morningside Baptist Church will hold Trunk or Treat Sat., Oct. 29 from 6-8 p.m.

4-H donut sale

Lincoln County 4-H Krispy Kreme Donut Fundraiser has begun and they are taking Pre-orders for Krispy Kreme Donuts and Krispy Kreme Coupons!! Please help sup­port your Lincoln County 4-H! Boxes and coupons are both $7.00 each. All orders are due no later than Friday, October 14th, 2016. They can deliver to local businesses in the city of Lincolnton upon your request, but you must let them know. Donuts must be picked up by 5:00pm on Friday, October 21st at the Lincoln County Exten­sion 4-H office. They will also be open during lunch for your pick-up convenience.

Open on game night

Thomas-Lane American Legion Post 597 will be open during the football season on Monday and Thursday nights. It will also be open on Friday nights after Red Devil games that are played at home. There will be no admission charge but patrons must be 21 or older. Proper ID will be required. Special events will be an­nounced as they are scheduled and admission fees will apply. Plan to watch your favorite teams play with friends and support your local veterans group at the same time. Snacks will be available for sale. For additional information, contact Post Commander Harvey Elam at 706-359-4462.

Haunted hayride

Join the park staff and Friends of A.H. Stephens for a fun evening of ghoulish events at 7 p.m., on Satur­day, October 29. Activities include a haunted hay­ride, treats, movie on the lawn, games, campfire, costume contest, and a campsite decorating contest for both RV and equestrian camp­ers. Judging for the costume con­test will be done by the Ranger and the campsite contest will be judged by you the public. Meet at the con­cession building (located behind the park office) to join in on all the festivities. A $5.00 park pass is re­quired for all vehicles, fees for the evening range from $1.00 to $3.00. Please call the park office at 706- 456-2602 for more information.

Family, friends day

First Baptist Church family in­vites everyone to its Family and Friends Day at 11:30 a.m., on Sun­day, October 9. The guest speaker will be Rev. Daravious Cullars and True Friendship Church will be in charge. Lunch will be served.

Oktoberfest a Newberry

Annual Oktoberfest will be held at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church Sat., Oct. 22 at 9 a.m. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

Free diabetes program

A free six-week diabetes program for all ages is being offered at the Lincoln County Senior Center be­ginning Tues., Sept. 27, from 10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., and will run until Nov. 1. Call Pam Parton to reserve your spot today at 706-359-3760.

Four-H plant sale

Lincoln County 4-H is partner­ing up with Elbert County 4-H in their 4-H Plant Sale! Place your orders at the Lincoln County Ex­tension 4-H Office! Blueberries, Peaches, Pecans, Apples and more! All orders must be placed no later than Friday, October 7th. If you have any questions please contact Lincoln County Extension: 706.359.3233 or stop by the office 288 N. Peachtree St., Lincolnton. Blueberries: 1 gal: $8 | 3 gal: $15 | 7 gal: $25; new Goji Berry: 1 gallon: $8; apples: 5 gallon: $20; raspberries: 1 gallon: $8; musca­dines: 1 gallon: $8; Asian pears: 5 gallon: $20; blackberries: 1 gallon: $8; Pomegranate: 1 gallon: $8; peaches: 5 gallon: $20; Pecans: 5 gallon: $40 ; pears: 5 gallon: $20 ; figs: 1 gal: $8 | 3 gal: $15 | 7 gal: $25; Japanese persimmons: 5 gal­lon: $25; plums: 5 gallon: $20; cra­bapple: 5 gallon: $20; ornamental Buckeyes: 1 gallon: $5.

Family reunion meeting

The Blackmons and Wynns will have a family reunion meeting on Thursday, October 6, at the home of Glenda McCord at 4 p.m. Your attendance is greatly needed. For more information call 706-359- 4851.

Women’s conference

The annual Women’s Conference will be held at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Thomson, Georgia on Saturday morning, October 22, at 9 a.m. Minister Mary Lowe of New­berry Missionary Baptist Church will be the speaker.

Musical program Nov. 5

Big Musical Program at First Baptist Church November 5, at 5 p.m. The Echoes of Joy of Thom­son, Ga., Bro. Maurice Andrews, Rocky Mount Church Choir, RLB Male Choir, Singing Sisters, Mt. Zion Male Choir, The Tones of Joy. Admission is free. Rev. Dennis Quinn Pastor. Come out and enjoy some good singing.

Fall revival

White Rock Baptist Church will host its Annual Fall Revival Octo­ber 24th – 26th, 2016. Each night will feature a different messenger of God. Monday, October 24th – Rev. Robert Leverett of Olive Grove Baptist Church, Appling, Ga. Tuesday, October 25th – Rev. Tonita Cody of Parks Grove FBH Church, Lincolnton, Ga. Wednesday, October 26th – Rev. Rodney Lockett of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Thomson, Ga. The public is invited to attend these soul-saving, soul-reviving services. Rev. Seymore Harrison, Pastor.

Towels for Tails

Donations of towels, sheets, or blankets are needed for WW Animal Shelter. Donations can be dropped off at Wilkes Co. Vet Ser­vices, Lincoln Co. Vet Services, Lincoln Animal Hospital or the shelter.

Pavilion, May House

The Lincoln County Historical Society encourages the use of the Lincoln County Historical Park for family and community events. The Lewis Family Pavilion and the May House make great venues for wed­dings, receptions, family reunions or other get- togethers. Fees are very reasonable and you don’t have to be a member to use the facility. Call (706) 359-3237 for details and


Moms in Prayer

Moms in Prayer International will meet Tuesday mornings at 8:15 a.m. in the Lincolnton Baptist Church fellowship hall. The organization gathers women together to pray specifically for children in schools. For more in­formation call 706-359-3303.

LWREA to meet

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. on Thurs., Oct. 13 at Mary Willis Library in Washington. All retired educators and friends of educators are invited.

Pancake supper

The Men's Fellowship with the Lincolnton Methodist Church will be offering a Pancake supper Tues­day October 18 from 5:30 - 7PM Includes bacon, assorted fruits and beverage. Cost $5.50. Pro­ceeds for local mission needs. 202 N. Peachtree, Lincolnton

Harvest celebration

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church, 2245 Augusta Hwy., will hold it harvest celebration Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. Guest minister will be Rev. Dr. Charles E. Lacy Jr. of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Washington and Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Hephzibah. The public is invited. Rev. Kelvin Dunn is pastor.

Committee meeting

The Lincoln County Food Pantry Executive Committee will meet at the Lincoln County Public Library on Thursday afternoon, October 20, at 1 p.m.

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