2017-08-03 / Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Masons to meet

The Lincolnton Masonic Lodge 354 holds its regular meeting is 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 third 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.

Mass schedule

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1015 N. bypass W., Hwy 78, Wash­ington, Georgia, is holding Sunday Mass at 8:30 a.m. and services on Thursdays at noon. For more infor­mation call 706-678-2110. Queen of Angels Catholic Church, 1326 Washington Rd., Thomson, hosts regular services Mondays at 9 a.m., Wednesdays at 6 p.m., Saturday vigils at 5 p.m. and Sunday Mass at 11 a.m. For more information call 706-595-2913.

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

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

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 706-359-2874 for 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.

AA/Al Anon meeting

There will be an Alcoholic Anon­ymous/ Al Anon meeting held at 6 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday at Faith Community Church Fellow­ship Hall located at the Thomson Hwy. (Hwy. 43) and Leathersville Rd., Lincolnton, Ga. The sign will read, “The Good Shepard Home.”

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.

A Walk to the Stars

A.H. Stephens State Park will host a Walk to the Stars, on Satur­day, August 12 from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. The evening will start with a sen­sory hike, where we will learn to use all of our senses to make the night come alive. Our hike will then end at Lake Buncombe, where you will see and learn about star constellations and planets; all while having a great view of the Perseid meteor shower. We will be meeting in the park­ing lot at Shelter #3 also known as the BBQ pit. Please wear comfort­able shoes, bring a blanket and a flashlight. The cost is $5.00 plus a $5 parking fee. For more infor­mation, call the park office at 706- 456-2602.

Zumba classes Tues., Thurs.

Zumba classes held every Tues and Thur night at 7:15 p.m. in the gym at the Curry Colvin Recreation Complex. Dr. Stanley Singleton, a certified Zumba instructor, teaches this Latin dance inspired exercise class. Lots of fun and great exer­cise.

Homecoming at Harmony

Homecoming services will be held at Harmony Baptist Church, Lincolnton, Sun., Aug. 6, at 2 p.m. Rev. Leroy Hudson and Thankful Baptist Church in Thomson, Georgia, will be in charge of the service. Everyone is invited and welcomed to join us on our special day. Revival services will be held at Harmony Baptist Church Mon., Aug. 7 - Wed., Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Revivalist will be Rev. Robert Crawford and Mt. Zion Baptist Church will be in charge. Everyone is welcome to join us and be blessed!

Summer revival

Prices Grove Summer Revival will be held Aug. 7-9, at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Speakers will be: Mon. - Rev. Dennis Quinn; Tues. - Rev. Timothy West; Wed. - Rev. Eric Butler. The public is invited.

LWREA to meet

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Edu­cators Association planning meeting is scheduled for Thurs., Aug. 10, 11 a.m., at the Welcome E. Mason Cam­pus of Excellence in Lincolnton.

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CWRT to meet

The Civil War Round Table of Augusta will meet Aug. 21, 6 - to 8 p.m. at Goodwill’s Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Rd., Augusta. Meeting is $15 (includes dinner). Dues $25 per year; $40 per couple. For information contact Gwen Fulcher Young at 706-736-2909 or www.civilwarroundtableaugustaga.com. This month’s program will be by Brian Jordan, assistant professor of history at Sam Houston State University, presenting on his book Marching Home: Union Veterans and their Unending Civil War.

Essay contest

High school students in grades 12 get busy! The essay contest title is: ‘Community Gardens: A Solution for Community Problems Blight, Crime and Hunger.’ What great title. Gets me to thinking about all the things that I can find about the wonderful things com­munities can gain from getting together to plan, plant and harvest lovely garden! The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton cannot wait to read your 600-700 words on this interesting topic! We need your essays by Nov. 1st!

Brown, Austion reunion

The Brown and Austin Family Re­union will be held in Nashville Sept. 15-17, 2017. Anyone interested in traveling to the reunion, please call Henry Brown at 706-401-9096 or Angie Coppin at 401-4451 for more information. The deadline to purchase a bus seat is July 31.

AA/Al Anon meeting

There will be an Alcoholic Anon­ymous/ Al Anon meeting held at 6 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday at Faith Community Church Fellow­ship Hall located at the Thomson Hwy. (Hwy. 43) and Leathersville Rd., Lincolnton, Ga. The sign will read, “The Good Shepard Home.”

Services at Village Church

If you are seeking God’s presence in your life, we invite you to join us this Sunday as we worship together. Our purpose is to seek God, share life, study the Bible, and serve others. Village Church of Christ meets Sundays at 9:00 a. m., Savan­nah Lakes Recreation Center, 385 Country Club Drive, McCormick, S.C. For questions, contact Michael Kolb at 864-391-4543.

Assessors meetings

The following dates are the 2017 regular scheduled meetings of the Lin­coln County Board of Tax Assessors. All meetings are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the conference of the Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessors office. Any changes in meetings, dates, and times will be posted on bulletin board of the Lincoln County Courthouse, website, and the front door of the Tax Assessors Office. When time allows, we will also notify The Lincoln Jour­nal. Tues., Aug. 15; Tues., Sept. 19; Tues., Oct. 17; Tues., Nov. 21; Tues., Dec. 19.

Poetry contest underway

Middle school students in grades 6-8 get busy! The poetry contest title is: ‘Let It Grow!’ What a great title. Gets me to thinking of a song. What will you think of? The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton needs your poem/song by Nov. 1st.

Celebrate Recovery Aug. 3

Celebrate Recovery will kick- off Thurs., Aug. 3rd at 6:30 p.m. with a light meal followed by large group worship at 7 p.m. and small groups at 8 p.m. Call the church office at 359-7237 for questions or more information.

Homecoming Aug. 13

New Hope Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming Sun., Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Hal Hodgens bringing the message. A famous barbecue covered dish luncheon will be served in the fellowship hall after the service. Everyone is invited. Rev. Larry Beggs is pas­tor.

Reserved seats

Reserved seats for the 2017 Red Devil Football Season will be on sale at the high school, 200 Charles Ward Elam Dr., beginning Tues., Aug. 8. The ticket window will be open daily from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. If you have purchased season tickets in the past, your seat(s) will be held until Wed., Aug. 23, at which time they will be released to those on the waiting list. Season ticket packets (four games) are $40; general ad­mission tickets will be $8. If you choose to give up your seats, you have the option of passing them to your children or a member of your immediate family, or return­ing them to the athletic office. If you are unable to pick up your tickets and would like someone to pick them up for you, please call Nancy Hardeman at 706-359-3121, ext. 3203. Tickets will not be released to anyone unless notified by the ticket holder. Please also notify Nancy if you do not wish to purchase your seats.

Homecoming at Ebenezer

Ebenezer Baptist Church will observe Homecoming Aug. 13 at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Fred Perriman is pastor. Everyone is invited.

Homecoming Aug. 13

New Hope Baptist Church will cel­ebrate Homecoming Sun., Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Hal Hodgens bringing the message. A famous barbecue covered dish luncheon will be served in the fellowship hall after the service. Please come and join us. Please also join us for a wonderful week of revival services Aug. 14 - 16 at 7 p.m. nightly with Rev. Hal Hodgens and special music each night.

Homecoming Aug. 13

Hephzibah Baptist Church will have Homecoming Sun., Aug. 13. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m., a special worship service at 11 a.m., and a barbecue and covered dish on the grounds beginning at 12:15.

Church anniversary

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church will be celebrating its 141st church anniversary Aug. 6 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Dwayne Crew of Williams Memo­rial C.M.E. Church, Augusta, will be special guest.

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.

Harmony homecoming

Homecoming services at Har­mony Baptist Church, Lincolnton, will be held Sun., Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. Rev. Leroy Hudson and Thankful Baptist Church, Thomson, will be in charge of the service. Everyone is invited and welcomed to join us on our special day. Revival services will be held beginning each night at 7:30 p.m., Mon., Aug. 7 - Wed., Aug. 9. Revivalist will be Rev. Robert Crawford and Mt. Zion Baptist Church will be in charge. Everyone is welcome.

Missionary prog. Aug. 13

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will hold its Missionary Program Sun., Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. Pastor Marion Parks of Price’s Grove Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. Everyone is invited. Rev. Robert Crawford is pastor. Finger snacks will be served.

Family, friends day

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church will have Family and Friends Day Sept. 17 at 2 p.m. Rev. Dennis Quinn will be guest minister. Rev. Kelvin Dunn is pastor.

Program at Mt. Zion

The missionary of Mt. Zion Bap­tist Church will have a program Sun., Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. Pastor Marilyn Parks will be guest speaker. Everyone is invited. Rev. Robert Crawford is pastor.

Movie night Aug. 4

Bring the family to Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church, 2245 Au­gusta Hwy., Fri., Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. for movie night. The movie will be ‘War Room.’ Rev. Kelvin Dunn is pastor.

Prayer breakfast

A Prayer Breakfast will be held at Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church, 2245 Augusta Hwy., Sept. 16, 9-11 a.m. Cost will be a $10 donation. The public is invited. Rev. Kelvin Dunn is pastor.

Homecoming Aug. 6

Price’s Grove Baptist Church will have Homecoming Aug. 6 at 11:30 a.m. Dinner will be served afterwards. Revival will be held Aug. 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Marilyn C. Parks is pastor.

Three night revival

Tabernacle Baptist Church, Hwy. 220 W., will hold a three night revival Aug. 7-9 at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest revivalist will be: Aug. 7 - Rev. Seymour Harrison of White Rock Baptist Church; Aug. 8 - Rev. Dennis Quinn of First Baptist Church; Aug. 9 - Rev. Tonita Cody of Parks Grove Holi­ness. Everyone is invited. Rev. Ray C. Lewis is pastor.

Summer revival

An annual summer revival will be held at Newberry Missionary Bap­tist Church Mon. - Wed., Aug. 14- 16 at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. Chavous Boyd will be guest minister. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

School supply give away

First Baptist Bible Study Foot Soldier Ministry will hold a Com­munity Fellowship Cookout Sat., Aug. 12 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. There will be a clothing and school supply give away. Everyone is invited.

Norman reunion Aug. 4, 5

All descendants and connected families of Rev. War soldier, Wil­liam Norman are invited to attend the biennial reunion Aug. 4 and 5 at the Lincoln Center in Lincolnton. Events include a casual get-togeth­er on Friday night, registration at 6 p.m. and socializing from 7-9 p.m. Guided tour of the ancestral cem­eteries on Saturday morning leaves the Lincoln Center at 9 a.m. sharp. A memorial service at Midway UMC at 1:30 p.m. will be held to honor those Norman descendants and spouses who have passed away since the last reunion. Business meeting follows. Reservations required for the BBQ chicken dinner, 7 p.m. on Saturday night at the Lincoln Center. Deadline is July 26th! $15 for adults, children 6-12 $10, free (under 6 yrs.) Contact Linda Anthony 706- 678-7616 or Kevin Beggs 706- 401-2226 for more information.

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