2017-08-10 / 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 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 schedule685

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

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 more at 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.

Revival services at FBC

First Baptist Church will be hav­ing revival services at 7:30 p.m. nightly August 28-31. Rev. Ray Pilgrim will be the revivalsit for the week. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pas­tor.

Water, Gatorade needed

All Red Devil parents and fans it’s time for our annual water and Gatorade/Powerade donation for our beloved Red Devil football team. We are asking for donations of one case of water and one case of Gatorade/Powerade for our players to have to hydrate for each game. Donations can be dropped off at the high school to Coach Kevin Banks. Any questions contact Go­drey Zellars at 706-401-6631 or Coach Banks at LCHS. Thank you in advance for your contributions.

Mulberry to host revival services nightly at 7 p.m.

The annual Summer Revival of Mulberry CME Church will be held at 7 p.m. nightly, August 22- 24 with guest revivalists as fol­lows: Tuesday, August 22, Rev. Willie J. White, Newberry Mis­sionary Baptist Church, Lincoln­ton, Georgia; Wednesday, August 23, Rev. Augusta Hall, Jr. Bethel AME Church, Augusta, Georgia; and Thursday, August 24, Rev. An­thoni McElrath, Green Grove Mis­sionary Baptist Church, Augusta, Georgia. The week will culminate on Sunday, August 27, with the 144th church anniversary and homecom­ing celebration, beginning at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Sam Davis and the Beulah Grove Baptist Church Family, Augusta, Georgia will be the guest speaker. Join us during this week of worship and celebra­tion. The Rev. Makenzie McDaniel is the pastor.

Celebrate Recovery Thursday

First Assembly of God hosts Celebrate Recovery every Thurs­day evening at 6:30 pm with a light meal followed by large group wor­ship at 7 pm and small groups at 8 pm. First Assembly is located on the Thomson Highway. Call the church office at 359-7237 for more information.

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.

Willingham reunion

The Willingham family will be having their annual reunion on Sept. 2nd and 3rd this year. On Saturday, Sept. 2nd will be the fish fry starting at 7 pm at the residence of Lisa Willingham (1090 Jones Martin Rd). And Sunday, Sept. 3rd will be the dinner at 3 pm at Ameri­can Legion Post 194. We ask that all family and friends to join us. For more information please con­tact Lisa at 706-401-8464.

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.

Revival at Parks Grove

Join us for revival at Parks Grove F.B.H. Church on Wednesday, Au­gust 16, 2017 and Thursday, Au­gust 17, 2017 at 7:30pm nightly. Our guest speaker will be Prophet Michael Kennebrew House of God Church of God in Christ Thom­son, Ga.. Everyone is invited. Rev. Tonita Cody is Pastor.

Family reunion meeting

The Blackmons and Wynns will have a final family reunion meet­ing for 2017 on Sunday, August 13 at the home of Idell Andrews at 6 p.m. your attendance is needed.

Walker family reunion

The descendants and connected families of Daniel Lumpkin Walk­er and Margaret Elizabeth Stephen­son Walker will meet for their an­nual reunion on Sunday, August 20 at Fishing Creek Baptist Church. Join us after church services and bring your favorite covered dishes. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Old family photographs, documents and genealogy information will be on display. All descendants of Lumpkin’s parents, Tarlton W. Walker and Sarah Headen Walker are also in­vited to attend

Homecoming services

New Tabernacle Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Homecom­ing on Sunday, August 20, at 10:15 a.m. Revival will be held Monday, August 21 through Wednesday, Au­gust 23 at 7:30 p.m.. nightly with Pastor Anthoni McElrath of Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Augusta, Ga. as our guest. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Matthew Harden is the pastor.

Reunion planning

The Lincoln County Training School and Westside High School will have a meeting at4:30 p.m., Sunday, August 13 at the library. Please come out and help plan this class reunion for classes 1939-1974.

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.

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.

Essay contest

High school students in grades 9-12 get busy! The essay contest title is: ‘Community Gardens: A Solution for Community Problems - Blight, Crime and Hunger.’ What a 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 a 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!

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.

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.

Homecoming at Ebenezer

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

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Alzheimer walk Nov. 4

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Saturday, November 4 at the Colum­bia County Amphitheater in Augusta. Nearly 900 people from Augusta and surrounding counties are expected at this year’s event to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Walk participants will complete a two-mile walk and will learn about Alzheimer’s disease, advocacy oppor­tunities, clinical studies enrollment and support programs and services from the Alzheimer’s Association. Participants will also join in a meaningful tribute ceremony to honor those affected by Alzheimer’s disease. In Georgia alone, there are more than 140,000 people living with the disease and 519,000 caregivers. In the United States, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the sixth-leading cause of death in and the only disease among the top 10 causes that cannot be cured, prevented or even slowed. Additionally, more than 15 million family and friends provide care to people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Register today. Sign up as a Team Captain, join a team or register to walk as an individual at georgiawalk.org.

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.

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.

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.

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.

News items

Getting your news in The Journal has never been easier. You can email us any news item such as birthdays, reunions, community cal­endars, graduations, etc. to journal@nu-z.net. Please send pictures as a jpg attachment and make sure it’s not over 30 days old.

Perry’s in concert

New Life Baptist Church in Washington will host the southern gosepl group The Perry’s at 6 p.m., on Sunday, August 13. The public is invited to attend. A love offering will be taken to give to the band’s ministry. For more information call 706-726-1517.

Chamber to meet

The Lincoln County Chamber of commerce is to meet at 7 p.m., on Monday, August 14 at the Welcome Center on Washington St. To be discussed at the meet­ing are matters of importance to all businesses in Lincoln County, including upcoming festivals and events. The public is urged to att­tend.

Library movie nights

On Tuesday afternoons at 2:00, the library will show a movie and provide popcorn and drinks. These movies are for adults, no small children. Bring your own chair or use ours. When new kids movies are released, they will be shown on Saturdays at 2:00. No food or drinks will be provided. Families are welcome to bring blankets and pillows and snacks in moderation. For adults, August 15 - The Cir­cle; August 22 - How to be a Latin Lover; August 29 - Me and Orson Wells. Family movices: August 12 - Di­ary of a Whimpy Kid 4; August 26 - Undercover Grandpa.

Story time at library

Story time is back at the library! Every Thursday at 11:00 is Tod­dler Time. Bring your non-school aged children while a few books are read. This is a great opportunity for toddlers to socialize and find a new favorite book.

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.

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.

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