2017-08-17 / 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Community cookout

The Many Faces of Christ, the Christian ministry of Superb Locations, LLC and Faith Com­munity Church, both of Lincoln­ton, will be hosting a community cookout on Sat., Aug. 19, at 1195 Murray Jones Circle, Lincoln­ton. The free cookout will run from noon until 2 p.m. and is open to the entire community. It will in­clude hotdogs, chips and drinks for everyone and bracelet making and rock painting for children. To learn more about The Many Faces of Christ and Superb Lo­cations, LLC, or to volunteer to help with the event, contact Chris Bradford at 706-359-7930 or Su­perbLocationsNow. com/mfoc.

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.

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.

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.

Essay contest685

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!

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.

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.

Republican party to meet

The Lincoln County Republican Party will meet Aug. 24, 6:30 p.m. at the library annex. Agenda - open mike. What’s on your mind? What’s your beef? Speakers limited to three minutes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

News items

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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.

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 22 - How to be a Latin Lover; August 29 - Me and Or­son Wells. Family movices: August 26 - Un­dercover Grandpa.

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