2017-10-05 / 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.

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.”

Ministry anniversary

Tabernacle Baptist Church will host a Family and Friends Minis­tries Anniversary at 11:15 a.m., on October 22. The public is ivited. Ray C. Lewis 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.

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.

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.

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.

Family, friends serviceWHITE

First Baptist Church will host Family and Friends service Oct. 8 at 11:30. Rev. Patrick Outler will be guest minister. The public is invited. Lunch will be served. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

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.

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.

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.

Disaster fund at FSB

There has been a disaster fund opened at Farmers State Bank (listed as Curtis Disaster Fund). This is to support Sheryl Curtis who acquired severe damage to her home and vehicles due to a recent storm.

Choir anniversary

The Male Chorus of Newberry Missionary Baptist Church will cel­ebrate its 19th anniversary Sat., Oct. 21 at 5 p.m. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

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.”

Community yard sale

St. Paul United Methodist Church, located at 3235 Thomson Hwy., will be hosting a community-wide flea market Sat., Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Bring your yard sale items and rent table space for $10. All vendors and crafters are welcome. Break­fast and lunch concessions will be available. Contact Jackie Doster at 706-990-7250 or Wendy Davis at 864-993-4033 to reserve your spot.

Choir anniversary

First Baptist Church DJQ Choir will be celebrating their 27th an­niversary Sat., Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

Country supper Oct. 21

The Christian Service Organiza­tion will sponsor a country cooking supper at Fishing Creek Baptist Church on Sat., Oct. 21, 6-8 p.m. Cost is $8.

Pastoral anniversary

Parks Grove F.B.H. Church will celebrate Pastor Tonita Cody’s 19th Pastoral Anniversary on Sun., Oct. 29, 3 p.m., at The Lincoln Center. Special guest will be Rev. Bobby Hankerson of Hammond Grove Word Power Ministry, North Au­gusta, S.C. Everyone is invited.

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!

Pre-K spots open

There are a few spots for Pre-K still available. Children must be a resident of Lincoln County and be four years old on or before Sept. 1. A parent/guardian, with a photo ID, must be present to enroll the child. Bring birth certificate of child, Georgia Immunization Form 3231, Hearing, Vision and Dental Screen­ing Form 3300, Social Security card, and two proofs of residency (physi­cal addresses only). Call Lincoln County Elementary School for more information.

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.

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., Oct. 17; Tues., Nov. 21; Tues., Dec. 19.

LCHS membership meeting

The Lincoln County Historical Society will have a monthly mem­bership meeting Wed., Oct. 4th in the May House. Pot luck lunch will be enjoyed at noon, followed by a business meeting with Pioneer Day on the agenda. There will be a board of directors meeting Mon., Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. The Wednesday morn­ing work group is at the park every Wednesday and would welcome more workers. The next History in the Park talk will be Thurs., Oct. 5th at 7 p.m. Historian Dr. John Derden will pres­ent “Camp Lawton.”

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.

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.

LWREA to meet

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Edu­cators Association (LWREA) will meet Thurs., Oct. 12, 11 a.m. at the Welcome E. Mason Campus of Ex­cellence in Lincolnton. All retired educators and friends of educators are invited to support LWREA.

Candle fundraiser

Lincoln County 4-H is having a Yankee Candle fundraiser! All orders and money are due at the Lincoln County Extension/4-H Office by October 11, 2017. If you would like to place an or­der please stop by the office or you can go online. If you have any questions please call us: 706-359-3233 https://www.yankeecandlefundraising.com/ store.Just make sure you are order­ing under the following: Group Number: 990036286 Group Name: LINCOLN COUNTY 4-H (If ordering under a 4-H Seller make sure you include the 4-H seller's name as well.)

Yard sale Oct. 14

First Assembly of God, Thomson Hwy., will host a Yard Sale on Sat., Oct. 14, 8 a.m. - noon. All proceeds will benefit missions. If you would like to donate items, contact Vicky Holloway at 706-401-9231. Call the church office at 359-7237 for more information.

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.”

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.

Dinner and concert

First Assembly of God and Fear­less LC Youth present a Dinner & Concert on Sat., Oct. 7 at 6 p.m. Dinner will be held in the Family Life Center with the concert fol­lowing in the Sanctuary. Tickets are $12.50 each. All proceeds will go towards Speed the Light Mis­sions. First Assembly is located on the Thomson Highway. Contact the church office at 359-7237 to purchase tickets or for more infor­mation.

Halloween at the park

Elijah Clark State Park will host Halloween at The Park, Oct. 27-28, 6-9:30 p.m. There will be hayrides through the park, a haunted house, and other fun games. Admission is free with your park pass; $3/person allows you to participate in all activ­ities, excluding the Haunted House, $5/person includes all activities! Contact the park at (706)-359-3458, for more information.

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.

Donations needed

The Master’s Closet is in need of donations of maternity clothes sizes large and XL. Donations may be dropped off Tuesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. or placed in the donation bin out­side.

Men, womens day

Men and Women’s Day will be held at Newberry Missionary Bap­tist Church Sun., Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m. Rev. Patrick Outler, associate pastor of Carpentersville Baptist Church, N. Augusta, S.C., will be guest minister. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

Fall revival at White Rock

White Rock Baptist Church will host its annual fall revival Oct. 23 - 25. Speakers will be: Mon. Oct. 23 - Rev. Jesse Johnson; Tues., Oct. 24 - Rev. Kathy Jones; Wed., Oct. 25 - Rev. Yannick Mackie. The public is invited. Rev. Seymore Harrison is pastor.

Church anniversary

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will celebrate its 146th anniversary Sun., Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. Rev. Matthew Harden, pastor of New Tabernacle Baptist Church, will be in charge of the service. The public is invited. Dinner will be served. Rev. Robert L. Crawford is pastor.

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