2017-11-02 / 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.

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.”

Homecoming Nov. 19

Faith Community Church Home­coming will be held Nov. 19 at 10:30 a.m. with The Brady Family. The public is invited.

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.

Homecoming at Salem

Salem Baptist Church will celebrate its 190th anniversary Sun., Oct. 22 with worship service at 11 a.m. and a barbecue lunch to follow. Bring your favorite side dish. Guest speaker will be Freddy Davis. The public is invited.

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

First Baptist Church will be cel­ebrating its choir anniversary Nov. 18 at 5 p.m. All choirs and the public is welcome. Rev. Dennis Quinn 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.”

Donations needed for Pioneer Day

Lincoln County Historical Society needs donations for the upcoming Pioneer Day. They are in need of items to sell in the country store such as hand-made pot holders, aprons, bonnets, etc., and baked goods. Any and all help is greatly appreciated. Pioneer Day will be held Nov. 18, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. They will be at the park Wednesday the 15th and Friday the 17th set­ting up and would love to see folks stopping by to donate hand-made items (Wed. or Fri.) and baked goods (Fri.).

People interested in volunteering or donating items for Pioneer Day are encouraged to contact Gary Edwards at (757) 831-9556.

Barbecue plate sale

Lincolnton United Methodist Church is selling barbecue plates on Thurs., Nov. 16, 5 - 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall. Plates are $10 each and will have barbecue, hash, rice, baked beans, slaw, bread, and a des­sert. Tickets can be purchased at the church office from Oct. 23 - Nov. 2. For more information, please contact Brandie at (706) 359-9816.

Appreciation dinner

The Ladies Auxiliary of Post 597, Lincolnton, invites all veter­ans and one guest to an apprecia­tion dinner to be held on Veterans Day, Sat., Nov. 11, 4 p.m. at Post 597 located on Thomas Lane Post Road. A brief program will be held and dinner will be served. The event is casual. If you know a veteran who may not see this announcement please let them know.

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.

Fall revival at Antioch

Antioch C.M.E. Church will have fall revival Nov. 13 - 15 at 7:30 p.m. Guests will be, Mon. - Rev. Crawford and Mt. Zion Church; Tues. - Rev. Quinn and First Bap­tist Church; Wed. - Rev. Lewis and Lower Tabernacle Baptist Church. The public is invited. Rev. A. Thomas 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.

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.

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, essay contest

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lin­colnton, along with The Garden Club of Georgia, sponsors both the Middle School Poetry and The High School Essay Con­test yearly. This year the middle school poetry contest title is: ‘Let it Grow;’ the high school essay title is: ‘Community Gardens: Prevent Crime, Blight and Hun­ger.’ Information was given to the schools the first of September.

Poems and essays will be picked up from the schools Fri., Nov. 3.

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.

Trunk or Treat Sun.

Loco Baptist Church will host a Trunk or Treat Nov. 5, 4-6 p.m. at the church. Everyone is invited to come and fellowship. For more in­formation, contact Billy Jo Paradise at 706-401-9721.

Musical program

First Baptist Church will have a musical program Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. On the program will be Bernard Harrison, First Baptist Praise Team, The Echols of Joy, Buddy Elam and others. The public is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

Turkey shoot at Loco

Loco Baptist Church will host a turkey shoot Nov. 8, 2-6 p.m. For more information call George Remsen at 706-319-1612.

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

Sunday School anniversary

Newberry Missionary Baptist Church will hold observe its annual Sunday school anniversary Nov. 5 at 9 a.m. during regular Sunday school. Rev. Willie J. White is pas­tor.

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.

Help from Narconon

Narconon New Life Retreat wants you to be aware to look for the following signs when it comes to methamphetamine addiction: Hy­peractivity, Insomnia, Weight loss, Tooth decay. Report suspicious activity to law enforcement officials and keep your loved ones safe from the dangers of meth addiction. To learn more about meth addiction, visit: www.narcononnewliferetreat.org.

Narconon can help you take steps to overcome addiction in your fam­ily. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 1- 800-431-1754.

Food pantry hours

The Lincoln County Food Pantry announces its holiday hours. They will be open each Thursday from 9:00-12;00 on 11/2, 11/9, & 11/16. We will be open, Monday, Novem­ber 20th from 9:00-Noon, closed November 23rd in observance of Thanksgiving!

Church anniversary

Freedom Ministries Church will celebrate its church anniversary Sun., Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. Rev. Willie J. White of Newberry Mission­ary Baptist Church of Lincolnton, will be the guest speaker and his church family will be in charge of the service. Dinner will be served following the service.

Pastor’s anniversary

First Baptist Church will celebrate its pastor, Rev. Dennis Quinn’s, anniversary Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. Rev. Mitchell Glover and Steiner Grove Church family will be in charge of the service. The public is invited.

LWREA meets Nov. 9

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Edu­cators Association (LWREA) will meet Thurs., Nov. 9, 11 a.m. at the Mary Willis Library. All retired educators and friends of education are invited to support LWREA.

Yard sale Nov. 4

New Work Baptist Church Broth­erhood will hold a yard sale Sat., Nov. 4 from 8 a.m. - 12 noon at the church.

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.”

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.

Poetry, essay contest

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lin­colnton, along with The Garden Club of Georgia, sponsors both the Middle School Poetry and The High School Essay Con­test yearly. This year the middle school poetry contest title is: ‘Let it Grow;’ the high school essay title is: ‘Community Gardens: Prevent Crime, Blight and Hun­ger.’ Information was given to the schools the first of September.

Poems and essays will be picked up from the schools Fri., Nov. 3.

Soup cook off Sun.

Soup Cook Off will be held Sun., Nov. 5, 5:30 - 7 p.m. at The Good Shepherd Life Center, 1401 Hwy. 221, McCormick. Tickets $10 and available in The MACK gift shop.

Deacon celebration

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will celebrate its Deacon, Deaconess and Trustees anniversary Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. Rev. Robert L. Crawford is pastor.

Trunk or Treat Sun.

Loco Baptist Church will host a Trunk or Treat Nov. 5, 4-6 p.m. at the church. Everyone is invited to come and fellowship. For more in­formation, contact Billy Jo Paradise at 706-401-9721.

Donations accepted

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.

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