2017-11-23 / 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.

Melody of Christmas

Celebrate the sights and sounds of the Christmas season at First Assembly of God December 3rd & 4th in the Family Life Center. "The Melody of Christmas" will include jazz, Barbershop quartet, Dickens carolers, kids and adult choirs, culminating with a live nativity. There will be three presentations nightly; 6:00, 6:45 and 7:30 pm. Following the each presentation, there will be free refreshments, a petting zoo and a Missions Christ­mas Store. First Assembly is locat­ed on the Thomson Highway. Call the church office at 359-7237 for more information.

Christmas drive

First Baptist Church is holding a Christmas drive. All donations are accepted. Call the church at 706-359-6979 or Margaret Perrin at 359-3756.

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.

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 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.

Show at Post 194

The number one touring Las Vegas Male Revue show will be at the Ameri­can Legion Post 194 Fri., Dec. 8. Show time is 8 p.m. Tickets are, $20 advance, $28 at the door, and $35 for VIP pack­age. Tickets may be purchased at the legion. Seating is limited.

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.

Basketball sign-up

Lincoln County Recreation Bas­ketball sign up deadline is Dec. 9. Registration fee is $50. Call 706- 359-2236 for more information.

Pastoral anniversary

True Friendship Church, 3086 Chamberlain Ferry Rd., will be celebrating its pastor’s fifth an­niversary and 10 years in ministry, on Dec. 3, at 3 p.m. Pastor O’Marr Curry and Rhema Christian Fellow­ship Church of Athens, Georgia will be the guest church. Everyone is welcome to come help us celebrate this joyous occasion! Rev. Daravi­ous Cullars is pastor.

LCSSU to meet

The Lincoln County Sunday School Union will convene Dec. 30 and 31st at Harmony Baptist Church. All executive board mem­bers need to be present at 3 p.m. All other committees meet at 4 p.m. This is the last session of the year. Rev. Freddie Neal 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.

Steak dinners Fri.

American Legion Post 194 is still serving steak dinners every Friday night beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Holiday hours

The Lincoln County Food Pantry will be open each Thursday from 9 - 12 Nov. 2, 9, and 16. We will be open, Mon., Nov. 20 from 9 - noon; closed Nov. 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.

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.

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., Dec. 19.

Mobile mammography

The University Breast Health Center Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department Dec. 14. These mammograms are the key to life­saving early detection of breast cancer. Yearly mammograms are covered by Medicare and most in­surance companies for women age 40 and up. The BreasTest and More Program has funding available to assist in paying for mammograms for the uninsured when funding is available. Clients must be 40 and up. Please call (706) 359-3154 to schedule an appointment. Please have your insurance card available for necessary information.

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.

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.

Pastoral anniversary

The 32nd pastoral anniversary of Rev. Willie J. White will be held at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church Sun., Dec. 3 at 10:15 a.m. Rev. Nathan Williams, pastor of Eastland Baptist Church, Augusta, will be guest minister.

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.

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.

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