2017-12-28 / 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.

Food Pantry hours

The Lincoln County Food Pantry will be open, Thurs., Dec. 7th and 14th, and Fri., Dec. 15th from 9 - 12. They will be closed Dec. 21st and 28th and will re-open Thurs., Jan. 4, 2018.

LCSSU to meet

The Lincoln County Sunday School Union will convene at Harmony Baptist Church Dec. 30th and 31st. A workshop will be presented by Rev. Daravious Cullars, pastor of True Friendship Church, on Dec. 30.

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.

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 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.

Wilkerson to speak

Faith Community Church will host guest speaker Ashley Leroy Wilkerson Dec. 31 at the 8:45 and 10:30 a.m. services. The community is invited to come out and be a part of this incredible ministry time!

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.

Watch Night serviced

Parks Grove F.B.H. Church will be having watch night service Sun., Dec. 31, at 9:30 p.m. We will watch, pray, and praise the old year out and the new year in. Rev. Tonita Cody is 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.

Watch Night service

First Baptist Church will have Watch Night Services Dec. 31, beginning at 10 p.m. Rev. Cedric Quinn will bring the message. The public is invited.

Watch Night service

True Friendship Church, 3086 Chamberlain Ferry Rd., will be having Watch Night Service on Dec. 31, at 10 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come out and help us bring in the new year! Daravious Cullars is the pastor.

Proclamation observance

The Annual Emancipation Procla­mation Observance will be held at Ebenezer Baptist Church Mon., Jan. 1 at 10 a.m. Dr. Ricky Edmonds, assistant superintendent of Lin­coln County schools, will be guest speaker. Everyone is invited. Rev. Fred Perriman 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.”

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.

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.

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.

Steak dinners Fri.

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

Canned food drive

Lincoln County High School FC­CLA challenged Elbert County to a canned food drive and are asking for canned goods to be brought to the LCHS vs ECCHS home game Dec. 20. The winner will be announced at halftime during the boys game with a trophy presentation.

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.

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.

Christmas tree recycling

Every year the Thurmond Lake project accepts used Christmas trees for recycling as fish attractors. Drop off dates this year are Dec. 20 - Jan. 11 at Riverside Middle School, Evans, Georgia. Only real trees, cleared of all ornamentation and lights will be accepted - no wreaths. Thurmond workers will place the trees near fishing piers to attract fish. They will also place trees at selected boat ramps around the reservoir for the public to place is other locations.

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.

Watch Night service

Tabernacle Baptist Church will host Watch Night Services Dec. 31 at 7 p.m. Rev. Dunn and Pleasant Grove CME Church will be the guest. Rev. Ray C. Lewis is pastor.

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