2018-05-10 / 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.

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.

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 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 at 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.

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.

Revival at First Baptist

First Baptist Church will have revival May 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Rev. Shawn Cooper will be their revivalist. The public is in­vited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

Planting party May 15

The Pine Needle Garden Club of Lincolnton will meet Tues., May 15, at 5 p.m. for ‘Peggy’s Planting Party.’ Bring your gardening gloves and tools in preparation for our plant swap and sale!

Apply for WIOA program

Applicants are needed in Lincoln County for a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act WIOA Pro­gram for out of school youth and young adults. They can help you get your GED, get training and get a job. Eligible requirements: 16-24 years old, not attending any school and must be a high school dropout, in the juvenile or adult justice system, homeless, runaway, in or aged out of foster care, pregnant or parenting, or disables. For more information and to apply for services please contact Pecola Wiley, Youth Program Coordinator at 706-595-8941.

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.”

Pastoral anniversary

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church will celebrate their pastor, Rev. Kelvin Dunn’s, second pastoral anniversary on May 27 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. William Blount of Greater Young Zion Missionary Bap­tist Church will be the guest speaker.

Community Threads to meet

Community Threads will hold regular open sew sessions in the Bordeaux Room at Hickory Knob State Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Please make plans to join us. No experi­ence necessary. Bring your projects and enjoy a day of stitching. Mark your Calendars: Thurs., May 17, Thurs., May 24. Community Threads is a program of the McCormick Arts Council at the Keturah (MACK). For more information, contact the MACK at 864- 852-3216 or Belinda at quilt­ingworkshops@gmail.com.

Jones fund at FSB

A fund to benefit Derek Jones has been established at Farmers State Bank to help with medical expenses. For more information, contact Teresa Jones at 706-359-5920 or 401-0434.

Flame needs donations

The Eternal Flame account that keeps the flame in front of the courthouse burning is in need of donations. Donations may be made at Farmers State Bank to the Lincoln Eternal Flame Account or at the courthouse.

Spring revival

White Rock Baptist Church will host its annual spring revival May 14 - 16, 7 p.m. nightly. The revival message will be delivered each night with a different min­ister: Mon., May 14 - Rev. Frank Lewis of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Grovetown; Tues. - Rev. Echols Miller of Second Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Appling; Wed. - Rev. Matthew Harden of New Tabernacle Baptist Church, Lincolnton. Rev. Seymore Har­rison 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.

Book signing in McCormick

The public is invited to join as author Tom Poland discusses his latest book, South Carolina Country Road, A Place Called Obscurity Mon., May 21 at 4 p.m., at McCor­mick Arts Council.

Ribbon cutting May 12

The Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cut­tint for Sissy’s Grill, 5440 Hwy. 220 East, on Sat., May 12 at 1 p.m. The public is invited.

Fund day at Newberry

The annual Jennie Garnett Schol­arship Fund Day will be held at New­berry Missionary Baptist Church Sat., June 9 at 4 p.m. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

Apply for WIOA program

Lincoln County 4-H is selling Vidalia Onions! Get a 10lb bag of mixed large and jumbo size for $10! All orders must be turned in by April 20th. Place orders at the Lincoln County Extension 4-H office, 288 N. Peachtree St., next to Lively’s Floor Covering and behind Turner Jones Attorney, or call 706-359-3233.

Church anniversary May 20

New Tabernacle Baptist Church will celebrate its 132nd church an­niversary on Sun., May 20, at 3 p.m. Rev. Michael A. Ford Sr. and First Mt. Moriah Baptist Church of Ap­pling, Georgia will be special guest. The public is invited to attend. Rev. Matthew Harden is pastor.

BOE meeting dates

Lincoln County Board of Educa­tion 2018 meeting dates are:, June 12, July 17, Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, and Jan. 8, 2019.

Church anniversary May 20

The 145th anniversary of New­berry Missionary Baptist Church will be held Sun., May 20 at 2 p.m. Rev. Daniel Ramsey, pastor of Cedar Grove Baptist Church and Smith Grove Baptist Church, will be guest minister. Please note, Sunday school will begin at 10:30 a.m. and morning worship service will begin at 11:15 a.m. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

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.

CWRT to meet

The Civil War Round Table of Augusta will meet May 21, 6-8 p.m., at Goodwill’s Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road, Augusta. Meet­ing is $23 (includes dinner). Dues $25 per year; $40 per couple. For information contact Gwen Fulcher Young at 706-736-2909 or www.civilwarroundtableaugustaga.com. The program is Edward Hightower of Clark Atlanta University who will give a presentation on Reconstruc­tion.

VBS at LBC

Come join us as we travel through time and meeting the most impor­tant man ever - a man who was not just a man but who was also God. One who turns the world upside- down! Vacation Bible School at Lin­colnton Baptist Church Sunday, June 3, 4-6 p.m., Mon., June 4 – Thurs., June 7, 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. The Commencement Service will be Thurs., June 7. Four year olds – fifth grade welcome! Pre-registration is available on our website! Please go to lincoln­tonbaptist.org and click on the VBS tab. Call (706)359-3303 for more information. We are located at 235 S. Peachtree St.

Spring revival

White Rock Baptist Church will host its annual spring revival May 14 - 16, 7 p.m. nightly. The revival message will be delivered each night with a different min­ister: Mon., May 14 - Rev. Frank Lewis of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Grovetown; Tues. - Rev. Echols Miller of Second Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Appling; Wed. - Rev. Matthew Harden of New Tabernacle Baptist Church, Lincolnton. Rev. Seymore Har­rison is pastor.

Mother’s Day breakfast

The men of Newberry Missionary Baptist church will prepare break­fast for the ladies on Mother’s Day, May 13. Breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. Please note that regular worship service will begin at 9:30 a.m. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

Mothers to be honored

White Rock Baptist will honor mothers on Mother’s Day, May 13th, during regular worship ser­vice with a special guest minister, Rev. Angela Harden of Destiny Ministries, Augusta. The day will begin with a special breakfast at 9 a.m., worship service 10 a.m. Rev. Seymore Harrison is pastor.

Bible study Tuedays

Rev. Dr. Anthoni D. McElrath, senior pastor of Green Grove Mis­sionary Baptist Church, Augusta, will host a weekly bible study on Tuesday nights, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln County Public Library.

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.

Plant swap and sale May 19

Pine Needle Garden Club of Lin­colnton will hold its annual ‘Plant Swap and sale’ Sat., May 19, on the grassy area near Bell’s Grocery in Lincolnton, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Anyone who has plants to sell, please get them to a garden club member or take them to the garden club booth on Saturday morning. Thank you for all the support from the last few years! All proceeds go to our garden club projects to make Lincolnton and Lincoln County beautiful. Please no vendors! Our plants are for the gardens and lawns around our town.

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