2018-06-07 / 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 706-359-2874for 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.

Tour of Homes

The Georgia Trust’s Expedition Tour of Homes will be held in Washington, Georgia Saturday and Sunday, July 21-22, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. For tickets: www.GeorgiaTrust.org or 404-881-9980.

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.

Art classes offered

Nolia Biggerstaff will conduct art classes for children ages 8 - 12 June 25-29 in the Lamar-Blanchard House. Students can register for the morning session, 9-11 a.m., or the afternoon session, noon-2 p.m. Registration will take place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (or until classes are filled) June 18 in the Lamar-Blanchard House. Proceeds will go to support the activities of Lincoln Artisans Inc., a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to promote local art, local artists and to conduct art education for our community.

Homecoming services

Martin’s Crossroads Congregational Holiness Church in Lincolnton will have Homecoming Sun., June 10. The Shepherds will begin singing at 10 a.m. and worship service will begin at approximately 11 a.m. with speaker Rev. Wayne Hicks. There will be barbecue, hash, etc., following the morning service. For more information call 706-359- 3996.

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.

Choir anniversary

The RLB Male Chorus of First Baptist Church will celebrate its anniversary June 9 at 5 p.m. Every­one is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

Society anniversary

Sons and Daughters of Bethlehem Society anniversary will be observed at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church Thurs., June 21 at 6 p.m. Minister Mary Lowe will be guest speaker. Rev. Willie J. White is pastor.

VBS at Tabernacle

Tabernacle Baptist Church lo­cated on Highway 220 West will hold Vacation Bible School, at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday through Thurs­day, June 14-16. Everyone is invited. Transpora­tion will be provided. Rev. Ray C. Lewis 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.”

Fireworks on Square

Freedom Fireworks Extrava­ganza on the square in downtown Washington, Georgia, Tues., July 3, 6-10 p.m.

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.

VBS at Loco

Community Vacation Bible School - “Game On” - will be held at Loco Baptist Church on June 11th-15th from 6:00-9:00 pm. Please join us and experience Christ through fun and games. Hope to see you there.

Choir anniversary

The RLB Male Chorus of First Baptist Church will celebrate its anniversary June 9 at 5 p.m. Every­one is invited. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

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.

Steak dinners Fri.

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

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.

Vidalias for sale

The Red Fez Shrine Club of Mc­Cormick, S.C. is currently selling 10 pound bags of freshly dug premium Vidalia onions. The bags sell for $10, proceeds benefit the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital. Contact Dan Higgins at 864-391-8686 or capt­morgan40@wctel.net.

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.

VBS at Lincolnton Baptist

Vacation Bible School will be held at Lincolnton Baptist Church Sun., June 3, 4-6 p.m.; Mon., June 4 - Thurs., June 7, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.; commencement service - Thurs., June 7. Four year olds - fifth grade welcome! Pre-Registration is avail­able on our website lincolntonbaptis.org! Call 706-359-3303 for more information.

Deliverance conference

Parks Grove F.B.H. Church will have its No Longer Bound Deliv­erance Conference 2018 June 7-8 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speak­ers will be, Thurs. - Pastor Cathy Jones of Freedom Ministries; Fri. - Minister Darrell Wynn of Faith Tabernacle Outreach Ministries. Everyone is invited. Tonita Cody 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.

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.

VBS at Newberry

Vacation Bible School will be held at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church Mon.-Fri., June 11-15 at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Willie J. White 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.

Choir anniversary

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Male Choir invites everyone to its second anniversary June 10 at 2 p.m.

VBS at Tabernacle

Tabernacle Baptist Church lo­cated on Highway 220 West will hold Vacation Bible School, at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday through Thurs­day, June 14-16. Everyone is invited. Transpora­tion will be provided. Rev. Ray C. Lewis 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.

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.

VBS at Loco

Community Vacation Bible School - “Game On” - will be held at Loco Baptist Church on June 11th-15th from 6:00-9:00 pm. Please join us and experience Christ through fun and games. Hope to see you there.

VBS at Morningside

Morningside Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School Mon.- Fri., June 18-22, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for four years old through fifth grade. Coffee and doughnuts will be served to parents, grandparents, caregivers at 9:30 a.m. Call (706)359-1370 for more information.

Church anniversary

Prices Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 101st church anniversary Sun., June 17 at 2 p.m. Rev. Freddie Neal and Harmony Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. Marilyn C. Parks is pastor.

Program at Tabernacle

Church members with the birth month of June will have a program at Tabernacle Baptist Church June 23, 5 p.m., entitled “I’m Coming Home.” Guest speaker will be Erika Monique Bennett Pierre from Boca Raton, Florida, daughter of Shirley Bennett. Everyone is invited.

VBS at Loco

Loco Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School June 11-15, 6-9 p.m. nightly. Their theme is ‘Gearing up For Life’s Big Game.’

Reunion meeting

The Garnett- Harris reunion meeting will be held at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church Sat., June 16 at 12 noon.

Reunion meeting

Class members from 1939-1974 of The Lincoln County Training School and Westside High School will have a meeting Sun., June 10, 4 p.m., at the library. Please come out and help us plan for this class reunion.

CWRT to meet

The Civil War Round Table of Augusta will meet June 18, 6-8 p.m. at Goodwill’s Snelling Center, 3165 Washington Road, Augusta. Meeting is $23 (includes dinner). Dues $250 per year; $40 per couple. For information contact Gwen Fulcher Young at 706-736-2909 or www.civilwarroundtableaugustaga.com. Speaking will be Buddy S. Sullivan, historian and author, presenting on the burning of Darien, Georgia in 1863.

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