2018-10-04 / 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.

Choir anniversary Oct. 6

First Baptist Church DJQ Choir will celebrate its 28th anniversary Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. Mr. Jay Jefferies will be worship leader. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

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.

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.”

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.

LCSWCD to meet

The regular meeting of the Lin­coln County Soil and Water Con­servation District will be held on Thursday the 4th of October 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at the Farm Bureau office, 220 Washington Street Lin­colnton Ga.

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.

Wild game cook-off

The Bill Leopard Wild Game Cook-off Competition will be held Sun., Oct. 28, 6-7:30 p.m., at Lin­colnton United Methodist Church. Registration is $25 to enter. First prize-$300, second prize-$150. Registration deadline is Wed., Oct. 17 at 12 noon, 706-359-4339. There will be a silent auction, photo brag­ging wall, and taxidermy exhibit. Dinner tickets are $10/adult, $5/ under 10 years old. Proceeds will go to Samaritan’s purse - Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes.

LCMS Math, ELA night

Lincoln County Middle School will host Family Math and ELA Night Thurs., Oct. 4 from 5:30-7 p.m., for a night of fun and learning. You will have an opportunity to do hands-on activities with your child while deepening your understand­ing of how Math and ELA are taught today. There will be great door prizes for parents who participate can enter to win.

Post 194 meeting

The American Legion Post 194 meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the legion home. Social hour begins at 6 p.m. All current and perspective members are encouraged to attend.

Chick-fil-A spirit night

Lincoln County Elementary will hold Chick-fil-A spirit night drive- thru style Fri., Oct. 12, from 4-6 p.m. They will be selling pre-ordered Chick-fil-A meals. All orders must be picked up between 4-6 p.m. To place your order please contact Lindsay Dunn at LCES 706-359- 3069. You may also pre-purchase nugget trays and gallons of tea by calling Robin at 706-901-2144. A portion of the profits will benefit the school. Cash/debit/credit will be accepted on site.

LWREA to meet

The Lincoln-Wilkes Retired Educators Association will meet at 11 a.m. on Thurs., Oct. 11, at Pizza Hut in Washington. All retired edu­cators and friends of education are invited.

Mobile mammography

The University Hospital Mobile Mammography Unit will be at the Lincoln County Health Department on Tuesday, Oct. 2 and Tuesday, October 16.. Women are encouraged to call 706-774-4149 to schedule their appointment.

Pastoral anniversary

Harmony Baptist Church will be celebrating the 15th Pastoral An­niversary for Pastor Freddie Neal, Sr. and Sister Kathy Neal on Sun., Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. Rev. Marilyn Cullars-Smith and Prices Grove Baptist Church will be in charge of the service. Everyone is invited and welcomed to come help us lift up the name of Jesus!

Class reunion meeting

The Class of 1974 will be celebrat­ing its 45th class reunion next year. We will meet at 5 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 14, at the Lincoln County Library to make plan for this event. Please plan to attend or make arrangements with someone in Lincolnton if you have any ideas to help make this a successful event.

Anniversary celebration

Saint Luke Baptist Church will celebrate its 113th church anni­versary Sun., Oct. 21 at 2:30 p.m. Reverend Michael Butler of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, McCormick, S.C., will be the guest speaker. The public is invited to at­tend. Dinner will be served.

Assessors meeting dates

The following dates are the 2018 regular scheduled meetings of the Lincoln County Board of Tax Assessors. All meetings are scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the 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., Sept. 18; Tues., Oct. 16; Tues., Nov. 20; and Tues., Dec. 18.

Upcoming fundraisers

W-W Humane Shelter Associa­tion’s upcoming fundraisers include selling 10 mums, $15 each or 2/$25. They will be available at Mule Day and you may pre-order them now by contacting Barry Rogers at 706-401- 4173 by Oct. 5. They will be selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts for $7 per box on Oct. 20 at the downtown Washington loca­tion of the F&M Bank. Pre-orders for doughnuts can be given to Amy Wheatley at 706-318-1840 by Oct. 17.

Softball registration

The Lincoln County Recreation Department will be registering girls ages 10-12 for fast pitch soft­ball. The fee is $50.00. Any ques­tions call LeTrellis Glaze at 706- 359-2236 or Jason Rickerson at 706-831-3640.

Church anniversary

Mt. Zion Baptist Church will cel­ebrate its 147th church anniversary Oct. 28 at 2 p.m. Freedom Ministries church family and Pastor Franklin Jones and Co-pastor Kathy Jones, will be in charge of the service. The public is invited. Dinner will be served. Rev. Robert L. Crawford is pastor.

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.

Blessing of the bikes

Blessing of the Bikes and Bikers will be held at Lincolnton United Methodist Church at 10:45 a.m., on Sun., Sept. 23. Stay and hang out for a great barbecue lunch in our fellowship hall afterward.

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.

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.

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.

BOE meeting dates

Lincoln County Board of Educa­tion 2018 meeting dates are: Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, and Jan. 8, 2019.

BOE meeting dates

Lincoln County Board of Educa­tion 2018 meeting dates are: Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, and Jan. 8, 2019.

Semi-annual meeting

Lincoln County Food Pantry will hold their semi-annual meeting Oct. 18, 1 p.m., at the Lincoln County Library - Dova Partridge Annex.

Anniversary celebration

Price Grove Baptist Church will celebrate Deacons, Deaconess, and Trustees anniversarys at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 7. Rev. Stanley Key, and the Ebenezer Baptist Church family will be in charge of the service. The public is invited to attend. Marilyn Parks is pastor.

Friend day at Martin’s

Friend Day will be held Sun., Oct. 7, at Martin’s Crossroads C.H. Church. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m., morning worship service at 10:45 a.m. (Children’s Church and a nursery will be provided.) Pastor James A. James will deliver the morning message. Be sure to join us for lunch and a time of fellowship immediately following the morning service.

Harvest celebration

Pleasant Grove C.M.E. Church will have its Grand Harvest Cel­ebration at 2 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 28. Apostle Dr. Charles E. Lacy Jr. will be the guest minister. The pub­lic is invited. Rev. Kelvin Dunn is pastor.

Choir anniversary Oct. 6

First Baptist Church DJQ Choir will celebrate its 28th anniversary Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. Mr. Jay Jefferies will be worship leader. Rev. Dennis Quinn is pastor.

NAACP to meet

The NAACP branch of Lincoln County will meet at the Lincoln County Public Library Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. Please plan to attend.

Youth Explosion Oct 7

The Youth Ministry of Saint Luke Baptist Church will have its Annual Youth Explosion on Sun., Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. All youth are invited to attend and participate on the program.

Post 194 reopens Oct. 3

Following a few months off during the summer, the American Legion Post 194 will now resume opera­tion beginning October 3 with its Wednesday night dinners. In addition to the regular legion meeting the third Tuesday of each month, the post will once again have Wednesday night dinners beginning at 5:30 p.m.; Friday night steak night starting at 6:30 p.m.; and BINGO every Friday at 7:30 p.m. The American Legion is also seeking new members and they encourage all veterans, particularly the younger Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, to attend the regular legion meeting the third Tuesday night of each month at 7 p.m. Any individual who has served in the military and has an honorable discharge, is eligible to join the American Legion.

Steak night at Post 194

Friday night steak night is back at the American Legion Post 194 beginning at 6:30 p.m. You will get a generous portion of steak, salad, and baked potato for $18. Call 706- 359-3445 for more information.

Bingo at Post 194

Bingo at the American Legion Post 194 every Friday beginning at 7:30 p.m.

CWRT to meet

The Civil War Round Table of Au­gusta will meet Mon., Oct. 15, 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 will be Dr. James I “Bud” Robertson, Richmond, Virginia, Alumni Distinguished professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech, who will present on “Robert E. Lee and the Search for Peace.”

Country cooking Oct. 20

Country cooking supper at Fishing Creek Baptist Church, Sat., Oct. 20, 6-8 p.m., $8 per plate. Eat in or take out.

Dinner Wed. night

Come get a home-cooked din­ner on Wednesday at the American Legion Post 194 beginning at 5:30 p.m. until gone. There is a different menu each week and the cost is $10. Call 706-359-3445 for more information.

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