Religion Briefs 0808

Tue, 08/07/2007 - 2:20pm
By: The Citizen

Mt. Olive plans summer revival
Mt. Olive Baptist Church will have a Summer Revival Wednesday, Aug. 8 through Friday, Aug. 10, with services nightly at 7 p.m. The guest revivalist is the Rev. Steven Coleman, senior pastor of Little Vine Baptist Church in Tyrone. The church is at 192 Graves Rd., Fayetteville. Phone: 770-461-6526.

Hartford UMC’s revival starts tonight
Hartford United Methodist Church will hold a revival Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 8-10, at 7:30 p.m. each night. The revivalist for Wednesday will be the Rev. K. G. Bailey of White Oak Grove Church in Senoia. On Thursday, Reverend B. J. Woods of God’s Tabernacle of Praise in Union City will preach. Reverend Yolanda Colton of White Plains UMC in Hogansville will preach on Friday. Hartford UMC is at 216 Padget Rd., just south of Starr’s Mill. Phone: 678-469-7927.

Flat Rock AME plans revival, anniversary
Flat Rock African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church will hold a revival Thursday, Aug. 9, at 7 p.m. The Rev. Brian Hart of St. John A.M.E. Church of Fairburn will bring the message. The church also will celebrate its 153rd church anniversary Sunday, Aug. 12, at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Frederick D. Forsh, pastor of Liberty Hill A.M.E Church in Sharpsburg, will preach the service. Flat Rock is at 148 Old Chapel Lane, off of Ga Hwy. 54. See for more detailed directions. Phone: 770-461-0283.

Men’s Encounter set for Saturday
Men’s Encounter, a non-denomination gathering for men led by Minister Jesse Asmond of Jesse Asmond Ministries, will hold its monthly meeting Saturday, Aug. 11, from 8-10 a.m. at the Hampton Inn in Fayetteville. Men’s Encounter focuses on men’s issues, experiences and successes. Saturday’s meeting will center on men’s health issues. The Hampton Inn is in Fayetteville at 110 Meeting Place Dr., off Ga. Hwy. 54.

Lighthouse will celebrate first birthday Sunday
The Lighthouse Church will celebrate its first birthday Sunday, August 12 at 10:30 a.m. at McIntosh High School. Members of the community are invited to join in the celebration for worship, lunch, activities for kids, and birthday cake. Go to for more information.

Back to school activities set for Sunday at Summit
The Summit of South Fayette will honor teachers and students on Sunday Aug. 12 at the 11 a.m. worship service. “My Pal Penny,” a Christian clown, will have a message for the children. That evening, there will be a Back-to-School Celebration at 6 p.m. Justin McLendon and Brandon Green will perform in concert and Sara Wackerlin, a graduate of Fuller Seminary, will be the guest speaker. The church is at 1373 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville. For more information, call 770-460-3335, or visit

Nat’l Heights to host Fayette Samaritans speaker
Those who would like to learn more about the Fayette Samaritans, a Christian outreach ministry which provides food, clothing, and financial assistance to those in need, are invited to National Heights Baptist Church’s fellowship hall Wednesday, Aug. 15 at 6:45 p.m. A Fayette Samaritans speaker will discuss the role of the organization as it helps to meet the critical needs of Fayette County residents who do not qualify for assistance from other agencies. National Heights, a Cooperative Baptist Fellowship affiliated church, is on Ga. Hwy. 54 West at the intersection of Old Norton and Sandy Creek Roads, Fayetteville. The church website is

FFBC to offer GriefShare on Tuesdays
Fayetteville First Baptist Church will offer GriefShare, a 13-week Bible-based program for those who have lost a loved one, on Tuesday nights from 6:30 - 8 p.m. A new session will begin next Tuesday, Aug. 14. Each class begins with a video and is followed by discussion. Class leaders are Paul and Mary Ellen Ashworth, Jenny Muller and Gena Turner and sessions are held in room A-101 in the First Baptist Church Worship Center building at 205 E. Stonewall Ave. in downtown Fayetteville. For information or directions, call Mary Ellen at the church office, 770-461-8378.

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