Religion Briefs 081209

Tue, 08/11/2009 - 3:11pm
By: The Citizen

OM’s 31 days of prayer continues
During the month of August, Operation Mobilization (OM), an international Christian mission agency with local offices in Tyrone, will host 31 evenings of worship and prayer, open to the community, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. OM is at 285 Lynnwood Ave. in Tyrone. For more information, contact Graham Wells, 770-631-0432.

New Hope UMC’s revival starts tonight
New Hope United Methodist Church’s Summer Revival will be held Wednesday through Friday, August 12-14, starting at 7:30 p.m. each night. The guest minister is Rev. James E. Harris, pastor of Dixon Grove Baptist Church in Jonesboro. The senior pastor at New Hope UMC is the Rev. Belinda McCastle. New Hope is at 272 Weldon Rd. in the Inman area of Fayette County, south of Fayetteville.

True Love Min. revival starts tonight
True Love Christian Ministries will start revival tonight, Aug. 12, at 7:15 p.m., and will continue services through Friday evening. Pastor Eddie Thomas, Edgefield Baptist Church, is the revivalist for Wednesday and Thursday. Pastor Melvin Ware, Mt. Olive Baptist Church, is the revivalist for Friday night. True Love Christian ministries is at 192 Graves Road, Fayetteville.

Yard sale will fund mission trip
Touching Hearts Women’s Ministry will host a yard sale this Saturday, Aug. 15, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Hobby Lobby parking lot on Ga. Hwy. 85 in Fayetteville. Proceeds from the sale will go to fund an upcoming mission trip to El Salvador. For more information on the yard sale or the ministry, contact

Gibralter plans Youth Athletics Sunday
Gibraltar Christian Church invites all “youth in athletics” to worship Sunday, Aug. 16, at 10 a.m. A former National Basketball Association coach and player will be the guest speaker. All youth are encouraged to wear their team jersey. Gibralter Christian is at 145 Robinson Dr., Fayetteville. For more information call 678-817-5154 or visit

Brooks UMC will have special blessing
Students and families are invited to Brooks United Methodist Church Sunday, Aug. 16, at 8:45 and 11 a.m., to be a part of Blessing of the Backpack Sunday. Blessings will be requested for students, school faculty and families for the new school year. Members also are collecting backpacks and school supplies for DFCS to be blessed during the service. Brooks UMC is three miles south of Ga. Highway 85 at the corner of Ga. 85 Connector and Morgan Mill Road. Call the church, 770-719-7593, for more information or visit

Bethany’s Homecoming is Aug. 16
Bethany United Methodist church will have its Homcoming service Sunday, Aug. 16. Bert McDade will be the guest speaker. Bethany is at 607 Rivers Rd. in north Fayette County. For information, call 770-964-6999.

AWANA starts at Woolsey
AWANA begins its new year at Woolsey Baptist Church on Wednesday night, Aug. 19, from 6:30-8 p.m. Woolsey Baptist Church is at 115 Hampton Road in Fayetteville. For more information, call the church office, 770- 461- 9618.

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