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franklin county times

Religion briefs

By Staff
March 24, 2001
Editor's note: Items for Religion Briefs must be submitted typed or printed to The Star by noon the preceding Wednesday before publication on Saturday. Please, do not call in announcements.
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First Assembly of God's Parade of Ministry will begin at 10 a.m.
The ministry will is geared to youth and adults and will conclude with a reception in the Family Life Center.
The church is located at 1929 Highway 19 North.
Grant Rissler, a Mennonite Voluntary Service participant and writer/photographer for Mennonite Board of Missions will be guest speaker at Jubilee Mennonite Church.
The service will begin at 10:45 a.m. Rissler will discuss voluntary service.
The church is located at 812 28th Ave.
Men's Day will be observed at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church.
John Johnson of WTOK-TV will be guest speaker. The program will begin at 2 p.m.
The church is located at 1012 26th Ave.
WARD, Ala., The Seven Seals Program will be held at 6 p.m. at Pine Grove AME Church.
The pastor and members of Sunlight Baptist Church and Missionary Society invite the public to their annual Mission Day on Sunday beginning at 2:30 p.m.
Guest for the occasion will be the Rev. Odell Hopkins, pastor of West Mount Moriah Baptist Church.
BAILEY "Christ in the Passover," a Jews for Jesus presentation, will be presented at 7 p.m. at Bethel Southern Methodist Church.
Byron Dorn will conduct the presentation.
The Soul Food Video Bible Series will presented at noon in the large room at St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Soup and sandwich will be served; no fee.
The church is located at 2601 Davis St.
The Downtown Lenten Luncheon Series will be presented at noon at First Christian Church.
Women at the Well Ministry will host a conference at 7 p.m. at Cornerstone Church of God.
Julie Bartholomew, ministry director, will discuss "Broken Vessels Becoming Whole Through the Father's Love." Women of all denominations are encouraged to attend. The church is located at 6102 Highway 39 North.
Coming up …
A Christian Schools Workshop will be held March 31 at Union Train Station. The session will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sponsored by "Before He Comes Ministries," the workshop is designed for parents, church leaders and other interested participants. Jack Holland of Birmingham, a representative of School of Tomorrow," will be guest speaker. School of Tomorrow has assisted and provided curriculum programs for over 7,000 Christian schools in over 120 countries, plus thousands of home schoolers worldwide.
The workshop will cover: Opening a Christian school and the process involved; a video of the end of the world and undisciplined children; "School Choice Vouchers;" and faith-based grants.
Registration is $25, advance; $30, at the door. Checks should be made payable to Before He Comes Ministries and mailed to: P.O. Box 652, Meridian, MS, 39302. For more information, call 483-0962 or 553-0733.
Friends and Family Day will be observed March 31 at Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
Services will begin at 9:15 a.m. with Sabbath School and morning worship begins at 11 a.m. Dinner will be served after morning services.
Afterwards, the Women's Department will host an informative program on The Care Lodge featuring a representative from the community shelter. Towels and diapers will be donated to the facility by the Women's Department. Evening services will begin at 5.
KEMPER COUNTY A gospel singing and drama featuring Linda Pattman of Memphis, Tenn., the Jerusalem Temple Gospel Choir of Philadelphia and The Voices of Kemper of DeKalb will be held March 31 at 6 p.m. at the Kemper County Elementary School gym. The program is hosted by the Kemper County Allied Health HOSA Club.
For ticket information, call 743-9438 or 743-5226.
LAKE The Toney Brothers will be in concert March 31 at 7:30 p.m. at The Sanctuary. A love offering will be taken.
The Sanctuary is located at 1197 Old 80 Road.
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the third anniversary of the church's pastor on April 1 at 3 p.m.
The Rev. Elijah Fowler, pastor of Pearlie Grove Baptist Church in Quitman, will be guest speaker.
The church is located at 1012 26th Ave. South.
HICKORY A concert featuring Doc and Connie will be held April 1 at 11 a.m. at Hickory Baptist Church. Special guest will be Rusty.
Proceeds from the program will be donated to the ministry of Friendship Outreach Inc., a national, non-profit organization ministering to struggling children, teens and families.
The Soul Food Video Bible Series will presented April 3 at noon in the large room at St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Soup and sandwich will be served; no fee.
The church is located at 2601 Davis St.