Yearly Archive: 2015

Peach State Post for 12/18/15

Harpist and vocalist Kristi Pass will be presenting a Christmas Concert on December 19th at 7:30 PM at Open Door Chapel on Lake Dow Road in McDonough. Selections include “Carol of the Bells,” “O Holy Night, “Mary, Did You Know?”, “Silent Night,” and more. Her website is www.kristipassmusic.com.

Carver Road Baptist Church in Griffin is having their Christmas Program on Sunday, Dec. 20th at 10:30 am.  The name of the program is “All Is Well”.

Christ Centered Gospel Church is having a Free Christmas Concert on The Mcdonough City Square. This event will take place Sunday December 20th at 6:30 pm. A message and free refreshments will be part of the event as well.

The Peach State Post – 12/11/15

First Baptist Church of Newnan presents THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD  on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13 at 5:30 PM. A Christmas presentation by the Sanctuary Choir, Sr. High Choir, Orchestra, Hand bells, solos and congregational carols.. This year they will be collecting diapers and wipes to help benefit Coweta Crises Pregnancy Services. ADMISSION IS FREE and for more information visit www.fbcnewan.org

Rock Springs Church in Milner invites you to their Christmas presentation – All Because of Him. Saturday December 12th at 6 pm and Sunday at 2:30 pm and 6 pm. Featuring a light show, live reindeer, a petting zoo for the children, and a visit from Santa Clause! For more information visit www.RockSpringsOnline.com

Jodeco Road UMC in Stockbridge invites you to view their Live Nativity , Saturday & Sunday, December 12 & 13. Tours every 15 minutes starting at 6:00 PM Take a walking tour with a shepherd through Bethlehem on the night of Jesus’ birth. As you enter Bethlehem, you will experience what life might have been like on the day Jesus was born. Continue your journey with more shepherds and hear their story. Your journey will end at our Coffee House where you will be given hot chocolate or coffee and homemade goodies while Christmas carols are sung.

Harpist and vocalist Kristi Pass will be presenting a Christmas Concert on December 19th at 7:30 PM at Open Door Chapel on Lake Dow Road in McDonough. Selections include “Carol of the Bells,” “O Holy Night, “Mary, Did You Know?”, “Silent Night,” and more. Her website is www.kristipassmusic.com.

Carver Road Baptist Church in Griffin is having their Christmas Program on Sunday, Dec. 20th at 10:30 am.  The name of the program is “All Is Well”.

The Peach State Post — 12/04/15

Oak Hill Baptist Church in Griffin presents It’s Christmas 2015, a musical program featuring former American Idol contestants Rachel Hale and Josh Wright. The first performance takes place Friday December 4th at 7 pm with two more performances on Sunday December 6th at 2 pm and 6 pm. More information can be found at www.OakHillBaptist.org

The Christian Women’s Center Thrift Store reminds you that proceeds from the store benefit a Christian discipleship program for women who are in bondage due to drug and alcohol abuse, prostitution, or homelessness. Their store is located at 1418 Georgia Highway 16 in Griffin and open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm.

Pastor Robert Vines and the members of The Ole Country Church at 2649 Hwy 155 North, in McDonough would like to invite you to a special Christmas singing on Dec 6th at 6:00 (doors will open at 5)  featuring The Diplomats.  Nursery will be provided, no cover charge,  a love offering will be provided.

First Baptist Church of Newnan presents THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD  on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13 at 5:30 PM. A Christmas presentation by the Sanctuary Choir, Sr. High Choir, Orchestra, Hand bells, solos and congregational carols.. This year they will be collecting diapers and wipes to help benefit Coweta Crises Pregnancy Services. ADMISSION IS FREE and for more information visit www.fbcnewan.org

Joseph’s Storehouse (pantry) located at Atlanta Southside SDA offers food distribution every 4th Saturday of each month from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Their address is 9940 Dixon Industrial Blvd. Jonesboro, GA.  Their contact information is (770) 335-1250.

Jodeco Road UMC in Stockbridge invites you to view their Live Nativity , Saturday & Sunday, December 12 & 13. Tours every 15 minutes starting at 6:00 PM Take a walking tour with a shepherd through Bethlehem on the night of Jesus’ birth. As you enter Bethlehem, you will experience what life might have been like on the day Jesus was born. Continue your journey with more shepherds and hear their story. Your journey will end at our Coffee House where you will be given hot chocolate or coffee and homemade goodies while Christmas carols are sung

Carver Road Baptist Church in Griffin is having their Christmas Program on Sunday, Dec. 20th at 10:30 am.  The name of the program is “All Is Well”.

The Peach State Post — 11/27/15

Evergreen Tree Farm in Griffin is participating in Trees for Troops. For a sponsorship of $35, they will cut a fresh Christmas tree and ship it to our troops. Evergreen Tree Farm is located at 484 Baptist Camp Road in Griffin and for more information call 770-468-3057 or visit www.TreesforTroops.org

The Christian Women’s Center Thrift Store reminds you that proceeds from the store benefit a Christian discipleship program for women who are in bondage due to drug and alcohol abuse, prostitution, or homelessness. Their store is located at 1418 Georgia Highway 16 in Griffin and open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm.

Griffin Choral Arts, under the direction of Dr. Stephen J. Mulder, presents A JUBILANT CHRISTMAS on Thursday evening, December 3, at 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday afternoon at December 5, 4:00 p.m., at Griffin First Baptist Church (106 W. Taylor Street). Tickets are $15 general admission (all ages) at the door or in advance in Griffin at Artistic Flowers and Gifts, Safehouse Coffee Roasters, and Griffin First United Methodist Church, in Barnesville at Goggans Florist, and in Zebulon at A Novel Experience bookstore.  For more information about Griffin Choral Arts call 888-SING1-88 or visit the GCA website:www.griffinchoralarts.org.

Pastor Robert Vines and the members of The Ole Country Church at 2649 Hwy 155 North, in McDonough would like to invite you to a special Christmas singing on Dec 6th at 6:00 (doors will open at 5)  featuring The Diplomats.  Nursery will be provided, no cover charge,  a love offering will be provided.

The Peach State Post for 11-20-15

Gospel Truth Mission in Jackson will be providing Thanksgiving dinners for the needy on Thursday, November 26th from 9:30 AM until Noon. You must be pre-registered in order to receive a meal. Call 770-775-0592 and leave your name and number in order to receive a confirmation.

Evergreen Tree Farm in Griffin is participating in Trees for Troops. For a sponsorship of $35, they will cut a fresh Christmas tree and ship it to our troops. Evergreen Tree Farm is located at 484 Baptist Camp Road in Griffin and for more information call 770-468-3057 or visit www.TreesforTroops.org

The Christian Women’s Center Thrift Store reminds you that proceeds from the store benefit a Christian discipleship program for women who are in bondage due to drug and alcohol abuse, prostitution, or homelessness. Their store is located at 1418 Georgia Highway 16 in Griffin and open Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm.

Griffin Choral Arts, under the direction of Dr. Stephen J. Mulder, presents A JUBILANT CHRISTMAS on Thursday evening, December 3, at 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday afternoon at December 5, 4:00 p.m., at Griffin First Baptist Church (106 W. Taylor Street). Tickets are $15 general admission (all ages) at the door or in advance in Griffin at Artistic Flowers and Gifts, Safehouse Coffee Roasters, and Griffin First United Methodist Church, in Barnesville at Goggans Florist, and in Zebulon at A Novel Experience bookstore.  For more information about Griffin Choral Arts call 888-SING1-88 or visit the GCA website: www.griffinchoralarts.org.

Pastor Robert Vines and the members of The Ole Country Church at 2649 Hwy 155 North, in McDonough would like to invite you to a special Christmas singing on Dec 6th at 6:00 (doors will open at 5)  featuring The Diplomats.  Nursery will be provided, no cover charge,  a love offering will be provided.

The Peach State Post – 11/13/15

Ridin’ for Kids Christmas event is taking place Saturday November 14th. Registration is at 12 noon at CC Dickson on Hudson Road in Griffin. Cost for registration is $25 per vehicle and vehicles leave at 12:30 to ride over to Full Blown Firearms in Williamson for a gun shoot. All proceeds will be used to purchase Christmas gifts for needy children.

Pastor Robert Vines and the members of The Ole Country Church at 2649 Hwy 155 North in McDonough would like to invite you to their 3rd Sunday Night Singing on Sunday Nov 15th at 6:00 featuring Comedian, Singer, songwriter Aaron Wilburn,  bring your family and join them for a very entertaining night.

Five Loaves & Two Fish Food Pantry Needs Frozen Turkeys. Please help hungry families by donating a frozen turkey or making a monetary donation so the Food Pantry can provide those in need this Thanksgiving.  Frozen turkeys need to be delivered by November 19 to 412 W. Slayton Avenue, Griffin Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM  – Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 5:00 to 6:00, and Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  The facility is closed on Fridays and Sundays.

With National Shoebox Collection Week coming up November 16-23, now’s the perfect time to visit your local Hobby Lobby to shop for your shoebox gifts! Look for signs throughout the store to find Operation Christmas Child items that are ideal to include in your box, as well as a special display with long-lasting plastic shoeboxes to hold all of your wonderful gifts. For more information on Operation Christmas Child visit Samaritan’s Purse dot org

Gospel Truth Mission in Jackson will be providing Thanksgiving dinners for the needy on Thursday, November 26th from 9:30 AM until Noon. You must be pre-registered in order to receive a meal. Call 770-775-0592 and leave your name and number in order to receive a confirmation.

Griffin Choral Arts, under the direction of Dr. Stephen J. Mulder, presents A JUBILANT CHRISTMAS on Thursday evening, December 3, at 7:30 p.m. and again on Saturday afternoon at December 5, 4:00 p.m., at Griffin First Baptist Church (106 W. Taylor Street). Tickets are $15 general admission (all ages) at the door or in advance in Griffin at Artistic Flowers and Gifts, Safehouse Coffee Roasters, and Griffin First United Methodist Church, in Barnesville at Goggans Florist, and in Zebulon at A Novel Experience bookstore.  For more information about Griffin Choral Arts call 888-SING1-88 or visit the GCA website: www.griffinchoralarts.org.

 

 

The Peach State Post for Friday, November 6th

The Candler Field Museum, located in Williamson will present its 9th annual Veteran’s Day Celebration on Saturday, November 7th. The program this year will consist of aircraft flybys, Army helicopter static displays, WWII reenactors, and patriotic music.  The event will begin with a live concert featuring the Freedom Belles and the Griffin Spalding County Elementary School Chorus.  In addition, music will include songs by Mrs. Sylvia Hollums and Eric Moye.  The Griffin High School Junior ROTC drill team will also perform. Gates open at 10 AM and Lunch is served at 11 AM.

There will be  Precepts Ministries International event at Lakeside Baptist Church in Milledgeville featuring CEO of Precept Ministries David Arthur as the guest speaker. David will be speaking on  “10 Truths for rebuilding our community”. This event will take place Saturday November 7th from 1-4 pm at Lakeside Baptist Church in Milledgeville. For more information call 478-387-6177.

Logan Smith will be in Concert on November 8th  at Bethel Baptist Church in Milner, GA at 6PM — a love offering will be taken.  For more information, please contact Mary Thomas at (770)228-2420.

Pastor Robert Vines and the members of The Ole Country Church at 2649 Hwy 155 North in McDonough would like to invite you to their 3rd Sunday Night Singing on Sunday Nov 15th at 6:00 featuring Comedian, Singer, songwriter Aaron Wilburn,  bring your family and join them for a very entertaining night.

Five Loaves & Two Fish Food Pantry Needs Frozen Turkeys. Please help hungry families by donating a frozen turkey or making a monetary donation so the Food Pantry can provide those in need this Thanksgiving.  Frozen turkeys need to be delivered by November 19 to 412 W. Slayton Avenue, Griffin Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM  – Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 5:00 to 6:00, and Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  The facility is closed on Fridays and Sundays.

With National Shoebox Collection Week coming up November 16-23, now’s the perfect time to visit your local Hobby Lobby to shop for your shoebox gifts! Look for signs throughout the store to find Operation Christmas Child items that are ideal to include in your box, as well as a special display with long-lasting plastic shoeboxes to hold all of your wonderful gifts. For more information on Operation Christmas Child visit Samaritan’s Purse dot org

The Peach State Post 10-30-15

The Candler Field Museum, located in Williamson will present its 9th annual Veteran’s Day Celebration on Saturday, November 7th. The program this year will consist of aircraft flybys, Army helicopter static displays, WWII reenactors, and patriotic music.  The event will begin with a live concert featuring the Freedom Belles and the Griffin Spalding County Elementary School Chorus.  In addition, music will include songs by Mrs. Sylvia Hollums and Eric Moye.  The Griffin High School Junior ROTC drill team will also perform. Gates open at 10 AM and Lunch is served at 11 AM.

There will be  Precepts Ministries International event at Lakeside Baptist Church in Milledgeville featuring CEO of Precept Ministries David Arthur as the guest speaker. David will be speaking on  “10 Truths for rebuilding our community”. This event will take place Saturday November 7th from 1-4 pm at Lakeside Baptist Church in Milledgeville. For more information call 478-387-6177.

Logan Smith will be in Concert on November 8th  at Bethel Baptist Church in Milner, GA at 6PM — a love offering will be taken.  For more information, please contact Mary Thomas at (770)228-2420.

Five Loaves & Two Fish Food Pantry Needs Frozen Turkeys. Please help hungry families by donating a frozen turkey or making a monetary donation so the Food Pantry can provide those in need this Thanksgiving.  Frozen turkeys need to be delivered by November 19 to 412 W. Slayton Avenue, Griffin Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM  – Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 5:00 to 6:00, and Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  The facility is closed on Fridays and Sundays.

With National Shoebox Collection Week coming up November 16-23, now’s the perfect time to visit your local Hobby Lobby to shop for your shoebox gifts! Look for signs throughout the store to find Operation Christmas Child items that are ideal to include in your box, as well as a special display with long-lasting plastic shoeboxes to hold all of your wonderful gifts. For more information on Operation Christmas Child visit Samaritan’s Purse dot org

 

 

The Peach State Post for October 23rd

The Atlanta Recruiting Battalion will sponsor a coat drive in an effort to help families in need. The drive is in partnership with Life Foundation whose primary purpose is to foster a public service of providing gently used coats to multiple organizations and to needy individual within the Georgia footprint. Presentation of the collected items will be on Veteran’s Day, November 11th. The coats can be dropped off at Atlanta Recruiting Battalion centers Monday through Thursday from 9 to 6 pm and Friday from 9 am to 3 pm.

ShepherdCare Hospice is sponsoring a coat drive in partnership with Impact Christian Ministries in Griffin. Those who wish to donate their “gently used” or new coats  can do so by dropping them off at their office located at 1501B Kalamazoo Road in Griffin. Additional drop offs can be found in Thomaston at 212 Cherokee Road, and at The Thomaston Ford Dealer and the City of Thomaston Fire Dept. For more information call 678-603-1321

Flippen United Methodist Church will host a Catfish Fry on Saturday, October 24th from 11 AM to 4:30 PM. The meal will include catfish, hush puppies, French fries, cole slaw, drink and dessert. Tickets are $12. For more information, please call (678) 432-1311.

Ringgold Baptist Church is having a Fall Festival on Saturday October 24th from 4 to 6 pm. There will be inflatables, a cake walk,  and games and activities for the entire family.