Church events around Athens this week

Young Harris UMC GROW Day Camps: 9 a.m. Friday, Young Harris UMC, 973 Prince Ave., Athens. A week of camp activities for children. For more information and to register, visit ngumc.org/grow

 

 

Bishop Baptist Church VBS: 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Friday, Bishop Baptist Church, 1110 Old Bishop Road, Bishop. VBS is for 3 year olds (born before September 2012) through 12th grade (register by grade just completed). Nursery will only be provided for VBS workers. (706) 769-6509 or visit bishopbaptist@att.net

 

Vacation Bible School: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Friendship Baptist Church, 275 Friendship Church Road, Danielsville. Family night will be Friday from 6:30-9 p.m. with parents invited to join children for food and fellowship. (706) 795-3043 or visit claytonbryant@windstream.net

 

Revival: 7 p.m. Friday, Macedonia Baptist Church, 287 E. Carver Drive, Athens. The guest pastors will be Pastor RE Cooper and Minister Alexander Wymbs of Fork Bethel Baptist Church, Lexington. (706) 353-2078

 

Vacation Bible School at Crooked Creek Baptist Church: 7 p.m. Friday, Crooked Creek Baptist Church, 6202 Jefferson River Road, Athens. Children and teens ages 3 through 12th grade are invited to join us for a fun, farm-themed Vacation Bible School. It will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday though Thursday, with Friday night Commencement starting at 7 p.m. Free. (706) 548-4233, crookedcreekbaptistchurch.org/?page_id=861

 

Alzheimer’s and Dementia information session: 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Tuckston United Methodist Church, 4175 Lexington Road, Athens. The speaker will be Toni P. Miles, a physician and researcher. Light refreshments will be served. Free. (706) 546-5888, 583-8954 or bds4031@earthlink.net

 

Shiloh Baptist Church second annual community cook-out: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Shiloh Baptist Church, Hwy. 72 E., Carlton. Join us for free food, fun, games, and fellowship. All are welcome.

 

Gospel singing: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, The Gospel Tabernacle, 1788 Watson Mill Road, Carlton. Gospel singing at Gospel Tabernacle featuring River’s Edge with Johnny & Carmen Ayers from Jefferson, along with The Southern Travelers from Carlton. Concessions also available. Contact Rebecca Drake at (706) 614-0903 for more information.

 

Sunday Services: 9 a.m. Sunday, New Zion Church of Jesus Christ, 741 Smokey Road, Crawford. New Zion Church welcomes Pastor Larry Clark on this momentous occasion of being elected leader and pastor of the church. Service times are first, second, fourth and fifth Sundays at 10 a.m. and Sunday School is at 9 a.m.

 

Christian Science Church services: 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Christian Science Church Services, 578 Whitehead Rd., Athens. (706) 424-1323

 

Church Anniversary celebration and vacation bible school: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Hill Chapel Baptist Church, 1692 West Hancock Avenue, Athens. You are invited to join us for our 124th Church Anniversary Sunday. Rev. James W. Goolsby, Jr., pastor of First Baptist Church in Macon, will be the guest preacher. You are also invited to join us for Vacation Bible School, June 13-17 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Classes range from pre-school to adults. (706) 543-1377

 

Unity Athens Sunday service: 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Sunday at Unity Athens-Unity Center for Spiritual Growth, 995 Hawthorne Ave., Suite 105, Athens, for music, meditation and an uplifting message. Also a meditation from 9:40 to 10:20 a.m. each Sunday.

 

Spring musical program: 3 p.m. Sunday, Ebenezer Baptist Church East, 186 Derby St., Athens. Ebenezer Baptist Church’s Women’s Choir will be having a Spring Musical on Sunday at 3 p.m. The Gospel Royalaires will perform. Free

 

SURF SHACK! 2016 Vacation Bible School: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, Tuckston UMC, 4175 Lexington Road, Athens. Ages K-5th grade are invited to join each night, with supper at 5:30. Free. Sign up by going to2016.cokesburyvbs.com/tuckston

 

Christian Science Church services: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Christian Science Church Services, 578 Whitehead Rd., Athens. (706) 424-1323

 

Watkinsville First United Methodist Church VBS: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 1331 New High Shoals Road, Watkinsville. Snack supper at 5:30 p.m., VBS from 6-8:30 p.m. Adult class available. Register in person Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. or online at http://watkumc.org/ministries/children/vbs-2016. Free. watkumc.org/ministries/children/vbs-2016

 

Vacation bible school and annual June Jam: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Gholston Missionary Baptist Church, Gholston Church Road, Comer. On June 18, Gholston’s annual JUNE JAM will be held at the Comer Fairground. (706) 424-8729

 

For more events or to add an event to a future calendar, visit events.onlineathens.com. Choose “church” as your category to be included in the church calendar.

 

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