Church roundup for Oct. 7-13

Church Women United: Friday, Hill Chapel Baptist Church, 1692 W. Hancock Ave., Athens. Monthly meeting. Our special project is the Coat & Sweater Drive. All are welcome.


Daily Prayer Chapel: 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. all week, St. Philothea Greek Orthodox Church, 3761 Mars Hill Road, Watkinsville. Open for personal prayer and meditation and to light a candle every morning. Stop in for personal prayer and/or at 7 a.m. for the short prayer service. Free. (770) 725-5035,,

Sunday School and Worship Service Temporary Time Change: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Gordon’s Chapel United Methodist Church, Nowhere Road, Hull. Holding only one service beginning Sunday and continuing through December. The new trial service time for Sunday School is 9 a.m., with morning worship beginning at 10 a.m. Coffee and breakfast pastries will be served in the fellowship hall from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.

First Friday Singing: 7 p.m. Friday, Calvary Baptist Church, 1975 Hwy. 82, Statham. In concert will be Southern Gospel group The Triumphant Quartet and the Calvary Church Choir. For more information, call Matt Dibler at (770) 725-5164.

Huff Grove Baptist Church annual Community Give-back Day: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Huff Grove Baptist Church, 96 Pittman Matthews Road, Nicholson.

Oconee Baptist Church Fall Festival & Chili Cook-Off: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oconee Baptist Church, Wire Bridge Road, Stephens. Entries in the chili cookoff are open to all churches in Oglethorpe County. Contact Mae Walter at (706) 340-5143 or email for further information. Pastor Ronnie R. Swoopes, Sr. Free., (706) 340-5143,

Bluegrass Gospel Singing: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, The Gospel Tabernacle, 1788 Watson Mill Road, Carlton. The Gospel Tabernacle invites you to attend the 2nd annual James L. Drake Memorial Singing. There will be various groups performing made up of band members who played with Mr. Drake over his 60-plus years in bluegrass gospel music. Concessions will be provided. For more information, contact Rebecca Drake at (706) 614-0903. Free.

Sunday Services: 9 a.m. Sunday, New Zion Church of Jesus Christ, 741 Smokey Road, Crawford. New Zion Church of Jesus Christ welcomes Pastor Larry Clark on this occasion of being elected leader and pastor. Service times are as follows: 1st, 2nd 4th and 5th Sundays at 10 a.m., and Sunday School is at 9 a.m.

11th annual Pastoral Appreciation for Pastor Richard Moss: 3 p.m. Sunday, Walnut Grove Baptist Church, 6121 Greensboro Hwy., Watkinsville. Pastor Ronald Terry of New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church from Macon is guest minister for the appreciation praise and worship service. For more information, call (706) 850-2690.

New Jerusalem Women’s Day Program: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 313 Dubose Ave., Athens. Guest speaker will be evangelist Robin Wright.

DivorceCare: 4 p.m. Sunday, Grace Fellowship Church of God, 1120 Malcom Bridge Road, Bogart. Offers DivorceCare to help those experiencing divorce and separation. The group meets Sundays at 4 p.m. Registration is $35 per person, which covers materials for the 13-week session which began Aug. 7. Scholarships are available. A nursery is available by reservation. For more information or to register, contact the church office at (706) 769-4001 or Wendy at (706) 540-7259.

Scream Free Parenting Class: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Grace Fellowship Church of God, 1120 Malcom Bridge Road, Bogart. Offers a Scream Free Parenting Class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays through Oct. 26. Cost is $15 for required workbook and childcare is free. Call (706) 769-4001 or visit

Women’s Bible Study: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Young Harris Methodist Church, 973 Prince Ave., Athens. For more information, contact the office at (706) 543-2612.

Bible Study: 7 p.m. Thursday, New Zion Church of Jesus Christ, 741 Smokey Road, Crawford.