October 21, 2019

Welcome UMC Billy Gentry Memorial Turkey Shoot

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- Welcome United Methodist Church invites the community to participate in our 5th Annual Welcome UMC\Billy Gentry Memorial Turkey Shoot on Saturday, November 2nd. The shoot will begin at 9:00 AM behind the Centralhatchee Masonic Lodge, 851 Centralhatchee Parkway. Each round is $3 per shot (12 or 20 gauge only) and a Bonus round for … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Growing Into Your Destiny

On several occasions, I have mentioned to you readers that I was raised poor. And if the truth be known, I am glad I was. Why? Was it because I enjoyed not having things, or being forced to learn to “make do” with secondhand things, or even having to wear hand-me-down clothes? Of course not! I’m glad because being raised poor shaped me into the person I … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Jigsaw Puzzles

When I was growing up, you know, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, we were so poor at 38 Border Road in LaGrange, Georgia - we couldn’t even pay attention! Oh, I can tell you all kind of stories about just how poor we really were. We didn’t have indoor bathrooms until I was about thirteen years old. We certainly didn’t have any air conditioning. We … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Stuff I Heard Somebody Else Say Along the Way

In his book, “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” one of the habits Stephen Covey gives is this: “Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” What’s he saying? He’s saying that before we try to convince somebody else that we are right and they are wrong, just maybe, we need to understand their point of view first. We need to learn to listen … [Read more...]

Caney Head Church Barbecue this Saturday

(Heard County, GA) -- Church members and other helpers will be hard at work this weekend as Caney Head Methodist Church prepares for their barbecue fundraiser this Saturday, September 28 at the church. The event has been a tradition at the church since the 1950's and draws hundreds of people annually looking to purchase the famous barbecue, brunswick stew, … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Getting the Corruption Out

My momma was a sage. She had a way of boiling her wisdom down to simple little sayings, that even as a child, I could understand. However, I later discovered that some of her sagely sayings were not grounded in as much scientific fact as she asserted. She was just manipulating my behavior! Sayings like: “Don’t cross your eyes; they’ll get stuck that way,” … [Read more...]

Friends and Family Day at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church

Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church 385 Old Field Rd Franklin, GA 30217 Rev. Henry Smoke, Sr. Pastor   Invite you to join us as we celebrate Friends and Family Day Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 3:00 P. M. Guest Speaker Rev. Milton Reeves Pastor of Rising Star Baptist Church Fayetteville, Georgia We look forward to you worshiping with us! … [Read more...]

Heard County Singing Convention

Heard County Singing Convention (Centralhatchee, GA) -- Please join the Heard County Singing Convention for its Fall Session on Sunday September 29, 2019. We will sing with Centralhatchee First Baptist Church (212 Church Street Franklin, GA 30217). The singing will begin at 10:30 AM. A covered dish dinner will be served. Singing will continue after … [Read more...]

WOW is back at Centralhatchee First Baptist

(Centralhatchee, GA) -- WOW is back at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church and after ten incredible years we are excited about new ideas, new teachers, new classes, new faces and new curriculum which adds up to a whole new world of fun! All the fun starts at 5:30 pm each Wednesday night. W.O.W. also provides a study for our adults (18 and over) beginning at … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Because You Are His

What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's … 1st Corinthians 6: 9 & 10. Leadership Magazine once published an article about the 1995 Disney Movie, Toy Story. The … [Read more...]