August 22, 2017

First Baptist visits Carter Presidential Library

(Atlanta, GA) -- Franklin First Baptist Church members and their guests recently visited the Carter Presidential Library and Museum in Atlanta. This excellent resource chronicles the life of President Jimmy Carter, with emphasis on his presidency. Afterwards, the group enjoyed a great Southern meal at Mary Mac's Tea Room, a true Atlanta institution. … [Read more...]

141st Annual Flat Rock Camp Meeting

(Franklin, GA) -- The Flat Rock Camp Meeting, the longest running event in Heard County history, is once again planned to take place this year from August 16-20. This will be the 141st edition of the camp meeting taking place at the Flat Rock Campgrounds about four miles west of Franklin. The campground was originally built in 1876 and meetings have been … [Read more...]

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Homecoming and Revival

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church invite you to join us as we celebrate our Annual Homecoming and Revival. Homecoming celebration is Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Our Speaker  will be our Pastor, Rev. Henry Smoke, Sr. Our Revival is Tuesday, August 29th thru Thursday, August 31, 2017, 7:00 PM nightly. The quest Speaker will be Rev. Johnny Strickland, … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: It Happened On Our Watch

Reality is often a very sobering thing. As I have told you before in this column, each Monday I attend the Troup Baptist Association Monday Morning Pastors Prayer Fellowship. It’s a wonderful time of fellowship, prayer, and a short sermon. It is followed by lunch at a local restaurant for any pastor who wants to attend. At today’s lunch meeting the … [Read more...]

Heard Wesley UMC Homecoming & Revival

(Franklin) -- Join us as we celebrate our annual Homecoming & Revival.  Homecoming celebration is Sunday, August 13 at 11:00 a.m. Our speaker will be our newly appointed pastor, Rev. Mary Burth. Lunch will be served. Our Revival is Monday, August 14th through Wednesday, August 17, 7:30 nightly. Monday, August 14, guest speaker - Rev. Oliver Wood & … [Read more...]

Macedonia Baptist Church Summer Revival

(Franklin) -- Pastor Shane Dawson is pleased to announce the Macedonia Baptist Church Summer Revival. The Revival will take place nightly at from July 31-August 5, 2017 at the church located at 1258 Macedonia Road in Franklin. The Revival will begin at 7:00 PM each night from July 31 - August 4 and will feature a special start time of 5:00 PM on Saturday, … [Read more...]

Pastoral Nuggets: Moving Rocks

Last week, I had the honor of eating lunch with Dr. Tom Tucker, Pastor of First Baptist Church in West Point, Georgia. As we were leaving to go to lunch, Tom showed me the “Community Garden” that is located across the street from the main entrance of the church. The church sponsors the garden as an outreach ministry to the community. It is quite a large … [Read more...]

2nd Annual Let’s Come Together: Voices in Unity

(Franklin) -- 2nd Annual Let's Come Together: Voices in Unity As A Community Near and Far - To Use Our Voices, To Pray, To Sing, To Promote Peace, and to say Thank You to all those that risk their lives to keep the community safe. This will be a day of appreciation to shine light and Thank God for the GOOD in the community. There will be drawing for prizes … [Read more...]

New W.O.W. program at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church

(Centralhatchee) -- We are excited to announce the start of our W.O.W. (Worship on Wednesday) program. Join us starting Aug. 16th at 5:30 for a great time at Centralhatchee First Baptist Church. Children will benefit by learning about Christ, interacting with others, learning to worship and to serve and by knowing they are loved and are valued. We invite … [Read more...]

Heaven Bound Church celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

(Centralhatchee/Times-Journal) -- Heaven Bound Church of God in Centralhatchee celebrated their 25-year Anniversary Homecoming on Sunday, July 9th. Heaven Bound Church began April 19, 1992 on Easter Sunday as a Mission Church in a little wood frame building that was used for Cassel’s Restaurant which is presently Head To Toe Salon. Heaven Bound Mission … [Read more...]