• 0

•Mt. Hermon Presbyterian Church, 5560 Commerce Road, Ila, will have a Lenten Service on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 5:45 p.m. “Please join us,” church leaders said. “All are welcome.” Regular worship on Sunday is at 11 a.m.

  • 0

LEWIS - At times I feel as if I am a spectator in my life. It’s like I’m looking down and events are transpiring before me. We all have rules and regulations in everyday life; still we make a multitude of decisions every day. Most importantly, we decide if we are going to make choices in our…

  • 0

•Gospel Tabernacle, Watson Mill Road, Carlton, will have a singing Friday, Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. featuring The Marksmen, Murrayville, along with The Southern Travelers, Carlton. “Come and bring a friend to this free concert with a love offering for featured groups,” church leaders said. “Conces…

  • 0

The message had ended and the pastor asked if everyone would come and pray in the altar. That seemed like a great idea considering it was the first day of the new year. It’s a time of letting go and a time of new beginnings, but that moment was more to me. It reminded me of the faithfulness …

  • 0

Ned Klugh spoke at a recent meeting of the Community Brotherhood at the Homer United Methodist Church.

  • 0

•Gordon's Chapel UMC, Hull, will hold its monthly food giveaway and clothes closet on the following Fridays in 2020, from 9 to 10 a.m. The dates are Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 20, Apr. 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18. “These food giveaways and cloth…

  • 0

As this year comes to a close, I have been reflecting on 2019 and a few decades earlier. Some things I would never change while there are other things in which I would do differently.

  • 0

Community Brotherhood will meet at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5, in the Don Stewart Hall at Homer United Methodist Church for the monthly breakfast and program.

  • 0

Dugar Strickland will host the fourth Friday Night “pickin and grinning” on Friday, Dec. 27, in the StonePath Church Fellowship Hall featuring Vickers Family Bluegrass from Cleveland and Crystal River, Rivers Edge and other pickers and singers.

  • 0

“Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews?” Upon seeing the star they began to seek the Lord. “We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him,” according to Matthew 2. When King Herod heard the buzz, he began to ask questions, and the words of the prophet were read to h…

  • 0

•Gordon's Chapel UMC, Hull, will hold its monthly food giveaway and clothes closet on the following Fridays in 2020, from 9 to 10 a.m. The dates are Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 20, Apr. 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, and Dec. 18. “These food giveaways and clot…

  • 0

Hudson River Baptist Church will be having its Christmas play, "How The Grinch Found Christ in Christmas," and Christmas dinner after the play. It starts at 5 p.m. Sunday,, December, 22.

  • 0

•Friendship Baptist Church of Danielsville will present the Christmas musical, "Messiah Heavens Glory," on Dec. 22, at 11 a.m. The musical will be performed by the church choir under the leadership of Billy Jones, church leaders said. Morning worship service is a 11 a.m. and Sunday School at…

  • 0

•The annual Christmas Singing Festival at the Gospel Tabernacle, Watson Mill Road, Carlton, will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. Several groups and other singers who have performed this year at the Tabernacle, as well as the Southern Travelers, will perform during the Festival, organize…

  • 0

What an amazing opportunity! John the Baptist was called to be the forerunner for Jesus Christ. Back in those days, it was not unusual for kings to have forerunners. They made sure the roads were passable; they let the people know a king was coming, and advised people to get ready for the king!

  • 0

Richie Brown is the new pastor at Bethany Christian Church. He is shown with is wife, Lisa. The church is located at 312 Historic Homer Highway, Homer. Church services are held at 11 a.m. on Sundays.

  • 0

Several local churches are making Christmas shoe boxes for Appalachian Lights Ministry that will go to the poverty stricken areas of the Appalachia. The shoe boxes are due on Friday, Dec. 6, and will be delivered by Terry Tanner. Churches participating are: Berea Baptist Church of Nicholson,…

  • 0

At times, I just sit back and chuckle. By the time I was 18 I thought I had my life figured out for the next decade or so. My plans went something like this. Graduate from high school, go to college, and move to a big city and get a job. I wasn’t interested in marriage or children; I wanted …

  • 0

•The Danielsville Gospel Barn, 444 Roger’s Mill Road, will have a singing Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. featuring The Stephens Sister, of Lula, and The Spiritual Voices, of Dahlonega.

  • 0

When I was a kid, I enjoyed rearranging my bedroom. Every once in a while, I was overcome by an urge to completely rework the space. Nothing was wrong with the prior arrangement; I just wanted something new. I know my parents heard me shifting stuff around back there, but they didn't seem to…

  • 0

Thankful and blessed. That’s how I feel as another Thanksgiving is upon us. In reality, like you, I’m grateful every single day. Although there is something so meaningful about gathering with family to celebrate this special day.

  • 0

•Gordon’s Chapel UMC, 6625 Nowhere Road, Hull, will have the following services during the season of Advent: A Hanging of the Greens service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m., A Christmas Cantata, “ O Little Town of Bethlehem,” will be presented by the Gordon’s Chapel choir on Sunda…

  • 0

Athens author Herb Meyer, center, honored military veterans in his talk to the Jefferson Rotary Club last week. He is the author of “In the Tomb of the Soul,” a novel about the horrors of the Vietnam War and its aftermath. Ron King, left, a Rotarian and member of the Sons of the American Leg…

  • 0

I’ve watched my friend Samantha for a long time. God bless her. She struggled with her health a while back, and God healed her. She struggled with her finances and she came through, and she struggled in relationships with her family, and she continued to live for God, and everything worked out.

  • 0

•Community Baptist Church, 2400 Hwy. 174, Danielsville, has youth worship and Bible study with food, games and worship on Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. led by youth pastor Austin McDaniel. For more information, call 706-614-8626 or email Austin.mcdaniel@gmail.com.

  • 0

•New Beginning Family Worship Center, Hwy. 98 West in Danielsville (below Burdette Realty), will have its Thanksgiving luncheon in the fellowship hall behind the church on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. following the church service, which begins at 10:30 a.m. “All are welcome to join us for food …

  • 0

Recently, I took on a challenge to list three things that I am thankful for every day. Write it down, or think about it, and it will change your life, so I’ve been told.

  • 0

Veterans were recognized at Holly Springs United Methodist Church, Pendergrass,  Sunday, Nov 10. Participants included, from left, Jim Tiller, Navy; Joel Mullinax, Air Force; Hope Loggins, Marines, and J.B. Benson, Army National Guard.

  • 0

God has big plans for each of us. We are all unique just like the snowflakes that fall from the sky. Still how much of our lives do we spend wishing we were someone else? At times we wish we could sing like this person, draw like that person, or cook like our next door neighbor. My prayer is…