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Christians, cut the complaining - Gabriel Stovall

If we have as much power in the Holy Spirit as we Christians say we do, then chronic complaining should be among the last things on our to-do list.

Children’s plays to tell the story of Christmas

Heritage Baptist Church at 1843 Peeksville Road in Locust Grove will host Christmas plays this Sunday and Dec. 16 at 6 p.m.

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'Customer service doesn't end at work'

Fast food manager helps stranded motorist

McDonald's swing manager Justin Collier headed home from work recently, pulling off Hudson Bridge Road onto I-75 southbound for the familiar journey to Locust Grove where he lives with his parents.

Festival draws crowds at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist

Carnival rides brought smiles to hundreds of children in costumes at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church, 2400 Ga. 42 North in McDonough, for a Family Fall Festival Wednesday.

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Couple married nearly 74 years

McDONOUGH — It is by their faith in God that one McDonough couple has reached nearly three quarters of a century in wedded bliss.

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CinderSilly takes children, adults on dramatic adventures

Dr. Betty Brittain continues educational legacy

STOCKBRIDGE - Henry County’s Betty Brittain, Ed.D., loves children. In fact, she spent her career as a public school teacher in the Clayton County school system shaping minds and molding character.

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Clayton, Henry small ministries making big impact

Driving through Clayton and Henry counties, you can see a church building on practically every corner.

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Sock monkeys for Jesus

Bethel Baptist women honor friend’s memory, minister to children

When Carolyn Dukes, a long-time member of Bethel Baptist Church in Jonesboro, passed away unexpectedly in March, nobody would have predicted that her memory would live on with a Sock Monkey ministry — but it has.

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Training aimed at keeping churches safe

Registration is under way for the Church Safety and Security Program scheduled for Thursday, May 17, at 7 p.m., in the auditorium of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, located at 120 Henry Pkwy., in McDonough.

5K walk set for Saturday

One Heart Community Church, at 40 Mays Road in Stockbridge, will hold an Annual Missions 5K Walk. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday.

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Lovejoy starts cross ministry as ‘quiet yet powerful’ message

For members of Lovejoy First Baptist Church, the cross is a daily reminder of the sacrifice Jesus made for the world. Since 2010, volunteers have built thousands of small wooden crosses and gave them away free so Christians everywhere can display the “quiet yet powerful” message that they believe in God.

Church leaders to BOC: ‘Protect first responders’

Combat pending shortfalls elsewhere, pastors urge

Several church pastors, mindful of the possibility of reducing funding for the Henry County police and fire departments, have told county commissioners to leave first responders alone.

FAITH NOTES: Additional Easter services announced at local churches

Items of interest from local houses of worship.

Easter observances set throughout Henry County

Easter sunrise services, Easter egg hunts, and various other observances will be conducted throughout this week.

FAITH NOTES: Men’s bowling event tonight in Stockbridge

Churches announce Easter-themed events

Items of interest for those who attend houses of worship or who are considering it.