Grammy-winning artist Hezekiah Walker will appear at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 13 at The Mall at Stonecrest in celebration of his new CD, "Azusa the Next Generation." The appearance will be nationally televised.
Rockdale County will have an opportunity to celebrate the King James Bible, a bestseller for more than 400 years, during a six-week exhibit at Nancy Guinn Library beginning May 29.
The Newton County Celebration Choir will perform a concert at 6 p.m. June 1 with guest singer Bishop Paul S. Morton Sr.
The world cannot know him, but we know him because he indwells us.
"Ugandan Thunder," an internationally acclaimed choir consisting of 22 multi-talented children is currently thrilling audiences across the country and will soon make a stop in Covington.
Each year, Berean Baptist Church takes up an offering for the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering. The full amount of this offering goes to missionaries associated with the North American Mission Board for salaries and ministry supplies. This in turn enables missionaries to help others hear the message of Christ in hopes of them responding in faith to his offer of salvation.
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With March being Women's Appreciation Month, it's only appropriate for Good Hope Baptist Church to have a day focused on celebrating women. Its ninth annual Victorian Tea is this Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. And it all began with the church's first lady Stephanie Tomlinson, who said the Lord dropped in her spirit to have a social event for women after establishing a Women's Day a couple years prior.
Pastor William Burnham and his wife moved to Covington 12 years ago, but it wasn't until two and a half years ago that God laid on their hearts the potential of starting a ministry, and it wasn't until Feb. 14 of this year that the ministry arrived in Covington.
One Voice of Newton County is presenting its annual African American Heritage Festival on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Newton County High School's Porter Auditorium. This event is free to the public. The festival will include history bowls and classic debate competitions featuring middle and high schools from both Rockdale and Newton counties. Several area schools will be represented. One Voice will also announce its essay contest winners who ...
Members of Hebron World Church, 7165 Turner Lake Circle, will welcome Christian comedian and minister John Gray to their 10:30 a.m. service.
From its beginning, Central Community Church has been anything but a "normal" church. The first services were held in what was once a warehouse with approximately 125 members using lawn chairs and box fans to keep cool.
Conyers First United Methodist Church and Conyers Presbyterian Church will hold a combined special Lenten worship service and luncheon starting at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 17. The service will be held in the sanctuary of Conyers First UMC located at 921 N. Main Street, Old Town Conyers. Dr. John Beyers, senior minister of Conyers First UMC and Rev. Tom Sparks of Conyers Presbyterian will both speak and share in the imposition of ashes. All ...
According to the Rev. Ronny Brannen, the theme of his church is "where vibrant life meets care and love," an expression he not only illustrates in the community but travels with around the world.
Cocoa Beach. South Padre. Panama City. Cancun. Acapulco. Covington? One of these Spring Break locations is not like the other ones. But for a group of freshman college students from Martin Luther College in Minnesota, they wouldn't want to be anywhere other than Covington. From March 5 to 14 these young ladies will be joining members of Abiding Grace spreading a message that is not like the other ones, the message of ...
After four years, the historic Springfield Baptist Church will resume weekly worship services in Covington on Sunday, Feb. 7, at 9:30 a.m. Springfield was founded along the banks of the Yellow River in west Newton County in 1879 by former slaves. During the residential population boom of the past decade, Springfield experienced astronomical growth that compelled them to pursue the 2005 purchase of their current facility at 3001 Old Salem Road in ...
Minister Ryan Hugley is a self-described young man with an old heart. He received his spiritual calling at a young age. "I was called to be a minister of music," he said.
Don't recognize what the headline is referring to? Some enlightenment: 'What if We Became History' is a play written by local author, Jamila Harris, and is set to premier next month at area churches.
Covington resident Phillip Whidby doesn't love Christmas. Not after the death of his father on Christmas day 2002. But as difficult as this day is for him each year, Whidby hasn't let his tragic memory remove his ability to love others during the holiday.
Christmas time is here and recently The Georgia Arts Academy Inc.Music School warmed the hearts of 212 parents, student relatives and their guests in contrast to the frigid weather.
It's no myth the holiday season can be stressful. The pressure to decorate. The anxiety that comes with cooking another tasty holiday meal. Buying gifts coworkers, friends, relatives and begging children will love, while, much like an alarm clock, the nagging reminder of a recession intermittently sounds off in your head. However, these are all just distractions to what Christmas is all about. People tend to forget the purpose is to celebrate the ...
When Covington resident Chris Smith's priest first approached him with the idea of teaching an educational course, he knew he had to say yes.