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A brief look at Covington's Solid Rock Baptist Church

Established in 1989 on the outskirts of Covington Ga, Solid Rock Baptist Church is preparing to celebrate their 25th year anniversary. Under the leadership of Pastor Mike Franklin, Solid Rock strives to “meet needs, share Jesus and to love people.”

Originally starting off with 14 members, Solid Rock has grown into a congregation of over 500 people. There campus is not only made up of the main sanctuary and worship hall, but they also have a food bank, clothing store and Medical Clinic as well.

The vision behind these add-ons is to meet the needs in the community. The Food bank and the Willing Helpers Medical Clinic are open three days a week; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Any resident of Newton County is able to come into the Clinic and be seen by the physician. Solid Rock wants to ensure that those who need assistance are able to access available care.

With their goal of connecting to where people live Solid Rock has ministries for all ages. Solid Rock goal is reach the whole family.

Upcoming events for this local ministry include their upcoming ministry celebration, today at 10 a.m. During this celebration there will be live music performances by Jeff and Sheri Easter as well as a BBQ.

For more updates on events or if you would like to learn more information on the ministry and they services they offer you can go to their website at or you can go to their Facebook Page at Solid Rock Baptist Church.