June 6, 2014

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Today, Saturday


The Friends of the Library is hosting a mega book sale in the Fackler Room at LaGrange Memorial Library from noon to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.


Today


Events: A senior dance is at 7 p.m. at the old Franklin Elementary School gym with a live band. Admission is $4.


Churches: True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts youth night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670


Arbor Grove Baptist Church hosts Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes for ages 5 to adult.


 Saturday


Events: The Active Life, 140 Ragland St., hosts a Prom for adults ages 55 and over, featuring a professional DJ, a free Prom photo and a meal at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance and will not be sold at the door. For ticket information call 706-883-1681.


Events to benefit Rick Massey, a former Troup County sheriff’s deputy who was injured in a wreck while on duty, begin with a motorcycle and Jeep ride, barbecue plate sale and bake sale with live music. Registration for the ride begins at 10 a.m. with kick-stands up at 11 a.m. Cost is $20 per vehicle and the first 50 participants get a free T-shirt. Tickets for the barbecue plate sale from Hog Heaven on Lafayette Parkway are $8 in advance or $10 on the day of event. Call 706-616-8417 or 706-616-5941 for tickets. The bake sale will be outside Hog Heaven on Lafayette Parkway from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Anyone wishing to donate to the sale may call Brittney at 706-302-3614 or drop off donations at Hog Heaven from 8 a.m. until the sale begins.


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.


The West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.


The Sickle Cell Support Group meets at 11 a.m. at Bradshaw-Chamber County Library at 3419 20th Ave. in Valley, Ala. Renata Buckner, 706-518-6035 or sicklecellsg@yahoo.com


Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323


Churches: Trinity SDA Church Prayer and Bible Study Center at 710 Jenkins St. holds a free Bible study from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Pastor Walter Gordon, 706-812-0760


LaGrange Area Men Are Cooking, an annual fundraiser sponsored by Warren Temple United Methodist Church, starts at 5 p.m. at the LaGrange College Student Center. Jeff Anderson, 706-882-9552, or Dr. George Baker, 706-333-1982


Stovall Baptist Church, 14 Hardy St. in Greenville, hosts a benefit singing at 6 p.m., preceded by food and a cake auction at 5 p.m. Featured group is The Wards. 706-882-2386 or 334-338-0140


Sunday


Events: A bass tournament will be held at Highland Marina to benefit Rick Massey, a former Troup County sheriff’s deputy who was injured in a wreck while on duty. Blast off is at first light and weigh-in is 3 p.m. Entry fee is $110. For applications, call Dan at 706-402-1593.


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.


Churches: New Macedonia Baptist Church will celebrate pastor Jerome Shipman’s 18th pastoral anniversary at 10:30 a.m. with speaker Michael Winston, minister of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Lanett, Alabama, will be the morning speaker. Pastor Louis Upshaw of Mount Hermon Baptist Church of Lanett will be the speaker for 2:30 p.m. service. Everyone come out and help us celebrate this wonderful man of God.


Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, 304 Carter St., hosts Youth Day at 11 a.m. with speaker the Rev. Roderick Freeman of Servants of Christ E.M.C. Church in Douglasville.


Saint James C.M.E. Church hosts its Usher Day program at 11 a.m. with minister Tyron Ratliff of Living Word and Praise Sanctuary in Tupelo, Miss., as guest speaker.


Smith Chapel United Methodist Church in Pine Mountain celebrates its fourth pastor anniversary for the Rev. and first lady Edward Landrum. Kennedy Giles will bring the message at 11 a.m. and the Rev. Eric Seldon and Christain Valley Church of Cataula will be guests at 2 p.m.


Louise United Methodist Church hosts Women’s Day at 2 p.m. with guest speaker pastor Sequita Freeman of Immanuel Ministries and Worship Center.


Leete Hill United Methodist Church, 810 Hamilton Road, observes pastor’s appreciation for the Rev. Lenton Snow and first lady Hattie Snow at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Elaine Gilbert of Saint Mary United Methodist Church in Hogansville. Dinner will be served.


The Central Baptist Church, 506 Hamilton St., hosts its annual Women Day program with guest speaker Janice Willoughby, pastor of On A Mission For Christ Ministry.


Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 3 p.m. at Cedarcrest Community Church, 2380 Roanoke Road. 706-882-6327


Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.


Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.


Sunday–Thursday


Callaway Baptist Church, 310 John Lovelace Road, hosts Lifeway’s Agency D3 Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The church is recruiting special agents of all ages to help discover, decide and defend the truth about who Jesus is. 706- 884-7451


Sunday–June 13


Hogansville First Baptist Church hosts Vacation Bible School for childre from 3 years old through the sixth grade. The hours are 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Friday night session is VBS Family Night. The theme this year is Agency D3: Discover, Decide, Defend. Children will learn to trust God through Bible stories, crafts, motivating music and games.


Listings for ‘In our community’ are presented for events happening in the next three-day period, space permitting. To submit an item, email it to mstrother@lagrangenews.com, fax it to 706-884-8712 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 229. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.

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