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Sept. 29

Gathering the Harvest Outreach

Sept. 29 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Redemptive Life Christian Fellowship, 406 Pleasant Hill Road, Conyers, the church hosts its second annual "Gathering the Harvest Outreach" -- seminar on credit repair, live Gospel music, refreshments, giveaways, health and wellness clinic and much more, 770-922-1234.

Monastery Fall Festival

Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monastery of the Holy Spirit, 2625 Hwy. 212, Conyers, the Monastery hosts a Fall Festival -- hay rides, petting zoo, marketplace, organic farm produce, free health screenings, lectures and more, visit: www.trappist.net.

Prayer Breakfast

Sept. 29, 9 a.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the Men of Rock Temple hosts a Prayer Breakfast, Brother Tony McDonald speaking, $5 donations for breakfast, 770-922-5707.

Southern Gospel Concert

Sept. 29, 7 p.m., Porterdale Baptist Church, corner of Broad and Palmetto St., the church hosts a Southern gospel concert featuring The Down East Boys, 770-786-5885.

Oct. 5

Friday Night Concert

Oct. 5, 7 p.m., United Church and Spiritual Center of Rockdale, 933 Commercial St., Conyers, the church hosts a First Friday Fun Concert featuring Jez Graham and his band, tickets; $10, 770-922-6489.

Oct. 6

Stew Sale and Yard Sale

Oct. 6, Mt. Pleasant UMC, corner of Highway 278 and County Road 229, the Women's Group of the church hosts a yard sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all proceeds benefit Relay for Life. The United Methodist Men hosts their semi-annual Brunswick stew from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., cost: $8 per quart, carry-out only, 770-786-8272.

Oct. 7

Family and Friends Day

Oct. 7, 11 a.m., Double Spring Baptist Church, 2705 N. Hightower Trail, Conyers, the church hosts its annual Family and Friends Day, 770-922-5791.

Oct. 13

Steeple Chase

Oct. 13, 8:30 a.m., Covington First United Methodist Church, 1113 Conyers St., Covington FUMC hosts its third annual Steeple Chase 5K and 1 mile Fun Run/Walk, benefits local missions in Newton County and Relay for Life, register at www.covingtonfirst.org. or 770-786-7035.

To submit information, visit our website at www.rockdalecitizen.com, call 770-483-7108, ext. 252, fax the information c/o Julie Wells at 770-483-5797 or email event information to julie.wells@rockdalecitizen.com. Include an event description, sponsor, date, time, place, phone number and contact person.