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Community Calendar for Dec. 17, 2013

Community Calendar

Dec. 19

Rockdale BOE

7 p.m., 954 N. Main St., Rockdale County Board of Education regular session, 770-761-1458.

Rockdale BOA

10 a.m., Rockdale County Board of Assessors, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, the BOA work session, 770-278-7650.

Dec. 19

XYZ Organization

10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, the XYZ Organization meeting, program presented by Joanie Fitzgerald, (deadline to register for lunch is Dec. 13), 770-761-7966, Johnnie.

Dec. 20

Bethlehem: A Living Nativity

7:30 p.m., East Newton Baptist Church, 11290 U.S. Highway 278, Covington, the church hosts Bethlehem: A Living Nativity, free admission, 770-786-6627.

Dec. 21

Walk Through Bethlehem

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 21 and Dec. 22, Smyrna Campground and Presbyterian Church, 2920 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, live scenes of the Christmas story will be displayed on each of the porches of the campground cabins, 678-910-8856, Michael Sarvis.

Longest Night Service

6 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, the church hosts a Longest Night Service, Pastor Joe Peabody Jr. speaking, 770-786-6027.

Dec. 22

Christmas Candlelight Service

11 a.m., Community Worship International, 1695 Hill St., Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas Candlelight Worship Service, visit: www.communityworship.org.

Dec. 24

Heritage Hills Christmas Eve

5 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church holds its Christmas Eve service, 770-922-2027.

Trinity’s Christmas Eve Service

6 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas Eve service, visit, www. trinityconyers.org.

Allen UMC’s Christmas Eve

2 and 6 p.m., Allen Memorial United Church, 803 Whatcoat St., Oxford, Do-It-Yourself Nativity at 2 p.m. (come dressed as a character from the Christmas story) and a Candlelight service at 6 p.m., 770-786-7414.

Unity’s Christmas Eve Service

7 p.m., Unity Church and Spiritual Center of Rockdale, 933 Commercial St., Conyers, the church hosts a Christmas Eve Candle Lighting service, refreshments provided, 770-922-6489.

Dec. 29

Unity’s Burning Bowl Ceremony

11 a.m., Unity Church and Spiritual Center of Rockdale, 933 Commercial St., Conyers, Burning Bowl and White Stone Ceremonies — a ceremony to release negative thoughts and feelings, and to help prepare for the New Year, 770-922-6489.

Dec. 31

Watch Night Service

7 to 9 p.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church hosts its annual Watch Night service, the Rev. L. Larry Irvin speaking, refreshments served following service, 770-922-5707.

Jan. 1

Jubliee Day Service

11 a.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the NAACP hosts its annual “Jubliee Day Service,” 770-922-5707.

The Community Calendar is a forum for announcing meetings and events of nonprofit organizations of Rockdale and Newton counties. To submit information, visit our website at www.rockdalecitizen.com, or email julie.wells@rockdalecitizen.com. Include an event description, sponsor, date, time, place, phone number and contact person.