Community Calendar for Dec. 31, 2013

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. J. Larry Ervin speaking, refreshments served following service, 770-922-5707.

Calvary’s New Year’s Eve Service

10 p.m. to midnight, Calvary Community Church, 120 Crowell Road, Conyers, the church hosts a New Year’s Eve service, breakfast served after service, 770-787-0511 or visit: www.calvarycom.com.

New Year’s Eve


7 p.m., Loves and Hugs Christian Tabernacle, 1701 Klondike Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Watch Night Service.

Watch Night


7 p.m., Nehemiah Empowerment Church, 1005 Hardin St., Conyers, the church hosts a New Year’s Eve Watch Night Celebration, music, fun and fellowship.

Watch Night Musical

10 p.m., White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 2020 White’s Chapel Road, Conyers, the church hosts a “Down Home Throw Back Watch Night Musical,” breakfast served after the concert, 770-679-0938.

Jan. 1

Jubilee Day Service

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

Newton County Recycling

The Newton County Landfill and all Newton County Neighborhood Recycling Centers will be closed Jan. 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.

Canceled meeting

The Conyers City Council meeting scheduled for Jan. 1 has been cancelled, 770-483-4411.

Jan. 9

Rockdale BOE

7 p.m., Rockdale County Board of Education, Board Room, 954 N. Main St., the Rockdale BOE work session, 770-761-1458.

Rockdale BOA

10 a.m., Rockdale County Board of Assessors, Conference Room, 981 Milstead Ave., Conyers, BOA general meeting, 770-278-7650.

Jan. 11

Rockdale BOE

8 a.m. to noon, Rockdale Career Academy, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Room 1177, Conyers, the Rockdale Board of Education Board Workshop, 770-761-1458.

Jan. 14

East Metro Women’s Luncheon

11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mama Maria’s Italian Grill, 101205 Access Road, Covington, the East Metro Women’s Connection, “Sip, Sip Hooray!” Luncheon and Program, cost: $14, reservations required, 770-786-8352, Jean.

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.