Community Calendar for Sept. 15, 2013

Sept. 13

Crosspoint’s 50th Celebration

7 p.m., Crosspoint Christian Church, 4550 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, the church celebrates its 50th Homecoming celebration with Christian Concert featuring the musical group “The Hope,” 770-483-1887.

Friday Fun Concert

7 p.m., Unity Church and Spiritual Center of Rockdale, 933 Commercial St., Conyers, the church hosts its Friday Fun Concert featuring The Mark Tucker Trio and Lori Perozzi, suggested love offering of $10 — benefiting the church’s building fund, 770-922-6489.

Sept. 14

Scare Crows and Casseroles

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Heritage Hills Baptist Church, 2987 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts the 3rd annual Scare Crows and Casseroles event — games, prizes, kids activities, food and more, visit: www.hhbcga.com.

Covington Mill

Village Reunion

Noon, Trinity United Methodist Church, 6154 Collins St., Covington, the Covington Mill Village Reunion, food provided by the Trinity Men’s Club, 770-784-2045, Henry Baker or email: covmillreunion@gmail.com.

Crosspoint’s 50th Celebration

7 p.m., Crosspoint Christian Church, 4550 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, the church celebrates its 50th Homecoming celebration with Youth Celebration (for ages 6th to 12 graders) — games, food and music featuring “Homegrown,” 770-483-1887.

East Metro

Christian Writers

10 a.m., Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Newton Campus, Building D, 8100 Bob Williams Parkway, Covington, the East Metro Atlanta Christian Writers Fall meeting, Patricia Durgin speaking, 404-444-7514 or www.emacw.org.

Church Yard Sale

8:30 a.m., Living Water Church of Christ, located at the corner of Ga. Highway 20 N.E. and Golf St., Conyers, the church hosts a Yard Sale benefiting the Youth Ministry of the church, 770-558-7783, Minister Melanie Crowder.

Prayer Power in the Park

1 to 3 p.m., Pine Log Park, off Ga. Highway 138, Conyers, the WCJ Outreach Ministries hosts Prayer Power in the Park, refreshments and giveaways following prayer service.

Sept. 15

Men’s Grief


5 p.m., Trinity Baptist Church, 301 Honey Creek Road, Conyers, the church hosts a Men’s Grief Workshop and Dinner, 770-922-8944.

Crosspoint’s 50th Celebration

10:30 a.m., Crosspoint Christian Church, 4550 Ga. Highway 20, Conyers, the church celebrates its 50th Homecoming celebration with a special worship service, 770-483-1887.

Taste of Salem

6 p.m., Salem United Methodist Church, Family Life Center, 3962 Salem Road, Covington, the church hosts “Taste of Salem” — tasting portions of dishes and baked goods by church members, tickets: $10 at the door, proceeds benefit the church’s Missions Program, 770-786-6027.

Sept. 16

Preschool Story Time

3:30 to 4:15 p.m., (also held on Sept. 23), Nancy Guinn Library, 864 Green St., Conyers, the library hosts Preschool Story Time, registration required, 770-388-5040, ext. 113.

Sept. 18

Conyers Housing Authority

4:30 p.m., H. Jack Turner Community Center, 1214 Summer Circle, Conyers, the Board of Commissioners meeting for the Conyers Housing Authority, 770-483-9301.

Summer Revival

7:15 to 8:30 p.m., Rock Temple AME Church, 1021 Bryant St., Conyers, the church hosts its Summer Revival “Final Nite,” Pastor Arthur Brown speaking, 770-922-5707.

Sept. 17

Friends of the Library

7 p.m., Newton County Library, 7116 Floyd St., the Newton Friends of the Library meeting and program presented by George Lonberger, 770-786-0646.

Sept. 19

Fundraising Gala Dinner

7 p.m., St. Pius X Catholic Church, Banquet Hall, 2621 Ga. Highway 20, the Refuge Pregnancy Center hosts its annual fundraising Gala Dinner featuring Carol Ingle, cost: $15 per person in advance or $20 at the door, or $110 per table (seats 8), 770-922-5939, Sharon.

XYZ Organization

10:30 a.m., First Baptist Church of Conyers, 2100 Ga. Highway 138, the XYZ Organization meeting and installation of officers by Waldo Woodcock, deadline to register for lunch is Sept. 13, 770-761-7933, Johnie.

Rockdale BOE

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

Concert on the Square

Noon, the Historic Covington Square, the Arts Association of Newton County hosts a Concert on the Square featuring Johnny Roquemore and the Apostles of Bluegrass, wwww.newtoncountyarts.org.

Sept. 21

Church Yard Sale

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., St. Pius X Catholic Church, 2621 Ga. Highway 20, SE, Conyers, the church hosts its annual Gigantic Yard Sale, spaces available for $20, 770-787-4290 or 770-786-7606.

Harvest Jubilee

9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Smyrna Presbyterian Church, 2920 Ga. Highway 212, Conyers, the church hosts its annual Harvest Jubilee — huge yard sale, car show, holiday house, kids’ activities, food and much more, all proceeds benefit the Tina George Carter Medical Benevolence Fund, 770-841-8556.

Pancake Breakfast

8 to 11 a.m., Panthersville Masonic Lodge, 3605 Union Church Road, the Panthersville Lodge hosts a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, $5 donations, proceeds benefiting charity.

Church Chicken Meal

5 to 7 p.m., Jersey United Methodist Church, off Jersey Monroe Road, Jersey, the church hosts its annaul Rib and Chicken meal, cost: $10 cash, and the Vocalaires performing, 770-466-6453.

Sept. 24

BOE Workshop

6 to 8 p.m., Rockdale Career Academy, Room 1177, 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers, the Rockdale Board of Education’s Board Workshop, 770-761-1458.

Sept. 27

Healing and

Deliverance Services

4 p.m., held at 1806 Yellow St., Conyers, Living Water of Christ Church hosts a Healing and Deliverance Service, 770-558-7783, Minister Melanie Crowder.

Sept. 29

‘Songs of Hope’ Concert

4 p.m., the Square in Covington, Newton Medical Center and the Auxiliary hosts a “Songs of Hope” concert featuring Mack McKibben and Drive Time, also celebrating the annual “Portraits of Hope,” 770-788-6553.

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.