High schoolers experience hospital departments
Nearly 60 high school students are participating in Newton Medical Center’s Junior Volunteer program this year.
JOE LAGUARDIA: Spiritual hero didn’t take sides in ministering to those on both sides of the racial divide
One of the greatest pieces of advice I received in seminary came from a veteran pastor who told us to have some good heroes and mentors. He knew that vocational ministers get lonely at times and that we need people to look up to who understand our profession.
Community invited to gather and pray for academic year
Pulling together what she calls a “community of faith,” Claudia Minge and other volunteers are getting ready for the second annual Community On Our Knees event on the Square in Covington. More than a dozen churches are working together for the prayer event, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 3 in downtown Covington.
Right foot blue. Left hand green. Left foot red. No, I’m not describing the appearance of my grandchildren after they’ve been allowed to use paint or markers, although such a portrayal is not out of the realm of possibility. Those aforementioned phrases are actually a few of the instructions which could be given to players in the game of Twister.
Recently I was listening to a sermon by Justin Grunewald, pastor of the College Ministries at Buckhead Church, and he made this startling statement, “Church people keep people from church.”
Psalm 115:13-14 says, “He will bless those who fear the Lord, the small together with the great. May the Lord give you increase, you and your children.”
The 185th annual Salem Camp Meeting is being held this week at Salem Campground.
Hong Kong representatives visit Oxford College.
Aspiring musicians in Gwinnett and around the region should mark July 26 on their calendars: American Idol auditions are coming to The Arena at Gwinnett Center.
Editor’s Note: Restaurant health inspection reports published in the Citizen newspapers include only the restaurant’s name, address, score and date of inspection. This is due to the length of violations included in the reports. Readers who would like to know more about a restaurant’s score may go online at www.eastmetrohealth.com to read any violations recorded in the report.
Honey Creek Elementary School — Fourth Quarter Honor Roll
Military News for July
Controversy from her past use of a racial epithet has not hampered ongoing museum efforts.
- Church Calendar
- JOE LAGUARDIA: Pastors must maintain delicate balance of leader, friend
- Lunch lectures focus on American history, God
- Rockdale/Newton Church Activities
- Cornish Mt. Baptist hosts Ham and Egg Supper
- Calvary Baptist to hold Revival
- Newton Baptist hosts gospel singing
- Covington 1st UMC hosts Dave Ramsey class
- Pleasant Hill CME hosts 140th anniversary celebration
- Gateway Community hosts showing of movie "Courageous"
- Ellen's Oscar 'selfie' crashes Twitter, breaks record
- OSCAR WRAPUP: '12 Years A Slave' makes history with best picture
- Pale metallics, bold jewel tones dominate Oscars Red Carpet
- Paula Deen continues comeback
- Shirley Temple Black, beloved childhood star and former ambassador, dies at age 85
- Shirley Temple Black, beloved childhood star and former ambassador, dies at age 85 (Photo Gallery)
- Hollywood kicks off 2014 awards season with Golden Globes
- Cory Monteith, star of hit show 'Glee,' found dead
- Actor James Gandolfini, star of 'The Sopranos,' dead In Italy
- VIDEO: Dashboard camera of Reese Witherspoon's Atlanta arrest
- State House designates ‘Kindness Week’ in Georgia
- Annual father-daughter ball is 'Puttin' On The Ritz'
- NORAD Santa trackers have record holiday
- Poll: Santa Claus believers’ parents had faith in him
- 'Nutcracker' ballet takes the stage in Covington
- Trick-or-treaters invited to Covington Square, Olde Town Conyers
- Local family to appear on 'Makeover' TV show
- It's a family tradition