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Beth Sexton

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Pastor’s grandmother helped guide him toward life of service to God

Pastor’s grandmother led him to God’s service

New pastor at Calvary Baptist Church

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New Epiphany Lutheran pastor to lead community Thanksgiving service in Conyers

New Epiphany Lutheran pastor to lead community Thanksgiving service

Epiphany Lutheran welcomes new pastor, who will host community Thanksgiving service.

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First Baptist Church of Conyers presents annual Living Christmas Tree production

First Baptist Church of Conyers presents annual Living Christmas Tree production

Living Christmas Tree returns to Conyers First Baptist.

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New Smyrna Presbyterian Church pastor brings enthusiasm, theater training to pulpit

New Smyrna pastor brings enthusiasm to pulpit

Smyrna Presbyterian Church hires new pastor.

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New pastor at Ebenezer UMC comes from long line of Methodist clergy

New pastor at Ebenezer UMC comes from long line of clergymen

New pastor at Ebenezer UMC.

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Volunteers needed in Rockdale and Newton counties to aid abused, neglected children through CASA program

CASA provides volunteer advocates for abused and neglected children.

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CrossRoads Baptist in Social Circle presents car show, barbecue, yard sale to raise funds for worship center

CrossRoads Baptist presents car show, barbecue, yard sale to raise funds for worship center

CrossRoads Baptist is holding a fundraiser to benefit expansion of worship center.

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Newton and Rockdale churches provide shelter for homeless through Family Promise of NewRock

Churches provide shelter for the homeless through Family Promise of NewRock

Family Promise of NewRock has churches offering shelter for homeless.

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Catholic lay chaplain who devotes life to aiding death row inmates to offer workshop at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Conyers

Death row chaplain offers workshop at Catholic church

Speaker Dale Recinella ministers to death row inmates.

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Free food, music, children's activities offered at Shiloh UMC community event tomorrow

Free food, music, children’s activities offered at Shiloh UMC community event

Shiloh UMC holds Celebrate Jesus event.

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Newton County's Solid Rock Baptist provides needy with food, medicine, clothing

Solid Rock Baptist provides needy with food, medicine, clothing

Solid Rock celebrates 25 years.

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Contemporary Christian bands to perform at Victorious Life

Contemporary Christian bands to perform at Victorious Life

JJ Weeks Band and Jason Fowler to perform at Victorious Life Church.

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Covington Woman's Club honored for being oldest in the state

Covington Woman’s Club honored for being oldest in state

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Covington couple takes top award in Gerald Crabb Gospel Fest talent show

Couple takes top award in gospel talent show

Covington couple wins gospel contest.

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Luther Rice University adds ministry master's program

Luther Rice University introduces new masters program.

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Gospel play ‘Oh My Child’ tackles forgiveness, finding God

Gospel play ‘Oh My Child’ tackles forgiveness, finding God

A gospel play will be performed in Conyers.

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Eastridge Community Church honored for work with foster children

Eastridge Community Church honored for work with foster children

Eastridge Community Church honored by Methodist Children’s Home.

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Bald Rock Baptist hosts Gospel Explosion at Rockdale Auditorium

Bald Rock Baptist hosts Gospel Explosion

Bald Rock Baptist hosts Gospel Explosion.

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Redeeming Love Christian seeking community projects for August

Church seeks out community projects for August

Redeeming Love Church performs community service projects in August.

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Former lawyer to serve as pastor for St. Simon's Episcopal Church in Conyers

Former lawyer now pastor for St. Simon's Episcopal in Conyers

St. Simon’s Episcopal Church names new pastor.

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Christian counseling center opens at Stone Mountain Baptist Association in Conyers

Christian counseling center opens at Stone Mountain Baptist

Eagles Landing Christian Counseling Center has partnered with the Stone Mountain Baptist Association to open an office here in Conyers.

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New Crossroads UMC pastor finds fulfillment in variety of cultural settings

Pastor finds fulfillment in variety of cultural settings

Crossroads UMC gets new pastor.

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Salem holds 186th camp meeting

Salem Camp Meeting 186th annual celebration

Salem holds 186th camp meeting

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Covington author shares how God can guide single mothers through trying times

Author shares how God can guide single mothers through trying times

Local author Terri Webster publishes, “Markers for Single Moms: Finding God’s Direction in the Chaos.”

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Smyrna Presbyterian Church holds 187th campmeeting

Smyrna Presbyterian Church holds 187th Campmeeting

Smyrna Presbyterian Church holds 187th campmeeting.

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St. Simon's Episcopal in Conyers celebrates 50th anniversary

St. Simon’s Episcopal in Conyers celebrates 50th anniversary

St. Simon’s Episcopal in Conyers celebrates 50th anniversary

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Gwinnett native returns to area to pastor First Baptist Church of Conyers

Gwinnett native returns to pastor Conyers church

First Baptist Church of Conyers welcomes new pastor.

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Victorious Life Church 'Messiah' drama a calling for congregation

‘Messiah’ drama a calling for Victorious Life

Victorious Life Church in Conyers will once again present an Easter drama.

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Flood forces Gateway Community Church to renovate

Flood forces Gateway Community Church to renovate

Gateway Community Church renovates after heavy flooding.

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Central Community Church hosts conference for mothers

Central Community Church hosts motherhood conference

Central Community Church hosts conference for mothers.

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Dance, drama, music, preaching on tap for Covington Black History Month program

Dance, more on tap for Black History Month program

Newton County Ministers Union presents Black History program

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Christian music concert features local Christa Rooks

Christian music concert features Christa Rooks

Night of Worship concert takes place in Social Circle theater.

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New pastor at First Baptist Covington promotes passion for Christ

New pastor at First Baptist Covington promotes passion for Christ

First Baptist Church of Covington has a new pastor.

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Award-winning family gospel group set to perform at Community Church of Praise

Award-winning family gospel group set to perform

The Shireys family gospel group will perform at Community Church of Praise in Stockbridge.

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Organists, brass quintet, choirs, dancing combine to unveil new Presbyterian hymnal

Organists, brass quintet, more combine to unveil new hymnal

First Presbyterian Church of Covington is holding a Hymn Festival to release the church’s new hymnal on Jan. 26.

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Local author pens e-book of poetry about journey to find solace through God

Local author pens e-book about journey to find solace

Local author pens e-book of poetry about journey to find solace through God

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Covington teen takes worship leader position in Newnan church

Teen takes worship leader position in Newnan church

Stephen Stanley, 17, becomes youth pastor at Newnan church.

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Covington musician uses rap to convey Gospel message

Covington musician uses rap to convey Gospel message

Big Chris the Evangelist raps with a Christian message.

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Local pastors author book aimed at nurturing spirituality of caregivers

Local pastors author book aimed at nurturing spirituality of caregivers

Local pastors author book aimed at nurturing spirituality of caregivers

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Lanny Moody devoted life to spreading joy of Christ

Lanny Moody devoted life to spreading joy of Christ

Lanny Moody’s family remembers a loving brother and charasmatic Christian.

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Church music programs offer unique ways to celebrate Christmas

Programs offer unique ways to celebrate Christmas

Local churches hold musical performances for Christmas.

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Covington couple adopts five siblings

Covington couple adopts quintet of siblings

Covington residents Bonnie and Jeremy Holmes adopt five siblings through Lutheran agency.

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Autobiography describes how God is source of strength in difficult times

Autobiography describes how God is source of strength in difficult times

Conyers woman pens Christian autobiography.

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Historic St. Paul AME Church leaving location on Stone Mountain Street in Covington

Historic St. Paul AME Church leaving location on Stone Mountain Street in Covington

St. Paul AME Church in Covington is moving from the location where congregants have met for 132 years.

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CrossRoads Baptist Church hosts Life Week revival

CrossRoads Baptist Church hosts Life Week revival

Bringing in ministers of the gospel from far and near, CrossRoads Baptist Church invites the community to its upcoming Life Week, a time of fall revival at the church located at 227 County Road 229 in Social Circle. For four days, the church will host services featuring the theme “Focus” as it seeks to help worshipers center their hearts and minds on God. Life Week is Oct. 20 to 23, with a service Sunday morning at 10:30, and services Sunday through Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

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Heritage Hills Baptist revival features pastors from area churches

Heritage Hills revival features pastors from area churches

With so many churches working together to feed the poor and help with other needs, Heritage Hills Baptist Church has taken the opportunity to expand those relationships by having a revival featuring pastors of other area churches preaching the sermons.

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Wayne Watson to perform at First Baptist Social Circle

Watson to perform at First Baptist Social Circle

Winner of a stack of Dove Awards, including a Male Vocalist of the Year Award and 23 No. 1 hit singles on the radio, Wayne Watson will bring his talents to the First Baptist Church of Social Circle for a free concert Sunday, Aug. 18, at 6 p.m.

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Georgia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus performs at Monastery

The historic Monastery of the Holy Spirit will host the Georgia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for the group's first-ever concert at the monastery in Conyers on May 5.

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Prospect UMC donates handmade quilts to sheriff's department

Staff Correspondent. It takes more than needles and thread to make hundreds of quilts.

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Monroe Episcopal church invites community to Taize service

A unique worship service with roots tracing back to Europe's recovery after World War II will take place at St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Monroe on Jan. 22 at 5 p.m. Known as a Taize (pronounced "tah-zay") service, this worship experience is open to all people of faith or even those without any and is noted in particular for its unstructured design.

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