Religion Briefs 041917

Providence plans Spring Fling
Providence United Methodist Church will have its Spring Fling Saturday, April 22, from 2-4 p.m. The event will feature inflatables for kids and teens, snow cones, face painting, cotton candy and crazy hair. Providence is at 592 Bernhard Rd., Fayetteville. For information, call 770-719-8800.

Flipper Chapel celebrates April 29, 30
The Flipper Chapel A.M.E. male Chorus will celebrate its anniversary with music on April 29, at 5 p.m. The celebration will come to a close on Sunday, April 30, when Bro. Germaine Herrington will bring the message at the 11 a.m. service and the Rev. Anthony Slaughter and the St. John A.M.E. Church of Atlanta, Georgia will be the guest pastor and church at 2:30 p.m. The theme is: “Men working toward God’s greater good.” Ephesians 6:10-13. Flipper Chapel A.M.E. Church is located at 175 Booker Ave., Fayetteville. The Rev. Kimberly Lyons is the host pastor.

National Day of Prayer observance
Christ’s Church at Whitewater will host a service of healing and blessing for the country at  noon on the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 4, at the Gazebo on the Square in Fayetteville. Several local ministers and laymen will pray for the President, Vice President, Congress, Supreme Court, Pentagon and Military, White House and Congressional Staffs, government agencies, state and local governments, schools, political factions, and churches in America. Special music will be featured at the gathering. For questions or information, call Pat Spearman, 770-461-6183, or email triciaspearman @comcast.net.

Shred Day at NHBC is May 6
National Heights Baptist Church will host its 6th annual Shred Day on Saturday, May 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 103 Old Norton Rd., Fayetteville (corner of Old Norton Road and Ga. Highway 54).  There is no charge to the public for shredding, but donations will be accepted. Global Shredding will perform this service on site. Documents and papers acceptable for shredding include outdated or sensitive information and other personal documentation. Staples or paper clips do not have to be removed but documents should be taken out of binders and notebooks. No advance registration is needed to participate.  For more information, call the Church office at 770 461-1704.