Religion Briefs 08/03//11


Flat Rock AME will celebrate anniversary
Flat Rock African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church will hold its 157th church anniversary with an afternoon service on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 2:30 p.m. Flat Rock is the oldest African American Church in Fayette County. The senior pastor at Flat Rock is the Rev. Ed Johnson. The special guest speaker is Bishop James L. Davis, bishop of the 9th Episcopal District of the AME Church in Alabama. Dinner will be served to all who come between 1 and 2:30 p.m. Flat Rock is at 148 Old Chapel Lane, Fayetteville.

Mount Olive Homecoming is this Sunday
Mount Olive Baptist Church will hold its annual Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 7, at 2:30 p.m. Summer Revival services will be held Aug. 10-12 at 7:30 p.m, nightly. The senior pastor at Mount Olive is the Rev. Melvin Ware. the church is in northwest Fayette County at 1565 Hwy 92 N., Fairburn,. For more information, contact the church, 770-892-7508, or

Brooks UMC preschool opens registration
Brooks United Methodist Preschool is taking registration for August enrollment. The preschool is for children ages 1 – 4 years. The director is Lynn Lee. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 770-719-7593 or visit the website, Brooks UMC Preschool is located just three miles south of Ga. Highway 74 and Ga. Highway 85 near Starr’s Mill. Turn onto Ga. Highway 85 Connector from Ga. Highway 85 and go south for three miles.Brooks UMC Preschool is on the corner of Ga. 85 Connector and Morgan Mill Road at 110 Morgan Mill Rd.

SAGE will visit Cyclorama Aug. 18
The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) will visit the Cyclorama’s Battle of Atlanta exhibit and Civil War Museum at Grant Park in Atlanta and have lunch at The Varsity Thursday, Aug. 18. The trip is expected to run approximately from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Reservations must be made no later than Aug. 15 and the trip is dependent upon 15 people signing up. The cost is $10 plus lunch on your own at The Varsity. Register with Connie in the church office no later than Aug. 15.