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November 3, 2012

Area church news and events

• Friends are welcome at the Calvary Baptist Church fellowship hall on the first Saturday of each month from 3 to 5 p.m. You don’t have to be a member of the church to attend.

• The Singing Cookes perform a gospel concert Sunday night at 6 at Cedar Valley Cathedral of Praise. The church is at 744 Cleveland Highway.

• Eleventh Avenue Baptist Church will honor the Rev. Ronald Guffey and his family on Sunday. Guffey has served as pastor of Eleventh Avenue for 20 years. The morning service will begin at 10:45. The southern gospel group The Perrys will sing during the 6 p.m. service. The church is on the South Dalton Bypass, approximately one mile from Ponders Funeral Home.

• Judgement House (, a live performance, will be at Fellowship Baptist Church, 3323 Crider Road in Rocky Face, today and Sunday, each night beginning at 6. Not for children under 10. Walk-ins are welcome, but reservations are recommended. For reservations, call (423) 863-2816. The church invites the public to its fall revival beginning on Friday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. Guest pastor is Tommy Crider. Saturday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. the guest pastor is Chris Pritchett, and on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. the guest pastor is Bruce Beach.

• The 40 Days in the Word Series continues Sunday morning at 10:30 at Fellowship Bible Church, 2044 Dug Gap Road. The guest speaker is Bryan McIntosh and the sermon title is “Understanding the Meaning of a Text.” All are welcome.

• First United Methodist Church of Chatsworth holds its second annual yard sale (open to the public) today from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Fincher Family Life Center. The event is rain or shine. This is a huge yard sale with all sorts of quality items including clothes, kitchen items, books, furniture and much more. The church is in the heart of downtown Chatsworth at 111 W. Cherokee St., just a block north of the courthouse at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Cherokee Street. For more information, call (706) 695-3211.

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