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March 8, 2013

Area church news and events

• Bethel AME Church’s annual Men’s Day program will be Sunday, March 24, at 11:45 a.m. with the theme “Moving Forward Faithfully, Until the Finish.” Guest speaker will be Bishop Stephen Thomas, pastor of Community Fellowship Church in Dalton. Chairman for Men’s Day is Jerry Young.

• 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.

• City View Church of God hosts gospel music guest Spirit Led on Sunday at 11 a.m. The 6 p.m. Sunday service features special guest Evangelist Jessie Crider. The church is at 3688 Chatsworth Highway in Dalton. Pastor Gerald Foster invites everyone.

• Cleveland Heights Baptist Church will have a church revival starting Sunday, March 17, through Wednesday, March 20. Brother Johnny Campbell will be the evangelist. Sunday starting time is 10 a.m. and also Sunday night at 6. Monday through Wednesday times are 7 p.m. The Straightway Singers will be in the Sunday morning service. Pastor Brother Bruce Headrick and the church family invite the public.

• A singing to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life will be tonight at 7 at Eleventh Avenue Baptist Church in Dalton. Featured groups are The Greesons of Chickamauga and the Eleventh Avenue Baptist Church Choir. The church is at 2550 S. Dalton Bypass.

• Emmaus Baptist presents FASCAR today. FASCAR is a family event specifically designed for children ages 4-12. The racing takes place on a 32-foot computerized track for Matchbox or Hot Wheels cars. At 12:30 p.m. there will be hot dogs and registration, when cars can be tested on the track. Racing begins at 1 p.m. Trophies and awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call (706) 483-7447. The church is in the Dalton South Plaza at Carbondale, 4111 S. Dixie Highway.

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