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ldn't olumbus '- we tie ~ck to nd Mama! more and J im ~t each ;e that d )w aay he would ~ ~,qo,~ , [ Rev. Joseph E Thornton ~--'~"'~'"'~lmd hind Wife IAia- " the ' ~u and mY~7."~ are new t leave al~~trs at First Assembly of n. And I ~ in Hogansville. With ys, Daddyl ~ore than 40 years in the min- answ~,r ~try the Thornton's are ' 'xcited with the way things for his ~ Ire going here and look for- ght, and I t, ard to being with us for ant one nil nany years. :. But it ill Rev. Thornton said the xcitement of an ole time W, DEDRA, umv~G s~ THE LATE tl IK- Rev. Joseph E. Thornton and his wife Lila are the new pastors at First of God in Hogansville. Assembly Welcomes New Pastor entecostal church is just 'hat he's been looking for. He said many Pentecostal churches have lost the ole time way of worshipping and praising God. Mrs. Thornton is enjoying the fellowship and love of all the people at First Assembly. Rev. Thornton served as pastor in Columbus, Macon, Augusta and a couple of other stops during his 40+ years in the ministry. He said six of the seven churches he has served broke every atten- ;RL~V La" TN rl ...... .~ Rev. Gregory S Williams and the St Mary IL$ lt~lblL~=dl~|Tl~i ~ - a " READ G~; ted Methodist Church, located at 100 Pine t~m Gm~ eet in Hogansville, invites everyone to ;~.L~elf annual spring revival which began RovaH~-~wednesday and tams through Friday :o. BOX # Services will begin at 7: p.m. nightly. u842~ ~ Rev. Johnny Coleman, pastor of Summer STORF.S ~-~ 'ent The Rev. Ron Clemmer, 2ear of Saint Matthew s -hutch in Hogansville will be me of over 90 clergy from that while ~ the southeast who will ly one frl ;ees the wl ather at Coweta County's hrist the King Charismatic Bible say~ piscopal Church for a bi- :om the ba: mual Lenten Retreat. . _,,~ The retreat will begin I say tllat,~th . "da~i ~ ~Z"ur~-aY' March 25 and will Jesu~ Ci~esurne the following morn- ake "tr[ose~g With sessions for the ~.4tven. believer es that J6 ~r belie~0 reat days ae upon nd what I i lay is sir~ wetbbecO the diffi~ ause our 6 ] He is cO toubt we ays, by tlg that we I would l~ a short time ago, ave heard L1 not huff f this f# ms said. i~ nail, this ~1 ever hs~ ~ian, this~ ~l ever ha to the joy ot injured rher. The ray whe0 L~ noticed dance and every finagle, record while he was ,~cr'. in~ as pastm: The Thornton's invit c ~,~ ,u to come by and xi>it aml ac~ acquainted with them "l[x. Morning Worship is at 10:t5 The Sunday Night service i> at 6 and Wednesday ser~ ict: is at 7 p.m. The Sunday morn;n~ services during the month ,)f March are called "Special Family Days." St. Mary Holding Revival and Anniversary Hill Baptist Church in Newnan, will b~: *he guest preacher. We will climax with our 127th church anniversary on Sunday, March 21. at 11:00 a.m. Our own Rev. Williams will be preach- ing. Dinner will be served immediately afler service. Come join in the celebration Rev. Clemmer Will Attend Lenten Retreat mmisters. After a communal lunch provided by the Diocese of Georgia in the fellowship hall of Peachtree City Church of God, theministers will have the afternoon free for rest and reflection before gather- ing for an evening service of Holy Eucharist. A Saturday morning session will con- clude the brief retreat At least five bishops will be in attendance at the retreat with priests and deacons traveling from Tennessee. North Carolina, Sout h Carolina, Florida, Alabama. and Georgia. The evening worship ~u: sions will be served by ~he worship ministry teams of Christ the King v, it]i li~v morning session whinv~ 11;1< ~i!i; !D IilMr, ~t}ltF v~,t'~,. lckhc ha, [,c,'l~ a } }ly,t~d therq,? n&-u \\b~t (ic,,~>'*, } h.ahh 5;~,t,m ti,i more than 20 ~cars. b'~ a >1, lhat all,)t~, hm, t,, eiv~ hands-.l~ IMp t,, po,plc. But the way that }at' c~rcs tbr others goc~ ti. bey, rod hl~ w,,rk. l(&he ha~ not ,,nl~ t,cen a member ,)f th~ [)rearm \i,hmt~cr Fire Department since t977 - he's been chief of that department for more years than he can remember. But his commitment dovsn't stop there. He also helps cook and serve ~ach year at two barbecue fimd-rai~ers - t~, b+ l:c!i the Iir~ department and the United MetDo&st (~hurch ,,t" Durand. llddi~ Balcnum. i,, a ~hinlng cximple of "~ID. Ilgth. Cil+lli~ Jib,{ C~'ilt]H|IIlCII[ {0 CO'ItllIlLIDI[V and c,,mltr,,. \\\"r< tq,>lt t,, have }m:n light tht WaV IN a l)/Cl]lbcl Ot i tl.ll Iq;lIll. ++i i,i ~f ~{. : -- +q .: + WI'.ST (]EORGIA HEALTH SYSTEM One health wslem. All ttw care you need. + I514 Vernon Road / [.aGr,m~:c. (ic,>t+.m 7{i(, 5~2+141 l / www.~ Jl.,.,,r~,. ,++i+