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Page 6B June 26, 2019 PASTOR'S CORNER by Rev Marityn Tucker-Marek Email church calendar news to Diane Ghdewell at news@mymcr.net by Monday at 10 a.m. Church information is published free of charge as spaco permits. Summer has officially arrived. The the parched earth. longest day of the year was June 21, The farmers' market overflows with the and the heat has certainly been here fruits of faithful labor: juicy peaches, bright since late May. tomatoes, tart plumbs, sweet corn, crisp In this beautiful season many people cucumbers, beans of every description, take a little extra time to enjoy the beauty and squash in every size. of creation and the work of God's hands. In all this natural beauty and bounty I Some take a trip to the mountains or the revel in the work of God's hands. I should beach. Others throw themselves into their do this all year round, but for me, summer gardening, go camping, explore the local most keenly draws my eye to the stunning High Falls State Park, or go world our Creator has made. further afield in their ex- ! So as you enjoy the sounds, plorations of this beautiful :I sights, tastes, smells and feel of world. Children play in the isummer, may the joy it brings sprinkler or the pool, others ito your heart also enliven attend summer camp, still your soul. And may we, with others play any number of everything around us, answer team sports, the invitation of Psalm 100:1, For many, summer is a "Make a joyful noise to the time to slow down a bit, let Lord, all the earth!" the heat make us languid, and pay a little more atten- Rev. Marilyn Tucker- Rev. Marilyn Tucker-Marek tion to the world around us. Marek is thepastor ofForsyth Presby- The lightning bugs with terian Church, 63 N. Jackson their intermittent glow cast Street. The Pastor's Corner is a magical aura over the summer evenings, sponsored by the Monroe County Ministe- The colors of zinnias, amaryllis, daylilies, rial Association, which meets on the second hydrangeas and many other flowers make Thursday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at us notice the stunning color contained in Christ United Methodist Church, 417 N. creation. Thunderstorms roll across the sky Frontage Road, Forsyth. bringing cascading sheets of rain to renew As Joe and Sara Reed did a little summer traveling, they shared a moment with former U.S. President James Monroe. Pictured is Sara showing Monroe (otherwise known as "5" and currently firmly ensconced in Rapid Ci6/,'S.D near Mount Rush- more, for which he didn't make the cut) his namesake newspaper. He doffed his top hat to all those respon- sible for such a fine publica- tion. Register online at www. mocorec.org or call 478- 994-7795for i !formation. June 24-27 Tumbling/Dance Camp, Grades K-5th, 3:30-5 p.m. Instructor: Canaille Walston Location: Monroe Co. Recreation Youth Center Cheerleading Camp, Ages 6-12, 5:30-7 p.m. Instructor: Annie Horne & Cheer Dawgs Location: Monroe Co. Recreation Youth Center July 8-11 Softball Camp, All Youth age groups, 6-8 p.m. Instructor: Hannah Grossman Location: Mary Persons Softball Complex STEM Camp, Grades 3-5, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Instructors: Caitlin Greene & Kelley Sparks Location: Monroe Co. Recreation Youth Center July 8-12 CampABLE ($20 fee), Ages 5-21 (Special Needs Camp) Instructor: Elizabeth Holloway (Contact ehoolo- way416@yahoo.com for more information) Location: Monroe Co. Recreation Youth Center British Soccer Camp (There is a charge for this camp. Register at www. challengersports.com) Contact Monroe County Recreation Department for details. Location: Monroe County Recreation Depart- ment Football Fidd) Instructor: Yvonne Stroud Location: Monroe Co. Recreation Youth Center Karate Camp, Ages 3-6, 3-3:45 p.m. Ages 7-12, 3:45-4:30 p,m. Instructor: Michael Brewster Location: Monroe Co. Recreation Youth Center July 22-25 Girls Basketball Camp, Ages 8-14, 3-5 p.m. Instructor: Lamon McEI- haney Location: Monroe Co. Recreation Youth Center Boys Basketball Camp, Ages 8-14, 6-8 p.m. Instructor: Greg Nix Location: Monroe Co. Recreation Youth Center July 15-18 Science Camp, Grades Football Camp TBA, K-2nd, 10-11 a.m. Contact Recreation De- June 30 register children that af- Aug. 4-7 Ph~e Grove C.M.E. ternoon, enjoy the cookout Midway Baptist hem celebrates Missionary and bring something for Homecoming & Revival Program them to ride the slide. Va- Midway Baptist Church, Pine Grove C.M.E. cation Bible School, with Highway 41, Smart Church, 554 Pine Grove the theme "ROAR - Lifeinvites everyone to its Church Road, Culloden is Wild," will be Monday, Homecoming and Revival invites everyone to July 15-Frlday, July 19 services. The homecom- celebrate its Missionary from 6-8:30 p.m. A light ing message On Sunday, Program on Sunday, June supper will be provided Aug. 4 will be brought 30 at 11 a.m. The theme each night, by Pastor Paul Watts Sr. will be "Time is Winding at the regular 11 a.m. Down." The guest speaker July 10-13 service. Revival services will be Minister Lisa Sanctuary Baptist willwill be Aug. 5-7 at 7:30 Atwater of Tessie Hall hold VBS p.m. nightly, with three Baptist Church, Forsyth. The Sanctuary Baptist dynamite speakers for Dinner will be served Church, 12643 Highway the week: Monday, Aug. immediately after the 87, Juliette will have5 Pastor Carter Watts service. Vacation Bible School and the St. Mark Baptist Wednesday-Saturday, Church of Macon will be July 7, 15-19 July lO-July 13, from 6-8 the special guests. Pas- Maynard Baptist has p.m. on Wednesday- tor David Blalock and VBS Friday and from 11 a.m.-2 the Mt. Pleasant Baptist On Sunday, July 7 at p.m. on Saturday. The Church of Barnesville will 4:30 p.m. Maynard theme is Shipwrecked: be bringing the word Baptist Church, 1195 Rescued by Jesus. For on Tuesday, Aug. 6, and Juliette Road, will host a more information, visit on Wednesday, Aug. 7 pre-registration cookout www.vbspro.events/p/ Revival will climax with for Vacation Bible School, tskids or Facebook: The Pastor T.J. Head and the with hotdogs, hamburgers Sanctuary. Laodicea Baptist Church and the famous water- of Forsyth. slide. Parents are urged to June 26 Esoterica Todd Chambliss Kina Crawford Brian Drew June 30 Preston Lancaster Bonnie Morris Barbara Baswell Howell Virginia Remick Tommy & Dawn Zellner July ! June 27 Kameron Davis Corbin Dodd Albert G. Chambliss Nigel Wilder Kassidy Sikes Earl & Gay Hitt Ruth C. Ham Mr. & Mrs. Albert G. Hannah Woods Chambliss Mr. & Mrs. Daryl Pope Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Lawrence July 2 Hayes Rogers Mason Davis June 29 Cole Agnew Hill Daniel Clell & Dana Morris July 3 Dakota Wtlliams Tyler Cleveland Matthew Elijah Daniel Brian Cox Kenneth Waldrep Amanda J. Riley Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Brinkley Mr. & Mrs. Jimmy Cope- land Mr. & Mrs. John T. Howard II . This weeks birthdays and anniversaries are courtesy of Forsyth Lions Club calendar. To have your I nares'added to the calendar, contact Virginia Remick at 994-5426. ] ]-Children's bi~ffhday notices through age 12 and birrfh"ahn0uncements are published free of charge for I Ithe community. Email Diane Ghdewell at news "mymcr.net with information and picture. I k ;iii ]:Jr Tigerlily Singletary graduated from R. Kirk Landon Learning Center, Atlanta at Georgia Tech on May 23. She will be attending kindergarten at E. Rivers Elementary School in Atlanta in August. (E. Rivers is named for Eretus Rivers, a developer who donated land to the school.) 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