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Discover Point Church hosts Christmas day dinner, 2:30 p.m.

Discover Point Church hosts Christmas day dinner, 2:30 p.m.

IN BRIEF: Discover Point Church will be serving a Christmas dinner on Thursday, Dec. 25, from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at 1605 Ga. Hwy 138, located across from LA Fitness and Chick-fil-A.

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Celebrate the Festival of Lights, with food!

Celebrate the Festival of Lights, with food!

The Jewish celebration of Hanukah is often associated with the Christian holiday of Christmas, but that association has little to do with the significance of each holiday and more to do with the timing. Each is celebrated at the end of the year when the holiday season has hit full swing. But much like the story of Christmas, the story of Hanukah is a rich one.

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Posted: dec. 20, 2014 7:29 p.m. | Updated: dec. 20, 2014 8:18 p.m.
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Kwanzaa: Honoring community

Kwanzaa: Honoring community

It was during the peak of the civil rights movement that the cultural holiday of Kwanza was born. Unlike other similar holidays such as Hanukah and Christmas, Kwanzaa is not based upon religious association. This holiday was created to celebrate the life and the heritage of African culture seen in African and Pan African communities around the world.

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Posted: dec. 20, 2014 7:36 p.m.
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Rainbow Ministries to distribute free food Dec. 27

The Rainbow Covenant Ministries, of Newton County, will be distributing 40,000 pounds of food from the Atlanta Food Bank Saturday, Dec. 27. Originally the distribution was scheduled for Dec. 20 but postponed due to predicted inclement weather.

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Posted: dec. 19, 2014 12:22 p.m.
Springfield Baptist food giveaway Dec. 16-19

Springfield Baptist food giveaway Dec. 16-19

UPDATE: Springfield Baptist's 100,000 pounds of food was fully distributed by Wednesday, Dec. 17. The church was able to sponsor the food for 100 families in need chosen by Rockdale County Public Schools and 100 families chosen by Rockdale Emergency Relief among the families it helped during this quarter's food distribution. SBC holds a free food distribution once every three months.

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Posted: dec. 11, 2014 11:52 a.m.
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