Saturday, March 23, 2013
To make up for the cancellation, officials are inviting families to stop by the Decatur Visitor's Center for goody bags.
The Decatur Minute blog reports that the Easter Egg hunt scheduled for Saturday, March 22, has been canceled because of the forecast of inclement weather. However, the little ones can still enjoy some special treats. Here's the note from the city's blog: We invite you to stop by the Decatur Visitor’s Center, 113 Clairemont Ave., and pick up a treat bag, candy and Easter Bunny Ears. The Visitors Center is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Stay dry and enjoy your weekend! The Easter Egg Hunt had been scheduled to take place on the lawn at the Decatur First Baptist Church.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
She talked to a full sanctuary about her new book, "Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers."
About 800 people crowded into Decatur First Baptist Church on Monday night to hear writer Anne Lamott talk about her book, "Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers." The venue was appropriate, since the book is about spirituality. Lamott said she and her two brothers were raised by atheist parents but all three siblings ended up as Christians. She credited prayer with helping her become sober after years of heavy drinking and drug use. She appeared at the church last March to promote another book, ”Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son’s First Son.”
Saturday, November 17, 2012
She will talk about her new book, "Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers." It's a free event.
Monday, November 12, 2012
The church will hold a celebration this Sunday with a luncheon and special music.
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Monday, November 12, 2012
Decatur First Baptist Church sends along this informationa about an important upcoming event. The First Baptist Church of Decatur will celebrate its 150th anniversary on Sunday November 18. The celebration will include worship at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary followed by the 150th anniversary luncheon in the church’s Activities Building. Dr. Bill Leonard, the James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Professor of Church History from the Wake Forrest University School of Divinity, will speak at the worship service. Local attorney and former church member John Manning will speak at the luncheon, and the Lake Shore Quartet and the Mullins Family will perform. The church was started in the midst of the Civil War with help and …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Three Decatur churches are working together to present this interactive event about AIDS in Africa, as seen through the eyes of a child.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
The group was founded in 1948.
The Decatur Civic Chorus is one of the City of Decatur’s oldest and best-loved organizations, and their annual Christmas concert is a very special tradition – and a great start to the holiday season. The concert will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11, at Decatur First Baptist Church at 308 Clairemont Ave. The program will include "The Song of Christmas,” a selection of carols and music arranged by Roy Ringwald with narration by John Lemley of WABE Radio, and carols by John Rutter. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information, go to their web site at www.decaturcivicchorus.org. Christmas is only one of the occasions when this musical group performs. In addition to performing in Decatur and around the Southeast, the group …