Church Digest July 12-18

7/12/2013, 9:17 a.m.

Emory to Host Youth Workshop

ATLANTA – Emory University’s Candler School of Theology will host “Entering the Waters: A Workshop Featuring Religion and Culture Remix” on July 12 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) at the school, 1531 Dickey Drive.

The Youth Theological Initiative will discuss how to minister to youth by helping them make wise decisions regarding popular culture -- including Hip Hop music and Reality TV.

The $10 registration fee includes lunch.

For more information, call 404-727-4180 or visit http://yti.emory.edu/entering-the-waters-workshop/.

Nancy Guinn Memorial Library Hosts Traveling Exhibition

Conyers, Ga. – “Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible,” Nancy Guinn Memorial Library, 864 Green Street, Conyers 30012. The exhibit on July 12th is organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library and the American Library Association Public Programs office to mark the 400th anniversary of the publication of the KJB, traveling exhibition made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

For more information, visit www.manifoldgreatness.org

Radcliffe to Host Etiquette Workshops

ATLANTA – Radcliffe Presbyterian Church will host “ESP2 12: Etiquette, Social Graces and Practical Skills” on July 13 (9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)  at the church, 286 Hamilton E. Holmes Drive.

The free series of workshops will include sessions on:  public speaking and first impressions, health and nutrition, etiquette and table manners, grooming and style, self-esteem and spirituality for youth ages 10 – 18.

 For more information, call 404-799-5089 or email tpe705@yahoo.com

Hillside Freedom Sunday Panel Discussion

ATLANTA – The Impact of Adolescent Behavior on Society: Myth vs. Facts will be presented Sunday, July 14th by the Hillside Freedom Ministry from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Representatives from CDC, Juvenile Court, Juvenile Justice, and educators will be present. Adults and youth are welcomed.

World Changers Hosts ‘The Gathering’

College Park, Ga. – World Changers Church International and Creflo Dollar Ministries will host “The Gathering” conference July 15 – 19 at the church, 2500 Burdett Road.

The conference will include “life changing” sessions for the entire family with religious artists and speakers from around the world.

Tickets are $50 for families, $20 for adults, and $10 for children and teens.

For more information and to register, call 866-477-7683 or email TheGathering@WorldChangers.org.

Elizabeth Baptist Hosts Conference

ATLANTA – Elizabeth Baptist Church will host its Women of Worship (WOW) Conference July 16 - 18 (7 p.m.) at the church, 4245 Cascade Road.

The conference theme is “Off Da Chain:  Break through the unhealthy chains of life, and live the power of your God-given potential.”

The event is free and includes child care for infants and kids through age 17.

For more information and to register, call 404-691-3146 or email WOW@ElizabethBaptist.org

FAMA Hosts Interfaith Worships

ATLANTA – The Faith Alliance of Metro Atlanta (FAMA) invites you to interact with people of 4 different faiths and to the experience of 4 different worships on July 19. Tours of the worship facilities and a private Q & A with those leading the worship are included.

For more information and to register, visit www.faithallianceofmetroatlanta.org

The Atlanta Gospel Fest

ATLANTA – This event on July 26 and 27 at The Georgia International Convention Center (2000 Convention Center Concourse, Atlanta, Ga. 30337) includes concerts from favorite gospel artists, workshops and seminars, and networking opportunities.

Admission for many of the general festival events is free, while tickets will be sold for admission to the special workshops, concerts, and the black tie reception and awards banquet.

For a full schedule of events and ticket information, visit www.Atlantagospelfest.com