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Register for summer fitness classes at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church

 

Registration is LIVE for Summer JF Fitness that starts May 18! They are offering a lot of new and great options. Choose from 58 classes with superb instructors, childcare and more. All for just $3.75 a class!

For class offerings, more information and registration, visit www.johnsonferry.org/adultsports.

 

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Sunday is Family Fun Day for Rise Up! for Christ

 

RISE UP! and WinShape Camps are hosting a Family Fun Day this Sunday, March 22, 1-4pm at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church. Inflatables, crafts, games, and samples of the camp recreation skills will happen and 8 full WinShape day camp scholarships will be given out. 

Johnson Ferry Baptist Church is located at 955 Johnson Ferry Road in East Cobb.

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Mothers and Sons welcome at JFBC event

 

QUEST:  Called. Chosen. Faithful. Mothers and sons are invited to attend this Johnson Ferry Baptist Church event on Sunday, March 15th from 6-8:30pm.

Enjoy a night full of laughter, teamwork, and purpose and celebrate moms and sons and the adventure God has placed in every young man’s heart. Tickets on sale now.

Keynote entertainer is speaker Brandon Rushin as “Coach Bobcat” who brings a hilarious, engaging, and impactful message. Experience a mom/son team-building adventure planned by Camp Highland that just might push mom out of her comfort zone.

Event designed for K-8th grade boys. Cool dri-fit T-shirts for all registered sons.

Tickets are $20 for mom/son, $5 for each additional son, $30 family maximum. Click here to purchase tickets.

Moms and Sons Mission Project:  Bring items to fill Easter Baskets for Foster Children in Georgia’s Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS).Suggested items include: children’s books, coloring books, crayons, small cars, Legos, board games, and candy.

Questions? Contact Melissa McBrayer in the JFBC Women’s Ministry Office at Melissa.McBrayer@jfbc.org

 

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Struggling? Tell God about it.

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Listen, love and pray at the Night of Hope at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, held the second Thursday of every month. Drop-in between 7-8:30pm to the Student Center South for a unique evening of personal worship and prayer. All are welcome.

For more information visit johnsonferry.org. Johnson Ferry Baptist Church is located at 955 Johnson Ferry Rd, Marietta, GA 30068 in East Cobb.

 

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Run the JFBC Polar Bear Run this Saturday

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The 27th annual Polar Bear Run is scheduled for Saturday, January 31, 2015. The Polar Bear Run is sponsored by and held at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road in Marietta/East Cobb. The Polar Bear Run benefits high school music students who participate in Johnson Ferry Baptist Church’s Student Music mission trips/choir tours.

The winter race began in 1989 and was originally held on the Mercer University campus in Atlanta, benefitting Easter Seals. Johnson Ferry began hosting the Polar Bear Run in 1992, after being approached to take over the race. The first race had 300 participants, and has steadily grown to its current 2,000 participant limit.

Proceeds from the race benefit members of Johnson Ferry High School Student Music who need financial assistance for the annual Mission/Choir Tour. Students rehearse weekly to learn songs, drama skits, and dance routines to use both in local worship and tour opportunities. In past years, students have traveled to New York City, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Poland,
Dallas, and Washington, DC, just to name a few. This race will be one of the most enjoyable January, cold-weather runs you will ever participate in! Not only does it offer runners a fast, flat course, but the fun, food, and great looking long-sleeve technical t-shirt, make this a must run! Only the running is outdoors; the rest of the time, you stay in the warm surroundings of the church’s Activities Center. Times for 2K & 5K will be recorded using finish-line chip timing devices.

Registration fee for the 5K & 2K races are $30; Cub Run (age 2-5 only) is $20; Phantom Runner (Don’t make me sweat! – just send me the shirt) is $30. Race packet pickups are Friday, January 30, 9am – 7pm at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Room 105; and, Saturday, January 31, beginning at 6:30am in the Johnson Ferry Baptist Church’s Activities Center. For more information, visit polarbear-run.com.

 

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Sparkle a new you this January with Jacynta Harb

Jacynta Harb’s Sparkle classes are coming to Johnson Ferry Baptist Church this January. From January to May, join Jacynta on Mondays at 6:30pm or Thursdays at 9:45am to Sparkle a New You. Lose weight, learn lots of valuable nutrition information, explore the emotional side of weight loss and have fun with tours and guest speakers.

Cost is $150 for the 16 week course, just $8.82 per week.

To register or for more information, contact Jacynta Harb, Sparkle a New You, at 404 242 5062

 

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JFBC Christmas Festival is this weekend

Kick off the Christmas season at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church for their Christmas Festival Choir and Orchestra Concert December 13-14. Concerts will be held at 4pm and 7pm each day.

Johnson Ferry Baptist Church is located at 955 Johnson Ferry Road in East Cobb. For more information call 770-973-6561 or visit johnsonferry.org.

 

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Enjoy Carols by Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight, featuring the Georgia Festival Chorus and directed by Frank Boggs, will be held December 4, 7:30-9:30pm, at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta. For more information call 770-973-6561 or visit www.johnsonferry.org.

 

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JFBC Magnolia Ball celebrates seniors

The Johnson Ferry Jazz Band, under the direction of Dr. Brian Hedrick

The Johnson Ferry Jazz Band, under the direction of Dr. Brian Hedrick

What do you get when you put 175 residents of local Assisted Living Communities, a great Jazz Band, and good food together?  The answer:  Johnson Ferry Baptist Church’s annual Magnolia Ball!

And that occurred on Sunday, October 5, when guests from Arbor Terrace of East Cobb, Atria of Paces Ferry, Benton House in Woodstock, Bickford of Marietta, Chambrell of Roswell, Elmcroft, Freedom Pointe, Parc at Piedmont, Sunrise of East Cobb and The Jewish Tower came together in the Fellowship Hall of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church at 955 Johnson Ferry Road in Marietta, GA.

The Johnson Ferry Jazz Band, under the direction of Dr. Brian Hedrick, and guest vocalist, Andrea Mueller, had the guests packing the dance floor to jazz favorites, such as Take the A Train, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, and Summertime. Before and after the Jazz Band performed, Tom Olsen, pianist at Sunrise East Cobb, played memorable 1930’s and ‘40’s standards, such as Sentimental Journey.

Between songs, guests enjoyed light refreshments, including dessert cookies donated by Arbor Terrace of East Cobb and bananas foster, demonstrated by Brian Knapp, chef at Atria of Paces Ferry.  John Morgan Photography took professional photos of the guests.

Each year residents are asked about their unfulfilled dreams and two to three residents have their “dreams” filled by Johnson Ferry Church.  This year, Gene Sullivan of Atria, who said his favorite place is the dance floor, was awarded free dance lessons from Atlanta Dance on Roswell Road.

Dale Elbert Jones of Parc at Piedmont, who will be 100 in early November, had a dream that his “Ole Bull” model violin be played by an expert.  This violin was purchased by his grandfather from a tramp while enroute to Arizona in 1886.  Dale later inherited the damaged violin and completely restored it.  His dream was accomplished when Colleen Lively, a local violinist and violin teacher at Johnson Ferry Conservatory of Music, performed the song, When I Fall in Love, on Dale’s heirloom violin.

Sonia Lohmeyer of Sunrise of East Cobb was the third “dream” recipient, but was unable to attend this year’s Ball.  She will receive her dream later this month.

Also honored was Jim Neyland, who was celebrated by Johnson Ferry for his years of ministry to local assisted living communities.

Over 100 members of Johnson Ferry Church volunteer to make the Magnolia Ball a joyful experience for local seniors.  Next year’s Ball will be held in early October 2015 and all local area seniors are invited.

Spend Labor Day at Holy Smoke BBQ Festival at Johnson Ferry Baptist

 

Forget the backyard cookout, give your grill a rest this Labor Day and head to the Holy Smoke BBQ and Music Festival sponsored by the Men of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church on Monday, September 1, 2014, 11am-5pm. FREE admission and parking!

Enjoy barbecue from Williamson Brothers for $5, live music, BBQ cooking contest, kids games, vendors, a silent auction, classic car show and more. Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta.  More info:  770-794-2972 or www.johnsonferry.org/holysmoke.

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