CONYERS, Ga. -- Rockdale County Chairman Richard Oden has teamed up with Andy Peabody, Executive Director at Rockdale Emergency Relief, Senior Pastor Eric W. Lee and Minister Brian Russell of Springfield Baptist Church, and other civic and community organizations to host the third annual Walk By Faith event.
The 1.1 mile-walk will start on Sat., Jan. 4 at the Salem Gate Plaza parking lot in Conyers near Highway 138 and Old Salem Road and will conclude at Springfield Baptist Church, 1877 Iris Drive. The staging will take place at 9 a.m.
The group is asking participants to bring 5 or more dry or canned good items so that the community can fill the local food pantry shelves.
The Ray Davis Middle School marching band will play music while leading the walk to Springfield.
“This is a great first event of the year for the community to come together on one accord with positive, powerful energy” Chairman Oden said.