Religion Briefs 05/25/11
Whitewater plans Spring Fling Saturday
Whitewater Church will have its Spring Fling Saturday, May 28, at 7 p.m. There will be free moonwalks, a movie under the stars, hamburgers, hotdogs, popcorn and a bake sale. Everyone is invited to bring a blanket or chair and enjoy a family fun evening. Whitewater Church is at 1144 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville. For more information, visit www.whitewaterchurch.com.
‘100 Women in Red’ service set for May 29
Edgefield Church will have a “100 Women in Red” service on May 29 at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be the church’s own, Minister Lillian Williams. Edgefield is at 140 Church St. in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, call the church, 770-461-7388. Elder Eddie Thomas is senior pastor.
FCCF will host 5th Sunday celebration
The Fellowship of Christian Churches and Friends (FCCF) will host its regular Fifth Sunday Celebration on May 29, at 2:30 p.m. at Flat Rock African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Brian A. Hart, pastor of St. John A.M.E. Church in Fairburn. The FCCF exists to promote unity among churches in the southern suburbs of Atlanta. The current FCCF President is the Rev. Melvin Ware of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Flat Rock is at 148 Old Chapel Lane, Fayetteville. The senior pastor is the Rev. Ed Johnson.
Word of God Lutheran changes worship time
Members of Word of God Lutheran Church will change their time of Sunday worship to 9:30 a.m. beginning Sunday, May 29. Regular sunday School classes will not meet during the summer. Members meet at 303 Kelly Dr., Suite 10, Peachtree City.
Fayette Family Church plans picnic
Fayette Family Church will have a Memorial Day Picnic, Sunday, May 29 at noon, immediately following the 10:45 a.m. worship service. The event will feature a cookout, karaoke, jumphouses, outdoor games, and more. Those planning to attend are requested to bring lawn chairs and to dress casual. FFC is at 1729 Ga. Hwy. 54 West, between Fayetteville and Peachtree City. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770-461-6235.
The Summit will host yard sale June 4
The Summit Church on Ga. Highway 92 South will hold a “Youth Trip Yard Sale” Saturday, June 4, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the church’s youth mission trip this summer. Donations of slightly used and discarded items will be accepted Wednesday, June 1, and Friday, June 3 from 5-7 p.m. Call the church, 770-460-3335, for pickup of large items. The church is at 1373 Ga. Hwy. 85 South, Fayetteville.
St. Paul Lutheran announces VBS
St. Paul Lutheran Church will have Vacation Bible School beginning June 13. The theme is “Big Jungle Adventure.” VBS is for children from 3 years old to fifth grade. For more information or to register, visit the church website, www.stpaulptc.org.
S.A.G.E. heads for Stone Mountain
The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First UMC will travel to Stone Mountain for an outing from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 22. The cost is $25 plus “lunch on your own” at one of the Stone Mountain Park restaurants. Reservations and payment are due no later than June 15 at noon in the church office. The trip is dependent on a minimum of 15 persons participating. The church is across from the Fayette County Courthouse in downtown Fayetteville.
Brooks UMC preschool opens registration
Brooks United Methodist Preschool is taking registration for the 2011-2012 school year. The preschool is for children ages 1 – 4 years. The director is Lynn Lee. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 770-719-7593. Brooks UMC Preschool is just three miles south of where Ga. Highway 74 ends at Ga. Highway 85 near Starrs Mill. Turn onto Ga. 85 Connector from Highway 85 and go south for three miles. The church is on the corner of Ga. 85 Connector and Morgan Mill Road at 110 Morgan Mill Road.
Project Linus schedules meetings
The Fayette County “Project Linus” group will meet at Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 349 Kenwood Rd., Fayetteville, on the third Wednesday of each month from noon until 3 p.m., and on the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon. Those interested in making security blankets for seriously ill or traumatized children are invited to participate. For more information, contact Shirley Avery at 770-487-8974.
Summit Church offers free tutoring
The Summit tutoring program is a ministry that focuses on supporting, encouraging, and serving children in the community. The church offers free tutoring and homework help for children in elementary-high school, every Wednesday when school is in session. For more information, or to register child, contact: Carole Foran, 770-487-7655 or email@example.com.