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Religion Briefs 09/08/10

Holy Trinity starts GriefShare tonight
Griefshare, a 13-week Christian video/discussion support group for those who have lost a loved one, will be offered at Holy Trinity Church in Peachtree City beginning Wednesday, evening, Sept. 8 and Friday morning, Sept. 10. Each GriefShare session is self-contained so one can begin attending at any time. Sessions will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday mornings from 9:30-10:30 a.m. For more information and to pre-register, contact Gayle Reddy, 770-631-8251. Holy Trinity is at 101 Walt Banks Rd. on the corner of Walt Banks and Ga. Highway 54.

Free adult ESL classes offered in PTC
Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, PCA, in Peachtree City will offer English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults beginning Friday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 12. Classes will meet weekly through mid-May 2011. Students may join at any time. Class times are Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Sundays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with childcare available for Friday classes only. The church is at 101 Carriage Lane, Peachtree City. For more information call 770-631-4618 or look under Outreach at www.carriagelanepres.org.

Tribute gospel group to perform Friday
The Nashville-based Tribute Quartet, a Southern Gospel group, will perform at Line Creek Baptist Church in Coweta County this Friday at 7:30 p.m. The award-winning group was named by readers of The singing News Magazine’ as “2008 Breakthrough Artist of theYear” and later “The 2008 Horizon Group of the Year.” Line Creek is at 1488 Bob Smith Rd., just off Lower Fayetteville Road between Fischer Road and Ga. Highway 154. For more information, call 770-253-9393.

Nativity makes plans for Pet Fair
The Episcopal Church of the Nativity is making plans for the second annual Blessing of the Animals and Pet Fair in downtown Fayetteville by the Gazebo on Saturday, Oct. 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the blessing starting at 4 p.m. There will be pony rides, face painting, a clown, animal demonstrations and contests, food, a mini-petting zoo and much more. Pets of all kinds are welcome, however, they must be on a leash, in a carrying case or hand carried. All proceeds benefit the Fayette County Humane society.

Hawk your wares during NFUMC’s race
North Fayette United Methodist Church is offering spaces (10’ x 12’) for residents to hold individual craft, yard or antique sales, or for businesses and organizations to set up informational booths during its Annual 5K Run and Barbecue on Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Spaces are available at $25 for one space or $40 for two spaces. For further information or to rent a space, call Theresa McDonald, 770-716-5942, or email mcdonald5942@comcast.net.

‘Baggage Claim’ opens Sept. 17 at Harp’s
Harp’s Crossing Community Theater will present “Baggage Claim,” a modern parable, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 17, 18 and 19, at 7 p.m. at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church. Childcare will be provided for children up to eight years of age by reservation only. To reserve childcare, call 770-461-5318 or visit the website, www. harpscrossing.com. Admission is free. Harp’s Crossing is at 1183 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville.

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