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Moving to Coweta

(L-R) Roy Eveland, John Krause, Russ Crawford, Tim Ruck, (vice chairman of the Service Committee), Russ Pakulski, and Darrin Simmonds. Photo/Special.

Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City has purchased 17 acres of property on Ga. Hwy. 34 in Sharpsburg for a future church home. Erecting a new sign recently on the property were Property Committee members (L-R) Roy Eveland, John Krause, Russ Crawford, Tim Ruck, (vice chairman of the Service Committee), Russ Pakulski, and Darrin Simmonds. Photo/Special.

Sandy Creek Baptist plans homecoming celebration

Historic Sandy Creek Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 21. The community is invited.

The worship service will begin at 11 a.m. with special music by The Jonathans, followed by a covered dish meal.

Sandy Creek Baptist was established in 1882 on two acres of land purchased for “the sum of $1 and good will” from Archibald T. MacIntyre.

Very early records of the church do not exist but it is known that the first building burned and another was built in its place. Read More»

Holy Trinity will offer end of life seminar next month

Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City will offer a free End of Life seminar in two sessions next month, a program that “will empower individuals, families and caregivers with an understanding of the respect and dignity of life in light of church teaching.”

The program will examine the legal, medical, liturgical, spiritual and emotional issues surrounding end of life events.

Those attending may choose from a morning session which to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. until noon, or the evening session to be offered on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 7-9 p.m. Read More»

Ackerson joins staff of COS

Kerry Ackerson

Kerry Ackerson has joined the staff at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church as director of Equipping Ministries.

After a career in marketing, she served as director of ministry at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Marietta from 2005-2014.

At Christ Our Shepherd her responsibilities will include equipping volunteers for ministry, incorporating new members into congregational life, and supporting small group ministry.

She and her husband Peter live “in the country” with their cows, dogs, cats, and chickens.

Bethany’s homecoming is Sept. 21

Bethany United Methodist Church will celebrate its Homecoming Sunday, Sept. 21, with a service at 10:45 a.m. and a covered dish dinner at noon. Pastor Cole Altizer will preach the sermon.

Bethany, one of the older churches in Fayette County, was established about 1856 in the old Fife Community in north Fayette County. The present building was dedicated May 20, 1900. Many early settlers rest in the cemetery across the street from the church, presently on Rivers Road in north Fayette County.. Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/10/14

COS seniors plan ‘rah rah’ evening
Senior Go-Getters at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will host a “Rah Rah Evening” on Sept. 12. All are encouraged to wear school colors, wave collegiate banners, and compete for bragging rights. Chef Matt Preble will provide dinner of “comfort food” at a cost of $10. To make reservations or ask questions, email djmorris1@gmail.com.  All post-55 seniors are welcome.


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Registration now open for Providence UMC’s motorcycle rally

Bubba Cathy (L), executive vice-president for Chick-fil-A, was joined by  Elaine and Deon Prinsloo for a ride to Cherohala Skyway during last year’s  rally4thekidz. This year’s rally will start at Providence UMC and end in Stecoah, N.C.  Photo/Special.

Registration is now open for the 2nd annual, “rally4thekidz,” an Oct. 23-26 motorcycle rally hosted by Providence United Methodist Church to raise funds for kidz2leaders, Inc.

Riders from the southside of Atlanta will leave from Providence at 9 a.m. on Oct. 23 to meet up with the rest of the group at Mt. Bethel UMC in Marietta. The group will ride from Marietta to their home base for the weekend, the Iron Horse Motorcycle Lodge in Stecoah, N.C.

Throughout the weekend bikers will ride famous motorcycle routes, including Tail of the Dragon and the Cherohala Skyway.
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North Fayette UMC will host 5K, craft fair, BBQ

North Fayette United Methodist Church will hold its 8th annual “Find Your Way 5K,” craft fair, and chicken barbecue on Saturday, Sept. 27.

The 5K event is officially timed and trophies are awarded based on age classes.

There is also a provision for walkers (5K and one mile) and a kids’ fun run. Phantom runners are also accepted.

Crafts will be displayed in tents around the church yard and barbecued chicken (1/2 or 1/4 chicken) will be available.

Proceeds will fund the various ministries for the North Fayette community. Read More»

Mount Olive Baptist will host ‘Gospel Under the Stars’

Mount Olive Baptist Church will host its largest gospel event in 2014, “Gospel Under The Stars, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. The event will feature male quartet groups, male choirs, tag team preaching, Olympic style games, raffles, food and fun.

“Just bring your blankets and lawn chairs and share in this spiritual extravaganza,” a spokesperson said.

Vendors will also be present. Admission is free.

The church is at 1565 Ga. Hwy. 92 North, Fayetteville. Read More»

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