Marcia Meikle appointed senior warden at Nativity

Marcia Meikle

Marcia Meikle has been appointed senior warden of Episcopal Church of the Nativity. Meikle succeeds Debbie Macdonald, who served in the post for the past year. The senior warden is the highest ranking lay member in an Episcopal Church parish.

Originally from Jamaica, Meikle has been a member of Nativity since 1994. She has served as senior warden and a vestry member in the past, and is now beginning the final year of a three-year vestry term to which she was elected in 2012. Meikle, a registered nurse, is a case management educator for Tenet Healthcare.

Pinestraw & fertilizer sale continues at PTCUMC

The United Methodist Men at Peachtree City United Methodist Church are taking orders for their 35th Annual Fertilizer and Pine Straw Sale.

The UMM Breakfast Sales Kick-off was Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Windgate Campus.

Delivery dates will be the first two Saturdays in March.

Products are priced comparably to big box retailers in the area and the men deliver to individual yards free of charge. Read More»

Holy Trinity church to host trail run next month

Holy Trinity Catholic Church will host a Trinity Trail Run on March 1.

All 5K and 2K participants will receive a t-shirt and complimentary breakfast of pancakes and tamales.

The top three male/female winners of each age group in the 5K will receive awards.

Proceeds of the race will benefit teens who will work this summer for Catholic Heart Work Camp and Amigos for Christ, two organizations dedicated to the revitalization of communities throughout the United States and Nicaragua.

Registration is $25 until Feb. 16 and $30 from Feb. 16 - March 1. Read More»

Hopewell UMC women will offer Craft and Coffee event in March

Hopewell Methodist Women invite the community to participate in their upcoming “Craft and Coffee” event to be held Sunday, March 23, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the church.

The craft project will be a beautiful wooden bangle bracelet decoupaged with special paper to make it unique.

Each participant will create a one-of-a-kind bangle for personal use or as a gift for someone else.

The cost for supplies and instruction is $10 per person. The group will get to know each other as they work, sip coffee, and enjoy homemade coffee cake. Read More»

ESL classes meet each Friday

Free ESL (English as a Second Language) classes for adults will meet weekly through May 16 at Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, PCA, in Peachtree City.

Students can join at any time. Classes are held on Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Childcare is provided. Carriage Lane is at 101 Carriage Lane just off Ga. Hwy. 54. For more information call 770-631-4618 or look under Outreach at

Why ‘Snow-mageddon’?

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“Snow-mageddon.” That’s what many tagged our horrific encounter with the snow, ice, and traffic fiasco of last week. Do you know why this word is invented for such events and where it comes from? Well, let me put on my “theologian’s hat” and take us through some pretty intriguing and often controversial territory. I am not an expert on this topic, but here is how I understand it.

The original word is Armageddon, a name occurring only once in the Bible and designating the place, Mount Megiddo, where the last great epic battle of the ages, good vs. evil, will take place (Revelation 16:16). Read More»

PTCUMC’s Global Impact Celebration starts today

Peachtree City United Methodist Church’s Global Impact Celebration (GIC) starts this evening at its Worship Ministry Center, 225 Robinson Rd. The event continues through Feb. 9.

The celebration is open to the public and will feature speakers from around the world and around the neighborhood, with events for all ages.

More than 20 missionary guests will participate, including local organizations like Fayette Samaritans, Healing Bridge Clinic and Square Foot Ministry, as well as regional and international organizations. Call 770-487-6499 to register; most events are free. Read More»

Religion Briefs 02/05/14

LDS plans Valentine Dance
The Peachtree City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) will host an Adult (ages 18 and up) Valentines Dance Saturday, Feb. 8, from 7 – 10 p.m., at the church, 101, Peachtree Pkwy. South. There is  no charge; everyone is welcome.

COS will have ‘soul music’ service Read More»

Bondservant Bible Study class rescheduled; starts tomorrow

Potential Bondservant Bible studyers are invited to several informal, informative, and informational mini-receptions, all scheduled for Thursday mornings from Feb. 6 through May 29, anytime between 10 and 11:30 a.m.

Come and get a cup of coffee or tea, and leaf through a complete copy of the Bible Study and talk with the authors, Pastor Knox and Dr. Dee Herndon. Read More»

Three new vestry members elected at Nativity Episcopal

Shown from left are Hazel Hinkson, Joan Tillirson, Louis LeBlanc, Marcia Meikle, Vic Cornetto, the Rev. Rita Henault, Ron Gross (vestry clerk), and Fred Dennis, junior warden. Photo/Special.

Three new members have been named to the vestry (governing board) of Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville.

Hazel Hinkson and Louis LeBlanc were elected to three-year terms. Joan Tillirson was named to complete the one year remaining in the term of a vestry member who has resigned.

The election was held Sunday, Jan. 26 at the annual parish meeting. Presiding was the Rev. Rita L. Henault, who on Feb. 1 will mark her seventh year as Nativity’s rector. Read More»