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How resilient are you, and how do you handle failure?

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I hope the Super Bowl is not a blow-out. I like watching a close game, or seeing a great comeback victory. The Seattle-Green Bay playoff game was a classic. The Seattle Seahawks, plagued by turnovers, were down 19-14 with around four minutes to go.

It was rainy and cold and the Packers had outplayed the Seahawks all afternoon. Then quarterback Russell Wilson led the Seahawks to two dramatic scores and a three-point lead; then the Packers tied it with Mason Crosby’s fifth field goal, sending the game into overtime. Read More»

Religion Briefs 01/28/15

COS will host Hope service Monday
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will host a Hope Service on Monday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. Karl Dietmeyer will offer his insights into Christian Love, working around the theme “Uncomfortable Comfortableness.” He will also conduct the Christ Our Shepherd Flute Choir and Joyful Noise Ringers as they provide special music. Holy Communion and prayers for healing anchor this service.

PTCUMC plans free preview of FPU Read More»

Peachtree City UMC’s 2nd annual GIC starts next week

Peachtree City United Methodist Church (PTCUMC) is gearing up for its 2nd Annual Global Impact Celebration (GIC), a major event for the church, which starts Thursday, Feb. 5.

Led by the Rev. Tamlyn Collins, associate pastor of Serve Ministries, and the GIC Planning Team, the extended weekend is planned for Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 5-8. Read More»

Happy 100th!

Jean Koon, a charter member of Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City, celebrated her 100th birthday recently. Members of the congregation honored her on Jan. 25 with a reception after the Sunday morning service. Photo/Special.

Jean Koon, a charter member of Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City, celebrated her 100th birthday recently. Members of the congregation honored her on Jan. 25 with a reception after the Sunday morning service. Photo/Special.

Marriage celebration event coming to FFUMC Saturday

“Pathways to the Heart … Pathways to Growth,” an informative marriage celebration event for couples of all ages and stages of life, is coming to Fayetteville First United Methodist Church on Jan. 31 from 1 to 8:30 p.m. Childcare is provided at no charge.

Better Marriages of Georgia will partner with FFUMC to present three workshops, a romantic dinner and an evening concert to foster healthy marriages by offering insight, practical ideas and quality time for couples. Read More»

Line Creek Baptist to host Jubalheirs in concert Friday

Line Creek Baptist Church will host The Jubalheirs in concert Friday, Jan. 30, at 4 and 7 p.m., at the church on Bob Smith Road in Sharpsburg.

Jubalheirs is a female chorus for ministers of music, organists, pianists and others who are involved in the music programs of Baptist Churches. The group sings under the direction of Jon Duncan, the specialist, music and worship ministries, Georgia Baptist Convention. The varied program consists of hymns, spirituals and anthems.

The Jubalheir Handbells perform under the direction of Beth Humber. Read More»

Stephen Ministry leader

Joyce Pilch

Joyce Pilch has been commissioned a Stephen Ministry leader at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. She recently attended an intense week of training in Orlando, Fla., to prepare her for her new responsibilities. A member of Christ Our Shepherd since 1999, Pilch is a native of Bangdong, Indonesia. She has served as a Stephen Minister for several years. In her new role she fills a vacancy created by the retirement of Carole Lynch, who became a Stephen leader the same year Pilch joined Christ Our Shepherd. Photo/Special.

Providence UMC to host Winshape marriage retreat next week

Providence United Methodist Church will host a marriage retreat, “Wholehearted Marriage,” led by Matt and Nicole Turvey of Winshape Marriage, on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6 and 7. The retreat is for couples of all ages. The cost is $25 per couple and childcare is included.

Friday’s session will meet from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. with coffee and dessert included. Saturday’s session will meet from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. with continental breakfast included. Read More»

Christian band to perform at SDA church

OBB, a contemporary Christian band, will perform at Peachtree City Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church, on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $8 in advance (groups of 10 or more are only $6 in advance) and $10 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ptcsda.com.

For more information about OBB, go to www.obbmusic.com. Peachtree City SDA Church is at 4957 East Ga. Highway 34, Sharpsburg.

Fayette Emergency Management plans faith-based conference

Fayette County Emergency Management announced its third annual Fayette County Faith Based Conference, Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Heritage Christian Church, 2130 Redwine Rd., Fayetteville. There is no charge to attend.

Conference topics will include:

• 2014 ice storm, lessons learned;
• Georgia Power storm response overview;
• Personal preparedness in your home;
• CPR training;
• EBOLA - Get the facts;
• National Weather Service;
• FEMA guest speaker;
• Preparing for functional needs population; and more. Read More»

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