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Religion Briefs 01/21/15

Stringham to be honored Sunday
Members of Fayetteville First Baptist Church will host a farewell fellowship in honor of Pastor Glenn Stringham and his family this Sunday, Jan. 25, at 6 p.m. The Stringhams’ community of friends is invited. Stringham recently announced his intention to retire from his position as pastor to senior adults effective Jan. 31.  He has served the church in that position for nearly 19 years.

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Epiphany pageant

Shown are (front row, L-R) Matthew Jones, Logan Greiner, Rose Whitaker and Gavin Bryan. On the middle row, (L-R) are Faith Macaluso, Isabella Macaluso and Aidan Whitaker. On the back row (L-R) are Andrew Fry, Nicky Macaluso, William Fry and Connor Macaluso. Photo/Special.

On Jan. 4, All Saints Anglican Church held its annual Epiphany Pageant. This year’s theme was “The Lost Meaning of Christmas.” With the help of Sherlock Holmes and his assistant, Dr. Watson, the true meaning of Christmas was found. Shown are (front row, L-R) Matthew Jones, Logan Greiner, Rose Whitaker and Gavin Bryan. On the middle row, (L-R) are Faith Macaluso, Isabella Macaluso and Aidan Whitaker. On the back row (L-R) are Andrew Fry, Nicky Macaluso, William Fry and Connor Macaluso. Photo/Special.

Holy Trinity to conduct poverty survival program

The Poverty Simulation Program called “Welcome to the State of Poverty” will be conducted on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 101 Walt Banks Road, Peachtree City.

The interactive program places participants into “families” or other roles and challenges them to survive with an income level below poverty level for one month.

The program is open to all church members, and any interested community members. Read More»

OBB band to play at SDA Church Jan. 28

Shown (L-R) are band members Jacob Oswald, Zach Oswald and Nich Oswald. Photo/Special.

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. Shown (L-R) are band members Jacob Oswald, Zach Oswald and Nich Oswald. Photo/Special.

Line Creek Baptist to host Jubalheirs in concert Jan. 30

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 for music and worship ministries of the Georgia Baptist Convention. The varied program consists of hymns, spirituals and anthems. Read More»

Providence to host Winshape marriage retreat next month

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 and in all stages of marriage.

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»

Methodist planning global impact program

Several speakers to be featured during long weekend

Peachtree City United Methodist Church is gearing up for its 2nd Annual Global Impact Celebration (GIC).

This extended weekend program from Feb. 5-8 will be led by the Rev. Tamlyn Collins, associate pastor of Serve Ministries, and the GIC Planning Team.

After last year’s inaugural event, the church saw a tremendous increase in mission support from members. Support for missions grew from $80,000 in 2013 to more than $465,000 between February and December 2014. Read More»

Healthy teeth, fit body and spiritual direction

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I visited the dentist last week and commented to my hygienist about the timing of my appointment. I’m getting my teeth cleaned right after eating all these Christmas sweets. My mouth must be full of sugar. Thankfully, no cavities, but one thing led to another.

She told me about a mother who gave her boys very little sugar. They couldn’t have candy, but they could have as many goldfish crackers as they wanted throughout the day. Turns out, the crackers were sticking to their teeth, the carbohydrates were turning to sugar, and the sugar was doing a number on their teeth. Read More»

FFBC’s Glenn Stringham announces retirement

Pastor Glenn Stringham

Pastor Glenn Stringham announced to the congregation of Fayetteville First Baptist Church his intention to retire from his position as pastor to senior adults effective Jan. 31. He has served the church in that position for nearly 19 years.

The church will host a farewell fellowship in honor of Stringham and his family Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. Their community of friends is invited.

Stringham and his family moved to Fayetteville from Hawaii where he was stationed with the U.S. Army. While there he served on staff of First Southern Baptist Church of Pearl Harbor. Read More»

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