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Mental illness and There Is Hope

Justin Kollmeyer's picture

Today I write to you about an important new ministry that is present and active here in Fayette County. This ministry is “There Is Hope.” Its founder and leader is Fayette County resident Pastor Gary Taber, who is quick to tell us that his passion for this ministry comes from personal experience within his own family. What I will do here today is share with you what Pastor Gary presents as he talks about the growing and vital need for this ministry. Read More»

St. Christopher’s offers Greek pastries for the holidays

Just in time for the holidays, St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church in Peachtree City is having its 2014 Holiday Greek Pastry Sale to benefit the Philoptochos Society (Friends of the Poor).

Available for sale will be: Spanakopita, $10 per dozen; Tiropita, $10 per dozen; Baklava, $18 per dozen; Kourambiethes, $15 per dozen; Melomakarona, $15 per dozen; Koulourakia $8 per dozen; sampler mixed dozen, $20 per box.

Order deadline is Nov. 10. Pick up dates are Friday Nov. 21 from 3 – 6 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 22, from 9 a.m. – noon at 313 Dividend Dr., Peachtree City. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/15/14

Fundraiser for the Bounds family set
Eleventh Hour Call Ministries in Fayetteville will host a fund raising benefit and community-wide gathering for the Randy Bounds family which has suffered personal tragedies and financial setbacks recently. The event will be held at 383 Fayette Place in Fayetteville on Saturday, Oct. 18, beginning at 6 p.m., and will feature music, inspirational word and fellowship. For more information, contact Wanda Hawkins, 770 - 842 - 4604.

Men’s breakfast set at Dogwood Read More»

Good neighbors

Karen Hoyt, director of Children’s Ministries at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone, worked with the children and adults to clean up the courtyard at Robert J. Burch Elementary last month.

Karen Hoyt, director of Children’s Ministries at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone, worked with the children and adults to clean up the courtyard at Robert J. Burch Elementary last month. The group worked intensely for a couple of hours pulling weeds, digging up small trees and manicuring the area. The church and the school are neighbors on Jenkins Road in Tyrone. The church has pledged to support the school throughout the year. Photo/Special.

Money, schedules, family to be discussed at Summit’s upcoming dinner meetings

The Summit Church will offer three dinner meetings, Oct. 19, Jan. 11, and May 17, all at 6 p.m., to discuss managing money, dealing with crazy schedules and family. Each meeting will feature a different speaker.

The Rev. John Westlund, campus pastor at Middle Tennessee State University, will speak at the October meeting. Westlund will speak on “What in the World Am I Going to Do About Money?”

He is married to Holly Huggins Westlund and they have three children. Read More»

PTC Christian Women’s Ministry will host Women of Faith live simulcast Nov. 7 & 8

Women’s ministry leaders (L-R) Anna Brown, Amanda Gonzales and Lisa Fodero prepare for the big simulcast event at Peachtree City. Christian Church. Photo/Special.

Members of Peachtree City Christian Church Women’s Ministry are busy preparing for hundreds of women in the surrounding area to attend the Women Of Faith – Survival to Revival 2014 Live Simulcast on Friday, Nov. 7, from 7 - 9 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the church, 500 Kedron Dr. in Peachtree City.

Tickets for the event are $30 and can be purchased online at www.ptc3.com/women-of-faith/ or in the church office.

The doors will open an hour early and Roly Poly will provide box lunches for $7. Read More»

Providence offers special program for single parents

After hosting Divorce Care classes for the past nine years, Providence United Methodist Church now has a special program, The Umbrella, for all single parents in the community.

Classes meet at 9:30 or 10:45 a.m. every Sunday in room 106. Free nursery, children and teen classes are provided during both classes.

Interested parents should email their interest to umbrella@provumc.com. Read More»

Higher Ground Group’s panel discussion hopes to inspire positive change for Coweta 26

The Higher Ground Group, comprised of an assembly of four long-time Atlanta faith leaders who share common experiences and lead positive change, will travel to Newnan in November to spark new ideas and offer fresh perspectives on issues facing the metro area, nation and world.

Higher Ground will hold a discussion panel in the sanctuary of Newnan Presbyterian Church, 38 Greenville St., Newnan, on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 7 - 8 p.m. Groups from all faith institutions and walks of life are encouraged to attend. Read More»

Braves’ letdown reminds us of life’s reality

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

Growing up, my Mom used to tell us boys, “Don’t expect too much and you won’t be disappointed.”

I guess we Braves fans expect too much. The successful run of the 1990s and early 2000s spoiled us, and now we feel the Braves let us down when they don’t make the playoffs.

This season’s September meltdown was downright disappointing, if not disastrous. Glancing at empty stands during television broadcasts in the final month, a lot of people obviously had the same feelings. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/08/14

Woolsey’s AWANA event set for tonight
Woolsey Baptist Church, 115 Hampton Rd. in Fayetteville, will have AWANA Parent’s Night on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 6:30 p.m.  A Chick-fil-A dinner will be served for $2 per person. Contact the church office, 770- 461- 9618 or visit  http://www.woolseybaptist.org/ for more info.

Fall Gospel Meetings start tomorrow Read More»

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