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Oscar William Gardner of Fulton County

His family is sad to announce that Oscar William “Chris” Gardner most recently of Hampton passed away peacefully in his sleep October 4, 2014. He will be greatly missed by all. Read More»

Braves’ letdown reminds us of life’s reality

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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»

LDS Church to host career resource center

The LDS Church, 2021 Redwine Road in Fayetteville will host a career resource center beginning in October.

The center will be open to the public on Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Once a month seminars will also be held. The first seminar will be held Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.

For more information, call Sherry Turner, 678-516-6047, or email Sherryrefdesk@yahoo.com.

COS will host Oct. women’s retreat in PTC

Christ Our Shepherd women’s retreat planning team (L-R), Carol Jensen-Linton, Eileen Conrad, Sue Kunig, Carlyn Nankervis, Carol McGee. Photo/Special

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will sponsor a Women’s Retreat on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the church, 101 N. Peachtree Pkwy, Peachtree City. All women are invited. The theme is “Finding Balance.”

Planning team member Carol Jensen-Linton says, “The women will connect with one another as they learn how to deal with the ‘too much to do’ battles they face.”

Pre-registration is encouraged. The cost is $25 and covers food, workbook, programming materials, and childcare. Contact the church office for details, 770-487-8717.

BeVille to perform at Community Christian’s Coffee House Saturday

Community Christian Church will host a “Coffee House” event this Saturday, Oct. 11, from 6-7:30 p.m. with musical entertainment provided by singer/songwriter Amy BeVille.

BeVille has played with musicians David Allen Coe, Vassar Clements, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and others.

A donation of one canned good or nonperishable food item per person is required as an entrance fee.

A variety of coffees, teas, and soft drinks will be furnished.

Desserts will be available for a small price. All money and food items will be donated to the Fayette Samaritans food bank. Read More»

Summit to host 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?”

To register or for more information, call 770-460-3335, or email info@thesummitpc.net.

Hopewell UMC has new youth director

Branden Hubler

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone announces its new youth director, Branden Hubler, a McDonough native, who spent the past two years working with the youth program at Harvest Point UMC..

A graduate of Union Grove High School in McDonough, Hubler attended DeVry University and Georgia Perimeter College, where he obtained an associate degree. He plans to pursue a degree in pastoral ministries at a Christian college in the near future.

Hopewell is at 351 Jenkins Rd., across from Sandy Creek High. For more information contact the church, 770-306-7537.

Interfaith luncheon

Approximately 75 guests attended the luncheon, including Methodists, Islamics, Presbyterians, Lutherans, and Catholics.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints held its second interfaith luncheon as a thank you to all those who contributed to the summer lunch program last summer. The program provides lunches to children who have been on the free/reduced lunch program during the school year. An average of 750-800 lunches were made and delivered each day to Fayette County residents primarily, with the exception of one mobile home park just across the county line in Fulton County. Approximately 75 guests attended the luncheon, including Methodists, Islamics, Presbyterians, Lutherans, and Catholics. Read More»

Providence UMC’s motorcycle rally set for October 23 - 26

Bikers, it’s not too late to join 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. Read More»

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