Religion Briefs 09/19/12

Harvest CCOC hosts crusade Sept. 20-22
Evangelist Karen Dones will be at the Harvest Christian Community Outreach Center in Fayetteville in a crusade on Sept. 20 and 22 at 7  p.m. On Friday night, Sept. 21, Pastor Walt Weisterfrom Crossroads Community Church will preach and minister in music with his Praise Group beginning at 7 p.m. Harvest Christian Community Outreach Center is at 383 N. Glynn St., Fayetteville, behind the La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant in the old movie theater building.

Holy Trinity’s bazaar set for Sept. 29, 30
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City will have its annual Fall Craft Bazaar Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 30, from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the church. The event will feature a huge selection of handmade crafts including jewelry, wood working, silk scarves and Christmas decorations. Food will include homemade tamales, chili, nachos and a variety of baked goods. All proceeds will benefit the Catholic Heart Work Camp Mission Trip in July, 2013. For more information contact Rebecca at  678-466-1737 or visit www.holytrinityptc.org.

St. Matthew’s to host movie screening
St. Matthew Catholic Church in Tyrone (215 Kirkley Rd.) will host a movie screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary, “Sun Come Up,” on Monday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m.  The film depicts some of the world’s first “climate refugee” inhabitants of the Carteret Islands just north of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea.  The program is sponsored by the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change.  Admission is free.

Brooks thrift shop will open on Thursdays
The Second Chance Thrift Shop in Brooks  will be open on Thursdays, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,  beginning Oct. 4.  The community is invited to celebrate on Oct. 4 with one free punch on their frequent shoppers card and a $5 gift certificate give away. All Halloween items will be half price. The annual clearance sale will be Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17, at Brooks United Methodist Church. The Second Chance Thrift Shop is in Brooks just past the post office.

Sharpsburg Baptist plans Chicken-Q, Fair
Sharpsburg Baptist Church will host a Chicken-Q/Bake Sale/Fair, Saturday, Oct. 13, at the church on Ga. Highway 54.  Tickets are $8 each and are available at the church office, 770-251-6963 or olivebranchladies@gmail.com. Food will be served from 11a.m. -12:30 p.m. to ticket holders. Food will be served to walk-ups until 2 p.m. or while food lasts. Vendor spaces for selling crafts, gently used clothing and other goods from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. (tables not provided) are available for a $15 donation. For vendor info, email olivebranchladies@gmail.com.

Vendors needed for craft fair in October
St Matthew’s Catholic Church is hosting a Craft Fair on Sat. Oct 27 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Interested vendors can call Janet Craig 770-252-9109 or Ruth Huelsbeck 770-964-0258 for more information.  The church is located at 215 Kirkley Road,  Tyrone.

Festival of the Trees set for Nov. 16
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City invites the community to attend “Celebrating a Season of Joy at the Festival of the Trees” on Saturday Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center. The evening will feature dancing, live entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a silent and live auction with proceeds benefiting the ministries of Holy Trinity. Tickets are $20 per person. The Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center is at 2443 Ga. Hwy. 54 West, Peachtree City.  For more information contact Rebecca Capezzuto, 678-466-1737, or rcapezzuto@holytrinityptc.org.

Summit offers free tutoring
The Family Resource Center at The Summit Presbyterian Church offers free tutoring for elementary and high school students. Classes meet on Wednesdays, one from 4-5 p.m. and another from 5-6 p.m. Help is offered in math, reading, homework, science, and language arts. Tutors are supervised by certified teachers. To register, call 770-460-3335 or email info@thesummitpc.net.