Sharpsburg

Faulkner anniversary

John and Blanche Faulkner of Sharpsburg

John and Blanche Faulkner of Sharpsburg will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on March 29, 2012. The couple made their vows to each other in 1942. Mr. and Mrs. Faulkner attend the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

COS announces Lenten dramas

Each Wednesday through March 28, Christ Our Shepherd will stage a drama series, “The People vs. Judas Iscariot: The Punishment Phase.”

The dramas will be from 7-7:30 p.m. at the church. The audience will serve as the jury as prosecution and defense attorneys present evidence based on the Bible and tradition.

Various witnesses will be “subpoenaed” to testify, including Peter, John and Mary Magdalene.

Actors appearing in all five episodes are Dave Byers, Clint Barbour, JoAnne Pritchett and Tom Rehak.There is no charge to attend. Read More»

Recognized for service

Donna Turner of Sharpsburg and Bishop David Epps. Photo/Special.

Donna Turner of Sharpsburg, outgoing director of the Women of Christ the King, was recently recognized for her ministry of leadership among the women of the church. In addition to serving as director, Turner has also been active in teaching Bible studies to the women of the church. She will remain an active member of the Women’s Council. She is also an active licensed liturgical minister. A presentation of a bouquet of flowers was made by Bishop David Epps, pastor of the Cathedral of Christ the King. Photo/Special.

Sharpsburg man arrested in PTC domestic incident

A Sharpsburg man faces felony assault charges after a Feb. 24 incident involving a woman and her minor son in their Peachtree City home. No significant injuries were reported.

Samuel Edward Whitlock, 36, was charged by Peachtree City Police with aggravated assault-family violence and simple battery-family violence, according to police reports. Read More»

Epps, Gardner graduate from St. Michael’s Seminary

Shown (L-R) Bishop David Epps, Father Jason Epps, Deacon James Gardner, Canon Robert Wills. Photo/Special.

Two men in the Diocese of the Mid-South of the Charismatic Episcopal Church recently graduated with a master of ministry degree from St. Michael’s Seminary.

Jason Douglas Epps,of Senoia, who had also received a bachelor of arts degree from Georgia State University, and James Franklin Gardner of Tyrone, who had also received a bachelor of science degree from Southern Polytechnic Institute, received their master of ministry degrees in a ceremony at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg where both serve as clergy. Read More»

Volunteers spread topsoil, word about organic farm

Workers of all ages dig in all-vegetable compost to prepare the field for Sharpsburg’s 180-degree Farm ‘Cropstock’ work day. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Temperatures in the upper 30s and winds of 20-30 miles per hour on Feb. 11 could not deter nearly 100 people from six counties across metro Atlanta from helping with a variety of chores at the non-profit 180-degree Farm’s “Cropstock” volunteer work day.
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William Kent Smith, age 58

William Kent Smith, age 58, died Dec. 13, 2011. Husband of Susan K. (nee Hundzinski). Father of Sarah, Elizabeth Wilk (Nicholas) and Carolyn. Brother of Carolyn Montana (Robert), Daniel Martin (Sally) and Robert (Maureen) and the late James and Susan Lyn. Son of the late Daniel Foley and Eleanor Louise (nee Martin).

Condolences Feb. 16, 2012, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and memorial service at 6:30 p.m. at the Smith Residence in Sharpsburg.

Directions upon request – 770-463-5751.

Warriors Motorcycle Club forms at Christ the King

Members L-R), John Epps, Sharpsburg, road captain; Gary Cramer, Newnan, sergeant-at-arms; Jason Epps, Senoia, president; John Jenkins, Sharpsburg. Back Row (L-R) Dawn McCook, Newnan; Steve McCook, Newnan, secretary and webmaster; Ellen Cramer, Newnan; Jessica Epps, Senoia; Gerhard Bar, Carrollton, treasurer; Bonnie Bar,Carrollton; and David Epps, Sharpsburg, vice-president; Dawn McCook was appointed club photographer.

The Warriors Motorcycle Club has been formed at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. The club was formed to give church members and other Christians the opportunity to ride and fellowship.

The first activity of the group was to visit Bishop John Holloway and his family in Griffin.

The first official organizational meeting was held at a local restaurant and officers were elected. In order to be a full member, a person must own and ride a motorcycle. Non-owners who ride may be associate members. A committee is being formed to work on the club’s by-laws. Read More»

Healthy Heart Fair in Sharpsburg, Feb. 11

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In an effort to better educate the local community on this deadly disease, Piedmont Heart Institute along with Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Piedmont Newnan Hospital will host a Healthy Heart Fair Saturday, February 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event takes place at Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians located at 20 Francis Way in Sharpsburg. Read More»

Angela Northrop will lead senior youth studies at CTK

Angela Northrop

A special study for senior high youth has begun at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

The 6-8 week study will occur during the time of the sermon and will be held in the parish life center.

The high school students will be asked to leave the sanctuary for the study and return in time to receive Holy Communion.

Leading the study will be Angela Northrop.

In 2000 Northrop began working with high school youth at First Presbyterian Church in Sioux Falls, S.D. She was a member of the same youth program while she was in high school herself. Read More»

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