Sharpsburg

Gospel of John study starts at Christ the King in Sharpsburg

Father James Taylor

A Bible study exploring the Gospel of John will begin Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Christ the King Charismatic Episcopal Church in Sharpsburg.

The study will involve a chapter-by-chapter (and sometimes a verse-by-verse) approach to the book. The study will be held in the fellowship hall and begins at 7:30 p.m. each week. Read More»

Blessing of the Bikes at CTK

The Rev. Canon Dan Hale, interim vicar at Hogansville’s St. Matthew CEC, prayed over and administered holy water to each motorcycle.

The “Blessing of the Bikes” occurred recently at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. The Rev. Canon Dan Hale, interim vicar at Hogansville’s St. Matthew CEC, prayed over and administered holy water to each motorcycle. Afterwards, ten people left the church for a ride. Hale also serves as priest-in-residence at Christ the King, is canon liturgist for the Diocese of the Mid-South, and serves as a member of the Bishop’s Council. He resides in Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

Church bikers visit recovering bishop

Church bikers visit recovering bishop

Members of the motorcycling community at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg took their first ride together, which included a stop at the home of Bishop John Holloway and family. The group left Christ the King after morning services on Sunday, Oct. 16, and made the 40-mile ride to the city of Griffin. Father Jason administered Holy Eucharist to the Holloway family. John Holloway served as the Bishop of the Diocese of the Mid-South from 1997 until June 2007 when he suffered a massive stroke. Read More»

Sharpsburg-based Trinity Christian School visits Joseph Sams School in Fayetteville

The Joseph Sams School (www.josephsamsschool.org ), a private, non-profit organization serving special needs students in Fayetteville, was visited by over 40 sixth- graders from Sharpsburg-based Trinity Christian School (www.tcslions.org) on September 27th as part of that school’s community service project. During their visit to the school, the sixth graders observed and interacted with Sams School students, and then separated into groups to provide specific services to the Sams School. Read More»

‘Covet to Prophesy’ workshop set for Saturday at Christ the King

Dr. Judy Massey

On Saturday, Oct. 15, the Mid-South Diocese’s Division of Ministry Development will host an activation workshop on prophecy and the gifts of the Holy Spirit entitled “Covet to Prophesy” (1 Corinthians 14:39).

The purpose of the workshop is to “help empower believers to advance the Kingdom of God within themselves and the world around.”

The presenter will be Dr. Judy Massey. Read More»

Robert Franklin Cauthen, 77

Robert Franklin Cauthen, 77, passed away on Oct. 9, 2011. 

He was a member of the U.S. Army and went to work for J.C. Penney's, where he later retired.

He is survived by his loving wife, Peggy Cauthen of 54 years; daughters, Patti Howell and husband, Ervin of Sharpsburg, Ga.;  Cindy Brackett and husband, Daniel of Stockbridge, Ga.; 4 grandchildren; Courtney Grega, Carter Brackett, Caitlin Brackett and Michael Howell; brother, Hugh Cauthen of Gainesville, Ga., and several nieces and nephews.  Read More»

Coweta says ‘no’ to Sharpsburg water request

The Town of Sharpsburg for some time has been talking about needing additional water lines into the municipality. To that end, Mayor Wendell Staley on Oct. 4 made a formal water service request to the Coweta County Water and Sewerage Authority (CCWSA) to install a water meter on Ga. Highway 16. It was a request that required action by the Coweta County Commission, a request that commissioners denied with little discussion. Read More»

Coweta's Seabaugh named new deputy state treasurer

Republican State Sen. Mitch Seabaugh of Sharpsburg will be trading in his politician's wares for those of a prominent state employee. Read More»

Sharpsburg Baptist will host barbecue, craft sales Sept. 24

Sharpsburg Baptist Church and the women’s service group, the Olive Branch, will host the annual Chicken Q and Fair scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 6413 Ga. Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg.

Space for selling arts and crafts and food items is available for $15. In addition, chicken barbecue is available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a cost of $8 per plate, including 1/2 chicken, slaw, potato chips, bread and tea. Tickets are available by calling 770-251-6963 or walk-up.

For addition questions call 770-251-6963 or email sharpsburgbc@yahoo.com.

Norman Cale, 78, of Sharpsburg

Norman Cale, 78, of Sharpsburg, Ga., passed away on Sept. 14, 2011. Norman was a graduate of the University of Alabama and served in the United States Marine Corps. An Eastern Airline captain and avid golfer, Norman had a great life and was well-loved by all who met him. He is preceded in death by his son Kent Cale.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Herndon Cale; daughters Karen Turner and Kelly Cale; son Kip Cale; stepson Todd Hale; stepdaughters Shannon Johnson, Branndan Vanegmond and grandchildren. Read More»