Sharpsburg

Tyrone rape verdict overturned

Court of Appeals rules that evidence may have prejudiced jury

The Georgia Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of a Sharpsburg man for raping a 16-year-old girl at her Tyrone home in 2005. Read More»

McGee installed as OSL chaplain

Rev. Deacon James Anthony McGee of Newnan

The Rev. Deacon James Anthony McGee of Newnan was recently installed as the chaplain for the Jehovah Rapha Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician. McGee was installed at an OSL Healing Conference by the Rev. William De Arteaga of Canton, Ga., who represented the larger OSL organization. Read More»

Christ the King will offer 2-day healing conference June 25, 26

A Conference on Healing, featuring the teaching and ministry of the Most Rev. Charles Jones, archbishop of the Southeast Province of the International Charismatic Episcopal Church, will be held Friday evening, June 25, beginning at 7 p.m. The conference will continue Saturday, June 26, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The conference, whose theme is, “He Makes All Things New,” is sponsored by the local chapter of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician. Prayer for those suffering from physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual conditions will be offered. Read More»

Healing service planned at Sharpsburg’s Christ the King

A special Healing Service will be conducted at Christ the King Church Monday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m. by members of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician who come from several area churches.

The International Order of St. Luke the Physician is an ecumenical organization dedicated to the Christian healing ministry. Members meet together in local chapters to study Scripture, especially the biblical stories of the healing miracles, as well as other books on Christian healing. Members also engage in healing prayer, often with the laying-on of hands. Read More»

James Taylor will be installed as deacon at CTK

James C. Taylor, a native of Hogansville and current resident of Peachtree City, will be ordained as a deacon Saturday, May 8, at 5 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

Taylor holds several college degrees from Auburn University and Northern Virginia Community College, a master of science in group and organizational behavior from Marymount University, and a doctor of pastoral counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He also completed all requirements, except for the dissertation, for the doctor of science from George Washington University. Read More»

Liturgical dance workshop held at Christ the King

Shown seated (L-R) are  Linda Fitzpatrick, Pawlette Fowler, Judy Garner, Tara Aquirre, Nancy Mas, and Chanda Bourgeois. Second row (L-R) Heidi Kampras, Dawn Clark, Dede Ellison, Katherine Kampras, Sharon Wills, Rainee L. Head, and Dr Judy Massey. Back row (L-R) Taylor Alfred, Penny Phillips , Anna Bunn, April Bunn, Annie Hoffman, Patty Roethel,and Christi Thompson. Photo/Special.

A liturgical dance workshop was held recently at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

The Fellowship of Living Praise Dance Ministry Team from Clermont, Ga., served as the instructors for the day-long event. The objective was to encourage the workshop participants to “... dance for an audience of one and to bring him glory ...” and to “dance prophetically with fire and passion.”

The workshop was interactive and included a time of prayer and spiritual impartation. Read More»

Kay Garner, 63, of Sharpsburg

Kay Garner, 63, of Sharpsburg, formerly of Jonesboro, died April 11, 2010.

She loved to cook for her family and their favorites were her chocolate chess pie and almond chicken. She enjoyed reading and traveling but most of all enjoyed her family. She was “Nana” to her grandchildren and loved to support them in sporting events. Read More»

New LLMs installed at CTK

Shown (L-R), David Epps, Richard and Christi Thompson of Newnan, Nancy Wine of Sharpsburg, Jon Paul Landon of Senoia, Dan Hale, and Donna Turner of Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

Several licensed liturgical ministers, also known as lay eucharistic ministers, were installed at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg. The ministers received training by Father Dan Hale, Peachtree City, canon liturgist in the Mid-South Diocese, and will operate locally under the direction of Deacon James Gardner, Tyrone. The new LLMs will take Holy Communion to the sick and shut-in, will assist as chalice bearers, and will serve in other duties as assigned.The installation was conducted by David Epps, bishop of the Diocese. Read More»

Godfrey-Baker

Rose Marie Godfrey engaged to Kevin Paul Baker

Mr. and Mrs. Rick Godfrey of Sharpsburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Rose Marie Godfrey, to Kevin Paul Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Baker of Macon.

The bride-to-be is a member of Fayette County Special Olympics where she regularly competes in bowling, softball, volleyball, and table tennis.

The groom-elect is a member of the Macon Special Olympics where he regularly competes in bowling, softball, hockey, and photography. He is also a member of the Shutterbug Camera Club. Several of his photographs have won awards at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon. Read More»

East Coweta students participate in Science Olympiad Regional Tournament

The East Coweta High School Science Olympiad team. Photo/Special.

A team of 15 East Coweta High School students participated in the Science Olympiad Regional Tournament held Saturday, Feb. 27 at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta. Read More»

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