Sharpsburg

Cokes Chapel UMC’s childcare center receives grant, approval

Cokes Chapel Childcare Center (Cokes Childcare) has a huge feather in its cap these days. The center was recently awarded a grant designating it an approved Pre-K site.

“We are simply elated,” said Heather Goelz, center director. “What this means is that the sºtate will fund six and a half hours of educational instruction for enrolled children at little cost to the parents. This is great news for families seeking to find affordable early education for their children. Our mission is to help children grow, develop, flourish and learn, and this grant helps us to achieve our mission.” Read More»

David Epps appointed Marine Corps League chaplain

Bishop David Epps

In its annual conference in Macon, the Georgia Department of the Marine Corps League elected Bishop David Epps, Sharpsburg, to serve a term as the chaplain for the Department of Georgia. Read More»

Seminar attendees at CTK

 (left to right): Matt Keefer, worship leader at Palmetto Baptist Church; David and Carol Winkles, of Trinity Fellowship Assembly of God, Sharpsburg; and Sheryl and The Rev. Deacon Joseph Liptak, Church of the Holy Cross, Fayetteville. Photo/Special.

Several churches and organizations cooperated in holding a Pornography Awareness seminar in Coweta County recently. Dr. Judy Massey, Peachtree City, director of continuing education for the Diocese of the Mid-South, Charismatic Episcopal Church, coordinated the program which was held at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Read More»

Chris E. Benner, 49, of Griffin

Chris E. Benner, 49, of Griffin, passed away July 1, 2013.

He was employed by Delta Airlines where he worked for 25 years as a ground support mechanic.

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl Benner; parents, Harry "Jim" (Jeannette) Benner and sister, Kim (Lee) Hancock.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. at the Chapel of Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville. Pastor Gladdie Kreimann will officiate. The family will receive friends from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. prior to the service. Read More»

CTK skating party

(L-R) Noah Thompson of Newnan, Alexia Darnell of Fayetteville, youth leader Robert Lowrie of Sharpsburg, Jackie Epps of Senoia,Tori Epps of Senoia, youth leader Joy McGee of Peachtree City, and Chase McCarragher of Sharpsburg. Present but not pictured was youth leader Seth McGee of Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

Three Rings, the youth ministry at Christ the King Church, Sharpsburg, involved some of the more adventurous members in a skate night. Some falling down was reported, with the only injuries being to pride. Participating in the event were (L-R) Noah Thompson of Newnan, Alexia Darnell of Fayetteville, youth leader Robert Lowrie of Sharpsburg, Jackie Epps of Senoia,Tori Epps of Senoia, youth leader Joy McGee of Peachtree City, and Chase McCarragher of Sharpsburg. Present but not pictured was youth leader Seth McGee of Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

Earl Wayne Adams of Sharpsburg

Mr. Earl Wayne Adams of Sharpsburg passed away June 8, 2013. He was the owner of A&A Cabinet and Appliance Store in Hapeville, Ga. for 31 years.   

Mr. Adams is survived by his wife, Linda Fowler Adams of Sharpsburg; daughter, Susan Woods and her husband Steve of Sharpsburg; son, Wayne Adams and his wife Amon of Sharpsburg; sister, June Flores and her husband Frank of Nevada; brother, Keith Adams and his wife Gail of Jonesboro and grandchildren, Anna Adams and Adam Woods.  Read More»

CTK graduates recognized

Leta Dickinson (left) and Tori Epps. Photo/Special.

Christ the King Church in Sharpsburg recently recognized its high school graduates during a morning worship service. Leta Dickinson (left) graduated from high school as a home school student. She is the daughter of Paul and Susanne Dickinson of Sharpsburg. Tori Epps graduated, with high honors, from East Coweta High School and is attending the University of West Georgia in the fall. She is the daughter of Jason and Jessica Epps of Senoia. Both graduates were presented with a leather-bound edition of the Book of Common Prayer. Photo/Special.

Cokes Chapel prepares, contributes more than 31,000 meals to stop hunger

Pastor Mark Jordan (right) of Cokes Chapel UMC, presents a check for $7,500 to Ryan Pittman, representative from Stop Hunger Now. Photo/Special.

On Saturday, April 20, Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church in Sharpsburg  hosted a “Stop Hunger Now” packaging event and prepared 31,320 high protein, nutritious meals for schools and orphanages in developing countries in less than four hours.

The event began at 8:30 a.m. and concluded at 1:30 when the repackaged meals were loaded for transport to their intended final destination.
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Pornography awareness workshop offered

A special workshop, “The Hidden Dangers of Pornography, Its Infiltration into Family, Church, and Society,” will be offered on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

Dr. Judy Massey, who directs the ministry development department for the Diocese of the Mid-South (Charismatic Episcopal Church), has announced that the workshop will be led by David and Carol Winkles of Trinity Fellowship Assemblies of God Church, Sharpsburg, and by The Rev. Joe and Sheryl Liptak of Church of the Holy Cross, Fayetteville. Read More»

Lenten retreat at CTK

 Front row (L-R) Nancy Wine, Stephanie Hale, Leta Dickinson, Bonnie Barr, Lisa McDonald, Donna Turner, and Lois Caputo, Senoia. Second row (L-R), Marion Wilton and Angela Northrup. Back row (L-R) Diane Williams, Karen Hennessy, Sue Brockman,  Nancy Handley, Peggy Nelson, Roberta Furlong, Cecily Johnson. Photo/Special.

A Lenten Retreat for women was held at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg, with the theme, “Opening Our Hearts to the Father.” The retreat leader was Bonnie Barr, an associate professor of nursing at the University of West Georgia, who is also the president of the Jehovah Rapha Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician. Attending the retreat were: Front row (L-R) Nancy Wine, Sharpsburg; Stephanie Hale, Peachtree City; Leta Dickinson, Sharpsburg; Bonnie Barr, Carrollton; Lisa McDonald, Peachtree City; Donna Turner, Sharpsburg; and Lois Caputo, Senoia. Read More»

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