Sharpsburg

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»

Busy as bees at 180-degree Farm

Busy as bees at 180-degree Farm

There is always plenty of work going on at the non-profit 180-degree Farm in Sharpsburg with residents from across the Atlanta region showing up to lend a hand. But the farm will feature something a bit different on April 13 when local beekeeper Steven Page will host a class for beginning beekeeping. For more information and to RSVP contact Scott Tyson at scott@180farm.org Photo/Ben Nelms.

Dave Hubbard, fitness guru, to speak at SDA Church March 23

Dave Hubbard, America’s Fitness Coach®, will be the featured speaker at Peachtree City Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) on Saturday, March 23 during the 11:10 a.m. service. Hubbard specializes in helping people improve their quality of life by enhancing their daily well-being with better fitness and less stress.

Basing his talk on on his bestselling book, Hubbard shares what he learned, following a near fatal parachuting accident, about overcoming the obstacles and excuses preventing most people from getting and staying fit for life. Read More»

Helping out Herobox

Helping out Herobox

Future leaders from Mrs. Dillard’s Jr. Beta Club at Canongate Elementary in Sharpsburg picked HeroBox as a service project this month. The students collected items and created handmade letters for the troops. Their HeroBoxes are headed to Afghanistan and the class will get to see their impact first hand through pictures sent back from the service members. Photo/Special.

WLS Chorus to appear in concert at Coweta’s Faith Lutheran Church

The Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary Chorus of Mequon, Wis., will present a free sacred concert for the community on Saturday, March 2, at Faith Lutheran Church, located at 575 Fischer Rd, Sharpsburg. The 49-member chorus will present its concert at 7 p.m. All are invited to attend.

The Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary is a post-secondary school offering theological training that prepares men to enter the pastoral ministry of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod of churches within its confessional fellowship. Read More»