Sharpsburg

Coweta’s Faith Lutheran will host summer soccer camp

Faith Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg this week announced plans for its four-day summer soccer camp and began taking registrations.

The program will be from June 18 -21 and is for children rising to kindergarten through children rising to sixth grade. The registration fee is $50.

“The camp is an opportunity to grow in both soccer skills, and faith in Jesus while sharing Christian fellowship, meeting new friends and having fun,” said Vicar Mark Reichert. Read More»

Faith Lutheran’s summer soccer camp still taking registrations

Faith Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg will host a four-day summer soccer camp June 18 -21 which is for children rising to kindergarten through children children rising to sixth grade. The registration fee is $50.

“The camp is an opportunity to grow in both soccer skills, and faith in Jesus while sharing Christian fellowship, meeting new friends and having fun,” said Vicar Mark Reichert.

Experienced soccer players and coaches will teach a variety of soccer techniques to include dribbling, passing, shooting, heading and conditioning. Read More»

Russian group to perform

Lyra, a vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia, will present a concert at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church on April 26 at 7 p.m. The five singers will perform Russian sacred music and folk songs. They will sing 30 concerts in seven states this spring. They also concertize throughout Western Europe and Scandinavia. There is no admission charge, but an offering will be collected to defray the group’s expenses.

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

Here’s your Citizen Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder

The Citizen Newspapers presents the Spring/Summer 2012 FAQFinder. Click here to access the digital edition.

FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions and the goal of this publication is to be the place to go to find those answers and to point your in the right direction for finding more information about the things you need to know. Read More»

Car show at Willis Road Elementary tomorrow

Willis Road Elementary School in Sharpsburg will hold it's Inaugural Cruisin' Thru the CRCTs Car Show tomorrow from noon to 4 p.m. at the school (430 Willis Road).
 
All cars entered will receive a Dash Plaque and two prizes will be awards, Kids' Choice and Principal's Choice.
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PTC marks 31st annual Community Good Friday Service

PTC marks 31st annual Community Good Friday Service

Community prepares for Easter, Passover this week

The south side religious community —  both Christians and Jews —  are gearing up for a busy week since Holy Week and Easter as well as the beginning of the Jewish celebration of Passover occur in the same week. Christians’ Holy Week continues Wednesday through Sunday, culminating in Easter Sunday, April 8, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Jewish Passover begins on Saturday, April 7, and continues through April 13.

Christian Holy Week ends the 40-day season of Lent which began on Ash Wednesday in February.
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Metzger preaches at Youth Day

Thomas Stearnes Fretwell Metzger, 14, recently was the guest preacher during Youth Day at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Metzger, of Peachtree City, will be 15 years old on May 4.

Thomas began public school in New York where he skipped first grade after the first 6 weeks. By third grade it had become too big a challenge to stay ahead of him academically and he was quite bored in school. He has been home schooled since that time. Read More»

New members will be received on Palm Sunday at Christ the King

The Cathedral of Christ the King (Charismatic Episcopal Church) will hold Palm Sunday services on April 1, at 8:30 and 10 a.m. New members will be received at the 10 a.m. service. Bishop David Epps preaching.Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at both services

On Wednesday April 4, Stations of the Cross will be observed at 7:30 p.m.

On Thursday, April 5, Maundy Thursday services with Holy Eucharist will be held at 7:30 p.m. Father Dan Hale, preaching. Read More»

Epps appointed to give pastoral oversight to military chaplains

Bishop David Epps of Sharpsburg

Bishop David Epps of Sharpsburg has been appointed by Archbishop Craig Bates of New York to provide Episcopal and pastoral oversight to the military chaplains of the United States Armed Forces.

Epps says he was led to a “personal awareness of my covenant relationship with God” by a United States Navy chaplain assigned to serve the Marines with whom Epps was serving.

“I seriously thought I was going to be a Navy chaplain when I finished my enlistment and entered college but, apparently, God had other plans.” Read More»

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.

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