Peachtree City

Enjoy piano recital, gospel music at COS this week

Pam Martin

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City invites everyone to two events this week.

Pamela Martin will play a piano recital on Thurs., Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. at the church. Admission is free.

A former resident of Peachtree City, Martin maintained a piano studio for more than a decade.

The recital includes works by Mozart, Grieg, Shubert, and Mompou. Martin has been invited to present this recital at Agnes Scott College in September. Read More»

New adult Bible studies will begin Sept. 7 at PTCUMC

Registration is underway for new Adult Bible Study classes offered at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd. in Peachtree City. Everyone is invited to sign up for one or more classes.

Short Term Bible Studies include:

• Fresh Encounter, classes begin Sept. 9 and continue each Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Book cost: $13.

• Stepping Up: A Journey Through the Psalms of Ascent, classes begin: Sept. 10 and continue each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Cost: none.

• Daniel by Beth Moore, Classes begin Sept. 16 and continue each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Book cost: $19. Read More»

COS children, youth groups start fall programs

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City invites children and youth to Wednesday programs.

Music and The Master is for children in grades 1-5 and meets from 4:30-5:30 p.m. There children sing, learn about worship, and ring handbells and ChoirChimes.

The preschool group, “sKIDdles,” gathers from 5-5:30 p.m. Read More»

School supplies from PTC First Presbyterian

Oak Grove second grader Judd Greene delivered school supplies and backpacks to Oak Grove’s school counselor Kelly Green .

Oak Grove second grader Judd Greene delivered school supplies and backpacks to Oak Grove’s school counselor Kelly Green for her to distribute to students who may not have started the school year with everything they needed. The supplies were collected by members of First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City and children who attended the First Presbyterian’s Vacation Bible School this summer. Judd’s parents are Pam and Judd Greene of Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

St. Christopher’s annual Greekfest coming up September 20

This year’s annual Greekfest sponsored by St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church in Peachtree City, will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m., at Dixie Wing Hangar, Falcon Field, in Peachtree City.

Tickets are $50 per person and include all-you-can-consume traditional Greek appetizers, buffet dinner, desserts, adult and regular beverages.

The evening will also feature a live band, the Grecian Echoes.

Call 404-625-4663 for advance tickets or purchase online at www.saintchristopherhoc.org. All proceeds benefit St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church Building Fund.

Tickets available for fund raiser

Ticket sales for Christian City’s annual Chair-ity event, a major fund raiser, have now begun and tickets may be purchased online for $25 at www.christiancity.org.

The event will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, at The Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree in Peachtree City.

Dress is casual for the drop-in event and ticket prices cover both food and drink.

For more info contact Ashley Bonner at 678-466-1093.

COS adds new personnel

Alonzo Henry

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City has welcomed Alonzo R. Henry as director of contemporary worship. Since 2001, Henry has served five area churches. He sings and plays keyboards, drums, and electric bass guitar. He fills the vacuum created by the retirement from this ministry of Christine and Gary Pederson after 13 years. Read More»

PTC budget and personal agendas

What is going on with the [Peachtree City] budget process requires some comments. There needs to be a review of what has happened to put us in the position we are in now.

It is essential everyone recognizes what the City Council has been doing, this year, is not only a continuation, but making it worse. And finally, taking a serious look at where we are heading under their thinking. Read More»

Fluoride and my thyroid: Clean our poisoned water

I attended the Fayette County Board of Commissioner’s meeting on Aug. 14. At the meeting there were two interns speaking about the fluoridation of Fayette County water. This letter, in part, is to thank each intern for speaking. I also want to thank the commissioners and the chairman for allowing the interns to speak.

This is also to alert and inform those who are on city water in Fayette County that their drinking water is being poisoned by the applications of chemical fluoride. Read More»

'Tools for Empowerment' is Saturday

Make a stop in Peachtree City this weekend for a good cause. Photo/Submitted.

Before you settle in to watch football next Saturday, why not help change the world first? Join ‘A Self-help Assistance Program (ASAP) for coffee, donuts and snacks plus a tour of the new “Tools For Empowerment” tool donation and recycling center. Here your donated tools will bring hope to youth in Haiti. Stop by Saturday at 341 D-Bob Industrial Way, Unit C, in Peachtree City between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Read More»

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