Fayette County

Playwright Steadman has new work in short play festival

Susan Steadman, formerly of Offshoot Productions which was based in Fayette County, has a short play in Onion Man Productions’ short play festival, “Life is Short,” running Thursday-Saturday June 9-12 in Norcross.

Steadman’s play, “New Age Farewells, Inc.” is about the sparks that fly when three strangers - a churchwoman, a stripper and an art historian with twin infants, have a bizarre encounter at a high-tech funeral home. Read More»

Heritage Christian will present concert this Sunday

Jason Bowen (top) Photo Special. Quarters Road photo by Michael Knowlton Photography

Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville invites the community to a night of music, laughs, and missions, “The Shameless Asking for Support for Our Africa Mission Trip” Tour on Sunday, June 12, at 6:30pm.

The event will feature the musical talents of Jason Bowen and Quarters Road and the comedy of Heritage’s own comedian, Steve Geyer. Read More»

Church of the Nativity plans special events for Pentecost

Special events will be held Sunday, June 12, at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity to mark Pentecost, a festival day in the liturgical calendar often celebrated as the “Birthday of the Church.”

After a worship service at 10 a.m., a brief parish meeting will be conducted. Following the meeting, special games and entertainment will be provided for both children and adults, with the church and parish hall brightened by colorful balloons and other decorations for the occasion. A pot-luck dinner will be served. Read More»

Fayette Family Church will host its first ‘Multicultural Day’ Sunday

Fayette Family Church will have its firstl Multicultural Day this Sunday, June 12, at 10:45 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. to celebrate its diversity and unity.

Members will wear festive clothing representing their country and culture and will bring their flags which represent 21 countries. Read More»

Newlin featured at All Saints Anglican’s healing program

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City will offer a two-part healing program on Saturday, June 18. The general public is encouraged to attend.

The first part of the free program is a three-hour seminar beginning at 9 a.m. The seminar covers the basics of healing and provides important knowledge for those seeking divine healing, to include a Bible study on the subject.

The second part of the program, will be in the evening at 7 p.m. It is entitled “a Miracle Healing Service.” Read More»

‘Zumba’ kicks off

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will offer ‘Zumba’ exercise classes this summer, combining Latin and International music with a workout system.

Two 5-week sessions will be offered: Wednesday mornings from 9:15-10:15 a.m. (starts today, June 8) and Tuesday evenings, from 6 – 7 p.m. beginning June 21. The cost is $10.

Contact Kristin Heiden to register, kheiden@fayettevillefirst.com or call 770-461-4313. Childcare will be offered.

FFUMC will offer music camp

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will offer a summer music camp for children in kindergarten through sixth grade July 11-15.

Children will learn about strings, wind instruments, singing, rhythm and more.

Classes will meet every day from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost is $60 for the week.

Email Joan Aycock at aycockmusic@yahoo.com or call her at 770-460-0053, for more information.

The church is in downtown Fayetteville across from the old courthouse.

Fayetteville First UMC’s VBS

will feature ‘Shake It Up Cafe’

All children ages three (as of Jan. 1, 2011) through fifth grade (2010-2011 school year) are invited to join FFMUC for Shake It Up Cafe Vacation Bible School to be held June 27- July 1 from 9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

The cost is $10. Registration forms can be found on the website at www.fayettevillefirst.com or the church office.

The event is described as a“ kid-friendly café full of chef’s hats and aprons, pots and pans, checkered tablecloths, and chalkboard menus, where kids explore the Bible as a cookbook filled with recipes for living out God’s word.” Read More»

Blackston-Adams engagement

Katie  Blackston engaged to Brad Adams

Mr. and Mrs. Glen H. Blackston III of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Blackston, to Brad Adams, son of Andy and Kay Adams of Winston Salem, N.C. and Jay and Janine Updyke of Peachtree City.

The bride to be is a 2006 graduate of Landmark Christian High School and 2010 graduate of North Georgia College & State University.

The groom elect is a 2003 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School. He is currently completing his undergraduate degree at American Military University and is employed as a military contractor at Fort Gordon in Augusta. Read More»

Sciera-Snyder wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Snyder

Katherine Lynne Sciera and Eric Allyn Snyder were married on the lawn at Magnolia Hall at Piedmont Park on April 30, 2011, in Atlanta. Bryan Buck of Atlanta conducted the wedding.

The bride is the daughter of John and Mary Sciera of Fayetteville. She is the granddaughter of the late John and Maria Sciera, of Hudson, N.Y., and Dorothy Christopher and the late Verland Christopher of DeMotte, Ind. Read More»

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