Fayette County

Stop trying to sell fur-lined gloves to PTC’s voters

Let’s imagine a situation in which a shop owner, in some far away place, asks the opinion of the employees in his glove shop in Peachtree City. He wants to know if they think fur-lined vs. unlined leather gloves will sell better here in Georgia.

There are five employees and three of the five explain that they think, because of our climate, that fur-lined gloves would not sell well. The other two feel that fur-lined is the way to go. Read More»

‘Enjoy Life Revival’ set for Aug. 14-17 at McDonough Road Baptist

The Rev. Dennis Nunn will be preaching “How to Actually Enjoy Being a Christian” in revival at McDonough Road Baptist Church in Fayetteville Aug. 14-17.

Nunn is founder and president of Living the New Life Ministries in Dallas, Ga. Childcare will be provided for each service. Read More»

Fayetteville First UMC will offer fitness classes this month

During the month of August, Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) will offer a number of fitness classes for people of all ages and abilities.

PiYo™ is a unique class designed to build strength and gain flexibility using pilates and yoga practice as a base. All levels welcome. PiYo started Aug. 8 and meets Mondays from 7 - 8 p.m.

Zumba combines Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout system. Classes started Aug. 9 and meet on Tuesdays from 6 - 7 p.m. Read More»

PTCUMC, Providence FPU classes start this weekend

Providence United Methodist Church and Peachtree City United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey’s “Financial Peace University,” a 13-week class, starting this weekend.

The class seeks to help individuals get out of debt and learn to manage finances. The average participant has eliminated $5,300 of debt and saved $2,300 in those 13 weeks.

The PTCUMC class meets Sundays beginning Aug. 14 from 4-6:30 p.m.

The Providence UMC class meets Wednesdays beginning Aug. 17, from 6:30– 8:30 p.m. The cost for class materials is $80, and free childcare is provided. Read More»

McDonough Road Baptist will offer Upward flag football and cheerleading

The new season of Upward Flag Football and Cheerleading begins the week of Aug. 22 at McDonough Road Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Registration deadline is Aug. 13.

Each participant must attend one flag football evaluation or cheerleading orientation at the church. Evaluations for Kindergarten through eighth grade is either Monday, Aug. 8 or Tuesday, Aug. 9, between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., or Saturday, Aug. 13, between 9 a.m. and noon. Games begin Saturday, Sept, 10. Read More»

GriefShare starts Aug. 16 at Fayetteville First Baptist

Fayetteville First Baptist Church will offer a new session of GriefShare, a free, 13-week Bible-based program for those who have lost a loved one, starting Tuesday, Aug. 16. The class will meet each Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Each class begins with a video followed by group discussion.The program is open to people of all ages in the community and surrounding areas, whether the loss is recent or in the past. Those who have experienced the loss of a spouse, a child, a parent, a sibling or a close friend, or those who know someone who has, are encouraged to join or bring them to this new session. Read More»

New GriefShare group starting at PTCUMC Aug. 18

Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd., will begin a new GriefShare group on Thursday, Aug. 18. Sessions are open to anyone (men or women age 15 and up) who has experienced the death of friend or family. The group meets on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. in Room 308. Pre-registration is not necessary.The series of 14 weekly meetings is open to the community and involves discussions around a video curriculum and participants sharing voluntarily. The cost is $15 for the participant workbook. Scholarships are available if needed. Read More»

Woolsey Baptist will present 9/11 tenth anniversary tribute Sept. 11

The Celebration Choir of Woolsey Baptist Church will present “America We Must Not Forget, A Patriotic Call for Revival in America,” as a tenth Anniversary tribute of 9/11 on Sunday night Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

The musical was created by, Mike Harland with Chris Machen and Luke Garrett, arranged and orchestrated by Richard Kingsmore. Read More»

No. Fayette plans 5K run/walk, barbecue, craft fair

Registration is taking place for North Fayette United Methodist Church’s Fifth Annual “Find Your Way” 5K Run/Walk, set for Saturday Sept. 24, at 8 a.m., at 847 New Hope Road, Fayetteville.

A Craft/Flea Market and barbecue will be held after the 5K Run.

Early registration for the event is $20 through Sept. 12. After that the cost is $25 up to race day. The race will begin and end at the church. Read More»

S.A.G.E. heads for St. Simons Island in September

The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church is planning a trip to St. Simons Island Sept. 26 through 29 for an “Autumn Adventure: Tracing footsteps From the Past.” The group will stay at Epworth by the Sea on St. Simons Island.

The cost is $349.40 per person and includes lodging, eight meals, entrance fees plus $50 bus fee. The deadline to register is Aug. 26 and trip is contingent on a 15 person minimum. Read More»

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