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Religion Briefs 06/04/14

The Summit plans yard sale
The Summit Church will hold a church-wide yard sale on Saturday June 7, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the church,  1373 Ga. Hwy. 92 S. Fayetteville. Proceeds from the sale will go to the building fund. The Summit is building a Family Resource Center for the community which will house a food pantry, tutoring center, and a bank of computers and resources for job-seekers.

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Connection Church plans ‘Weird Animals’ VBS next week

A summer kids’ event called Weird Animals VBS will be hosted at The Connection Church, 398 Corinth Rd., Jonesboro, from June 9 - 13 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. “Weird Animals: Where Jesus’ Love Is One-of-a-Kind” is for kids from kindergarten to fifth grade (last grade completed). Kids will participate in Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, make and dig into yummy treats, experience Bible adventures, collect Bible Memory Buddies, and test out Sciency-Fun Gizmos they’ll take home and play with all summer long. Read More»

School of prophets attendee

Front row (L-R), Canon Paul and Dr. Judy Massey, Dr. Cindy Epps, Sharpsburg; Janece Risty, Newnan; and Angie Northrup, Senoia. Middle row (L-R), Bonnie Bar, Carrollton; Marian Wilton, Palmetto; and Donna Shelton, Newnan. Back row (L-R), Deacon James Gardner, Tyrone; Deacon Tony McGee, Newnan; and Bishop David Epps, Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

A number of people from the South Metro Atlanta area attended the three-day School of the Prophets in Selma, Ala. Canon Paul and Dr. Judy Massey, front row (L-R), attended from Church of the Holy Cross in Fayetteville. And, attending from he Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg were, front row (continuing L-R), Dr. Cindy Epps, Sharpsburg; Janece Risty, Newnan; and Angie Northrup, Senoia.Middle row (L-R), Bonnie Bar, Carrollton; Marian Wilton, Palmetto; and Donna Shelton, Newnan. Back row (L-R), Deacon James Gardner, Tyrone; Deacon Tony McGee, Newnan; and Bishop David Epps, Sharpsburg. Read More»

CDM to offer seminar June 17

Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM) is calling all disciples of Christ to attend a free one-day seminar on evangelism and discipleship Saturday, June 17 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The speaker will be prophet and pastor Timothy Frazier.

For directions, call the CDM office at 770-969-8370. No nursery or childcare will be provided.

Louis Fuertes Boynton, age 80

Louis Fuertes Boynton

Louis Fuertes Boynton (Lou) died peacefully on April 14, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. after a year of declining health. He was born on July 19, 1933 in Trumansburg, N.Y.

Louis was preceded in death by his parents Damon and Mary Fuertes Boynton.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Frances Taraila Boynton; his four children, Louis Fuertes Boynton II, Carol Mastin, Timothy Boynton, Christine Boynton; his six grandchildren, Sophie Boynton, Mary Mastin, Dallas Mastin, Jacob Boynton Welch, Sara Welch, and Damon Boynton; and his two sisters, Katherine Payne and Maria Boynton. Read More»

In District 16 senate race, Harbin, Studdard say difference is experience

GOP senatorial candidates David Studdard and Marty Harbin. Photos/Contributed.

On July 22, south Fayette voters will have two choices to make for the next state senator for the 16th District to replace the retiring Ronnie Chance. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/28/14

Summer Wednesdays starts tonight
Woolsey Baptist Church will kick-off its Summer Wednesdays program on May 28 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to join in for free pizza and music, Student Redneck Olympics and children’s water fun (wear clothes that can get wet). There is something for everyone:  Preschool, children, students, ladies Bible study, and for adults, Crazy Busy Group, choir and prayer group. Woolsey Baptist Church is  at 115 Hampton Rd. in Fayetteville. For more information, call the church office, 770- 461-9618 or visit woolseybaptist.org.
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Prophetic training will be offered at CDM in Fairburn

Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn, will offer Prophet Chambers Prophetic Training Sunday, June 8, at 5 p.m. The speaker/prophet will be Timothy Frazier. The training is for those who feel called to the office of the prophet, who want to understand the role of the prophet in the 21st Century, and who want to learn about the gift of prophecy — the dos and don’ts.

The difference between a prophet and a psychic also will be discussed.

For directions, call the CDM office at 770-969-8370. No nursery or childcare will be provided.

Patricia Anne Meyer, 88

Patricia Anne Meyer, 88, of Fairhope, Ala., passed away on April 17, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

Pat was born in Lima, Ohio and was raised in Montezuma, Iowa. She proudly served as a WAC in WWII and spent her working life as a legal secretary. Pat enjoyed music and sang in "The Sweet Adelines." While living in Peachtree City, she loved golf and was an active member of the "Nine& Eighteen Holers." Pat moved to Alabama two years ago to be near her family and enjoy the Gulf Coast. Read More»

Gladys Cathy Garr, 98, of Union City

Gladys Cathy Garr

Gladys Cathy Garr, 98, of Union City passed away May 22, 2014.

Mrs. Garr was the retired owner of The Dwarf House of Gifts at Greenbrier Mall. She was also a retired Officer of Cascade Garden Club, and a member of Fayette Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Garr was preceded in death by her husband William Lamar Garr, and a daughter Lamartine Garr Peevy. Read More»