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Health screenings offered at Back to School Bash in Jonesboro

Amazing Grace Community resource Center will offer a Community Live Celebration/Back to School Bash on July 5 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the center, 949 Pointe South Parkway in Jonesboro. Read More»

CDM to offer evangelism seminar

Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM) in Fairburn 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.

“Pastors, this would be a great time of empowerment for your Evangelistic Outreach Team,” a spokesperson said.. For directions, call the CDM office at 770-969-8370. No nursery or childcare will be provided.

Religion Briefs 06/11/14

WOG changes worship times
Word of God Lutheran Church has changed its worship schedule for the summer.  Sunday worship service is now at 10:15 a.m. Adult Sunday school is at 9 a.m.  Word of God is located at 303 Kelly Drive, Suite 10, Peachtree City.For more info, visit www.woglutheran.org.

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Virginia Gilpatrick, age 82, of Jonesboro

Mrs. Virginia Gilpatrick, age 82, of Jonesboro passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Willard Gilpatrick and is survived by her daughter, Vickie Anderson and her husband, Doug of Jonesboro; grandchildren, Michael Anderson and David Anderson.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 11 o’clock at Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens with Rev. Jeff Durham officiating. 

Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.parrottfuneralhome.com.  Parrott Funeral Home and Crematory, 770-964-4800.

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»