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Ruth Wrenn Beeson Wood, 82

Ruth Wrenn Beeson Wood, 82 of Florence, Ky.

Ruth Wrenn Beeson Wood, 82 of Florence, Ky. Passed away Thursday 6/10 at Hospice of St. Elizabeth, Edgewood. She was a Homemaker, Charter member of Heritage Fellowship Church, choir member, Sunday School teacher, member of Bible Study, Womens Christian Fellowship of Northern Ky.She enjoyed gardening, sewing and was a great cook. Preceded in death by husbands: Stephen Wrenn Jr., Howard Beeson and Bill Wood. Survived by daughters Kandi Davis, Florence, Kris O’Ryan, Union, son Steve Wrenn, Atlanta, Ga., 4 granddaughters and 5 great-grandchildren. Read More»

Visit Brooks UMC thrift shop Saturday for bargains, goodies

The Second Chance Thrift Shop in Brooks will celebrate its first year of operation on Saturday, June 19.

The community is encouraged to join the celebration by coming by for cookies and lemonade that day.

“Your support of this ministry of Brooks UMC has been phenomenal and we have been able to reach out into the community with Christ’s love because of all the support,” a spokesperson said. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/16/10

COS members offer special prayers
This weekend prayers of blessing will be offered for Vacation Bible School volunteers; for 40 youth and adults who will attend a weeklong Confirmation Camp at Lutherock Retreat near Arden, N.C.; and for Jamie Callison, who begins a month at Lutheran Summer Music Academy and Festival in Decorah, Iowa, on June 20. Newly-elected Congregational Council members will be installed; they are: Jerry Balthrop, Danny Lucsko, Mike Oliver and Jon Scheumann.

June 25 Gospel performers announced Read More»

Vacation Bible Schools 06/16/10

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran, June 21-25 Read More»

Thrift shop hits first anniversary

The Second Chance Thrift Shop in Brooks will celebrate its first year of operation on Saturday, June 19.

The community is invited to come by for cookies and lemonade that day.

“Your support of this ministry of Brooks UMC has been phenomenal and we have been able to reach out into the community with Christ’s love because of all the support,” a spokesperson said.

The shop is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and is at 151 McIntosh Road, three miles east of Starrs Mill off Ga. Highway 85 Connector. The church phone number is 770-719-7593. Read More»

Heritage Christian Church will host Winshape C3 day camp

Heritage Christian Church will host Winshape C3 Camp July 12-16 from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily. The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade. Cost is $179 for a full week of camp. A deposit of $50 is due upon registration.

“C3 combines sports and recreation, arts, Bible study and worship for a truly unforgettable week of life change,” said Tammy Pattison, children’s director at Heritage Christian.

The day camp was first held in 2008. Heritage hosted 382 campers last year, which was the largest WinShape C3 camp ever. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/09/10

Order Angel Food by tomorrow at Summit
The Summit church is an Angel Food Ministry location. Order online at www.angelfoodministries.com or stop by The Summit at 1373 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville, to place an order. June’s deadline for ordering is Thursday, June 10. Orders may be picked up Saturday, June 19, at The Summit.

Youth Summer Fest coming up June 12 Read More»

Vacation Bible Schools 06/09/10

Flat Creek Baptist, June 14-18 Read More»

FreeSpeech for 06-09-10

[What do you really think? Email us your pithy opinions, your short takes on life in Fayette and environs, your gotta-get-it-off-your-chest questions or sound-offs. Emails only to editor@TheCitizen.com. Put Free Speech in your subject line and include your contribution as the body text of your email. No signature required. No phone calls, faxes or snail-mail letters, please. No personal attacks on private persons, but just about any aspect of public life is fair game.] Read More»

Mrs. Margaret Cleo Smith Berry, age 94, of Union City

The home-going celebration for Mrs. Margaret Cleo Smith Berry, age 94, of Union City, GA. will be Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel.

The internment will be at Fayetteville City Cemetery. Dr. Jim Willis and Reverend Gary Clark will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 8, 2010 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Read More»

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