Regional

Heritage to host Winshape camp

Winshape C3 Camp will be hosted by Heritage Christian Church, July 12-16.

The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade. Camp runs from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily. 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»

Brooks UMC thrift shop will celebrate one year in business

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 05/26/10

FFC to host cookout May 30
Fayette Family Church will host its Memorial Day Annual Cook-Out Sunday, May 30, from 5 - 9 p.m. at the church, 1729 Highway 54 West, Fayetteville. There will be a live DJ with karaoke competition, clown ministry, inflatable bouncers, volleyball, horseshoes and 3-on-3 basketball competition. There is no charge. For more info, email contact @fayettefamilychurch.org or call 770-461-6235.

Gospel music, barbecue dinner set for Sunday Read More»

Vacation Bible Schools 05/26/10

National Heights Baptist, June 14-18
National Heights Baptist Church will host “Planet Zoom!” Vacation Bible School, June 14 through June 18 from 6 -8 p.m. The program is free and available to kids in kindergarten through fifth grade. Sign up at the registration party on Sunday, May 30 at 12:30 p.m. or sign up online at NHBCFayette.com.

Dogwood Baptist, June 14-17 Read More»

FreeSpeech for 05-26-10

Why do politicians believe they deserve free stuff that the rest of us don’t get? If they’re really in politics to serve their constituents, why should they take gratuities from special interests that want to influence or buy their vote? I’m waiting for the Republican Party to say they won’t accept speaking fees, tickets, lunches, dinners, alcohol, fishing, hunting, or vacation trips (disguised as fact-finding missions), golf outings, or any other gift that might be considered an enticement. A dozen donuts for the office staff would be OK. Read More»

Mark L. Zonneveld, 28, of Alpharetta

Mark L. Zonneveld

Mark L. Zonneveld, 28, passed away May 16th at his home in Alpharetta, Ga.

Mark was born on December 1, 1981 to Carla and Diederik Zonneveld. He attended elementary school in Sparland, Ill., middle and high school in Lafayette, Ind., and graduated from Tennessee Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering in 2006. Read More»

Radio station finds ‘new life’ with new frequency

From left are Joe Emert, general manager of WMVW FM, Williamson resident Kelsey Dawsey representing the new coverage area and the next generation and Pastor Randy Valimont, Sr. Pastor of Griffin First Assembly of God and one of the program speakers on NewLife FM. Photo/Special.

WMVW, New Life FM, has been broadcasting inspirational music and bible teaching out of Griffin for 15 years, on 90.7 FM, which reached areas such as Mansfield, Conyers and Covington. This past Wednesday, at 12:30 p.m, a switch was flipped for a new frequency for the station, 91.7 FM, this one reaching places like Peachtree City, Senoia and Tyrone. Read More»

Marjorie Henrietta Kendrick, 88, of Cliftondale

Marjorie Henrietta Kendrick, 88, of Cliftondale, GA died May 18, 2010.

Mrs. Kendrick was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Cliftondale and the Lillian Worsham Chapter of the Garden Club of GA. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt. Read More»

Mrs. Ezzelle C. Lambert, 98, of Forest Park

Mrs. Ezzelle C. Lambert, 98, of Forest Park, passed away on May 18, 2010.

Mrs. Lambert is survived by her brother, Gene Cleveland and his wife Yvonne of Smyrna; her step-son, John T. Lambert, Jr. of Jonesboro; three grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Flat Creek Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Flat Creek Baptist Church. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville . Read More»