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Nicholas William Kimberly

On May 22, 2010 we lost our little sunshine – Nicholas William Kimberly. He was born on June 25, 2009, in Weiden, Germany. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. June 2, 2010 at Trinity Fellowship in Sharpsburg, GA followed by a graveside service at Westminster Memorial Gardens in Peachtree City, Ga. Nicholas is survived by his parents William & Tanja Kimberly who are stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army. He is preceded in death by grandparents, Peter & Elisabeth Krause, and his aunt, Amanda Kimberly. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/02/10

All Saints’ yard sale is Saturday
All Saints Anglican Church is having a yard sale on June 5 at 225 South Peachtree Pkwy. in Peachtree City. Items for sale include bicycles, wall hangings, games, books, and numerous home decorative items. The sale begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 1 p.m. Proceeds will be used to support the youth ministry.

Youth Summer Fest coming up June 12 Read More»

Vacation Bible Schools 06/02/10

McDonough Road Baptist, June 7-11
“Saddle Ridge Ranch” is the theme of McDonough Road Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School scheduled for June 7-11 from 9 a.m. – noon. Activities include crafts, recreation, refreshments, music and Bible and mission studies. Participants will present their VBS musical on Thursday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. The church is at 352 McDonough Rd., just past the department of drivers’ services building. Call 770-460-5423 for information, or come by the church to register. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Read More»

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»