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Religion Briefs 08/27/14

FCCF plans Fifth Sunday meeting
The Fellowship of Christian Churches and Friends (FCCF) will hold its regular Fifth Sunday Gathering on Aug. 31, at 2:30 p.m. at Mount Olive Baptist Church.  The celebration will highlight the women of the FCCF leadership churches through singing, praise dancing, and words of encouragement. The FCCF welcomes all churches and individuals  interested  in Christian unity.  The host pastor is the Rev. Melvin Ware. Mount Olive is in northwest Fayette County at 1565 Ga. Hwy. 92, North.
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Coweta approves annexation into Fulton Co. city

The Coweta County Commission has given a thumbs-up to a petition by Serenbe Development LLC and the City of Chattahoochee Hills that will result in a 179-acre area of the Serenbe community located in Coweta being annexed into Chatt Hills.

The 178.78-acre area situated inside Coweta off Shell Road (Atlanta Newnan Road) is part of the much larger 900-acre Serenbe community which lies within the city limits of Chatt Hills in southwest Fulton County. Read More»

Robert Martin DeMine, Sr., 80, of Brooks

Robert Martin DeMine, Sr., 80, of Brooks, passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Mr. DeMine was the owner/operator of Bob DeMine Heating and Air. He proudly served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW Post in Jonesboro.

He was preceded in death by his wife Betty DeMine. He is survived by daughters Barbara (Keith) Wills of Gainesville and Brenda (Rodney) McCranie of Lawrenceville; son Robert M. (Carole) DeMine, Jr. of Brooks; 8 grandchildren; sister Dolly Becton of Savannah; brother Thomas (Rose) DeMine of Savannah. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/20/14

Final revival service is tonight
True Love Christian Ministries in Fayetteville concludes its summer revival tonight, Wednesday, Aug. 20, with the final service at 7 p.m. The host pastor is Elder Nathaniel Livingston. TLCM is a leadership church in the Fellowship of Christian Churches and Friends (FCCF), which seeks unity among area churches.  TLCM is located in Fayette County at 192 Graves Road, just off of Gingercake Road.

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Arlene L. Harris of Nebraska

Arlene was born in Bruning, Neb. and graduated from Nebraska Weslyan University as a theater major. After touring with the theater company, Arlene went to Alaska to visit her sister and started working in television. She met and married T. W. "Bill" Harris and had two sons, Tad and Mike, and moved to Georgia and then Illinois. Arlene and Bill ran their own business in Illinois for several years until the late 1970's. Arlene worked in marketing for a medical products company and became the Vice President of Marketing. She retired in 1989 and moved to Georgia to be close to family. Read More»

Margaret K. Tarpley, 96, of Jonesboro,

Margaret K. Tarpley, 96, of Jonesboro, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014.

Mrs. Tarpley was a porcelain artist, an avid gardener, and an expert quilter. She retired from National Bank of Georgia. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/13/14

GriefShare starts at PTCUMC
GriefShare classes at Peachtree City United Methodist Church begin Aug. 14 and continue each Thursday through Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 308, Robinson Road Campus. GriefShare is a  14-week Bible-based class for those who have lost a loved one, either recently or in the past. To register, contact Wanda Andereck, 770-716-8306.

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MRBC to present ‘Generations: A Coming Together’

The Celebration Choir and Orchestra of McDonough Road Baptist Church will present “Generations: A Coming Together,” this Sunday, Aug. 10, at 10:55 a.m.

“This special worship experience is under the direction of minister of worship Mark Karki and will feature selections and narration that will exalt the Savior and enrich the lives of believers,” said MRBC’s pastor, David Chancey.

The church is located at 352 McDonough Rd., just past the department of driver’s services building.

The service begins at 10:55 a.m. and childcare is provided.

Call 770-460-5423 for more information.

Religion Briefs 08/06/14

Woolsey starts new Sunday school year
Woolsey Baptist Church, 115 Hampton Road in Fayetteville, will have a Meet the Teacher/New Sunday School Year for Children and Parents on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 9:30 a.m. This begins the new church year and is for children K through sixth grade. The new Awana year begins  on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Awana is for children three years old through sixth grade. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-9618 or visit www.woolseybaptist.org.

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Free promotional course to be offered by Atlanta Bible College

Pastors from local churches, lay leaders and individuals are invited to take advantage of the free Bible College course promotion this fall semester at Atlanta Bible College in McDonough.

The purpose of the promotion is to let the public know about Atlanta Bible College and give church leaders and members an opportunity to go back to school to complete a theology degree or to start school and obtain a quality Biblical education. A one year foundation certificate does not require a GED.

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• Pastoral leadership
• Administration
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