Religion Briefs 01/29/14

LDS plans Valentine Dance
The Peachtree City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) will host an Adult (ages 18 and up) Valentines Dance Saturday, Feb. 8, from 7 – 10 p.m., at the church, 101 Peachtree Pkwy. South. There is  no charge; everyone is welcome.

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Ask Father Paul

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Body, soul and spirit

Dear Father Paul:  I am a Christian. The Bible talks about our body, soul and spirit. I understand the “body.”  But what is the “soul” and the “spirit?”  They seem like the same thing.  Is there a difference? And if there is, what is it? — C.N.?
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Hopewell’s ‘Wednesday Nite Out’ program starts tonight

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will offer a Wednesday night program for children, youth, and adults beginning tonight, Jan. 22.

The adults will have Bible study while the children and youth engage in their programs.

The program will run twice a month, on the first and fourth Wednesday, in conjunction with Wednesday Night Suppers. Meals will be served at 5:45 p.m. and the program will run from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Tonight, the Missions Committee invites the community to join them for pizza. Proceeds will go towards the Homeless Offering. Serving begins at 5:45 p.m. Read More»

PTC United Methodist will host Global Impact Celebration Feb. 5-9

Peachtree City United Methodist Church will host its first ever Global Impact Celebration (GIC) Feb. 5 – 9, at its Worship Ministry Center, 225 Robinson Rd. in Peachtree City.

The five-day celebration is open to the public and will feature speakers and missionaries from around the world and around the neighborhood, with discussions and events for all ages. Read More»

Fayette Presbyterian group will offer AARP Driver Safety Program

The ESPs (Extra Special People) of Fayette Presbyterian Church will host an AARP Driver Safety Program class this Thursday, Jan. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a short break for lunch. The class is open to all persons 25 years of age and older.

Participants can expect to learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road and much more in this six-hour course. Seniors can find out how to adjust their driving to age-related changes in vision, hearing and reaction time. Read More»

Religion Briefs 01/22/14

B’nai Israel sponsors community dance
Congregation B’nai Israel will sponsor a “Swing to the ‘60s Dance Fundraiser” Saturday, Jan. 23, at 7:30 p.m. at the Tyrone Depot, 847 Senoia Rd. in Tyrone. Dance to the sounds of the renowned band, “Second Time Around.” The event will also feature dance demonstrations, a full buffet dinner and dessert, all for $25 per person. For more info or to reserve, contact Angie Ellis at 678-817-7162 or

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Will we walk by faith or by sight in 2014?

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We’re two weeks into 2014, but it’s still early enough to decide to put our best foot forward this year. What are you doing that will help you make great spiritual progress in your life?

I loved the story in a recent Sunday paper about Margie Bowen, the retired physical education teacher who, on New Year’s Eve, made her 500th climb up Stone Mountain. Read More»

Humorist Cathy Lee Phillips to speak at Fayetteville First UMC

Cathy Lee Phillips

Delivering “humor with a message,” Cathy Lee Phillips will speak at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Titus II, a lunch and learning event.

The entire community is invited to hear Phillips’s stories and parables that reflect how she experiences God in the ordinary events of life.

“Her simple yet poignant message speaks to all ages through a down-home style,” a spokesperson said. “Her heartwarming words deliver a challenge to expect spiritual surprises each day and to recognize God’s presence in life’s moments.” Read More»

Religion Briefs 01/15/14

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Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran to host Financial Peace University

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will offer Financial Peace University, a nine-session course which looks at “healthy habits for dealing with financial resources” in a Christian context.

Learn how to maximize money, use a budget, spend and save wisely, and manage debt—using a faith perspective.

The course’s author, Dave Ramsey, has conducted training for thousands of individuals. Read More»

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