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New United Methodist Church planned for Newnan in 2015

Dr. Quincy Brown

Seasoned pastor and Newnan resident to plant Threshold Church over the next y

Dr. Quincy Brown, resident of Newnan and long-time pastoral leader in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference, will start a new church in Newnan. Planted to meet the needs of the area’s diverse and growing population, Threshold Church is expected to open one year from now, in August of 2015. Read More»

FFUMC’s S.A.G.E. group heads for High Museum’s car show

The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will visit the High Museum in Atlanta on Wednesday, Aug. 20 to view the Dream Cars special exhibit of 17 concept cars built from the early 1930s to the 21st century. These cars pushed the limits of imagination and foreshadowed the future of design.

The group will then enjoy lunch at the High Café and explore other exhibits at their leisure.

The cost is $10 for tickets and transportation, plus lunch. The outing will be from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Read More»

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.

Courses include:.
• Pastoral leadership
• Administration
• Christian Education Read More»

Back to school, back to church

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Oh, the sweet days of summer. Watermelon, fresh vegetables, red tomatoes, Fourth of July, beach vacation, Vacation Bible Schools, youth camp, peaches, homemade ice cream, plenty of Braves games!

I’d love a few more months of summer, but that’s not how the calendar works. Summer break is winding down and families are getting in “back to school” mode.

Pastors like back to school mode because members who have been on vacation hopefully will settle back into regular church attendance and participation. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/30/14

PTCUMC men’s breakfast set for Aug. 2
PTCUMC United Methodist Men’s next breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2 beginning at 7:45 a.m. with coffee and fellowship, and breakfast at 8 a.m. in the Windgate Multi-Purpose Room. Guest speaker is Will Garner, executive director of the Midwest Food Bank-Georgia Division. Midwest formed in 2003 as a non-profit organization that provides food to over 225,000 needy people every month throughout the U.S. and aboard.

Free genealogy class offered Read More»

Nativity will begin new evening service Sunday

Jorge Darr (L), a guitarist, will lead the music Aug. 3 for the new Sunday afternoon service at Episcopal Church of the Nativity.  His wife, Jean Riehl (R) was one of the key planners for the service format. Photo/Special.

The Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville will begin holding an additional afternoon service, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. The parish will continue its present 10 a.m.Sunday Eucharist.

The Rev. Rita Henault, Nativity’s rector, said the new service will be “... casual, relaxed, affirming and participatory,” and will include scripture, prayer and Holy Communion, as well as music in different forms. Read More»

Carriage Lane Presbyterian readies for annual yard sale

Members of Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City are gearing up for their annual Ranch on Jesus yard sale planned for Friday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday Aug. 9 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual yard sale plays a large part in covering the educational costs of Ugandan children at Ranch on Jesus orphanage. Read More»

Hopewell UMC ladies have Christmas in July

Julie Compton of Sassy Chick Paint Parties helps Hopewell UMC member Ellen Brooks (left) with her art creation. The “Christmas in July” event was held on Friday, July 25, at the church in Tyrone. Photo/Special.

Six members of Hopewell UMC’s United Methodist women met on Friday, July 25, to celebrate Christmas in July. Julie Compton, of Sassy Chick Paint Parties, helped the women paint a jolly snowman to use in their Christmas décor.

“It’s surprising how Compton can guide the untrained hands of ‘wannabe’ painters to execute a frame worthy piece of art they can be proud to display,” said Elaine Pierce, a member of the group.

The women continued the theme by playing Christmas music and preparing delightful snacks to fortify them for their task.
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Plans for Christian City’s Chair-ity Event’ now underway

Ticket sales for Christian City’s annual Chair-ity event, a major fundraiser now in its eighth year, have now begun and tickets may be purchased online for $25 at www.christiancity.org.

Hosted by dedicated volunteers, community leaders, and the local arts community, this year’s Chair-ity Event will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, at The Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree in Peachtree City.

Dress is casual for this drop-in event and ticket prices cover both food and drink. Read More»

ABC will offer free promotional class this fall

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.

Courses offered include:.
• Pastoral leadership
• Administration
• Christian Education Read More»