John Maxwell will speak at Christian City’s benefit luncheon

John C. Maxwell, an internationally renowned leadership expert, coach, and author who has sold more than 20 million books, will be the featured guest speaker for Christian City’s Annual Hopes and Dreams Luncheon on Thursday, May 3, at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park. The event is a benefit for the children who live in the cottages at The Children’s Village at Christian City. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/04/12

S.A.G.E. group heads for botanical gardens
The S.A.G.E group at Fayetteville First UMC is planning a trip to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens on Thursday, April 26. The cost is $20 per person for admission and transportation, plus lunch on your own at the “Metro Fresh in the Garden Cafe.” After April 12, the cost is $25 per person. The group will depart at 9 a.m. and will return to the church at 2 p.m. Trip dates are subject to change and are dependent on driver availability and a 15 person minimum. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.
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Prayer really works when we take it seriously

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John Ortberg, in The Life You’ve Always Wanted, tells about the time that Tony Campolo, the college professor, popular speaker and author, was about to address a college chapel service. Several men from the school gathered with Tony for a time of prayer before he spoke. They circled, knelt, laid hands on him and began to call out for God to bless their speaker. Read More»

St. Gabriel’s fish fry ends Friday

St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Fayetteville has been having a fish fry each Friday, scheduled through March 30, featuring baked or fried Tilapia.

The cost is $8 for adult plates and $5 for a child’s plate. Family meals are capped at $32 per family and consist of two adult and four children’s plates. Additional servings will be at the per plate price. The first plate will be served at 5:30 p.m. this Friday.

Contact the church, 770-461-0492, or Chris, program chair, 770-277-8807, for more information. The church is at 152 Antioch Rd., Fayetteville.

Two more Lenten lunches scheduled at F’ville First

Members of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) invite the community to their Lenten Lunch series which began on Ash Wednesday. Lunches are served at noon each Thursday in the fellowship hall. A light lunch is served followed by an inspirational speaker. The lunch is hosted by each of FFUMC’s United Methodist Women’s Circle groups. The cost of the lunch is $2.

The speaker for the Thursday Lenten Lunch on March 29 is the Rev. Ed Steil, and on April 5 the Rev. Bob Partridge. Read More»

PTCUMC will host biblical meal

John and Rosemary Norris serving at last year’s biblical meal. Photo/Special.

A biblical Meal will take place on Maundy Thursday, April 5, from 6-8:30 p.m. at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd. in Peachtree City. The meal will be a time of learning and worship for the celebration of Christ’s Last Supper.

A guest presenter from the Antiquity Center in LaGrange will lead with scriptural teachings on the Last Supper in the context of the Passover and first century middle-eastern culture. Read More»

B’Nai Israel to hold community Seder

Congregation B’nai Israel, a Reform Jewish synagogue in Fayetteville, will celebrate Passover with a community seder at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at the synagogue’s sanctuary on Highway 54 East near Corinth Road.

The event will be open to all members of the community. Read More»

McDonough Road Baptist will present musical/drama Sunday

The Celebration Choir and Orchestra of McDonough Road Baptist Church will present a musical/drama entitled “The Other Way” on Sunday, April 1, at 10:55 a.m. and 6 p.m.

“This is a musical/drama for the whole family that is about how one person’s life can change so many others,” said Mark Karki, minister of music and worship.

“With stirring music and memorable dialogue, this drama will be a great help in celebrating the Easter season. The drama will help every worshipper take stock of his or her life.” Read More»

Nativity announces Holy Week events

The Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville will hold special services every day during the coming week, marking the close of the season of Lent and the beginning of the season of Easter.

On Sunday, April 1, the 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist will include a palm procession and the Liturgy of the Palms. Stations of the Cross will be observed at 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (April 2-4). Read More»

Tyrone First Christian announces activities through Holy Week

The First Christian Church of Tyrone has released a slate of upcoming events leading up through Holy Week.

This Saturday, March 31, the congregation will have a work day to prepare the grounds and building for the Holy Season. Coffee will be served starting at 8 a.m. At 5:30 p.m. there will be a Low Country Boil meal, followed by a showing of he movie “Courageous” at 7 p.m. Childcare is provided for children up through first grade age. Read More»

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