Church

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran presents weekly Lenten dramas

Each Wednesday through March 28, Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will stage a drama series, “The People vs. Judas Iscariot: The Punishment Phase.”

The dramas will be presented from 7-7:30 p.m. at the church.

The audience will serve as the jury as prosecution and defense attorneys present evidence based on the Bible and tradition.

Various witnesses will be “subpoenaed” to testify, including Peter, John and Mary Magdalene.

Actors appearing in all five episodes are Dave Byers, Clint Barbour, JoAnne Pritchett and Tom Rehak. Read More»

Tyrone Christian breaks new ground with contemporary service

The First Christian Church of Tyrone recently broke new ground by adding a more contemporary style of worship to its Sunday morning traditional format.

Pastor Dan Roberts said, “While we will always have a traditional Sunday service, we decided to add a contemporary style because we know that it appeals to many younger families.”

Both services begin at 10:30 a.m. Read More»

Prince of Peace youth stage lockout this Saturday night

The Prince of Peace Lutheran Church youth group in Fayetteville is working to raise awareness and doing projects to help needy and hungry people across the local community and around the world.

All youth 6th grade to 12th grade will participate in a lock-out, where each youth will prepare his/her own sleeping quarters (a cardboard box) and spend the night outside on Saturday, March 24.

The group will begin with a soup supper and activities before heading outdoors to snooze in their own cardboard homes. Read More»

Epps appointed to give pastoral oversight to military chaplains

Bishop David Epps of Sharpsburg

Bishop David Epps of Sharpsburg has been appointed by Archbishop Craig Bates of New York to provide Episcopal and pastoral oversight to the military chaplains of the United States Armed Forces.

Epps says he was led to a “personal awareness of my covenant relationship with God” by a United States Navy chaplain assigned to serve the Marines with whom Epps was serving.

“I seriously thought I was going to be a Navy chaplain when I finished my enlistment and entered college but, apparently, God had other plans.” Read More»

Tyrone First Christian will present ‘Jews for Jesus’ program April 4

The First Christian Church of Tyrone will feature a special free program by the international organization “Jews For Jesus” on April 4 at 6:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Mark Landrum, a Georgia native, who will lead a “Model Seder.” The ritual feast includes a retelling of the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt, as described in the biblical Book of Exodus.

First Christian is a congregational church at 294 Jenkins Road. It recently added a Sunday morning contemporary service to its longstanding traditional service. Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/20/12

Beth Moore Bible study offered
Peachtree City United Methodist Church will offer the Beth Moore Bible study on “James” beginning March 21 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. To register, email Andrea at akgne5@aol.com.

St. Paul offers Lenten services
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will hold mid-week Lenten services on Wednesdays, March 21 and 28, at 5 and  7 p.m. with dinner between services at 6 p.m. The church is at 700 Ardenlee Pkwy. off Ga. Highway 74 in Peachtree City.

Bible study meets Thursdays Read More»

God really knows us! And He’s right here with us!

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Harry was a retiree who had a daily routine that began with breakfast every morning with his buddies at the local greasy spoon. One morning, the waitresses were short-handed and service was moving slower than normal and the man was getting impatient.

“Hey, can you go ahead and bring me my coffee and breakfast?” He ordered the same thing every morning, so the waitress knew exactly what he wanted: two eggs over medium, bacon strips and grits.

His buddy across the table said, “Harry, what’s your hurry?”
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‘Intelligent Design’ series starts tonight at Covenant

Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville will host a free three-session lecture series on “Intelligent Design” with Dr. Charles Thaxton during Wednesday Night Ministry on March 14, 21 and 28 at 7 p.m.

The lecture series will address the history, the case for, and frequently asked questions about “Intelligent Design.”

Thaxton is co-author of The Mystery of Life’s Origin and The Soul of Science, and academic editor of Of Pandas and People. Read More»

Planting Day

Some 85 volunteers showed up recently to plant trees for the Harvest for Real Life Orchard. Photo/Special.

Some 85 volunteers showed up recently to plant trees for the Harvest for Real Life Orchard, which will serve everyone in the community. The orchard is on the property of Dogwood Church in Tyrone and is a project of the Real Life Center which operates a food pantry and thrift store in Tyrone. The center provides food and household items for needy families. For more information on getting involved or for those who are in need of help, call 770-631-9334 or email ric@reallifecenter.org. Photo/Special.

Lenten lunches continue at FFUMC

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.

Speakers for the Thursday Lenten Lunches are: March 15, Gary Wood; March 22, the Rev. Jennie Andone; March 29 the Rev. Ed Steil; and April 5 the Rev. Bob Partridge. Read More»