Walt Disney and Easter

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Ed Young, Christian pastor, author, and speaker, writes in his book The Creative Leader:

“Following his stint in World War I, Walt Disney stepped into the American entertainment business with dreams of becoming a cartoonist and animator. Despite setback after setback, Disney persisted with his vision to produce groundbreaking entertainment through the creative medium of animation. Read More»

Free Parenting classes begin next week at Brooks United Methodist

Brooks UMC will host a weekly Parenting Teens seminar on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. beginning April 11 and continuing through May 9.

The church has partnered with the experienced psychotherapists of A New Start Counseling Center, Inc. to cover issues that are relevant for families in the community. Covered topics include teen sexuality, peer pressure, bullying, substance abuse, social media addictions, and family dynamics. Read More»

Metzger preaches at Youth Day

Thomas Stearnes Fretwell Metzger, 14, recently was the guest preacher during Youth Day at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Metzger, of Peachtree City, will be 15 years old on May 4.

Thomas began public school in New York where he skipped first grade after the first 6 weeks. By third grade it had become too big a challenge to stay ahead of him academically and he was quite bored in school. He has been home schooled since that time. Read More»

FFUMC offers fitness classes

As the weather gets nicer, it’s time to get out of the house and get moving with Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s (FFUMC) fitness classes. A new class has been added for April and, for the month of April, fitness classes will be offered at a discounted rate, only $10 per punch card ($1 per class).

April classes begin Monday, April 9. Read More»

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»

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