Providence UMC’s VBS starts June 11

Providence United Methodist Church in Fayetteville invites children to experience a “Cool, Cool Summer” at SonRise National Park Vacation Bible School, Monday, June 11 through Friday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to noon.

VBS is open to kids who are entering kindergarten through fifth grade in the fall.

Registration forms are available online at or in the children’s lobby or main lobby of the church. Fill out the form and return it to the church or mail it to PUMC, 592 Bernhard Road, Fayetteville, GA 30215. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/16/12

COS will honor graduates this Sunday
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will honor graduating seniors this Sunday in services at 10:50 and 11 a.m. The Christ Our Shepherd Brass, which includes two seniors, will provide music at the 11 a.m. service. Each senior will receive a hand-made blanket, symbolizing the congregation’s continuing support. The church is on the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.

Prophetic service planned for June 3 Read More»

Wise mothers have a way with words

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

Two young children were talking with each other about “parent problems.” One complained, “First, they teach you to talk, then they teach you to walk, and as soon as you get good at talking and walking, then they tell you to sit down and be quiet.”

I don’t know about you, but I’m thankful for what my mom taught me. I was blessed to be raised in a good home with dedicated parents and am still blessed to have my mother. She has her aches and pains, but still does well as she approaches 85. Read More»

Mountain climber, Brad Jubin, to speak at Christ Our Shepherd this Sunday

Brad Jubin will be the guest speaker at Sunday worship on May 13 at 8:30 and 10:50 a.m. at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. This spring Jubin climbed the tallest peak in the world outside the Himalayas, Aconcagua in Argentina, to raise funds for the Hudson Family Foundation. This foundation, headed by Atlanta Braves pitcher Tim Hudson, benefits children in need. Read More»

B’nai Israel’s career planning program starts tonight in F’ville

Congregation B’nai Israel in Fayetteville will present a six-week job search and career planning program, beginning Wednesday night, May 9, and continuing each week on the five Wednesdays thereafter.

The program is open to anyone in the community and is designed for those seeking employment or needing help with career planning.

A $25 tax-deductible donation to CBI will cover the program’s costs.

All sessions will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The opening one in the series on May 9 is entitled “Identifying your strengths and job/career aspirations.”

Other topics are: Read More»

Successful event

L-R) Ann Johnston, Hugh Smith, Sara Reams, Mary Lou Montgomery, Barbara Neely, guest speaker Rae Litowich, Arline Deacon, Marian Speight, and Pat Cantoni. Not pictured is Patricia Sackett. Photo/Special.

Shown are members of the worship committee at Fayette Presbyterian Church who recently staged a Seder meal and demonstration. Approximately 100 people from Fayette and surrounding areas, including many from different faiths, attended the event. (L-R) Ann Johnston, Hugh Smith, Sara Reams, Mary Lou Montgomery, Barbara Neely, guest speaker Rae Litowich, Arline Deacon, Marian Speight, and Pat Cantoni. Not pictured is Patricia Sackett. Photo/Special.

FFUMC’s‘UnBelizeable Variety show and Dinner’ is Saturday

Enjoy dinner, a show and support a mission this Saturday, May 12, at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s UnBelizeable variety Show and Dinner.

Show times are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Family Life Center and the cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under.

All proceeds will benefit FFUMC’s 2012 Belize Mission Trip. Read More»

COS to present musical, ‘The Lost Boy’ this Saturday and Sunday

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church’s “Music and the Master” ministry will present “The Lost Boy” on Saturday, May 12, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 13, at 11 a.m.

This musical recounts the story of Jesus at age 12 spending three days in the temple conversing with the rabbis while his parents searched for him.

Shepherd’s Flock singers are ages 6-12, and the story will be told and sung from their perspective. Pre-school age Cherub Choir will join for a portion of the musical. Also participating will be handbell ringers and chimers from this ministry. Read More»

Renewing vows after 50 years

Tom and Judy Caudle renewing their wedding vows.

Tom and Judy Caudle recently renewed their wedding vows at All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City. Fr. Ray Greiner, associate priest, conducted the service. The Caudles were married on April 26, 1962, at St. Phillip’s in Coral Gables, Fla. They have been members of the church since 1981. Photo/Special.

Olivet Church plans gala celebration week to install new pastor

Rev. Dr. William Holmes Robinson

The board of directors and members of the Olivet Church are planning a celebration spanning five days, culminating in the installation service of their new pastor, the Rev. Dr. William Holmes Robinson. The installation service will be held at The Olivet Church on Sunday, May 20, at 5 p.m. Pre-installation celebrations begin May 16. Read More»

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