All Saints hosts founder of Haiti’s Bethlehem Ministry

Pere Jean Monique Bruno

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City recently hosted two special visitors from Haiti — Pere Jean Monique Bruno and his wife, Madam Marise Bruno. This followed All Saints’ three-week campaign of raising funds for the clinic in Terrier Rouge, Haiti.

The Brunos were the missionary story at Braelinn Elementary’s Good News Club. Before Pere Bruno spoke to the children, they serenaded him with a Creole song they had learned.

Later in the evening, a dinner was held at the Log House with a feast of Chick-fil-A chicken, plus dishes prepared by parishioners. Read More»

Brian Cosby will lead Covenant’s seminar on theology of suffering

Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville will host a three- week seminar entitled, “Building a Theology of Suffering” led by the Rev. Dr. Brian Cosby,

This seminar, which will be held on March 18, 25 and April 1, is part of the ongoing Bible Institute hosted by Covenant Presbyterian on Sunday evenings, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Cosby will be exploring the biblical theology of suffering — “understanding where suffering came from, why God ordains it, how to rightly respond to it, and how to minister to those experiencing it.” Cosby is on staff at Carriage Lane Presbyterian in Peachtree City. Read More»

FFUMC preschool and MMO programs accepting registration

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) Preschool and Mother’s Morning Out (MMO) is now taking registration for the 2012 – 2013 school year. The programs provide a Christian environment of learning for children ages one through four years old.

Classes meet two, three or four days, Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tuition ranges from $145 - $175 per month. Read More»

Recognized for service

Donna Turner of Sharpsburg and Bishop David Epps. Photo/Special.

Donna Turner of Sharpsburg, outgoing director of the Women of Christ the King, was recently recognized for her ministry of leadership among the women of the church. In addition to serving as director, Turner has also been active in teaching Bible studies to the women of the church. She will remain an active member of the Women’s Council. She is also an active licensed liturgical minister. A presentation of a bouquet of flowers was made by Bishop David Epps, pastor of the Cathedral of Christ the King. Photo/Special.

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Fayette Samaritans honored for service

Longtime Samaritan officer and volunteer Lena Slaughter (L) and Fayetteville Christian Church secretary Helen Thornton welcomed everyone to the luncheon for the Samaritans’ 20th anniversary. Photo/Special.

The Fayette Samaritans celebrates 20 years of serving needy Fayette Countians this year.

It first began in a couple of small rooms in back of the Georgia Department of Family and Children’s Services on Ga. Highway 85 South.

When DFACS grew and needed the space, Leslie Contracting Co. offered the organization an office suite at its headquarters on North Jeff Davis. Read More»

A handyman I’m not, but I’m thankful God is still building

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I was cleaning out my desk and found my “Handyman Club of America” sticker. I remember the day I received it. I usually don’t mess with junk mail, but this piece caught my eye and immediately my self-esteem received a boost.

“Your membership has been approved! You are an official member of the Handyman Club of America. Please keep what you learn here to yourself. Use your special member privileges for YOUR benefit only. Keep any free tools or equipment given to you by the club out of the hands of non-members.” Read More»

Edgefield Baptist’s revival starts tonight

The Edgefield Church Family in Fayetteville invites the community to join them Wednesday, Feb. 29 – Friday, March 2 at 7 p.m. nightly for their three-day revival.

Speakers will be Edgefield’s very own Elder Daniel Smart and Pastor Melba Rankins from Restoration International in Pensacola, Fla. Smart will be the speaker Wednesday, Feb. 29 – Thursday, March 1. Rankins will conclude the revival services on Friday, March 2.

The Theme scripture will be Hosea 6:2, “After two days he will revive us; on the third day he will restore us, that we may live in his presence.” (NIV) Read More»

Thursday Lenten lunches continue

The Lenten Lunch series which started on Ash Wednesday continues at Fayetteville First United MethodistChurch. 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 1, Dr. Dave Lee; March 8, David Hobson; 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»

Nativity to host bishop this Sunday

The Rt. Rev. Keith B. Whitmore, assistant bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, will celebrate the Eucharist and preach at the 10 a.m. service Sunday, March 4, at the Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville.

After the service, all are invited to an “international luncheon” in the parish hall. Members have been asked to bring items unique to their native countries or regions of the U.S. The church is located at 130 Antioch Road, just off Georgia Route 92, south of downtown Fayetteville. Read More»