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FFUMC will host ‘UnBelizeable Variety show and Dinner’ May 12

Enjoy dinner, a show and support a mission on 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.

Dinner features a main course with dessert for $7. Dine in the Fellowship Hall from 5 to 6:30 p.m. or get a take-out box from 4 to 6:30 p.m. All proceeds will benefit the Belize Mission Team. Read More»

Providence’s Jubilee Garden now open for planting

Visitors to last month’s Marketplace at Providence UMC also had the chance to get information about the new Jubilee Garden, which is now open for planting.

Middle school minister Jono Moehlig said, “We have many families who have started planting so it’s exciting to see fruits and vegetables beginning to grow. We now have running water and a path to the garden so it’s easy to water and maintain the plots.”

Plots are still available and can be reserved by contacting Moehlig at jmoehlig@provumc.com Read More»

Heritage Christian VBS opens registration

Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville invites children to “Sky: Everything is Possible with God” Vacation Bible School, Monday, June 25-Friday, June 29 from 8:45 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. VBS is open to kids who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade.

VBS is free of charge until May 31. Beginning, June 1, VBS will be $10 per child. Registration forms are available online at: www.heritagechristian.org, and at both buildings on campus. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/25/12

Summit to host Jazz Festival
The Summit Church at 1373 Ga. Hwy. 92 S. will have a Jazz Festival on April 28  from 1-4 p.m. The music and the food will be free.  The participating groups will be  The UpSetters , The SoundSketch, and Capo3.  The leaders of these respective groups are: Brad Bradshaw, Mike Wheeler and Butch Watson.  Everyone is welcome.

FPC Spring Fling is April 28 downtown Read More»

Ask Father Paul

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Pastors get some of the most interesting questions from people they meet and people in their congregations.  Here are a few that I have received in my ministry over the years and via email for this column.

 Dear father Paul:  One of my professors claims that Jesus went to India as a young man and there learned most of his teachings from Hindu gurus.  Did he?  — M.W.

 Dear M.W.  Your professor is seriously mistaken.
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David Rathbun accepts call as associate pastor, youth minister

The Rathbun family: David and Carra with children Kendall (far left), Micah (middle) and Addison. Photo/special.

Lisbon Baptist Church has announced the calling of David Rathbun as their associate pastor/minister to youth and children, effective April 1, 2012.

Rathbun comes to Lisbon after serving five years as associate pastor at Flat Creek Baptist Church in Fayetteville. He and his wife, Carra, have two daughters and one son, Addison, Kendall, and Micah. Rathbun is a graduate of The University of Georgia and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Rathbun’s ministry at Lisbon will be focused on youth and children (ages birth through 12th grade). Read More»

Holocaust remembrance service planned this weekend

Yom Ha’Shoah, a service remembering the Holocaust, is an event shared by Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church and Congregation B’Nai Israel of Fayetteville. This year’s ninth annual service will be at Christ Our Shepherd on April 22 at 4 p.m. Music will be provided by a combined choir of both congregations and COS’ Flute Choir.

Writings of 11 authors will be read and 11 candles lit, one for each million persons who died (six million Jews and five million others). Children will read poems by children who survived or witnessed the Holocaust. Read More»

Covenant will offer literature, reformed theology courses

Covenant Presbyterian Church will host “A Mini-Course on Literature” by Dr. Sharon M. Sellers during Wednesday Night Ministry. Sellers earned her master’s and Ph.D. in American studies from Emory University and has taught college-level literature for over 30 years.

Covered literature will include classic American short stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Willa Cather, and Flannery O’Connor. All materials will be provided. The course will run for four consecutive Wednesdays beginning April 18 at 6:30 pm. Read More»

Help pack ‘Stop Hunger Now’ packets at Hopewell Saturday

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone is inviting men, women and children of all ages to participate in its upcoming “Stop Hunger Now” packaging event scheduled for Saturday, April 21, at 4 p.m.

Members of the church and others will package 10,000 meals for the Stop Hunger Now organization, an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid around the world.

The last time members of Hopewell participated in one of these events they packaged 10,000 meals in less than an hour. Read More»

FFUMC will host ‘Un-Belize-able Variety Show and Dinner’ May 12

Enjoy dinner, a show and support a mission on 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»

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