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FFUMC’s Christmas dinner, auction, concert planned for December 18

In place of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s (FFUMC) 2011 Tour of Homes this year, members will host a silent auction and dinner before the Candlelight Concert on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. This year marks the 12th performance of the Candlelight Concert featuring violinist Sonja Squires and pianist Rick Massengale.

Along with all of the great instrumentalists, the concert will feature vocalists Kristy Cline and Dr. Franklin Green. Read More»

Religion Briefs 12/07/11

COS will hold Advent service tonight
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will offer mid-week Advent services on Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, from 7-7:30 p.m. “Taking the Story of Christmas Home” is the theme. According to associate pastor Miriam Beecher, “Each worship service will have a multi-sensory creative touch.” Some of the traditions and practices to be explored are Christmas trees, wreaths, cards, lights and candy canes. The Shepherd’s Band and Logos Ringers will provide music. Christ Our Shepherd is on the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway.
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DivorceCare/DC4K starts January 23

A new 13-week DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) session will begin on Monday, Jan. 23, at Providence United Methodist Church.

Providence UMC and Heritage Christian Church partner to offer the programs. Both sessions are free and nursery is available for children not participating in DC4K. Read More»

Flat Creek will host training event

Flat Creek Baptist Church will host a Sunday School Training Event, “Light Unto My Path,” Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at the church.

Supper will be served at 6 p.m. followed by the training event from 7-10 p.m.

The cost is $5 each for Fairburn Association members and $15 each for non-Fairburn Association members.

There will be classes for leaders of all age groups (from preschool through adult) as well as pastors, Sunday School directors and more, led by acclaimed leaders from all over the state. Read More»

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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 questions that I have gotten over the years and via email for this column,

Dear Father Paul:  Is hell real?  Who made hell?  God?  If so, why?  — Shawn
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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 questions that I have gotten over the years and via email for this column,

Dear Father Paul:  Is hell real?  Who made hell?  God?  If so, why?  — Shawn
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Heritage Christian will host 10th annual ‘Dickens Village’

Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville invites the community to come and enjoy the sights and sounds of an authentic old English Victorian Village at its 10th annual Dickens Village, held nightly for two weekends, Dec. 2-4 and Dec. 9-11 from 6-9 p.m. Dickens Village is free of charge.

According to Ken White, Dickens Village director, this year’s outdoor village is new and expanded, with an open marketplace like an old fashioned open market with fresh fish on ice, raw vegetables, nuts, fruit and hot apple cider. Read More»

McDonough Road Baptist will present Christmas drama Dec. 4

Shown above (L-R) are Bennet’s Mill students James Hartley, Ian Belwood, Oliver Whiten, and Andrew Hogan, and teacher, Martha Trisler. Photo/Special.

Several students from Bennett’s Mill Middle School recently got involved in the efforts of the Real Life Center in Tyrone and collected food and clothing for the RLC’s food pantry and thrift store. The group collected more than 2,000 cans of food and allowed the center to serve 186 families in the community.

Shown above (L-R) are Bennet’s Mill students James Hartley, Ian Belwood, Oliver Whiten, and Andrew Hogan, and teacher, Martha Trisler. Photo/Special.

Providence UMC starts garden for community

With a lot in the news lately about organic gardening, “farm-to-table food” and schools teaching children how to grow food which they then eat in the cafeteria, Providence United Methodist Church has committed to use part of its property to offer organic gardening plots for families, schools and groups in the area who want to grow their own fruits and vegetables.

The church will also grow fruits and vegetables on one large plot as an outreach to those in the community who struggle to buy healthy food. Read More»

COS will present children’s musical

Children at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will present “Operation Christmas Child” on Sunday, Dec. 4, at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. In the musical, characters at “Fort Faithful 12-25” learn about sharing with children across the world through Operation Christmas Child, which distributes millions of shoeboxes filled with gifts. Christ Our Shepherd contributed 125 boxes this year.

The public is invited, and there is no admission cost.

The church is on the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.

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