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Golfing for the needy

Pictured golfing in the  photo is Garland Perry, with Doug Shoemaker, Lyn Gapen and Bert Laaker watching. Photo/Special.

Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. in Peachtree City held an Employee Appreciation Day called “Putt Fore Pantry” the Friday before Thanksgiving. Employees collect food items to benefit the Real Life Center and use the food that is donated to build a nine- hole miniature golf course throughout their building. Teams of employees then play golf to win prizes. Pictured golfing in the photo is Garland Perry, with Doug Shoemaker, Lyn Gapen and Bert Laaker watching. Photo/Special.

COS ‘Love Feasts’ set for this weekend

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will offer Love Feasts in Moravian Tradition on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. The 10:50 GraceFlock Service will participate in the Love Feast.

The public is invited to arrive 30 minutes early to get a good seat and to hear the “musical offering” by five instrumental groups. Over 35 instrumentalists will join Sanctuary Choir and Joyful Noise Ringers to present traditional carols, Moravian carols, and Christmas anthems. Read More»

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.

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