Religion Briefs 03/20/12

Beth Moore Bible study offered
Peachtree City United Methodist Church will offer the Beth Moore Bible study on “James” beginning March 21 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. To register, email Andrea at

St. Paul offers Lenten services
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will hold mid-week Lenten services on Wednesdays, March 21 and 28, at 5 and  7 p.m. with dinner between services at 6 p.m. The church is at 700 Ardenlee Pkwy. off Ga. Highway 74 in Peachtree City.

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God really knows us! And He’s right here with us!

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Harry was a retiree who had a daily routine that began with breakfast every morning with his buddies at the local greasy spoon. One morning, the waitresses were short-handed and service was moving slower than normal and the man was getting impatient.

“Hey, can you go ahead and bring me my coffee and breakfast?” He ordered the same thing every morning, so the waitress knew exactly what he wanted: two eggs over medium, bacon strips and grits.

His buddy across the table said, “Harry, what’s your hurry?”
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‘Intelligent Design’ series starts tonight at Covenant

Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville will host a free three-session lecture series on “Intelligent Design” with Dr. Charles Thaxton during Wednesday Night Ministry on March 14, 21 and 28 at 7 p.m.

The lecture series will address the history, the case for, and frequently asked questions about “Intelligent Design.”

Thaxton is co-author of The Mystery of Life’s Origin and The Soul of Science, and academic editor of Of Pandas and People. Read More»

Planting Day

Some 85 volunteers showed up recently to plant trees for the Harvest for Real Life Orchard. Photo/Special.

Some 85 volunteers showed up recently to plant trees for the Harvest for Real Life Orchard, which will serve everyone in the community. The orchard is on the property of Dogwood Church in Tyrone and is a project of the Real Life Center which operates a food pantry and thrift store in Tyrone. The center provides food and household items for needy families. For more information on getting involved or for those who are in need of help, call 770-631-9334 or email Photo/Special.

Lenten lunches continue at FFUMC

Members of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) invite the community to their Lenten Lunch series which began on Ash Wednesday. 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 15, Gary Wood; March 22, the Rev. Jennie Andone; March 29 the Rev. Ed Steil; and April 5 the Rev. Bob Partridge. Read More»

Suffering’ seminar starts Sat.

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»

PTC’s Metzger is new women’s leader at Christ the King church

Sallie Metzger

Sallie Metzger of Peachtree City, is the new leader of The Women of Christ the King at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Metzger is also involved with The Order of St. Luke healing ministry and is a prayer minister on Sunday mornings. She says she feels a very strong call to Jesus’ healing ministry and is especially pulled to inner healing. Sallie is also involved, along with Deacon Tony McGee, in Monday night Prayer and Praise at Christ the King. Read More»

Prince of Peace youth stage Hunger Awareness Lockout

The Prince of Peace Lutheran Church youth group in Fayetteville is working to raise awareness and doing projects to help needy and hungry people across the local community and around the world.

All youth 6th grade to 12th grade will participate in a lock-out, where each youth will prepare his/her own sleeping quarters (a cardboard box) and spend the night outside on Saturday, March 24. The group will begin with a soup supper and activities before heading outdoors to snooze in their own cardboard homes. Read More»

Tyrone Christian will present ‘Jews for Jesus’ program April 4

Leaders of  the First Christian Church of Tyrone met recently to discuss ongoing outreach programs. Among the agenda items was the upcoming ‘Jew For Jesus” Model Seder on April 4 and the recently added Contemporary Service on Sunday mornings. First Christian Pastor Dan Roberts provided a short report to some of the church elders.  Shown above (L-R), are Elder Ray Rogerson, Senior Elder Ken Bragg and Pastor Dan Roberts. Photo/Freddy Burdeshaw.

The First Christian Church of Tyrone will feature a special free program by the international organization “Jews For Jesus” on April 4 at 6:30 p.m. The general public is encouraged to attend.

The main guest speaker will be Mark Landrum, a Georgia native who is presently based in Sydney, Australia. As part of the program, Landrum will lead a “Model Seder.”

Seder is a Yiddish word for the ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover. Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/14/12

COS presents weekly Lenten dramas
Each Wednesday through March 28, Christ Our Shepherd will stage a drama series, “The People vs. Judas Iscariot: The Punishment Phase.” The dramas will be from 7-7:30 p.m. at the church. The audience will serve as the jury as prosecution and defense attorneys present evidence based on the Bible and tradition. Various witnesses will be “subpoenaed” to testify, including Peter, John and Mary Magdalene. The public is invited and there is no charge. The church is on the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway.
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