Clower classes to be offered Jan. 11

Ron Clower, author of “Jesus Christ: Centerpiece of God’s Universe,” wrote his book after years of leading studies on that book of the Bible. He will offer a 12-week study at Providence United Methodist Church using his book as a resource beginning Jan. 11 at 6:30 p.m. Sign up for the study by emailing Leslie at

Providence is at 592 Bernhard Rd., Fayetteville in southern Fayette County between Redwine Road and Ga. Hwy 85. Call 770-719-8800 for more information.

Flat Creek Baptist to host Sunday School training event January 27

Each year Flat Creek Baptist Church and The Fairburn Baptist Association provide training for all Sunday School/Small Group workers. This year the theme will be “A Light Unto My Path,” taken from Psalms 119:105. The training event will be held Friday, Jan. 27, at the church.

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

Religion Briefs 01/04/12

Basics of Christian faith explored
The Rev. Mark Westmoreland, pastor of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, will lead a study of the basics of the Christian faith beginning Wednesday, Jan. 4, and continuing for 16 weeks. The study is for New Christians, as well as seasoned believers, who have questions about the basics of the Christian faith. The class will end March 28. Cost of materials is $10. Contact the church office for more information, 770-461-4313.

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Ask Father Paul-12-28-11

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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 and via e-mail for this column.
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Fayette Family Church will host Watch Night gospel service

Fayette Family Church, located at 1729 Ga. Hwy. 54 West, will have a special Old-Fashioned Watch Night Service, featuring singing, preaching and communion on Saturday, Dec. 31, starting at 10 p.m. The Watch Night tradition is observed in many Christian churches. Music will be Southern Gospel featuring the Singing Purcells. Everyone is welcome.

To welcome the New Year, Sunday, Jan. 1, there will be one joint worship service at 10:45 a.m. A children’s church and nursery are provided.
For more information, call the church, 770-461-6235.

‘Come Together’ benefit concert planned for Jan. 15

Pastor Rhys Stenner and the Church Family of New Hope Baptist in Fayetteville will present the Third Annual Come Together Benefit Concert for Wellspring Living featuring a stellar list of renowned awarding winning gospel artists and the New Hope Baptist Church Choir and Orchestra. The concert is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 15 at 6 p.m. at New Hope. The cost is $20 per tocket, general admission. Read More»

Clower classes start in January

Ron Clower, author of “Jesus Christ: Centerpiece of God’s Universe,” will offer a 12-week study using the book as a resource beginning Jan. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Providence UMC. Sign up by emailing Leslie at

Providence is at 592 Bernhard Rd., Fayetteville, in south Fayette County.

Providence Divorce Care/Divorce Care for kids starts Jan. 23

A new 13-week DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) session will begin on Monday, Jan. 23, at Providence United Methodist Church. Providence is at 592 Bernhard Road in Fayetteville. Providence UMC and Heritage Christian Church partner to offer these programs. Both sessions are free and nursery is available for children not participating in DC4K. DC4K curriculum is geared for children ages 5 yrs - 12 yrs. Read More»

PTC Christian will offer family movie showings

Peachtree City Christian Church has a couple of movie showings coming up.

On Jan. 13, at 6:30 p.m., the church will will show the movie, “Courageous” (PG-13), for the cost of $1 per person. There is also childcare available at the church (pizza, games and fun included) for a cost of $20 per family with three or more children; $15 per family with two children; and only $7 per family with one child. All proceeds for the childcare goes to support Joshua’s Gift, a ministry to feed needy children in the area. Popcorn and drinks will be available for a nominal charge as well. Read More»

Religion Briefs 12/28/11

Edgefield will have Watch Night service
Edgefield Baptist Church’s Celebration of Christ will continue on Saturday, Dec. 31, at 10 p.m. when the Watch Night service will be held with the theme, “The Best is Yet to Come.” Edgefield is on Church Street in downtown Fayetteville.

New Year’s Eve Masses planned at St. Mary’s Read More»

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