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Servant Weekend at COS Lutheran starts Friday

Servant Weekend at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church includes nine events. Volunteers are needed for some while others are offered as a service to the community.

The American Red Cross Blood Drive is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 19, from 2:30-7:30 p.m. Sign up online to donate at coslutheran.org/red-cross. During the same hours flu shots will be administered at the church; the cost is $25.99, with Medicare and other insurance accepted. Contact officeadministrator@coslutheran.org for more information. Read More»

Bethany, Sandy Creek church homecomings set for Sunday

Two historic churches will have homecoming festivities this Sunday. Bethany Methodist in the old Fife community and Sandy Creek Baptist on Sandy Creek Road will welcome former members and guests with special services and home-cooked dinners.

Bethany’s service starts at 10:45 a.m. with Cole Altizer preaching and Sandy Creek’s starts at 11.

The Jonathans will perform at Sandy Creek

New NFUMC Bible study groups forming now

North Fayette United Methodist Church, 847 New Hope Rd., Fayetteville, is forming Covenant Bible Study groups for Tuesday evenings and Wednesday mornings. Anticipated start date for the groups will be Sept. 23 and 24.

Covenant Bible Study is a 24-week program, but is divided into three eight-week modules which may be taken independently. This new Bible Study covers most of scripture with a theme of biblical relationships created by and lived through covenant.

More information is available on the church website, www.nfumc.com, or by calling the church office, 770-461-2409.

God’s call still clear and strong

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There’s a debate happening on some internet blogs about the two missionaries who contracted Ebola while serving in Liberia. Dr. Kent Brantly, serving through Samaritans Purse, and Nancy Writebol, a nurse serving with SIM, were airlifted home and treated at Emory Hospital.

Brantly and Writebol both survived and are recovering. However, a third American missionary doctor has been diagnosed with the virus. Read More»

Rosh Hashanah on Sept. 24 starts Jewish High Holy Days

Samuel Cross blows the shofar to usher in the Jewish New Year at Congregation B’nai Israel in Fayetteville. Joining Samuel in the tradition are (front, L-R) Jeremy Flug and Falyn Foster. Behind the table (L-R) are Olivia Davison, Jake Tarleton, Samuel Cross, Benjamin Cross and Cayleigh Schwartz. Photo/Al Faraldi.

The beginning of the year 5775 on the Hebrew Calendar is marked by Rosh Hashanah, the start of The High Holy Days. It begins with the blowing of the Shofar, a ram’s horn, and is observed by Jews all around the world. Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Wednesday, Sept. 24.

Congregation B’nai Israel of Fayetteville invites members of the community to come and join its congregational family for a spiritually deep High Holy Days experience. Read More»

Providence begins special program for single parents

Providence United Methodist Church is beginning a special program, The Umbrella, for all single parents in the community. Classes meet at 9:30 or 10:45 a.m. every Sunday in room 106. Free nursery, children and teen classes are provided during both classes.

Interested parents should email their interest to umbrella@provumc.com. Space is limited. Read More»

Gospel meeting set at Fayette Presbyterian this Saturday

There will be a gospel meeting at the Fayette Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Sept. 13, at 5 p.m. to raise awareness in the community about Christian evangelistic missions in India.

The session will be lead by Bishop Dr. M.K. Koshy, who is currently visiting from Kerala, India. Koshy has years of mission experience and will explain how the public can help.

The church is at 791 Ga. Hwy. 92, Fayetteville.

For More Information, Contact Mr. Santhosh Thomas, 770-716-3414.

Holly Grove AME will serve up BBQ, turkey lunch Sept. 14

Holly Grove AME Missionary Society Group will serve a takeout lunch consisting of turkey and dressing or barbecued chicken this Sunday, Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. at the church. The cost is $7 and includes one meat, one vegetable and one side dish, dessert and roll. The turkey dinner comes with dressing, cranberry sauce and one vegetable or side dish. The other choice is a barbecue chicken leg quarter with side dishes, roll and dessert.

Sides and veggies include macaroni and cheese, yellow rice, cabbage and green beans. Read More»

Moving to Coweta

(L-R) Roy Eveland, John Krause, Russ Crawford, Tim Ruck, (vice chairman of the Service Committee), Russ Pakulski, and Darrin Simmonds. Photo/Special.

Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City has purchased 17 acres of property on Ga. Hwy. 34 in Sharpsburg for a future church home. Erecting a new sign recently on the property were Property Committee members (L-R) Roy Eveland, John Krause, Russ Crawford, Tim Ruck, (vice chairman of the Service Committee), Russ Pakulski, and Darrin Simmonds. Photo/Special.

Sandy Creek Baptist plans homecoming celebration

Historic Sandy Creek Baptist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 21. The community is invited.

The worship service will begin at 11 a.m. with special music by The Jonathans, followed by a covered dish meal.

Sandy Creek Baptist was established in 1882 on two acres of land purchased for “the sum of $1 and good will” from Archibald T. MacIntyre.

Very early records of the church do not exist but it is known that the first building burned and another was built in its place. Read More»

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