S.A.G.E. Methodist group heads for Cartersville

The S.A.G.E. group (senior adults going everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church have scheduled a trip to the Tellus Science Museum in Cartertsville for their February outing. The trip is planned for Monday, Feb. 27, leaving the church at 9 a.m. and returning at 4 p.m.

The cost is $15 per person and includes museum, planetarium show and transportation. Lunch will be on your own at the museum cafe. Read More»

Religion Briefs 02/22/12

FFUMC will again host Lenten lunches Read More»

God’s promises are clear and certain

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

Ann Landers told about a man who, every time he got paid, would stick $50 in a shoe box in the back of his closet. He did this for years and accumulated quite a bit of cash.

When he got sick and realized that he was reaching the end, he had a request of his wife.

“I want you to promise me something.”

“What is it?”

“I want you to promise me that when I die, you will put that shoebox of cash in my casket. I want to see if I really can take it with me.”

She said she would be sure his money was in his casket. Read More»

PTCUMC gears up for annual fertilizer, pinestraw sale

Al Hogg, Al Messick, Earl Gimlich, and Jim Stephens, all members of the United Methodist Men at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, get ready for the church’s annual fertilizer and pinestraw sale. Photo/Debbie Rader-Clanton, 88Keyz Studio & Designs

The United Methodist Men at Peachtree City United Methodist Church are now taking orders for their 33rd Annual Fertilizer and Pine Straw Sale. Delivery will be Saturday, March 3 and Saturday, March 10.

Products are priced comparably to big box retailers in the area and the men deliver to local residents free of charge.

For the last 33 years the Peachtree City United Methodist Men have been selling high quality products at reasonable prices that work together to make lawns more beautiful. Read More»

National Heights Baptist’s parenting class starts Sunday

In conjunction with the United Methodist Children’s Home in Decatur, National Heights Baptist Church in Fayetteville will host a six-week parenting class on Sunday afternoons. Feb. 19-March 25 from 2:30-4:30 p.m., at the church, 103 Old Norton Rd (corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Old Norton Road).

The curriculum is designed for all types of families with children of all ages.

A one time $35 fee per family includes an “Active Parenting” parent guide and six weeks of classes. Read More»

Teens from Providence UMC join world hunger movement

Wars and natural disasters dominate the world’s daily headlines, but behind the scenes and far from the spotlight, hunger and preventable diseases claim the lives of 24,000 of the world’s children every day. This world hunger is 100 percent preventable, and teens from Providence UMC are ready to help. Read More»

Fairburn’s Koinonia Center begins Lenten course Feb. 21

The Koinonia Center in Fairburn invites the public to a special free Lenten Study, “Centering Prayer: A Training Course for Opening to the Presence of God.” Read More»

Deliverance Seminar is Feb. 22-25

Coweta Community Church on Millard Farmer Industrial Blvd. (Ga. Highway 34 Bypass) will have a Deliverance Seminar Wednesday through Saturday, Feb. 22-25.

The Wednesday session will be held from 5:45 to 9:30 p.m.

Thursday through Saturday sessions will be from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

There is no charge but a love offering will be received. Lunch and snacks will be served daily. No childcare will be provided.

First time attendees will be required to attend all classes.

Registration is required online at or 770-252-1616.

Religion Briefs 02/15/12

COS youth take time for winter retreat
Marta Diehm will lead a group of youth and sponsors from Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church on a Winter Break Retreat Feb. 17-19. Diehm is the church’s interim director of high school and family ministries. The retreat will take place at Holy Trinity House at Lutheranch, a new retreat center at Tallapoosa, Ga. The group will experience innovative Bible study and prayer, musical jam sessions, hikes, and interactive activities.

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Your children are safe with us

Justin Kollmeyer's picture

Your children’s safety and wellbeing are first and foremost with you, of course. And I know I speak for all of the churches in our community when I say that your children’s safety and wellbeing are also first and foremost with those of us who care for them when they are in our churches, Sunday Schools, Vacation Bible Schools, children’s ministries, and youth ministries. Read More»

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