Church

Goals for Landmark’s beginning seniors

Al Mead, associate pastor of sports and recreation at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville is shown with interim head of Landmark, Leanne Messer. Photo/Special.

Al Mead, associate pastor of sports and recreation at New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville, delivered the convocation address to the senior class of Landmark Christian School in Fairburn. He is shown with interim head of Landmark, Leanne Messer. Mead spoke to the class about courage in the face of adversity and encouraged them to intentionally pursue their God-ordained destinies. Mead is also the father of two Landmark alumni, Ashley (Class of 2006) and Monique (2009). Photo/Special.

NFUMC plans 5K run/walk, barbecue, craft fair

Registration is taking place for North Fayette United Methodist Church’s Fifth Annual “Find Your Way” 5K Run/Walk, set for Saturday Sept. 24, at 8 a.m., at 847 New Hope Road, Fayetteville.

A Craft/Flea Market and barbecue will be held after the 5K Run.

Registration for the event is $25 up to race day. The race will begin and end at the church.

The event is open to runners and walkers of all age groups.

This is an officially timed event, and will be held rain or shine. Runners start at 8:30 a.m. and walkers begin at 8:35 am. Winners in each category will receive a trophy. Read More»

F’ville’s Prince of Peace Lutheran Church plans special service for home-schoolers

Home-school families are invited to a Community Chapel Service and Fellowship to be offered at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Hwy. 314 in Fayetteville on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 11 a.m. Pastor Justin Kollmeyer will offer a community non-denominational daytime Children’s Chapel Service for students and parents of home-schooling families. Uplifting songs, Scripture, a positive Christian “object lesson,” prayer, and a blessing for the students will highlight the 30-minute service. Discussion about continuing the services on a regular basis will follow, and a light lunch will be provided. Read More»

Sharpsburg Baptist will host barbecue, craft sales

Sharpsburg Baptist Church and the women’s service group, the Olive Branch, will host the annual Chicken Q and Fair scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 6413 Ga. Hwy. 54 in Sharpsburg.

Space for selling arts and crafts and food items is available for $15. In addition, chicken barbecue is available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a cost of $8 per plate, including 1/2 chicken, slaw, potato chips, bread and tea. Tickets are available by calling 770-251-6963 or walk-up.

For addition questions call 770-251-6963 or email sharpsburgbc@yahoo.com

Religion Briefs 09/14/11

Mom’s Circle at COS meets today
Moms’ Circle at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church meets for the first time this fall for brunch today from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the church. The Circle provides mothers an opportunity for fellowship and learning. “99 Ways to Raise Spiritually Healthy Children” by Kathleen Long Bostrom ($12) will be the basis for discussion. Childcare is provided at no charge for children age 3 and younger. Mothers of preschool and elementary-age children are invited every second Wednesday. For more information call 770-487-8717. Read More»

Ask Father Paul 09/07/11

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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 questions that I have gotten over the years and via email for this column.

Dear Father Paul: If you had to give (in your opinion) just one verse from the Bible which best describes God’s view of the situation in America today, what would it be? — Randy Read More»

Bethany UMC to celebrate 155 years

Bethany United Methodist Church, one of the oldest churches in Fayette County, will celebrate 155 years of service to the community with a Homecoming celebration on Sept. 18. Morning worship will be at 10:55 a.m. with lunch following. The Rev. Bruce Handy will deliver the sermon.

The event will also feature special singing. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a well-filled basket to share. Read More»

Food available for 200 families Sept. 22

Mobile Food Pantry. Photo/Special.

Pictured above is the Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the Atlanta Community Food Bank in partnership with the Real Life Center in Tyrone, working together to help families who are struggling to make ends meet. The mobile food pantry will be held this month at the Dogwood Church parking lot, 975 Ga. Hwy. 74 North,Tyrone on Sept 22 and will serve the first 200 eligible families. For more information, call the Real Life Center, 770-631-9334. Photo/Special.

CORRECTED DATE — Harp’s Crossing plans special service on Saturday for 9/11

Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church will host a special commemorative service [NOTE CORRECTED DATE] Saturday evening in remembrance of events of Sept. 11, 2001. The service will begin at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, with doors open at 6:30.

Special guest speaker will be Rear Adm. Deborah Loewer who was director of the White House situation room on Sept. 11, 2001. Loewer will present a glimpse of what actually occurred as she accompanied former President George W. Bush throughout that tragic day and the days that followed. Read More»

Sharpsburg’s Cathedral of Christ the King will observe 15th anniversary this Sunday

Christ the King Church will celebrate its 15th anniversary as a church on Sunday, Sept. 11. Two services will be held, one at 8:30 a.m. and the other at 10 a.m.

Started as a prayer group with 19 people in a residence in Sharpsburg, the church held its first Sunday morning service at Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home in Peachtree City on the second Sunday of September 1996. Read More»