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Heritage, Providence combine for Divorce Care classes

Heritage Christian Church will once again partner with Providence United Methodist Church to offer Divorce Care and Divorce Care for Kids this fall.

Group meetings will begin on Wednesday, Aug. 17 and run through Nov. 9. Meeting times are from 6:30 – 8: p.m. and will be at Heritage Christian Church, 2130 Redwine Rd., Fayetteville.

“Divorce Care is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences,” a spokesperson said. “You do not have to go through separation or divorce alone.” Read More»

New GriefShare group starting at PTCUMC Aug. 18

Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd., will begin a new GriefShare group on Thursday, Aug. 18. Sessions are open to anyone (men or women age 15 and up) who has experienced the death of friend or family. The group meets on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. in Room 308. Pre-registration is not necessary.The series of 14 weekly meetings is open to the community and involves discussions around a video curriculum and participants sharing voluntarily. The cost is $15 for the participant workbook. Scholarships are available if needed. Read More»

Brooks UMC taking registration

Brooks United Methodist Preschool is taking registration for August enrollment. Directed by Lynn Lee, the preschool is for children ages 1 – 4 years.

For more information or to schedule a tour, call 770-719-7593 or visit the website, www.brooksumc.com.

Brooks UMC Preschool is located just three miles south of Ga. Highway 74 and Ga. Highway 85 near Starr’s Mill. The school is on the corner of Ga. 85 Connector and Morgan Mill Road at 110 Morgan Mill Rd.

Woolsey Baptist will present 9/11 tenth anniversary tribute Sept. 11

The Celebration Choir of Woolsey Baptist Church will present “America We Must Not Forget, A Patriotic Call for Revival in America,” as a tenth Anniversary tribute of 9/11 on Sunday night Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

The musical was created by, Mike Harland with Chris Machen and Luke Garrett, arranged and orchestrated by Richard Kingsmore. Read More»

No. Fayette 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.

Early registration for the event is $20 through Sept. 12. After that the cost is $25 up to race day. The race will begin and end at the church. Read More»

S.A.G.E. heads for St. Simons Island in September

The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church is planning a trip to St. Simons Island Sept. 26 through 29 for an “Autumn Adventure: Tracing footsteps From the Past.” The group will stay at Epworth by the Sea on St. Simons Island.

The cost is $349.40 per person and includes lodging, eight meals, entrance fees plus $50 bus fee. The deadline to register is Aug. 26 and trip is contingent on a 15 person minimum. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/10//11

Carriage Lane yard sale is Friday, Saturday
Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City is hosting its sixth benefit yard sale for Ranch on Jesus Orphanage in Uganda, East Africa Aug. 12 and 13. The sale runs from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12 and from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. Donations can be dropped off through Wednesday at the church. Carriage Lane is on the corner of Walt Banks Road and Ga. Highway 54.

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Be careful how you sleep in church

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Several years ago, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ran a story about Los Angeles juror number 2386. This man had faithfully reported for jury duty, but had been sitting in the courtroom for two days, waiting to be interviewed by lawyers.

Suddenly, he let out a loud yawn.

Superior Court Judge Craig Veals said, “You yawned rather audibly there. As a matter of fact, it was to the point that it was contemptuous.”

“I’m sorry, but I’m really bored,” the juror replied.

“I’m sorry?” the judge responded, and the juror repeated his statement. Read More»

Nativity will bless backpacks this Sunday; continues new schedule

The 10 a.m. service on Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity will feature a “Blessing of the Backpacks” for young people who are resuming school classes.

Families also have been asked to bring filled backpacks to be contributed to Refugee Resettlement and Immigration Services of Atlanta, which provides them to needy school-age immigrant children in the area.

Nativity, which began having a single service at 10 a.m. each Sunday early in the summer, will continue on that schedule for the rest of this calendar year. Read More»

Carriage Lane readies for annual Ranch on Jesus Yard sale

Rhonda Quillian and Jill Fosnough are shown sorting clothing at last year’s sale. Photo/Special.

Preparations are underway for Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church’s sixth annual “Ranch on Jesus Yard Sale” Aug. 12 and 13 to benefit the Ranch on Jesus Orphanage in Uganda. Donations should start coming in from throughout the county Monday before the sale and volunteers will sort and price them for the 7 a.m. opening on Friday.

Donations can be dropped off Monday, Aug. 8, through Wednesday, Aug. 10 , from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Adult clothing should be limited to in-style, gently used items. Read More»

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