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Summer mission

 Standing at the entrance are, front row, (L-R),  Dara Dyer, Winnie Mask, Maddi Poff, and Pete Smith. Back row (L-R), Carolene Thames, Cathy Kinsey, Debbi Smith, Robin Austin, Phyllis Morgan, Lexi Smith, Logan McMillin, Julie Herbert, Jonnie Hale, Sammie Simmons, Jackie Weldon, Karol Smith, Daran Paden, and Debi Paden. Photo/Special.

Volunteers from McDonough Road Baptist Church in Fayetteville served at Camp Hawkins in Mount Airy, Ga., June 21-26. Camp Hawkins is a ministry of the Georgia Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries. Standing at the entrance are, front row, (L-R), Dara Dyer, Winnie Mask, Maddi Poff, and Pete Smith. Back row (L-R), Carolene Thames, Cathy Kinsey, Debbi Smith, Robin Austin, Phyllis Morgan, Lexi Smith, Logan McMillin, Julie Herbert, Jonnie Hale, Sammie Simmons, Jackie Weldon, Karol Smith, Daran Paden, and Debi Paden. Photo/Special.

All Saints’ music camp starts July 11

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City will conduct its annual free children’s Music Camp July 11-15. The featured theme, “Sing To The Lord A New Song,” will be evident in traditional hymns and praise songs, as well as scripture verses and messages.

Curriculum for the camp is a potpouri of music, singing, dancing, and instruction in various instruments, composition, and art.

It also features contests, games and snacks. The program is intended for children ages 4-11. No previous experience is required. Read More»

Heritage Christian to host WinShape C3 Day Camp

Registration is still open for Winshape C3 Camp, which will be hosted by Heritage Christian Church, July 11-15. The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade. Camp runs from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Cost is $179 for a full week of camp. A deposit of $50 is due upon registration.

C3 combines sports and recreation, arts, Bible study and worship for a truly unforgettable week of life change. Read More»

Fayette Presbyterian VBS mission

Left to right are Mary Lou Masters, Alex McManus, Lauren Howland, Sharon Ayers, Katie Stone, and Carly Schnable. Photo/Special.

Fayette Presbyterian church held its VBS the week of June 6-10. A group of sixth graders from VBS went on mini-mission trips each day throughout the community. They helped at the Parks and Recreation Activities house, Fayette Samaritans, Master Gardeners, Meals on Wheels, Adult Day Care in Newnan, and Peachtree City Clean and Beautiful. Shown is the group at the Master Gardeners Garden at New Hope where the produce they picked went straight to the Fayette Samaritans. Left to right are Mary Lou Masters, Alex McManus, Lauren Howland, Sharon Ayers, Katie Stone, and Carly Schnable. Photo/Special.

PTCUMC to offer ‘Vacation Bible Sundays’ during July and August

Vacation Bible Sundays for all ages at Peachtree City United Methodist Church start July 10 and continue through Aug 7.

A kid-centered worship will begin at 9 a.m. in the worship center. There will be classes offered for all ages from babies to adults.

At 10:30 a.m. there will be a time of fellowship and snacks, and at 11 a.m. there will be one worship service in the worship center that will include a wide variety of talents among members of the congregation.

Dr. Stephen Dodson, the new senior pastor at PTCUMC will speak each week during the 11 a.m. worship service. Read More»

Monday Missions program keeps Rolling Hills teens busy

Rolling Hills’ senior pastor Frank Mercer, Jake Mercer, Amy Farrington, Laura Alldredge, Savannah Stout, Katie Alldredge, and Meaghan Brown spreading dirt at the Georgia Baptist Children’s Home. Photo/Special.

Several members of the youth group from Rolling Hills Baptist Church, along with parents, recently participated in a “Monday Mission” at the Georgia Baptist Children’s Home in Palmetto,

The group played Ultimate Frisbee with the children at the home, and then got down to some hard work spreading dirt, cleaning out some rock beds, and miscellaneous other tasks that the staff at the home needed help with.

Monday Missions is an annual youth service program conducted by Rolling Hills that keeps teens busy during summer vacation serving others. Read More»

New priests

Father James C. Taylor of Peachtree City (left), Father Jason Douglas Epps of Senoia, (right) and The Most Rev. W. David Epps, bishop ordinary of the Mid-South Diocese. Photo/Special.

Father James C. Taylor of Peachtree City (left) and Father Jason Douglas Epps of Senoia, (right) were ordained to the priesthood on Pentecost Eve by The Most Rev. W. David Epps, bishop ordinary of the Mid-South Diocese, at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. The ordination speaker was the Venerable Randall Allen, archdeacon of the Mid-South Diocese, of Spring City, Tenn. Photo/Special.

Coweta Gospel sings set for July 22, 23

The Grantville Southern Country Gospel Sings, which formerly were held in the renovated Railroad Freight Depot, will continue to be held down the tracks a bit at the First Baptist Church of Grantville.

The sings will be held on the fourth Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. The concerts are free and open to the public, and there will be opportunity to meet the artists.

Featured on Friday, July 22 will be Bobby Ellis and His Country Gospel Band, Sounds of Glory and One Accord. Featured on Saturday, July 23 will be the Morris Family and the Klondike Trio. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/06//11

CDM will offer Prophet Chambers Training
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 W. Campbellton Street, Fairburn, will host a seminar titled Prophet Chambers Training Saturday, July 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The speaker will be Prophet Timothy Frazier.The training is for those who feel called to the office of the prophet and for those who want to understand the role of the prophet in the 21st Century. Contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370, for registration information. No nursery or childcare will be provided.

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‘God Bless America’ – Google it!

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The following is a direct quote from an article entitled “God Bless America, Land That I Love” by Richard K. Hayes at www.katesmith.org. It has a wealth of wonderful information.

“Today’s younger generations may not be familiar with the origin and history of the song Irving Berlin considered his most important composition. It was written during the First World War, for an army camp show where Berlin was stationed: Camp Yaphank on Long Island. The show’s producers rejected it as too jingoistic, so Berlin placed it in a trunk of rejected manuscripts. Read More»

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