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Bible Express cover girl

Brianna Burton (far right)

Fayetteville resident Brianna Burton (far right) made the cover of the November issue of Bible Express magazine. Brianna is 11 years old and attends Fayette Middle School. This is her first cover. She will also appear in the January 2012 issue. Bible Express is a magazine focused on preteens and is a product of LifeWay Christian Resources (www.lifeway.com). Photo/Special.

COS announces events for Reformation Sunday

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will celebrate its Lutheran heritage with Reformation Sunday events Oct. 30.

During GraceFlock worship at 10:50 a.m. two songs by composer/vocalist/guitarist Lans Rothfusz, “Here I Stand” and “Soli Deo Gloria,” will be sung with excitement.

At 8:30 and 11 a.m. The COS Brass and Joyful Noise Ringers will join Sanctuary Choir and the congregation for festival music.

The color red, symbolizing the Holy Spirit, will be everywhere: worshipers are even encouraged to wear red clothing. Read More»

Inman UMC will offer ‘allergy friendly’ Trunk or Treat for kids

Inman United Methodist Church, 151 Hills Bridge Road, Fayetteville, will hold its annual Trunk or Treat – “Light the Night for Jesus” - event on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Everything is free and open to the community.

The event will feature games, hay rides, pony rides, and inflatables beginning at 5:30 p.m. Trunk or Treat will begin promptly at 8 pm. Read More»

For the FC Humane Society ...

Rev. Rita Henault, rector, presents the check to Sherry Vernick

Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville raised a record amount of $1,381 for the Fayette County Humane Society during the recent annual blessing of the animals. At right, the Rev. Rita Henault, rector, presents the check to Sherry Vernick, an organization volunteer and board member. Vernick is holding two puppies rescued from a shelter when they were two days old — Meryl, on the left, and Liberace. Photo/Special.

FUMC’s Christmas Marketplace set for Nov. 5 in Family Life Center

The 22nd annual Christmas Marketplace is Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Family Life Center. The event will feature more than 80 unique vendors, large bric-a-brac sale and homemade bake sale.

Shoppers can scour the marketplace for jewelry, carpentry, stained glass, monogramming, decorative art, smocked dresses, Christmas wreaths and other treasures.

The United Methodist Women will host the event and all profits support their missions. Donations may be dropped off at the church beginning Sunday, Oct. 30, until the sale. Read More»

PTCUMC to offer dual seminar for ‘Surviving the Holidays’

PTCUMC will present “Surviving the Holidays, ” a seminar for both GriefShare and DivorceCare, Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

Seminars for GriefShare and DivorceCare will be held in separate rooms.

“This seminar is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death or after separation or divorce,” a spokesperson said. “The seminar features practical suggestions through video interviews with counselors, experts and other people who have experienced the holidays after facing these life changing experiences.” Read More»

Leave toys, food, clothing at CCC

Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 349 Kenwood Rd., Fayetteville, is a drop off point for Toys for Tots, non-perishable food and paper goods for Fayette Samaritans and is collecting coats and sweaters for the needy. Donors are asked to call in advance (770-460-9745) before dropping off any items to the church.

Religion Briefs 10/26/11

Free food available Thursday
The Real Life Center in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank will hold its next Mobile Food Pantry on Thursday Oct. 27 in the Dogwood Church parking lot at 975 Ga. Hwy. 74 North. A variety of food items will be distributed free of charge on a first come, first serve basis to families in need of food assistance. For more information contact the Real Life Center, 770-631-9334. The center, located in Tyrone, is open Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - noon and Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

COS will have Fall Fun Day Oct. 29 Read More»

Church bikers visit recovering bishop

Church bikers visit recovering bishop

Members of the motorcycling community at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg took their first ride together, which included a stop at the home of Bishop John Holloway and family. The group left Christ the King after morning services on Sunday, Oct. 16, and made the 40-mile ride to the city of Griffin. Father Jason administered Holy Eucharist to the Holloway family. John Holloway served as the Bishop of the Diocese of the Mid-South from 1997 until June 2007 when he suffered a massive stroke. Read More»

Happy 400th K.J.V.

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Many of you may know that this is the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible. What a remarkable and beloved translation this has been and will yet continue to be. And what a remarkable chain of historical events preceded bringing God’s Word into the English language. Did you know that heroic and fearless martyrs actually gave their lives for this cause? Here’s a timeline I found of the people, places and events that led up to and include the publication of this great English Bible. Read More»

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