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‘Covet to Prophesy’ workshop set for Saturday at Christ the King

Dr. Judy Massey

On Saturday, Oct. 15, the Mid-South Diocese’s Division of Ministry Development will host an activation workshop on prophecy and the gifts of the Holy Spirit entitled “Covet to Prophesy” (1 Corinthians 14:39).

The purpose of the workshop is to “help empower believers to advance the Kingdom of God within themselves and the world around.”

The presenter will be Dr. Judy Massey. Read More»

Belarus Choir to perform here

The Belarus National Christian Choir will perform in concert at the First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. The 33-member choir and instrumental ensemble will perform a one hour program of Russian Classics and folk music along with the Hallelujah Chorus, Majesty, and other American Favorites. Formed in 1986, the choir has performed in Eastern Europe, France, Germany and Russia, and is currently making its fifth tour in the United States. Nickolay Lamako, dean of music at Minsk Seminary, is the founder and conductor of the choir. Read More»

FFUMC announces craft show, seeks vendors

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will host its 22nd annual Christmas craft fair and bric-a-brac sale on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m..

The “Christmas Marketplace” offers a variety of talent, and featured more than 70 vendors last year.

Christmas Market Place is sponsored by the United Methodist Women and supports 12 local charities and missions. Some of these missions include Fayette Youth Protection Home, Joseph’s Sam’s School, and Fayette Samaritans.

Crafters who are interested in a booth are asked to contact Carol at 770-330-1572 for vendor information. Read More»

First Methodist’s seniors group announces upcoming events

The S.A.G.E. group at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) takes monthly trips, usually around the state, to sight-see, have lunch and fellowship.

This month they attended the Georgia Apple Festival and Antique Car Show in Ellijay. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/12/11

Greek pastries available for the holidays
Philoptochos Society (Friend of the Poor) of St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church is holding its annual Greek Pastry Sale in time for the holidays. Frozen Spanakopites (spinach/feta triangles in filo dough) and Tiropites (cheese triangles) are $10 per dozen. Baklava (sweet nut/filo layers) is $18 per dozen and Kourambiethes (butter almond cookies with powdered sugar) are $15 per dozen. Order by Nov. 4 at 770-487-0078 or email helenngeorge@comcast.net. Pickup dates: Nov. 18 and 19. All proceeds go to charity. Read More»

Grady Avenue roundabout reveals need for refresher on meaning of ‘yield’

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

Have you noticed how many drivers would benefit from a refresher course in driver’s education? How some of these folks get a license and keep a license is beyond me.

Several years ago, my mom was riding with her sister when they approached an intersection with a green light. Ruby came to a complete stop in Macon traffic.

“Ruby, why are we stopping? The light’s green,” my mom said.

Ruby replied, “Well, it’s about to turn red.” And a few seconds later, it did. Read More»

Starting the day with a biscuit

Front, left to right, Alex Neal. Joshua Martinez. Back, left to right, Wyatt Burke, Levi Kerlin, George Harris, and Dylan Crozier. Photo/Special.

The Biscuit Club meets on the first Thursdays of the month during the school year at Lisbon Baptist Church. The group meets around 7:45 am, and the church provides transportation to Whitewater High School. Those who would like to attend are asked to call the church, 770-461-1583, so that enough biscuits will be available. Shown front, left to right, Alex Neal. Joshua Martinez. Back, left to right, Wyatt Burke, Levi Kerlin, George Harris, and Dylan Crozier. Photo/Special.

Local churches will host ‘blessing of the animals’ services in October

Pastor Miriam Beecher (center) and Pastor Fritz Wiese (in clerical collar) of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City are shown blessing animals at last year’s event. The blessings are an annual event for many local churches and usually are well-attended. Photo/Special.

Several churches in the Fayette area will hold special services to bless animals of parishioners and members of the community during the next couple of weeks.

Most require that animals be kept confined either on a leash or in a carrier and that they be accompanied by an adult.

The Episcopal Church of the Nativity will hold its annual blessing of the animals and pet fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 Read More»

Fayette Churches join forces for ‘Unite!’ weekend

Churches in Fayette County will cooperate on Oct. 1 for “Unite!” Weekend.

Dubbed “Compassion in Action,” the churches will work on a wide variety of projects, some accomplished by churches individually, some done in connection with other congregations.

This is the second year for “Unite!” in Fayette county. Some agencies benefitting from the work are Midwest Food Bank, Keep Peachtree City Beautiful, Pregnancy Resource Center, Christian City, Covenant House, and Real Life Center. A crew of 60 will do construction at Griffin Play Park, and another will provide tornado relief. Read More»

Hopewell’s Pumpkin Patch opens Sunday

The annual Hopewell United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch will open for business Sunday, Oct. 2. All proceeds go toward mission projects at the church.

The Patch will be open Monday through Saturday from noon until 7 p.m., and Sunday from 12:30 to 7 p.m.

The Patch offers pumpkins in a variety of sizes and prices.

Hopewell UMC is at 351 Jenkins Rd. in Tyrone, directly across from Sandy Creek High School.

For more information contact the church office, 770-306-7537.

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