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Dickinson to be ordained deacon at Christ the King

Paul Dickinson

Paul Dickinson of Sharpsburg will be ordained to the office and ministry of deacon in the Charismatic Episcopal Church on Sunday, April 27, at  6 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King. He received his bachelor of science in physics from San Diego State University and his master of ministry from St. Michael’s Seminary. Dickinson began his graduate studies at the Cathedral of St. Michael in San Clemente, Calf. and finished his requirements in Georgia. Read More»

New pastor to be welcomed

Shown are Pittman and his wife, Dianne. All are invited to join. Photo/Special.

Members of the Fayetteville Church of God of Prophecy will welcome their new pastor, the Rev. Steve Pittman, Sunday, March 30, with a covered dish dinner following the morning message. Pittman has ministered for more than 40 years, and previously served in Alta Vista, Va. He is originally from Waycross. Shown are Pittman and his wife, Dianne. All are invited to join. Photo/Special.

Public invited to Providence UMC’s Marketplace

Providence United Methodist Church invites the community to The Marketplace this weekend. The Marketplace will be open Thursday and Friday, March 27 and 28, from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from 4-9 p.m. Children’s Minister Cathy Fralish explains, “When you come to the Marketplace you will travel back in time to a Jerusalem-like village in biblical days where kids can do crafts, and participate in activities like real camel rides, a climbing wall, stomping grapes and a petting zoo. All crafts, activities and food are free as our gift to the community.”   Read More»

COS Lutheran plans special service at new Tyrone property March 30

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will offer a special service and activities at its property at 411 Palmetto Road, Tyrone, on Sunday, March 30. Worship begins at 12:30 p.m., but participants are invited to bring a picnic lunch to eat before worship begins.

GraceFlock Band will lead in worship, along with Shepherd’s Flock Singers. After worship, children may enjoy egg hunts by age group, crafts, and games. Read More»

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

The meaning of life?

Dear Father Paul:  I am a 64-year-old man who lately has been obsessed with looking back over my life in search of meaning. As I review the years and decades, I am finding it very hard to find any real meaning for my existence on planet earth. Why was I born … what’s my purpose for being here … what’s the meaning of life … etc? How would you answer these questions?— G. L.
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Religion Briefs 03/19/14

Lenten services continue tonight
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will hold midweek Lenten services (no Communion) on March 19, March 26, April 2, and April  9 at  7 p.m. in the cafeteria. The church is at 700 Ardenlee Parkway in Peachtree City. For information, call 770-487-0339 or visit www.stpaulptc.org.

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COS welcomes Georgia Singers

The Georgia Singers

The Georgia Singers will appear at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church at the 11 a.m. worship service on March 23. Directed by Dr. Franklin Green, the group is made up of older high school girls, college women, and young adult women. They have presented concerts at Spivey Hall and Woodruff Arts Center, as well as at regional and national locations. The public is invited. Photo/Special.

Local author’s book on abstinence available free to churches, ministries

Kim Wilson

The book, “The Abstinance Handbook: for Women and Girls throughout the World” by local author Kim Wilson, is available free to churches and ministries to distribute to women and girls free of charge through youth ministries, church services, women’s ministries, community outreach (by mail or door-to-door), Bible studies, etc. The book is being made available through The Loretta Johnson Global Abstinence Project. Read More»

COS plans worship at new site in Tyrone

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will offer a special service and activities at its property at 411 Palmetto Road, Tyrone, on Sunday, March 30.

Worship begins at 12:30 p.m., but attenders are invited to bring a picnic lunch to eat before worship begins.

GraceFlock Band will lead in worship, along with Shepherd’s Flock Singers.

After worship, children may enjoy egg hunts by age group, crafts, and games.

Christ Our Shepherd’s weekend schedule will be unaffected except for the contemporary worship service in the Fellowship Hall, which will not meet on March 30. Read More»

Hopewell seeks help with its Stop Hunger Now project

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone invites the community to help package over 10,000 meals that will be shipped to those in need around the world. This annual meal packing event will be held on Saturday, March 29, at 10 a.m, at the church.

The event is supported by “Stop Hunger Now,” an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid to those in need. More than 75 countries are currently being served. The goal of “Stop Hunger Now” is to end hunger in the current generation’s lifetime. Read More»

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