Hopewell United Methodist plans Chick-N-Que

Hopewell United Methodist Men will have their annual Chick-N-Que on Saturday, May 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the church in Tyrone. Proceeds from the event will help support men’s group mission programs.

The menu will feature half a barbecued chicken, slaw, baked beans, and iced tea for $8 per plate.

Advanced tickets are available from the church office. Call 770-306-7537.

The seniors’ group, “Recycled Kids,” will offer homemade baked goods during the day as well.

Hopewell United Methodist is located at 351 Jenkins Rd. in Tyrone, across from Sandy Creek High School.

Religion Briefs 04/30/14

Woolsey will observe NDOP April 30
A National Day of Prayer Service will be observed on Wednesday night, April 30, at Woolsey Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. The children will participate at the beginning of the service and then will have special activities.  AWANA will not meet. Woolsey is at 115 Hampton Road in Fayetteville.

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All Saints’ new church going up

A workman inspects the anchor bolts in what will be the bell tower of the new All Saints Anglican Church at 149 Ebenezer Road, just east of Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

A workman inspects the anchor bolts in what will be the bell tower of the new All Saints Anglican Church at 149 Ebenezer Road, just east of Peachtree City. All Saints’ new campus will include a parish hall, chapel and office building in addition to the sanctuary which is scheduled to be completed by November of this year. All Saints currently meets in a temporary location at 225 S. Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

Holy Trinity will offer GriefShare

GriefShare at Holy Trinity Church at 101 Walt Banks Road in Peachtree City will begin on Wednesday, May 7.

GriefShare is a Christian grief recovery program for those grieving the death of a loved one.

The 13 week video/discussion group will meet on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. in room #103 of the Faith Formation Building. Each session is self-contained, so one is welcome to begin attending at any session.

To learn more about GriefShare or to pre-register, contact Gayle Reddy at 770-631-8251 or at

Fayette Presbyterian’s Spring Fling set for May 10

Fayette Presbyterian Church will host its 8th Annual Spring Fling on Saturday, May 10, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a free community event. It will be held across from the historic Fayette County Courthouse at the Gazebo and Fountain in Fayetteville.

The event will feature live bands, carnival games, inflatables, rides, and a Mother’s Day Bake Sale. A variety of foods, drinks, snow cones and more will be available from participating local restaurants.

Donations of non-perishable food items for the Fayette Samaritan’s Food Pantry will be accepted.

Radar scans for unmarked graves at Hopeful Church

Jeff DeHart, regional manager, of Ground Penetrating Radar System (GPRS), operates the high tech ground radar equipment to locate unmarked graves in the historic Hopeful Church Cemetery. Several unmarked graves were located during the procedure. Photo/Special. Inset: A close-up of the radar screen on the GPRS  shows the location of unmarked graves.

Penetrating Radar Systems, Inc. (GPRS) a nation wide leader in ground radar from Toledo, Ohio, recently provided its services to Fayette’s historic Hopeful community in a search for unmarked graves.

Hopeful community, in the northwest corner of Fayette County on Ga. Highway 92 and New Hope Road, was established in 1825, the same year Fayette’s old courthouse was started. It includes a cemetery which is the final resting place of Fayette pioneers and veterans. Read More»

Gospel Community Church restores F’ville playground

Community Group Leader David Patton and Matthew Zietsma go over renovation plans for the Weatherly Walk playground. Photo/Special.

Fayetteville’s Gospel Community Church Community Group raised over $500 towards restoring the playground at Weatherly Walk in Fayetteville. Group members also provided the labor to clean the playground, install new swings and slide, mulch, basketball backboard, rim and net. Village Paint of Fayetteville supplied paint and supplies to paint the backstop and play set.

The families and members of the local community were invited to join the celebration, games and food that were provided on April 26 when the Grand Opening was held.

PTC Presbyterian members donate over 10,000 meals

Young volunteer James Spears from First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City works on the mission project to Stop Hunger Now. Photo/Special.

Members of the First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City worked with Stop Hunger Now, an organization committed to end hunger across the globe.

Members of First Presbyterian of PTC were challenged by the Rev. Morgan Hay to donate $40 during the 40 days of lent, with a goal of $3,600.

That goal was exceeded and over 10,000 meals designed to provide the greatest nutritional value in the most efficient packaging were made. Read More»

Mr. Bloomberg: ‘Not by works, lest any man should boast’

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Last week, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg stated that he was certain his outstanding accomplishments have gotten him a ticket into heaven. In a New York Times interview, he was quoted as saying, “I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven I’m not stopping to be interviewed. I am heading straight in. I have earned my place in heaven. It’s not even close.”

Unfortunately, if he made this statement, his feelings are similar to many people who also are either misguided or unaware of the Bible’s clarity on how to get to heaven. Read More»

‘The Resurrection on Trial’ set for Sunday, April 27, at FFBC

On Sunday evening, April 27, at 6 p.m., the Fayetteville First Baptist Church will present an Easter play, “The Resurrection on Trial.” at 6 p.m.

The play is described as a “ ... well researched and beautifully written drama of a court case in which most of those on the scene at the resurrection are called on to prove or disprove the validity of the resurrection.”

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 770-461-8378 or visit

Fayetteville First Baptist is at 205 E. Stonewall ave (Ga. Hwy. 54 East), in downtown Fayetteville.

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