Happy 400th K.J.V.

Justin Kollmeyer's picture

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»

Holly Grove will sponsor Shape Note Singing service Sunday

Holly Grove AME Church, 400 Holly Grove Church Rd., Peachtree City, will sponsor a Shape Note Singing Worship Service, featuring the Middle Georgia Note Singers, this Sunday, Oct. 23, at 1:30 p.m. at the church.

Shape Notes are a music notation designed to facilitate congregational singing, Shape notes of various kinds have been used for over two centuries in a variety of sacred music traditions practiced primarily in the Southern region of the United States. Read More»

Member at COS celebrates 105th

Fran Kolts

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will celebrate with Fran Kolts her 105th birthday this weekend. Mrs. Kolts is a regular worship attender, and she works every Thursday morning with “Holy Folders,” the church’s group of volunteers who collate and assemble the church’s worship bulletins and newsletters. She joined Christ Our Shepherd in 1995 with her daughter and son-in-law, Irene and Francis Sullivan. Photo/Special.

Summit announces Fall Festival

The Youth Ministry of The Summit Church will sponsor a Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 22 from 4-8 p.m. Activities include face painting, a corn -hole tournament, pony rides, and a costume contest.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for children ages 5-17, kids under 5 are free. Price includes a chicken dinner, all games and a raffle ticket for a cruise to the Bahamas. Other prizes include tickets to Stars and Strikes Bowling, one free month at Bikram Yoga, and more. Read More»

Bethany Craft Show coming up

Bert McDade

Long-time Bethany UMC member Bert McDade displays his book, Why Santa Claus Comes at Christmas, which wil be for sale at the upcoming Bethany Craft show on Nov. 5. The book is based on a sermon McDade preached years ago. Other items for sale will include one of a kind wire jewelry, paintings, Christmas ornaments, oven dresses, personalized banners, holiday wreaths, purses, jewelry, and books and ornaments by local artist and writer Nita McFarlin. Photo/Special.

PTCUMC will offer ‘Surviving the Holidays’ seminar Nov. 1

Peachtree City United Methodist Church will present “Surviving the Holidays, ” a seminar for GriefShare and DivorceCare, Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

“Surviving the Holidays” seminar for GriefShare and DivorceCare will be held in separate rooms.. Read More»

Woolsey will host several guest speakers at ‘Changed Crusade’

The public is invited to Woolsey Baptist Church’s Changed Crusade Sunday-Wednesday, Nov. 6-9. The theme comes from 2 Corinthians 5:17, “If anyone is in Christ He is a new creation.”

Larry Wynn will speak Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Wynn is senior vice president for the Evangelism and Leadership Development Group at the North American Mission Board (NAMB). He has been a pastor and was president of the Georgia Baptist Convention. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/19/11

CDM offers grant writing seminar
CDM/PSA Projects will present a Grant Writing Seminar Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m .to 6 p.m. Seating is limited to the first 20 people to register. The venue will be Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 104 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn. Contact the CDM office or visit and click on the link at the top of the home page. Or contact the CDM office by calling 770-969-8370.

Perlieu Stew coming up this month Read More»

Doughnuts are easier than apples

Doughnuts are easier than apples

You can keep your apples; these girls go for doughnuts. It was definitely an event for everyone in the family. Legacy Christian Church on Oct. 8 held its Fall Family Frenzy at the Seavy Street Park in Senoia where down-home entertainment for kids young and old was the order of the day. Currently meeting in north Fayette County, the church has broken ground for its new home on Rockaway Road in Senoia. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Great marriages are still possible when Christ is at the center

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

Last week, I shared with our Wednesday night group that I was returning to our First Peter sermon series on Sunday, and that we’d be looking in chapter three at Peter’s instructions to wives.

The husbands perked up, chuckled and said, “All right!”

Then I said, “Wait a minute. Technically, it’s Peter’s instructions to wives with difficult husbands.”

The wives liked that one and the husbands groaned as one lady commented, “That’s every wife.”

So husbands can be difficult, huh? What about wives? Read More»

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