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Ten times to call your pastor

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

One of the privileges of being in the ministry is the opportunity to be “pastor” to people in times of joy and in times of adversity. Simply “being there” and having that “ministry of presence” are greatly appreciated by parishioners in need.

I may be slightly biased, but I feel every person should have a pastor and church family to support and minister to them at life’s critical points: weddings, births, hospitalizations and surgeries, deaths, family crises, celebrations and losses. Read More»

Nativity Episcopal will host Evensong service tonight

Episcopal Church of the Nativity will conduct a service of Evensong at 7 p.m. today as part of a weekly series of special events during Lent.

The service is a musical setting of the liturgy for Evening Prayer in the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer. It will be followed by a discussion on the theme of “Personality and Gifts” and by a soup supper. Read More»

Wesleyan choir to perform at North Fayette UMC Sunday

The concert choir from Wesleyan College in Macon will perform at North Fayette United Methodist Church Sunday, April 3, at 5 p.m.

The 60-voice ladies’ group is performing concerts to raise funds for its upcoming tour to Greece.

North Fayette UMC is at 847 New Hope Road, Fayetteville.

Girl Scout Day at All Saints

Shown (L-R) Wilson, Ana Hall, sponsor Emily Hall, Katie Barry, Emma Bryan, and Kylee Greiner. Photo/Freddy Burdeshaw.

It was Girl Scout Day last Sunday at All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City. The scouts treated the parish to food and beverages during coffee hour. Kim Wilson and the girls also gave a brief presentation which stressed the similarities between ideals of the Scouts and the teachings of the Holy Bible. An informal survey revealed that most of the women of the church had been in the Girl Scout program when growing up. Shown above, (L-R) Wilson, Ana Hall, sponsor Emily Hall, Katie Barry, Emma Bryan, and Kylee Greiner. Photo/Freddy Burdeshaw.

April orders for Angel Food now being taken at Summit

The Summit Church, through the Angel Food Ministries program, is offering quality food at discount prices to members of the community. The deadline for the April order is April 12.

Angel Food Ministries (www.angelfoodministries.com) is an organization dedicated to providing affordable, high-quality food to those in need. The organization is now operational in 45 states. Read More»

Groundbreaking for addition

Front, L-R,  Tim Wallo, Bill Foley, Jim Pace, Chris Patton, Mark Williamson, Beth Green, and Joe Wallace. On the back row, L-R, are Martin Huggins, Jonathan Watson, Greg McEvoy, Darren Swift, Tim Elrod, Jim Moody, Sharon Foley, and James Clark. Photo/Adrienne Carlson.

Southside church on Robinson Road in Peachtree City broke ground for its new auditorium addition and church expansion last week. Completion of the project is expected by late fall of this year. The expansion, designed by Foley Design Associates Architects, includes adding approximately 11,000 sq. ft. Shown above at the groundbreaking ceremony are, front, L-R, Tim Wallo, Bill Foley, Jim Pace, Chris Patton, Mark Williamson, Beth Green, and Joe Wallace. On the back row, L-R, are Martin Huggins, Jonathan Watson, Greg McEvoy, Darren Swift, Tim Elrod, Jim Moody, Sharon Foley, and James Clark. Read More»

Brooks UMC preschool opens registration

Brooks United Methodist Preschool is taking registration for the 2011-2012 school year. The preschool is for children ages 1 – 4 years. The director is Lynn Lee. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 770-719-7593.

Brooks UMC Preschool is about three miles south of Starrs Mill. Turn onto Ga. 85 Connector from Ga. Highway 85 and go south for three miles.

The church is on the corner of Ga. 85 Connector and Morgan Mill Road at 110 Morgan Mill Road.

Heritage Christian to offer car care services April 16

On April 16, Heritage Christian Church will once again host Car Care, a ministry providing free oil changes to single women, single mothers, widows and spouses of deployed soldiers.

Reservations for the free oil changes are required and can be made by visiting www.heritagechristian.org/carcare or by calling the church, 770-716-5768.

Time slots are available from 8 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Read More»

Ask Father Paul 03/23/11

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Pastors get some of the most interesting questions from people we meet and from people in our congregations. Here are a few that I have gotten over the years of my ministry and via email for this column.

Dear Father Paul: Where do you, your church and your denomination stand on the abortion question and why? — D.E.

Dear D.E.: We are all strongly and unapologetically “pro-life.” Read More»

Marketplace at Providence UMC opens Thursday evening

Mariah and Claire Manetti take a ride on a camel. Photo/Special.

Camels, Goliath, Roman soldiers and grape-stomping in Fayette County?

Yes, all that and more will be found at The Marketplace at Providence United Methodist Church this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 24, 25 and 26.

For this free event, the church campus is set up like a village in biblical days with artisans weaving, making pottery, making a mosaic, tending to animals, grinding grain and taking a census.

Providence invites children to “step back in time” where they can make perfume, press olives, make jewelry, weave fabric, make a mosaic, try Hebrew writing and make pottery. Read More»

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