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Brooks UMC plans barbecue, bake sale, thrift shop sale November 20

Members of Brooks United Methodist Church invite the community to attend their annual fall barbeque, bake sale and bonanza sale at the church gym Saturday, Nov. 20.

The men will be serving pork barbeque by the plate with all the trimmings.The ladies will have home made baked goods for sale to compliment this year’s Thanksgiving meal. The Second Chance Thrift Shop will be there with great bargains.

All Thrift Shop proceeds benefit local, state, and world missions.

The barbeque will be held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Thrift Shop Bonanza will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Read More»

Hopewell UMC members prepare health kits for UMCOR

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone collected hand towels, wash cloths, nail clippers, combs, toothbrushes, soap, and bandages to make health kits for people who are displaced because of natural disasters.

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) stores these health kits in a warehouse so they can be ready to ship to disaster areas.

The congregation met for supper on Wednesday, Oct. 6, to celebrate the end of the collection period. Hopewell assembled 200 health kits and shipped them to UMCOR to help with the next disaster. Read More»

Northrup baptism

Shown above (L-R) are Christopher and Rebecca Northrup and Bishop David Epps. Photo/Special.

Rebecca Reese Northrup, daughter of Christopher and Angela Northrup of Senoia, recently received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism during Sunday services at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Maternal grandparents Roger and Julie Risty of Sioux Falls, S.D. and paternal grandparents Walter and Gloria Sams of Athens, Ga., were present for the occasion. The child was baptized by Bishop David Epps with the father and both grandfathers assisting. Also present was Rebecca’s older brother Aidan. Shown above (L-R) are Christopher and Rebecca Northrup and Bishop David Epps. Photo/Special.

Religion Briefs 11/10/10

Rolling Hills Baptist has new location
Rolling Hills Baptist Church recently sold its building and property to devote more resources to missions. The congregation currently worships on Sunday mornings at 9:45 a.m. at the Cinemark Tinseltown 17 Movie Theater in the Fayetteville Pavilion. For more information on Rolling Hills, see the website at http://WheresTheSteeple.org.

Bethany Craft Sale tables available Read More»

Ask Father Paul 11/03/10

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

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

Dear father Paul: I’m kind of confused. What does it mean to repent? Is it just confessing my sins and asking for forgiveness? I’ve done that lots of times and I don’t feel any better. — Ricardo. Read More»

Rolling Hills youth group collects food for the needy

Rolling Hills Baptist Church members participating in the food drive shown above (L-R) Maddie Mercer, Evan Mercer, Pete Mercer, Anna Farrington, Douglas Wood, Mitchell Camp, Devin Camp, Catherine Trebotte, Josh Hughes, Jimbo Alldredge, Riley Williamson, and Ryan Williamson. Photo/Special.

Several members of the youth group from Rolling Hills Baptist Church descended on the Lakeside subdivision in Fayetteville Oct. 24 to collect food in support of needy families in Fayette County. All the food collected was donated to the Real Life Center in Tyrone to stock its food pantry. The food drive took place over two Sundays; the first to distribute flyers and donation bags, and the second to collect the filled bags. Read More»

Shop FFUMC’s Christmas Marketplace this Saturday

The 21st annual Christmas Marketplace will be held Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center in Fayetteville. The event is hosted by the United Methodist Women and will include more than 60 unique vendors, children’s clothing consignment, large bric-a-brac sale and homemade bake sale. Proceeds support church missions.

Donated items are still being accepted and may be dropped off at the church, 175 East Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville. Read More»

Young gospel singing sensation to appear at Flat Creek Baptist

Logan Smith, the 13-year-old gospel singing sensation from Covington, will appear in concert at Flat Creek Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m.

Logan began singing at the age of seven and has appeared with the Gaither Homecoming Tour many times. He recorded his first CD, “The Journey Begins,” at the age of 10 and has since recorded several more.

The concert at Flat Creek is free and open to the community.

For more information on Logan go to www.logansmithministries.com or www.myspace.com/logan smithsings. Read More»

Griefshare for the holidays seminar planned at FFBC

Fayetteville First Baptist Church will host a free seminar entitled, “GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays” Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church’s worship center, 205 Stonewall Ave. (one block from the Fayette County Courthouse), Fayetteville.

Childcare will be provided if needed.

The seminar is for those facing the holidays after a loved one’s death and features practical suggestions and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and others who have experienced this particular type of grief. Read More»

FFUMC’s Christmas Tour of Homes set for Dec. 5 & 6

The annual Christmas Tour of Homes, an annual major fundraiser for Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, is planned for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6, from 1 – 5 p.m.

Six beautiful homes within Fayette County will be on the tour this year, including restored historic dwellings, an ecologically friendly home, and the home of an interior designer.

Proceeds will go to Square Foot Ministry to assist in the completion of the Fayette Counseling Center. Read More»

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