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Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran will offer ‘Love Feasts’ services

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will offer Love Feasts in Moravian Tradition on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. There is no admission charge.

Love Feasts became a tradition after the revitalization of the Moravian Church in 1727. During these music-filled services everyone is served a special-recipe Love Feast bun, and either apple juice or Moravian-recipe coffee. During “Silent Night” beeswax candles with red ruffs are distributed. Read More»

FFUMC to host candlelight dinner, auction, concert

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) will host a night of candlelight to include a candlelight dinner and silent auction along with an annual candlelight concert on Sunday, Dec. 22. The concert is free to the community, and the dinner and auction proceeds benefit two local mission projects.

The evening begins with the candlelight dinner at 5 p.m. Dinner tickets are $20 and may be purchased at the church office through Dec. 16. The dinner will be catered by Carrabba’s Italian Grill and is available by advance purchase only. Read More»

Religion Briefs 12/11/13

Advent continues at St. Paul’s
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will continue its Advent services  on Wednesdays, Dec.  11 and 18, with a family friendly dinner at 5 p.m. and services following at 6 p.m. On Dec. 18, the St. Paul Lutheran School’s Christmas program will be presented at 7 p.m. The church is at 700 Ardenlee Pkwy, Peachtree City. For information, call 770-486-3545.

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Christmas is already upon us, so don’t miss it

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Several years ago, a young boy heard the circus was coming to town. He’d never seen a circus, so he asked his dad if he could go. Reluctantly, the dad told him he didn’t think they could afford to buy a ticket. However, if the young boy could pick up some odd jobs and earn half the cost of admission, the dad would pay the rest.

So he raked leaves, cleaned gutters, cut shrubs and earned his half and was able to buy a ticket for the circus. Read More»

Religion Briefs 12/04/13

Advent begins at St. Paul’s
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will hold Advent services each Wednesday during Advent, Dec. 4, 11 and 18, with a family friendly dinner at 5 p.m. and services following at 6 p.m. On Dec. 18, the St. Paul Lutheran School’s Christmas program will be presented at 7 p.m. The church is at 700 Ardenlee Pkwy.

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McDonough Rd. Baptist will present ‘It’s Christmas!’ Sunday

The Celebration Choir and Orchestra of McDonough Road Baptist Church in Fayetteville will present “It’s Christmas!” Sunday, Dec. 8, at 10:55 a.m. and 6 p.m.

“It’s Christmas!” is the major Christmas musical kicking off the 2013 celebration of Christmas at McDonough Road Baptist.

Childcare will be provided. Read More»

St. Andrew’s Fair is this Saturday

The ladies of the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) at St. Andrew’s-in-the-Pines, Peachtree City will host their 2013 Fine Art & Crafts Christmas Fair, Bazaar and Golden Elephant Sale. Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall of the church.

Juried vendors and the ECW will be selling a variety of goods as well as baked items. The church is at 316 Peachtree Parkway North, Peachtree City. For information, call 770-487-0426.

Thanksgiving baskets donated

Shown (L-R) are  Brooke Bridges, Julie Bedson, Susan Hudson, youth adviser (rear), Josh Bedson, Aidan Coleman, and Josh Hughes. The next project will be organizing the children’s gifts donated by the congregation for Emmaus House in Atlanta. Photo/Special.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Youth Ministry prepared 10 Thanksgiving baskets for The Real Life Center in Peachtree City. Each basket was designated for a specific family. Gift cards were included so each family could purchase perishable food items. The St. Andrew’s Sunday School children made Thanksgiving wreaths for each basket. Shown (L-R) are Brooke Bridges, Julie Bedson, Susan Hudson, youth adviser (rear), Josh Bedson, Aidan Coleman, and Josh Hughes. The next project will be organizing the children’s gifts donated by the congregation for Emmaus House in Atlanta. Photo/Special.

Christ Our Shepherd to present ‘Arrest These Merry Gentlemen’

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will present “Arrest These Merry Gentlemen” this Sunday, Dec. 8, at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

With touches of humor and creative license, the telling of the Christmas story is from the perspective of Bethlehem residents.

Shepherd’s Flock Singers are all in grades 1-5. Kieran Marland will play Sgt. Joe Sabbath of Bethlehem’s police department. His deputies will be portrayed by his sister, Lauren, and Emily McDowell. Natalie Robichaux and Addie Ellison will take the parts of two newspaper reporters, Scoop and Cub. Christian Jubin will be the Camel Driver. Read More»

Bratcher will sign new book at Flat Creek Baptist senior event

Connie Campbell Bratcher

Local author Connie Campbell Bratcher of Sharpsburg will sign her new inspirational poetry book, “Shine the Light,” at the B-Acts (senior citizens) Christmas party at Flat Creek Baptist Church in Fayetteville on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. The artist/illustrator will be there to sign as well. Read More»

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