Church

‘Project Linus’ being ‘reborn’ at Community Christian Church

Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Fayetteville is revitalizing the “Project Linus” program which makes no-sew fleece security blankets, receiving blankets, quilts, crotcheted and knitted afghans and comforters for newborns and children.

The organizational meeting is this morning at 10 a.m. Those interested are asked to to meet at the church, 349 Kenwood Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18.

Bring a sandwich and a drink and learn all about the project which is a 100 percent volunteer non-profit organization. Read More»

Kenya’s song in our hearts

Kenya’s song in our hearts

Susan Mills, Elizabeth Hiatt, Lori O’Bar and Margaret Alford were part of a seven women team from First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City called to Africa to train early child development teachers in the province of Western. Partnering with Kim Pace, the director of Brackenhurst Ministries, the team served for 10 days, training, teaching children and building relationships. As part of a presentation this past July, these four women sang a song taught to them by one of the Kenyan pastors they met. Photo/Special.

Free monthly movie night starts this Friday in F’ville

Eleventh Hour Call Church will host the first of its free monthly family movie nights this Friday with the presentation of the movie “To Save a Life,” (rated PG-13) Friday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Harvest Christian Community Theater on Ga. Hwy. 85 behind the La Hacienda Mexican restaurant.

The movie involves a star athlete who has it all — basketball scholarship, good looks. a cheerleader girlfriend, hangs with the in crowd — but when an old friend from his past shoots himself at school, his world is turned upside down and he seeks answers on how he could have made a difference. Read More»

Free ESL classes offered in PTC

Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, PCA, in Peachtree City will offer English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults beginning Friday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 12. Classes will meet weekly through mid-May 2011. Students may join at any time.

Class times are Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Sundays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with childcare available for Friday classes only.

The church is at 101 Carriage Lane, Peachtree City. For more information call 770-631-4618 or look under Outreach at www.carriagelanepres.org.

Women’s Day program set for Aug. 29

Edgefield Baptist Church in Fayetteville will host its Women’s Day Program Sunday, Aug. 29, with several services and guest speakers lined up.

The theme is “Called to be a blessing.”

The Rev. J.T. Ware of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Fairburn will speak at 8:45 a.m., Minister Regina Belle-Battle of New Shield of Faith Christian Ministries in Atlanta will speak at 10 a.m., and Bishop Dianne Collins of Faith Walk Ministries in College Park will speak at 3 p.m.

There is no admission charge and suggested attire is clothing in shades of purple and white. Read More»

Harp’s Crossing to present ‘Baggage Claim’ Sept. 17

Harp’s Crossing Community Theater will present “Baggage Claim,” a modern parable, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 17, 18 and 19, at 7 p.m. at Harp’s Crossing Baptist Church.

The play revolves around the D’Baquel family, who, after receiving an invitation for a complimentary night out at a scenic canyon Bed and Breakfast, arrives to find nothing is going according to their plan.

They find themselves surrounded by goofballs and a screwy bellhop who has his own agenda for the family’s luggage.

The producation includes a diverse cast and promises to be an entertaining evening. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/18/10

Flint Ridge revival starts tonight Read More»

Brooks Christian celebrates 100 years of service

Left inset, Brooks Christian as it appears today in downtown Brooks, Ga. Right inset, an undated photo of the same building in the same location. Note the absence of the tree.

Brooks Christian Church will host a Centennial Celebration weekend on Aug. 14 and 15 to celebrate the church’s 100th anniversary. Events include a free Gospel Singing Saturday night, Aug. 14, at 6 p.m. featuring Four-Given Quartet, Dodie Ramsey, and The Barkers.

On Sunday, Aug. 15, the 11 a.m. worship will be led by the Celebration Women’s Sextet and will include a brief history video of the church, along with testimonials and a brief devotional. Read More»

Ask Father Paul 08/11/10

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

Dear Father Paul: A very close friend of mine is a very dedicated vegetarian. She often urges me to adopt this eating style, but I love a good hamburger or steak. Does the Bible speak to this question? — No Name Please

Dear Friend: Whether or not we should or should not eat meat is not a moral or religious issue for Christians. The Bible does not specifically endorse or forbid one or the other. Read More»

Whisnant-Brown engagement

Kevin and Teresa McCarthy of Fayetteville announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Jessica Frances Whisnant, to Alexander James Brown, son of Robert and Mi Yon Brown.

The bride is a 2007 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School. She currently attends Kennesaw State University and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

The groom is a 2006 graduate of McIntosh High School. He attends Kennesaw State University, and will graduate and receive a commission as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army in December. Read More»