Religion Briefs 06/28/14

Whitewater to hold yard sale June 28
Whitewater Church will have a church-wide Yard Sale on Saturday, June 28, from 8  a.m. - 2 p.m. to benefit the new addition for classrooms and offices. The church is at 1144 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville. Items for sale include books, children’s clothing, housewares, home decor (some brass and copper), lamps and more.

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Vacation Bible School comes to Marnelle Mobile Home Park

VBS participants dance and sing along to worship music with Rolling Hills Baptist Church volunteers at Marnelle Mobile Home Park. Photo/Bonnie Hester.

Intern for The Citizen

Rollings Hills Baptist Church held Vacation Bible School for the families of Marnelle Mobile Home Park on Ga. Highway 54 June 9-12. Over 30 children (ages kindergarten through fifth grade) participated in the program.

Daily activities included recreational games, Bible study, crafts to help children visualize the day’s lesson, and group worship music. The last night of the program was a celebration for the whole family, with a cookout dinner for all residents and carnival booth games for the children. Read More»

How well do you manage your stress?

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

A well-circulated cartoon depicts a zebra standing and facing the reader. He’s half white and half black-and-white as his stripes are unravelling and piling up on the ground beside him. The caption reads, “I think it’s stress.”

Stress has been called the virus of the modern era. Most of us live with so much stress that it’s become as normal as brushing our teeth. Some of our stress comes from circumstances beyond our control, while much of it is brought on ourselves. Read More»

PTCUMC’s Summer Speaker Series continues this week

Peachtree City United Methodist Church (PTCUMC), 225 Robinson Rd., continues its Summer Speaker Series today, June 18, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Karen Stephens will lead participants in a discussion about “Love and Hospitality” as related in Hebrews 13:1-3: “Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters. Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering.” Read More»

Several local authors featured at B&N book signing in Newnan

Connie Campbell Bratcher

Local author Connie Campbell Bratcher will be among several local authors featured at a book signing at Newnan’s Barnes & Noble store on June 26 from 6-8 p.m. Bratcher’s current book of inspirational poetry, Shine The Light, will be featured and D.D. Watson, illustrator of the book, will be on hand as well. Read More»

Brooks thrift shop celebrates anniversary with special sales

Second Chance Thrift Shop, a mission of Brooks United Methodist Church, is turning five. To celebrate, the shop will offer customers five special sales and giveaways June 19-21.

Thursday and Friday, June 19 and 20, all clothes will be half off, and Saturday, June 21, customers can pick any one item to be half off.

There will be drawings for a raffle basket and gift certificates, as well as refreshments. Every customer will also receive a free punch on their Frequent Shopper’s Card. Read More»

Flat Creek, Newnan churches join for special performance

Flat Creek Baptist Church between Fayetteville and Peachtree City, and First Baptist Church of Newnan in downtown Newnan, will join forces for a special two-day Freedom Celebration, a musical salute to the Armed Forces, with performances set for June 29 at Flat Creek and June 30 in Newnan. Both services will be at 7 p.m.

Dr. Jimmy Pastor will be the guest preacher at Flat Creek and Dr. Jerry Cross will be the guest preacher at Newnan. Read More»

All Saints Anglican’s annual free music camp coming up

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City will conduct its seventh annual free children’s Music Camp July 7 - 11. The program is for children ages 5 through 11.

The camp is scheduled from 9 a.m. until noon each day at the church, 225 S. Peachtree Parkway. Parents and friends will be invited to the “grand finale” and graduation presentation at noon on July 11 when the children will demonstrate what they have learned. Read More»

Christ Our Shepherd will offer Lutheroad Day Camp in July

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City announces the 8th annual Lutheroad Day Camp, scheduled for July 21-25, at the church.

The hours will be: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.- noon. Eligible children are those entering grades 1-6 for the 2014-2015 school year.

Staff will be provided by Lutheran Outdoor Ministries of North Carolina.

The cost is $165 per child. Registration is open and available at Read More»

Register online for FFUMC’s WoW Vacation Bible School

Fayetteville First UMC invites the community to Workshop of Wonders, this year’s VBS, from 9 a.m to 12:15 p.m. from June 23 to 27.

Children ages three (as of Jan. 1, 2014) through fifth grade are eligible to attend.

“In Workshop of Wonders,” a spokesperson explained, “children will learn what it is to build and imagine with God.”

Activities include lessons, music, recreation, local and global missions, and art.

Preregistration is requested. The cost is $10 per child and includes music CD and t-shirt. Registration forms are available online at Read More»

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