Brazil trip results hard to put into words

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

A mission team from Fayetteville serving in Brazil saw a mighty movement of God that is hard to describe. “You just had to be there.”

Fourteen Fayetteville First Baptist members and two McDonough Road Baptist members travelled to the state of Santa Catarina to join Brazilian Baptists in Project 70. The vision of Brazilian pastor Jairo Campos, the mission strategy intentionally targets areas in need of evangelical churches and results in new believers and new churches. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/07/14

LDS to offer family history class tonight
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS)  will offer a Georgia Family History Resources Class for those who need help finding their Georgia roots. The class will be held Wednesday, May 7, from 7-8:30 p.m. in rooms 108 and 109 at the church, 2021 Redwine Road, Fayetteville. For more information contact

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Garage sale is this Saturday

All Saints Church members Sam Stachura and his daughter, Lily Ann

All Saints Church members Sam Stachura and his daughter, Lily Ann, display some of the items to be featured at the All Saints Anglican Church Garage Sale this Saturday, May 10, in the Peachtree City Colonnade subdivision at 233 Columns Lane, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. At 11:30, all items will be sold at half price. Items include electronics, furniture, plants, jewelry, kids toys, and kitchen items. There also is a free section. Call the church office to contribute, 770-486-5374.

Hopewell UMC congregation bids farewell to Candler intern

The Rev. Billy Beard, left, senior minister at Hopewell UMC, presents a cake to intern Cassie Light at a farewell reception given in her honor. Following her graduation from Candler School of Theology, she will become a minister in the Lutheran church. Photo/Special.

On Sunday, April 27, Hopewell United Methodist Church bid farewell to Cassie Light, a Candler School of Theology student who has spent the past nine months in an internship at Hopewell. Light will now head for graduation and ordination as a minister in the Lutheran church.

While at Hopewell, Light was given the opportunity to preach several sermons, led a bi-monthly Bible study, and performed a variety of jobs to familiarize herself with church work.

She endeared herself to the congregation and they presented her with a beautiful white ministerial robe to wear in her new profession. Read More»

Georgia Singers to perform free concert at F’ville 1st UMC

The Georgia Singers, a community-based choral organization for young women.

The Georgia Singers, a community-based choral organization for young women, will present the Requiem Mass by Francesco Brusa on Sunday, May 18, at 7 p.m. at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Read More»

Anniversary green-out

Members of Evergreen Church in Peachtree City celebrated their first anniversary recently with a “green out.”

Members of Evergreen Church in Peachtree City celebrated their first anniversary recently with a “green out.” In honor of the occasion “gifts” of personal care items and Comfort Quilts were donated to Southwest Christian Hospice. Evergreen Church, a Presbyterian Fellowship, offers a traditional service Sundays at 9 a.m. at the Methodist Windgate Annex, South Peachtree Parkway, and a modern service Sundays at 5:30 p.m. in the brick building at Heritage Christian Church on Bernhard Road. Photo/Special.

PTC Presbyterian announces Jungle Safari VBS for 2014

Registration is now open for the summer 2014 Vacation Bible School at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. VBS will take place June 16-20. The theme this year is “A Jungle Safari.”

Registration is open through Friday, May 16. Registration forms are available at the church welcome center, 206 Willow Bend Road in Peachtree City. The registration fee is $5 per child, payable on the first day. Call 770-487-7757 for additional information.

Rising kindergarten through fifth grade students are welcome to join in the fun. Read More»

St. Andrew's plans Crawfish Boil

St. Andrew's in the Pines Episcopal Church will offer the community a taste of Louisiana with its first annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday, May 17, from 5-8 p.m. Meals are just $20 each and include three pounds of crawfish, with corn, potatoes and jambalaya, a beverage and dessert. Child's plates are $10 and include a hotdog, sides, beverage and dessert (kids are welcome to try the crawfish and jambalaya). Meal tickets must be purchased by May 12. To purchase tickets, contact the church office at 770-487-8415. St. Andrew's is located at 316 North Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.

Examine the evidence

Justin Kollmeyer's picture

We people of faith talk a lot about faith. You know, believing things we cannot see with our human eyes and cannot prove by scientific data. One of our favorite Bible passages is “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 KJV.

But as we come away from the glorious celebration of Easter, I have two questions. One, is it really true that Jesus rose from the dead? And two, do we believe just because we have “faith,” or is there truly “evidence” that he actually rose? Let’s take the second question first. Read More»

Hopewell United Methodist plans Chick-N-Que

Hopewell United Methodist Men will have their annual Chick-N-Que on Saturday, May 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the church in Tyrone. Proceeds from the event will help support men’s group mission programs.

The menu will feature half a barbecued chicken, slaw, baked beans, and iced tea for $8 per plate.

Advanced tickets are available from the church office. Call 770-306-7537.

The seniors’ group, “Recycled Kids,” will offer homemade baked goods during the day as well.

Hopewell United Methodist is located at 351 Jenkins Rd. in Tyrone, across from Sandy Creek High School.