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Church of the Nativity youth plan spaghetti dinner Feb. 16

Young people at the Episcopal Church of the Nativity will serve a spaghetti dinner Wednesday, Feb. 16, to raise funds for a youth mission trip in June.

The benefit event is billed as “Mama Rita’s Italian Kitchen” in honor of the Rev. Rita Henault, rector of the parish. Serving will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the common room of the educational building of the church, located at 130 Antioch Road, just off Georgia Route 92, south of downtown Fayetteville. Read More»

Religion Briefs 02/09/11

Edgefield will host Valentine dinner
The Edgefield Church Family invites the entire community to join them on Saturday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. for their “Taste of Italy” Valentine Dinner in the George Porter Fellowship Hall. Admission is $30 for couples and $15 for singles. The event will feature live music and great fellowship. Edgefield is at 140 Church St. in downtown Fayetteville. For more information call the church, 770-461-7388.

Vineyard in Senoia will host seminar Read More»

Communications guide — just in time for Valentine’s Day

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A wife returned home from work and found her husband sitting in his favorite chair totally absorbed in the local newspaper. After rummaging around in the kitchen for awhile, she said, “Honey, I read today that men speak 2,000 words a day and women 4,000 words each day.”

In a low growl he muttered, “Uh-huh, I wonder why that is?” He continued to be preoccupied with the paper.

After a pause, she said, “I guess it’s due to the fact that women have to repeat everything twice to their husbands.” Read More»

Cornerstone UMC to host Valentine Social Feb. 11

Cornerstone United Methodist Men meet to plan their upcoming Valentine Social. Shown left to right are James Stephens, Doug Grizzard, Matt Thomson, Mack McLeroy, Bob Uher, Rick Heidman, Steve Houlder, Werner Frey, Bud Markesbery, Rob Lauer, Virgil King and Dick Shaffer. Photo/Special.

The United Methodist Men of Cornerstone United Methodist Church at Thomas Crossroads in Newnan announce the upcoming “Heart & Soul” Valentine Social on Friday, Feb. 11, from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. The event will feature the Live Big Band music of The Peachtree Jazz Edition with vocalist Toni Byrd. Read More»

Newberry College Jazz Big Band to perform at Christ Our Shepherd

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will host the Newberry College Jazz Big Band in a concert on Monday, Feb. 7 at 7 p.m.

The college, in Newberry, S.C., was founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church.

The audience received the band enthusiastically when they played in Peachtree City some years ago, and director Bill Long says, “This is my best band yet.”

The band plays jazz classics and more contemporary music. Admission is free.

The church is on the corner of Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway

New vestry at Nativity

From left, back row:  Patricia Hamilton, Leon Walker, Bob Page and Fred Lusk (junior warden), all continuing vestry members. Photo/Special.

Members of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity elected new vestry members at the parish’s annual meeting Sunday, Jan. 30. From left, front row, are the Rev. Rita Henault, rector; Colin Mitchell, a new vestryman; Anne Martz, senior warden; and Ross Terry, a new vestryman named to the first youth position on the parish governing board. From left, back row: Patricia Hamilton, Leon Walker, Bob Page and Fred Lusk (junior warden), all continuing vestry members. Photo/Special.

Heritage Christian will host Girls’ Conference Feb. 4 & 5

Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville will host “More Beautiful You,” a conference targeted toward middle and high school girls Friday and Saturday, Feb. 4 and 5 at the church. Women of all ages are welcome but some sensitive issues will be covered throughout the conference that may not be age-appropriate for girls below sixth grade. Read More»

Squire Parsons will perform at New Lebanon in Newnan

New Lebanon Baptist Church will host Squire Parsons Live in Concert on Saturday, Feb 5, at 7 p.m.The concert is free. A love offering will be received.

A native of West Virginia, Parsons became the baritone singer for the Kingsmen Quartet in 1975 and in 1979 went into solo ministry.

In 2008, he was inducted into the Southern Gospel Music Association’s, “Hall Of Fame,” in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. Read More»

Holy Trinity plans retreat February 7-9

Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City will host a parish retreat/mission Feb. 7-9 at 6:30 p.m. each evening.

Leading the event will be Fr. James Friedel, an Augustinian from the Archdiocese of Chicago.

“This event is designed to allow us to turn off our engines, slow down and reflect upon some of the things in our lives which our day-to-day activities just do not allow,” a spokesperson said.

Friedel will also conduct a mini-series for seniors at 9 a.m. which will be open to others who prefer a morning session. Read More»

Boy Scout applications sought

Boy Scout Troop 175, sponsored by Peachtree City United Methodist Church, is accepting applications for new scouts for 2011.

Troop 175 is a large, active troop with a 12 month program of weekly meetings and monthly outings.

Boys can experience the outdoors while learning how to be a better citizen and a good leader.

Meetings are on Monday nights at 7:30 p.m. at the Scout Lodge, a realized vision of Troop 175’s adult leadership.

For information, visit www.ptctroop175.org or call Danny McCranie, Scoutmaster, 678-364-0315.

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