Church

Young gospel singing sensation to appear at Flat Creek Baptist

Logan Smith, the 13-year-old gospel singing sensation from Covington, will appear in concert at Flat Creek Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m.

Logan began singing at the age of seven and has appeared with the Gaither Homecoming Tour many times. He recorded his first CD, “The Journey Begins,” at the age of 10 and has since recorded several more.

The concert at Flat Creek is free and open to the community.

For more information on Logan go to www.logansmithministries.com or www.myspace.com/logan smithsings. Read More»

Griefshare for the holidays seminar planned at FFBC

Fayetteville First Baptist Church will host a free seminar entitled, “GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays” Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church’s worship center, 205 Stonewall Ave. (one block from the Fayette County Courthouse), Fayetteville.

Childcare will be provided if needed.

The seminar is for those facing the holidays after a loved one’s death and features practical suggestions and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and others who have experienced this particular type of grief. Read More»

FFUMC’s Christmas Tour of Homes set for Dec. 5 & 6

The annual Christmas Tour of Homes, an annual major fundraiser for Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, is planned for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6, from 1 – 5 p.m.

Six beautiful homes within Fayette County will be on the tour this year, including restored historic dwellings, an ecologically friendly home, and the home of an interior designer.

Proceeds will go to Square Foot Ministry to assist in the completion of the Fayette Counseling Center. Read More»

FFUMC youth help build house in Alabama; serve homeless in Atlanta

The youth of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church participated in a unique mission experience Oct. 14 - 17. The group of 45 partnered with the Fuller Center and Square Foot Ministries to build a home which was once just a concrete slab in Lanett, Ala.

Following the build, they went to SafeHouse Outreach in downtown Atlanta to work with the homeless. Read More»

Religion Briefs 11/03/10

NHBC to host Fall Festival, car show
National Heights Baptist Church will be have a free fall festival and car show Saturday, Nov. 6, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Peach State Early Ford V-8 Club will feature antique Ford automobiles dating from the 1920s to the 1980s. Read More»

Real men love their wives, and they say it

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New neighbors moved in across the street from this couple, and the wife started watching these newcomers. Every evening she looked out the window and noticed the husband come home after work. She couldn’t miss the fact that nearly every night, this man would bring home flowers or a little gift for his lady.

She’d run greet him as he got out of the car, and he’d hand her a gift. They’d kiss and hug and then walk in the house and close the door behind them. Read More»

Bethany’s Perlieu Stew sale set for this Saturday, noon- 5 p.m.

Members of Bethany United Methodist Church in north Fayette County are gearing up for a yearly tradition that dates back to 1908 — the annual cooking of the Perlieu Stew. This years cooking will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30, from noon until 5 p.m. — or until the stew is sold out.

Served with pickles, potato chips, and bread, adult plates are $8 and children’s plates are $5. Pints of stew are $6 and quarts are $10. Read More»

Prince of Peace has pumpkins for fall decorating

Six-year-old Helen Steffan spends time helping shoppers in the Prince of  Peace Pumpkin Patch. Photo/Special.

The local community is invited to come and buy their pumpkin at the Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Pumpkin Patch on Highway 314 in Fayetteville, between Lowe’s and the Pavilion. The patch is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Proceeds from sales benefit the youth summer mission trips and Christmas service project. Also, a percentage of the proceeds support farmers on the Indian reservation in New Mexico by leasing the land to grow the pumpkins and by hiring them to harvest them. The pumpkins are delivered and then sold at church locations across the country. Read More»

Deadline to order Greek pastries for holiday entertaining is Nov. 1

The order deadline is Nov. 1 — next Monday — for St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church Philoptochos Society‘s Greek Appetizers and Pastry Sale featuring appetizers for holiday entertaining.

Offered for sale are Spanakopita (filo pastry filled with spinach, feta and onions) and Tiropites (filo pastry filled with cheeses and herbs) for $10 per dozen and Baklava (filo and nut filled sweet pastry) for $18 per dozen.

Also featured this year are Kourambiethes (a rich, buttery cookie topped with powered sugar) for $15 per dozen. Read More»

Olivet’s anniversary is this Sunday

The Olivet Church in Fayetteville will celebrate its 19th anniversary Sunday, Oct. 31 and invites the community to join in the celebration. Special services have been held each Sunday during the month of October.

“Our ministry leadership has worked diligently to make sure our anniversary celebration is second to none,” a spokesperson said.

Everyone, regardless of their religious background is welcome to attend services.

Service times are 7:45, 9:30, and 11:15 a.m.

For more information, contact the church, 770-460-6656 or visit www.theolivetchurch.org . Read More»

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