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Religion Briefs 10/13/10

Southside will host Fall Festival
Southside Baptist Church in Fayetteville will host its Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be free food, fun games for kids, and inflatables including an inflatable rock wall. The church is at 1332 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville.

Hopewell opens Pumpkin Patch Read More»

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

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

Dear Father Paul: I read your column over the internet, having moved from Fayetteville three years ago. I go to a large church here in Texas, and the pastor is always talking about “atonement.” What does atonement really mean in a religious sense? — B.K. Read More»

PTC Presbyterian youth will receive Eagle Scout Award

Jackson Cole Frawley of Peachtree City

Jackson Cole Frawley of Peachtree City, a member of First Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City, has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award.

Frawley will be recognized in ceremonies this fall at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City.

A member of Flint River Council Troop 211, Frawley is one of approximately four percent of all Boy Scouts who attain the Eagle rank, according to Scoutmaster Jeff Roberts. Read More»

Order Greek appetizers now for holiday entertaining

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church Philoptochos Society (Friends of the Poor) will hold its annual Greek Appetizers and Pastry Sale just in time for holiday entertaining.

Offered for sale will be 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»

Hopewell UMC’s Pumpkin Patch will opens for business Sunday

The annual Pumpkin Patch at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone, with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, will open for business at noon on Oct. 10 and will remain open throughout the month.

The Patch proceeds are used for mission projects and programs in the church. The Patch hours of operation will be Sunday through Friday from noon until 7:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Hopewell UMC is at 351 Jenkins Rd., across from Sandy Creek High School.

An evening out ...

The NTO group at The Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

The NTO group at The Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg, (NTO stands for “not too old”) for those 60 and up, enjoyed a recent night out with several participating. The group shared a meal at a Fayetteville restaurant. The group frequently gathers for fellowship and activities. Attending were (L-R) Teresa Handley, Dr Cindy Epps, Bishop David Epps, all of Sharpsburg; William Handley of Peachtree City, Don and Lois Caputo of Senoia, Ed and Moneen Behlke of Fayetteville, Nancy Handley, Canon Paul Massey, Dr. Judy Massey of Peachtree City, and Lee Handley of Sharpsburg. Read More»

The Summit Church offers free tutoring each Wednesday

The Summit tutoring program is a ministry that focuses on supporting, encouraging, and serving children in the community.

The church offers free tutoring and homework help for children in elementary-high school, every Wednesday when school is in session.

For more information, or to register a child, contact: Carole Foran, 770-487-7655 or carole4kids@mindspring.com.

Symphony returns to FFUMC

The Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra will perform a return concert at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church Sunday, Oct. 24, at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and will be sold at the door. Admission is free for students enrolled in the SCS’s orchestra program.

Selections include Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony, Holst’s St. Paul Suite, van Suppe’s “Poet and Peasant” Overture, and Saint-Saens’s “Danse Bacchanale.”

The church is in downtown Fayetteville across fromthe Fayette County Courthouse.

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Mt. Olive Women’s Revival starts tonight
Mt. Olive Baptist Church will host a Women’s Revival Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 6-8 nightly at 7 p.m. Additionally, Mt. Olive will celebrate Women’s Day Sunday Oct. 10, at the 11 a.m. service. Both men and women are invited to both events. Mt. Olive is at 1565 Ga. Hwy. 92 North, Fayetteville.

Prophet Chambers Revival set for Oct. 8 Read More»

Saturday Gospel Singings planned

The Grantville Baptist Church in Coweta County will host Saturday Night Gospel sings each Saturday (and one Friday) during the month of October.

Guests include: Oct. 9, New Gospel Lights; Oct. 16, New Life; Friday, Oct. 22, Wayne Chambly, The Christianaires, and Twin Creek; Saturday, Oct. 23, Homegrown and The Toomey Family; and Oct. 30, The Gospel Messengers.

For more information, contact Roy Smith, 770-583-3977 or email depotsinging@yahoo.com. The church is at 45 West Broad St., Grantville.