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Visit Brooks UMC thrift shop Saturday for bargains, goodies

The Second Chance Thrift Shop in Brooks will celebrate its first year of operation on Saturday, June 19.

The community is encouraged to join the celebration by coming by for cookies and lemonade that day.

“Your support of this ministry of Brooks UMC has been phenomenal and we have been able to reach out into the community with Christ’s love because of all the support,” a spokesperson said. Read More»

Peachtree City UMC to host ‘Let Freedom Ring’ celebration July 4

The community is invited to a “Let Freedom Ring” celebration at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, Sunday, July 4, at 1:30 p.m., in honor of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the nation’s 234th birthday.

Several Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops will present the flag to kick off the program. Congressional Resolution Number 25, which established the nationwide ringing of bells at precisely 2 p.m. eastern daylight time, will be read aloud, followed by a reading of The Declaration of Independence. Read More»

Christ the King will offer 2-day healing conference June 25, 26

A Conference on Healing, featuring the teaching and ministry of the Most Rev. Charles Jones, archbishop of the Southeast Province of the International Charismatic Episcopal Church, will be held Friday evening, June 25, beginning at 7 p.m. The conference will continue Saturday, June 26, from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The conference, whose theme is, “He Makes All Things New,” is sponsored by the local chapter of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician. Prayer for those suffering from physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual conditions will be offered. Read More»

FFUMC will offer four FPU classes

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) will offer multiple courses in Financial Peace University (13-week course) in the fall of 2010. The course benefits couples/individuals of all ages — those with or without debt.

The cost, including all materials, is $100. Once signed up, couples/individuals can retake the course without additional costs. All classes are held at the church. Read More»

Southcrest Church in Newnan will offer Worship Music Camp for youth

Youth in grades 6-12 in the south Atlanta area may be interested in attending a Worship Music Camp in Newnan, which will be held June 21-15 at Southcrest Church, 365 Walt Sanders Memorial Drive.

The cost is $150. Individual sessions also are available at $20 per session.

There will be clinics for voice, guitar, bass, drums/percussion and keyboards led by top music instructors who are worship leaders. Each day will start at 9 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. and will have scheduled individual sessions starting at 1:30 p.m. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/16/10

COS members offer special prayers
This weekend prayers of blessing will be offered for Vacation Bible School volunteers; for 40 youth and adults who will attend a weeklong Confirmation Camp at Lutherock Retreat near Arden, N.C.; and for Jamie Callison, who begins a month at Lutheran Summer Music Academy and Festival in Decorah, Iowa, on June 20. Newly-elected Congregational Council members will be installed; they are: Jerry Balthrop, Danny Lucsko, Mike Oliver and Jon Scheumann.

June 25 Gospel performers announced Read More»

Vacation Bible Schools 06/16/10

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran, June 21-25 Read More»

As car bites the dust, I still miss my Maverick

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

My first car was a green Ford Maverick with the shift on the column and a broken gas gauge. I had to keep up with my miles between gas purchases so that I would not run out. I can’t remember, but I think it was a 1971 model.

I bought it for $500 with my grass cutting earnings. When I was ten or eleven years old, I decided it was time to make some money. I hung a poster in the convenience store down the highway that read “Will mow lawns in Allenwood. Call David Chancey at . . .” Read More»

Providence’s parenting seminar is this Saturday

Providence United Methodist Church will offer a “Parenting is Heart Work” seminar Saturday, June 12, from 8:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The seminar is open to the community and emphasizes helping parents solve the real problems they are facing. A children’s program is offered at the same time, so that the whole family can attend. Read More»

Glory Clapp will perform at B-Acts meeting Thursday

The B-Acts group, seniors age 50 and older at Flat Creek Baptist Church, will have a dinner meeting Thursday, June 10 at 7 p.m., with ventriloquist Glory Clapp and her friend, Hal A. Lujah, providing the entertainment. Members are encouraged to bring their friends.

Those who are attending for the first time are guests of the group.

Regular members are asked to bring a vegetable and a salad or dessert. Meat will be provided by the church.

Flat Creek is on Flat Creek Trail between Ga. Highway 54 and Tyrone Road, about halfway between Fayetteville and Peachtree City. Read More»

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