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South Gate Ministry’s Bible study starts Sept. 16

South Gate Ministry Training Center announces its inaugural inductive Bible study, The Book of Acts. The Institute aims to promote and engender a biblical worldview among Christians everywhere, to equip, present and future, to correctly and effectively handle the Word of God, and to provide a scriptural foundation for understanding God’s will for his people through intensive inductive Bible studies. Read More»

GreekFest 2010 includes Greek dancing lessons

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church of Peachtree City will host its 6th Annual Building Fundraiser, GreekFest 2010, Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Seymour Hangar at Falcon Field in Peachtree City.

Greek dancing lessons will be offered along with live music and dancing. Appetizers will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30. The “All you can eat and drink” menu includes many Greek delicacies including Dolmathes, Spanakopites, Greek salad, lemon chicken, and Baklava. Adult Beverages and soft drinks are included. Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/01/10

Holy Trinity starts GriefShare Sept. 8 & 10
Griefshare, a 13-week Christian video/discussion support group for those who have lost a loved one, will be offered at Holy Trinity Church in Peachtree City beginning Wednesday, evening, Sept. 8 and Friday morning, Sept. 10. Each GriefShare session is self-contained so one can begin attending at any time. Sessions will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday mornings from 9:30-10:30 a.m. For more information and to pre-register, contact Gayle Reddy at 770-631-8251. Holy Trinity is at 101 Walt Banks Road. Read More»

Where did Sunday School come from?

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I love history. I love Sunday School. So it only stands to reason that I would love the “History of Sunday School,” right?

Here’s a short version, thanks mainly to an article by Timothy Larson of Christian History magazine.

Sunday Schools were originally schools where poor children could learn to read. The Sunday School movement began in Britain in the 1780s. The Industrial Revolution had resulted in many children spending all week long working in factories. Christian philanthropists wanted to free these children from a life of illiteracy. Read More»

Back from Puerto Rico

Back from Puerto Rico

A group of 35 high school youth and adults from Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City spent a week in Puerto Rico. While there, they worked at a domestic violence center, assisted at a care center for the elderly, painted parts of a cathedral, scraped and painted residents’ homes, and weeded and landscaped at a botanical garden. Read More»

Women’s Day set for this Sunday

Edgefield Baptist Church in Fayetteville will host its Women’s Day Program Sunday, Aug. 29, with several services and guest speakers lined up.

The theme is “Called to be a blessing.” Suggested attire is clothing in shades of purple and white.

The Rev. J.T. Ware of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Fairburn will speak at 8:45 a.m., Minister Regina Belle-Battle of New Shield of Faith Christian Ministries in Atlanta will speak at 10 a.m., and Bishop Dianne Collins of Faith Walk Ministries in College Park will speak at 3 p.m. There is no admission charge. Read More»

Yard sale for African orphans

Yard sale for African orphans

Co Baldwin (left) and Day Poling were among those at the yard sale held last weekend at Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. More than $9,000 was raised to benefit orphans and vulnerable children in Uganda, East Africa through Pearl Ministries, a Birmingham, Ala.-based nonprofit organization founded by former Fayette County resident Jamie Rosser Laslo and her husband, Scott. Read More»

New Hope South opens Student Center and Cafe

New Hope Baptist Church recently held a Grand Opening for its new Student Center and Cafe on the South Campus near Starr’s Mill.

The new facility includes a new student auditorium, student lounge, restrooms, offices and a new cafe, along with landscaped outdoor areas with a patio, fire pit and basketball goals. A wide range of activities for students has been planned in addition to the normal Sunday morning and Wednesday events. All students in grades 7-12 are invited to come and see the new resource. Read More»

Fayette Presbyterian offers FPU, other programs on Wednesdays

Fayette Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville will offer a number of programs this fall as part of its Wednesday night activities.

The church will offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University on Wednesdays from 6:15-8 p.m., beginning Sept. 8. This is a biblically based, video-driven small group study that teaches families to beat debt, build wealth, and give like never before.

Registration and one $99.51 FPU kit is required per family. To register and/or order, visit www.fayettepcusa.org/fpu.htm.

For more information, contact the class leader Will Stone, at 678-787-2332. Read More»

GreekFest coming Sept. 18

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church of Peachtree City will host its 6th Annual Building Fundraiser, GreekFest 2010, Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Seymour Hangar Falcon Field Airport in Peachtree City.

The event will feature live music and dancing with Greek dancing lessons, too.

Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with appetizers. Dinner begins at 7:30.

The “All you can eat and drink” menu includes such Greek delicacies as Dolmathes, Tirpopites, Spanakopites, Greek salad, lemon chicken, Greek potatoes, Pastitsio, Baklava, and Kourambiethes. Read More»