Special Olympics helpers

Youth and sponsors from Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Peachtree City traveled to North Atlanta to assist with Special Olympics recently.

Youth and sponsors from Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Peachtree City traveled to North Atlanta to assist with Special Olympics recently. Read More»

Holy Trinity to sponsor trail run

Holy Trinity Catholic Church will host a Trinity Trail Run on March 1. All 5K and 2K participants will receive a t-shirt and complimentary breakfast of pancakes and tamales.

The top three male/female winners of each age group in the 5K will receive awards.

Proceeds of the race will benefit teens who will work this summer for Catholic Heart Work Camp and Amigos for Christ, two organizations dedicated to the revitalization of communities throughout the United States and Nicaragua. Read More»

St. Christopher’s annual Greek pastry sale set for April

St Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church in Peachtree City is having its annual Greek Pastry Spring Sale April 11 and 12 just in time for Easter entertaining.

Featured items include handmade Tiropita (cheese filo triangles) for $10 per dozen, Spanakopita (spinach, onion, cheese filo triangles) also $10 per dozen, Tsoureki (gorgeous braided Easter bread) for $10 per loaf, and Koulouria (twisted cookies with or without sesame) for $8 per dozen. Read More»

Cookies baked for quilt ministry

The Methodist Women’s group at Hopewell United Methodist Church recently baked 80 dozen cookies to raise money for the “Prayers and Squares” quilt ministry which provides “prayer quilts” for those who are ill or recovering from an illness or operation. The cookies were packaged for Valentine’s Day and the women raised over $300 with this project.Hopewell is at 351 Jenkins Rd. in Tyrone.

Hopewell UMC women host budding artists at ‘paint night’

Hopewell Methodist Women recently held a “Paint Night” and 15 women gathered to paint their version of a beautiful cross.

Most of the women had never painted before and artist Julie Compton, of Sassy Chick Painting Parties, led them through the steps to produce their masterpiece.

There were 15 grand, glorious, and joyful results and everyone proudly took their paintings home.

The night was such a success that another “Paint Night” is scheduled for July 25. The women will celebrate “Christmas in July” and paint a holiday scene. Read More»

Placing blame does not solve the problem

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

Where were you when the snow starting falling and the roads began to be covered with ice? I was at a pastor’s lunch. When I entered the restaurant at noon, some flakes were beginning to fall. When I left shortly after one o’clock, Whoa!

You know the story. People were caught unprepared. Even though a winter storm warning was issued early that morning, the initial models showed the bulk of the storm would hit south of Atlanta. But Mother Nature had a different idea. She hit Atlanta with a vengeance, and everybody left for home at the same time. Read More»

Dr. Jeremiah Wright to speak at Olivet Church this Sunday

Wright and Robinson

Dr. Jeremiah Wright, Pastor Emeritus, Trinity Unity Church of Christ in Chicago, will be the guest speaker at The Olivet Church for its Annual Heritage Sunday, Feb. 16. Worship begins at 8 and 11 a.m.

The Olivet Church was founded in 1991 and is located in the heart of North Fayetteville, 877 Ga. Hwy. 314 North between Ga. Hwy. 138 and Ga. Hwy. 85.

Servant/pastor/teacher is Dr. William Holmes Robinson.

Contact The Olivet Church via or call the office, 770-460-6656.

Religion Briefs 02/12/14

Family and Friends Day planned
New Hope United Methodist Church’s Annual Family and Friends Day will  be Sunday,  Feb. 16,  at 2:30 p.m.. The guest speaker will be  the Rev. Tamarkus Cook of St. Smyrna Baptist Church in Newnan. New Hope is at 272 Weldon Rd. Fayetteville. The Rev. Dr. Aubrey Thompson is the pastor.

Genealogy fair offered at LDS church Read More»

Hopeful Church volunteers plan February work day

Hopeful Church volunteers have planned a workday for February and ask the public to “join the effort to preserve this historic Fayette icon established in 1825.” All volunteers are appreciated.

The historic north Fayette church is in bad need of repairs and the cemetery needs clearing. A group of volunteers has formed and has been busy working to restore the church and grounds. Read More»

Wills to speak as two receive master of ministry at CTK

The Rev. Canon Robert Wills

The Rev. Canon Robert Wills, Th.D., will be the speaker at the services Sunday evening, Feb. 16, honoring the graduation of two men from Christ the King.

Paul Dickinson, a candidate for Holy Orders, is receiving his master of ministry degree from St. Michael’s Seminary, San Clemente, Calif.

Andy Ellis of Tyrone, an applicant for Holy Orders, is receiving his master of divinity degree from Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pa. Read More»