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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»

Rolling Hills youth minister to Atlanta’s homeless

Devin Camp (right foreground) hands a towel to an unidentified homeless man during Rolling Hills Baptist’s recent youth mission in downtown Atlanta. Also assisting at the table were Mitchell Camp (left background) and Evan Mercer. Photo/Special.

Youth from Rolling Hills Baptist Church in Fayetteville travelled to downtown Atlanta recently to minister to many of the city’s homeless men and women.

While there, the group witnessed to individuals, assisted with feeding, and handed out over 150 hand and bath towels donated by the Rolling Hills congregation.

The Rolling Hills Youth Group makes quarterly trips to Atlanta to serve the homeless, feeding and distributing much needed items such as clothing, hygiene products, and shoes. Read More»

FFUMC will host Christmas Marketplace November 6

The 21st annual Christmas Marketplace will be held Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center in Fayetteville. The event is hosted by the United Methodist Women and will include more than 60 unique vendors, children’s clothing consignment, large bric-a-brac sale and homemade bake sale. Proceeds support church missions.

Donated items are now being accepted and may be dropped off at the church, 175 East Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville. Read More»

Young gospel singing sensation to appear at Flat Creek November 14

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, patterning himself after the Gaithers’ Vestal Goodman, 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 “Just Any Day Now” (2009) and “Satisfied” (2010). Read More»

Newnan hospice plans remembrance service Nov. 4

The annual Service of Remembrance sponsored by Healthfield Hospice will be held Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 1250 Lora Smith Road, Newnan (corner of Lora Smith and Ga. Highway 34, west of Thomas Crossroads.)

Families whose loved ones have passed away within the past year are invited to share in this special time of remembrance.

The service includes music and lighting of candles for each person who is being remembered. A special reception for family members follows the service.

RSVP to 770-502-1104 and direct questions to Debbie Rose at that number. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/27/10

Public servant appreciation lunch
On Sunday, Oct. 31, from noon to 2 p.m. Edgefield Baptist Church in Fayetteville will show appreciation to those who serve as public servants in Fayette county (local fire, police, sheriff and EMS officials) by providing them with a complimentary lunch in the George Porter Fellowship Hall. All public servants are welcome. Edgefield is at 140 Church St. in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, contact the church, 770-461-7388.

Hallelujah NIght is Oct. 31 in PTC Read More»

Let your kids have Halloween

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I’ve said this before. I’ve written it before. But it bears repeating. Please listen again and give this consideration in your life.

I love Jesus. I hate the devil. I am guided by the Bible. I want to stay away from evil. I want what’s best for our children. I will protect them whenever, wherever, and however possible and necessary.

Can I get an Amen to that? (See, you good Baptists are rubbing off on me in lots of appropriate ways.) Read More»

Pumpkins on sale at Hopewell

Shown unloading and setting up the pumpkins (L-R) are Scott Pickering, pastor at Hopewell, and Sharon Pierce and Jeanie Kemp.

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone is selling pumpkins again this year. The Patch hours are Sunday through Friday, noon to 7:30 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Shown unloading and setting up the pumpkins (L-R) are Scott Pickering, pastor at Hopewell, and Sharon Pierce and Jeanie Kemp, The church uses the proceeds from pumpkin sales to fund the missions and programs of the church. Hopewell members invite the community to stop by and buy pumpkins to decorate for the upcoming holidays. The church is at 351 Jenkins Rd., across from Sandy Creek High School. Read More»

Bethany will do Wesley Walk for Others

Members of Bethany United Methodist Church will be walking and volunteering for the Wesley Walk for Others on Saturday, Oct. 23.

The 6.2-mile walk around Stone Mountain benefits Wesley Community Ministries, which serves lower-income older adults and children through Project Extend, home-repair for lower-income older adults, Bethlehem Senior Center, and Camp Wesley.

For the last four years, Bethany has raised the most money for the walk, for churches its size.

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