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SFM readies for spring yard sale

Square Foot Ministries is now accepting items for its annual yard sale set for sometime this spring.

Items being accepted include furniture, books, jewelry, small appliances. knick knacks, toys, children’s shoes and clothing, linens, sporting equipment and household goods in good, saleable condition. Adult clothing and mattresses/box springs will not be accepted.

For more information, call Faye Livingston, 770-401-9761, or Judy Reynolds, 770-461-8529.

Join Nat’l Hgts. for trip to Austria, Oberammergau

The community is invited to join National Heights Baptist Church members on a trip to Austria and the Oberammergau Passion Play, leaving Atlanta on August 26.

The original Passion Play began in 1634 when villagers of Oberammergau vowed to perform a play depicting the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, if God would spare its residents from the bubonic plague.

Call Helen Odom at 404-964-3485 to make reservations.

Give Mom a lobster dinner for Mother’s Day

For people looking for a different present for Mother’s Day this year, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Newnan is offering a novel opportunity -— a full, lobster dinner.

Members of the church are taking orders for complete dinners to take home on the day before Mother’s special day. The only thing left to supply is the candlelight.

Since all of the lobsters will be flown in live from Maine, they will have to be ordered by May 1.

Purchasers will receive an e-mail reminder with time and directions on how to pick up their treat. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/07/10

Hip-Hop revival planned in Fairburn
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host a Hip-Hop Revival Saturday, April 10, beginning at 6 p.m. Various groups will minister in rap form. The speaker will be Prophet Timothy Frazier. For directions, contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370.

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Friends honor Mrs. Ruth McCommon upon retirement

Mrs. Ruth McCommon and one of many who lined up to say thanks.

A reception was held Sunday, Mar. 28 for Mrs. Ruth McCommon, Congregational Nurse for First Baptist Church Peachtree City, in honor of her retirement.

Friends, family, and people whom Mrs. Ruth served in the community lined up to spend a few minutes to say, "thank you for all you've done for us".
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Good Friday, Easter services set in Fayette, Coweta

Good Friday and Easter events in Fayette and Coweta counties.

Fayette and Coweta area churches will join others throughout the world this weekend with Easter services celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This Sunday also will mark the culmination of Holy Week activities which, for most, began last Sunday with Palm Sunday celebrations and continued throughout this week. Read More»

How close will you come?

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I’ve always said that someday I’m going to design a church to fit the natural instincts of most people. The main element will be pews on a conveyor belt. When people walk into the church, there will be only one pew available — in the back, of course — just where everybody wants to sit! Then, when the back pew fills up, the whole pew would move to the front on a conveyor belt, and a new empty pew would pop up in the back for the next group of people and so on. Read More»

Lenten lunches conclude Thursday

The last in the series of Lenten lunches will be held tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. The church annually hosts Lenten lunches weekly during Lent and offers a light lunch and a brief lesson provided by church members or other guest speakers.

Thursday’s lunch will be hosted by the Ethel Taylor Circle and Ed Steil will be the speaker.

FFUMC is at 175 E. Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville.

For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

Authentic processional

Parishioner Doug Abrams and “Monty” the donkey listen to instructions about their parts for the procession.

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City celebrated Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week last Sunday with a processional commemorating the arrival of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem on the back of a donkey. Parishioner Doug Abrams and “Monty” the donkey listened to instructions about their parts just before the procession began. All Saints is at 225 South Peachtree Parkway. Photo/Special.

New LLMs installed at CTK

Shown (L-R), David Epps, Richard and Christi Thompson of Newnan, Nancy Wine of Sharpsburg, Jon Paul Landon of Senoia, Dan Hale, and Donna Turner of Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

Several licensed liturgical ministers, also known as lay eucharistic ministers, were installed at the Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg. The ministers received training by Father Dan Hale, Peachtree City, canon liturgist in the Mid-South Diocese, and will operate locally under the direction of Deacon James Gardner, Tyrone. The new LLMs will take Holy Communion to the sick and shut-in, will assist as chalice bearers, and will serve in other duties as assigned.The installation was conducted by David Epps, bishop of the Diocese. Read More»

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