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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»

Religion Briefs 08/25/10

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Last month, Shirley Sherrod was asked to resign her USDA position after being accused of racism.

The controversy erupted on Monday, July 19, when conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart posted a heavily-edited video of a Sherrod speech. In the video, Sherrod related a 1986 incident in which she said that she didn’t help a white farmer in South Georgia as much as she could have. She told an NAACP gathering in Coffee County that she “didn’t give the full force of what I could do” as he came to her for assistance. Read More»

‘Project Linus’ being ‘reborn’ at Community Christian Church

Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Fayetteville is revitalizing the “Project Linus” program which makes no-sew fleece security blankets, receiving blankets, quilts, crotcheted and knitted afghans and comforters for newborns and children.

The organizational meeting is this morning at 10 a.m. Those interested are asked to to meet at the church, 349 Kenwood Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 18.

Bring a sandwich and a drink and learn all about the project which is a 100 percent volunteer non-profit organization. Read More»

Kenya’s song in our hearts

Kenya’s song in our hearts

Susan Mills, Elizabeth Hiatt, Lori O’Bar and Margaret Alford were part of a seven women team from First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City called to Africa to train early child development teachers in the province of Western. Partnering with Kim Pace, the director of Brackenhurst Ministries, the team served for 10 days, training, teaching children and building relationships. As part of a presentation this past July, these four women sang a song taught to them by one of the Kenyan pastors they met. Photo/Special.

Free monthly movie night starts this Friday in F’ville

Eleventh Hour Call Church will host the first of its free monthly family movie nights this Friday with the presentation of the movie “To Save a Life,” (rated PG-13) Friday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Harvest Christian Community Theater on Ga. Hwy. 85 behind the La Hacienda Mexican restaurant.

The movie involves a star athlete who has it all — basketball scholarship, good looks. a cheerleader girlfriend, hangs with the in crowd — but when an old friend from his past shoots himself at school, his world is turned upside down and he seeks answers on how he could have made a difference. Read More»

Free ESL classes offered in PTC

Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church, PCA, in Peachtree City will offer English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults beginning Friday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 12. Classes will meet weekly through mid-May 2011. Students may join at any time.

Class times are Fridays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Sundays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with childcare available for Friday classes only.

The church is at 101 Carriage Lane, Peachtree City. For more information call 770-631-4618 or look under Outreach at www.carriagelanepres.org.

Women’s Day program set for Aug. 29

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.”

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 and suggested attire is clothing in shades of purple and white. Read More»

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