Church

FFUMC offers ‘Living Faith Fully’opportunities for October

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will focus on a variety of “how to” classes in October to explore ways to live faith using one’s hands.

Classes will cover gardening, basic home repairs, common car maintenance, and an introduction to writing/journaling.

The class will meet Wednesday evenings from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.

Also during October, the church will offer a study of Ron Greer’s book on integrity, “If You Know Who You Are You’ll Know What to Do.” Greer will join the group for the final class session on Oct. 27. Read More»

Apple trip on tap for B-Acts group

The B-Acts group (seniors 50 and older) at Flat Creek Baptist Church between Fayetteville and Peachtree City will travel to north Georgia for lunch and apple shopping on Saturday, Oct. 9.

The bus will leave the church at 9 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m.

The cost is $6 for family style lunch at Pat’s Kountry Kitchen. Price includes tax and gratuity.

The group will stop at Mercier’s Apple Barn, a favorite stop among apple barn lovers. Merciers’s offers all types of apples, baked goods, canned goods, gifts, etc. Read More»

McDonough Rd. Baptist will offer ‘Fireproof’ the movie October 10

“Fireproof” the movie, starring Kirk Cameron and Erin Bethea, will be presented at McDonough Road Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 5 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The 2008 release is about fire captain Caleb Holt and his valiant effort to save his struggling marriage.

Living by the old firefighter’s adage Never Leave Your Partner Behind, Holt faces his greatest challenge ever on the home front, and that is rescuing and resuscitating his marriage.

The movie is free and open to the public. Read More»

Olivet Church will celebrate 19th anniversary October 31

The Olivet Church in Fayetteville will celebrate its 19th anniversary Sunday, Oct. 31 and invites the community to join in the celebration.

Special services are planned for each Sunday during the month of October.

“Our ministry leadership is working diligently to make our anniversary celebration second to none,” a spokesperson said. “The Olivet Church reaches out to enrich the spiritual lives of individuals, their families and other supportive community members through worship service. The environment is very uplifting and spiritual with joyous singing and meaningful messages.” Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/29/10

Summit Church offers free tutoring
The Summit tutoring program is a ministry that focuses on supporting, encouraging, and serving children in the community. The church offers free tutoring and homework help for children in elementary-high school, every Wednesday when school is in session. For more information, or to register, contact: Carole Foran, 770-487-7655 or carole4kids@mindspring.com.

White Oak Presbyterian plans BBQ Read More»

Come and sit with me ...

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Come and sit with me in the front row of a lecture at the Theological Conference I attended recently. The professor is about to begin. He’s the Rev. Dr. Stephen J. Hultgren, a Bible scholar from Fordham University in New York. He’s a solidly grounded young scholar with a brilliant mind and wonderful balance of tradition and modern methods for using and interpreting Holy Scripture. Read More»

The Grand Finale

The Grand Finale

“Jesus Feast” a local project which joined hundreds in the community in a 40-day focus on Jesus, his miracles and his parables, came to a conclusion last Saturday with a rally and gathering at the Fayetteville Amphitheater in Fayetteville. An estimated crowd of about 500 gathered for singing, praising, communion and celebration. Photo/Ben Nelms.

St. Mary’ Magdalene’s ‘Friends of the Poor’ Walk set for this weekend at Carl Miller Park in Newnan

The first annual “Friends of the Poor® Walk” will get underway in Newnan in the form of a 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, Sept. 25, benefiting the St. Mary Magdalene Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. The event is a major fundraiser for the local society which directly aids those in need in Coweta County.

“As Vincentians, we see the personal tragedy of poverty firsthand and do much to alleviate it,” said Liz Durand, chairperson of the event. Durand said they were seeking individuals to participate in the 5K as well as corporate sponsors and volunteers. Read More»

New Hope Baptist’s missions conference starts tonight, continues through Sunday

New Hope Baptist Church members are celebrating 10 years of mission work and invite the public to join them for their missions conference Sept. 22 - 26, as they celebrate “Send Me!”

The conference will begin at the North Campus, 551 New Hope Road, Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. with dinner highlighting an international menu. To make reservations call 770-461-4337.

Following dinner, Dr. Emir Caner, president of Truett McConnell College, will be the guest speaker for the opening service in the worship center. Read More»

No. Fayette’s BBQ, race, set for Sat.

North Fayette United Methodist Church is hosting its Annual 5K Run and Barbecue on Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The church also is offering booth space, available at $ 25 for one space or $40 for two spaces.

For further information on the race or to rent a space, call Theresa McDonald, 770-716-5942, or email mcdonald5942@comcast.net. North Fayette is at the corner of New Hope Road and Kenwood Road.