Church

PTCUMC Preschool has fall openings for 3-year-olds

The Peachtree City United Methodist Preschool currently has openings for the upcoming school year in the two-day, three-year-old class.

To be eligible, children must be three years old by Sept. 1, 2010, and potty trained. The class meets on Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. – noon, beginning Aug. 24.

Registration fee is $110, with monthly tuition $110 as well.

A Lunch Bunch hour is offered from noon to 1 p.m. each day for an additional fee. Read More»

Excavations in Israel to be discussed at White Oak

White Oak Presbyterian Church will have special services Sunday through Tuesday, Aug. 1-3.

The guest speaker will be Dr. John Currid, an ARP minister and archaeologist who is the project director of Bethsaida Excavations Project in Israel.

“Dr. Currid brings unique archaeological insights tobiblical studies,” a spokesperson said.

Services will be Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m., and 6 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m.

White Oak Presbyterian Church is at 2796 Gordon Rd. at the intersection of Ga. Highway 54, south of Turin in Coweta County.

Religion Briefs 07/27/10

‘Radiance’women’s ministry starts in Aug.
Radiance, the Women’s Ministry at Dogwood Church, will start back up in August with an array of morning and evening Bible studies. Free childcare is provided. Dogwood Church is at 975 Ga. Hwy 74 N., Tyrone (770-487-6691). To find Bible Study information and register for classes visit theWomen’s Ministry website at www.dogwoodradiance.com.

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Grantville Gospel Sings move to new location

The monthly Grantville Gospel Sings, which have been held in Grantville’s Railroad Freight Depot, will now be held in Grantville’s New Life Baptist Church, 5710 South U.S. Hwy. 29, directly across the road from Glanton Elementary School.

The sings will begin at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m., as they did in the Depot.

The schedule for July includes:Friday, July 23, One Accord from Columbus, Masters Touch from LaGrange, Denny Grimes from Columbus, and Abiding in the Vine from Columbus. Read More»

A story for your mid-summer reading

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I love stories that reveal far more than what is on their surface. As a matter of fact, Jesus loved stories that revealed far more than what was on their surface. We call His stories”parables.” Much of what we remember about Jesus is His teaching in parables. The Good Samaritan, the Prodigal Son, and the Lost Sheep are just a few examples

Here’s a story for your mid-summer reading. I pray you’ll be drawn into it, so that it can reveal to you the Truth beyond its surface. Read More»

Fredrick Wiese will become new senior pastor at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran

The Rev. Fredrick Wiese, wife LuAnne, daughter, Morgan, and son, Luke. Photo/Special.

Following a two-year search process, the congregation of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church has announced that the Rev. Fredrick “Fritz” Wiese will become its new senior pastor. His official “start date” at the Peachtree City church is Aug. 1, 2010, two years to the day after longtime pastor Rev. John Weber retired.

The Rev. Julian Gordy, bishop of the Southeastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will officiate in Pastor Wiese’s installation service to be held at the church on Sunday, Sept. 12, at 4 p.m. Read More»

Give blood today; honor fallen Fayette County soldier

Hopewell United Methodist Church will hold an Honor Blood Drive today, July 21, from 2 to 7 p.m. The blood given today will honor Lt. Robert Wilson Collins, killed in action on April 7, 2010, in Mosul, Iraq.

Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 lbs or more, and show a photo I.D.

Those who are 16 years old may donate with written parental consent.

All donors will receive a recognition item and a complimentary cholesterol screening. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/21/10

Grantville gospel sings moved
The monthly Grantville Gospel Sings, which have been held in Grantville’s Railroad Freight Depot, will now be held in Grantville’s New Life Baptist Church, 5710 South U.S. Hwy. 29, directly across the road from Glanton Elementary School. The sings will begin at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m., as they did in the Depot. Sings, featuring local gospel groups, are scheduled for this Friday and Saturday, July 23 and 24.

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Ask Father Paul 07/14/10

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Pastors get some of the most interesting questions from people they meet and people in their congregations. Here are a few that I have gotten over the years and via email for this column.

Dear father Paul: Can a Christian lose his/her salvation? — E.J. Read More»

Hopewell schedules blood drive to honor fallen soldier

Hopewell United Methodist Church will hold an Honor Blood Drive Wednesday, July 21, from 2 to 7 p.m. The blood given that day will honor Lt. Robert Wilson Collins, killed in action on April 7, 2010, in Mosul, Iraq.

Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh 110 lbs or more, and show a photo I.D.

Those who are 16 years old may donate with written parental consent.

“Please come out and donate blood in honor of Lt. Collins, a soldier, servant, and leader who gave his life for our freedoms,” a spokesperson said. Read More»