Church

Eddie Thomas will celebrate 13 years at Edgefield

The congregation of Edgefield Baptist Church will celebrate the 13th Year Pastoral Anniversary of Senior Pastor Eddie Thomas on Sunday, July 18.

The theme for the occasion is Moving by Faith.

The 10 a.m. guest speaker will be Bishop Linda Brown from Ephod Church in Montgomery, Ala.

A special “Singing Pastor’s Concert” will be held that evening at 6 p.m. Special guests will be Pastor Belinda McCastle, Pastor James Chandler, Pastor Timothy Cox, Evangelist Edwena Watts, and Evangelist Lavoria Reese. Bro. Reggie Gay will be the Master of Ceremonies. Read More»

McGee installed as OSL chaplain

Rev. Deacon James Anthony McGee of Newnan

The Rev. Deacon James Anthony McGee of Newnan was recently installed as the chaplain for the Jehovah Rapha Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician. McGee was installed at an OSL Healing Conference by the Rev. William De Arteaga of Canton, Ga., who represented the larger OSL organization. Read More»

The Summit offers Camp Re-Mix for special kids

The Factor Grandparent Raising Grandchildren (GRG) committee at The Summit Church has brought key stakeholders together to provide a grief camp for children being raised in grandparent/relative care homes.

Camp Re-Mix, offered July 16-18, is a three-day, two-night weekend camp for children 7-14 years of age who are living in relative care placement. The Camp experience will include regular camp activities, swimming, hiking, and campfires. Therapeutic activities include, art, skits, and small group discussion. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/07/10

Upward Basketball Camp set Read More»

A little self-doubt can be a good thing

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Self-doubt is usually seen as a bad thing in today’s society. Every self-help guru, every motivational speaker that I can think of gives advice on becoming self-empowered. The Christian world is in on the act, too, describing God by focusing on scriptures like 2 Corinthians 1:3, “God the Father of all mercies, and the God of all comfort,” and “John 10:11, which says, “God is the good shepherd who lays down his life for his sheep.” 1 John 3:1 says, “The Sovereign God who loves us so much that he calls us his children,” and James 1:17: “The Father who gives only good gifts.” Read More»

Sheila Crowe is new pastor at Brooks UMC

The Rev. Sheila Crowe

The Rev. Sheila Crowe has been assigned as pastor of Brooks United Methodist Church, after having served as pastor at Hogansville First Methodist.

The assignment comes following the United Methodist Church’s North Georgia Conference yearly reassignments.

Crowe says she has a passion for families and building the kingdom of God.

She is a graduate of Mercer’s McAfee School of Theology and attended classes in Methodism at Asbury and Emory University. She has been in the ministry for 15 years and is an ordained elder. Read More»

PTCUMC to host July 4 ‘Let Freedom Ring’celebration

The community is invited to a “Let Freedom Ring” celebration at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, Sunday, July 4, at 1:30 p.m., in honor of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the nation’s 234th birthday.

Several Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops will present the flag to kick off the program. Congressional Resolution Number 25, which established the nationwide ringing of bells at precisely 2 p.m. eastern daylight time, will be read aloud, followed by a reading of The Declaration of Independence. Read More»

Registration still open for All Saints’ camp

Registration is still open for All Saints Anglican Church’s free Children’s Music Camp set for July 12-16. The theme is “A Week of Praise” with a focus on a variety of music, especially traditional hymns and praise songs. The camp will be held from 9 a.m.- noon. daily, is open all children ages 4-12, and will be held at the church at 225 South Peachtree Parkway.

As part of the potpourri of musical fun, “The Week of Praise” will feature professional guitar instructor Jeff Shephard who will teach many of the elements of music to the children. Read More»

Summit hosts Camp Re-Mix for kids raised in special homes

The Factor Grandparent Raising Grandchildren (GRG) committee at The Summit Church has brought key stakeholders together to provide a grief camp for children being raised in grandparent/relative care homes.

Camp Re-Mix, offered July 16-18, is a three-day, two-night weekend camp for children 7-14 years of age who are living in relative care placement. The Camp experience will include regular camp activities, swimming, hiking, and campfires.

Therapeutic activities include, art, skits, and small group discussion. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/30/10

Handbell lessons offered in July Read More»