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Ask Father Paul - 05/19/10

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Pastors get some of the most interesting questions. Here are a few that I’ve gotten over the years and via email for this column.

Dear father Paul: What about people who have never even heard about Jesus or God? Will God send them to Hell? — Mike.

Dear Mike: Good question. I get this one a lot. Read More»

Christian City’s Annual Night of Hope planned for tomorrow

Christian City will host its annual Night of Hope event to benefit the Children’s Village on May 20 at the Georgia International Convention Center.

Tickets for the event are $125.

Guests will enjoy dinner, a silent auction and an inspiring message from Josh Sundquist, a Paralympic ski racer and nationally known inspirational speaker. He has been featured on CNN and in USA TODAY and has spoken to hundreds of thousands of people across the country. Read More»

Hopewell will host chicken barbecue, yard sale Saturday

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will hold its annual Chick-N-Que this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $7.50 each.

There will also be a bake sale where desserts may be purchased to go with the meal.

The meal consists of half a barbecued chicken, slaw, baked beans, bread, and iced tea.

A community-wide yard sale will also be held that day. Spaces may be reserved for for $10. Space under the pavilion is limited and reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. Read More»

High tea and high fashion

Peachtree City resident and model Athena Cahill makes the rounds. Photo/Special.

Philoptochos Society (Friends of the Poor) of St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church in Peachtree City sponsored its annual High Tea and Fashion Show on May 1. The group treated 80 guests to a delightful menu of tea sandwiches, Greek delicacies and more. Belk of Fayetteville sponsored the event and provided fashions by designers such as Ralph Lauren. All proceeds will go to charities supported by Philoptochos throughout the country and local counties.

Taylor ordained

Shown above (L-R), Karen Romano-Taylor, Deacon James Taylor, Bishop David Epps. Photo/Special.

James Charles Taylor was recently ordained to the office and ministry of deacon in services at The Cathedral of Christ the King, Sharpsburg. In addition to being assigned to serve at Christ the King, Taylor is a chaplain at Piedmont Fayette Hospital and is a certified law enforcement chaplain serving the Peachtree City Police Department. He and his wife, Karen Romano-Taylor, make their home in Peachtree City. Shown above (L-R), Karen Romano-Taylor, Deacon James Taylor, Bishop David Epps. Photo/Special.

PTCUMC announces new summer worship schedule

From June 6 to Aug. 1, Peachtree City United Methodist Church will gather on Sundays with a new worship schedule composed of one worship service, a time for small group discipleship and Sunday school, as well as a time to fellowship with each other.

The summer schedule will be:

• 9:15 – 10:15 a.m., Sunday School for all ages;

• 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., Worship for adults and older children, and Sunday school for infants through fourth grade only;

• 11:30 a.m. – noon: Fellowship with refreshments provided. Read More»

Providence will offer parenting seminar June 12

Providence United Methodist Church will offer a “Parenting is Heart Work” seminar Saturday, June 12, from 8:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The seminar is open to the community and emphasizes helping parents solve the real problems they are facing. A children’s program is offered at the same time, so that the whole family can attend. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/19/10

Holy Trinity’s Griefshare starts tonight
Griefshare, a 13-week Christian video/discussion support group for those who have lost a loved one,will be offered at Holy Trinity Church at 101 Walt Banks Road in Peachtree City. Each GriefShare session is self-contained so one can begin attending at any time. Sessions will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. beginning May 19 and May 21. For more information and to pre-register, contact Gayle Reddy, 770-487-7672.

Jason Epps guests at CTK Read More»

Vacation Bible Schools 05/19/10

National Heights Baptist, June 14-18
National Heights Baptist Church will host “Planet Zoom!” Vacation Bible School, June 14 through June 18 from 6 -8 p.m. The program is free and available to kids in kindergarten through fifth grade. Sign up at the registration party on Sunday, May 30 at 12:30 p.m. or sign up online at NHBCFayette.com.

PTCUMC, June 21-25 Read More»

Pastorate is challenging, yet fulfilling

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I appreciate so much Justin Kollmeyer’s recent column on “I know what your pastor did last year. Do you?” I sometimes have to help people understand how I spend the time between Sundays. Read More»