Church

Grantville’s old-time gospel sings return to twice a month

Southern Country Gospel Singing at Grantville’s renovated Railroad Freight Depot for 2010 has returned to two Sings on each month — the fourth Friday and Saturday nights.

On Friday night, April 23, all three of the groups hail from Columbus, Ga. — Crystal River, Carolyn Wiggins, and One Accord.

On Saturday night, April 24, there will also be three groups in concert, Young Spirit from Manchester, the Carter Family from LaGrange, and the Morris Family from Eufaula, Ala. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/14/10

Bethany plans yard sale
Bethany United Methodist Church will have a yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 16 and 17, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. each day. Bethany is at 607 Rivers Rd. (corner of Rivers/Milam and Lee’s Lake Roads) in north Fayette County. For more information, call 770-964-6999.

MRBC will host Spring Fling April 17 Read More»

Social networking

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I started using one of those networking websites a little over a year ago. It’s fun playing games by myself or with friends and it’s fun connecting with colleagues I don’t know too well and getting to know them. One of most pleasant surprises is how easy it is to find and reconnect with old friends! Read More»

Rust College Choir, Holocaust remembrance set for this Sunday at Christ Our Shepherd

Two special services are scheduled on April 11 at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City.

The Rust College A’ Cappella Choir will lead worship at 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.

Located in Holly Springs, Miss., Rust College is the oldest historically black college in the nation. This choir has won awards for its musicianship, toured Europe twice, sung at two World’s Fairs, and appeared on radio and television. They will sing traditional choral masterpieces as well as Spirituals. Read More»

Holy Cross will offer weight loss class on Tuesdays

The Church of the Holy Cross in Fayetteville will host a 12-week class, “Losing Weight God’s Way,” at the church on Tuesday evenings, beginning April 13.

The class will involve learning to practice Biblical eating habits and exercise and will be taught by Deacon Joe Liptak.

Cost is $25 for materials including text and workbook. Registration is required and space is limited.

Contact Joe Liptak for more info and to register, 770-827-3773 or sliptakjliptak@yahoo.com.

St. Andrew’s collects for the babies

Molly and Kieran Marland. Photo/Honey Corbin.

Molly and Kieran Marland are shown with the items donated by the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church congregation to the Baby Peaches Program of Greater Atlanta, an organization that provides items for newborns for those families unable to purchase necessities. Page McDonald, outreach director at St. Andrew’s, coordinates the donations with Tina Patrick, Baby Peaches director, Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church. For information on the program or to make a donation, call 678-481-9976. Photo/Honey Corbin.

New GriefShare session starts May 4 at FFBC

On May 4, Fayetteville First Baptist Church will begin a new session of GriefShare, a 13-week Bible based program for those who have lost a loved one. The class meets each Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Each class begins with a video followed by group discussion. There is no charge for the class.

The program is open to people of all ages in the community and surrounding areas, whether the loss is recent or in the past.

Those who have lost a spouse, a child, a parent, a sibling, a relative or a close friend are encouraged to join this new session. Read More»

SFM readies for spring yard sale

Square Foot Ministries is now accepting items for its annual yard sale set for sometime this spring.

Items being accepted include furniture, books, jewelry, small appliances. knick knacks, toys, children’s shoes and clothing, linens, sporting equipment and household goods in good, saleable condition. Adult clothing and mattresses/box springs will not be accepted.

For more information, call Faye Livingston, 770-401-9761, or Judy Reynolds, 770-461-8529.

Join Nat’l Hgts. for trip to Austria, Oberammergau

The community is invited to join National Heights Baptist Church members on a trip to Austria and the Oberammergau Passion Play, leaving Atlanta on August 26.

The original Passion Play began in 1634 when villagers of Oberammergau vowed to perform a play depicting the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, if God would spare its residents from the bubonic plague.

Call Helen Odom at 404-964-3485 to make reservations.

Give Mom a lobster dinner for Mother’s Day

For people looking for a different present for Mother’s Day this year, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Newnan is offering a novel opportunity -— a full, lobster dinner.

Members of the church are taking orders for complete dinners to take home on the day before Mother’s special day. The only thing left to supply is the candlelight.

Since all of the lobsters will be flown in live from Maine, they will have to be ordered by May 1.

Purchasers will receive an e-mail reminder with time and directions on how to pick up their treat. Read More»