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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»

Under God

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I don’t agree with everything at www.alliance4lifemin.org, which I credit with all the following information, but they recently reminded me again, as they did six years ago when I shared similar information with our Citizen readers, of the very important connection between our Christian faith and the start of our country. As we near the celebration of the Fourth of July, I ask again that we not forget this wonderful connection! Read More»

Catholics send 22 on Nicaraguan mission trip

Members of the Catholic community from Fayetteville helped mix concrete and build homes at Villa Catalina (Katherine’s Village) while on a missionary trip with Amigos for Christ. Twenty two members took part in the eight-day trip earlier this month. Photo/Special.

While summer vacation usually means giving oneself a vacation, 22 members of the Catholic community in Fayetteville took part of their summer vacations to give to others in Nicaragua June 6 – 13.

The group, 17 associated with St. Gabriel Catholic Church and five associated with Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School, took part in a missionary trip with Amigos for Christ, a Christian missionary organization, whose goal is to “serve the Lord by serving his poor,” said Kelly Fitzgerald, a full-time Amigos missionary. Read More»

PTCUMC to offer handbell lessons

On four Tuesdays in July, Peachtree City United Methodist Church will offer a series of free handbell lessons for adults and high school/college students who are curious about handbells.

The one-hour lessons, from 7 – 8 p.m., will be given on July 5, 12, 19 and 26 and are open to the community.

To reserve a spot, contact Jeanne Blood at lblood3@bellsouth.net or 770-487-2962. No commitment is required and there is no charge for the lessons, which will take place in the third floor bell room at the PTCUMC Family Ministry Center, 400 Windgate Rd. in Peachtree City. Read More»

Summit offers camp 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 06/23/10

Gospel performers announced
Southern Country Gospel Sings for the month of June will be held in the Grantville Railroad Freight Depot in Grantville, located on Exit 35 on Interstate 85. For Friday June 25: Jackie Robinson, Ward Family and One Accord. For Saturday June 26: Wayne Faircloth from Columbus, Christiannaires from LaGrange, and Bobby Ellis Band from Columbus. Sings begin at 7 p.m. and last about 2-3 hours. For more info call Roy Smith, 770-583-3977, or email depotsinging@yahoo.com.

Flat Creek, FBC Newnan join in concert Read More»

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