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Renewing vows

Dale and Erika Kreutter of Fayetteville

Twenty seven couples of all ages celebrated Valentine’s Day 2010 in a Renewal of Marriage Vows Celebration at Peachtree City United Methodist Church. As the couple with the longest marriage, Dale and Erika Kreutter of Fayetteville were invited to be the first to renew their vows. The Kreutters, who were married Feb. 26, 1960, were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Photo/Special.

Hopewell will offer FPU

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will begin Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) class on Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m.

FPU is a 13-week program with the goal of “not just information, but transformation.”

More than one million families have attended FPU. On average, they pay off $5,300 in debt and save $2,700 in just 90 days.

The program is for everyone, regardless of age, regardless of income, and regardless of marital status. Read More»

Super Soup Sunday

Lillian Oakes (L) and Gretchen Adams (R) pose next to their display of more than 150 cans of soup they collected on Souper Bowl Sunday.  Photo/Special.

Lillian Oakes (L) and Gretchen Adams (R) pose next to their display of more than 150 cans of soup they collected on Souper Bowl Sunday. The girls are giving free soup to people in the neighborhood as a mission project, kicking off “A Year of Missions” at Bethany United Methodist Church. Bethany is at the intersection of Milam/Rivers and Lee’s Lake Roads in north Fayette County. Photo/Special.

‘Centering Prayer’ workshop set

Peachtree City United Methodist Church invites the community to a Centering Prayer Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The workshop will be led by Roberta Oster, coordinator for Contemplative Outreach of Atlanta, and costs $30. Register online at www.ptcumc.org or by calling the church at 770-487-6499. Reservations made by Feb. 24 will include a box lunch and drink. The church will take registrations at the door on Feb.27 (lunch not included). 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.

Religion Briefs 022410

Lenten lunches continue
Lenten lunches will continue at First United Methodist Church each Thursday throughout Lent (Feb. 25, March 4, 11, 18 and 25) and will end with a lunch on April 1. All lunches will begin at 11:30 a.m. The Feb. 25 lunch will be hosted by the Bethany and Trinity circles. Julie Harp will be the speaker. FFUMC is at 175 E. Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

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Maybe this time, I’ll keep up with my pants

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

We’re on the countdown to another wedding, and I look forward to being father of the bride while also performing the wedding ceremony. We had our first family wedding in November, 2008, when my second-born daughter wed at University of Georgia chapel in Athens. It was a beautiful event, and she was a gorgeous bride.

My youngest daughter marries in May, and hopefully I’ll be a little more relaxed this time. I thought I was handling things pretty well, but the morning of the wedding, my stress started showing. Read More»

Lenten lunches start today

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will host weekly Lenten lunches beginning Ash Wednesday, (today), at 11:30 a.m. The Faith Circle will provide a light lunch and the speaker will be the Rev. Mark Westmoreland.

An Ash Wednesday service will be held in the sanctuary tonight at 6:30 p.m. The service will include the imposition of ashes.

Lunches will continue each Thursday throughout Lent, (Feb. 25, March 4, 11, 18 and 25) and will end with a lunch on April 1. All lunches will begin at 11:30 a.m.

The church is in downtown Fayetteville.

FFUMC offering Financial Peace classes

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) will offer multiple courses in Financial Peace University (13 week course) in February and March. The course benefits couples/individuals of all ages — those with or without debt.

Financial Peace University (FPU) is a life-changing program that shows how to reach financial goals by eliminating debt, saving for the future, and giving like never before. More than one million families have attended FPU. Read More»

PTCUMC celebrates confirmation of 88 youth

During the confirmation ceremony, hands were laid on each confirmand by pastors, parents and youth leaders. Photo/Special.

Members of Peachtree City United Methodist Church recently celebrated the confirmation of 88 seventh and eighth grade students into the community of faith. The confession, confirmation and baptism of these students represented their intentional decision to become followers of Jesus Christ. Read More»

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