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Hopewell’s financial Peace class starts tomorrow night

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»

Preschool celebrates anniversary

Peachtree City United Methodist Church invites the commiunity to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its preschool program with a dinner and open house on Tuesday, March 16.

Festivities will begin with a spaghetti dinner at 5:30 p.m. in the PTCUMC multipurpose room. Class photos from all 25 years will be shown during the dinner and current students will sing.

Dinner is $5 per person, $3 for children under 12, with a $20 maximum per family. Call the church, 770-487-6499, ext. 248, for reservations. Read More»

Martz is new senior warden at Church of the Nativity

Anne Martz is the new senior warden of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville. She succeeds Debbie Johnson.

Martz was appointed to the post by the the Rev. Rita Henault, rector, after the recent parish annual meeting. Fred Lusk continues as junior warden.

Senior and junior warden are the top leadership positions held by lay persons in an Episcopal parish. Read More»

‘Prisoner of Passion’ to be presented

The power of the Resurrection will take on a new light as London native David Payne portrays the apostle Paul in a “Prisoner of Passion” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, March 21, at Peachtree City First Presbyterian Church .

As told in New Testament scripture, Paul (Payne) is under house arrest in Rome and faces almost certain death. He interacts with a servant girl and tells her about God’s love. Paul cites many letters he wrote to the early churches.

Tickets are required and are $5 for adults and $3 for children/students. Childcare will be provided for ages 4 and younger. Read More»

Handbell choirs from all over Ga. will present concert March 13

Peachtree City United Methodist Church will host a free concert of handbell choirs from United Methodist churches throughout the state of Georgia, all performing together at Peachtree City United Methodist Church Saturday, March 13, at 4 p.m.

The choirs will spend the day rehearsing together in a “Ring Through” format under the direction of Arnold Sherman, composer, arranger and director. Read More»

Parenting seminar planned in PTC

Peachtree City United Methodist Church invites all families in the community to “IMPACT — Equipping Families to Grow and Go” Friday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the PTCUMC Family Ministry Campus, 400 Windgate Road, in Peachtree City. The free event will be a time for families to come together in an informal setting for dessert, fellowship, worship and fun.

The featured guest speaker will be Sue Miller, an author and communicator who will speak on equipping parents with the skills they need to raise great kids. Read More»

Trip to Oberammergau planned

The community is invited to join National Heights Baptist Church on a trip to Austria and the Oberammergau Passion Play. The group will leave Atlanta on August 26.

There will be an informational meeting in the National Heights Baptist Church Fellowship Hall on Monday, March 15, at 10:30 a.m. presented by Collette Vacations. Details of the trip to see this once in a decade performance will be given. Read More»

Gospel singing set for March 26, 27

Two free nights of “Old Fashioned Southern Gospel Singing” will be featured at the Old Train Depot in downtown Grantville Friday and Saturday, March 26 and 27, beginning at 7 p.m.

Featured groups for Friday’s performance will be Kingdom Express, Mona Gayle Presly, Amazing Grace and One Accord, all from Columbus. Saturday’s performance will feature the Cleghorns from Warner Robins and the Hall Sisters from Soperton. Refreshments will be available. Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/10/10

Martin to speak at Lenten lunch
Lenten lunches will continue at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church each Thursday throughout Lent ( March 11, 18 and 25) and will end with a lunch on April 1. All lunches will begin at 11:30 a.m. The March 11 lunch will be hosted by the Hope circle. Dr. Bob Martin 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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Trust the covenant

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Read Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18.

Yitta Schwartz, aged 93, died a couple weeks ago. She left 15 children, 200 grandchildren, and enough great-grandchildren to number over 2,000. She had actually given birth to 18 children, but two were killed in the Holocaust and one in an accident here in the US.

Mrs. Schwartz was of the ultra-orthodox Chasidic Jewish sect. One of the beliefs of the Jewish people is that your immortality lies with your heirs. Read More»

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