Church

Recognized for service

Shown above (L-R) are: Fracena Byrd-Dolan, youth director; McClure; the Rev. Michael Fry. Photo/Special.

All Saints Anglican Church of Peachtree City recognized Sarah (Cookie) McClure on Jan. 24 for her hard work and dedicated service as nursery supervisor. McClure, who is known as “Miss Cookie” to the church’s young people, has served All Saints since it was founded several years ago. The Rev. Michael Fry, rector, praised McClure for her loving approach to caring for the children of the church and presented her with a small token of appreciation. All Saints is at 225 South Peachtree Pkwy. Read More»

LLM certification

Father Dan Hale; Christi & Richard Thompson; Donna Turner & Nancy Wine; Deacon James Gardner, Tyrone; & Karen Hennessy & Jon Pau

Several men and women received training leading toward certification as Licensed Liturgical Ministers (LLM) in the Mid-South Diocese of the Charismatic Episcopal Church. Those who complete the process are licensed by the diocese to serve the chalice at services of Holy Communion and are authorized to take Holy Communion to the sick and shut-in of their parish. The classes were held at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg and were taught by Father Dan Hale, Canon Liturgist for the Mid-South Diocese, assisted by Deacon James Gardner. Read More»

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Prince of Peace plans benefit concert
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church on Ga. Highway 314 in Fayetteville will present the Third Annual Reggie Johnson Fund Cancer Benefit Concert Saturday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. The event will feature local area youth bands. Tickets are $5 each or $20 per family. For more information, call the church, 770-461-3403.

Jonesboro will offer marriage class Read More»

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Pastors get some of the most interesting questions from people they meet and people in their congregations. Here are some questions that I’ve gotten over the years of my ministry and via email for this column. Read More»

See the Yaraeis at PCF

Kamran and Suzy Yaraei will appear at Peachtree Christian Fellowship Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29 and 30, at 7 p.m. each night.

Kamran Yaraei is a former Shiite Muslim.

“His conversion to a Spirit-filled passionate Christian is an amazing testimony, which has led many into Jesus’ love,” a spokesperson said. “ Kamran speaks from His heart connection with God, entertwining his testimony of conversion from a Shiite Muslim to a lover of Jesus.” Read More»

Gifts for Emmaus House

Gifts for Emmaus House

In December, the St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Community Outreach Ministry collected, wrapped and delivered over 300 gifts to Emmaus House, Atlanta. The ministry also collected gifts appropriate for adults so that the children were able to purchase gifts for parents and grandparents for 5 -10 cents a gift. Emmaus House provides a safe haven for children with after school projects and enrichment programs. Read More»

Hopewell’s Social Networking class starts tomorrow evening

Hopewell United Methodist Church will host a free Social Networking class, open to the entire community, on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. Although there is no fee for the class, everyone planning to attend is asked to register.

Detective Adam Castings will teach the class. Castings is a detective with the Tyrone Police Department and is also attached to the GBI internet predator task force. Read More»

Real Life Center gets a boost from A’meritage in Tyrone

Shown above, A’meritage owner, Joseph Nowell and Real Life Center Executive Director Cathy Berggren. Photo/Special.

A’meritage at Dogwood Restaurant is partnering with the Real Life Center to help feed the hungry in Fayette County. A’meritage will donate $1 from the sale of every adult Sunday brunch buffet to the Real Life Center

The promotion will continue through 2010.

A’meritage owner Joseph Nowell said, “We feel blessed that the Fayette county community has embraced us and given us the opportunity to share our passion for food. What better way to show our appreciation than by being a blessing to others. We were thrilled to discover the Real Life Center as a resource for donating food.” Read More»

St. Paul Lutheran will offer Dave Ramsey’s FPU beginning Feb. 7

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peachtree City, will host the 13-week Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University course beginning Feb. 7 at 3 p.m. in the church cafeteria. The course is open to the community.

A preview will be given this Saturday, Jan. 30, at St. Paul, starting at 1 p.m.. A short video will feature Dave Ramsey and questions about the course can be asked.

FPU is a Total Money Makeover program. Read More»

FFUMC will offer four FPU classes in February, March

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) will offer multiple courses in Financial Peace University (13 week course) in early 2010. 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»