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B’nai Israel will offer classes on Judaism Jan. 9, 16

Congregation B’nai Israel in Fayetteville will offer a two-part class on “Judaism - Are you Curious?” Saturday, Jan. 9 (part one) and Saturday, Jan. 16 (part two), both sessions taught from 9 a.m. until noon.

Classes are free but donations will be accepted.

Both sessions will be held at Congregation B’nai Israel in Fayetteville. The classes will explain the differences in Jewish and other religious traditions.

Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins will be admitted. Seating is limited.

To register, call Susan Levine, 678-817-7162 or email slevine@bnai-israel.net.

FPC to host Griefshare

A new GriefShare session will start Sunday, Jan. 10, at Fayette Presbyterian Church. Sessions will be held from 2 - 4 p.m.

“GriefShare is a grief recovery support group sponsered by people who understand what you are experiencing and can offer comfort, encouragement, and hope on your journey from ‘mourning to joy,’” a spokesperson said.

GriefShare is non-denominational but Christ-centered. It is for anyone who has lost a loved one whether recently or in the past.

Fayette Presbyterian Church is at 791 Forest Ave.(Ga. Highway 92 North) in Fayetteville. Read More»

New GriefShare session starts Jan 12 at FFBC

On Jan. 12, 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.

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

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Potluck meal planned at Inman
The Joy and Sharing group at Inman United Methodist Church will have its meeting and potluck meal Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 11:30 a.m. at the church. For additonal information, call 770-461-2123. 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 and via email for this column. Read More»

Thanks to many ...

Well, here we are. In another few days we will be facing another decade. It seems as if just yesterday we were ushering in the new millennium. Where have the past 10 years gone?

They have been particularly trying ones for me and I consider myself lucky to still be here. I suppose “blessed” would be a better word. Read More»

Local churches announce New Year’s Eve and ‘Watch Night’ services Dec. 31

Several churches in the Fayette area will hold services on New Year’s Eve to usher in the new decade.

Called “Watch Night” services by some, the Watch Night tradition began in 1732 with the Moravians in Germany. It was a time for giving thanks for the blessings of the previous year and praying for God’s blessings and good things in the upcoming year. People gathered in churches before midnight and continued their vigil into the new year. Read More»

Classes on Judaism offered

Congregation B’nai Israel in Fayetteville will offer a two-part class on “Judaism - Are you Curious?” Saturday, Jan. 9 (part one) and Saturday, Jan. 16 (part two), both sessions taught from 9 a.m. until noon.

Classes are free but donations will be accepted. Read More»

Pear turkeys?

Cole Minter (top photo) and Olivia Lohr and Alicia Baston (bottom photo)

Cole Minter (top photo) and Olivia Lohr and Alicia Baston (bottom photo) cooked up “turkeys” in cooking class at St. Andrew’s Dayschool during the celebration of Thanksgiving last month. The turkey was actually a pear ... and the feathers were ... well, just use your imagination. Photo/Special.

Learning about Thanksgiving

Learning about Thanksgiving

Davis Smallwood and Lauren Lawson participated in a Thanksgiving feast last month as part of learning activities at St. Andrew’s in the Pines Dayschool in Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

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