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David Ring to speak at Southside Baptist Feb. 28

David Ring, nationally known speaker and head of David Ring Ministries, will speak at Southside Baptist Church in Fayetteville Sunday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m.

This is a one night, special free event. A love offering will be taken.

David Ring was born with cerebral palsy on October 28, 1953 in Jonesboro, Ark. After being orphaned at an early age, he says he was cast about from “pillar to post.”

“Life seemed worse than hopeless until my relationship began with Jesus Christ,” Ring says, “who taught me self respect and an acceptance of my physical challenges.” Read More»

Taylor completes Emory program

Taylor completes Emory program

Dr. James C. Taylor of Peachtree City recently completed the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program at Emory University Hospital. The program consists of 13 weeks, five days a week clinical and pastoral care training. The program also requires six over night duty shifts and three weekend duty shifts for a total of 650 training hours. The weekend duty shifts also require that the duty chaplain provide two Sunday services per duty shift for patients, staffs, and visitors. Read More»

Heritage Christian collects $11,000 for Haiti relief efforts

The congregation of Heritage Christian Church recently collected over $11,000 for Haiti earthquake relief. Donations will be sent to the International Disaster Emergency Service, which is “a mission that works hand-in-hand with the brotherhood of independent Christian churches and Churches of Christ and already has a presence in Haiti with teams and missionaries in the field on a daily basis.” Read More»

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.

“Centering Prayer helps open minds and hearts to the presence of Christ and to deeper relationship with him,” a spokesperson said. “Rather than replace other forms of prayer, Centering Prayer casts a new light and depth on the meaning of them. Based in Christian tradition, the practice of Centering Prayer was developed as a way of praying that leads one beyond conversation with Christ to communion with Christ through silence, solitude and simplicity.” Read More»

Wisconsin Choir to perform at Faith Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg

The Wisconsin Lutheran Choir and Chamber Choir, from Wisconsin Lutheran College and under the direction of Dr. James Nowack, will perform a concert on Sunday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg. The concert is part of the choirs’ 2010 Spring Concert Tour.

The choir will present a diverse, mostly a capella program of sacred and secular choral works in original languages. Read More»

Religion Briefs 021010

CDM plans seminar on single ladies
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 West Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host a seminar entitled “All the Single Ladies,” Friday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Timothy Frazier who will discuss “the truth about what and how men think about women.” For further information and/or directions, contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370. No nursery or childcare will be offered.

COS plans Ash Wednesday services Read More»

I believe

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Not too long ago Jeff Foxworthy and his Blue Collar Comedy buddies did a segment entitled, “I believe.” They took turns finishing the phrase “I believe.”

The one I remember most was Jeff’s: “I believe that if you let somebody cut in front of you in traffic and they don’t give you the little “wave,” it should be perfectly legal to get up underneath ‘em, get ‘em loose, and put ‘em into the wall.” Read More»

National Heights Baptist will host Donna Kirby at Monday luncheon

The National Heights Baptist Church Senior Adults will host guest speaker Donna Kirby, a retired Southern Baptist missionary, at a luncheon Monday, Feb. 8, at 11:30 a.m.

During her 36 years of international mission service in east Asia - Hong Kong, Kirby taught English as a Second Language (ESL) and Bible at a Chinese high school and later served as a church developer and planter.

Kirby, a native of Dekalb County, resides in Fayetteville. Read More»

Baptisms at Christ the King

Baptisms at Christ the King

Two children received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism recently at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. On Jan. 10, the first Sunday after the Epiphany, also known at “The Baptism of Our Lord,” Lila Grace McGee (left photo), daughter of Seth and Joy Barnes McGee of Peachtree City, received Holy Baptism. The following Sunday, on the Feast Day of Our Lord the Giver of Life, Maddox Andrew Gardner (right photo), son of Andrew and Jennifer Huggins Gardner of Tyrone, was baptized. Read More»

FFUMC offers FPU classes

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) will offer four courses in Financial Peace University (13 week course) in February and March. All will be held at the church.

The first course will begin Sunday, Feb. 7, and will be held from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

The second course will begin Thursday, Feb. 18 and will be held from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

The third course will also start Thursday, Feb. 18, and will be held from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

The fourth course will begin Wednesday, March 3, and will be held from 6:15 – 8:15 p.m.

The cost, including all materials, is $110. Read More»

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