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Join bikers at PUMC for ‘Biker Sunday’

Providence UMC’s senior pastor Diane Parrish and her Harley. Photo/Special.

Providence United Methodist Church invites members of the community to dust off that bike, grab their leathers and take a ride with Providence Senior Pastor Diane Parrish and her husband, Ray.

On Sunday, March 2, Providence will host a special “Biker Sunday,” when bikers in the community are invited to come to church then ride with the Providence group. Read More»

Holy Trinity Catholic Church to host trail run March 1

Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City will host a Trinity Trail Run on March 1.

All 5K and 2K participants will receive a t-shirt and complimentary breakfast of pancakes and tamales.

The top three male/female winners of each age group in the 5K will receive awards.

Proceeds from the race will benefit teens who will work this summer for Catholic Heart Work Camp and Amigos for Christ, two organizations dedicated to the revitalization of communities throughout the United States and Nicaragua.

Registration is $30. Read More»

Joint culinary event at First Presbyterian, PTC

Front Row (L-R), Barb Crenshaw, Mary Chapman, Margaret Border, Elizabeth Hiatt, Mary Bagby, Cheryl Hall, Chef Pat Hawthorne, Sharon Brickell, and Marilyn Veley. Back Row (L-R), Carolyn Gulick, Bethany Smithley, the Rev. Morgan Morse Hay, Iola Snow, Cathy Olson, and Anne Perry. Photo/Special.

The women of First Presbyterian Church of Peachtree City joined with the women of Newnan Presbyterian Church for an afternoon of wine and food pairing. The event was coordinated by First Presbyterian of PTC chef Pat Hawthorne. Approximately 30 women, including the Rev. Morgan Morse Hay, joined in the fun and the food as they learned about how the dishes were prepared and received the recipes to take home. Pictured are the women from Peachtree City, along with chef Pat Hawthorne. Read More»

Holy Trinity will host ‘Passion and Purpose for Marriage’

Dr. Allen Hunt and George Lower will head up the special guests at the “Passion and Purpose for Marriage” seminar at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City Saturday, March 8, from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

“This is a life-changing event that will help you see your marriage, your life, your faith, and the world in a whole new way,” a spokesperson said. “It’s not your typical church marriage event!” Read More»

New Stephen Ministers

Judy Kirby and Ann Warnock (shown L-R)

Judy Kirby and Ann Warnock (shown L-R) were commissioned Stephen Ministers at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City on Feb. 16. After they completed 50 hours of training at Dogwood Church, they committed the balance of two years to caring for a person in crisis in weekly one-to-one sessions. They join some 20 Stephen Ministers and six leaders at Christ Our Shepherd. Photo/Special.

Greek pastry sale coming up

St Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church in Peachtree City is having its annual Greek Pastry Spring Sale April 11 and 12.

Featured items include handmade Tiropita (cheese filo triangles) for $10 per dozen, Spanakopita (spinach, onion, cheese filo triangles) also $10 per dozen, Tsoureki (braided Easter bread) for $10 per loaf, and Koulouria (twisted cookies with or without sesame) for $8 per dozen.

All proceeds benefit St Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Philoptochos Society’s local and national charities. (Philoptochos means “Friends of the Poor.”) Read More»

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Happiness vs. joy

Dear Father Paul:  Is there a difference (in the Christian context) between happiness and joy? If so, what is it? My friend Lisa and I have been discussing this for some time. — Angela.
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Religion Briefs 02/19/14

Genealogy fair offered at LDS church
The Fayetteville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will present a free Fayetteville Family History Fair on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 2021 Redwine Road, Fayetteville.  The event will feature keynote speaker Roger Hoffman, director of the Newnan Family History Center, and will offer classes on beginning research, Internet research, and overcoming brick walls. Refreshments and displays will be available. The public is invited.

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Purses For Promise Place

Pictured with some of the purses are (L-R) Cathy Olson and Susan Piraino from First  Presbyterian Church and Vicki Farragut, the office manager at Promise Place. Photo/Special.

The Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church, Peachtree City, donated 50 filled purses to Promise Place, a domestic abuse women’s shelter in Fayetteville. The ladies donated old and new purses and filled them with toiletry items, jewelry, gloves, make-up, candy, gift cards and Bibles. Pictured with some of the purses are (L-R) Cathy Olson and Susan Piraino from First Presbyterian Church and Vicki Farragut, the office manager at Promise Place. Photo/Special.

Craft and Coffee event set for Hopewell UMC in Tyrone

Hopewell Methodist Women invite the community to participate in their upcoming “Craft and Coffee” event to be held Sunday, March 23, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the church.

The craft project will be a wooden bangle bracelet decoupaged with special paper to make it unique.

Each participant will create a one-of-a-kind bangle for personal use or as a gift for someone else.

The cost for supplies and instruction is $10 per person. Coffee and homemade coffee cake will be served. Read More»

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