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Blessings by the basketful; Cokes Chapel supports Welcome House

Showing off their ‘blessing baskets,” front row (L-R) are Kaylee Moore, Kathy Schumacher and Pastor Mark Jordan. Back row (L-R) are Amanda Bryant, Jayme Cruz, Brenda Hanes, Freda Abraham, Madeline Cruz, Mike White, Esther Lyons, Crystal Bishop, Kathy Awbrey, and Wanda Moore.  Not pictured: Abe Abraham, Cynthia Myers, and Patty White. Photo/Special.

Residents of Community Welcome House, a women’s shelter in Newnan, will have a little more to smile about this Mother’s Day when they receive ‘Blessing Baskets’ prepared by the congregation of Cokes Chapel United Methodist Church. Read More»

Georgia Singers to perform at Fayetteville First UMC May 18

The Georgia Singers, a community-based choral organization for young women, will present the Requiem Mass by Francesco Brusa on Sunday, May 18, at 7 p.m. at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church.

Written in 1767 and originally performed in Venice, Italy, the Mass will be directed by Dr. Frank Green and accompanied by Rick Massengale and a string orchestra. In addition to the Mass, the Georgia Singers will share a variety of songs including folk, pop, jazz, and spirituals. Read More»

Registration deadline for PTC Presbyterian’s VBS is this Friday

Registration is open until this Friday, May 16, for the summer 2014 Vacation Bible School at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. VBS will take place June 16-20. The theme this year is “A Jungle Safari.”

Registration forms are available at the First Presbyterian Church Welcome Center, 206 Willow Bend Road in Peachtree City. The registration fee is $5 per child, payable on the first day. Contact the church office, 770-487-7757 for additional information.

Rising kindergarten through fifth grade students are welcome to join in the fun. Read More»

Old Testament musical

Front row (L-R), Ruth Nielsen, Katherine Shriner, Megan Irvin, Livvy Zimmerman, Marissa Hegrenes, Addison Taylor, Amelia Ellison, Molly Marland, and Ethan Hoellrich; second row (L-R), Jacob Nelson, Edie Nelson, Lauren Marland, Caroline Alford, Kieran Marland, Victoria Taylor, Tyler Jacobson, Christian Jubin, Seth Moan, and Addie Ellison; back row (L-R), ) Natalie Robichaux, McKay Byerly, Emily McDowell, Natalie Irvin, and Hannah Kelly. Photo/Special.

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church’s children’s ministry led in worship on Saturday, May 3, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, May 4, at 11 a.m. The Shepherd’s Flock Singers presented “Old Testament Fast Forward,” a musical which took a quick tour through the Old Testament. Since there were 75-plus roles, the singers each took on multiple parts. Read More»

Performing at FPC Spring Fling

On the stage at the Fayette Presbyterian Church Spring Fling this weekend was the mother-daughter duo of Ros Winslett (L) and Jennifer Mozley. Mozley had just finished a solo set and continued on the keyboard as she and her mother joined to sing on Mother’s Day weekend. Photo/John Munford.

On the stage at the Fayette Presbyterian Church Spring Fling this weekend was the mother-daughter duo of Ros Winslett (L) and Jennifer Mozley. Mozley had just finished a solo set and continued on the keyboard as she and her mother joined to sing on Mother’s Day weekend. Photo/John Munford.

Lutheroad Day Camp set for July

Registration is open for Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church’s 8th annual Lutheroad Day Camp, scheduled for July 21-25, at the church.

Hours will be: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-noon.Children entering grades 1-6 for the 2014-2015 school year are eligible.

Staff will be provided by Lutheran Outdoor Ministries of North Carolina.

The cost is $165 per child. Register at www.coslutheran.org.

Morning activities will take place at the church. Some afternoons are away for projects and activities. Registration is limited. Read More»

Brazil trip results hard to put into words

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A mission team from Fayetteville serving in Brazil saw a mighty movement of God that is hard to describe. “You just had to be there.”

Fourteen Fayetteville First Baptist members and two McDonough Road Baptist members travelled to the state of Santa Catarina to join Brazilian Baptists in Project 70. The vision of Brazilian pastor Jairo Campos, the mission strategy intentionally targets areas in need of evangelical churches and results in new believers and new churches. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/07/14

LDS to offer family history class tonight
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS)  will offer a Georgia Family History Resources Class for those who need help finding their Georgia roots. The class will be held Wednesday, May 7, from 7-8:30 p.m. in rooms 108 and 109 at the church, 2021 Redwine Road, Fayetteville. For more information contact mskeillor@gmail.com.

Summit will celebrate with portraits Read More»

Garage sale is this Saturday

All Saints Church members Sam Stachura and his daughter, Lily Ann

All Saints Church members Sam Stachura and his daughter, Lily Ann, display some of the items to be featured at the All Saints Anglican Church Garage Sale this Saturday, May 10, in the Peachtree City Colonnade subdivision at 233 Columns Lane, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. At 11:30, all items will be sold at half price. Items include electronics, furniture, plants, jewelry, kids toys, and kitchen items. There also is a free section. Call the church office to contribute, 770-486-5374.

Hopewell UMC congregation bids farewell to Candler intern

The Rev. Billy Beard, left, senior minister at Hopewell UMC, presents a cake to intern Cassie Light at a farewell reception given in her honor. Following her graduation from Candler School of Theology, she will become a minister in the Lutheran church. Photo/Special.

On Sunday, April 27, Hopewell United Methodist Church bid farewell to Cassie Light, a Candler School of Theology student who has spent the past nine months in an internship at Hopewell. Light will now head for graduation and ordination as a minister in the Lutheran church.

While at Hopewell, Light was given the opportunity to preach several sermons, led a bi-monthly Bible study, and performed a variety of jobs to familiarize herself with church work.

She endeared herself to the congregation and they presented her with a beautiful white ministerial robe to wear in her new profession. Read More»