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Debbie Harbin to speak at ladies’ Christmas tea

 The Harbin family (L-R), Michael Harbin, Gracie Harbin (child), Cayllr Harbin, Daniel Harbin (standing), Sophie Harbin (baby), Hayley Harbin, Marty Harbin, Debbie Harbin, Matthew Harbin, Holly Harbin, Clayton (baby), Heather McDaniel, Ellie (baby), David Harbin (standing), Ryan McMichael. Photo/Special.

Heritage Reformed Baptist Church’s annual Ladies Christmas Tea will be held Saturday, Dec. 6 at the church. This year’s speaker will be Debbie Harbin, the wife of newly elected state senator Marty Harbin. Debbie’s message will be “Treasuring The Christ of Christmas.”

Debbie grew up in Jacksonville, Fla. and after graduating from high school attended Georgia Baptist School of Nursing in Atlanta. She became an R.N. in 1977 and worked as a nurse for the next seven years. Read More»

‘A Threshold Christmas’ set for Dec. 11 in Newnan

Threshold Church, an up and coming church forming in Newnan, invites the community to its first public event, “A Threshold Christmas, planned for Thursday, Dec. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Ashley Park in Newnan.

The free event will feature live reindeer, cupcakes, hot cocoa and Christmas carols.

Heading up the new church is seasoned pastor and Newnan resident, Quincy Brown, a long-time pastoral leader in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference, who announced the new church last summer. Read More»

Hopewell celebrates life of 103-year-old member

103-year-old Lamar Wallace (center) flanked by David and Debbie Hamby.

Members of Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone celebrated the amazing life of their 103-year-old member, Lamar Wallace (center), on Wednesday, Nov. 19. The theme for the event was”Oklahoma,” because that is his home state. Wallace is flanked by David and Debbie Hamby who were instrumental in organizing the event. Debbie co-chaired the event with Marilyn Ellis and Sharon Collins, all of Tyrone. A Delta Air Lines employee group, called “Cabin Jammers” provided some toe tapping Bluegrass music for the evening that included a meal, entertainment, and a huge birthday cake. Read More»

Andy Ellis ordained at CTK

Bishop David Epps presides over the ordination ceremony of Philip Andrew Ellis at Christ the King Charismatic Episcopal Church in Sharpsburg. Photo/Special.

Philip Andrew Ellis was ordained to the ministry at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg on Sunday, Nov. 16.

Born in the U.K. and fluent in English, French and German , Ellis attended Oxford and Leicester Universities, graduating with dual master’s degrees and a PhD. He developed a career initially working for local and then central government in the UK, ultimately working for Margaret Thatcher’s Cabinet as a special advisor on European policy and environmental law. Read More»

Religion Briefs 11/26/14

COS’s chili supper is tonight
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City invites all to the annual Thanksgiving Eve Chili  Supper and Worship Service on Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. Worship will follow the supper.  Worship will feature three lay speakers, Pat Rach, Brad Jubin, and Stefan Welch (via videotape). There is  no charge. The church is on the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway.

St. Paul plans Pie Fellowship tonight Read More»

Fellowship is a gift that must be enriched

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

On Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 28, NASA launched its unmanned rocket Antares that was tasked with bringing supplies to the International Space Station. Six seconds after take-off, Antares suffered a “catastrophic anomaly” and exploded.

One early newscast suggested that the rocket was veering off course and that scientists on the ground destroyed it. But that report was inaccurate.

NASA doesn’t know what happened, and it may take six months to a year to find out. But when I heard that report, my mind jumped to churches that I’m aware are struggling with conflict and internal strife. Read More»

Fayetteville First UMC’s new Advent Study starts tonight

The community is invited to prepare for Christmas through a new free Advent study “Hope Amidst the Chaos” written and led by Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s associate minister, the Rev. Allyson Lawrence.

The four-week study exploring the book of Isaiah begins Nov. 19 and continues Dec. 3, 10 and 17 with two meeting times each day: one at 10 a.m. and the other at 6:15 p.m. Read More»

Great Fall Festival

 “Wonder Woman” Fran Godwin (right) paints the face of Avonlea Eichholtz, with an assist by her grandmother, Nancy Eichholtz. Photo/Special.

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone had a successful Fall Festival last month and the face painting booth was very popular. “Wonder Woman” Fran Godwin (right) paints the face of Avonlea Eichholtz, with an assist by her grandmother, Nancy Eichholtz. Photo/Special.

Religion Briefs 11/19/14

Holiday GriefShare set for tonight, Friday Read More»

Dedication ceremony set for Dec. 7

The church, shown during construction, was formed in 2007 and has been meeting in the old Peachtree City UMC building on Peachtree Parkway at Windgate Road. Photo/Special.

All Saints Anglican Church will dedicate its new sanctuary Sunday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. Coffee and dessert will follow the ceremony. The new sanctuary is at 149 Ebenezer Rd., Fayetteville. R.S.V.P to Fran at 770-486-5374 or admin@ptcanglican,org. The church, shown during construction, was formed in 2007 and has been meeting in the old Peachtree City UMC building on Peachtree Parkway at Windgate Road. Photo/Special.

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