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Georgia Singers to perform free concert at F’ville 1st UMC

The Georgia Singers, a community-based choral organization for young women.

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. Read More»

Anniversary green-out

Members of Evergreen Church in Peachtree City celebrated their first anniversary recently with a “green out.”

Members of Evergreen Church in Peachtree City celebrated their first anniversary recently with a “green out.” In honor of the occasion “gifts” of personal care items and Comfort Quilts were donated to Southwest Christian Hospice. Evergreen Church, a Presbyterian Fellowship, offers a traditional service Sundays at 9 a.m. at the Methodist Windgate Annex, South Peachtree Parkway, and a modern service Sundays at 5:30 p.m. in the brick building at Heritage Christian Church on Bernhard Road. Photo/Special.

PTC Presbyterian announces Jungle Safari VBS for 2014

Registration is now open 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 is open through Friday, May 16. Registration forms are available at the church welcome center, 206 Willow Bend Road in Peachtree City. The registration fee is $5 per child, payable on the first day. Call 770-487-7757 for additional information.

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

St. Andrew's plans Crawfish Boil

St. Andrew's in the Pines Episcopal Church will offer the community a taste of Louisiana with its first annual Crawfish Boil on Saturday, May 17, from 5-8 p.m. Meals are just $20 each and include three pounds of crawfish, with corn, potatoes and jambalaya, a beverage and dessert. Child's plates are $10 and include a hotdog, sides, beverage and dessert (kids are welcome to try the crawfish and jambalaya). Meal tickets must be purchased by May 12. To purchase tickets, contact the church office at 770-487-8415. St. Andrew's is located at 316 North Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.

Examine the evidence

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We people of faith talk a lot about faith. You know, believing things we cannot see with our human eyes and cannot prove by scientific data. One of our favorite Bible passages is “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 KJV.

But as we come away from the glorious celebration of Easter, I have two questions. One, is it really true that Jesus rose from the dead? And two, do we believe just because we have “faith,” or is there truly “evidence” that he actually rose? Let’s take the second question first. Read More»

Hopewell United Methodist plans Chick-N-Que

Hopewell United Methodist Men will have their annual Chick-N-Que on Saturday, May 17, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the church in Tyrone. Proceeds from the event will help support men’s group mission programs.

The menu will feature half a barbecued chicken, slaw, baked beans, and iced tea for $8 per plate.

Advanced tickets are available from the church office. Call 770-306-7537.

The seniors’ group, “Recycled Kids,” will offer homemade baked goods during the day as well.

Hopewell United Methodist is located at 351 Jenkins Rd. in Tyrone, across from Sandy Creek High School.

Religion Briefs 04/30/14

Woolsey will observe NDOP April 30
A National Day of Prayer Service will be observed on Wednesday night, April 30, at Woolsey Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. The children will participate at the beginning of the service and then will have special activities.  AWANA will not meet. Woolsey is at 115 Hampton Road in Fayetteville.

Summit to host music festival Saturday Read More»

All Saints’ new church going up

A workman inspects the anchor bolts in what will be the bell tower of the new All Saints Anglican Church at 149 Ebenezer Road, just east of Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

A workman inspects the anchor bolts in what will be the bell tower of the new All Saints Anglican Church at 149 Ebenezer Road, just east of Peachtree City. All Saints’ new campus will include a parish hall, chapel and office building in addition to the sanctuary which is scheduled to be completed by November of this year. All Saints currently meets in a temporary location at 225 S. Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City. Photo/Special.

Holy Trinity will offer GriefShare

GriefShare at Holy Trinity Church at 101 Walt Banks Road in Peachtree City will begin on Wednesday, May 7.

GriefShare is a Christian grief recovery program for those grieving the death of a loved one.

The 13 week video/discussion group will meet on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. in room #103 of the Faith Formation Building. Each session is self-contained, so one is welcome to begin attending at any session.

To learn more about GriefShare or to pre-register, contact Gayle Reddy at 770-631-8251 or at glreddy750@gmail.com.

Fayette Presbyterian’s Spring Fling set for May 10

Fayette Presbyterian Church will host its 8th Annual Spring Fling on Saturday, May 10, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This is a free community event. It will be held across from the historic Fayette County Courthouse at the Gazebo and Fountain in Fayetteville.

The event will feature live bands, carnival games, inflatables, rides, and a Mother’s Day Bake Sale. A variety of foods, drinks, snow cones and more will be available from participating local restaurants.

Donations of non-perishable food items for the Fayette Samaritan’s Food Pantry will be accepted.