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Pauline Yance Culbreth, 92, of Fayetteville

Pauline Yance Culbreth, 92, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on January 5, 2015. Read More»

Juanita Messer Tucker, 84, of Peachtree City

Juanita Messer Tucker

Mrs. Juanita Messer Tucker, 84, of Peachtree City, Ga. passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Southland Nursing and Rehab. She was born January 1, 1931 in Caroleen, N.C. to the late Heyward Powers and Gertrude Hollifield Powers.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Dwight Tucker.

Juanita grew up in Spartanburg South Carolina and spent most of her life being a florist which she very much enjoyed.

Survivors include sons, Clyde Messer, Jim Messer and Doug Tucker; grandchildren, Keith Messer, Katie Tucker, Justin Messer and Brian Messer and several great-grandchildren. Read More»

Pastor Stringham retiring

He served all over world and at home

Glenn Stringham is retiring from his longtime position as pastor to senior adults at the Fayetteville First Baptist Church.

Stringham has served the church in that position for nearly 19 years and will retire on Jan. 31.

The Stringham family moved to Fayetteville from Hawaii where the pastor was stationed with the U.S. Army and served on staff at the First Southern Baptist Church of Pearl Harbor.

Stringham also served as pastor of Friendship Baptist Church in Jonesboro for 10 years before joining the staff of Fayetteville First Baptist. Read More»

Why go to church?

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I can think of no better way to start this New Year than to affirm our regular attendance in our houses of worship. I put first importance on our spiritual wellbeing, but did you know that scientific research has indicated many physical and emotional benefits as well?

An article on scribd.com reported on 52 reasons to go to church, including full references to the scientific research. I’ll share just what we have room for here. Read More»

GriefShare support group starts tonight at Dogwood

Dogwood Church, 975 Ga. Highway 74 South in Tyrone, will offer a GriefShare support group on Wednesday evenings beginning Jan. 7, from 7 - 8:30 p.m. The group will meet in the atrium area of the church office.

The 13-week program has been updated and is led by people who understand the grief process and want to help. Access to valuable GriefShare resources is provided to help recover from the loss and rebuild your life.

Contact Donna at 770-692-7634, or griefshare@dogwoodchurch.org to register.

St. Christopher’s plans dinner benefit this Saturday

St. Christopher Hellenic (Greek) Orthodox Church in Peachtree City announces its 12th Annual Vasilopita and Covered Dish Dinner sponsored by Philoptochos (Friends of the Poor) for the benefit of Saint Basil Academy in Garrison, N.Y.

The event will take place Saturday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dixie Wing Commemorative Air Hangar in Peachtree City.

It will be an evening of food, fellowship and fun for the entire family.

A live auction of handmade Vasilopites (decorative breads) will be held. The public is welcome. Read More»

COS Lutheran will celebrate the Spiritual Jan. 10-11

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will celebrate a unique American contribution, the Spiritual, at all four services Jan. 10-11.

The Sanctuary Choir will sing an anthem by local composer William Allen Pasch, in which he matched two Spiritual tunes, “To the Water” and “New Jordan,” to a text by Martin Luther.

“Second Sundays Band” will lead the congregation in traditional Spirituals at the 10:50 a.m. service and also some more contemporary expressions. Read More»

Carriage Lane will present ‘Slugs and Bugs’ with Randall Goodgame

Randall Goodgame

Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City will host “Slugs and Bugs Live” on Saturday, Jan. 17 at 5 p.m. This is a joyful, gospel-filled, life celebrating interactive musical sponsored by Kids on the Lane Mother’s Day Out Program and is for the whole family.

Randall Goodgame (former “Silly Song” writer for Veggietales) will lead the approximately 70-minute performance with live music, background musical tracks and brightly colored animated videos that extend through most of the songs. Read More»

Hopewell UMC to offer Financial Peace University

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will conduct Dave Ramsey’s nine-week Financial Peace University course beginning Sunday, Jan. 11, at 4 p.m.

“This course changes everything,” a spokesperson said. “Your money. Your story. Your life. During the class you will learn God’s way of handling money. The average family pays off $5,300 in debt and saves $2,700 within the first 90 days. You will learn how to get out of debt the same way you learned to walk — one step at a time.”

Membership kits are available for $93 each. Read More»

Providence, Heritage to offer DivorceCare Jan. 26

For those going through separation or divorce, Providence United Methodist Church and Heritage Christian Church partner to offer DivorceCare twice each year.

Most people will say that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced.

It’s a confusing time when those involved feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues they’ve never faced before.

DivorceCare groups meet weekly to help individuals face these challenges and move toward rebuilding their life. Read More»

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