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Baraty-Kirkland engagement

Sarah Katherine Baraty engaged to Russell Daniel Kirkland III

Bill and Karen Baraty of Peachtree City, Ga. proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Katherine Baraty, to Russell Daniel Kirkland III, son of Rusty and Peggy Kirkland of Douglas, Ga.

The bride select is the granddaughter of Etta Schlobohan and the late Roland Schlobohan of Peachtree City, Ga.

Sarah is a 2007 graduate of McIntosh High School. She received a master's degree in nursing in 2014 and is employed at St. Mary's Hospital in Athens as an emergency room nurse.

The prospective groom is the grandson of Russell and Prue Kirkland of Douglas, Ga. Read More»

LDS church will offer family history class next week

The Fayetteville Family History Lab will hold its monthly family history class on Wednesday, June 4, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at 2021 Redwine Rd., in rooms 108-109. The event is hosted by the Fayetteville Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormons).

The class will be “Exploring the Vastness of familysearch.org,” the official and free website of the LDS Church’s vast Family History Library based in Salt lake City, Utah. The library contains billions of family history records. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/28/14

Summer Wednesdays starts tonight
Woolsey Baptist Church will kick-off its Summer Wednesdays program on May 28 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to join in for free pizza and music, Student Redneck Olympics and children’s water fun (wear clothes that can get wet). There is something for everyone:  Preschool, children, students, ladies Bible study, and for adults, Crazy Busy Group, choir and prayer group. Woolsey Baptist Church is  at 115 Hampton Rd. in Fayetteville. For more information, call the church office, 770- 461-9618 or visit woolseybaptist.org.
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Prophetic training will be offered at CDM in Fairburn

Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn, will offer Prophet Chambers Prophetic Training Sunday, June 8, at 5 p.m. The speaker/prophet will be Timothy Frazier. The training is for those who feel called to the office of the prophet, who want to understand the role of the prophet in the 21st Century, and who want to learn about the gift of prophecy — the dos and don’ts.

The difference between a prophet and a psychic also will be discussed.

For directions, call the CDM office at 770-969-8370. No nursery or childcare will be provided.

Fayette Presbyterian plans VBS

Fayette Presbyterian Church will host its VBS July 14-18, from 9 a.m. until noon. The theme this year is “Workshop of Wonders.”

VBS will feature Bible stories, games, music, crafts, snacks, and lots of fun. Children age four years thru fifth grade are invited to attend. Registration is free.

Register online beginning June 1, or pick up a registration form in the church office. Applicants should register before July 1. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-7147. FPC is located in Fayetteville at 791 Forest Avenue.

All Saints annual summer music camp set for July

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City will conduct its seventh annual free children’s Music Camp from July 7 through 11. The program is for children ages 5 through 11.

The camp is scheduled from 9 a.m. until noon each day at the church, 225 S. Peachtree Parkway. Parents and friends will be invited to the “grand finale” and graduation presentation at noon on July 11 when the children will demonstrate what they have learned. Read More»

COS will host Lutheroad Day Camp

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will host its 8th annual Lutheroad Day Camp July 21-25 at the church.

Camp 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. Registration is open at www.coslutheran.org.

Morning activities will take place at the church. Some afternoons are away for projects. Space is limited.

For more information, see the church website, or call 770-487-8717.

PTC ceremonies focus on U.S.’s ‘lost generations’

Representatives of the county’s veterans organizations laid a commemorative wreath in honor of U.S. military members who gave their life for their country. Peachtree City’s Memorial Day event took place at its Veterans Monument at City Hall Plaza. Photo/John Munford.
A hearty crowd came together at the veterans monument in Peachtree City Monday to honor the thousands upon thousands of military servicemen who gave their lives to protect America.
 
Keynote speaker retired Army Brig. Gen. Steven R.

F’ville remembers fallen soldiers in nation’s wars

Nearly 200 people gathered in the city cemetery in Fayetteville on Memorial Day to take part in the solemn remembrance event held there each year. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Fayetteville is always known for a solemn remembrance of Memorial Day. The annual occasion held Monday morning at the city cemetery and attended by nearly 200 was no exception.

American Legion Post 105 in Fayetteville hosted the Memorial Day program. Post 105 member and former U.S. Navy nuclear reactor operator Erik Manning offered the reminder that freedom is not free and noted the service of military members who have paid the ultimate price for the nation’s freedom.

“God bless our fallen heroes,” Manning said. Read More»

Brittany Nicole Irvin, age 22 of Fayetteville

Brittany Nicole Irvin, age 22 of Fayetteville died at Piedmont Fayette Hospital on May 20, 2014.

She was born in Riverdale on Mar.21, 1992 to Paul Francis Pino and Adrienne Kim Irvin Pino. Brittany was a very generous and out going person, with many friends, and loved by many. Read More»