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Carriage Lane’s yard sale starts Friday in P’tree City

Members of Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City are accepting donations today until 7 p.m. for their annual Ranch on Jesus yard sale planned for this Friday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday Aug. 9 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual yard sale plays a large part in covering the educational costs of Ugandan children at Ranch on Jesus orphanage. Read More»

MRBC to present ‘Generations: A Coming Together’

The Celebration Choir and Orchestra of McDonough Road Baptist Church will present “Generations: A Coming Together,” this Sunday, Aug. 10, at 10:55 a.m.

“This special worship experience is under the direction of minister of worship Mark Karki and will feature selections and narration that will exalt the Savior and enrich the lives of believers,” said MRBC’s pastor, David Chancey.

The church is located at 352 McDonough Rd., just past the department of driver’s services building.

The service begins at 10:55 a.m. and childcare is provided.

Call 770-460-5423 for more information.

Religion Briefs 08/06/14

Woolsey starts new Sunday school year
Woolsey Baptist Church, 115 Hampton Road in Fayetteville, will have a Meet the Teacher/New Sunday School Year for Children and Parents on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 9:30 a.m. This begins the new church year and is for children K through sixth grade. The new Awana year begins  on Wednesday, Aug. 13 at 6:30 p.m. Awana is for children three years old through sixth grade. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-9618 or visit www.woolseybaptist.org.

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New United Methodist Church planned for Newnan in 2015

Dr. Quincy Brown

Seasoned pastor and Newnan resident to plant Threshold Church over the next y

Dr. Quincy Brown, resident of Newnan and long-time pastoral leader in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference, will start a new church in Newnan. Planted to meet the needs of the area’s diverse and growing population, Threshold Church is expected to open one year from now, in August of 2015. Read More»

FFUMC’s S.A.G.E. group heads for High Museum’s car show

The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will visit the High Museum in Atlanta on Wednesday, Aug. 20 to view the Dream Cars special exhibit of 17 concept cars built from the early 1930s to the 21st century. These cars pushed the limits of imagination and foreshadowed the future of design.

The group will then enjoy lunch at the High Café and explore other exhibits at their leisure.

The cost is $10 for tickets and transportation, plus lunch. The outing will be from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Read More»

Free promotional course to be offered by Atlanta Bible College

Pastors from local churches, lay leaders and individuals are invited to take advantage of the free Bible College course promotion this fall semester at Atlanta Bible College in McDonough.

The purpose of the promotion is to let the public know about Atlanta Bible College and give church leaders and members an opportunity to go back to school to complete a theology degree or to start school and obtain a quality Biblical education. A one year foundation certificate does not require a GED.

Courses include:.
• Pastoral leadership
• Administration
• Christian Education Read More»

Lawrence Thomas Adams, 83, of Fayetteville

Lawrence Thomas Adams, 83, of Fayetteville, passed away August 2, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his son Brant Adams; daughter Robin Higgins; grandchild Mandy Levett; parents Meleres Thomas Adams & Mary Lillian Huddleston Adams; and brother Larry Adams.

He is survived by his wife Emily P. Adams of Fayetteville; daughters Kristi (Gary) Lovett of Fayetteville and Page Adams of Fayetteville; granddaughter Brittany (Keith) Brooks of Senoia; grandson Cory Adams of Fayetteville; and sister Kathleen Garner of Fayetteville. Read More»

Peter Viator Harrington, 77, of Peachtree City

Peter Viator Harrington

Peter Viator Harrington, 77, of Peachtree City, passed away August 5, 2014.

He was born June 2, 1937 in Chicago, Ill. to Pete and Nellie Harrington. He was the third of six children; 5 boys and one girl. He graduated from Marquette University in 1959. He met his wife, Cathy at Marquette and they married in 1962. Read More»

Laurel Borg Higgins, 74, of Fayetteville

Laurel Borg Higgins, 74, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on August 1, 2014.

Laurel is predeceased by her father John (Buck) E. Borg Sr. and mother Vivian M. Borg (Hedin).

Laurel is survived by her brother John E. Borg Jr. (Karen), nephew Michael J. Borg, great niece Crystal Aikens, son Walter Johnson (Connie), grandchildren Ellen, Laura, Rachel, Alex and Neil. She also leaves behind many other family members and friends that she met throughout her life. Read More»

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