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Laura Elizabeth Colon engaged to Lucas John Baker

Ms. Kathryn Colon of Fayetteville and Mr. and Mrs. Hector L. Colon of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Elizabeth Colon to Lucas John Baker, son of John and Joanne Baker of Bolingbrook, Ill.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Merle Lewis and the late Frank Lewis of Austin, Texas and the late Lucila and Luis Colon of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Read More»

History, legacy of the English Bible coming to Christian City Thursday

Michael Morgan will bring samples from his collection of Bibles to Christian City on Thursday, May 22. Photo/Special.

This Thursday, Christian City will host “The History and Legacy of the English Bible.” Collector Michael Morgan will speak on the “first generation” of the English Bible from Wycliffe through the King James Version. This free event is open to the public and sponsored by Christian City’s Life Enrichment Department and the Christian City Men’s Club.

Morgan will speak in the Sparks Inn Auditorium on the Christian City campus in Union City at 3 p.m., with a question and answer session to follow. Items from his collection will also be on display in the auditorium from 1 – 3 p.m. Read More»

Peachtree City Presbyterian women host Capernaum Carnival for youth

Helping out with the Capernaum Festival at PTC Presbyterian church were, (L-R) Stockton Hay, the Rev. Morgan Hay, Cathy Olson, Amanda DeBuc, Judy Rogers, Anne Perry, Susan Gilbert, Oleda Hare, Randy Hare, and Carolyn Gulick. Photo/Special.

The Presbyterian Women of First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City hosted a  Carnival for Capernaum, the Young Life group for young people with disabilities.  

Young Life is a non-denominational group of Christians working with local youths. The women of the church prepared a cookout, followed by make-your-own sundaes, and ended with a cake walk, dances, and games.  

More than 30 Capernaum participants joined in the fun as the culmination of their year.
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Religion Briefs 05/21/14

COS changes worship schedule
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City has announced a change in the worship schedule for the summer. Contemporary worship in the Fellowship Hall will now take place at 9:45 a.m. Traditional services remain unchanged -— Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m.

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Gospel singing planned this Saturday

An evening of Country Gospel Singing will be offered at the home of Johnny Cochran, 306 Tyrone Rd. in Tyrone, this Saturday, May 24, at 5:30 p.m.

Catered refreshments will be available. All proceeds will go to Promise Place, a local battered women’s shelter, for the fight against domestic violence and to support battered women.

For more information, call 770-487-4554.

SAGE heads for Turner Field May 28

The SAGE group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will take a tour of Turner Field in Atlanta May 28.

The tour will include The Braves Museum and Hall of Fame, Coca Cola Sky field, Scouts Alley, and the broadcast booth, pressbox, clubhouse, dugout and a luxury suite.

After the tour, the group will enjoy a barbecue lunch at the Bullpen Rib House. Grandchildren and great-grandchildren age six and older are welcome to join their grandparents on the tour.

The cost is $15 for tickets and transportation, plus lunch. Read More»

All Saints annual summer music camp coming up

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»

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran will offer Lutheroad Day Camp

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City announces the eighth annual Lutheroad Day Camp, scheduled for July 21-25, at the church.

The hours will be Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.-noon. Eligible children are those entering grades 1-6 for the 2014-2015 school year.

Staff will be provided by Lutheran Outdoor Ministries of North Carolina.

The cost is $165 per child. Registration is open and available at www.coslutheran.org. Read More»

Fayette Presbyterian’s Spring Fling deemed a huge success

Fayette Presbyterian Church (FPC) held its Eighth Annual Spring Fling Saturday, May 10, in the Gazebo and Heritage Park Fountain area of the Fayetteville Town Square. Organizers say the attendance was the highest in the event’s eight years.

Food and beverages were provided by the church and local businesses. In addition, the FPC Presbyterian Women provided a Mother’s Day Bake Sale of everything from cakes and pies, to brownies, cookies and cup cakes. They also organized a sale of handcrafts made and donated by members. Read More»

John E Venezia Sr., of Peachtree City

John E Venezia Sr. passed away on March 29, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. on May 14, 1915.

He was a twelve year resident of Peachtree City. He is survived by his two daughters Linda Reed of Peachtree City, Kathleen Kujawski of Riverhead, N.Y. and his son John Venezia Jr. of Ormond Beach Fla., nine grandchildren and fifteen great-grand children. Read More»

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