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Golfing for the needy

Pictured golfing in the  photo is Garland Perry, with Doug Shoemaker, Lyn Gapen and Bert Laaker watching. Photo/Special.

Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. in Peachtree City held an Employee Appreciation Day called “Putt Fore Pantry” the Friday before Thanksgiving. Employees collect food items to benefit the Real Life Center and use the food that is donated to build a nine- hole miniature golf course throughout their building. Teams of employees then play golf to win prizes. Pictured golfing in the photo is Garland Perry, with Doug Shoemaker, Lyn Gapen and Bert Laaker watching. Photo/Special.

COS ‘Love Feasts’ set for this weekend

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will offer Love Feasts in Moravian Tradition on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. The 10:50 GraceFlock Service will participate in the Love Feast.

The public is invited to arrive 30 minutes early to get a good seat and to hear the “musical offering” by five instrumental groups. Over 35 instrumentalists will join Sanctuary Choir and Joyful Noise Ringers to present traditional carols, Moravian carols, and Christmas anthems. Read More»

FFUMC’s Christmas dinner, auction, concert planned for December 18

In place of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s (FFUMC) 2011 Tour of Homes this year, members will host a silent auction and dinner before the Candlelight Concert on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 5 p.m. This year marks the 12th performance of the Candlelight Concert featuring violinist Sonja Squires and pianist Rick Massengale.

Along with all of the great instrumentalists, the concert will feature vocalists Kristy Cline and Dr. Franklin Green. Read More»

Religion Briefs 12/07/11

COS will hold Advent service tonight
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will offer mid-week Advent services on Dec. 7 and Dec. 14, from 7-7:30 p.m. “Taking the Story of Christmas Home” is the theme. According to associate pastor Miriam Beecher, “Each worship service will have a multi-sensory creative touch.” Some of the traditions and practices to be explored are Christmas trees, wreaths, cards, lights and candy canes. The Shepherd’s Band and Logos Ringers will provide music. Christ Our Shepherd is on the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway.
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DivorceCare/DC4K starts January 23

A new 13-week DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) session will begin on Monday, Jan. 23, at Providence United Methodist Church.

Providence UMC and Heritage Christian Church partner to offer the programs. Both sessions are free and nursery is available for children not participating in DC4K. Read More»

Flat Creek will host training event

Flat Creek Baptist Church will host a Sunday School Training Event, “Light Unto My Path,” Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at the church.

Supper will be served at 6 p.m. followed by the training event from 7-10 p.m.

The cost is $5 each for Fairburn Association members and $15 each for non-Fairburn Association members.

There will be classes for leaders of all age groups (from preschool through adult) as well as pastors, Sunday School directors and more, led by acclaimed leaders from all over the state. Read More»

Rickey Edward Maloy, age 58, of Fayetteville

Rickey Edward Maloy

Mr. Rickey Edward Maloy, age 58, died at Doctor’s Hospice in Fayetteville, Ga. on Nov. 25, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. The cause of death was brain cancer.

He was born July 4, 1953 in Atlanta, Ga. He lived in Hapeville, Forest Park, and Peachtree City before settling in Fayetteville. He was an entrepreneur that enjoyed many different professions from his own sheetrock business to R.E.M. Sign Systems. His illness resulted in an early retirement in June 2011. Read More»

Louise Ellington Agnew of Fayetteville

Louise Ellington Agnew of Fayetteville, retired teacher with the Fulton County School System, died Dec. 4, 2011.

She was born June 1, 1916 in Atlanta, the third daughter of Marie Lamkin and Carl Henry Ellington. After graduating from Girls High School, Louise worked in the Atlanta office of 20th Century Fox. Read More»

Acie Edward Sonny Hodge, of Brooks

Mr. Acie Edward Sonny Hodge, of Brooks, Ga., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011 at the age of 64.

Sonny was a proud veteran of the United States Army, serving his country through two tours of duty in Vietnam. During that time he was severely wounded and the recipient of the Purple Heart. Read More»

Janet Bowen Ethier, 51, of Peachtree City

Janet Bowen Ethier

Janet Bowen Ethier, 51, of Peachtree City, passed away peacefully December 2, 2011.

She was preceded in death by her husband Mark Ethier, her mother Norma Jean Bowen, and her mother-in-law June Ethier. Janet was born in Mt. Clemens, MI, and grew up in Columbus, Ga. She graduated from Columbus HIgh School and studied at Brenau College, where she was a member of Phi Mu sorority. Read More»