Costume swap for Halloween

Costume swap for Halloween

This isn’t really Kermit. It’s Brynn, 1-year-old daughter of Christy and Travis Carroll of Newnan, who is modeling an outfit from the fourth annual Costume Swap at the Summit Family YMCA. The swap is in the Child Watch lobby. “Bring in a gently used costume from a previous year and swap it for another,” said Amy Girouard, Child Watch Director. The Summit Family Y is on Ga. Highway 34 and serves Fayette and Coweta counties. Photo/Special.

Congressman John Lewis, Keynote Speaker at Fayette NAACP’s annual Freedom Fund banquet

The Freedom Fund Banquet Committee is planning its 14th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Wyndham Peachtree Hotel in Peachtree City.

This year’s banquet theme is “Standing on the Legacy of our Past, Forging an Understanding for the Future.” The Keynote Speaker will be Congressman John Lewis. Read More»

Great marriages are still possible when Christ is at the center

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

Last week, I shared with our Wednesday night group that I was returning to our First Peter sermon series on Sunday, and that we’d be looking in chapter three at Peter’s instructions to wives.

The husbands perked up, chuckled and said, “All right!”

Then I said, “Wait a minute. Technically, it’s Peter’s instructions to wives with difficult husbands.”

The wives liked that one and the husbands groaned as one lady commented, “That’s every wife.”

So husbands can be difficult, huh? What about wives? Read More»

Tyrone’s Real Life Store will celebrate 5th anniversary this Saturday

Leslie Camp, one of the store managers for the Real Life Store in the old Mundy’s Pharmacy building in Tyrone, displays some of the items for sale at the store. This Saturday marks the store’s 5th anniversary of providing funds for needy families. Photo/Spec

If you haven’t had a chance to stop by the Real Life Store in Tyrone, you have missed a great shopping opportunity. The store opened five years ago in 2006 to help raise money for families needing help through the Real Life Center. This Saturday, Oct. 15, the store will celebrate its 5th anniversary. Read More»

‘Covet to Prophesy’ workshop set for Saturday at Christ the King

Dr. Judy Massey

On Saturday, Oct. 15, the Mid-South Diocese’s Division of Ministry Development will host an activation workshop on prophecy and the gifts of the Holy Spirit entitled “Covet to Prophesy” (1 Corinthians 14:39).

The purpose of the workshop is to “help empower believers to advance the Kingdom of God within themselves and the world around.”

The presenter will be Dr. Judy Massey. Read More»

Belarus Choir to perform here

The Belarus National Christian Choir will perform in concert at the First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. The 33-member choir and instrumental ensemble will perform a one hour program of Russian Classics and folk music along with the Hallelujah Chorus, Majesty, and other American Favorites. Formed in 1986, the choir has performed in Eastern Europe, France, Germany and Russia, and is currently making its fifth tour in the United States. Nickolay Lamako, dean of music at Minsk Seminary, is the founder and conductor of the choir. Read More»

FFUMC announces craft show, seeks vendors

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will host its 22nd annual Christmas craft fair and bric-a-brac sale on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m..

The “Christmas Marketplace” offers a variety of talent, and featured more than 70 vendors last year.

Christmas Market Place is sponsored by the United Methodist Women and supports 12 local charities and missions. Some of these missions include Fayette Youth Protection Home, Joseph’s Sam’s School, and Fayette Samaritans.

Crafters who are interested in a booth are asked to contact Carol at 770-330-1572 for vendor information. Read More»

First Methodist’s seniors group announces upcoming events

The S.A.G.E. group at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) takes monthly trips, usually around the state, to sight-see, have lunch and fellowship.

This month they attended the Georgia Apple Festival and Antique Car Show in Ellijay. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/12/11

Greek pastries available for the holidays
Philoptochos Society (Friend of the Poor) of St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church is holding its annual Greek Pastry Sale in time for the holidays. Frozen Spanakopites (spinach/feta triangles in filo dough) and Tiropites (cheese triangles) are $10 per dozen. Baklava (sweet nut/filo layers) is $18 per dozen and Kourambiethes (butter almond cookies with powdered sugar) are $15 per dozen. Order by Nov. 4 at 770-487-0078 or email Pickup dates: Nov. 18 and 19. All proceeds go to charity. Read More»

Preston anniversary

Eugene T. and Nancy Parker Preston

Eugene T. and Nancy Parker Preston celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary during the weekend of Oct. 7, 8 and 9. They were married at the First Baptist Church of Forest Park on Oct. 7, 1961, and lived in Hapeville for more than 26 years where they raised their two children, Tamra and Steven. They also have three grand children, Joan, Hezekyah, and Yoshiyah Apperson.

Mr. Preston retired after 25 years with the U.S. Postal Service and Mrs. Preston retired after 27 years with Delta Air Lines.

In 1987, the Prestons built a home in Fayetteville where they have lived for the past 24 years.

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