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Concert competition seeks middle, high school musicians

Registration is now open for the Fayette Youth Protection Home’s first concert competition. The concert competition, a benefit for the Fayette Youth Protection Homes, will be the first of its kind in this area.

Local middle school and high school musicians will compete against each other in the categories of choral music, band music or orchestra music. The concert competition will take place on Thursday, October 13 at the New Hope Baptist Church’s South Campus location.  Read More»

More students taking AP courses and earning higher honors

The school system’s 2011 Advanced Placement (AP) exam results just released by the College Board show gains in the number of tests taken and increases in the number of students receiving AP Scholar designations.

Students can earn college credit, advanced placement in college, or both for successful performance on the AP tests.

A total of 1,241 students took at least one AP course in 2011, up 58 from 2010; the school system administered 2,224 tests, up 155 from 2010 (many students take more than one AP course per year). Read More»

Concert competition looking for middle and high school musicians

Registration is now open for the Fayette Youth Protection Home’s first concert competition. The concert competition, a benefit for the Fayette Youth Protection Homes, will be the first of its kind in this area. Local middle school and high school musicians will compete against each other in the categories of choral music, band music or orchestra music. The concert competition will take place on Thursday, October 13 at the New Hope Baptist Church’s South Campus location.  Read More»

Should I be re-baptized?

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First, I promise Father Paul that I will not continue to “steal” his format of questions and answers which he uses for his most excellent articles here in The Citizen. Read More»

GreekFest headed this way Sept. 17

Shown above from last year’s Greekfest (L-R), George Psihountas, Katie Wilson, Nick Psihountas, and Christina Psihountas. Photo/Special.

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church invites the community to attend GreekFest 2011, Saturday, Sept. 17 from 6:30 until ... at the Dixie Wing Commemorative Hangar at Falcon Field in Peachtree City.

The event will feature live music and dancing, ‘All You Can Eat and Drink’ Greek appetizers and salad, lemon chicken, pastitsio, and pastries, adult beverages and more.

Advance tickets at $50 per person can be reserved by visiting saintchristopherhoc.org or by calling Tammy, 404-625-4663. Seating is limited.

Proceeds will benefit the building fund.

Bethlehem’s revival starts tonight

Bethlehem Baptist Church in Peachtree City will hold its Summer Revival Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 24-26, at 7:30 p.m., nightly.

The guest preacher on Wednesday will be the Rev. Greg Watson from Lamb of God Christian Church in Fayetteville.

Thursday night’s message will be delivered by the Rev. Leroy Hill of Morningstar Baptist Church in Newnan.

The Rev. Anthony Williams of United in Faith Christian Ministries in McDonough will conclude the revival on Friday night. Read More»

Fayetteville Christian Church celebrates 40 years this Sunday

Fayetteville Christian Church will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Aug. 28 with a meet and greet at 10 a.m., worship service at 11 and a Pitch-in lunch starting at 12:30 p.m. Special guests and former ministers expected to attend include Jack Fawley, David Chapman, Bob Mahan, Daniel Overdorf, and Dan Roberts.

Fayetteville Christian opened its doors in January of 1971. There were five founding families when the church first opened, one of which still remains a member today. Audrey Bates and Julie Stubbs are the only remaining charter members at Fayetteville Christian Church. Read More»

New Gospel Community Church meets on Friday evenings

Kirk and Chelsea McDonald

Gospel Community Church is a new church in Fayetteville, now meeting in the Harvest Christian Community Center (383 Fayette Place, behind La Hacienda on Ga. Highway 85) on Friday nights at 7:30 p.m.

“Our mission is to make disciples on mission for Jesus,” said Gospel Church member Pat Reed. “Our vision is to see the city of Fayetteville transformed by the Gospel, through the preached word and Gospel community groups that will actively engage the culture. We will seek to be the hands and feet of Jesus to the community.” Read More»

Woolsey Baptist youth complete mission in Seville, Spain

Woolsey Baptist Youth Josh Akin, Jessie Goergen, Sarah Georgen, Tori James and Brooke Rampy with then Youth Minister Jeremy Davidson and his wife, Tracy, shared the gospel in Seville, Spain June 25 through July 2. They were among 40 persons from three churches on the Spain Mission Trip. There were three crews with 10 in each one who shared testimonies.

During the trip, the group performed surveys, distributed water and shared a message from the Gospel of John.

“For some, this was the first copy of John they’ve seen,” a church spokesperson said. Read More»

Paul Baskin headlines services at The Center, New Gate Aug. 27, 28

On Aug. 27 and 28, New Gate Church will host Paul Baskin for worship and prophetic ministry.

“Paul has been a channel for the music of the Spirit for many years, including several years as the worship leader at IHOP in Kansas City,” a spokesperson said.

Baskin will lead in worship and will also minister to individuals prophetically — and often that comes out as a song for or over that person.

New Gate Church, has partnered with Get Real Ministries for two venues for Baskin, which will allow for more people to benefit from his ministry. Read More»

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