Community

New GriefShare group starting at PTCUMC Aug. 18

Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd., will begin a new GriefShare group on Thursday, Aug. 18. Sessions are open to anyone (men or women age 15 and up) who has experienced the death of friend or family. The group meets on Thursdays from 6:30-8 p.m. in Room 308. Pre-registration is not necessary.The series of 14 weekly meetings is open to the community and involves discussions around a video curriculum and participants sharing voluntarily. The cost is $15 for the participant workbook. Scholarships are available if needed. Read More»

Brooks UMC taking registration

Brooks United Methodist Preschool is taking registration for August enrollment. Directed by Lynn Lee, the preschool is for children ages 1 – 4 years.

For more information or to schedule a tour, call 770-719-7593 or visit the website, www.brooksumc.com.

Brooks UMC Preschool is located just three miles south of Ga. Highway 74 and Ga. Highway 85 near Starr’s Mill. The school is on the corner of Ga. 85 Connector and Morgan Mill Road at 110 Morgan Mill Rd.

Woolsey Baptist will present 9/11 tenth anniversary tribute Sept. 11

The Celebration Choir of Woolsey Baptist Church will present “America We Must Not Forget, A Patriotic Call for Revival in America,” as a tenth Anniversary tribute of 9/11 on Sunday night Sept. 11, at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

The musical was created by, Mike Harland with Chris Machen and Luke Garrett, arranged and orchestrated by Richard Kingsmore. Read More»

No. Fayette plans 5K run/walk, barbecue, craft fair

Registration is taking place for North Fayette United Methodist Church’s Fifth Annual “Find Your Way” 5K Run/Walk, set for Saturday Sept. 24, at 8 a.m., at 847 New Hope Road, Fayetteville.

A Craft/Flea Market and barbecue will be held after the 5K Run.

Early registration for the event is $20 through Sept. 12. After that the cost is $25 up to race day. The race will begin and end at the church. Read More»

S.A.G.E. heads for St. Simons Island in September

The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church is planning a trip to St. Simons Island Sept. 26 through 29 for an “Autumn Adventure: Tracing footsteps From the Past.” The group will stay at Epworth by the Sea on St. Simons Island.

The cost is $349.40 per person and includes lodging, eight meals, entrance fees plus $50 bus fee. The deadline to register is Aug. 26 and trip is contingent on a 15 person minimum. Read More»

Religion Briefs 08/10//11

Carriage Lane yard sale is Friday, Saturday
Carriage Lane Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City is hosting its sixth benefit yard sale for Ranch on Jesus Orphanage in Uganda, East Africa Aug. 12 and 13. The sale runs from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12 and from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13. Donations can be dropped off through Wednesday at the church. Carriage Lane is on the corner of Walt Banks Road and Ga. Highway 54.

Video viewing featured Sunday at COS Read More»

Plott-Kok engagement

Amie Plott engaged to Wickus Kok

Pastor Greg and and Mrs Evie Plott of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Amie Plott, to Wickus Kok, son of Mr. Andre’ and Mrs. Amor Kok of Peachtree City.

An African Safari wedding is planned for Friday, July, 6, 2012 at JayDee Game Lodge, Mapumalanga, South Africa.

Following a honeymoon in South Africa, the couple will reside in Peachtree City.

Islamic Community Center hosts Ramdan Interfaith Dinner

The Islamic Community Center of Atlanta (ICCA) will host an open invitation, free of cost, Ramadan Interfaith Dinner to be held Sunday, August 14 from 7:30 -10 p.m. Muslims world-wide are currently observing the month of Ramadan, fasting from dawn to sunset. The local Islamic center in Fayetteville is extending an invitation to all Fayette county residents to come break the fast (for dinner) with their Muslim neighbors. It will be an evening of international cuisine and a learning opportunity for the entire family. Read More»

Bernard Berl “B.B.” Morrison, 91, of Fayetteville

Bernard Berl “B.B.” Morrison, 91, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away on Sunday, August 7, 2011 of heart failure.

Mr. Morrison was born November 15, 1919 in Linton, IN, the son of the late Berl McKinley Morrison and Jenny Lynn. Read More»

Mr. William Henry “Stonie” Stonier, III, 51, of Peachtree City

Mr. William Henry “Stonie” Stonier, III of Peachtree City, GA, passed away on August 4, 2011 at the age of 51.

Mr. Stonier was a proud member of the United States Marine Corps, and later in the Colorado National Guard serving in Operation Desert Storm with 12 years of service. He was a loving husband, father and son who was dedicated to his family and believed in living life to the fullest.

He is preceded in death by his father, William Henry Stonier, II and his brother, Lewis Stonier. Read More»