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PTCUMC’s Andone appointed to bishop’s cabinet

One of the three new cabinet members announced recently by Bishop Mike Watson of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church is currently the senior pastor of the Peachtree City United Methodist Church. The Rev. Herzen Andone has been appointed to the cabinet and has also been promoted to become the district superintendent of the Northwest District of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church.

The new cabinet appointment will become effective July 1. Andone will serve over 75 charges and 85 churches in this district. Read More»

Successful food drive

Shown  is  Lewis Sitton, IUMC’s liaison with the Fayette Samaritans.

Inman UMC held another food drive for the Fayette Samaritans Food Pantry recently and collected an overflowing bounty of food and supplies. Shown is Lewis Sitton, IUMC’s liaison with the Fayette Samaritans. Sitton has devoted many years to helping the Fayette County community. To learn more about Inman UMC, visit www.inmanmethodist.org. To see how to be of service to the Fayette Samaritans, visit www.fayettesamaritans.org. Photo/Special.

FFUMC offering summer activities for toddlers 2-4

There’s still time to register your child for FFUMC’s summer program open to ages two through four. Summer Fun Days meet during June and July on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - noon. The cost is $15 per day, per child. Spaces are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. Below are the themes for each day:

June 7 and 8 - Safari Adventure; June 14 and 15 - Beach Party; June 21 and 22 - Let’s Cook.

No Programs are scheduled June 28, June 29 and July 5, due to VBS and the July 4 holiday. Read More»

Sharpsburg Baptist Church will start ‘Backyard Bible Clubs’ June 10

Sharpsburg Baptist Church in Coweta County has announced a brand new youth program called “The Great Backyard Bible Clubs” scheduled for Fridays June 10, June 17, July 8 and July 15 held from 10 a.m. until noon at the A&O BridgesRecreation Center in downtown Sharpsburg.

All children from ages first grade through fifth grade are invited.

Included in this fun program are food, fun, fellowship, games, music, crafts, and Bible stories — all free of charge. All children in the area are invited.

For additional questions call 770-251-6963 or email sharpsburgbc@yahoo.com. Read More»

PandaMania VBS set at Hopewell

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone invites all children ages preschool gthrough fifth grade to participate in PandaMania VBS 2011 which will be held at the church June 27-30, from 9 a.m. - noon.

PandaMania is filled with Bible-learning experiences that the children will see, hear, touch, and even taste. Bible Point crafts, team-building games, Bible songs, and treats are just a few of the PandaMania activities that are included.

“Plus, we’ll help children discover how to see evidence of God in everyday life,” a spokesperson said. “Something we call ‘God Sightings.’” Read More»

McDonough Rd. Baptist invites kids to ‘Big Apple Adventure’

The McDonough Road Baptist Church in Fayetteville invites children and students to join them for Vacation Bible School Monday-Friday, June 6-10, from 9 a.m. – noon.

This year’s theme is “Big Apple Adventure: Where Faith and Life Connect.” Set in New York City, the adventure will help Bible schoolers discover a variety of enriching spiritual truths and experience fun activities, including crafts, music, and missions.

Classes are provided for children who are pre-K (turned five by Sept. 1 or have just completed pre-K) through seniors in high school. Read More»

Try ‘Zumba’ classes at FFUMC

Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will add a new exercise class to its recreation program this summer — Zumba.

Zumba combines Latin and International music with a fun and effective workout system.

Two 5-week sessions will be offered this summer. The first will meet on Wednesday mornings from 9:15-10:15 a.m. beginning June 8. There will be no classes June 15, due to Annual Conference or June 29, due to Vacation Bible School.

The second session will meet on Tuesday evenings, from 6 – 7 p.m. beginning June 21. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/01//11

The Summit will host yard sale June 4
The Summit Church on Ga. Highway 92 South will hold a “Youth Trip Yard Sale” Saturday, June 4, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the church’s youth mission trip this summer. Donations of slightly used and discarded items will be accepted Wednesday, June 1, and Friday, June 3 from 5-7 p.m. Call the church, 770-460-3335, for pickup of large items. The church is at 1373 Ga. Hwy. 85 South, Fayetteville.

St. Paul Lutheran announces VBS Read More»

Heritage plans VBS for June 27

Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville is inviting kids to get cookin’ at its Shake It Up Café Vacation Bible School, Monday, June 27-Friday, July 1 from 8:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. VBS is open to kids who have completed kindergarten through sixth grade.

At the Shake It Up Café VBS, kids will become chefs in training. The day will begin with a high energy opening in the worship center followed by the Bible Bistro, with interactive Bible lessons. Read More»

Chadwick-Lake engagement

Tracey Elizabeth engaged to Justin Charles Lake

Allen Chadwick of Farmington, Conn. and Lori Chadwick of Burlington, Conn., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tracey Elizabeth, to Justin Charles Lake, son of Larry and Linda Lake of Fayetteville.

The bride-elect is a graduate of Keene State College in Keene, N.H. with a B.A. in communication and is currently attending the Aveda Institute in Atlanta.

The groom-elect is a graduate of The Art Institute of Atlanta with a B.A. in fine arts and graphic design and is part owner of Lake Roofing Systems.

The wedding will be Oct. 1 in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. Read More»