5th Annual Chair-ity Event Raises Over $50,000 for The Children’s Village

In the back row, from left, are Ron Brown as Santa, Belinda Fitch, Debby Harrison, Debi Lenox, Carla Waters, Angela White, Maggie Lachmayr, Debbie Beauregard, Anna Andreeva-Naydenova, and Volunteer Committee Chair Angela Bean. Seated are Janet Dunn, Christian City Director of Marketing & Development Heidi Becker, Betty Brown as Mrs. Clause. Photo/Special.

To kick off the holiday season, community leaders hosted the 5th Annual Children’s Chair-ity Event at The Dolce in Peachtree City on Dec. 1.

Over $50,000 was raised to help the boys and girls who live in the cottages at The Children’s Village at Christian City.

More than 100 sponsors — including Coweta-Fayette EMC, GreyStone Power, Georgia Power, Nestle Purina, BB&T Reese Insurance, Lexus of South Atlanta, the Tim Hudson Foundation, and The Dolce Atlanta — helped to make the event a success. Read More»

The power of a name:The ABCs of Jesus

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The power of a name:The ABCs of Jesus

Several years ago, some members of our Sunday School class were having trouble choosing a girl’s name for their soon-to-be-born first child. They were driving through the north side of Atlanta one afternoon and passed “Melody Lane” and said, “That’s it!”

The baby was a she and her name became Melody Lane. Thank goodness they didn’t pass Honeysuckle Circle.      
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This weekend is last chance for Dickens Village visit

Friday, Saturday and Sunday — this is your last chance to visit Heritage Christian Church’s authentic old English Victorian Village — a 10th annual presentation of Dickens Village, held nightly Dec. 9-11 from 6-9 p.m. The event opened last weekend and will conclude this Sunday. Dickens Village is free of charge. Read More»

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»

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