Holly Grove will sponsor Shape Note Singing service Sunday

Holly Grove AME Church, 400 Holly Grove Church Rd., Peachtree City, will sponsor a Shape Note Singing Worship Service, featuring the Middle Georgia Note Singers, this Sunday, Oct. 23, at 1:30 p.m. at the church.

Shape Notes are a music notation designed to facilitate congregational singing, Shape notes of various kinds have been used for over two centuries in a variety of sacred music traditions practiced primarily in the Southern region of the United States. Read More»

Member at COS celebrates 105th

Fran Kolts

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will celebrate with Fran Kolts her 105th birthday this weekend. Mrs. Kolts is a regular worship attender, and she works every Thursday morning with “Holy Folders,” the church’s group of volunteers who collate and assemble the church’s worship bulletins and newsletters. She joined Christ Our Shepherd in 1995 with her daughter and son-in-law, Irene and Francis Sullivan. Photo/Special.

Summit announces Fall Festival

The Youth Ministry of The Summit Church will sponsor a Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 22 from 4-8 p.m. Activities include face painting, a corn -hole tournament, pony rides, and a costume contest.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for children ages 5-17, kids under 5 are free. Price includes a chicken dinner, all games and a raffle ticket for a cruise to the Bahamas. Other prizes include tickets to Stars and Strikes Bowling, one free month at Bikram Yoga, and more. Read More»

Bethany Craft Show coming up

Bert McDade

Long-time Bethany UMC member Bert McDade displays his book, Why Santa Claus Comes at Christmas, which wil be for sale at the upcoming Bethany Craft show on Nov. 5. The book is based on a sermon McDade preached years ago. Other items for sale will include one of a kind wire jewelry, paintings, Christmas ornaments, oven dresses, personalized banners, holiday wreaths, purses, jewelry, and books and ornaments by local artist and writer Nita McFarlin. Photo/Special.

PTCUMC will offer ‘Surviving the Holidays’ seminar Nov. 1

Peachtree City United Methodist Church will present “Surviving the Holidays, ” a seminar for GriefShare and DivorceCare, Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

“Surviving the Holidays” seminar for GriefShare and DivorceCare will be held in separate rooms.. Read More»

Woolsey will host several guest speakers at ‘Changed Crusade’

The public is invited to Woolsey Baptist Church’s Changed Crusade Sunday-Wednesday, Nov. 6-9. The theme comes from 2 Corinthians 5:17, “If anyone is in Christ He is a new creation.”

Larry Wynn will speak Sunday at 8:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Wynn is senior vice president for the Evangelism and Leadership Development Group at the North American Mission Board (NAMB). He has been a pastor and was president of the Georgia Baptist Convention. Read More»

Religion Briefs 10/19/11

CDM offers grant writing seminar
CDM/PSA Projects will present a Grant Writing Seminar Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m .to 6 p.m. Seating is limited to the first 20 people to register. The venue will be Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 104 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn. Contact the CDM office or visit and click on the link at the top of the home page. Or contact the CDM office by calling 770-969-8370.

Perlieu Stew coming up this month Read More»

Arthur Amavisco Mendoza, 79, of Fayetteville

Mr. Arthur "Art" Amavisco Mendoza, of Fayetteville, passed away on Oct. 14, 2011 at the age of 79. Read More»

Martha Joyce Malcom, age 79

Martha Joyce Malcom died on Oct. 15, 2011. She was married to Col. (ret.) Ben S. Malcom of Fayetteville, Ga.

Joyce was born July 14, 1932 in Augusta, Ga. She was the daughter of Robert and Rosa Swint. Joyce's' mother died of pneumonia six months after Joyce was born. She was raised by her grandparents Mr. & Mrs. Albert Barksdale of Bastonville, Ga.

Joyce graduated from Gibson High School and the Augusta Business College. She then worked as a secretary for the Savannah River Nuclear facility (DuPont). Read More»

Hoke Smith, Jr., 71, of Fayetteville

Hoke Smith, Jr., 71, of Fayetteville, passed away on Oct. 10, 2011. 

He served in the U.S. Air Force in Vietnam. He then became owner and operator of the Midas Muffler shop in Fayetteville.

Mr. Smith was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoke Smith, Sr. and Margaret Smith; and son, Trey Smith.  Read More»

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