Fayette Presbyterian VBS mission

Left to right are Mary Lou Masters, Alex McManus, Lauren Howland, Sharon Ayers, Katie Stone, and Carly Schnable. Photo/Special.

Fayette Presbyterian church held its VBS the week of June 6-10. A group of sixth graders from VBS went on mini-mission trips each day throughout the community. They helped at the Parks and Recreation Activities house, Fayette Samaritans, Master Gardeners, Meals on Wheels, Adult Day Care in Newnan, and Peachtree City Clean and Beautiful. Shown is the group at the Master Gardeners Garden at New Hope where the produce they picked went straight to the Fayette Samaritans. Left to right are Mary Lou Masters, Alex McManus, Lauren Howland, Sharon Ayers, Katie Stone, and Carly Schnable. Photo/Special.

PTCUMC to offer ‘Vacation Bible Sundays’ during July and August

Vacation Bible Sundays for all ages at Peachtree City United Methodist Church start July 10 and continue through Aug 7.

A kid-centered worship will begin at 9 a.m. in the worship center. There will be classes offered for all ages from babies to adults.

At 10:30 a.m. there will be a time of fellowship and snacks, and at 11 a.m. there will be one worship service in the worship center that will include a wide variety of talents among members of the congregation.

Dr. Stephen Dodson, the new senior pastor at PTCUMC will speak each week during the 11 a.m. worship service. Read More»

Monday Missions program keeps Rolling Hills teens busy

Rolling Hills’ senior pastor Frank Mercer, Jake Mercer, Amy Farrington, Laura Alldredge, Savannah Stout, Katie Alldredge, and Meaghan Brown spreading dirt at the Georgia Baptist Children’s Home. Photo/Special.

Several members of the youth group from Rolling Hills Baptist Church, along with parents, recently participated in a “Monday Mission” at the Georgia Baptist Children’s Home in Palmetto,

The group played Ultimate Frisbee with the children at the home, and then got down to some hard work spreading dirt, cleaning out some rock beds, and miscellaneous other tasks that the staff at the home needed help with.

Monday Missions is an annual youth service program conducted by Rolling Hills that keeps teens busy during summer vacation serving others. Read More»

New priests

Father James C. Taylor of Peachtree City (left), Father Jason Douglas Epps of Senoia, (right) and The Most Rev. W. David Epps, bishop ordinary of the Mid-South Diocese. Photo/Special.

Father James C. Taylor of Peachtree City (left) and Father Jason Douglas Epps of Senoia, (right) were ordained to the priesthood on Pentecost Eve by The Most Rev. W. David Epps, bishop ordinary of the Mid-South Diocese, at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. The ordination speaker was the Venerable Randall Allen, archdeacon of the Mid-South Diocese, of Spring City, Tenn. Photo/Special.

Coweta Gospel sings set for July 22, 23

The Grantville Southern Country Gospel Sings, which formerly were held in the renovated Railroad Freight Depot, will continue to be held down the tracks a bit at the First Baptist Church of Grantville.

The sings will be held on the fourth Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. The concerts are free and open to the public, and there will be opportunity to meet the artists.

Featured on Friday, July 22 will be Bobby Ellis and His Country Gospel Band, Sounds of Glory and One Accord. Featured on Saturday, July 23 will be the Morris Family and the Klondike Trio. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/06//11

CDM will offer Prophet Chambers Training
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 W. Campbellton Street, Fairburn, will host a seminar titled Prophet Chambers Training Saturday, July 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The speaker will be Prophet Timothy Frazier.The training is for those who feel called to the office of the prophet and for those who want to understand the role of the prophet in the 21st Century. Contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370, for registration information. No nursery or childcare will be provided.

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Sandy Creek student attends CNN's Leadership Unplugged

Sandy Creek High School student Breeana Minton. Photo/Special.

It was a unique opportunity for a high school student to get a look at the media and media literacy. And that is what 16-year-old Sandy Creek High School student Breeana Minton did recently when she attended the sixth annual Leadership Unplugged: A CNN Experience series in Atlanta. Read More»

Keeping our water clean: MHS Adopt a Stream

By Matthew Niebes
Special to The Citizen

Moving into its eighth year in existence, the McIntosh High School Adopt a Stream program is part of a state run, volunteer based research program in which students test water quality in various sites around the state. Participants regularly perform various chemical, biological, and bacterial tests on the water in their sites to determine the quality of the water and discern any foreign pollutants. Read More»

Kay Marie Holder, 73, of Peachtree City

Kay Marie Holder, 73, of Peachtree City went to be with the Lord Tuesday, June 28, 2011. Read More»

Youth group from Florida helps Square Foot Ministries with Pregnancy Resource Center

A youth group from Holy Cross Catholic Church in Orlando, FL arrives in Fayetteville with a mission to build. This hard working and dedicated group of volunteers donated their time to assist Square foot Ministries ( a Christian-based home repair and construction ministry located in Fayette County, Georgia in their efforts to construct the new site for the Fayette Pregnancy Resource Center (, which offers pregnancy tests, peer counseling, maternity and baby supplies, and parenting classes. Read More»

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