Community

Marriage seminar

Christ Our Shepherd Pastor Fritz Wiese (upper left) waves to the camera during the seminar. Photo/Special.

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, recently hosted a Making Marriage Work Seminar for 59 couples. Organized by pastors Fritz Wiese and Miriam Beecher, the seminar used materials by Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott. Participants had a wide range of ages and backgrounds. One table boasted a combined total of 183 years of marriage. Christ Our Shepherd Pastor Fritz Wiese (upper left) waves to the camera during the seminar. Photo/Special.

‘Life Groups’ continue through May 7 at Fayette Family Church

Fayette Family Church on Ga. Highway 54 recently started several new group ministries which are free and open to the community.

Called “Life Groups,” they will run weekly through May 7.

Classes and activities include a cooking class taught by the pastry chef at Frank’s Old Mill, an exercise class for all ages, a weight loss class, Bible studies for the English and Hispanic communities, marriage groups, prayer groups, an activity group for adults and singles 18-35, and a helps service for shut-ins, the homebound and the sick. Read More»

PTC UMM will deliver pine straw, fertilizer next week

The United Methodist Men at Peachtree City United Methodist Church are still taking orders for their annual fertilizer and pine straw sales. Delivery will be next week, Saturday, March 5 and Saturday, March 12.

For the last 32 years the Peachtree City United Methodist Men have been selling fertilizer, lime and pinestraw to help various charities and ministries. This year a complete army of men, more than 100, are ready for the door to door campaign. Chairman of the event is Butch Hill. Read More»

Truett-McConnell choir to perform

The college choir from Truett- McConnell College in Cleveland, Ga., will join members of the Flat Creek Baptist combined youth and adult choirs for a performance the weekend of March 19 and 20. Ben Caston will direct.

Dr. Emir Caner, president at Truett-McConnell, will be the guest speaker at the morning worship service on Sunday, March 20.

Flat Creek Baptist is on Flat Creek Trail between Ga. Highway 54 and Tyrone Road.

Religion Briefs 02/23/11

Unite 11 service is this Friday
The Eleventh Hour Call Church in Fayetteville will host its monthly Unite 11 service Friday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. at the Harvest Christian Community Center (HCCC). This month’s speaker will be the Rev. Glen B. Allen of Fayetteville’s Destiny Christian Center International. The series is designed to unite pastors and congregations in the greater Fayette County area through joint worship and powerful preaching. The HCCC is at 383 Fayette Place, behind La Hacienda restaurant. For more information, call the Rev. Wanda Hawkins, 770-461-2009. Read More»

LaRocca-Rowlett engagement

Emily Dawn LaRocca engaged to Michael James Rowlett

Mr. And Mrs. Roch LaRocca of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Dawn LaRocca, to Michael James Rowlett, son of Mr. And Mrs. Jim Rowlett of Cabot, Ark.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Janice W. Bolton of El Paso, Texas and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph LaRocca of San Antonio, Texas. She will graduate from the University of Arkansas in May of 2011 with a bachelor of science degree in landscape architecture. Read More»

Morelock-Patterson engagement

Shannon Nicole Morelock engaged to Steven Scott Patterson

Shane and Linette Morelock of Fayetteville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Shannon Nicole Morelock, to Steven Scott Patterson, son of Steve and Teresa Patterson, also of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mrs. Shirley Morelock and the late James Morelock of Fayetteville, Mrs. Ann Asinof of Fayetteville, and Harold and Pat Cox of Griffin. She is a 2005 graduate of Fayette County High School and a 2010 graduate of Kennesaw State University with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Read More»

Telemaque-Jones wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Jones

Kimberly Michelle Telemaque of Fayetteville and Harold Eugene Jones were married on Feb.11, 2011. Judge Joe Tinsley conducted the private ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs Powell of Houston, Texas.

The groom is the son of Mrs. Jones of Houston, Texas.

Linda Hearon of Fayetteville was maid of honor. Flowergirls were Daysha and Damaya Telemaque of Fayetteville. Demarcus Telemaque of Fayetteville served as best man.

Mr. and Mrs. Jones took a wedding trip to Orlando, Fla.

Maci Kayte Allen

Paul and Mandy Allen of Fayetteville announce the birth of their daughter, Maci Kayte. She was born on January 27, 2011 at 3:29pm at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. Maci weighed 7lbs, 7oz and was 19.75 inches long.

Grandparents are Kay Croxton of Fayetteville, David Croxton of McDonough, and Margaret & Phillip Allen of Amelia Island, Florida. Great grandmother is Mamie McLean of Fayetteville.

Maci was welcomed home by her big brother, Jaden and big sister, Rachel

Walter Eugene “Gene” Pierce, age 72, of Fayetteville

Walter Eugene “Gene” Pierce, age 72, of Fayetteville, died Friday, February 18, 2011.

Mr. Pierce was a member of the Georgia Outsiders Car Club and enjoyed attending the club meetings. He also enjoyed classic cars, hot rods and attending car shows, swap meets and auctions. However, he mostly enjoyed spending time with his family and boating on Lake Jackson.

Mr. Pierce was the founder and former owner/operator of the Atlanta Steel and Equipment Company of Jonesboro. Read More»