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Liberty Baptist announces Holy Week, Easter activities

The 2011 Holy Week is fast approaching at Liberty Baptist Church. Members will start the weeklong emphasis on Palm Sunday, April 17, with the Celebration Choir’s presentation of “The Cross.”

There will be no Midweek activities on Wednesday so that everyone can attend the annual Seder Supper on Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Contact the church office to make reservations, 770-461-5644.

New this year will be the Good Friday worship celebration on April 22 at 7 p.m. which will be an encore presentation of “The Cross” from the Celebration Choir. Read More»

CDM plans ‘Blackout’ service

Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), located at 114 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host a Good Friday “Blackout” Service on Friday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. Prophet Kirby Clements will be the guest speaker. The host pastor is Pastor Timothy Frazier.

“We will be celebrating the Passover season and the Passion Week of Christ,” Frazier said. “We will have a time of prayer, communion, and ministry to the Lord. We are asking everyone to wear all black attire in remembrance of Good Friday.” Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/06/11

Lenten lunches continue
Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will continue with its Lenten Lunch program each Wednesday at noon, featuring a light lunch and short message from a different speaker each week. Lunches are $2 and are provided by the FFUMC Circle groups. The church is across from the Fayette County Courthouse in downtown Fayetteville.

St. Paul Lutheran hosts mid-week services Read More»

Page-Keaton engagement

Stephany Dorothea Page engaged to Nathan Hill Keaton

Debbie Jane Page of Lithia Springs, and Michael George Page of Canton announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephany Dorothea Page, to Nathan Hill Keaton, son of Susie Keaton and the late Chris Keaton of Fayetteville. Read More»

Hupperich-Voight engagement

Kelly Margot Hupperich engaged to Daniel John Voight

Mr. and Mrs. Peter K. Hupperich of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Margot Hupperich, to Daniel John Voight, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Voight of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and is studying early childhood education at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah. She will graduate in December 2011. Read More»

Giving thanks at Chris Landreau fund-raiser

Giving thanks at Chris Landreau fund-raiser

Coweta County firefighter Chris Landreau speaks to the large group of participants attending a bike ride fundraiser in his honor held March 26 in Newnan. The ride began at Hooter’s where the parking lot Saturday morning was packed with riders from Coweta, Fayette and counties across west and southwest metro Atlanta. Landreau has been diagnosed with Stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Tree Man at the Art of Green

Tree Man at the Art of Green

Tree (Man) in the road — No, it’s not an Ent from Lord of the Rings. It’s “Tree Man” Todd Key, the Buford resident who attended the annual Art of Green event in Senoia last weekend. The Art of Green always brings a host of creative arts works from a variety of local artists to Senoia each year. This year they were joined by Key’s version of “walking art.” Photo/Ben Nelms.

2011 Breast Cancer 1-Day Walk in PTC’s Picnic Park

2011 Breast Cancer 1-Day Walk in PTC’s Picnic Park

The 2011 Breast Cancer 1-Day Walk held recently at Picnic Park in Peachtree City was a fund-raiser for the Breast Cancer Survivor’s Network. Attended by the 400 that registered, along with a wealth of family members accompanying them, the event raised money that will only go to meet the needs of local cancer patients in Coweta, Fayette and surrounding counties. For more information visit www.bcsurvivorsnetwork.org. Photo/Ben Nelms.

Martha Louise Brittain, 90, of Fayetteville

Martha Louise Brittain, 90, of Fayetteville, formerly of Forest Park, died March 29, 2011.

She is survived by son Bill (Barbara) Brittain of Catlettsburg, KY; daughter Paulette (Mike) Jones of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; sister Margaret Repp of Newton, IA; and daughter-in-law Glenda Brittain of Orlando, FL. Read More»

Batson-Cook Construction raises $50,000 for The Children’s Village at Christian City

Batson-Cook Construction raises $50,000 for The Children’s Village at Christian City

Batson-Cook Construction hosted their annual “Clays For A Cause” charity clay shoot on March 18 at Cherokee Rose in Griffin, Ga. The event raised $50,000 for the Children’s Village and directly benefits the abandoned, abused, and neglected children that live in the cottages at Christian City. Christian City has been caring for children in need since 1965. Over 1,000 children have called Christian City “home.” For more information about the Children’s Village, please visit www.christiancity.org. Read More»