For the FC Humane Society ...

Rev. Rita Henault, rector, presents the check to Sherry Vernick

Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville raised a record amount of $1,381 for the Fayette County Humane Society during the recent annual blessing of the animals. At right, the Rev. Rita Henault, rector, presents the check to Sherry Vernick, an organization volunteer and board member. Vernick is holding two puppies rescued from a shelter when they were two days old — Meryl, on the left, and Liberace. Photo/Special.

FUMC’s Christmas Marketplace set for Nov. 5 in Family Life Center

The 22nd annual Christmas Marketplace is Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Family Life Center. The event will feature more than 80 unique vendors, large bric-a-brac sale and homemade bake sale.

Shoppers can scour the marketplace for jewelry, carpentry, stained glass, monogramming, decorative art, smocked dresses, Christmas wreaths and other treasures.

The United Methodist Women will host the event and all profits support their missions. Donations may be dropped off at the church beginning Sunday, Oct. 30, until the sale. Read More»

PTCUMC to offer dual seminar for ‘Surviving the Holidays’

PTCUMC will present “Surviving the Holidays, ” a seminar for both GriefShare and DivorceCare, Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.

Seminars for GriefShare and DivorceCare will be held in separate rooms.

“This seminar is a helpful, encouraging seminar for people facing the holidays after a loved one’s death or after separation or divorce,” a spokesperson said. “The seminar features practical suggestions through video interviews with counselors, experts and other people who have experienced the holidays after facing these life changing experiences.” Read More»

Leave toys, food, clothing at CCC

Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 349 Kenwood Rd., Fayetteville, is a drop off point for Toys for Tots, non-perishable food and paper goods for Fayette Samaritans and is collecting coats and sweaters for the needy. Donors are asked to call in advance (770-460-9745) before dropping off any items to the church.

Religion Briefs 10/26/11

Free food available Thursday
The Real Life Center in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank will hold its next Mobile Food Pantry on Thursday Oct. 27 in the Dogwood Church parking lot at 975 Ga. Hwy. 74 North. A variety of food items will be distributed free of charge on a first come, first serve basis to families in need of food assistance. For more information contact the Real Life Center, 770-631-9334. The center, located in Tyrone, is open Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - noon and Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

COS will have Fall Fun Day Oct. 29 Read More»

Christian City’s Pancake Breakfast and Autumn Festival set for Saturday morning

The Children’s Village Chief Operating Officer Phil Kouns serving pancake breakfast customers. Photo/Special.

Christian City is hosting their annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 29 from 8-10 a.m. in the parking lot behind the Welcome Center of Christian City located at 7345 Red Oak Road in Union City. Tickets are only $5 and includes a delicious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, coffee, and juice all of which are served to you by the dedicated house parents and employees of The  Children’s Village.

Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling The Children’s Village at 770-964-3309 or on Saturday at the door. Read More»

Breakfast with Dad

Breakfast with Dad

North Fayette Elementary held its annual Breakfast with Dad in October. Pictured are Winston Eason and his son, second grader Tyler Eason, sharing some special time together. Moms were not left out; NFES’s Breakfast with Mom was earlier this year. Photo/Special.

Market Day and Pumpkin festival in Fayetteville

Fayetteville Main Street and the Pumpkin People are planning a variety of family events and opportunities for local residents on Saturday, October 29 in Downtown Fayetteville.

Starting at the Gazebo at 10 a.m., residents can shop at an extended Market Day that runs until 6 p.m. With over 106 vendors, this will be the largest Market Day so far for 2011.

Joyce Waits, Main Street Coordinator, says that this year’s Market Days have been the best so far since starting this monthly event in 2008. Read More»

Annual Civitan Chili Challenge this Saturday

The Line Creek Civitan Club and the Georgia District Civitan Foundation will host the Civitan Great Chili Challenge at Shakerag Knoll in Peachtree City from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 29. This year the Chili Challenge will be held in cooperation with the Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater’s Not So Frightful Storytelling & Halloween Party. Read More»

Church bikers visit recovering bishop

Church bikers visit recovering bishop

Members of the motorcycling community at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg took their first ride together, which included a stop at the home of Bishop John Holloway and family. The group left Christ the King after morning services on Sunday, Oct. 16, and made the 40-mile ride to the city of Griffin. Father Jason administered Holy Eucharist to the Holloway family. John Holloway served as the Bishop of the Diocese of the Mid-South from 1997 until June 2007 when he suffered a massive stroke. Read More»