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Inman represented at Wesley Walk

L-R, Martha Kozisek, Betty Workman, Joni Janssen, Judy Rhoem (IUMC’s Walk Coordinator) holdingTeddy, and Catherine Evans. On the back row, L-R, are AmyRuth Stevens, Jolynn Stevens (director of music), Ed Rhoem, Alec Marlow, Herm Janssen (men’s club president), Scott Marlow, Jared Evans (youth pastor), and Evan Marlow.

Inman United Methodist Church was represented well at the recent 4th Annual Wesley Speedway Walk for Others with 14 adults, two youth, and Teddy, Mollie, and Lucky, canine members, participating. Proceeds will benefit the Wesley Community Centers, including Camp Wesley for children, Project Extend home repairs for the elderly, and The Bethlehem Senior Center. For more information about the church, visit www.inmanmethodist.org. Shown at left, front row, L-R, Martha Kozisek, Betty Workman, Joni Janssen, Judy Rhoem (IUMC’s Walk Coordinator) holdingTeddy, and Catherine Evans. Read More»

Square Foot Ministry’s yard sale is this Saturday

Square Foot Ministry (SFM), a ministry of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) and local non-profit organization, is seeking donated items for its annual yard sale planned for Saturday, May 21. The yard sale will be in the parking lot and Family Life Center of FFUMC from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday only.

Items that will be accepted include furniture, books, jewelry., small appliances, knick-knacks, toys, linens, sporting equipment and household goods in good, saleable condition. Read More»

Heritage Christian to host WinShape C3 Day Camp

Registration is now open for Winshape C3 Camp, which will be hosted by Heritage Christian Church, July 11-15. The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade. Camp runs from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Cost is $179 for a full week of camp. A deposit of $50 is due upon registration.

C3 combines sports and recreation, arts, Bible study and worship for a truly unforgettable week of life change. Read More»

Whitewater senior, other Heritage Christian members head for Haiti

Graham Geyer, Whitewater High School senior, with the children of Haiti. Geyer and others from Heritage Christian in Fayetteville, traveled to Haiti as a pre-mission scouting trip. Photo/Special.

Despite the U.S. State Departments travel warnings about Haiti, Whitewater High senior Graham Geyer decided not to let the warnings deter his spring break plans. Geyer along with four adults from the Fayette County area traveled to Port-au-Prince as part of a fact-finding mission for an upcoming mission trip in June.

“We went there to visit the orphanage and see the “tent city” we are going to be working at in June,” Geyer said, “The orphanage has 120 children and about half of the kids have mild to severe disabilities and the tent city is filled with children. It’s very sad.” Read More»

SUMC, Optimists provide aid for Meriwether disaster victims

The Rev. Nathaniel Long of Senoia UMC hands a box of “Cuties” citrus fruit to Tony Bell of the Senoia Optimist Club. Food and supplies were delivered to the Manchester First UMC for Meriwether County disaster victims. Photo/Special.

Senoia United Methodist Church and the Senoia Optimist Club have turned their energies to helping the children and youth effected by the latest series of harsh weather.

Taking direction from Manchester First United Methodist Church, the two groups have combined their resources. The Senoia Optimist Club provided the funds to purchase the supplies to fee 400 students at Mountain View Elementary School outside Manchester. The school is gone but all students were receiving free breakfast and lunch due to the poverty level in this particular area. Read More»

Religion Briefs 05/18/11

Georgia Singers concert is May 22
Georgia Singers spring concert will be held this Sunday, May 22 at 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City. The concert is free. Georgia Singers is a community choral organization for women from grades 7 through college-age and beyond, under the direction of nationally recognized conductor, Dr. Franklin Green and accompanied by Rick Massengale. First Presbyterian is on Willowbend Road just off Ga. Highway. 54 in the heart of Peachtree City.

Brooks UMC plans blood drive May 23 Read More»

Piester-Demerly engagement

Jessica Lynne Piester engaged to Adam Ross Demerly

Mr. and Mrs. Todd Piester of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Lynne Piester, to Adam Ross Demerly, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Demerly of Lawrenceville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Piester of Chatham, N.Y., and Helen Hartman of Morgantown, Pa., and the late Robert Hartman. She is a graduate of The University of Georgia, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in biological science. She currently is employed by the University of Georgia as a lab technician and will be starting her master’s for science education in the fall. Read More»

Rickie Lamar Davis, age 53

Mr. Rickie Lamar Davis, age 53 of Brooks, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2011 at his residence.

Mr. Davis was born on October 27, 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Sylvester Davis and the late Mary Peters Davis. He was also preceded in death by his brother Harry Davis.

Survivors include his brothers and sister-in-law, Gene and Judy Davis, Vester Davis; sisters and brother-in-law, Sue Gardner, Judy and Ralph Porter; several nieces and nephews. Read More»

Johnny N. Head, 73, of Peachtree City

Johnny N. Head, 73, of Peachtree City, died Sunday, May 15, 2011 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta.

He was born in Jacksonville, FL on February 25, 1938. He is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force where he served four years as an electrical engineer. Upon leaving the Air Force, he went into the pre-stressed concrete business where he remained until retirement. Read More»

Mr. Bobby McWilliams, 78, of Sharpsburg

Mr. Bobby McWilliams, 78, of Sharpsburg, went to be with his Lord on May 14, 2011, surrounded by his loved ones at his home.

He was preceded in death by his wife Carolyn Whatley McWilliams.

He is survived by his daughter Diane & Eddie Morgan of Tyrone and his son Jimmy & Cindy Kelly of Tyrone; grandchildren David & Melissa Stapp, Courtney Morgan, Cassie Valentin, Michelle Bias, Tiffany Pate and David Scott Arrington; great-granddaughters Hayley Stapp and Jaelyn Bias. Read More»

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