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Mr. Oliver Clyde “O.C.” Hendrix, Jr., 79, of Fayetteville

Mr. Oliver Clyde “O.C.” Hendrix, Jr., 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on July 11, 2011.

Mr. Hendrix was a member and past president of the Fayette Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. He was also a member of Fayetteville 1st United Methodist Church where he served as an usher. He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Read More»

Couple celebrates 70 years together

A.U. Williams and his bride Margaret smile at the prospect of their 70th anniversary to be observed at their church, McDonough Road Baptist. Photo/Michael Boylan.

Austin Williams met his future wife, Margaret, at an outdoor skating rink in College Park in 1940. They were both 17 years old.

At five minutes to 9 p.m., the staff flashed the lights, alerting the skaters of the approaching curfew. Austin, known as A.U. to his friends, asked Margaret if he could walk her home. She lived a block away and agreed.

When they reached her house, A.U. asked if he could see her again. She said yes. Read More»

Ask Father Paul 07/13/11

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Answers to your questions about life, religion and the Bible

Pastors get some of the most interesting questions from people they meet and people in their congregations. Here are a few that I have gotten over the years and via email for this column. Read More»

Grace Flock Band announces upcoming performances

GraceFlock Band’s travel group includes (L to R) seated, Kathy Rothfusz and Susan Summers; standing, Lans Rothfusz, Christine Pederson, Karl Dietmeyer, Brandon Rothfusz, Mark Summers, Frank Trembley, Penny Kahley, and Gary Pederson. Photo/Special.

GraceFlock Band from Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will play a concert on July 17 at All Saints Lutheran Church in Lilburn. The band will also play on Aug. 6 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Alpharetta and on Aug. 12 at The Frederick W. Brown Amphitheater in Peachtree City. The band has produced three compact discs of all-original music, and they lead music every Sunday at a 10:50 a.m. worship service. Read More»

Flat Creek will host ‘Mighty Men of God’ conference August 5 & 6

Flat Creek Baptist Church will host a “Mighty Men of God” conference Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5 and 6, for all men of the community age 12 and older. The conference will feature Dr. Paul David Freed, minister, author, publisher and TV personality, who will speak on manhood, fatherhood, sonship, leadership and friendship principles, and workplace issues.

On Friday, doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the conference scheduled from 6:45 - 9:30 p.m.

On Saturday, coffee and doughnuts will be available at 8 a.m., with the conference scheduled from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Read More»

Pregnancy Resource Center gets ‘Monday Mission’ help from youth

Katie Alldredge sorts baby clothing at the Pregnancy Resource Center. Photo/Special.

Several members of the youth group from Rolling Hills Baptist Church, along with parents, recently participated in a “Monday Mission” at the Pregnancy Resource Center in Fayetteville. The group sorted clothing, packaged diapers for distribution, cleaned toys, and miscellaneous other tasks that the staff at the PRC needed help with.

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

PTCUMC, Providence UMC will offer Financial Peace University

Providence United Methodist Church and Peachtree City United Methodist Church will offer Dave Ramsey’s “Financial Peace University,” a 13-week class, starting in August.

The class seeks to help individuals get out of debt and learn to manage finances. The average participant has eliminated $5,300 of debt and saved $2,300 in those 13 weeks.

The PTCUMC class meets Sundays beginning Aug. 14 from 4-6:30 p.m.

The Providence UMC class meets Wednesdays beginning Aug. 17, from 6:30– 8:30 p.m. The cost for class materials is $80, and free childcare is provided. Read More»

New Hope, Dogwood churches partner for WinShape C3 camps

Registration is still open for Winshape Camps C3, which will be hosted by New Hope Baptist and Dogwood Church, July 25-29. 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. at New Hope North Campus, 551 New Hope Road, Fayetteville (770 461-4337). 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.

To be considered for a full or partial scholarship, call Dogwood Church, 770-487-6691. Read More»

Clayton U. will host Sacred Harp Singing School Friday, Saturday

Clayton State University’s Spivey Hall will host its Sacred Harp Singing School on Friday, July 15 and Saturday, July 16. Read More»

Ladies’ tea will raise funds for local Fayette, Coweta charities

Ladies in the Coweta-Fayette community are invited to a regional ladies tea to be held on Saturday, July 30, from noon until 2 p.m. at Fayette Family Church, 1725 Ga. Hwy, 54 West, Fayetteville. The event is a fund raiser for local Coweta and Fayette ministry charities that have been hurt by the recession the past couple of years. Some of the those include the Coweta Pregnancy Services, Hope House, Airport Chaplains, local food banks, Pathway Homes for Girls and many more.

The tea is sponsored by local women of faith, who want to include as many women as possible from the two counties. Read More»

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