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All Saints Anglican recreates processional into Jerusalem

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City celebrated Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week last Sunday with a processional commemorating the arrival of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem on the back of a donkey. From left, the Rev. Michael Fry, William Fry and “Monty” the donkey. Photo/Freddy Burdeshaw.

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City last Sunday began Holy Week celebrating the triumphal arrival of Jesus Christ on a donkey into Jerusalem. The service featured an outdoor processional that included a donkey, the Liturgy of the palms, “Roman soldiers” and chanting songs of praise.

During the service, Holy Communion was served and children read the Gospel account of Jesus’ betrayal, conviction and death.

At the conclusion of the service, those attending left the sanctuary in silence as the disciples themselves left Calvary in a state of confusion and dismay. Read More»

GriefShare starts May 5 in PTC

Beginning May 5, Peachtree City United Methodist Church will offer GriefShare each Thursday night from 6:30 – 8 p.m.

GriefShare is a Christ-centered Biblically based support group for anyone who has lost a loved one.

It is open to anyone in the community and surrounding area who has lost a spouse, child, a parent, a sibling or a close friend.

GriefShare is led by facilitators who understand the grief process and want to help. All facilitators have experienced the loss of a loved one and can identify with the emotions that result from the grief process. Read More»

CDM to host free seminar

Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM) will host a free seminar called The Power and Purpose of the Average Church, Saturday, April 30, from 1 -3 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Jack Eldred. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/20/11

PTC Presbyterian plans rummage sale
First Presbyterian Church will have a rummage sale to help the youth go on a mission trip to Chattanooga for the second year in a row. The sale will be held Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. First Presbyterian is at 206 Willowbend Rd., near City Hall and the Peachtree City Library.

St. Christopher’s will host tea Read More»

Kendall-Prestidge - engagement

Taryn Marie Kendall engaged to Micheal Todd Prestidge

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kendall of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Taryn Marie Kendall, to Micheal Todd Prestidge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Prestidge of Marietta.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Fayette County High School and the Medical College of Georgia where she earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing. She is currently working at Brightmoor Hospice in Griffin and is attending Georgia State University where she will graduate as a nurse practitioner in 2012. Read More»

McCormick-King engagement

Megan Leigh McCormick engaged to Mark Adam King

Mr. and Mrs. Jack McCormick of Brooks announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Leigh McCormick, to Mark Adam King, son of John and Karen King of Atlanta.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Fayette County High School, Mercer University, and will receive her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Georgia in August 2011. She is currently completing her clinical residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. where she has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship. Read More»

Richards-Matthews engagement

Lyndsey Mae Richards engaged to Daryl Wayne Matthews

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Richards of Brooks announce the engagement of their daughter, Lyndsey Mae Richards, to Daryl Wayne Matthews, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Matthews of Brooks.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Wayne Richards of Fayetteville and the late Jean Richards, and Ralph Bedley of Greensboro and the late Eleanor Bedley. She is a 2006 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and will graduate from Georgia College and State University in May 2011 with a bachelor of science degree in middle grades education, concentrating in science and language arts. Read More»

Swimming with 'Shark's

Peachtree City couple gets investment in ‘Ride On Carry On’

ABC’s “Shark Tank” puts entrepreneurs in front of five investors. They get a chance to pitch their product and the investors, or “sharks” grill them and will invest if they like what they hear. Peachtree City residents Darryl Lenz and her husband, Randy, pitched their product, the “Ride On Carry On” in a recent episode and got what exactly what they were asking for, a 25 percent equity in the business for an investment of $50,000. The shark that liked the idea was Barbara Corcoran.

“I can see these things selling like hot cakes,” she said after hearing about the product. Read More»

Mrs. Olga Jean Mask, 79, of McDonough

Mrs. Olga Jean Mask, 79, of McDonough died Thursday, April 14, 2011.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Bessie Smith; brothers, Al, Sam and Ed Smith; sisters Frances McMichen and Helen Newton. Read More»

Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Charles Clemens Beisel, 75, of Fayetteville

Lieutenant-Colonel (Retired) Charles Clemens Beisel of Fayetteville, Georgia, passed away on April 15, 2011 at the age of 75. Read More»