Community

Griefshare for the holidays seminar planned at Fayetteville First Baptist

Fayetteville First Baptist Church will host a free seminar entitled, “GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays” Tuesday, Nov. 16, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church’s worship center, 205 Stonewall Ave. (one block from the Fayette County Courthouse), Fayetteville.

Childcare will be provided if needed.

The seminar is for those facing the holidays after a loved one’s death and features practical suggestions and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, grief experts, and others who have experienced this particular type of grief. Read More»

Bethlehem Baptist will host ‘Male Chorus Night’ Nov. 13

Bethlehem Baptist Church will hold its annual “Male Chorus Night” on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m.

Male choruses from a number of churches in this area will be participating in this fun evening of worship. Everyone is invited.Expect the event to last approximately two hours.

Bethlehem is at 475 Dividend Dr., Peachtree City. For more information, contact Deacon Robert Cofer at croberth@bellsouth.net.

Brooks UMC plans barbecue, bake sale, thrift shop sale November 20

Members of Brooks United Methodist Church invite the community to attend their annual fall barbeque, bake sale and bonanza sale at the church gym Saturday, Nov. 20.

The men will be serving pork barbeque by the plate with all the trimmings.The ladies will have home made baked goods for sale to compliment this year’s Thanksgiving meal. The Second Chance Thrift Shop will be there with great bargains.

All Thrift Shop proceeds benefit local, state, and world missions.

The barbeque will be held from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Thrift Shop Bonanza will be open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Read More»

Hopewell UMC members prepare health kits for UMCOR

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone collected hand towels, wash cloths, nail clippers, combs, toothbrushes, soap, and bandages to make health kits for people who are displaced because of natural disasters.

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) stores these health kits in a warehouse so they can be ready to ship to disaster areas.

The congregation met for supper on Wednesday, Oct. 6, to celebrate the end of the collection period. Hopewell assembled 200 health kits and shipped them to UMCOR to help with the next disaster. Read More»

Northrup baptism

Shown above (L-R) are Christopher and Rebecca Northrup and Bishop David Epps. Photo/Special.

Rebecca Reese Northrup, daughter of Christopher and Angela Northrup of Senoia, recently received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism during Sunday services at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg. Maternal grandparents Roger and Julie Risty of Sioux Falls, S.D. and paternal grandparents Walter and Gloria Sams of Athens, Ga., were present for the occasion. The child was baptized by Bishop David Epps with the father and both grandfathers assisting. Also present was Rebecca’s older brother Aidan. Shown above (L-R) are Christopher and Rebecca Northrup and Bishop David Epps. Photo/Special.

Religion Briefs 11/10/10

Rolling Hills Baptist has new location
Rolling Hills Baptist Church recently sold its building and property to devote more resources to missions. The congregation currently worships on Sunday mornings at 9:45 a.m. at the Cinemark Tinseltown 17 Movie Theater in the Fayetteville Pavilion. For more information on Rolling Hills, see the website at http://WheresTheSteeple.org.

Bethany Craft Sale tables available Read More»

Mrs. Sun A. Davison of Tyrone

Mrs. Sun A. Davison of Tyrone passed away November 7, 2010.  She is survived by her husband, John E. Davison of Tyrone; mother, Wan Chon Yi of Olympia, WA; daughters, Kyong M. Veal of Fairburn; Anna M. Lewis of Olympia, WA; brother, Sun Chol Yi of Olympia, WA; sister, Chong Hyon Kim of Olympia, WA; grandchildren, Cayla Nicole Joiner; Hannah Renay Veal and Abigail Elizabeth Veal. Read More»

Mrs. Marilyn Anne Sullivan of Peachtree City

Mrs. Marilyn Anne Sullivan of Peachtree City died November 5, 2010.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children, Terrance and Kathy Sullivan, Mary and Gary D. Crouse, Laura and Mark Russell, and Arthur Sullivan; grandchildren Michelle Crouse, Amy Crouse, Alexandria Russell, Jennifer Sullivan, Michael Sullivan, Cynthia Sullivan, Gregory Sullivan, Stephen Sullivan, and Will Sullivan; great grandchildren Jesse Sullivan and Erica Sullivan. Read More»

Gloria Dean Lynn, 70, of Fayetteville

Gloria Dean Lynn, 70, of Fayetteville passed away November 6, 2010.

Mrs. Lynn worked for 23 years at Christian City.

Survivors include daughters Teresa & Glenn Lebby of Palm Coast FL and Laurie Lynn of Fayetteville; grandchildren Stephanie & Mark Williams of Ormond Beach, FL, Michael Lebby, Matthew Lebby, Jennifer Lebby all of Palm Coast FL., and Megan Browder of Fayetteville; great grandson Ashton Williams of Ormond Beach, FL. Read More»

Mrs. Irene Mary Collier, 74, of Fayetteville

Mrs. Irene Mary Collier, a resident of Dogwood Forrest Assisted Living in Fayetteville, GA , passed away on November 4, 2010 at the age of 74.

Mrs. Collier was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church and a long time Special Needs educator in both Clayton and Fayette counties.

She was preceded in death by her husband James Collier and a daughter Mary Bucco. Read More»

Recent Comments