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COS announces special services

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will celebrate the festival of the Transfiguration of Our Lord this weekend.

The Christ Our Shepherd Brass will play preludes at the Sunday morning sanctuary services, and they will join the choir, handbells, organ, piano and congregation in offering a new anthem of praise. The high school clown troupe will provide children’s sermons.

Ash Wednesday services are at 12:15 and 7 p.m. on March 9. A soup supper is provided before the evening service.

The church is on the corner of Ga. Highway 54 and Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.

Lenten services begin with Ash Wednesday at Church of Nativity

The Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville will mark the beginning of Lent with three special services Wednesday, March 9.

The Holy Eucharist, including the liturgy for Ash Wednesday with imposition of ashes, will be celebrated at 7 a.m., noon, and 7 p.m. that day.

Beginning on March 16 and running through April 13, Church of the Nativity will conduct special Wednesday night Lenten programs. They will include a brief worship service at 7 p.m., a soup and bread supper at 7:30 p.m., followed by discussions on the theme of “Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts.” Read More»

Old-fashioned gospel sings will continue in Grantville

The old-fashioned gospel singings, formerly held at the Old Train Depot in Grantville, are now being held at the First Baptist Church in Grantville. Singings are hosted each forth Friday and Saturday night and are free.

The next singings will be on Friday, March 25 at 7 p.m. and will feature Voices of Grace from Columbus, Tonya Bean of Columbus, and One Accord, also from Columbus.

Saturday’s singing, March 26, will be at 7 p.m. and will feature The Paul Family from Buchanan, Through the Fire from Montgomery, Ala., and DeWayne Cook from Grantville. Read More»

‘Life Groups’ are for all ages at FFC

Fayette Family Church on Ga. Highway 54 recently started several new group ministries which are free and open to the community.

Called “Life Groups,” they run weekly through May 7.

Classes and activities include a cooking class taught by the pastry chef at Frank’s Old Mill, an exercise class for all ages, a weight loss class, Bible studies for the English and Hispanic communities, marriage groups, prayer groups, and several more.

Signups may be done on the church website, fayettefamilychurch.org, or by phone, 770-461-6235.

Religion Briefs 03/02/11

Edgefield mid-week revival is tonight
The Edgefield Church Family invites the entire community to attend the Mid-Week Revival Wednesday, March 2 at 7 p.m. Edgefield is at 140 Church St. in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, call the church, 770-461-7388. Elder Eddie Thomas is senior pastor.

Gospel Quartet Explosion set for March 5 Read More»

Gaissert-Braley engagement

Melanie Claire engaged to Ronald Brian Braley

Mr. and Mrs. Elwyn L. Gaissert II of Alpharetta announce the engagement of their daughter, Melanie Claire, to Ronald Brian Braley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Braley of Fayetteville. Read More»

Ferris-High engagement

Jamie Christine Ferris engaged to David Jayson High

Mr. and Mrs. James Ferris of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Christine Ferris of Newnan, to David Jayson High, also of Newnan, son of Jeff High of Lawson, Missouri and Lois Bernard of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be attended The University of West Georgia and is currently employed at the law office of Bruce Hagen, Attorney at Law in Decatur.

The groom-elect is a graduate of The University of West Georgia. He is currently a corporal serving with the Peachtree City Police Department. Read More»

Kalins-DeMuth engagement

Rachel Nicole Kalins engaged to Joshua Kyle DeMuth

Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey C. Kalins of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel Nicole Kalins, to Joshua Kyle DeMuth, son of Mr. and Mrs. John DeMuth of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Gumble of Pennsylvania and of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kalins of Florida. She is a 2006 graduate of Starr’s Mill High School and a 2010 graduate of the State University of West Georgia where she received her bachelor’s degree in early childhood education. Read More»

Gaddis-Linn engagement

Haleigh Amanda Gaddis engaged to Christopher Gary Linn

Mr. and Mrs. Randall C. Gaddis of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Haleigh Amanda Gaddis, to Christopher Gary Linn, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary W. Linn of Dalton.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Catherine Sarah Gaddis of Christian City and Mrs. Hester Huggins and the late Carlis Huggins of Morrow. She is also a 2003 graduate of Fayette County High School. She is currently employed at Academy Mortgage Corporation in Sandy Springs. Read More»

Students learn that ‘Manners Matter’

In the back row, from left, are Olivia Birkhead, Haley Grayson, Madison Heflin and Kate Phillipp. In the middle row are Caroline Conner, Brittany Rice, Camryn Ruff and Katie Stone. Seated are  Kathryn Addison Greenberg, Pam Reid and Anika Gouhl. Photo/Special.

Learning good manners and performing community service were both on the menu Saturday, Feb. 12 for several Spring Hill Elementary students.  The young women participated in a protocol and etiquette workshop for 4th and 5th grade girls.  The workshop was titled “Manners Matter!”  The workshop was conducted at the Fayetteville home of the Fayette Youth Protection Homes (FYPH), which received the proceeds from the event.  Read More»

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