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All Saints Anglican hires new Christian Education director

Some of the young people of All Saints Anglican Church welcome Jessica Greiner as the new director of Christian education. From left are Greiner, Dorothy Murphy, Kylee Greiner and Madeline Fry. Photo/Special.

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City has hired Jessica Greiner as its new director of Christian education.

Greiner will develop and supervise a variety of youth programs and events to include seasonal pageants, music camp, retreats, mission trips, discipleship, outreach projects, youth fellowship, Sunday School and Children‘s Chapel.

All Saints Rector Rev. Michael Fry said of Greiner, “We are most pleased to welcome Jessica to our staff. Her energy and enthusiasm will be vital to the success of this important ministry.” Read More»

COS Children’s Christmas musical set for this Sunday

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will present a children’s Christmas musical on Sunday, Dec. 5, in the sanctuary at 6 p.m.

“The Best Christmas Present Ever” tells the story of a group of children who plan a birthday party for Jesus, and then try to publicize it on television.

The cast is headlined by Emily McDowell, Natalie Robichaux, Lindsey Poff, Morgan Wiese, Jessica Knowles, Ansley Jacobson, Ashleigh Shriner, Michael King, Carson Robichaux, and Cassie Crosby.

The Wise Men are portrayed by Joshua Hiatt, Nolan Robichaux, Hunter Watson, and Colin Comiskey. Read More»

Help decorate Veterans’ tree with personalized Christmas balls

The Civitans and United Daughters of the Confederacy are offering the community an opportunity to help decorate this year’s Veterans’ Christmas Tree in Fayetteville with personalized Christmas ornaments.

The tree will be placed in front of the Fayetteville Log Cabin and will be decorated with 6-8-inch Christmas balls. Individuals may purchase these ornaments for $10 in memory or in honor of a veteran. The name, rank, branch of service and date served will be printed on each ornament. The ornaments will be available for pickup after the holidays. Read More»

Religion Briefs 12/01/10

St. Paul announces Advent services
Christmas Mid-week Advent Services will be held Dec. 1 and Dec. 8 with two service times, 5 and 7 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. On Dec. 15, Advent Worship will consist of a Children’s Christmas Program at 7 p.m. No dinner will be served. St. Paul is at 700 Ardenlee Parkway in Peachtree City. For more information, call the church office, 770-487-0339.

Inman UMC will host auction, breakfast Read More»

Turner-Beckett wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Turner

Mindy Lynne Turner and Adam Preston Beckett were married on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010, at their lake home on Pine Lake in West Point. The Rev. Paul Fredette of Boston, Mass., uncle of the groom, performed the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Kenneth G. and Lynda Turner of Peachtree City. She is the granddaughter of John D. English and the late Jean Y. English of Peachtree City and Donna D. Turner and the late Kenneth G. Turner, Sr. of Sharpsburg. Read More»

Samaritans Top Ten for December

The Fayette Samaritans is a non-profit organization dedicated to the food and clothing needs of Fayette Countians.
Their needs for December is as follows:
• Cereal
• Pasta
• Diapers size 5 & 6
• Jelly
• Dry Beans
• Canned meat
• Juice
• Toilet paper
• Canned veggies
• Canned fruit

Their clothing needs include men and boys jeans.

The facility is located at 125 Hickory Rd., next to Fayetteville Christian Church. It is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to noon. Call them at 770-719-2707.

Rosemary Gilmore Beebe, 66, of Fayetteville

Rosemary Gilmore Beebe, 66, of Fayetteville, died November 29, 2010, after an extended illness.

Born on February 13, 1944 in Clarksville, Tenn., she was the only child of Henry and Evie Morrison Gilmore. It was in Clarksville that Rosemary, in 1964, met Ken, a career soldier stationed at nearby Fort Campbell, Kentucky. A year after his return from Vietnam they were married and began a series of assignments to various posts. Read More»

Peeples students ‘Smile’

Peeples students ‘Smile’

Second graders from Peeples Elementary School sing “Smile” in celebration of the life of Mary Evelyn King, the 8-year-old who recently lost her battle to cancer, at the Relay for Life Kickoff. The event took place in Peachtree City Nov. 21. The annual Fayette County Relay for Life will take place at Falcon Field in Peachtree City on Apr. 29, 2011. Photo/Special.

Reverend John “Maurice” Fain, 82, of Jonesboro

Reverend John “Maurice” Fain, 82, of Jonesboro, died November 25, 2010.

He was a guidance counselor for 23 years for Fayette County High School and was an interim pastor, mission pastor for the Eastside Baptist Church of Riverdale and First Baptist Church of Peachtree City and pastor for numerous other churches in the Atlanta South Metro area. The last 10 years, Rev. Fain was the director of prison ministry at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro.

He was preceded in death by his parents Jack and Betsy Fain, grandson Andrew Harrison Battle, one brother, and two sisters. Read More»

James “Marvin” Melear, 82, of Ringold

James “Marvin” Melear, 82, of Ringold, GA died November 22, 2010.

He is survived by his son Alton L. Melear of Hoschton, GA; granddaughter Jessica Lauren Melear of Hoschton; grandson Sgt. Brady Alton and Tammy Melear; great-grandchildren Brayden Lane Melear and Preston Andrew Melear; sisters Dorothy Stephens of Chattahoochee Hills and Edna Mitchell; and brothers Kenneth Melear of Fayetteville and Harvey Melear of Fairburn. Read More»