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Shop FFUMC’s Christmas Marketplace this Saturday

The 21st annual Christmas Marketplace will be held Nov. 6, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center in Fayetteville. The event is hosted by the United Methodist Women and will include more than 60 unique vendors, children’s clothing consignment, large bric-a-brac sale and homemade bake sale. Proceeds support church missions.

Donated items are still being accepted and may be dropped off at the church, 175 East Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54) in downtown Fayetteville. Read More»

Young gospel singing sensation to appear at Flat Creek Baptist

Logan Smith, the 13-year-old gospel singing sensation from Covington, will appear in concert at Flat Creek Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m.

Logan began singing at the age of seven and has appeared with the Gaither Homecoming Tour many times. He recorded his first CD, “The Journey Begins,” at the age of 10 and has since recorded several more.

The concert at Flat Creek is free and open to the community.

For more information on Logan go to www.logansmithministries.com or www.myspace.com/logan smithsings. Read More»

Griefshare for the holidays seminar planned at FFBC

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»

FFUMC’s Christmas Tour of Homes set for Dec. 5 & 6

The annual Christmas Tour of Homes, an annual major fundraiser for Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, is planned for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6, from 1 – 5 p.m.

Six beautiful homes within Fayette County will be on the tour this year, including restored historic dwellings, an ecologically friendly home, and the home of an interior designer.

Proceeds will go to Square Foot Ministry to assist in the completion of the Fayette Counseling Center. Read More»

FFUMC youth help build house in Alabama; serve homeless in Atlanta

The youth of Fayetteville First United Methodist Church participated in a unique mission experience Oct. 14 - 17. The group of 45 partnered with the Fuller Center and Square Foot Ministries to build a home which was once just a concrete slab in Lanett, Ala.

Following the build, they went to SafeHouse Outreach in downtown Atlanta to work with the homeless. Read More»

Religion Briefs 11/03/10

NHBC to host Fall Festival, car show
National Heights Baptist Church will be have a free fall festival and car show Saturday, Nov. 6, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Peach State Early Ford V-8 Club will feature antique Ford automobiles dating from the 1920s to the 1980s. Read More»

Sciera-Snyder engagement

Katherine Sciera engaged to Eric Snyder

John and Mary Sciera of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Sciera, to Eric Snyder, son of Percy Snyder of Greencastle, Ind. and Ms. Deborah Snyder, of Orlando, Fla.

The bride-to-be is a 1998 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and a 2001 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in natural resources and environmental science. She is a 2003 and 2008 graduate of Clemson University with both master’s and doctorate degrees in environmental toxicology. She currently works for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Atlanta. Read More»

Bartels-Buller wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Buller

Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Bartels of Peachtree City announce the marriage of their daughter, Erin Diane Bartels, to Thomas Stanley Buller, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Buller of Billings, Mont. The wedding took place at a Nuptial Mass on June 12, 2010 at the Newman Catholic Student Center on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Monsignor John Wall officiated. Read More»

Holt receives Military Excellence Award

Holt receives Military Excellence Award

Sr. Elwyn Holt Jr. a 2006 graduate of Sandy Creek High School enlisted in the United States Navy in 2009. He was awarded the The Military Excellence Award by the Captain of the Great Lakes Naval Base in a private ceremony. He was honored as the most deserving graduating recruit out of over a thousand recruits, because of his superlative leadership performance and athletic ability. He led his squad (division 298) in numerous accomplishments and together they were awarded many flags of achievement. Read More»

Mr. Robert "Bob" Ormsby, 76, of Peachtree City

Mr. Robert "Bob" Ormsby, 76, of Peachtree City, died October 30, 2010.

He enjoyed his grandchildren, golfing and gardening.

He is survived by his wife Pat Ormsby of Peachtree City; son Mike Ormsby of Newnan, GA; Jeff & Traci Ormsby of Tipton, Iowa; daughter Penny & Craig Steingraber of Sharpsburg, GA; son Todd & Stephani Ormsby of LaGrange, GA; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; brother Roger Ormsby and sisters Priscilla Kraft and Patty Essex, all of Davenport, Iowa. Read More»

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