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Warm clothing needed for foster care children

Warm clothing needed for foster care children

Gracie’s Closet, the clothing and supply resource center of Fayette Youth Protection Homes, Inc. (FYPH), is in need of new or gently used children's clothing (babies through teenage sizes).  The clothing will be given to local children living in foster care and the organization’s residential group home, the Friday-Johnson Home.
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October is Clergy Appreciation Month

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Are you appreciating your staff?

Since 1994, the folks at Focus on the Family have led churches to emphasize “Clergy Appreciation Month” and show appreciation to their pastors and staff year round, but especially during the month of October.

Why? Because it’s biblical. The apostle Paul wrote in I Timothy 5:17, “The elders who direct the affairs of the church well are worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching.” Read More»

Angel Food: Help for needy families

The Summit Church in Fayette County is a local distribution area for Angel Food Ministries.

Angel Food Ministries (www.angelfoodministries.com), an organization dedicated to providing affordable, high-quality food to those in need, offers relief to families in 45 states.

Angel Food provides individuals and families with fresh, brand name food for a fraction of the retail price. By purchasing food in bulk, directly from some of the top suppliers in the country, food is discounted by up to 50 percent of retail. Read More»

CTK celebrates anniversary, welcomes new members

New members (L-R, first row) Rhianna Benson; Rainee Lyn Head; Angela Northrup; Marie Safreed; Ruth Dickinson, Leta Dickinson, Seth Dickinson, Susanne Dickinson, and Isaac Dickinson. SEcond row (L-R) Melissa Benson, Kyle Benson; Chris Northrup, Senoia; Steve Safreed; Paul Dickinson, and David Dickinson. Third row, clergy (L-R) Deacon Bill Shelton; Deacon Jim Gardner, Tyrone; Deacon David Neece, Bishop David Epps; Deacon Scott Quinn; Deacon Tony McGee; Deacon James Taylor.

The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg celebrated the church’s 14th anniversary by confirming or receiving several new members.

The church began in a living room with 19 people in 1996 and relocated to the chapel of Carmichael-Hemperley Funeral Home in Peachtree City for six years.

The congregation then occupied its new sanctuary and a fellowship hall and classroom were later added at the location on Ga. Highway 34 in Coweta County.

Services are held every Sunday at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Read More»

Get ready for Bethany UMC’s historic ‘Perlieu Stew’ sale

Members of Bethany United Methodist Church in north Fayette County are gearing up for a yearly tradition that dates back to 1908 — the annual cooking and sale of the Perlieu Stew. This year’s sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30, from noon until 5 p.m. — or until the stew is sold out. Read More»

Olivet’s 19th anniversary is Oct. 31

The Olivet Church in Fayetteville will celebrate its 19th anniversary Sunday, Oct. 31 and invites the community to join in the celebration. Special services are planned for each Sunday during the month of October.

Sunday, Oct. 17 will be Seasoned Saints; Sunday, Oct. 24 will be Church Homecoming; and Sunday, Oct. 31 is the Church Anniversary.Service times are 7:45, 9:30, and 11:15 a.m.

For more information, contact the church, 770-460-6656 or visit www.theolivetchurch.org .

The church is at 877 Ga. Hwy. 314, Fayetteville.

Reserve Greek appetizers for holiday entertaining

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church Philoptochos Society (Friends of the Poor) will hold its annual Greek Appetizers and Pastry Sale just in time for holiday entertaining.

Offered for sale will be Spanakopita (filo pastry filled with spinach, feta and onions) and Tiropites (filo pastry filled with cheeses and herbs) for $10 per dozen and Baklava (filo and nut filled sweet pastry) for $18 per dozen. Read More»

Seminar set for those suffering ‘losses’

Peachtree City UMC will sponsor a “Surviving the Holidays” seminar Tuesday, Oct. 26, from 7-9 p.m.

The seminar is for both those that have lost a loved one and those that have experienced a divorce. The two seminars will be separate but run at the same time.

Seminar topics range from “what to do about traditions” to “how to handle invitations to parties and other gatherings.” Tips and ideas will be given by professionals in the field.

The seminar is non-denominational and is open to anyone in the community.For more information, call 770-487-6499.

Religion Briefs 10/13/10

Southside will host Fall Festival
Southside Baptist Church in Fayetteville will host its Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be free food, fun games for kids, and inflatables including an inflatable rock wall. The church is at 1332 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville.

Hopewell opens Pumpkin Patch Read More»

Woods-Tew engagement

Jill Maria Woods engaged to Dwayne Hulon Tew

Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Woods of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Jill Maria Woods, to Dwayne Hulon Tew, son of Ms. Dianne Tew of Slocomb, Ala.

The bride-to-be is a graduate of Samford University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in biology, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in radiologic sciences. She currently is employed as an MRI technologist at the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation in Birmingham, Ala. Read More»