Community

‘Love Feasts’ will be offered by Christ Our Shepherd Sat., Sun.

Christ Our Shepherd will offer Love Feasts in Moravian Tradition on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec.12, at 6 p.m. A tradition of the Moravian Church since 1727, Love Feasts include serving specially-baked buns and coffee or apple juice to all worshipers. Adults will be given a beeswax candle dressed in a red paper “ruff.” Children will receive a small flashlight instead of a candle.

The theme for this year’s Love Feasts is “Before the Marvel of This Night.” The services include traditional and Moravian carols sung by everyone. Read More»

Have spaghetti with Santa

The Youth of Fayette Presbyterian Church on Ga. Highway 92 North will host their annual Santa’s Spaghetti Supper on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the church.

A fundraiser for the group’s 2011 ski trip, the supper will be at 5:30 p.m.

Suggested donation is $5 per adult and $2 per child.

After dinner, Santa will stop by for pictures with the children.

The community is invited to attend. Reservations should be made by Friday, Dec. 10. Sign up at www.fayettepcusa.org or by calling 770-461-7147.

Harvest offers Saturday services

Harvest Christian Community Center, a division of Eleventh Hour Call Church, has begun having Saturday worship services at 10:30 a.m. each Saturday at 383 N. Glynn St., (Ga. Highway 85), Fayetteville.

Guest pastors from local churches will be invited to preach.

For more information, call 770-461-2009 or 770-842-4604.

Religion Briefs 12/08/10

PTCUMC kids’ musical is tonight
Peachtree City United Methodist church will present a Creative Kids Christmas Musical, “Three Wise Men and a Baby Musical” Wednesday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the church, 225 Robinson Road in Peachtree City. The event will feature a special appearance from the Angel Choir. Doors open at 6:10 p.m. For more information, call 770-487-6499.

Georgia Singers concert is this Friday Read More»

Stephens-Johnson wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stephens

Charleston on Oct.16, 2010. Robert Carter of Jackson, Tenn. conducted the service.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stephens of Fayettville. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hammonds of Luthersville, Mrs. Imogene Barker of Sharpsburg, and the late Arvell Stephens of Fayetteville. She is a graduate of Sandy Creek High School and Auburn University. She is currently as an account executive employed with Atelier Creative Services, Inc. in New York City. Read More»

Carver anniversary

Lamar and Martha Carver

Lamar and Martha Carver will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception at The Historic Fayetteville Train Depot, Saturday Dec.11, from 2 - 5 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend. Dress is casual attire.

The Carvers met on a blind date in 1958 while Lamar was a student at Georgia Tech. Lamar proposed on Valentine’s Day. They were married on Dec, 10, 1960 in Druid Hills Baptist Church Chapel. Read More»

Christmas tea this Sunday

The Fayette County Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas tea on Sunday, Dec. 12 at 3 p.m.

There will be a slide show of their 2000 plus photographs now on file. It also has a number of Christmas gift items that might interest you.

It is located at the corner of Lee and Johnson streets in the Margaret Mitchell Research Center.

Fire stations helping Toys for Tots this Christmas

For the second year in a row, the Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services/EMA will partner with the City of Fayetteville Fire Department to support the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots Drive.

Through Dec. 24, the stations will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children under 9 years old and with a great demand for girl toys.
Firefighter/EMT Josh Sisk who organized the drive said, “Last year we were able to collect 380 toys through the drive and we hope that this year’s drive will top last year’s.” Read More»

Mr. Dennis Keith Webber of Senoia

Mr. Dennis Keith Webber of Senoia died Wednesday, December 1, 2010.

Dennis was preceded in death by his father William David Webber. Read More»

Joan Neal, 82, of Fayetteville

Joan Neal

Beloved Fayetteville resident Joan Neal died Sunday, Dec. 5, 2010.

Millie Joan Burkes Land Neal was born on Feb. 27, 1928 in Phenix City, Ala., to George Ashby Burkes and Maybelle Ethel Barnes Burkes. She lived in Columbus, Rome, and Athens, Ga., where she went to Athens High and the University of Georgia. Read More»