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New Hope will host missions conference September 22-26

New Hope Baptist Church members are celebrating 10 years of mission work and invite the public to join them for their missions conference Sept. 22 - 26, as they celebrate “Send Me!”

The conference will begin at the North Campus, 551 New Hope Road, Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. with dinner highlighting an international menu. To make reservations call 770-461-4337.

Following dinner, Dr. Emir Caner, president of Truett McConnell College, will be the guest speaker for the opening service in the worship center. Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/08/10

Holy Trinity starts GriefShare tonight Read More»

Holder-Cheek Wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Cheek

Hannah Michelle Holder and James Thomas Cheek were married at Gin Creek in Hartsfield, Ga. on July 10, 2010. The Rev. David Rogers, the groom’s uncle, conducted the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Holder of Peachtree City. She is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Holder of Peachtree City, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ethridge of Chattanooga, Tenn. Read More»

Garner anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene H. Garner

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene H. Garner (Dot and Gene) of Fayetteville celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Sept. 5, 2010. They married Sept. 5, 1940 in Atlanta at the ages of 19 and 18 years old.

The Garners now reside in Fayetteville, but, since Gene worked for the air force as a quality control inspector, they have moved several times over the years. They lived in Forest Park, Marietta, Roswell, N.M., Garrison, N.D. and in Titusville, Fla. where the Air Force was hired by NASA to work on missles. Gene worked there until 1976 and retired at age 55. Read More»

Easley-Lee Engagement

Jana Gale Easley engaged to T.J. Lee

Jana Gale Easley, daughter of Ms. Gwenda Easley and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Easley of Atlanta, and T.J. Lee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ted Lee of Fayetteville, announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Tommie Strider Sr. and the late Mrs. Janice Strider, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Easley. She attended Northgate High School and the University of Georgia, where she received her bachelor’s degree in speech communications in 2005. She is employed with Troutman Sanders LLP in Atlanta as a human resources coordinator. Read More»

Pinter-Yosten Engagement

Meghann Mary Pinter engaged to Nicholas Alan Yosten

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Pinter of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghann Mary Pinter, to Nicholas Alan Yosten, son of Police Chief Bruce and Mrs. Pam Yosten of Plainview, Neb. Read More»

Terry Lynn Long, Jr., age 27

Mr. Terry Lynn Long, Jr. (TJ) passed away Monday, September 6, 2010. TJ was 27 yrs old and attended Fayette County High School. He had been a quadriplegic since 2005. Mr. Terry Lynn Long, Jr. is survived by a daughter Bianca Garza and son Zachary Shae Sontimer. Mother, Sandra Goza Lyle and father Terry Lynn Long Sr. Sisters Christa Lyle McConnell and Faith Lyle Felth. Preceded in death brother Jason Lyle. Check with C.J. Mowell Funeral Home in Fayetteville GA for arrangements.

Are you mishandling grace?

Dr. David L. Chancey's picture

The great evangelist D. L. Moody loved to study his Bible, and it occurred to him one day that he had never tackled the topic of grace. He took a day and did a Bible study on God’s grace. A second day was required, and then a third. By the afternoon of the third day, Moody was so filled with the idea of God’s grace that he had to go out on the street and talk to someone about it.

Moody stopped the first person he saw, a complete stranger, and said, “My friend, do you have any understanding of grace?” Read More»

Sharing Ramadan Fast with the Islamic Center in Fayetteville

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The Islamic Community is halfway through their holy month of Ramadan. It is also the ninth month in its calendar. In the year 2010 it extends from August 11th through September 9th.

As has been done for the past nine years, the ICCA Community Center in Fayetteville has shared one of its fast days with those in the community.

For some 29 or 30 days, depending on what time of the year it falls, Muslims will wake before dawn, have breakfast, and not eat again until after dusk that evening. Currently that’s about 8:20 p.m. Read More»

From Calvary to Carriage Lane ... pastor celebrates 20 years in Peachtree City

the Rev. Dr. W. Douglas Griffith and his wife, Cindy

Members of Carriage Lane Prebyterian Church, PCA, in Peachtree City, celebrated the Rev. Dr. W. Douglas Griffith’s 20th anniversary as their senior pastor on Sunday, August 15. Griffith and his wife, Cindy, were surprised at the morning worship service by guest preacher and friend, the Rev. Dr. Jon Payne and visiting family members. A special church luncheon followed the service. Read More»

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