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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»

Local project, ‘Jesus Feast’ continues through Sept. 18

The Jesus Feast, a project focusing on the miracles of Jesus, will continue through Sept. 18.

Individuals are encouraged to spend 40 days focusing on Jesus, from Aug. 10 until The Day of Atonement, Saturday, Sept. 18.

Local radio station J93.3 will read one miracle each day at 2:40 p.m. The project will conclude with a community service at the Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville on the final day, Sept. 18.

Visit the website, www.jesusfeast.org, for more information.

South Gate Ministry’s Bible study starts Sept. 16

South Gate Ministry Training Center announces its inaugural inductive Bible study, The Book of Acts. The Institute aims to promote and engender a biblical worldview among Christians everywhere, to equip, present and future, to correctly and effectively handle the Word of God, and to provide a scriptural foundation for understanding God’s will for his people through intensive inductive Bible studies. Read More»

GreekFest 2010 includes Greek dancing lessons

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church of Peachtree City will host its 6th Annual Building Fundraiser, GreekFest 2010, Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Seymour Hangar at Falcon Field in Peachtree City.

Greek dancing lessons will be offered along with live music and dancing. Appetizers will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30. The “All you can eat and drink” menu includes many Greek delicacies including Dolmathes, Spanakopites, Greek salad, lemon chicken, and Baklava. Adult Beverages and soft drinks are included. Read More»

Religion Briefs 09/01/10

Holy Trinity starts GriefShare Sept. 8 & 10
Griefshare, a 13-week Christian video/discussion support group for those who have lost a loved one, will be offered at Holy Trinity Church in Peachtree City beginning Wednesday, evening, Sept. 8 and Friday morning, Sept. 10. Each GriefShare session is self-contained so one can begin attending at any time. Sessions will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday mornings from 9:30-10:30 a.m. For more information and to pre-register, contact Gayle Reddy at 770-631-8251. Holy Trinity is at 101 Walt Banks Road. Read More»

Haun-Gibson engagement

Mr. and Mrs. John Haun of Brooks announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffani Lynn Haun, to Clinton Adams Gibson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Gibson of LaGrange.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Haun of Arcade, N.Y. and Mrs. Lois Bernard, and the late Edward Bernard of Batavia, N.Y. She is a graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in professional aeronautic and two minors in aviation safety and management. She currently is employed by Atlantic Southeast Airlines as an airline pilot in Atlanta. Read More»

McAlpine-Coloney engagement

Courtney McAlpine engaged to Capt. Michael Coloney

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Herrington of Brazoria, Texas announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney McAlpine, to Capt. Michael Coloney, son of retired Delta Capt. Eric and Mrs. Coloney of Peachtree City.

The bride to be is employed at Miratech Corporation as the power generation administrator.

The groom elect is a 2001 graduate of McIntosh High School and a 2005 graduate of Georgia State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He is currently a captain in the Air National Guard in Tulsa, Okla., flying F-16s. Read More»

Lori Anne Evans Funk, age 40

Lori Anne Evans Funk

Lori Anne Evans Funk was born April 4, 1970 in Chester, PA and raised in Millville, PA. It was in Millville where Lori first began to follow her heart teaching and impacting the lives of children. In 2007, she found her dream job working with the Georgia Home School System in Atlanta helping students and teachers achieve their potential. Her great passions in life were her family, friends and Drum and Bugle Corps activities. After a sudden and rare illness, Lori went peacefully to be with her Lord on August 27, 2010. Read More»

Jackson-Cannon wedding

Mr. & Mrs. Cannon

Jennifer Lyn Jackson and Ross Winfield Cannon were married Saturday, May 1, 2010, at the First Christian Church of Macon. The Rev. Richard E. Lanning officiated. Read More»

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