Community

Project Linus being ‘reborn’ at Community Christian

Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Fayetteville is revitalizing the “Project Linus” program which makes no-sew fleece security blankets, receiving blankets, quilts, crotcheted and knitted afghans and comforters for newborns and children,.

“Project Linus” volunteers provide new, handmade, washable blankets to be given as gifts to seriously ill or tramatized children (ages 0 -18). These blankets are distributed to local hospitals, DEFACS offices, police, fire and sheriffs departments, homeless shelters or anywhere that a child needs a big hug. Read More»

PTCUMC Preschool has fall openings for 3-year-olds

The Peachtree City United Methodist Preschool currently has openings for the upcoming school year in the two-day, three-year-old class.

To be eligible, children must be three years old by Sept. 1, 2010, and potty trained. The class meets on Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. – noon, beginning Aug. 24.

Registration fee is $110, with monthly tuition $110 as well.

A Lunch Bunch hour is offered from noon to 1 p.m. each day for an additional fee. Read More»

Excavations in Israel to be discussed at White Oak

White Oak Presbyterian Church will have special services Sunday through Tuesday, Aug. 1-3.

The guest speaker will be Dr. John Currid, an ARP minister and archaeologist who is the project director of Bethsaida Excavations Project in Israel.

“Dr. Currid brings unique archaeological insights tobiblical studies,” a spokesperson said.

Services will be Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m., and 6 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday at 7 p.m.

White Oak Presbyterian Church is at 2796 Gordon Rd. at the intersection of Ga. Highway 54, south of Turin in Coweta County.

Religion Briefs 07/27/10

‘Radiance’women’s ministry starts in Aug.
Radiance, the Women’s Ministry at Dogwood Church, will start back up in August with an array of morning and evening Bible studies. Free childcare is provided. Dogwood Church is at 975 Ga. Hwy 74 N., Tyrone (770-487-6691). To find Bible Study information and register for classes visit theWomen’s Ministry website at www.dogwoodradiance.com.

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Whitley-Edwards Engagement

Amanda Gaines Whitley enaged to Mark Alan Edwards

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gaines Whitley of Raleigh, N.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Gaines Whitley, to Mark Alan Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs. Curtis William Edwards of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology and is an industrial designer for The Aspen Brands Company. She resides in Atlanta.

The groom-to-be is a 2008 graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology. He is currently employed by Pond & Company and also resides in Atlanta.

The wedding will be Oct. 16, 2010, at Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, N.C.

McCafferty-Milam Engagement

Kayla Rae McCafferty engaged to Jason Matthew Milam

Ray and Carol McCafferty of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Rae McCafferty, to Jason Matthew Milam, son of Aubry Milam and the late Marsha Milam.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Betty Hill and the late Watson Hill of Fayetteville, and Betty McCafferty and the late Robert McCafferty of Rogersville Ala. She is a 2000 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and a 2004 graduate of Griffin Technical College. She is currently employed at ABC Pediatrics in Fayetteville. Read More»

Jones-Taylor Engagement

Amanda Paige Jones engaged to Matthew Chad Taylor

Fred Jones and Ms. Lana Jones of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Paige Jones, to Matthew Chad Taylor, son of Stan Taylor of Anderson, S.C. and Ms. Teresa Beals of Greenville, S.C.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Adams Sr. of Griffin and Claude Jones and the late Ruby Jones of Peachtree City. She is a graduate of Georgia State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in art with a concentration in photography. Read More»

Grantville Gospel Sings move to new location

The monthly Grantville Gospel Sings, which have been held in Grantville’s Railroad Freight Depot, will now be held in Grantville’s New Life Baptist Church, 5710 South U.S. Hwy. 29, directly across the road from Glanton Elementary School.

The sings will begin at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m., as they did in the Depot.

The schedule for July includes:Friday, July 23, One Accord from Columbus, Masters Touch from LaGrange, Denny Grimes from Columbus, and Abiding in the Vine from Columbus. Read More»

A story for your mid-summer reading

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I love stories that reveal far more than what is on their surface. As a matter of fact, Jesus loved stories that revealed far more than what was on their surface. We call His stories”parables.” Much of what we remember about Jesus is His teaching in parables. The Good Samaritan, the Prodigal Son, and the Lost Sheep are just a few examples

Here’s a story for your mid-summer reading. I pray you’ll be drawn into it, so that it can reveal to you the Truth beyond its surface. Read More»

Fredrick Wiese will become new senior pastor at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran

The Rev. Fredrick Wiese, wife LuAnne, daughter, Morgan, and son, Luke. Photo/Special.

Following a two-year search process, the congregation of Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church has announced that the Rev. Fredrick “Fritz” Wiese will become its new senior pastor. His official “start date” at the Peachtree City church is Aug. 1, 2010, two years to the day after longtime pastor Rev. John Weber retired.

The Rev. Julian Gordy, bishop of the Southeastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will officiate in Pastor Wiese’s installation service to be held at the church on Sunday, Sept. 12, at 4 p.m. Read More»