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It’s exciting to see the Atlanta Braves having a better year. Even Chipper Jones is finally coming around. At the end of June, Chipper was batting .254 with five home runs and 32 RBI. Way off his best years’ production, but after a slow start, his offense appears to be picking up.

Think about what a .254 average means. He gets a hit only one out of every four times he comes to the plate. Or, he fails to get a hit three out of every four times he comes to the plate. Yet, he still gets what? Something like $14 million this season? Read More»

Flat Creek Baptist’s Fine Arts Academy opens registration for the coming year

Flat Creek Baptist Church has opened registration for its 2010-2011 session of the Fine Arts Academy, offering instruction in music and art for children, youth and adults. Sessions will be held based on the desire of students and the availability of teachers. Lessons will be taught weekly at Flat Creek and will be scheduled in mutual agreement with teachers, students, and the church calendar. Read More»

All Saints free music camp starts next week

Registration is still open for All Saints Anglican Church’s free Children’s Music Camp set to start next Monday. The theme is “A Week of Praise” with a focus on a variety of music, especially traditional hymns and praise songs. The camp will run through Friday.

Curriculum includes singing, dancing, an introduction to various instruments, composition, and art. It also features contests, games and snacks. No previous experience is required. Read More»

Fayette Family Church to host rally

A Better Way Ministries of Peachtree City will conduct a Rally at the Fayette Family Church Sunday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m.

Better Way is a place of refuge for men ages 17 - 55 with drug and alcohol addictions and other life controlling issues.

The evening will include a message from ministry founder John Barrow.

For more information about Better Way, visit www.abetterwayministries.com or call 770-599-8111.

Fayette Family Church is at 1729 Hwy. 54 W., Fayetteville, about 2 miles east of Peachtree City. For info, call 770-461-6235.

Eddie Thomas will celebrate 13 years at Edgefield

The congregation of Edgefield Baptist Church will celebrate the 13th Year Pastoral Anniversary of Senior Pastor Eddie Thomas on Sunday, July 18.

The theme for the occasion is Moving by Faith.

The 10 a.m. guest speaker will be Bishop Linda Brown from Ephod Church in Montgomery, Ala.

A special “Singing Pastor’s Concert” will be held that evening at 6 p.m. Special guests will be Pastor Belinda McCastle, Pastor James Chandler, Pastor Timothy Cox, Evangelist Edwena Watts, and Evangelist Lavoria Reese. Bro. Reggie Gay will be the Master of Ceremonies. Read More»

McGee installed as OSL chaplain

Rev. Deacon James Anthony McGee of Newnan

The Rev. Deacon James Anthony McGee of Newnan was recently installed as the chaplain for the Jehovah Rapha Chapter of the International Order of St. Luke the Physician. McGee was installed at an OSL Healing Conference by the Rev. William De Arteaga of Canton, Ga., who represented the larger OSL organization. Read More»

The Summit offers Camp Re-Mix for special kids

The Factor Grandparent Raising Grandchildren (GRG) committee at The Summit Church has brought key stakeholders together to provide a grief camp for children being raised in grandparent/relative care homes.

Camp Re-Mix, offered July 16-18, is a three-day, two-night weekend camp for children 7-14 years of age who are living in relative care placement. The Camp experience will include regular camp activities, swimming, hiking, and campfires. Therapeutic activities include, art, skits, and small group discussion. Read More»

Religion Briefs 07/07/10

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Lamb-Baxter Engagement

Ansleigh Elizabeth Lamb engaged to Bradley Christopher Baxter

David and Joy Lamb of Fayetteville announce the engagement of their daughter, Ansleigh Elizabeth Lamb, to Bradley Christopher Baxter, son of Bob and Linda Baxter of Peachtree City.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the Rev. Bill and Joan Priester of Fayetteville and Richard and Bobbie Lamb of Panama City Beach, Fla. She is a 2005 graduate of Sandy Creek High School and a 2009 graduate of Georgia College & State University with a degree in early childhood education. She is currently employed with the Fayette County Board of Education at Kedron Elementary School. Read More»

Mary Evelyn Carroll-Washeleski, 88, of Fayetteville

Mary Evelyn Carroll-Washeleski, 88, of Fayetteville, passed away July 4, 2010.

Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Frank Washeleski; grandchildren Derek, Danny, Richard, Mike, Lisa, and Pat; daughter in law Becky Carroll; 14 great-grandchildren, and nieces & nephews.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 8, 2010 at Carl J. Mowell & Son Fayetteville Chapel. The interment will be at Westminster Memorial Gardens. Read More»

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