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Religion Briefs 06/02/10

All Saints’ yard sale is Saturday
All Saints Anglican Church is having a yard sale on June 5 at 225 South Peachtree Pkwy. in Peachtree City. Items for sale include bicycles, wall hangings, games, books, and numerous home decorative items. The sale begins at 8 a.m. and lasts until 1 p.m. Proceeds will be used to support the youth ministry.

Youth Summer Fest coming up June 12 Read More»

Vacation Bible Schools 06/02/10

McDonough Road Baptist, June 7-11
“Saddle Ridge Ranch” is the theme of McDonough Road Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School scheduled for June 7-11 from 9 a.m. – noon. Activities include crafts, recreation, refreshments, music and Bible and mission studies. Participants will present their VBS musical on Thursday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m. The church is at 352 McDonough Rd., just past the department of drivers’ services building. Call 770-460-5423 for information, or come by the church to register. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Read More»

Losing weight God’s way

Pictured are (front row, L-R)  Becky Landon, Toni Saccavino, and Anna Marie Natale.  Back row, L-R,  Jean Swanson, Rhonda Umila, Vicki Cupertino, Sheryl Liptak, Diann Cupertino, Marsha  Busch, Joe Liptak and instructor Dr. Judy Massey. Photo/Special.

The “Losing Weight God’s Way” class at Church of the Holy Cross in Fayetteville recently successfully completed the 13- week program and lost a collective 167 pounds. Pictured are class members (front row, L-R) Becky Landon, Toni Saccavino, and Anna Marie Natale. Back row, L-R, Jean Swanson, Rhonda Umila, Vicki Cupertino, Sheryl Liptak, Diann Cupertino, Marsha Busch, Joe Liptak and instructor Dr. Judy Massey. Photo/Special.

‘New Hope in Haiti’ ministry will hold concert for orphans Saturday night

Christian recording artists John Waller and Julian Drive are joining with New Hope in Haiti, a ministry of New Hope Baptist Church in Fayetteville, for a silent auction and benefit concert to raise funds to relocate Maison d’Enfants Par La Foi, a Haitian orphanage, to a safer location following January’s earthquake.

The orphanage is near high crime areas and children are frightened and traumatized.

The event, New Home, New Life, New Hope, will be held Saturday, June 5, at 6:30 p.m., at Heritage Christian Church, 2130 Redwine Rd, Fayetteville. Read More»

Glory Clapp will perform June 10

The B-Acts group, seniors age 50 and older, at Flat Creek Baptist Church will have a dinner meeting Thursday, June 10 at 7 p.m., with ventriloquist Glory Clapp and her friend, Hal A. Lujah, providing the entertainment. Members are encouraged to bring their friends.

Those who are attending for the first time are guests of the group.

Regular members are asked to bring a vegetable and a salad or dessert. Meat will be provided by the church.

Flat Creek is on Flat Creek Trail between Ga. Highway 54 and Tyrone Road. For more information, call the church office, 770-487-4890.

Parenting seminar starts June 12

Providence United Methodist Church will offer a “Parenting is Heart Work” seminar Saturday, June 12, from 8:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The seminar is open to the community and emphasizes helping parents solve the real problems they are facing. A children’s program is offered at the same time, so that the whole family can attend. Read More»

Heritage to host Winshape camp

Winshape C3 Camp will be hosted by Heritage Christian Church, July 12-16.

The day camp is open to all students who have completed first through sixth grade. Camp runs from 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. daily. Cost is $179 for a full week of camp. A deposit of $50 is due upon registration.

“C3 combines sports and recreation, arts, Bible study and worship for a truly unforgettable week of life change,” said Tammy Pattison, children’s director at Heritage Christian.

The day camp was first held in 2008. Heritage hosted 382 campers last year, which was the largest WinShape C3 camp ever. Read More»

Local Eagle Scouts serve in Washington, D.C.

Local Eagle Scouts serve in Washington, D.C.

Two Eagle Scouts from Fayette County are serving as Congressional Pages in Washington D. C.  Nate Shepherd, a student at Starr’s Mill High School, and Thomas Marion, a student at The University of West Georgia, accepted appointments from Congressman Lynn A. Westmoreland to serve the 111th Congress.   Read More»

Brooks UMC thrift shop will celebrate one year in business

The Second Chance Thrift Shop in Brooks will celebrate its first year of operation on Saturday, June 19.

The community is encouraged to join the celebration by coming by for cookies and lemonade that day.

“Your support of this ministry of Brooks UMC has been phenomenal and we have been able to reach out into the community with Christ’s love because of all the support,” a spokesperson said. Read More»

Spring flute recital

Spring flute recital

Flutists from Fayette and Coweta counties performed beautifully at their spring recital. In the front, from left, are Josh Mejia, Caitie Edmondson, Sarah Wampler, Noemi Gentzke, Melia White, Erin Landry, Alaina Whitmore, Amberly Barrett. In the back are Tiffany O’Neill (accompanist), Andrew Picard, Hannah Smith, Madeline Robinson, Sarah Holland, Rachel Dwyer, Sally Worst, Jillian Martin, Halley Psathas, Karen Collins (teacher). For more information, call 678-364-0837. Photo/Special.

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