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Taylor completes Emory program

Taylor completes Emory program

Dr. James C. Taylor of Peachtree City recently completed the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program at Emory University Hospital. The program consists of 13 weeks, five days a week clinical and pastoral care training. The program also requires six over night duty shifts and three weekend duty shifts for a total of 650 training hours. The weekend duty shifts also require that the duty chaplain provide two Sunday services per duty shift for patients, staffs, and visitors. Read More»

Heritage Christian collects $11,000 for Haiti relief efforts

The congregation of Heritage Christian Church recently collected over $11,000 for Haiti earthquake relief. Donations will be sent to the International Disaster Emergency Service, which is “a mission that works hand-in-hand with the brotherhood of independent Christian churches and Churches of Christ and already has a presence in Haiti with teams and missionaries in the field on a daily basis.” Read More»

Centering Prayer workshop set

Peachtree City United Methodist Church invites the community to a Centering Prayer Workshop on Saturday, Feb. 27, from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

“Centering Prayer helps open minds and hearts to the presence of Christ and to deeper relationship with him,” a spokesperson said. “Rather than replace other forms of prayer, Centering Prayer casts a new light and depth on the meaning of them. Based in Christian tradition, the practice of Centering Prayer was developed as a way of praying that leads one beyond conversation with Christ to communion with Christ through silence, solitude and simplicity.” Read More»

Wisconsin Choir to perform at Faith Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg

The Wisconsin Lutheran Choir and Chamber Choir, from Wisconsin Lutheran College and under the direction of Dr. James Nowack, will perform a concert on Sunday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg. The concert is part of the choirs’ 2010 Spring Concert Tour.

The choir will present a diverse, mostly a capella program of sacred and secular choral works in original languages. Read More»

Religion Briefs 021010

CDM plans seminar on single ladies
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 West Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host a seminar entitled “All the Single Ladies,” Friday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Timothy Frazier who will discuss “the truth about what and how men think about women.” For further information and/or directions, contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370. No nursery or childcare will be offered.

COS plans Ash Wednesday services Read More»

West-Eldridge

Elizabeth DeHaven West and Benjamin James Eldridge

Mr. and Mrs. Bill West of Tega Cay, S.C. announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth DeHaven West, to Benjamin James Eldridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Eldridge of Fayetteville.

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack West of Spartanburg, S.C., and Mr. and Mrs. Furman Morrow of Columbia, S.C. She will be a spring graduate of Presbyterian College with a major in psychology. Read More»

Ulmer Anniversary

Mr. & Mrs. Ulmer

Donald and Shirley Ulmer of Peachtree City celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 1, 2010.

They were married in New Orleans in 1950 and have four daughters: Karen Hunt, Jean Allen, Donna Fessenden, and Denise Rousseau.

The Ulmers celebrated their anniversary with their daughters, sons-in-law, and six grandchildren.

Margaretta Lucille Lawther

Margaretta Lucille Lawther, Peachtree City, died Jan. 25, 2010, after a short illness. She was born Feb. 26, 1918 in Pittsburg, Pa., and grew up in Johnstown, Pa., the oldest of eight children. She was preceded in death by her parents, Steve N. Joseph and Lucy Sopcic Jendricks, her husband, John R. Lawther, and two sisters. She left home at 17 to work at various kinds of jobs, ending her work career in Peachtree City working for several doctors. Read More»

Angela Click Britton

Angela Click Britton, 41, Fayetteville, died Jan. 27, 2010. She was born March 16, 1968 in Peru, Ind. She moved to Georgia in 1989 and attended Georgia State University where she received her teaching degree in early childhood education. She was a fourth grade teacher at Peeples Elementary School in Fayetteville. She loved movies, traveling, cooking, music and concerts, stamping, shopping, and vacationing at the beach. She was a torch bearer in Fayette County’s Relay for Life in 2008 and 2009. Read More»

Marion C. Handley

Marion C. Handley, 84, Fayetteville, died Jan. 30, 2010. He was preceded in death by a son, Steven Handley. He had served in the United States Air Force in the Pacific Theatre in World War II. He was graduated from Concord College, Athens, W. Va., in 1960. He began working for Delta Air Lines in 1960 and later retired in 1990 as a flight controller. He was a member of Fayetteville Presbyterian Church where he was a deacon and an elder. Read More»

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