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St. Christopher group plans Belk fashion show May 1

The Philoptochos Society (Friends of the Poor) of St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church is sponsoring its annual High Tea and Fashion Show by Belk of Fayetteville.

The event will be held Saturday, May 1, at noon, at 313 Dividend Dr. in Peachtree City. Seating is limited.

For prizes, fun and lots of spring fashions for women and men, contact Cynthia, cromartie@bellsouth.net, or 678-570-5083.

James Taylor will be installed as deacon at CTK

James C. Taylor, a native of Hogansville and current resident of Peachtree City, will be ordained as a deacon Saturday, May 8, at 5 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

Taylor holds several college degrees from Auburn University and Northern Virginia Community College, a master of science in group and organizational behavior from Marymount University, and a doctor of pastoral counseling from Andersonville Theological Seminary. He also completed all requirements, except for the dissertation, for the doctor of science from George Washington University. Read More»

Liturgical dance workshop held at Christ the King

Shown seated (L-R) are  Linda Fitzpatrick, Pawlette Fowler, Judy Garner, Tara Aquirre, Nancy Mas, and Chanda Bourgeois. Second row (L-R) Heidi Kampras, Dawn Clark, Dede Ellison, Katherine Kampras, Sharon Wills, Rainee L. Head, and Dr Judy Massey. Back row (L-R) Taylor Alfred, Penny Phillips , Anna Bunn, April Bunn, Annie Hoffman, Patty Roethel,and Christi Thompson. Photo/Special.

A liturgical dance workshop was held recently at The Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg.

The Fellowship of Living Praise Dance Ministry Team from Clermont, Ga., served as the instructors for the day-long event. The objective was to encourage the workshop participants to “... dance for an audience of one and to bring him glory ...” and to “dance prophetically with fire and passion.”

The workshop was interactive and included a time of prayer and spiritual impartation. Read More»

FFBC’s Griefshare starts May 4

On May 4, Fayetteville First Baptist Church will begin a new session of GriefShare, a 13-week Bible based program for those who have lost a loved one. The class meets each Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m. Each class begins with a video followed by group discussion. There is no charge for the class.

The program is open to people of all ages in the community and surrounding areas, whether the loss is recent or in the past.

Those who have lost a spouse, a child, a parent, a sibling, a relative or a close friend are encouraged to join this new session. Read More»

Trip to Oberammergau planned

The community is invited to join National Heights Baptist Church on a trip to Austria and the Oberammergau Passion Play, leaving Atlanta on August 26.

Collette Vacations is the organizer for this trip to see the once in a decade performance.

The original Passion Play began in 1634 when villagers of Oberammergau bowed to perform a play depicting the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, if God would spare its residents from the bubonic plague.

The residents were spared and the play has been performed ever since.

Call Helen Odom at 404-964-3485 to make reservations.

GriefShare starts May 6 at PTCUMC

Beginning May 6, Peachtree City United Methodist Church will offer GriefShare each Thursday night from 6:30 – 8 p.m.

GriefShare is a Christ-centered, Biblicly based grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. It is open to anyone in the community and surrounding areas.

Sessions will be held in room 308 at 225 Robinson Rd., Peachtree City. All facilitators have lost a loved one and can identify with the emotions that result from the grief process. Read More»

Register for July Winshape Day Camp at Heritage

Registration is now open for Winshape C3 Camp, which 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. Read More»

Church has novel idea: lobsters for Mother’s Day

For people looking for a different present for Mother’s Day this year, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Newnan is offering a novel opportunity -— a full, lobster dinner.

Members of the church are taking orders for complete dinners to take home on the day before Mother’s special day. The only thing left to supply is the candle light.

Since all of the lobsters will be flown in live from Maine, they will have to be ordered by May 1. Read More»

Religion Briefs 04/22/10

Inman youth to host yard sale Saturday
The youth of Inman UMC will host a rummage sale this Saturday, April 24, from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. to raise funds for the summer mission initiatives in Appalachia. Items include furniture, tools, housewares, electronics and more. The sale will be held at 151 Hills Bridge Road, off of Ga. Highway 92 South. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-2123.

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Montgomery-Coker Engagement

Meagan Palmer Montgomery engaged to Briggs Cabot Coker

Mrs. Linda Montgomery of Sharpsburg announces the engagement of her daughter, Meagan Palmer Montgomery, to Briggs Cabot Coker, son of Ms. Teresa Coker of Lithia Springs and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Coker of Douglasville.

The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Scott Montgomery of Sharpsburg. She is the granddaughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Suddaby of Union City. She is a graduate of Northgate High School and Auburn University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in aviation management. She is currently employed as a project manager with Nationwide Hospitality in Chicago, Ill. Read More»

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