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Wreath ceremony in PTC on Dec. 13

American Legion Post 105 is again supporting the local Civil Air Patrol squadron as part of the Wreaths Across America program to lay Christmas wreaths on the graves of our military veterans in cemeteries all across the nation, including right here in Fayette County. Read More»

Muggles, cops & tupperware

Using satellite and phones to sleuth for hidden treasures

Over the past 10 years there is a new game being played in Fayette County and around the world.

It is called Geocaching.

It’s a GPS/Web-based treasure hunt where people hide containers and others look for them via GPS or a smart phone.

Geocachers commonly say they are using multi-million dollar satellites to find Tupperware in the woods.

Currently, there are over 2.5 million geocaches around the world and over six million people looking for them. Read More»

Louise Loggins Cook, 97, of Brooks

Louise Loggins Cook, 97, of Brooks, passed away December 10, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Howard Loggins and Matthew Cook; son Billy Loggins; daughters Sussie Camp and Bessie Wright; grandchild Eric Farr. Read More»

St. Paul’s ‘Lessons and Carols’ for Advent

Episcopalians ‘wait’ for Christmas in service modeled after Kings College

By Joan Doggrell
Special to The Citizen

Some Christians begin celebrating Christmas right after Thanksgiving (or even Halloween if they’re in retail). But for Episcopalians, Christmas begins on Christmas Eve.

For Episcopalians, the weeks leading up to Christmas are the Advent season: a time of preparation. It’s a solemn time, but with an underlying anticipation of the joyful event to come. Read More»

A closer look at Christmas traditions

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Christmas is so full of wonder, meaning and tradition. But, where did all these things that we now call “Christmas” come from? I turned to one of my favorite websites, crosswalk.com, and found a good bit of information on this topic. I’ll share some of it with you here. Read More»

Religion Briefs 12/10/14

Potluck dinner is tonight at All Saints
All Saints Anglican Church will have a Feast of St. Nicholas potluck dinner tonight, Dec. 10, at 6:30 p.m. and will host Advent Lessons and Carols on Dec. 21 at 10:30 a.m. The church invites the community to visit its new location, 149 Ebenezer Rd, Fayetteville. For more information, call 770-486-5374.

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COS to present 12th annual Moravian ‘Love Feasts’

Karl Dietmeyer conducts the choir, bells, and orchestra at Christ Our Shepherd’s 2013 Love Feast. Photo/Special.

Christ Our Shepherd will offer its twelfth annual Love Feasts in Moravian Tradition on Saturday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 11 a.m.

Christ Our Shepherd’s inter-generational church band will play carols in the Narthex about 30 minutes before each service. Then, at 15 minutes before the hour, The musical offering will feature music by Joyful Noise Ringers, The COS Winds, the Love Feast Consort, and harp soloist Jamie Ann Gossett. Read More»

Fayette Bible Church to present ‘A Doo-Wop ‘50s Christmas’

Everyone is invited to enjoy the musical play “A Doo-Wop ‘50s Christmas” at Fayette Bible Church on Sunday, Dec. 14, at 9:45 a.m. There is no admission charge and nursery service will be available.

This is an original musical play written and directed by FBC Music Minister Paul Walther and is loosely based on the stage play “Music Man” by Meredith Wilson.

An integral part of the musical is a presentation of the Nativity and the birth of Jesus Christ. Read More»

Fayette Presbyterian to present Appalachian Winter Dec. 14

Shown  is the FPC Chancel Choir with director of music Jacob Winslett. Photo/Special.

The public is invited to experience the rustic and moving sounds of Appalachian Winter, a Christmas cantata by Joseph Martin, performed by the music ministry of Fayette Presbyterian Church, at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14.

The cantata features the sounds of Christmas folk music passed down from generation to generation and retells the message of Christ’s coming. The annual Brunch with Santa, a fund raiser for the youth program, will follow the cantata service. Read More»

PTC’s St. Paul Lutheran plans pre-Christmas Advent services, dinners

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will have its midweek Advent dinner and worship service tonight, Dec. 10 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Next Wednesday, Dec. 17, the School/Advent Christmas program will be presented at 7 p.m.

On Sunday, Dec. 21, the church will have a combined service at 10 a.m. with a Happy Birthday Jesus birthday cake following the service.

No Bible classes for children or adults will be held that day.

St. Paul is at 700 Ardenlee Parkway, just off Ga. Hwy. 74, in Peachtree City.

For more infomation, call the church, 770-487-0339.

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