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John Richard Farr, 79, of Peachtree City

John Richard Farr, 79, of Peachtree City, passed away March 25, 2014.

He is survived by his wife Lenora Farr of Peachtree City; daughter Len Blalock of Fayetteville; son Richard (Laura) Farr of McDonough; grandson Christopher Farr of McDonough; brothers Tommy (Brenda) Farr of Canton and Gene (Marjory) Farr of Atlanta; sisters Eloise Bowers of Marietta and Norma Patton of Canton; also numerous nieces & nephews.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. Reverend Mark Westmoreland will officiate.  Read More»

Breast cancer walk postponed

Because of uncertain weather conditions, the fifth annual Breast Cancer 1-Day Walk 2014 scheduled for March 29 has been rescheduled for April 5 at 9 a.m. at Drake Field in Peachtree City. Entertainer Melody Knighton will be there to entertain as Lucille Ball and Lindy Link will be there singing and entertaining. This walks brings breast cancer needs to our local community. To sign up for even a larger event with even more fun, go to:www.bc1daywalk.org.

The rewards of heaven await the faithful believer

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A minister died and was waiting in line at the Pearly Gates. Ahead of him was a guy wearing sunglasses, a loud shirt, leather jacket and jeans. St. Peter addressed the guy, “Who are you, so that I may know whether or not to admit you into the Kingdom of Heaven?”

The guy said, “I’m Joe, the taxi driver in New York City.” Peter consulted his list, smiled and said, “Take this silken robe and golden staff and enter the kingdom of heaven.” Joe the taxi driver went into heaven with his robe and staff, and Peter turned to the minister. Read More»

Religion Briefs 03/26/14

Fifth Sunday celebration at FCCF
The Fellowship of Christian Churches and Friends (FCCF) will hold its regular Fifth Sunday Celebration on March 30 at 2:30 p.m. at True Love Christian Ministries. The host pastor is Elder Nathaniel Livingston. The theme for this service will be “Women in Action.” Read More»

Hopewell needs help for meal-packing event Sat.

Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone invites the community to help package over 10,000 meals that will be shipped to those in need around the world. This annual meal packing event will be held on Saturday, March 29, at 10 a.m, at the church.

The event is supported by “Stop Hunger Now,” an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid to those in need. More than 75 countries are currently being served. The goal of “Stop Hunger Now” is to end hunger in the current generation’s lifetime. Read More»

Dickinson to be ordained deacon at Christ the King

Paul Dickinson

Paul Dickinson of Sharpsburg will be ordained to the office and ministry of deacon in the Charismatic Episcopal Church on Sunday, April 27, at  6 p.m. at the Cathedral of Christ the King. He received his bachelor of science in physics from San Diego State University and his master of ministry from St. Michael’s Seminary. Dickinson began his graduate studies at the Cathedral of St. Michael in San Clemente, Calf. and finished his requirements in Georgia. Read More»

New pastor to be welcomed

Shown are Pittman and his wife, Dianne. All are invited to join. Photo/Special.

Members of the Fayetteville Church of God of Prophecy will welcome their new pastor, the Rev. Steve Pittman, Sunday, March 30, with a covered dish dinner following the morning message. Pittman has ministered for more than 40 years, and previously served in Alta Vista, Va. He is originally from Waycross. Shown are Pittman and his wife, Dianne. All are invited to join. Photo/Special.

Public invited to Providence UMC’s Marketplace

Providence United Methodist Church invites the community to The Marketplace this weekend. The Marketplace will be open Thursday and Friday, March 27 and 28, from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from 4-9 p.m. Children’s Minister Cathy Fralish explains, “When you come to the Marketplace you will travel back in time to a Jerusalem-like village in biblical days where kids can do crafts, and participate in activities like real camel rides, a climbing wall, stomping grapes and a petting zoo. All crafts, activities and food are free as our gift to the community.”   Read More»

COS Lutheran plans special service at new Tyrone property March 30

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will offer a special service and activities at its property at 411 Palmetto Road, Tyrone, on Sunday, March 30. Worship begins at 12:30 p.m., but participants are invited to bring a picnic lunch to eat before worship begins.

GraceFlock Band will lead in worship, along with Shepherd’s Flock Singers. After worship, children may enjoy egg hunts by age group, crafts, and games. Read More»

Shelton-Piazza Engagement

Nikki Louise Shelton engaged to Benjamin Joseph Piazza III

Robert and Alicia Shelton of Senoia, Ga. proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Nikki Louise Shelton, to Benjamin Joseph Piazza III, son of Ben and Kathy Piazza of Jackson, Miss.

The bride-to-be is the grand-daughter of John J. Shelton III and the late Alice Shelton of Hattiesburg, Miss., and Anita Martin and the late Stanley Martin, Jr. of Eutaw, Ala. Read More»

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