Religion Briefs 110117

Hertiage Run is Saturday
Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville is excited to announce their first annual Color Run, “Color Me for Camp,” on Nov. 4 on their cross country course. Proceeds will directly benefit WinShape Camp expenses and provide scholarships.   Festivities will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the run will kick-off at 9 a.m.
The race fee is $30, which includes a Color Run T-shirt. Registration deadline to guarantee a T-shirt is Oct. 20..
Register online at http://www.heritagechristian.org/community_engagement/color_run/.
They will raffle off two full scholarships to WinShape Camp at the Color Run.  All registered participants will be entered to win!

Evergreen silent auction
Evergreen Church is hosting a holiday silent auction Nov. 4 from 2-4 p.m. Chapter BA, P.E.O. is sponsoring the affair raising money for scholarships for women’s education. P.E.O. is a national organization in the U.S. and Canada.Evergreen Church is located at 400 Windgate Rd. in Peachtree City.  Holiday desserts will be served. Unique gift items, including vintage items, will be auctioned.
On Sunday, November 5, Faith Lutheran Church in Sharpsburg invites you to join in celebrating our Reformation 500 Festival. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m. with our outdoor festival immediately after! There will be lunch, refreshments, and fun for the whole family! Pony rides, bounce houses, face painting, crafts, games and more! Join us in celebrating this massive historical event!
Faith Lutheran Church is located at 575 Fischer Rd., just North of the Sam’s Club. You can find out more at www.georgiafaith.com

‘Surviving the Holidays’
When you are grieving a loved one’s death, the holiday season can be especially painful. “Surviving the Holidays” seminar helps participants prepare for the holidays and even discover hope for the future.
Please join us Nov. 8, from 7-9 p.m. at Dogwood Church. 975 Ga. Highway 74 in Tyrone. For additional information call Susan: 770.692.7624 or to register online:griefshare@dogwoodchurch.org

All Saints Christmas Bazaar
All Saints Anglican Church will hold its Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 11, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Our vendors will be offering unique, handmade items such as ceramic jewelry, American Girl Doll clothes, works of art, and handmade cards to name a few, plus the Holy Stitchers of All Saints have been working hard to create beautiful items for gifts, the home, children and of course, Christmas!
This year’s bazaar will support the Real Life Center. Bazaar chairperson, Lori Overson said “Working in support of the Real Life Center fits the mission of our church outreach. The Real Life center is a non-profit organization that serves families in Fayette and Coweta counties by offering programs designed to help families get back on their feet. We feel Real Life achieves so much with its food program, educational classes and one on one job counseling. We hope everyone will support our Bazaar because it also means you’re supporting the Real Life Center. Together we can make a difference.”
All Saints is located at 149 Ebenezer Road in Fayetteville, just east of Peachtree City. For more information contact Lori Overson at 678-817-5780 or the church at 770-486-5374 or www.ptcanglican.org.

Grief Share at Holy Trinity
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City will offer “GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays” to the community on Nov. 15, or  Nov. 17.  The holidays can be an especially difficult time when you have lost a loved one.  “GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays” is a helpful, encouraging seminar for those facing the holidays after a loved one’s death. Participation in previous GriefShare sessions is not required to attend.  There is no cost for this program.
The seminar features practical suggestions and reassurance through video interviews with clergy, counselors, grief experts, and other people who have experienced the holidays after their loved one’s death. Topics to be discussed include dealing with hard-hitting emotions, what to do about family traditions, how to survive social events and where to find comfort and strength.
The November 15 session will be from 7 – 9 p.m.; the November 17 session will be from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.  The meetings will be in Room 102 of the Faith Formation Building.  Holy Trinity Catholic Church is located at 101 Walt Banks Rd. in Peachtree City.  Contact Tom McBrayer, 404-797-2488, ptmcbrayer@bellsouth.net. for more information or to pre-register.

St. Andrews’ Christmas Bazaar
St. Andrew’s Fine Art & Craft Fair & ECW Christmas Bazaar, Bake Sale & Golden Elephant is Dec. 2 from  9 a.m.-2 p.m. at 316 North Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City.
Over 18 juried artists and crafts-persons will be selling jewelry, pottery, textiles, wood sculpture, fine art, art photography.
Russ Gariota creates water fowl sculptures from wood golf clubs,and  found wood. He fashions small treasure chests from rare woods and inlays.

Experience ‘Home Church’
Pastor Rick Snow, who pastored in Fayette County for over 30 years, has returned to the area.  He has begun a “Home Church” recently and is inviting everyone but especially those who remember him with fondness to attend the services at 700 Birkdale Drive in Fayetteville in the Whitewater subdivision.  You will find a warm welcome at the casual service each Sunday morning at 10 a.m