Fayette’s hospital celebrates 20 years of service

Fayette’s hospital celebrates 20 years of service

Piedmont Fayette Hospital opened its doors on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1997. It was the culmination of over a decade of persistence and hard work from engaged community members, local officials and interested parties. The two-story, 57-bed facility opened with fewer than 200 employees and more than 250 volunteers. There were some who questioned the need […]

Fayetteville firefighters climb Stone Mountain in full gear to honor 9-11 heroes

Fayetteville firefighters climb Stone Mountain in full gear to honor 9-11 heroes

Firefighters from the city of Fayetteville Fire Department and Barrow County Emergency Services challenged themselves to a one-mile climb — equivalent to 160 flights of stairs — to the summit of Stone Mountain to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States. Above, Quynh Hervey (L) and Stephaene Core […]

The Protestant Reformation

Oct. 31 of this year  will mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, begun when Martin Luther, a Roman Catholic Monk, nailed his “95 theses,” or complaints with the Church, to the door of the Church in Wittenberg, Germany. We asked local pastors to send us their thoughts on the reformation. Our first response […]

Holy Trinity’s Fr. John Murphy to speak at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran as part of reformation celebration

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will welcome Father John Murphy of Holy Trinity Catholic Church to worship services Sept. 23-24. Fr. Murphy, who has served Holy Trinity since 2011, will speak on Saturday at 6 p.m.; on Sunday at 8:30, 10:50, and 11 a.m. These special services are part of Christ Our […]

Packing for hurricane relief

Packing for hurricane relief

First Presbyterian Church in PTC is busy helping hurricane victims.  Members collected and packed about 100 emergency hygiene kits to be taken to hurricane sites by Midwest Food Bank, one of First Presbyterian’s local charities. Midwest will transport  the kits along with their trucks of food and supplies to areas hit by hurricanes.  Pictured packing […]

Help for Harvey victims

Help for Harvey victims

Families and friends of Peachtree City United Methodist Church’s Preschool and Kindergarten collected over 3,000 diapers and over 200 packages of baby wipes for those families affected by Hurricane Harvey. Photo/Special.

First responders honored at Christ the King

First responders honored at Christ the King

As part of the remembrance the terror attacks of 9/11, the Cathedral of Christ the King in Sharpsburg recognized the church’s  First Responders — those who run into danger when everyone else is running out. —  who serve or have served in the past.  They were: (L – R) James Taylor, law enforcement chaplain, 10 […]

Religion Briefs 092017

Ebenezer UMC plans revival Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 680 Ebenezer Church Rd., will host a revival Sunday through Tuesday, Sept. 24-26, with services each night at 7 p.m.  Speakers include the Rev. Bert Maude, the Rev. Fred Kolshorn and the Rev. Gary Parrish. The Rev. Sandra Fendley will assist with music. For  more information, contact […]

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