Does God consider you faithful?

James Merritt tells about a member of the first church he pastored in the backwoods of Kentucky. The man’s name was Raleigh Matthews. He lived on the same farm and attended the same church his entire life. He was a soft-spoken, low-key humble man who, on the surface, wouldn’t seem to have a lot of […]

Lenten lunches continue each Thursday at FFUMC

Lenten Lunches continue at Fayetteville First UMC each Thursday at noon in the Fellowship Hall through April 13. Lenten Lunches, sponsored by the UMW, include a light meal ($3) followed by a devotional. This year’s study is based on Adam Hamilton’s book “Creed.” The speaker on March 22 will be the Rev. Allyson Lawrence.  A […]

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‘Why?’ series continues at COS The series of “Why?” questions continues this week at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. On Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 p.m., Scott Jacobson will address “Why Church?” A manager for Delta Airlines, Scott has been a youth leader and Sunday School teacher. Next week’s question: “Why Lutheranism?” […]

PTC’s All Saints Anglican celebrates 10th anniversary

PTC’s All Saints Anglican celebrates 10th anniversary

The Rev. Don Hutchens, the Rev. Michael Fry, Rt. Rev. David Andersen and the Rev. Alan Hansen (L-R) following the blessing of All Saint’s Memorial Garden. Photo/Special Last month, All Saints Anglican Church held a celebration for its 10th Anniversary as a church. On Feb. 25, 2007, All Saints held its first service in the […]

‘The Shack’ discussions start tonight at FPC

Fayette Presbyterian Church will have a two-part discussion based on The Shack by William Paul Young, a best-selling yet controversial novel which wrestles with the age-old question, “Where is God in a world filled with unbearable tragedy?” It is a soul-searching story of one man’s encounter with the Divine after the abduction of his youngest […]

Olivet’s Women’s Emphasis Month ends Sunday

The Olivet Church in Fayetteville continues its Women’s Emphasis evening worship services each Wednesday in March, culminating with a Women’s Day celebration to be held this Sunday, March 26. This year’s theme is “Kingdom Builders for Christ,” Ephesians 2:20 (KJV). All Wednesday night services are at 7 p.m. Tonight, March 22, Minister Paulett Vernon, College […]

All Saints continues Lenten services

All Saints Anglican Church’s  Stations of the Cross services continue each Wednesday at 6 p.m. and will continue every Wednesday night through April 5. Services will be followed by a pot luck supper and Bible study. From very early times, pilgrims to Jerusalem have desired to walk along the same road Jesus walked on Good […]

COS welcomes guest composer

Linda Manes, musician and composer from Baton Rouge, La., will be the special guest at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church this Sunday when the Sanctuary Choir introduces a new anthem she composed. Manes will be present at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. services for “The Lord Is My Shepherd,” which will be graced by flutist […]

‘Light of Cameroon’ to be presented at Evergreen

John Retreat Foundation International (JRFI-USA, Inc.) invites the community to experience the culture of Cameroon with an evening of education, entertainment, fellowship, food and storytelling at its annual Light of Cameroon Event, Saturday, March 25 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Evergreen Church, 400 Windgate Rd., in Peachtree City. Contact  Gideon Ticha at for […]

New church will hold ‘interest social’ this Sunday in Newnan

Life Springs Church invites the community  to a free Interest Social on Sunday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. at the Kyle Kahn Dance Studios in downtown Newnan. This month’s theme will include cascading chocolate fountains with fresh fruit and pretzels for dipping. “Come and hangout with us and hear a short presentation of the vision […]