LDS Church will host Easter Miracle Celebration April 14, 15

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2101 Redwine Rd., Fayetteville, will host a free Easter Miracle Celebration event open to the entire community on Friday, April 14, from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, April 15, from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. The event is a family friendly multimedia tour depicting the birth, life, […]

Let’s try a little kindness

A grieving father’s desire to honor his late son has quickly inspired thousands around the globe. Seventeen-year-old Dylan Vassallo was on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout and volunteered for several organizations when he took his life. So his father, Daniel, launched a Facebook page entitled, “The Kindness Challenge” on Jan. 31 as a […]

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Men’s study starts tonight at PUMC Providence United Methodist Church will offer a new six-week men’s study beginning March 8 at 6:30 p.m. Discover how to move past posturing and uncertainty and find answers to the six questions men often deal with.  Order the book for $9 from Leslie Lunsford. Providence is at 592 Bernhard […]

CBI members ‘tie one on’ to repair precious artifact

CBI members ‘tie one on’ to repair precious artifact

Shown with the Holocaust Torah (front row, L-R) Sophia Charyton, Melanie Charyton, Hector Charyton, and Thomas Charyton. Back, Claudia Charyton. Photo/Special.   When Congregation B’nai Israel began a fund raiser in January and invited congregants to “tie one on,” congregants were perplexed. What exactly did the synagogue expect them to do? While the expression “tie […]

All Saints’ Stations of the Cross services start tonight

All Saints Anglican Church will offer Wednesday night Stations of the Cross services beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, and continuing 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 […]

To start the Holy Season …

To start the Holy Season …

The Lenten Season began on March 1 with, in many churches, the traditional “imposition of ashes” followed by Holy Communion, At Christ the King Church, Bishop David Epps, Sharpsburg (left) and father Dan Hale, Peachtree City, were among the clergy dispensing ashes. Lent lasts until Easter Sunday. Photo/Special.

Christ Our Shepherd to host special Lenten services, groups

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will offer special services and study groups for the season of Lent, the weeks leading up to Easter. “Why?” is the theme for the season, inviting reflection on basic Christian beliefs. “Why God?” will be discussed on Wednesday in a worship service from 6:30 – 7 p.m.,  and in small […]

Providence will host free musical event

Providence will host free musical event

Above, Shane Steward All are invited to a free evening of acoustic music, coffee and dessert at Providence UMC from 7 – 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 17.  Music will be provided by a nine member band, which includes guest musicians, “The Mad Violinist,” Ashanti Floyd, and Shane Steward, an accomplished guitar, mandolin and banjo […]

Today is Ash Wednesday

Yes, today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Lent is the season in the Liturgical Church Calendar which precedes Easter. The name “Lent” comes from an Old English word “lencten,” which means spring, because the days “lengthen” with more sunlight and the growing season begins. The ancient church adopted 40 days for Lent because […]

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Jewish friendship group forming A new Jewish friendship group, Havurah Hachnasat Orchim, based on the philosophy of Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan, is now forming on the south side. Its vision is to create a community where ancient tradition is blended with innovation, where study and deeds of kindness are the cornerstones of a thriving and […]