Hopewell will pack meals for Rise Against Hunger

Hopewell will pack meals for Rise Against Hunger

Hopewell UMC members  Carolyn and Brianna Powers  prepare poly bags to hold ingredients for the “Rise Against Hunger” meals to be assembled at Robert J. Burch Elementary on Saturday, Sept. 23. The church hopes to pack 16,200 meals. Photo/Special.   Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will once again host a meal packing event in […]

Historic Ebenezer UMC plans revival Sept. 24

Ebenezer United Methodist Church, a small but historic church in Fayette County, 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. Ebenezer came into the […]

Celebrate Jewish High Holidays with Chabad of PTC

Members of Chabad of Peachtree City invite the community to join them for Jewish High Holiday services. Many of the prayers are recited by the congregation in unison, specifically in English, so that everyone can participate. Hebrew/English prayer books are used throughout the service.  The rabbi provides an English running commentary of explanatory and meaningful […]

First Presbyterian in PTC to host ‘Golf Fore Missions’

The First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City will host a golf tournament at Braelinn Golf Club on Sept. 18. The cost for playing is $100, which includes golf, golf cart, lunch, drinks and more.  All proceeds will go to support church missions. There is also a raffle and kick off dinner associated with the event. […]

Memorizing scripture: Hard work with great rewards

Author Gary Burge told about former Tonight Show host Jay Leno roving among his audience several years ago, asking how much the audience knew about the Bible. “Name one of the Ten Commandments,” he asked. A hand went up: “God helps those who help themselves.” Then he asked someone, anyone, to name just one of […]

Religion Briefs 083017

Special speakers at COS Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will mark Labor Day by hearing guest speakers at all four services Sept. 2-3. Local businesswoman Jennifer Vold and Karl Dietmeyer, who is a pilot, will share their faith stories. All are welcome. The church is on the corner of Ga. Highway 54 […]

First Presbyterian in PTC to host ‘Golf Fore Missions’

First Presbyterian in PTC to host ‘Golf Fore Missions’

What a fun way to support missions!   Shown above are are some of the members of the First Presbyterian Mission Team sponsoring the Golf Fore Missions tournament. Seated (L-R) are Carol Bryant, Phoebe Taylor, and Candy Carson. Standing are Kathy Algeier and Toni Dyer.  Photo/Special.   The First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City will […]

The Summit to hold special service Sunday

On Sunday, Sept. 3, The Summit Presbyterian Church will hold a special service For Justice and Prayer. This is in response to the recent conflicts around the country. “God’s people are commissioned to bring love and justice to their neighbors,” said Sandi Wilmesherr, The Summit’s pastor. “This service is open to our entire community.” Communion […]

Heritage to offer watercolor classes taught by local artist

Heritage to offer watercolor classes taught by local artist

Gail McDaniel, internationally known watercolor artist, displays one of her paintings. McDaniel will teach classes at Heritage Christian Church beginning  Sept. 14. Photo/Special.   Internationally known, award-winning watercolor artist/instructor Gail McDaniel of Griffin will offer classes to interested adults in Fayette County through Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville. Watercolor courses will be offered on Thursdays, […]

Operation Mobilization launches 12th Freedom Challenge climb

Operation Mobilization launches 12th Freedom Challenge climb

Shown above is the lost city of Machu Picchu, an Incan citadel set high in the Andes Mountains in Peru. The city was built in the 15th century and later abandoned. On Sept. 10, 40 women from seven countries will make it their destination as part of Operation Mobilization’s Freedom Challenge to end human trafficking. […]