New Hope’s Living Christmas Tree runs through Dec. 13

New Hope Baptist Church’s 2009 Living Christmas Tree production entitled “Hallelujah … Light Has Come,” started Tuesday and will run through this Sunday, Dec. 13. Tickets are required but are free by calling 770-460-4838, or online at Tickets also may be obtained at either north or south location, 551 New Hope Road, or 1563 […]

Fayette Community Church plans all-day event for ‘conspiracy’ Honduras fund-raiser

Fayette community Church has partnered with Advent Conspiracy to raise money to provide a well for a village in Honduras. This Saturday, Dec. 12, FCC will host an indoor yard sale, free child care, pictures with Santa, $5 haircuts, and a live music festival, featuring Zerubbabel, Chelsea Boyd, Jason Gridley, Renegade Jane, Drew Wilmesherr, and […]

McDonough Road will present Cottrell in concert December 13

McDonough Road Baptist Church and Compassion International will present contemporary Christian singer and songwriter Travis Cottrell in concert Sunday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. at McDonough Road Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Cottrell, worship leader for all Beth Moore Bible study events, will perform as part of the Gloria Christmas Tour. Also in concert will be […]

Special gift

Mrs. Mary Younger (left) and daughter Drenda Brady, members of The Catholic Church of St. Gabriel in Fayetteville, recently donated a sanctuary lamp to Our Lady of Mercy High School. Shown also is Father Jimmy Adams, chaplain of the school and pastor of St. Gabriel’s. The lamp was originally in a Catholic church in Houston, […]

Holly Grove AME will host Men’s Chorus Night Dec. 12

Holly Grove African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church will hold “Saturday Night Out with the Lord,” for its Men’s Chorus Night on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. The Pastor at Holly Grove isthe Rev. Eyvonne Whitman. If men’s choruses from other churches would like to participate, they may sign in on the available sheet the […]

B’nai Israel to host book fair; celebrate Chanukah

Congregation B’nai Israel will host a Book Fair at Barnes & Noble in Fayetteville Saturday, Dec. 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 12 is the second night of Chanukah, the Jewish celebration of the victory of the Maccabees and the rededication of the Jerusalem Temple. It also commemorates the miracle of the oil that […]

COS to offer Moravian Love Feasts Saturday & Sunday

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will offer Love Feasts in Moravian Tradition on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. All worshipers will be served specially-baked Love Feast buns, Moravian coffee, and beeswax candles dressed with a red paper “ruff.” The theme of this year’s Love […]

Religion Briefs 120909

FFBC offers Christmas music and drama The Worship Ministries of Fayetteville First Baptist will offer favorite Christmas songs and carols, as well as a play presented by the Revelation Drama Troupe, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 12 and 13, at 6 p.m. nightly. There is no charge. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. each night. The church […]


Mr. and Mrs. Walter Leo Bertke of Peachtree City announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Marie, to Ryan Joseph Downey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Lamar Downey of Peachtree City. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Louis Smith of Yorkshire, Ohio, and of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Joseph Bertke […]

Boy Scout leaders attend training

Boy Scouts and Leaders of Troop 79 attended a 4-hour, Junior Leader Training workshop at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone, Georgia on Saturday, Nov. 21. The workshop was facilitated by Bill Cain, Program Chairman, Sepohayetv District, Flint River Council, BSA. The purpose of the workshop is to train the junior leaders of a troop […]