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He is risen!

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“The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law.” – Mark 1:22 Read More»

It’s Easter! Local churches prepare for Holy Day

It’s Easter! Local churches prepare for Holy Day
The southside Christian religious community is busy observing Holy Week activities this week as the Lenten season winds down to the joyous celebration of Easter this Sunday.

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FFBC will present resurrection trial

On April 27 at 6 p.m., the Fayetteville First Baptist Church will present an Easter play, “The Resurrection on Trial.” at 6 p.m.

The play is described as a “ ... well researched and beautifully written drama of a court case in which most of those on the scene at the resurrection are called on to prove or disprove the validity of the resurrection.”

For more information, call 770-461-8378 or visit www.fayettevillefbc.org. The church is at 205 E. Stonewall Ave., Fayetteville.

Hopewell members share shearing with congregation

1. Alpacas wait patiently for their turn to be sheared.
2. A curious alpaca looks on as a fellow alpaca goes under the clippers for the annual spring shearing. 
3. Alpaca shearer David Carrell, left, and his assistant, Colin, shearing one of the alpacas on the Ziegler farm.
4. Alpaca owner Sally Ziegler, foreground, stuffs alpaca fleece into a bag held by Lois McFarland. The bags are sent to a processing plant in Tennessee and turned into weaving yarn. Photos/Special.

By Elaine Pierce

Special to The Citizen

Sally and Lon Ziegler moved from Vermont to Tyrone last year but they didn’t come by themselves. They brought a small herd of alpacas with them and created a new home on Tyrone Rd. Sally, a weaver by passion, works full time at a jewelry store and her husband is employed by Delta Air Lines. Read More»

Peachtree Wind Ensemble to present concert at Flat Creek

Flat Creek Baptist Church will host a Spring Concert by the Peachtree Wind Ensemble Saturday, April 26, at 3 p.m.

The concert will feature selections by Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov, Leonard Bernstein, John Phillup Sousa, and Henry Filmore. Admission is free.

The Peachtree Wind Ensemble is a volunteer community band which includes musicians from Fayette County and the surrounding areas. The band performs several concerts a year in various venues around the area. Flat Creek Baptist Church is at 161 Flat Creek Trail, Fayetteville, between Ga. Hwy. 54 and Tyrone Road.

Evergreen’s first anniversary

Members of Evergreen Church in Peachtree City celebrated their first anniversary recently with a “green out.”

Members of Evergreen Church in Peachtree City celebrated their first anniversary recently with a “green out.” In honor of the occasion, “gifts” of personal care items and Comfort Quilts were donated to Southwest Christian Hospice. Evergreen, a Presbyterian Fellowship, offers a traditional service Sundays at 9 a.m. at the Methodist Annex, South Peachtree Parkway, and a contemporary service Sundays at 5:30 p.m. at Heritage Christian Annex, Bernhard Road. Photo/Special.

Monumental moments: Where were you when . . .?

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The 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron setting a new major league baseball home run record was yesterday. The Atlanta Braves are celebrating the milestone this season by wearing a special patch carrying “715,” Aaron’s autograph, and a “40th Anniversary” banner. They were scheduled to honor him last night in ceremonies at Turner Field.

I was a teenage Braves fan who listened to as many games as possible. I listened, because few Braves games were televised then. Ted Turner wouldn’t start broadcasting Braves games on his Superstation until 1977. Read More»

Drama, music provide structure for services at COS this weekend

“The Cry of the Whole Congregation” is a dramatic portrayal of the events in the last week before Jesus’ resurrection. It will provide the structure for all services this weekend, April 12 and 13, at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Peachtree City. The service was written by Walter Wangerin, a noted pastor/professor/novelist/essayist. He employs four story-tellers, three of whom assume the roles of Pilate, Judas, and Peter; the fourth voices the words of Jesus.

Dancers, drummers, and musicians all help propel the narrative, but in reality all in the congregation are cast members. Read More»

Mount Olive Baptist plans Men’s Day, revivals for April

Mt. Olive Baptist Church will celebrate Men’s Day on April 13 with guest speaker Minister Antone Smith at 10 a.m. The church also will have three consecutive Wednesday Night Revivals, April 16, 23 and 30, each at 7 p.m. nightly.

Pastor Tamarcus Cook of St. Smyrna Baptist Church will preach on April 16, Pastor Keith Staley of Chosen Generation will speak April 23, and Pastor Collier Starks of Rebirth Christian Outreach Center will speak on April 30.

Mt. Olive is at 1565 Ga. Hwy. 92 N., Fayetteville.

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