Religion Briefs 091317

Celebrate A Woman’s Journey Sept. 17 The women of Flipper Chapel A. M. E. Church will celebrate A Woman’s Journey, Sunday, Sept. 17 (Philippians 3: 13-14. ). The Rev. Kimberly Lyons, pastor, will bring the morning message at 11 a.m. At 2:30 p.m., the guest pastor and church family will be the Rev. Wilhelmenia Devone […]

LDS Interfaith Luncheon celebrates successful summer program

LDS Interfaith Luncheon celebrates successful summer program

The fifth Interfaith Luncheon was recently hosted by the Peachtree City Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints as a thank you to all those who contributed to the Smart Lunch Smart Kid summer lunch program this past summer. Approximately 140 guests attended the luncheon, including Methodists, Muslims, Mormons, Presbyterians, Lutherans, Baptists, Jews and […]

Mount Olive Baptist will host Gospel Under the Stars Sept. 16

Mt. Olive Baptist Church will host its Gospel Under the Stars Festival Saturday, Sept. 16,  from 2 to 7 p.m. at 1565 Ga. Highway 92 North (Forrest Avenue) in Fayetteville (on the grounds of Mount Olive Baptist Church). Festival admission is free and open to the public.  Festival events and activities include mobile video game […]

FFUMC members provide hygiene kits for flood victims

FFUMC members provide hygiene kits for flood victims

The Rev. Michael Phillips (L) and Randy Riddell prepare collection boxes for the UMCOR hygiene kit donations for Hurricane Harvey victims. Photo/Special.   Fayetteville First United Methodist Church is working with The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to respond to a need for hygiene kits in the wake of the Hurricane Harvey disaster in […]

Congregation B’nai Israel to celebrate Jewish High Holidays

Congregation B’nai Israel invites the community to the upcoming Jewish High Holy Holiday services. The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, Sept 20 – Rosh Hashana evening services, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, Sept 21 – Rosh Hashana – morning services, 10 a.m. followed by a luncheon; Friday, Sept 29 – Yom Kippur – evening services, 7:30 p.m.; […]

‘Reminder’ rocks

‘Reminder’ rocks

Peachtree City First Presbyterian Church’s pastor, the Rev. Morgan Morse Hay, delivered a sermon on Jacob’s dream at Bethel, Genesis 28:10-21. “Jacob rose early in the morning, and he took the stone that he had put under his head and set it up for a pillar.” The congregation took a rock home after the service […]

Brooks Christian members return from La Cruz mission trip

A team of four adults from Brooks Christian Church recently returned from a mission trip to La Cruz, Costa Rica, a part of Worldwide Disciple Makers International. The team was lead by Debbie and Arlan Roan who lived and worked in La Cruz for almost three years. The trip was financially and spiritually supported by […]

Harvey, Irma and you

As I write this, Hurricane Harvey and the devastation in Texas are heavy on my mind and in the forefront of my prayers. I am from Texas, having attended both junior high and high school in Baytown, one of the places hardest hit by the flooding waters. In fact, when you were watching The Weather […]

Religion Briefs 090617

Inman pianist wins national award Carolyn Kramlich, pianist at Inman United Methodist Church, won first place in the DAR American Heritage instrumental music competition for 2017, for her composition intitled “Forward March.” Carolyn performed this march at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, June 29, 2017. An explanation of the march’s theme: Reflecting on […]

Tyrone’s First Christian Church will celebrate 117 years this Sunday

Tyrone’s First Christian Church will celebrate 117 years this Sunday

First Christian Church at its original location on Main Street in College Park. Photo/Special. By Marilyn Doyal and Judy Kilgore In September of 1900, a group of families gathered under a brush arbor on the south side of Atlanta to form First Christian Church of College Park. Two locations and 117 years later, that church […]

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