The Good News of Christmas is not fake news

It must be nearing year-end because the “words of the year” have been released. Dictionary.com follows each year’s most meaningful events and “look-up” trends. The site has named “complicit” as its word of the year. “Complicit” means to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others; having involvement in wrongdoing (http://www.dictionary.com/e/word-of-the-year-2017/). When […]

St. Nicholas to Santa Claus

Let’s go back again to the “Liturgical Calendar.” On it today, December 6, is a designation not very familiar to most of us. Today is “St. Nicholas Day.” Yes, “that one,” who has given rise to our old friend Santa Claus. Again, many articles and website entries have given us information about this, and I’ll […]

Summit having Christmas dinner and concert on Sat.

The Summit Presbyterian Church at 1373 Ga. Highway  92 S. will have their annual Christmas Dinner and Concert on Saturday Dec. 9 at 7p.m. Michael Wheeler’s band will preform. This is a group of musicians from Clayton State University, who often play at Spivey Hall. Their talent is remarkable and their program is diverse, meeting […]

Church kids help out many disaster victims

Church kids help out many disaster victims

The kids and youth at Fayette Presbyterian Church on Forrest Avenue in Fayetteville held a “Packing Party” as an outreach project. After weeks of gathering school supplies, they packed a big load of tote bags full to send to the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. These kits are kept on hand and given to school-aged children after […]

Helping out the less fortunate

Helping out the less fortunate

Dawn Cramer, Newnan, stands with the first of many blankets, coats, sweat shirts/pants, socks, flannel shirts, hoodies, and shoes being collected for the Atlanta Homeless Outreach of Christ the King Church, Sharpsburg. Cramer and Rayna Dickerson, Senoia, have been involved in homeless outreach throughout the years on behalf of the CTK congregation. This year the […]

New pastor is named

New pastor is named

Evergreen Church announces with great joy their new Lead Pastor, Reverend Donald Feuerbach. Reverend Feuerbach comes to Evergreen Church with a wealth of experience, having most recently served as Lead Pastor for Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church in New Jersey. Pastor Feuerbach has also served as Lead Pastor for a church in Germantown, Tenn. as Associate […]

Head to Newnan for the ‘Messiah’

On Dec.  17 at 3 p.m., Coweta’s own Masterworks Chorale will join the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) Chancel Choir to present George Frederic Handel’s Messiah, Part I, ending with the beloved “Hallelujah Chorus.” This free concert, Masterworks’ gift to the community, will take place in downtown Newnan in the FUMC sanctuary. Artistic Director Kathy […]

Ask Father Paul – The origin of Thanksgiving

DEAR FATHER PAUL: My family moved to America and to this area from the Middle East over ten years ago. We love America and we love it here. As I email this, it is only a few weeks until Thanksgiving 2017. Of all the many American holidays, Thanksgiving has become our most favorite. We love […]

For all the saints

I’m actually writing this article on Nov. 1. On the “liturgical calendar” of The Church, used mainly by Catholics, Lutherans, and Anglicans, but also by many others, November 1st is set aside as “All Saints’ Day.” I thought I’d share a little about this day and its meaning. So many articles and official documents have […]

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