Religion Briefs 05/05/10


GriefShare starts tomorrow
Peachtree City United Methodist Church will offer a new session of GriefShare each Thursday night from 6:30 – 8 p.m beginning tomorrow night. GriefShare, a Christ-centered, Biblicly based grief support group for anyone who has lost a loved one, is open to anyone in the community and surrounding areas. Sessions will be held in room 308 at 225 Robinson Rd., Peachtree City. For directions or more info, contact Helen Ragsdale, 678-817-0238 or the church, 770-487-6499.

Risen Fest kicks off Saturday evening
The Christian music festival “Risen Fest,” a free admission event sponsored by Fayetteville’s New Vision Church, kicks off May 8, at 7 p.m. at The Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville. TheChristian rock music festival will feature Will McGinnis and Mark Stuart, with the Know Hope Collective, New Vision’s own House of Thomas, and the Lilburn-based band, The Waiting. There will be a pre-show performance beginning at 6:40 p.m. by the southeast interpretive movement teams, Vision 2 Hear Wave. Proceeds go to Haitian relief. For more information, call New Vision Church, 678-817-5777.

Aaron Crider to appear at Vineyard
Vineyard Community Church in Senoia will present a night of worship with special guest Aaron Crider this Saturday, May 8, at 7 p.m. Crider has collaborated with worshippers like Rita Springer and Jason Upton. For more information about Crider, visit For more information on the event, contact the church via email at or call 678-389-9161. The church is at 2450 Ga. Hwy. 85, Senoia.

Inman men plan fundraising fish fry
The Inman United Methodist Men’s group (IUMMC) will host a fundraising fish fry May 15 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the church. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3.50 for children. Proceeds will go for roof repairs and youth activities. For more information, call the church, 770-461-2123.

CDM hosts prophet training seminar
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM), 114 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host a seminar titled “Prophet Chambers Training: Part Four,” on Saturday, May 15, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The speaker will be Prophet Timothy Frazier. The training is for those who feel called to the office of the prophet and for those who want to understand the role of the prophet in the 21st Century.” Contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370 for registration information. No nursery or childcare will be provided.

Holy Trinity will offer Griefshare
Griefshare, a 13-week Christian video/discussion support group for those who have lost a loved one,will be offered at Holy Trinity Church at 101 Walt Banks Rd. in Peachtree City. Each GriefShare session is self-contained so one can begin attending at any time. Sessions will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. beginning May 19 and May 21. For more information and to pre-register, contact Gayle Reddy, 770-487-7672.

PTC Presbyterian concert set for May 16
The public is invited to a special concert of patriotic music with Mark Hayes and the Peachtree City First Presbyterian Church Choir on May 16 at 11:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Dove Award-winner Mark Hayes has over 50 recordings and a personal catalog of over 500 published original works. Admission is free, however a ticket will be required. Tickets are available at or at the First Presbyterian Church in Peachtree City, 206 Willowbend Rd. Childcare will be provided for children ages 4 and younger. For more information, call 770-487-7757.