Religion Briefs 08/18/10


Flint Ridge revival starts tonight
Flint Ridge Baptist Church will hold its Revival Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 18-20 at 7 p.m. each night. The senior pastor at Flint Ridge is the Rev. Jerome Drakeford. The guest preachers for the revival are: Wednesday, the Rev. Roosevelt Loveless of Grace Baptist Church in Morrow; Thursday (Youth Night), Minister Walter Kearse of Beulah Land Bible Church in Warner Robins; and Friday, the Rev. Carlton Huff, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Riverdale. Flint Ridge is in northeast Fayette County at 104 Old Rd., just off of Ga. Highway 85. For more information contact the church at or 770-461-8742.

Revival planned at Bethlehem
Bethlehem’s revival is Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 18-20, at 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Ed Cochran, pastor of Floyd Chapel in Stockbridge, is the guest speaker. Bethlehem is in Peachtree City at 475 Dividend Dr., near the entrance to Falcon Field. For more information contact the church, 770-631-0267.

Upward flag football deadline is Friday
McDonough Road Baptist Church invites children kindergarten age through eighth grade to register for Upward Flag football and cheerleading. Cost is $80 for flag football and $80 for cheerleading. Registration forms and fees may be dropped off at the church office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and the deadline is Aug. 20. Practices begin Monday, Aug. 28, and the first games are Saturday, Oct. 23. Call 770-460-5423 for more information. The church is at 352 McDonough Rd., Fayetteville, just past the department of drivers’ services office.

Jesus Feast continues through Sept. 18
The Jesus Feast, a project conceived by two Christian business women from Fayette County, started Aug. 10 and will continue through Sept. 18. Jesus Feast is a plan which invites individuals to spend 40 days focusing on Jesus, ending on The Day of Atonement, Saturday, Sept. 18. Local radio station J93.3 will read one miracle each day at 2:40 p.m. The project will conclude with a community service at the Villages Amphitheater in Fayetteville on the final day, Sept. 18. Visit the website,, for more information.

PTCUMC starts GriefShare Aug. 19
Peachtree City United Methodist Church will begin a new session of GriefShare Aug 19. The class meets each Thursday night from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in room 308 at 225 Robinson Road. Weekly videos give information from experts in the field of grief counseling. All facilitators have experienced the loss of a loved one and can identify with the emotions that result from the grief process. GriefShare is open to anyone In the community that has lost a loved one. Call the church, 770-487-6499, or Helen Ragsdale, 678-817-0238, to register or for answers to questions.

CDM will host youth ‘hype’ night
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM) in Fairburn will host a Youth Empowerment Hype Night on Saturday, Aug. 21, beginning at 6 p.m. For further information and/or directions, contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370.

McVey will speak at PTC’s First Baptist
Grace Walk author Steve McVey will speak at First Baptist Church, 208 Willowbend Rd., Peachtree City, Aug. 22. Services are at 9 a.m. in the main sanctuary, and at 10:35 across the street at “The Bridge.” There will be a follow up Grace Walk Conference at First Baptist Sept. 17-18. The cost of $25 includes lunch. For more details, call 770-487-8133, or get details online at

Vendors sought for craft fair
Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will host its 21st annual craft fair and bric-a-brac sale Saturday Nov. 6. Crafters who are interested in a booth are asked to contact Carol at 770-330-1572 for vendor information.

Hawk your wares during NFUMC’s race
North Fayette United Methodist Church is offering spaces (10’ x 12’) for residents to hold individual craft, yard or antique sales, or for businesses and organizations to set up informational booths during its Annual 5K Run and Barbecue on Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Spaces are available at $25 for one space or $40 for two spaces. For further information or to rent a space, call Theresa McDonald, 770-716-5942, or email North Fayette is at the corner of New Hope Road and Kenwood Road in Fayetteville.

New website for MRBC
McDonough Road Baptist Church launched its newly rebuilt website on Aug. 1. The website is still being enhanced, but basic information, sermons, and other resources and information are available. The address is