Religion Briefs 10/20/10


Public servant appreciation lunch
On Sunday, Oct. 31, from noon to 2 p.m. members of Edgefield Baptist Church in Fayetteville will show appreciation to those who serve as public servants in Fayette county (local fire, police, sheriff and EMS officials) by providing them with a complimentary lunch in the George Porter Fellowship Hall. All public servants are welcome. Edgefield is at 140 Church St. in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, contact the church, 770-461-7388. Elder Eddie Thomas is senior pastor.

Bethany plans Trunk or Treat
Bethany United Methodist Church will have have a Trunk or Treat for the kids on Sunday, Oct. 31, from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Adults are invited to come meet their neighbors and let their kids trick or treat in a safe, wholesome environment. Bethany is in north Fayette County on the corner of Rivers/Milam and Lee’s Lake Roads. For more information, call the church office, 770-964-6999.

Brooks UMC plans Fall Festival Oct. 31
The community is invited to celebrate fall at Brooks United Methodist Church’s Fall Festival on Oct. 31 from 5 – 7 p.m. Children are invited to dress up and enjoy Trunk Trick or Treating from 5 – 6 p.m. and carnival games in the gym from 6 – 7 p.m. Families are invited to enjoy homemade soup and cornbread or hotdogs prepared by the ladies for a love offering for missions. Brooks UMC is at 119 Morgan Mill Rd. in Brooks, at the corner of Hwy 85 Connector and Morgan Mill Road. For more information go to the church website,, or call 770-719-7593.

Edgefield’s Trunk or Treat is Oct. 31
On Sunday, Oct. 31, from 2:30 -4 p.m., Edgefield’s Zion Youth Ministry wil host a Hallelujah Day – Trunk or Treat Fall Festival. There will be plenty of candy, prizes and food. Edgefield is at 140 Church St. in downtown Fayetteville. For more information, contact the church, 770-461-7388. Min. Barney Jackson and Min. Darius Jones are the youth pastors.

New Hope plans Fall Festivals
New Hope Baptist Church will host its annual Fall Festival at both the North and South campus locations on Sunday, Oct. 31, from 4-7 p.m. This family event is aimed specifically at preschool through sixth grade children. The Trunk & Treat part of the event will start at 5 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. Activities will include inflatables for all ages, a cake walk, clown shows and food court. Children must be accompanied by an adult and need a free wristband to participate. Happy costumes are encouraged. There is no cost except for food. The North Campus is at 551 New Hope Rd., Fayetteville, and the South Campus is at 1563 Ga. Hwy. 74 South, Senoia. For more information, call Jan or Deborah, 770-461-4337.

Hallelujah NIght is Oct. 31 in PTC
Peachtree City First Presbyterian Church and First Baptist Church will host “Hallelujah Night,” a free fun alternative to trick-or treating, Sunday, Oct. 31 from 6-8 pm. Activities for the children include face painting, rock wall climbing, G Force, High Striker, Ring Toss and more. There will be plenty of popcorn, hot dogs and candy. The event will be held at the two churches on Willowbend Road. For more information, call 770-487-7757.

FFUMC Fall Festival set for Oct. 31
Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will host its Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct. 31 from 3 – 5:30 p.m. The church parking lot located off Melissa Segars Way will be transformed into carnival-type atmosphere with inflatables, games, barbecue dinner, Bluegrass band and trunk-or-treat. Prizes will be rewarded during the games as members collect school kits for the United Methodist Committee on Relief. All of the events are free.

The Rock Baptist announces Fall Festival
The Rock Baptist Church on Sandy Creek Road will have its Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 30, from noon until 2 p.m. The festival will feature lots of candy, games, food, a cake walk and more. The church is at 1392 Sandy Creek Rd., near Ga. Highway 74, north of Tyrone. For information, call the church, 770-964-4908.

Woolsey will host Fall Festival
The annual Fall Festival of Woolsey Baptist Church will be Sunday, Oct. 31, from 4:30- 7 p.m. and is for all children through the sixth grade. Non-scary costumes are welcome. There will be popcorn, Trunk or Treat, cake walk, games and candy, hay ride, face painting, a hot dog dinner serving from 5-6 p.m., live music and tons of fun. All activities are free, except for the Cake Walk which is $1, with proceeds going to support missions. This is a family-friendly event and safe alternative to Halloween. Woolsey Baptist Church is at 115 Hampton Rd. in Fayetteville. For information, call 770- 461- 9618 or log onto