Religion Briefs 12/14/10


Woolsey announces Christmas program
Members of the Celebration Choir and Drama Team of Woolsey Baptist Church will present their Christmas Musical, “Because It’s Christmas” on Saturday and Sunday, Dec.18 and 19 at 7 p.m. and 6 p.m., respectively. Childcare provided. Woolsey Baptist Church is at 115 Hampton Rd. in Fayetteville. For more information, call the church office , 770- 461- 9618, or log onto:

NHBC plans Christmas musical Sunday
The Sanctuary Choir and Friends of National Heights Baptist Church will present select choruses of Handel’s “Messiah” and Joseph Martin’s “Season of Wonders,” a musical work celebrating the miracle of Christmas, on Sunday evening, Dec.19, at 6 p.m. A nursery will be provided and a reception will follow in the fellowship hall. The church is at the intersection of Ga. Highway 54 west and Sandy Creek Road. For information, call the church, 770-461-1704.

Bethany plans special service this Sunday
An Open Community Christmas service will be featured at Bethany United Methodist Church this Sunday with a covered dish dinner following the service. A special Christmas tree will be available for donations and special guests are expected. Children of all ages are encouraged to attend. Bethany is at the intersection of Milam/Rivers/Lee’s Lake roads in North Fayette County. For more information, call the church, 770-964-6999.

FFUMC will host Candlelight Concert
Fayetteville First United Methodist Church in downtown Fayetteville will host its annual Candlelight Concert featuring violinist Sonia Squires and pianist Rick Massengle, as well as other talented musicians, this Sunday, Dec. 19, at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary. The community is invited to attend this special Christmas performance. The church is at 175 Lanier Ave. (Ga. Highway 54 West), across from the Fayette County Courthouse. For more information, call the church, 770-461-4313.

Holy Trinity will present ‘Requiem’
On Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. the Adult Choirs of Holy Trinity Catholic Church will present “Requiem” by Gabriel Faure as well as other special music under the direction of Claire Stroud. The evening will include a reception following the concert. Holy Trinity is on the corner of Walt Banks Road and Ga. Highway 54 in Peachtree City.

Rolling Hills Baptist has new location
Rolling Hills Baptist Church recently sold its building and property to devote more resources to missions. The congregation currently worships on Sunday mornings at 9:45 a.m. at the Cinemark Tinseltown 17 Movie Theater in the Fayetteville Pavilion. For more information on Rolling Hills, see the website at

Prayer and praise group meets in Tyrone
A group of about 35-40 believers from the “southern crescent of Atlanta” recently started what is now a weekly prayer and praise gathering in Tyrone. The group plans to meet every Friday night at 7:14 p.m. ( See 2 Chronicles 7:14) at the Compass Dance Academy, 118 Palmetto Rd., Suite A, Tyrone. For information, call 770-632-5600.

Summit Church offers free tutoring
The Summit tutoring program is a ministry that focuses on supporting, encouraging, and serving children in the community. The church offers free tutoring and homework help for children in elementary through high school, every Wednesday when school is in session. For more information, or to register a child, contact Carole Foran, 770-487-7655 or

Harvest Christian offers Saturday services
Harvest Christian Community Center, a division of Eleventh Hour Call Church, has begun having Saturday worship services at 10:30 a.m. at 383 N. Glynn St., (Ga. Highway 85), Fayetteville. Guest pastors from local churches will be invited to preach. For more information, call 770-461-2009 or 770-842-4604.