Religion Briefs 01/19/11


Bethany moves to Parrott’s temporarily
Because of the filming of a movie at the church, Bethany United Methodist Church is holding services at Parrott’s Funeral Home chapel now through Feb. 20. Services are expected to resume at the church on Feb. 27. Choir rehearsal will be suspended until after the filming. The movie, “Joyful Noise,” will star Dolly Parton, Queen Latifah, and Kris Kristoferson. Projected release date is January 2012.

PTCUMC starts DivorceCare Jan. 19
DivorceCare is a weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced and for those who are seeking healing from the pain of divorce. A new session begins Jan. 19 and will continue through April 27. For information contact Kevin McCormick, 770-891-1177 (

CDM plans ongoing workshop
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM) in Fairburn will be the venue for a workshop series titled “40 Hours To Personal Success” to be held every fourth Saturday, from 1-5 p.m., beginning Jan. 22. Dr. Carolyn Driver of The Driver Institute will be the teacher. The workshop will show how to put into application the principles that will allow one to fulfill his/her potential and live his/her life at a deeper level and a higher dimension. No nursery or childcare will be provided. For further registration information and/or directions, contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370.

Summit will host benefit concert
Wilmesherr, a band from Middle Tennessee University, will be in concert Friday, Jan. 28 at The Summit Church. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6. There is no charge for admission; however canned goods are requested. The staple food items will be donated to Fayette Samaritans, food bank. Go to for directions to the church or call 770-460-3335. Info on “Wilmesherr “ can be found on itunes.

Project Linus schedules meetings
The Fayette County “Project Linus” group will meet at Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 349 Kenwood Rd., Fayetteville, on the third Wednesday of each month from noon until 3 p.m., and on the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon. Those interested in making security blankets for seriously ill or traumatized children are invited to participate. For more information, contact Shirley Avery at 770-487-8974.

PTCUMC starts Financial Peace in January
Registration for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University is open for classes beginning in January at Peachtree City United Methodist Church. Registration and materials cost approximately $100. Scholarships are available. Childcare is not provided. Call 770-487-6499 or email to register.

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.

Summit Church offers free tutoring
The Summit tutoring program offers free tutoring and homework help for children in elementary-high school, every Wednesday when school is in session. For more information, or to register child, contact: Carole Foran, 770-487-7655 or

Holy Trinity will offer GriefShare
Griefshare is being offered at Holy Trinity Church at 101 Walt Banks Rd. in Peachtree City. The 13-week Christian video/discussion group teaches ways for coping with the loss of a loved one. Sessions will be offered on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. beginning Feb. 2 and Feb. 4 in room #205 in the faith formation building. For more information and to pre-register, contact Gayle Reddy, 770-631-8251.