Religion Briefs 08/17//11


TLCM plans revival Aug. 17-19
True Love Christian Ministries will hold a Summer Revival Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 17-19, at 7:15 p.m. nightly. The guest preachers for the revival are the Rev. Melvin Ware and First Lady, the Rev. J. T. Ware, of Mount Olive Baptist Church. True Love and Mount Olive are both leadership churches in the Fellowship of Christian Churches and Friends (FCCF) based in Fayette County. True Love is at 192 Graves Rd., Fayetteville. The senior pastor at True Love is Elder Nathaniel Livingston.

New church meets on Friday nights
Gospel Community Church is a new church now meeting in the Harvest Christian Community Center on Friday Nights at 7:30. The lead pastor is Kirk McDonald and the congregation is presently composed of 15 families.

Nativity continues new service schedule
The Episcopal Church of the Nativity in Fayetteville, which began having a single service at 10 a.m. each Sunday early in the summer, will continue on that schedule for the rest of this calendar year. The church had originally planned to return to two Sunday services beginning this month but decided to stick with the present arrangement because it has been well received by members and also has enabled the parish to reduce costs for utilities. Sunday school classes will resume Sept. 11.

Holy Trinity will begin GriefShare Aug. 17
GriefShare, a Christian-based 13-week video/discussion grief recovery group, is being offered at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 101 Walt Banks Rd., Peachtree City. Each session is self-contained and one is welcome to begin attending at any session. Sessions will be offered beginning Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 7-9 p.m. and on Friday, Aug. 19, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. For more information contact Gayle Reddy, 770-631-8251.

PTCUMC starts Divorce Care Aug. 17
Divorce Care at Peachtree City United Methodist Church will begin a 14-week seminar and support group on Wednesday, Aug. 17 for people who are separated or divorced. The sessions will continue through Nov. 16. The group will meet each Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 225 Robinson Rd., Room 300, in Peachtree City. There are no fees and childcare will be available by reservation. For more information, contact, Kevin McCormick by phone or email at 770-891-1177 or

Brooks thrift store plans tent sale
The Second Chance Thrift Shop in Brooks is having a huge Tent Sale on Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20 at the shop. All clothing and shoes will be half off. In addition, larger items such as furniture will be for sale. The Second Chance Thrift Shop is at 151 McIntosh Road, Brooks, which is just east of the post office. All proceeds go to local, state, national in international missions. Call Brooks United Methodist Church, 770-719-7593, for more information.

Prophet Chambers Training seminar planned
Christ Discipleship Ministries, 114 W. Campbellton St., Fairburn, will host a seminar titled Prophet Chambers Training Saturday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The speaker will be Prophet Timothy Frazier. The training is for those who feel called to the office of the prophet or for those who want to understand the role of the prophet in the 21st Century. Contact the CDM office in advance at 770-969-8370 for registration information. No nursery or child care will be provided.

COS starts new program year
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church announces a new program year this week. Sunday School and Adult Christian Education resume at 9:40 a.m. Aug. 21 . Music and The Master, the music and worship ministry for elementary age children, begins on Aug. 24 at 3:45 p.m. Ministries with middle and high-school youth, LOGOS and Living Our Faith Together, kick off with a beach party Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 770-487-8717 or visit

FUMC will host free brass concert Sunday
The Fayetteville First United Methodist Church (FFUMC) music department will present a free brass concert on Sunday, Aug. 21, at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary. The concert will feature an eclectic range of brass music and music for brass and organ. The community is invited to attend. FUMC is at 175 East Lanier Ave., Fayetteville. for more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313, or visit online at

Children’s Morning Out at PTCUMC
Peachtree City United Methodist Church has openings for this fall’s session of Children’s Morning Out. The session opens at 9 a.m. on Aug. 22. To receive registration information, contact Rhonda Williams at 770 486-8941 and leave a message providing your phone number and your home mailing address. Email her at For more information, visit the church website,

Summit again offers free tutoring
The Family Resource Center at The Summit Presbyterian Church will once again offer free tutoring for elementary and high school students beginning Aug. 24. Classes meet on Wednesdays, one from 4-5 p.m. and another from 5-6 p.m. Help is offered in math, reading, homework, science, and language arts. Tutors are supervised by certified teachers. To register, call 770-460-3335 or email

AWANA resumes at Woolsey
AWANA resumes at Woolsey Baptist Church on Wednesday night, Aug. 24, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. The church is at 115 Hampton Rd. in Fayetteville. For more information, call the church office, 770- 461- 9618, visit or “like” us on Facebook.