Religion Briefs 12/21/11

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Chanukah party set for Dec. 25
Chabad of Peachtree City announces “Our Big, Fat, Chabad Chanukah Party” to be held on Dec. 25, at The Lifeboat Medical Associates Building, 1201 Georgian Park, Peachtree City. The party will be from 2-4:30 p.m.  Admission is $5 per person and includes hot latkes, jelly donuts and drinks. The party will include games, face painting, arts and crafts, a Grand Dreidel spinning contest and the lighting of the Great Menorah at 4:30 p.m.  For additional information and directions, contact Don Thomas, 770-731-0219, or jdonthomas@comcast.net.

GriefShare starts Jan. 19 at PTCUMC
GriefShare, A 14-week series open to anyone in the community grieving the loss of a friend or loved one, will begin on Thursday, Jan. 19 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. in Room 308 at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd.  The program is Christ-centered and uses a video, workbook, and open discussion format. A minimal fee covers the cost of the workbook; scholarships are available. For information, contact the church office, 770-487-6499.

Divorce Care starts in January at PTCUMC
DivorceCare is a weekly seminar and support group for people who are separated or divorced. It’s a place where they can hear valuable information about ways to heal from the hurt of divorce. The new session will begin on Jan. 11 and will meet from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. weekly on Wednesday evenings at Peachtree City United Methodist Church, 225 Robinson Rd.  Sessions will be held in Room 300. For information, contact Susan McCormick (404-405-5343) or Kevin McCormick (770-891-1177).

Rainbow groups forming at Holy Trinity
Rainbows is a program that fosters emotional healing for children and teens who are grieving a loss due to a death, divorce, deployment, or other emotional trauma. Rainbow Groups are now forming and sessions will begin in January at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City. For more information, contact Rebecca Capezzuto, 678-478-1737 or 770-487-7672.