Religion Briefs 01/25/12


Seniors head for Columbus Jan. 27
The S.A.G.E. group (Senior Adults Going Everywhere) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will travel to Columbus (Ga.) to visit The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center at Patriot Park, view an IMAX movie, and have lunch at the Fife & Drum Restaurant on Friday, Jan. 27. The group will leave the church at 8 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. The cost is $15 and includes the museum. guided tour and IMAX movie, plus lich at the Fife & Drum. For information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

McIntosh Chorus to perform at COS
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church will welcome the McIntosh High School Advanced Women’s Chorus to worship services at 10:50 and 11 a.m. Sunday morning. The chorus will appear as part of an emphasis on high school ministries, which Interim Director Marta Diehm coordinates. “One50,” the church’s high school praise band, will provide music leadership at 10:50, and the Clarinet Choir, made up of high school musicians, will play at 11 a.m.. Students will serve as speakers, worship assistants, ushers, communion servers, and more.

Holy Trinity will offer GriefShare
GriefShare sessions will start Feb.1 and Feb. 3 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City.  Griefshare is a 13-week Christian video/discussion support group for those who are coping with the loss of a loved one, either recently or from years past. It is for those who may be experiencing loneliness, despair, regrets, and/or anger. The group meets Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. and Friday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Room #205 in the Faith Formation building. For more information, contact Gayle Reddy, 770-631-8251.

St. Paul changes service times
Beginning Sunday, Feb. 5, the 8:15 a.m. traditional service at St. Paul Lutheran Church will change to 8 a.m. The church is on Ardenlee Parkway off Ga. Highway 74 in Peachtree City.

Summit  offers free tutoring
The Family Resource Center at The Summit Presbyterian Church offers free tutoring for elementary and high school students. 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

Real Life Center needs donations
The Real Life Center, which operates a food pantry, has a continuous need for food/pantry items. Donations can be dropped off at the Real Life Center, 382 Senoia Rd., Tyrone, Monday through Thursday from  9 a.m. – noon, and Thursday evenings from 5-7 p.m.  The center is sponsored and supported by several churches in the area. For more information, visit the web site,

Prayer group formed at Summit
A community prayer group is being formed at The Summit Family Resource Center, 1373 Ga. Highway 92 S. Fayetteville. The group will meet from 9:30-10:15 a.m. on Thursday mornings. They will pray for our schools, community and families. This is an inter-denominational event. Everyone is invited. Call 770-460-3335 for more information.

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 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Peachtree City. For more information, contact Rebecca Capezzuto, 678-478-1737 or 770-487-7672.