Religion Briefs 04/04/12


S.A.G.E. group heads for botanical gardens
The S.A.G.E group at Fayetteville First UMC is planning a trip to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens on Thursday, April 26. The cost is $20 per person for admission and transportation, plus lunch on your own at the “Metro Fresh in the Garden Cafe.” After April 12, the cost is $25 per person. The group will depart at 9 a.m. and will return to the church at 2 p.m. Trip dates are subject to change and are dependent on driver availability and a 15 person minimum. For more information, call the church office, 770-461-4313.

Bethany UMC to hold yard sale
Bethany United Methodist church will hold a yard sale Friday and Saturday, April 13 and 14, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Items for sale will include clothing, household items, children’s items and miscellaneous. The church is at 607 Rivers Rd. in north Fayette County. For information, call the church, 770-964-6999.

Nat’l Heights offers parenting classes
Five- week Active Parenting classes will meet again at National Heights Baptist Church from 2-4 p.m. starting Sunday, April 15. The cost is $13 per family.  Classes are co-sponsored by the United Methodist Children’s home.  To register, email Noelle Owen at  

FPC Spring Fling is April 28 downtown
Fayette Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville will host its “Annual Spring Fling” on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  The event will be held at the Downtown Fayetteville Square  Gazebo and Fountain Area (in front of the Government Complex).  It is open to the public. A musical band, booths for games, free rides and popcorn, information and food and beverages will be available.  A door prize drawing will be held every hour (tickets $1). Those attending are requested to bring a non-perishable item for donation to the Fayette Samaritans.

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