Religion Briefs 06/19/13


Gospel and praise concert set for June 22
On Saturday, June 22, Christ Our Hope Lutheran Church in Riverdale will have a Potluck Dinner beginning at 6 p.m. followed by a Gospel and Praise Concert at 7 p.m. The concert will feature  Voices of Hope along with another choir or two from the area. In addition, Allen Ries and Kevin Jacobson, composer/performer/recording artist, will perform special pieces. Bring a main dish and salad or dessert to share. A free-will offering will be taken and the money will be used toward purchasing new robes. The church is at 2165 Ga. Hwy.  138, SW, Riverdale. Phone 770-997- 7117 or email for more information.

COS changes worship schedule
Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church has announced a change in its worship schedule. Beginning June 23, the last service on Sunday will move to 9:45 a.m. From that weekend through July, these are the choices: Traditional worship,  Saturday, 7 p.m., and Sunday, 8:30 and 9:45 a.m. Contemporary worship Sunday, 10:50 a.m.

VBS at FFUMC is June 24-28
Vacation Bible School at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will meet the week of June 24-28 from 9 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. for Kingdom Rock. Children ages three (as of 1/1/2013) through fifth grade are invited to enter the epic adventure that empowers kids to stand strong. Cost is $5 per child (if registered before June 1). The cost increases to $10 after June 1, Cost includes a t-shirt and music CD. Registration forms are available now. Call the church, 770-461-4313, for more information.

COS VBS starts June 24
Vacation Bible School at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, Peachtree City, is scheduled for Monday, June 24, to Thursday, June 27, from 9 a.m. – noon. Water Day is Friday, June 28, from 9 – 11 a.m. “Splash in God’s Word” is for children age 4 (born before 9/1/09) through completed fifth grade. A donation of $10 per child is requested. Each day features Bible stories with live skits, science, crafts, games and more. Family night and an Ice Cream Social are planned for Thursday,June 27. Families may sign up online by visiting COS Vacation Bible School Registration.

CHHH conference planned for June 27
The Conquering Hell in High Heels Conference will be held Thursday, June 27, through Saturday, June 29, at Christ Church, White Water, 1577 Ga. Hwy. 85 South, Fayetteville. The Conquering Hell in High Heels team is led by Pastor Kimberly Jones-Pothier of Church of the Harvest Fayette. For registration, go to   

Community Day set for June 29
Kingdom Living Ministries International in Peachtree City will host a Community Fun, Family, and Friends Day on Saturday, June 29, from noon until  6 p.m. Activities will include health awareness and screenings from Piedmont Fayette Hospital, fire safety tips from Peachtree City Fire and Rescue Department, recreational activities, live entertainment, giveaways, great food and fun for the entire family.  For more information, contact the administrative offices of Kingdom Living Ministries Int’l, 678-422-0234, or email