Religion Briefs 090617


Inman pianist wins national award
Carolyn Kramlich, pianist at Inman United Methodist Church, won first place in the DAR American Heritage instrumental music competition for 2017, for her composition intitled “Forward March.” Carolyn performed this march at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, June 29, 2017. An explanation of the march’s theme: Reflecting on the theme of passing along family musical traditions. Inman members say they are very proud and honored to have such an amazing talent in their church.

PUMC seniors to visit farmer’s market
The Second Half senior group at Providence United Methodist Church will take a trip to the DeKalb Farmer’s Market and have lunch at Mary Mac’s Tea Room on Thursday, Sept. 14. The group will leave the church at 9 a.m., visit the market from 10 a.m. – noon, then go to lunch at Mary Mac’s. The indoor farmer’s market  specializes in spices, seafood, meat and baked goods and is worth a visit, even if you don’t shop. Email Paul Childs ( by Sept. 9 to reserve a seat on the bus. Providence is at 592 Bernhard Rd, Fayetteville. For more information, call 770-719-8800.

‘Goliath Must Fall’ Bible study starts tonight
Unity Christian Church will offer a new, six-week bible study series, “Goliath Must Fall,” Beginning tonight, Sept. 6, at 7:30 p.m. The series will feature how to defeat the “giants” of rejection, fear, anger, comfort, and addiction. Unity Christian is at 426 Rivers Rd. in north Fayette County. Smith Atwater is the pastor. For more information, call 770-774-9036, visit, email, or visit the church Facebook page at