Religion Briefs 040908

Tue, 04/08/2008 - 2:24pm
By: The Citizen

St. Andrew’s card party is next Wednesday
The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Peachtree City will host their 21st annual card party and luncheon Wednesday, April 16, at 11 a.m. in the parish hall, 316 Peachtree Parkway North and Stephens Entry. Men, women, groups and individuals are welcome to join in the fun. Tickets are $15 per person and may be reserved by calling the church office, 770-487-8415.

Ebenezer UMC plans yard sale
Members of Ebenezer United Methodist Church will host a yard sale Saturday, April 19, beginning at 8 a.m. Lunch consisting of vegetable soup, collards , sweet potatoes and cornbread also will be available, followed by fried pies and cobbler for dessert. The church is at 680 Ebenezer Church Rd., between Peachtree City and Fayetteville.

Legacy plans Passover workshop April 19
Legacy Ministries Equipping Center will host a weekend workshop Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. that includes a teaching on what each element of the Passover meal represents. The workshop, which is open to the community, will include a full Passover Seder meal served from noon - 2 p.m. The cost is $5 for a Passover booklet plus a donation for the training and meal. Seating is limited and reservations should be made by April 12. Call 404-643-9042 to reserve a space. Legacy is at 1952 Ga. Hwy. 54W., Suite 100, two blocks east of the Peachtree City Publix.

Jessica McElveen walk scheduled for April 19
A four-mile benefit walk for Jessica McElveen, sponsored by Living Proof Church in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 19, at Living Proof Church in Tyrone. Participants must be at least 12 years old. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and release forms along with donation forms, will be received between 9 and 9:45 a.m. T-shirts will be available for purchase. The walk will begin and end at Living Proof Church.

FFUMC to offer Body Recall
Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will offer Body Recall, a lifetime fitness program, in 10-week sessions that will meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. The first session begins Monday, April 21. The program combines wellness education with exercise and challenges people at all levels of physical ability. For more information or to register, call 770-461-4313.

Blood drive set for April 20 at FFUMC
The Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will host a Red Cross Blood Drive Sunday, April 20, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the gym. Members may make appointments at the Welcome Center or at the Wednesday night suppers. Non members who would like to donate blood should call the church, 770-461-4313.

National Heights to host Baptist Heritage Council
The Baptist Heritage Council of Georgia will hold a regional informational meeting at National Heights Baptist Church Tuesday, April 22, at noon, to outline the council’s work and mission A complimentary lunch will be served. The council is dedicated to preserving and promoting historic Baptist principles. Dr. Robert Lynn, retired president of Louisiana Baptist College, will be the guest speaker. The community is invited. Make reservations for the luncheon by calling Dr. Bill Scarbrough, 770-964-0761 or 770-367-0228, or the church office, 770-461-1704, by noon April 21. National Heights is on Ga. Hwy. 54 West at the intersection of Old Norton and Sandy Creek Roads, Fayetteville.

CDM plans leadership seminar
Christ Discipleship Ministries (CDM) will host a leadership seminar titled “Elijah & Elisha and the Relationship of Today’s Church Leadership,” Part II, on Saturday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at CDM in Fairburn. Speakers will be Pastor Carolyn Driver and Pastor Timothy Frazier. All church leaders are encouraged to attend. For further information and/or directions, contact the CDM office, 770-969-8370. No nursery or childcare will be provided.

Inman plans ceremony to bless the animals
Inman United Methodist Church will host its third annual Blessing of the Animals Saturday, April 26, from 1-2:30 p.m. Rain date will be the following week, May 3. Special recognition will be given those who use animals in the service of others. Special guests will include the Fayette County Humane society, Noah’s Ark Wildlife and Rehabilitation Center and Children’s Home of Locust Grove. For more information, call Donna McChargue, 770-461-1005, or Erica Gassaway, 770-707-0065.

S.A.G.E. plans trip to LaGrange
The S.A.G.E. group (seniors) at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will travel to LaGrange April 25 to visit Explorations in Antiquity, a museum of daily life in biblical times. Following the tour, a four-course biblical meal will be served. The group will return to Fayetteville by 3:30 p.m. The cost is $33 per person and includes transportation, entrance fee, guided tour, meal and tips. For reservations, contact Thomasina Miller, 770-461-9372.

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