Religion Briefs 040109

Tue, 03/31/2009 - 3:00pm
By: The Citizen

Brooks UMC to present comedy tonight
Brooks United Methodist Church will present a night of comedy, “Hope Through Hilarity,” featuring comedian Scott Davis, Wednesday, April 1, at 7 p.m. For more information go to or call Brooks UMC at 770-719-7593. The church is at 119 Morgan Mill Rd., Brooks, on Ga. 85 Connector just three miles east of Starr’s Mill.

Mt. Olive plans yard sale, fish fry
The Mt. Olive Baptist Church will have a Yard Sale and Fish Fry Saturday, April 4. Those wishing to rent a table can call the church at 770-892-7508 and leave a message for Deacon Alvin Ponder. The table rental is $25. The yard sale will begin at 7 a.m. The fish fry will start at 11 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Mount Olive is in northwest Fayette County at 1565 Ga. Hwy. 92 North.

Inman to host egg hunt
Inman United Methodist Church will host an Easter Egg Hunt for children through fifth grade Saturday, April 4, at the Youth House. The events for children preschool through second grade will be from 2-4 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt in the Dark for children in third through fifth grade will be from 6-8 p.m. Egg Hunts include a Bible lesson, crafts, games, snacks and the egg hunt. For more information, contact Connie Corley, 770-461-6765.

NFUMC offers special music this Sunday
The North Fayette UnitedMethodist Church Chancel Choir, Orchestra, and LuAnn Latzanich will present Theodore Dubois‘ “The Seven Last Words of Christ,” on Palm Sunday, April 5, at the 8:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship celebrations. Also featured will be the solo voices of Kim Bryan, soprano, Bill Bryan, bass, and Jim Marks, tenor. The service will open with the procession of palms and conclude with the remembrance of the passion in the singing of “The Seven Last Words of Christ.” For more information on this and other upcoming events at NFUMC, visit the church website,, or call 770-461-2409.

Angel Food orders taken April 11
The Branches Community Church, host site for Angel Food Ministries, will take orders for boxes of food Saturday, April 11, from 10 a.m. until noon. The cost is $30 and payment may be made by cash, money order or food stamps. Pick up will be Saturday, April 18, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Orders also are taken online at with payment by debit or credit card. The church is at 282 Ga. Hwy. 314, Suite B, Fayetteville.

Southside Baptist to host Egg Hunt
Southside Baptist Church invites the community to a cookout and Easter Egg Hunt for children ages preschool to 12 years, Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m. The church is at 1332 Ga. Hwy. 92 South, Fayetteville. For information, call 770-461-3393.

New Hope Egg Hunt is April 11
New Hope Baptist Church will have an Easter EGGStravanagza Saturday, April 11, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The event will feature breakfast with the pastor, egg hunts for children in preschool through fifth grade, inflatables, clown shows, face painting and family fun. This is a free event except for food ($1 for students; $2 for adults). The south campus is at 1563 Ga. Hwy. 74 south, near Senoia. For more information, call 770-461-4337.

Holocaust Remembrance set for April 19
On Sunday April 19, Congregation B’nai Israel in Fayetteville will host the annual Yom Hashoah program with Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church. The Holocaust Remembrance Day Service starts at 4 p.m., followed by a reception with complimentary food. The entire community is invited to attend this moving service. For more information, call Susan Levine, 678-817-7162.

Open Word to host banquet
Open Word Christian Ministries in Fairburn will host its annual Legacy Endowment and Scholarship Banquet benefiting Foundation Christian Academy on April 25 from 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $35 per individual or $60 per couple and may be purchased from the church office. For information or tickets, call 770-306-3809.

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