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Rust College Choir to appear at Christ Our Shepherd

Rust College Choir

The Rust College A’Cappella Choir will present a concert at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City on Sunday, April 6, at 3 p.m.

According to Mary Gipson, president of the Atlanta Rust College Alumni Chapter, “The world famous Rust College A’Cappella Choir is one of America’s most renowned choirs which features broad repertoire of classical, semi-classical, spirituals, opera, contemporary and traditional gospel. Read More»

Jenkins will serve as assistant priest at All Saints Anglican

Jon and Claire Jenkins

Parishioners of Peachtree City’s All Saints Anglican Church recently welcomed the Rev. Dr. Jon C. Jenkins and his wife Claire to the church. Jenkins will serve as assistant priest at All Saints.

Jenkins is a native Texan, born in Dallas, and a graduate of Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Wisconsin, where he earned a master of divinity degree as well as a doctor of ministry degree with a focus on ascetical theology.

Jenkins served in parishes in both Arlington and Ft. Worth, Texas, for a number of years until he and his wife moved to Atlanta in September. Read More»

St. Gabriel’s Fish Fry continues for two more weeks

The Knights of Columbus, Council 11458, from St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Fayetteville will continue their Annual Fish Fry for two more Fridays, April 4 and April 11, at the church.

The first plate will be served at 5:30 p.m.

All adult meals are $8 per plate; all child meals are $5 per plate.

The menu will include both baked and fried Tilapia. St. Gabriel Catholic Church is at 152 Antioch Rd. south of downtown Fayetteville.

For more information call the church, 770-461-0492, or Chris at 770-277-8807.

Congregation B’nai Israel plans comedy show, auction

Congregation B’nai Israel will sponsor a Comedy Show and Silent Auction Saturday, May 10, at 8 p.m. at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. The show will feature Comedian Keith Barany,

Before the show, a silent auction will be held for items ranging from weekend getaways, to theater and special event tickets, spa packages, fine jewelry, electronics and more.

The cost is $15 per person. All profits go to support religious education, helping those in need and promoting interfaith cooperation. Read More»

Pick up date for Greek pastries is right around the corner

St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church’s annual Greek Pastry Spring Sale is set for April 11 and 12.

Featured items include handmade Tiropita (cheese filo triangles) for $10 per dozen, Spanakopita (spinach, onion, cheese filo triangles) also $10 per dozen, Tsoureki ( braided Easter bread) for $10 per loaf, and Koulouria (twisted cookies with or without sesame) for $8 per dozen.

Pick up dates are Friday, April 11, 3 - 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 12, 9 a.m. until noon at the church. An order form is at www.saintchristopherhoc.org or call Helen, 770-486-6580.

Religion Briefs 04/02/14

St. Paul’s plans Lenten services
St. Paul Lutheran Church in Peachtree City will continue midweek Lenten services (no Communion) tonight, April 2, and next Wednesday, April  9 at  7 p.m. in the cafeteria. The church is at 700 Ardenlee Parkway in Peachtree City. For information, call 770-487-0339 or visit www.stpaulptc.org.

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Piedmont-Fayette Hospital offers graduate pastoral care courses

Piedmont Fayette Hospital offers graduate level pastoral care training known as clinical pastoral education (CPE) for community members and clergy interested in learning more about spiritual care.

As part of the program, students of all faiths minister to people in intimate and sometimes critical situations while being supervised.

Over the course of five months, the CPE students will engage with patients in a variety of settings including hospitals, prisons and hospice facilities. Read More»

Phyllis Webb Towell, 86, of Fayetteville

Phyllis Webb Towell, 86, of Fayetteville, Ga., passed away on Sun., Mar. 16, 2014.

She is survived by her husband, Ralph M. Towell, of Fayetteville, Ga., son, William Lee Webb, daughter-in-law, Ann Hepburn Webb and grandson, Andrew Hepburn Webb, all of Alexandria, Va.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Herman Webb and brother, Carl Holmes Fisher of Charlotte, N.C.

She was born in Kannapolis, N.C., attended Cannon High School and graduated from Flora McDonald College in Red Springs, N.C. Read More»

Joan Holland Wilson of Cedartown

Joan Holland Wilson

Joan Holland Wilson went home to be with the Lord on March 18, 2014. 

She was born in Cedartown, Ga., to William Pratt and Annie Casey Holland. After graduation from Cedartown High School, she moved to Atlanta and attended business college before being employed with the Georgia State Public Service Commission. 

Joan met her husband, John, while working with the State of Georgia.  During their dating period, she also attended art school, studying under a noted portrait artist.  They were married on November 13, 1966 and have two children:  Rhonda Ann and William Carlton.  Read More»

Kathy Ann Packard Hoffman, 61

Kathy Ann Packard Hoffman

Kathy Ann Packard Hoffman, 61, died March 25, 2014 at her home in Coweta County near Palmetto, Ga.

A service was held on Tuesday, April 1, at 6:00 in the evening at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Chapel, 821 Old Atlanta Highway in Newnan, Ga. The interment will take place at the Harmony Grove Cemetery in Lockeford, Calif. on Friday, April 4th.

Kathy was born 28 March 1952 in Los Angeles, Calif., to David Packard and Vera Block Packard. Read More»

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