The Newnan Times-Herald


Religion Briefs

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Aug. 10, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Westside Church of Christ will be holding their annual Health Fair on Saturday.

The event will be from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. at the church, on Westside School Road. “Everything is free,” Jennifer Bellamy said. “We will have health screenings, chiropractic care, vision screening, Zumba.”

There will also be a bounce house and food. Sarah Pease is the health and wellness coordinator for the event.

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Sharpsburg Baptist Church is celebrating its 180th year with a homecoming and birthday party at the church on Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday, there will be outdoor and indoor games, displays, music, food and beverages from 6-9 p.m., according to church member Jo Ann Carroll.

On Sunday, there will be coffee and doughnuts from 10-10:45 a.m. The homecoming service will start at 11 a.m. “Dinner on the grounds will follow around noon,” Carroll said.

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This coming Sunday marks several special events at Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City.

Sunday school for children and classes for adults resumes at 9:40 a.m. Elementary and preschool-age children will experience the Godly Play experiential approach, similar to Montessori educational principles. Staff and volunteers lead classes for middle- and high-school students. Adult classes include Bible Study and discussion and the Connect Class which introduces the Lutheran faith and COS to inquirers.

“Livin’ La Vida Luther” explores “why the Lutheran ‘founding father,’ Martin Luther, was such a rebel and how his impact reverberates throughout the world 500 years later,” according to Pastor Fritz Wiese, who will lead the class. This class repeats on Wednesdays, 6:15-7:30 p.m.

On Sunday, Christ Our Shepherd will pray for all who teach at church and schools. Anyone who brings a backpack, briefcase and even diaper bag will receive a token to remember the blessing they receive during worship.

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Providence Baptist Church on Summers-McKoy Road will be celebrating homecoming on Sunday at 10 a.m.

Dr. Melvin D. Brittian Jr., pastor of the church, will deliver the homecoming message. “Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall immediately after the homecoming service,” church member Doris Powell said.

Revival at Providence will be Tuesday-Thursday at 7 p.m. “People are urged to join with the church family in experiencing a refreshing revival through inspirational hymns and songs, fervent prayers, powerful preaching and teaching, anointed praise, spiritual and truthful worship, transforming ministry and Christian fellowship,” Powell said.

Evangelists for revival will be William Toney, pastor of Mt. Venus Baptist Church in Gay, Tuesday; James Wood, pastor of Leete Hill United Methodist Church, LaGrange, Wednesday; and Calvin Daniel, pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Auburn, Ala. and Greater Harvest Christian Center in Valley, Ala., Thursday.

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Heard Wesley United Methodist Church is set for homecoming and revival.

The homecoming celebration will be Sunday at 11 a.m. with Mary Burth, the church’s new pastor, preaching. Lunch will be served.

Revival will be Monday-Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Evangelists will be, Monday, Oliver Wood of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church; Tuesday, Eddie Story of Bethel 2 Missionary Baptist Church in Wedowee, Ala.; and Wednesday, Burth.