The Newnan Times-Herald


Religion Briefs

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Apr. 19, 2018 - 6:17 PM

St. George Catholic Church is celebrating “The Year of Grace and Gratitude.”

This year marks the 80th anniversary for the church. Coweta County’s first Mass was celebrated at the home of Ellis and Effie Mansour, founding members of St. George on April 21, 1938.

The celebration year begins with a Mass of Thanksgiving to be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, 96 Jefferson St., on Saturday at noon. Many of the founding members of the church are buried at Oak Hill.

A reception will follow at the church’s parish hall, 711 Roscoe Road.

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A Christian Science lecture will be held Sunday in Peachtree City.

Josh Niles, CSB will be speaking at the Peachtree City Library, 201 Willow Bend Road, on Sunday at 2 p.m. Niles, a Christian Science practitioner and teacher will speak on “The law of harmony and Christian Science healing.”

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Youth Sunday will be celebrated Sunday at Newnan Presbyterian Church.

The services will be at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Worship will be led by the church’s youth, with the Cherub Choir singing.

The Merida Mexico mission trip lunch and bake sale will follow. Cakes, cookies and casseroles will be available.

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First Baptist Church, 500 E. Main St., Hogansville will hold its sesquicentennial celebration on Sunday.

The homecoming service of worship and song will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by a covered dish luncheon. Members, former members, and friends will join with the current membership in commemorating 150 years of worship and service in the community.

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New Mt. Bethel Baptist Church in Luthersville is holding its annual Men & Women Day Celebration on Sunday.

There will be services at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dr. Emmett L. Jimerson, pastor of Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church near Luthersville, will speak in the morning.

In the afternoon, Apostle Sonnet Ford-Grant will speak. She is founder and overseer of Divine Impact Christian Outreach Ministries in Fayetteville.

“Dinner will be served after the morning service,” said Tywone Ferrell, pastor at New Mt. Bethel.