The Newnan Times-Herald


Religion Briefs

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Aug. 23, 2018 - 6:46 PM

Serve Coweta is having another service day on Saturday.

Volunteers will gather at at Greenville Street Park at 8 a.m. for the launch rally. “There will be Chick-fil-A biscuits, fruit and coffee for participants before we send out the teams to serve families and organizations in our community,” said Melanie Reeves of Serve Coweta.

Auto Owners Insurance is sponsoring Saturday’s workday and building a wheelchair ramp for a single mother with a disabled daughter. 

“There are many more projects listed on our website for groups to adopt, from yard work to painting to porch repair for families in need. We have also listed organizations needing volunteers for Saturday,” Reeves said.

“It’s going to be a great opportunity for all of us to serve,” she added.

At our prior two events in February and April, 283 volunteers provided more than 1,000 hours of service. 

The website for the event is .

“We can’t wait to see what God will do in and through the participants this weekend,” Reeves said. There will be one more Serve Coweta event this year, which will focus on Christmas blessings for underserved individuals including the elderly, widows and veterans in the community. 

Serve Coweta is hosted by RiverLife, a local nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives by helping people grow deep in faith and reach wide in service to others through local missions. 

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The Grace House Campus Ministry will hold a low country boil on Saturday from 4-7 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 731 Peachtree St., NW, Atlanta.

Tickets are available at the door or online at\donate

There will also be a live auction. Admission is $50 for adults and free for students and everyone under 21.

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Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Smokey Road, will hold their annual homecoming services on Sunday at 11 a.m.

Oliver Wood, pastor of the church, will deliver the homecoming message. 

“Everyone is invited from far and near – members and friends who haven’t attended for awhile,” said Henri-Jean Stewart, the church secretary. “We’re looking forward to a great time in the name of the Lord.

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Hopewell United Methodist Church in Tyrone will be offering Financial Peace University in September.

A Financial Peace University course will start Sept. 9 and will be from 4-6 p.m. in the sanctuary. This course is designed to help participants take control of their money, dump debt and get on a budget they can live with.

To sign up for the 9-week course, call 770-306-7537.