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Religion Briefs


  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Sep. 06, 2018 - 7:23 PM

A Night With Neighbors will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. at White Oak Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 2796 Gordon Road, Senoia.

A concert will be featured. Hymn Collective, a group of musicians from the Birmingham, Ala., area specialize in bringing hymns from the past to modern ears.

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Two new 12-week classes for adults will begin on Sunday at the Cathedral of Christ the King, 4881 Highway 34 East, Sharpsburg.

The classes will start at 9 a.m.  The classes are God’s World and God’s People and The Mysteries of the Church.

God’s World and God’s People, studies in Genesis, will be taught by Father Jason Epps and Dr. Cindy Epps.

Jason Epps received his Bachelor of Science in history from Georgia State University and his Master of Ministry from St. Michael’s Seminary. Cindy Epps is a retired associate dean of the Tanner School of Nursing, the University of West Georgia. She is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and the University of West Georgia and received her Master of Science and Ph.D. from Georgia State University.

The Mysteries of the Church – Living the Sacraments will be taught by Father Paul Dickinson and Deacon Mike Wilton.

Dickinson received his Bachelor of Science in physics from San Diego State University and his Master of Ministry from St. Michael’s Seminary. Wilton received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Phoenix and received his seminary training in the Episcopal Church.

Registration is recommended but not required. To register, call 770-254-2428 or email davidepps@ctk.life

There is no charge for the courses.

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A new program for young children starts Sunday at Newnan Presbyterian Church.

During the 11 a.m. worship hour, children age 4 through fifth grade will have their own age-appropriate worship program in Barrow Hall. Classes will be led by Micah Nutter Dowling, minister to children and youth, and other church leaders.

Kingdom Stories will involve children in the congregation’s worship service, as well as give them their own space and time to experience God through stories, crafts, songs, music-making, physical movement, activities and Bible dramas and much more.

Each week’s theme will match the church’s lectionary texts.

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The Cancer Support Group of Coweta County will begin the 2018-2019 year on Wednesday.

The meeting will start at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, 15 West Washington St.  The meeting is open to cancer survivors, clients in treatment, caregivers, home health care personnel and anyone interested in learning more about the support given in the community.

Donations are welcome and are tax deductible. Meeting are scheduled quarterly. 

For more information, call 770-253-0405.

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“Moses,” a new film based on the biblical story will be shown at theaters around the country starting next week.

The Regal Georgian is among the theaters where “Moses” will be screened on Sept. 13, 15 and 22. The movie is a filmed version of Sight & Sound Theatres' stage production.

Filmed in front of a live audience, the original stage production was seen by nearly two million people at Sight & Sound’s two live venues in Lancaster, Pa. and Branson, Mo. The play/film recounts the Old Testament story of the Hebrew infant who becomes an Egyptian prince and then God’s lawgiver – leading God’s people to the promised land.

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Greekfest will be Sept. 15 from 6-10 p.m. at the Dixie Wing Commemorative Air Force Hangar at Falcon Field in Peachtree City.

Appetizers will be served at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m., Greek music and dancing will be enjoyed, and there will be door prizes.

Proceeds Benefit St. Christopher Hellenic Orthodox Church’s building fund. Tickets – adults $65, children $25 – may be purchased at www.peachtreecitygreekfest.org .