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Women’s Choir of St. Catherine University Perform at Christ the King Lutheran Church



St Catherine's Women's Choir

The Women’s Choir of St. Catherine University will visit and perform at Christ the King Lutheran Church on Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m. and admission is free.  Recognized as one of the top women’s choirs in Minnesota, the Women’s Choir performs frequently throughout the year, both on campus and on tours within the U.S. and abroad.

The choir is comprised of students representing a wide variety of academic disciplines and explores treble choir literature of every style period, but specializes in performing music by contemporary composers, particularly women.

The 2019 spring tour repertoire features sacred and secular works appropriate for performance during the Lenten season, including works by J.S. Bach, Francis Poulenc, and Ola Gjelo. Concert attendees will also hear music samplings by Canadian Nancy Telfer and Minnesotans Catherine Dalton, Linda Kachelmeier and Abbie Betinis will be featured – along with traditional and contemporary familiar tunes.

Whether you are just curious, or seriously seeking a “church home”, you are always welcome at Christ the King Lutheran Church where we are led by God’s Spirit and encourage one another to grow in a life-shaping relationship with Jesus.  Services are held at 8:45 a.m. (traditional), and 11 a.m. (contemporary).  Christ the King is located at 5575 Peachtree Parkway at the corner of Peachtree Parkway and Spalding Drive; one mile south of The Forum.  For more information about Christ the King, please visit http://www.ctklutheran.org/ or call 770-449-1211.

A dynamic university educating women to lead and influence, St. Catherine University prepares students to make a difference in their profession, their communities, and the world. The University is home to nearly 5,000 students in associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and certificate programs. Granting bachelor’s degrees in more than 60 majors, the St. Kate’s College for Women is one of the largest private women’s colleges in the nation. The University also offers a range of programs for women and men in the Graduate College and College for Adults. Learn more at http://www.stkate.edu.

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Peachtree Corners Community Fun Day at Peachtree Corners Baptist Church



Community Fun Day at PCBC

Fun Day is Sunday, May 5th from 12:30-3:30. Bring your family and friends to church in the morning and then stay for an amazing time right afterward with Inflatables, Food Trucks, and Exotic Animals. This event is completely free and a great time for the whole family!

Food Trucks will include Biggum’s BBQ, Blaxican, Loaded Taco, Loaded Burrito and The Fresh Truck.

For more information, please visit https://www.pcbchurch.org/funday

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Palm Sunday, Easter and Passover



Easter and Passover

7 Local Places of Faith to Visit

There are more local houses of faith than listed here (which appeared in our print edition) so search them out.

Photo by Alena Koval from Pexels

Christ the King Easter and Spring Events

Easter Eggstravaganza & BBQ Cook-off
April 14, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

This free family event, open to the community, will have age-divided egg hunts for toddlers through 5th grade students. There’ll be a petting zoo, train rides, Easter Bunny pictures and much more. The Annual BBQ Cook-off offers free barbeque samplings and the opportunity to vote for your favorites.

Palm Sunday Worship Service – April 14, 10 a.m.
Maundy Thursday Worship & First Communion –April 18, 7 p.m.Good Friday Worship Services – April 19, 12 noon and 7 p.m.
Easter Breakfast – April 21, 8-10:45 a.m.
Easter Sunday Services – April 21, 8:45 a.m. (traditional) and 11 a.m. (contemporary)

All events at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 5575 Peachtree Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092. Visit ctklutheran.org or call 770-449-1211 for details.

Peachtree Corners Presbyterian Church

5918 Spalding Drive, Norcross 30092
770-263-7005, pcarpchurch.org

Palm Sunday Fellowship Luncheon and Egg Hunt
Sunday, April 14, 12-2 p.m.

Simpsonwood United Methodist Chuch

4500 Jones Bridge Circle, Peachtree Corners 30092
770-441-2181, simpsonwoodumc.org

Easter Egg Hunt – April 17, 4:30-7 p.m.
Good Friday Service – April 19, 7-8 p.m., Sanctuary Building A
Easter Sunday, April 21
Sunrise Service — 7 a.m.
Blend Service (traditional and contemporary) — 8:45-9:45 a.m.
Sunday School — 9:50-10:50 a.m.
Traditional Service — 11 a.m.-12noon

Peachtree Corners Baptist Church

4480 Peachtree Corners Circle, Peachtree Corners 30092
770-448-1313, pcbchurch.org

Easter in the Corners – April 21, 9:30 and 11 a.m.
At Easter at Peachtree Corners, everyone is invited to experience a creative, uplifting message along with powerful music. The Easter train will be available for the kids, as well as preschool activities and a special Easter Collide for elementary schoolers. There will be donuts and coffee and a special photo booth for the whole family.

Mary Our Queen Catholic Church

6260 The Corners Parkway, Peachtree Corners 30092
770-416-0002, maryourqueen.com

Holy Thursday, April 18, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7 p.m.
Good Friday, April 19
Stations of the Cross, 12 noon and 3 p.m.
Chaplet of Divine Mercy, 2 p.m.
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion, 7 p.m.
Holy Saturday, April 20
Easter Vigil, 8 p.m.
Easter Sunday, April 21
Mass, 7, 8:30 and 11 a.m.; no evening mass

Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church

5100 S Old Peachtree Rd, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
770-449-4498, mtcarmel-umc.org

Maundy Thursday Service – April 18, 7 p.m.
Good Friday Service – April 19, 7 p.m.
Egg Hunt – April 20, 10 a.m.
Easter Services
Sunrise, 6:45 a.m.;
Worship, 9:30 and 11 a.m.

Passover and Shavuot

Passover, Pesach in Hebrew, is an important Jewish observance that celebrates the deliverance of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt. This year, Passover begins at sunset on Friday, April 19 and ends at nightfall on Saturday, April 27.

In June, Shavuot marks the giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai, and is celebrated by the reading of the Ten Commandments in synagogues. Shavuot begins at sunset on Saturday, June 8 and ends at nightfall on Monday, June 10.

Learn more about Jewish holidays and community events at Congregation Beth Shalom, bethshalom.net, or Chabad Enrichment Center, chabadofgwinnett.org.

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Mission Trip Succeeds in Helping Families in Kenya



Peachtree Corners Baptist missions trip

In July 2018, Peachtree Corners Baptist Church took part in a mission trip to Nairobi, Kenya. Church members traveled there to serve people, including the orphans rescued by The Mully Children’s Family.

The Mully Children’s Family (MCF) in Kenya, founded in 1989, is a Christian-based charitable organization dedicated to making a difference in the lives of thousands of children in need — street children, orphans, abandoned, abused, HIV & AIDS affected and infected, desperate and neglected children — regardless of their religion, sex, color or tribe. MCF provides the children with food, shelter, clothing, education, medical care, spiritual guidance, mentorship and parental love.

Peachtree Corners Baptist Church mission trip
Mike Small

Mike Small, the church’s Missions and Discipleship Pastor, shared a moving experience from the trip. “The mission team went to a village to help a family that lost their father,” he said. “The family hadn’t had any food for four days, and the team brought enough food to feed the family for a month.”

The mother couldn’t work and even struggled to walk due to a problem with her left knee, Small explained. “After she accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior, the team prayed over her and asked God to heal her knee and restore her to good health. The Lord answered the team’s prayers and she was healed.”

He said the woman was able to walk without her cane and move about freely, “…and rejoice with the team.” With the help of The Mully Children’s Family, the mission team also rescued one of her children because, unfortunately, she could not afford to take care of him. ■

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