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Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Jan. 10, 2014

This is a weekly notice of upcoming religious events

These are some of the religious events coming up in Albany and Southwest Georgia.

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Noted organist to perform in Tifton

Organist Robert McCormick will appear in concert at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church at 7 p.m. on Jan. 17.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Pope Francis draws criticism for remarks about capitalism

FAITH COLUMN: Touching on money matters is usually touchy with congregations

Pope Francis isn’t the first religious leader to say tough things about capitalism and he won’t be the last.

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Albany Area Religion Bulletin - Jan. 3, 2014

weekly religion news

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Health and fitness dominate resolutions in Albany

Personal improvements on minds of Southwest Georgians as 2014 begins

Losing weight, eating better, exercising and Bible study are top choices for improving lives for those surveyed.

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Election, resignation of pope lead 2013's religion stories

The Vatican was at the center of the top2 religion stories of the year

As the year came to a close, it appeared Pope Francis' attention was increasingly focused on the persecution of believers around the world, especially endangered Christian minorities in Egypt, Syria and throughout the Middle East.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Christ is the source of joy at Christmastime

FAITH COLUMN: Sin thickets are easy to get trapped in

Everyone has sins and flaws from which they need to be rescued, which brings out the joy of what Christmas is all about.

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Religion Bulletin - Dec. 27, 2013

President Jimmy Carter is not scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.

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Mission Change hosts Christmas Eve Brunch (Photo Gallery)

Charitable organization feeds more than 250

For the sixth year in a row Mission Change served breakfast to less fortunate neighbors in Albany at the organization’s annual Christmas Eve Brunch.

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Religion Bulletin - Dec. 21, 2013

Jimmy Carter is scheduled to speak in Plains Sunday.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Herod figure a reminder that not everyone welcomes Jesus

FAITH COLUMN: A new nativity figure is a reminder of the realities of the world

The more powerful an individuals thinks to be, the more insecure and anxious that person can become.

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Barney's Run for Warriors scheduled at MCLB-Albany

Local church’s fundraiser aids veterans with PTSD

Runners will have an opportunity to help Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church pair a service dog with a veteran at the church’s Barney’s Run for Warriors Jan. 11.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Grandchild's baptism an uplifting experience

FAITH COLUMN: A child raised in the church has a better chance to become a fulfilled, whole person

Christian denominations have many differences, but giving children the opportunity to thrive and follow God should be universal.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Faith is expressed in a myriad of ways

FAITH COLUMN: The biggest challenge we have is to acknowledge that God is larger than we are

The death of a proponent of the prosperity gospel leads to reflection on how Christians deal with those whose beliefs are different.

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Religion Bulletin - Dec. 6, 2013

Weekly news about area churches and religious topics


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