Thursday, March 28, 2013
They are participating in a new campaign by the interfaith organization to help homeless families.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Thursday, March 28
From a press release: Some of Cobb County’s leading congregations will soon begin to provide local families who have lost their homes, with shelter, food, and hope for better lives as part of Family Promise. “Family Promise of Cobb County (FPCC) is an interfaith organization founded with the mission of addressing the immediate needs of families with children,” said Frederick A. Massey, president of Family Promise of Cobb County. “Our current target is to open our doors in September. “Thirteen host congregations will commit to assisting families by providing lodging, three meals a day, and caring hospitality for one week, four times each year on a rotating schedule,” Massey said. “Additional support congregations will assist our network …
Monday, December 17, 2012
Tuesday's event will provides gifts and necessities for children at Christmas in the memory of a Lassiter High School graduate.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Dec. 18 event will provides gifts and necessities for children at Christmas in the memory of a Lassiter High School graduate.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Local charity foundation 79 + 1 will host its third annual Christmas Fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 18 to raise money for gifts for less fortunate children during the holidays. Founded by long-time Marietta residents Rodney and Kathy Metzer, 79 + 1 Charities partners with three community churches to provide gifts and necessities for children at Christmas. The 2012 Christmas Fundraiser will take place at Transfiguration Catholic Church from 7-10 p.m. on Dec. 18. Tickets are $35 per person or $100 for a family of four. The evening will include dinner provided by Williamson Brothers Barbecue, beer and wine, live entertainment by the band FLYER, a silent auction featuring more than 100 items, and raffle drawings for gift cards to local …
Sunday, November 13, 2011
You're invited to celebrate Cobb's religious diversity Thursday at Temple Kol Emeth's 7th annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service. Monsignor Pat Bishop from Northeast Cobb's Transfiguration Catholic Church is among the featured speakers.
Thanksgiving is in the air and the offing. Fall color is peaking in Marietta as our thoughts turn to homecomings and feasts and a nationwide moment to pause and be thankful for elemental things—health, family, peace, football. I have the perfect appetizer for the run-up to your Thanksgiving. A priest, a rabbi, and an imam walk into a bar, and the bartender says “is this a joke?” All Patch’s readers and neighbors and their families are welcome at the 7th Annual Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service at Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Road, this Thursday at 7 p.m. We’ll have those three clergymen and more, if not the bar. Have you ever sung “America The Beautiful” alongside a Hindu, or listened to a Presbyterian bell choir with a Jew and a …