West Ridge Church, for the sixth year in a row, is sponsoring the Easter egg hunt with a twist, which is open to the public.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI's resignation will go into effect on Feb. 28, and a successor should be named by Easter.
Pope Benedict XVI announced today he's resigning, effective Feb. 28, due to his health. Age 78 when he was elected pope in 2005, Benedict XVI, born in 1927 as Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, is the 265th pope and served as such for 8 years. The last pope to resign was Gregory XII, in 1415. "I get asked, periodically, for local input when something 'Catholic' happens, such as the Pope´s resignation," said Rev. Daniel Stack, pastor of Cartersville's St. Francis of the Assisi Catholic Church. "On this one, the only personal thing I would or could add is that I think it is a good thing when anyone is able to honestly assess their abilities and to allow others to do what they are no longer able to do. One of my favorite 'country wisdom' sayings is '…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The outreach ministry at Cartersville's Trinity United Methodist Church is accepting sellers.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Churches across Cartersville and Bartow County will ring their bells 26 times at 9:30 a.m. in memory of the 20 students and six adults that died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Check our list of celebrations in town and post your own events in our community calendar.
Merry Christmas from Cartersville Patch! Christmas Eve services set for churches in Cartersville include: First Presbyterian of Cartersville First Baptist Church of Cartersville What: Candlelight Service When: 5 p.m. First Baptist Church of Emerson What: Communion Services When: 5 and 7 p.m. Sam Jones Memorial United Methodist Church What: Candlelight services When: Monday, Dec. 24, 5 and 7 p.m. St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Tabernacle Baptist Church What: Christmas Eve services and communion When: 5:30 p.m. The Well What: Christmas Eve in Cartersville When: 7 to 8 p.m. Trinity United Methodist Church What: Christmas Eve services When: Monday, Dec. 24, 6 and 10 p.m. Which churches and services did we miss? Tell us in the comments…
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Cities across the country are encouraging local churches to remember the 20 children and six adults who died a week earlier in a Connecticut school shooting.
Updated Thursday, 12 p.m. Bartow County Commissioner Clarence Brown today released this statement: "On Friday, Dec. 21, at 9:30 a.m., local churches throughout the county will join in unison to ring their bells 26 times in memory of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy. "Commissioner Brown invites all county employees that wish to participate to recognize this solemn event with a moment of silence as the bells ring." Original Report Cartersville is one of many cities in Georgia encouraging its local churches to ring bells Friday in memory of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. A lone gunman claimed the lives of 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults, including the principal and a …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Andrew Pray, a worship pastor with West Ridge Church, which has a Cartersville location, was struck while cycling in Bartow County early Wednesday afternoon.
Updated 9:45 p.m. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Wednesday night reported that Pray was struck by a charter bus about 12:30 p.m. as he rode his bicycle along U.S. 41 in Emerson near Cartersville in Bartow County. Pray was taken by ambulance to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, the newspaper also reported, but did not survive. Original story Members and staff of Dallas-based West Ridge Church, which has a Cartersville location, were reeling Wednesday night after the reported passing of Andrew Pray, who served as a worship pastor. “It is with deep sorrow and hurt that we have to tell you that our beloved brother Andrew Pray has passed away on November 21st. He was involved in a biking accident and was stuck by a vehicle today. That…
Friday, November 9, 2012
Cartersville and Adairsville volunteers are collecting toys, school supplies and hygiene products for children in need.
While most people in the United States are preparing for holiday activities, Cartersville and Adairsville volunteers with Operation Christmas Child—the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind—are filling shoe box gifts with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for needy children overseas. "I think you realize with this project that you’re able to reach so many people from home, and it’s something the whole family can do. The kids enjoy getting to go and purchase items for shoe boxes,” volunteer Stacy Cook told The Daily Tribune News. "...My family, we love Operation Christmas Child because it’s a way that we give a gift to children who may never have had a gift in their life before. "But ultimately, it’s the No. 1 way that we can …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
See Adeline Evans, Lydia Paris and other locals in Cartersville Patch's community photo and video gallery. Upload your pics and clips to share!
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Several slots for back-to-school assistance are available for Cartersville and Bartow County children.
Many families in Bartow County are unable to supply basic paper and pencils for a child’s first day of school, not to mention new clothes or a haircut. Bartow Give a Kid a Chance is part of a national program designed to provide free assistance to children struggling in school. This summer, hundreds of volunteers, local churches, numerous nonprofits, both city and county school systems, United Way and the Employer Committee of the Department of Labor are assisting in this effort. “There are quite a few slots still available for children in the Bartow County and Cartersville school systems to register,” said Terry Terrell, chairman of this year’s event. Phone registration opened Monday. Families in need of supplies should contact Bartow …