This week Vineville Spotlights: Jeanna, Pete, and Charlie Fennell
Which worship service and Sunday school class do you attend? We attend the 9 o’clock worship service. Pete attends Sunday School on 3C, Charlie attends the 5th grade class, and Jeanna is a member of the Vines Class.
How long have you been a member of the church? Originally, Jeanna and Pete began attending Vineville in 2001. The three of us left in 2007, but we came back home to Vineville in 2012.
What are some things your family likes to do together OR what are your hobbies? We enjoy going to the movies and are faithful UGA football fans. We also enjoy playing with our family dog Murray.
Tell us a little about your family. Pete is 16 and is enjoying the freedom of driving. He is an active member of our youth group. Charlie is 11 and enjoys playing football and soccer. Both boys attend FPD. Jeanna is Senior Counsel with Georgia Farm Bureau and stays busy trying to keep up with the boys’ activities!
What’s the best vacation you’ve been on? We have been blessed to go on many wonderful family vacations, but our two favorites were trips to London and Alaska.
What attracted you to Vineville or what is your favorite thing about Vineville? We all were attracted by the warmth and kindness of the congregation. Pete was attracted by the youth group, and Charlie looks forward to being old enough to attend Youth.
Do you have any good family traditions? During the last couple of years, we have started a new tradition of traveling to one away UGA football game each season. Our goal is to visit all of the SEC stadiums.
If you could choose anything to do for a day, what would it be? We would spend the day in Athens going to our favorite restaurants and shops. We would wind up the day by taking a stroll on UGA’s north campus.
What are a few of your favorite books and/or movies? Charlie’s favorite movies are Remember the Titans and the Star Wars movies. Pete enjoys movies/TV series on World War II, including Band of Brothers. Jeanna’s all-time favorite book is Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird and her recent new favorite is Jodi Picoult’s Small Great Things.
What’s a little known fact about you that might surprise readers? While all three of us love the Georgia Bulldogs, Charlie’s second favorite team is the Florida Gators.
Where are you from originally? Jeanna was born and raised in Vienna, Georgia. Both Pete and Charlie were born here in Macon.