EASTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

News and Events for the Week of June 4, 2017

Today’s News and Notes

—TO EACH OF OUR GUESTS, WELCOME! We are honored you have chosen to worship with us today. Please visit the information table outside worship to receive a gift and information about Eastminster.

—MY FIRST COMMUNION recognition for the following children who recently completed the “My First Communion” class: Sarah Blackwell, Madeline Clark, Lucy Erlandsen, Avery Orton, Cillian Tischler and Ella Todd.

—VBS TEACHER TRAINING EVENT: A make-up training session is scheduled for today at 2:00 pm. The training will provide an overview of what to expect, materials, and time for questions. For more information, contact Katie Hudson (katie.hudson@epres.org).

—NOTES ON MUSIC: Henri Mulet, a truly gifted composer and organist was a tragic figure. Once famous, he spent the last 30 of his 89 years in seclusion. By the time of his death, he had been completely forgotten. Not one French newspaper printed his obituary. Most of his surviving music is largely unknown. His works for organ have been called “expressive in a post-Romantic manner. The Veni Creator Spiritus (“Come Creator Spirit”) is a hymn believed to have been written by Rabanus Maurus in the 9th century. It is normally sung in Gregorian Chant as an invocation of the Holy Spirit.

—USHER’S CORNER: If convenient, please move toward the center of your pew as the service begins. Kindly fill out the sheet in the blue pad and pass it back to the center aisle. Use your bulletin to make notes on and take home.

—Dear Eastminster Church Family,Jennie and I cannot find the words to express our gratitude for all the caring phone calls, with the very gracious cards, condolences and most importantly the constant prayers. We felt the presence of the Lord surrounding us in this difficult time of my Mom’s illness and joining the saints in heaven. Praise the Lord for calling us to a loving church 36 years ago. God bless each and every one, Jennie and Mike Adams

Coming Up

—NEXT WEEK’S SCRIPTURE will be Matthew 14:22-33 with Rev. Blake Hudson preaching “Thresholds: Peter”.

—THE OFFICE WILL CLOSE on Fridays at 12:30 through July 28.

—FAMILY FISHING DERBY:  Saturday, June 10, from 9-11am at Frank and Jo Byrd’s pond in West Cobb (605 Burke Lake Dr. off of Kennesaw Due West).  Bring your kids (wearing shoes and hat for safety), fishing poles, tackle, outdoor chairs, and snacks (optional).  If you don’t own a fishing pole, we’ll have a few extras. We’ll also provide live bait (worms, crickets, and minnows) and prizes for the biggest fish, most fish, etc.

—WE WILL BE WELCOMING our new Pastor, The Reverend Aaron Moore to the Eastminster pulpit on Sunday, June 18th. We will hold a welcome reception for Pastor Aaron and his family on June 25th at 12:30pm. We are excited about the plans that God has in store for Eastminster and hope that everyone can join us as we celebrate together!

—“EXPRESS YOUR FAITH” is a scripture based Gallery showing of all types of Media.  There are times when scripture moves us and a creative idea will come about (or visa versa).  If you are 8-80, we would love for you to participate and share your art.  The Gallery runs during the month of July in the Fellowship Hall on Sundays 9:00-12:30.  Create something on your own, or in a group. If you or someone you know is interested in showing or you have questions, please email kellyfrench@epcartministry.com. Submission forms are located in fellowship hall on the Art Ministry Bulletin Board.

—SUPPERS OF EIGHT: The third Saturday is suggested to be set aside by the participants of Suppers of Eight. For those who are not acquainted with this program, it is a wonderful way to meet and get to know other members or visitors. Participants spend one evening in September, October and November with three other couples. Each couple brings one food course to help the host family with the meal! Singles are welcome to sign-up also. Please complete the form below, place in the offering plate or call Reta Frew at 404-456-3762. The deadline to sign up is August 20.

Name:________________________________________________

Phone: _______________________________________________

Address:______________________________________________

Email Address: _________________________________________

Please indicate here if you wish to participate only as an alternate (on a periodic basis if a primary participant is not available). 5.

Missions

—EASTMINSTER’S MUST SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM will meet on Tuesday mornings, June 6 and 13. We will meet in the kitchen of the CLC at 9:15am. It only takes about an hour of your time and is a lot of fun!  We can also use help when we are shopping at Costco and delivering the lunches. Questions? Contact Karen Miller at karenmiller0@gmail.com, 678-522-5267 or Cindy Moran at 770-509-7565, whmracer99@aol.com.

VBS

—VBS DONATIONS of grocery store gift cards (Costco, Publix, Kroger, Walmart, etc.) are needed to buy snacks for VBS and they can be dropped off in the main office or given to Katie Hudson. Please hold on to finished toilet paper and paper towel rolls for VBS! We need a bunch for crafts and would love your help. Please drop donations in the church office.

Women

—CRAFT CIRCLE will have a special prep day to work on upcoming sewing projects, including Hands of Hope/W. VA.  Monday, June 12th, room 203/CLC.  No machines needed.  Bring your favorite scissors.  We will begin at 10:00 and work until enough is accomplished then for all available and interested, plan to go to lunch.  Any questions, please call Lynn Hall (770-552-0949) or Lynne Buchanan (404-234-5063).
 

Linda Delbridge | Secretary | Eastminster Presbyterian Church 3125 Sewell Mill Road | Marietta, GA 30062 | 770.977.2976 ext. 10

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