News and Events for the Week of June 18, 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.

—TODAY WE WELCOME our new Pastor, The Reverend Aaron Moore to the Eastminster pulpit. 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!

—THE FLOWERS gracing our sanctuary this morning are given to the Glory of God by Larry and Janet McIntire in celebration of their 48th wedding anniversary. “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.” (I Corinthians 13:13) Also, by Julia Owens and Linda Delbridge in celebration of Rev. Moore’s arrival at Eastminster.  Words cannot express how happy we are to have you here.

—NOTES ON MUSIC: According to CCLI, “In Christ Alone” is estimated to be sung by 40 to 50 million people in church services each year! This popular hymn today is here as a contemporary “Chorale Prelude” as well as our Benediction Choral Response.

—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.

Coming Up

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

—CHURCH-WIDE FELLOWSHIP on July 2 from 10:15 until 11am. There will be no Christian Life Training Classes.

— “A DAY OF SERVICE”, Saturday, July 15th, 10:00 -3:00, CLC. Women, men and youth (old enough to participate), plan to join the Craft Circle for a fun day of fellowship and ministry work….”TOGETHER IN SERVICE”.   Bring your lunch.  Drinks and desserts will be provided!  Bring a friend! We will have work centers set up for varied projects; including making quilts and hats for Hands of Hope/W.VA. Bring your knitting needles or plan to use the Knifty Knitters (no knitting experience required). Bring your favorite pair of scissors.  We’ll have plenty of yarn and material.  SEWING MACHINES NEEDED. There will be work for everyone!  No special skills required! (reminder to Craft Circle – NO meeting on Monday, July 10th) Any questions, contact Lynn Hall (770-552-0949) or Lynne Buchanan (404-234-5063).

—“EXPRESS YOUR FAITH” is a scripture based Gallery showing 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 Kelly French at 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.


Phone: ____________________________________________


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


—A HUGE THANK YOU for our MUST sandwich makers! Thanks to you 1500 children had lunch. See you next year. Karen Miller

— PROVIDING DINNERS FOR MUST: Our Mission Team at Eastminster provides dinners for MUST on the 9th of each month. Please talk with your small group about serving one month. We need someone for August through November. Contact Patti Cosson (pabu@att.net or 770-953-1895) for further details or to sign-up.

— WE NEED 6– 8 VOLUNTEERS for our church planting mission in Dunwoody Sunday, July 2nd  from 9 am until 12:00. This will be a special Sunday for recruiting, outreach, and vision for the church plant. Volunteers are needed to help setup rooms for worship and classes, prepare hospitality (coffee and doughnuts), children’s ministry, and our vision lunch right after the service. Please Contact Trent McEntryre (Trent.McEntyre@dunwoodypres.com) or Dave Elkins (d.elkins@att.net) for more details and to sign up.  Thanks!

Men’s Ministry

—ANNUAL EPC CRAFTSMEN RETREAT – August 5: Learn How to Bring Christ into Your Home: Men, do you want to understand what it truly means to be the Spiritual leader of your family? Are you hungry to learn how to be a better husband and father? Find out when the EPC Craftsmen Ministry hosts a one-day retreat design to equip men with the tools and skills they need to develop a Christ-like environment in their homes.  The retreat will be Saturday, August 5 from 8 am to 2 pm in the Christian Life Center. Breakfast and lunch will be served and there will be no charge for admission. However, registration is required. Please sign up online by visiting www.epres.org/men/. You also can obtain more information by contacting Steve Hartt at Hartts@gmail.com. Take the first step in creating a safe haven in your home and attend this important event.  “But as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.” Joshua 24:15




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

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