News and Events for the Week of October 7, 2018

Here’s what’s for Wednesday Night Dinner this week:
October 10:
Mashed Potatoes
Glazed Carrots
Dinner Rolls
Wedge Salad
Dessert: Ice Cream
— WellStar Community Hospice: Service of Celebration of Life and Remembrance: Eastminster is cordially invited to WellStar’s Celebration of Life and Remembrance on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2PM, with a reception to follow at Grace Community Church: 770 Kennesaw Avenue NW Marietta, GA 30060. We will honor each of our loved ones with a slide presentation. You are invited to send one photo of your loved on in a JPEG or physical photograph. Please include his/her full name, date of birth, and date of death to barbara.ingram@wellstar.org, or by US mail to: Barbara Ingram (457 Dickson Ave. NW Marietta, GA 30064.) Please RSVP with photo and paragraph by October 19 2018. Contact Barbara Ingram at 770-732-6710 for more information.
Threads of Love Remembrance Quilt
Panel must be 10 inches square, allowing a 1/2 inch border on all edges, leaving a 9 inch square for your design. No need to finish the edges.
You may use any type of cloth, keeping in mind it will be displayed and handled.
You may choose to use fabric of sentimental materials such as a blouse, shirt, jacket, blanket, or a favorite sweater, etc.
You may adorn a fabric square with a photo, poem, or quote that symbolizes your loved one’s life. Photos and printed matter may be transferred onto fabric (available at many office supply stores.) Please do not use actual photos.
Pins, panels, buttons may be attached. Please be certain they are secure to fabric.
You may include the name of your loved one any any significant date(s).
Please feel free to include a written description of 300 words or less, explaining your panel. These descriptions will be included in a book accompanying the quilt for display.
— Attention all writers: The theme for our 2018 Advent Devotional is “The Gift of Hope.” Writers of daily devotionals are invited to select a passage and share your personal reflection of faith based on scripture in a one page missive that includes the scriptural passage and a brief prayer. This is a beautiful Christmas tradition for our congregation, and you will be offering a gift of love to your fellow covenant members. Sign-ups begin October 1, and devotions are due by November 1. Contact Carolyn Waters, (678-522-3154) to reserve a date and scripture, or to request additional information.
— Spunky Spirits will meet on Thursday, October 11, in the library at 11AM, followed by a potluck lunch. They are studying the second lesson in the Jesus Calling Study Series.
— If you missed your chance to have your directory photo taken this Spring, recently joined our family as a Covenant Partner, or if you just want to have your photo retaken, Lifetouch will join us again for another round of Directory Photos on Saturday, October 27 from 12-6PM. All participating families will receive a complimentary 8×10 photo. Also, all families from this and past sessions who have had a photo taken will receive a revised edition of our Church Directory. Visit epres.org/directory to sign up for your photo today!
— We are going to replace the landscaping at the entrance of the church with brick pavers and elegant design. Individual pavers can be purchased as a memorial with your family’s name on it. This is the Eagle Project for Christopher Arcuragi. To purchase a memorial brick please contact the church or Christopher Arcuragi outside our services. Purchases can be made in check or cash, and each brick is $100. Currently, we are only gathering the names of members interested, and will announce when we will begin collecting money soon.

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