Weekly News – August 24th

Weekly News (Green)

What’s Happening This Week

Join us next Sunday, August 31st at 9:30 & 11:00am for the 12th Sunday after Pentecost! Be sure and arrive early so you have time to grab a coffee and bagel before worship!

GROWTH GROUPS LAUNCHING // Sign ups end August 31st! // Be sure to get a Growth Group Guide & indicate on a Connection Card what group you’d like to join // You can also sign up online at eastsideatl.org, or at the Growth Group info table in the lobby.

EASTSIDE VOLUNTEER FAIR // Sunday, September 7th // 9:30 and 11:00 services // Have you been wanting to find more information about all the ways you can serve at Eastside? Plan on worshipping with us on Sept. 7th where you will have a chance to discuss with church leaders how you can get plugged in to each of Eastside’s ministry areas // See you there!

EASTSIDE MOM’S GROUP // Thursday, August 28th, from 9:30 – 11 am // Meet at the church // We will be finishing our discussion of Jesus Feminist // Childcare provided // In September we will begin a new study & discussion series // Email [email protected] for more info about our gatherings.

Ways to Connect, Grow, & Serve Together  

TICOLETTE SHOE DRIVE // Continuing through the month of August till the Haiti Gallery night on September 6th, we will be collecting new and very gently used shoes for school children in Ticolette // They’ve requested sneakers/tennis shoes as they help protect kids’ feet // All children’s & youth sizes needed // This is a great way to get kids involved in justice // Talk to Daphne Fowler with questions.

SERVING DINNER AT HAGAR’S HOUSE // Coming this Sunday, August 31st from 6-8 pm // One of the ways we practice resurrection is by providing food for those in need // We need people to prepare & serve food // Visit http://eastsideatl.org/news/serving-at-dcm/ for more info and the sign up.

HAITI GALLERY NIGHT // “Walk in My Shoes: Beginning the Journey of Partnership” // Saturday, September 6th from 5-7 pm // Come out to experience La Gonave and see photos, hear music and interviews, and other inspired artwork // Artists are welcome to contribute // The gallery night will be the last chance to donate shoes for the school children of Ticolette // Email [email protected] with questions.

OPEN TABLE DINNER // RSVP by Monday, September 8th // Our next gathering is on Saturday, September 20th from 4:30-6:30 // Tim & Elisabeth Lloyd’s // This is great for those who are new to the community & would like to meet some other folks and get plugged in // Main dish is provided, but please bring a favorite side to share// Professional childcare provided // RSVP to [email protected] for address & meal details.

EASTSIDE ART WORKSHOP – SOUND + MOVEMENT // Sunday, September 14th, from 1:00– 3:30PM at the church // Join the Eastside Arts Ministry at our inaugural workshop event where we will explore some fun collaboration with sound and movement // Our own Timothy Hand will be leading the workshop // This event is open to the public and is kid friendly // Find more info about the workshop here.

WOMEN’S RETREAT – SAVE THE DATE // November 8th // More details to come// If you want to be involved, contact Elisabeth or Stephanie.

EASTSIDE PRAYER MINISTRY // We are looking for more volunteers to help pray for those in our community after each Sunday service. If you are interested, please contact [email protected] for more details about how to be involved!

SUNDAY MEAL MINISTRY // We need more help with hosting and cooking for our meal ministry on Sundays for lunch // Sign-up to help on Volunteer Spot

IMMEDIATE WAYS TO SERVE AT EASTSIDE // With our new space & continued growth, we need lots more volunteers for our Sunday morning worship services // We need immediate help with: Communion set up at 9:30am and Info Table // Contact [email protected] if you’re willing and able to serve

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