Weekly News – August 3rd, 2014

Weekly News (Green)

What’s Happening This Week

Join us next Sunday, August 10th at 9:30 & 11:00am for the 9th 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 throughout August!// Sign-up online or be sure to get a Growth Group Guide & indicate on a Connection Card what group you’d like to join on Sunday mornings // You can also sign up at the Growth Group info table in the lobby.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SUPPER // 1st & 3rd Wednesdays // Join us in the fellowship hall for a potluck style meal // Check the Facebook group for the coming week’s theme or email Ceri for more info about how to be involved!

EASTSIDE MOM’S GROUP // Every Thursday at 9:30am // Join us for fellowship & prayer // Weekly gatherings alternate between discussion and service projects // Email Stephanie for more information.

Ways to Connect, Grow, & Serve Together

KATIE LLOYD LOVE OFFERING // As a way of humbly saying “thank you” and acknowledging the tremendous amount of hard work Katie has given our community through her volunteer role as Justice Pastor // You may give this Sunday, August 3rd or next Sunday August 10th in the worship service by check – please memo, “Katie Lloyd Love Offering” or online through our giving page, clicking the drop-down menu and choosing the category “Katie Lloyd Love Offering.”

TICOLETTE SHOE DRIVE // Starting this Sunday, August 10th, through 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.

OPEN TABLE DINNER // Our next gathering is on Saturday, August 16th 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// RSVP by August 8th to [email protected] for address & meal details. // Professional childcare provided.

CHURCH SWAP with OUR NEIGHBORS // Sunday, August 24th from 9:30-12:15 // A chance to worship with our neighbors at Berea Mennonite Church // We’ve invited them to attend church with us at 9:30am and anyone who’s interested can attend their 11am service // People are invited to carpool over after our 9:30 service // Email [email protected] with questions.

SERVING DINNER AT HAGAR’S HOUSE // 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.

HAITI GALLERY NIGHT // 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.

SUNDAY FEEDING MINISTRY // We need IMMEDIATE help with hosting and cooking for our feeding ministry on Sundays // 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.

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!

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