Weekly News – December 14th, 2014

Weekly News (Green)

What’s Happening This Week

Join us next Sunday, December 21st at 9:30 & 11:00am for the 4th Sunday of Advent! Be sure and arrive early so you have time to grab a coffee and bagel before worship!

UPDATE CHURCH COMMUNITY BUILDER CONTACT INFO // As we approach the end of the year, we’ll be sending out giving statements // Because of this, it’s important to be sure that we have your current email and mailing address updated in CCB.

AUTOMATE GENEROSITY // Prayerfully consider creating a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly recurring gift to Eastside. You can go here to login or here to sign up and quickly create a repeating gift with your checking account or credit/debit card. Online giving with Eastside is very safe and very easy.

SUNDAY MEAL MINISTRY // Please join us downstairs in the fellowship hall every week as we prepare a meal for our neighbors, eat with them, and get to know them better // You can sign up on the chalkboard by the coffee bar or just come on down! // For more info, reach out to our Justice Pastor, Dave Logeman.

Ways to Connect, Grow, & Serve Together  

CHRISTMAS JUSTICE OFFERING // Over the next 4 weeks // Give back at Eastside! // Make a $140 donation to help those in need locally with our Give & Take Room or for school lunches for children in our sister community in Ticollete, Haiti // Help us reach our goal of $15,000 by January 4th, 2015// Learn more and donate at eastsideatl.org/justiceoffering // Make checks out to Eastside, but be sure to write “Christmas Offering Domestic” or “Christmas Offering Haiti” on the memo line.

CAROLING AT BRANAN TOWERS // Wednesday, December 17th // 6:30 pm // All are invited to join us with cheerful singing as we bless our neighbors at Brannan Towers // Meet in the downstairs fellowship hall/kitchen at 6:15 pm to walk over // Families bring your kiddos! // Music will be provided.

FRESHLY MADE TREATS NEEDED // As a way to bless our community on Christmas Eve we’d like to send out our congregation with gift bags to give folks who are required to work over the holidays. // We need lots of freshly made treats (cookies, brownies, candy, etc.) to do this // We’ll be collecting everything on Sunday, Dec. 21st // Email Sara Hastings if you’re able to help!

A GIFT FOR YOU! CHRISTMAS FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHY // Wednesday, December 24th // 3:00 pm & 5:00 pm // Get the family together an hour before each of the Christmas Eve services and enjoy the Eastside’s gift of a free professional photograph of your family to remember this holiday season // More details at www.eastsideatl.org/freephoto

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES // Wednesday, December 24th // 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm

FIRST SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS // Sunday, December 28th // 10:30 am // We are only having ONE service on this Sunday.

SERVE WITH EASTSIDE // Looking for ways to get plugged in and serve with Eastside? // We consistently need more volunteers each Sunday // It’s a great way to get involved & meet new people! // You can find a host of ways to be involved & sign up to serve by visiting us online at www.eastsideatl.org/serve or by going to the Info Table after worship.

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