Weekly News – January 11th, 2015
What’s Happening This Week
Join us next Sunday, January 18th at 9:30 & 11:00 a.m. Be sure and arrive early so you have time to grab a coffee and bagel before worship!
Ways to Connect, Grow, & Serve Together
GROWTH GROUPS LAUNCHING // Growth Group sign-ups are happening throughout the month of January // 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 or at the Growth Group info table in the lobby.
ADOPTION & FOSTER CARE NIGHT // Sunday, January 18th // 4:00-5:30 p.m. // Have you ever considered being a foster or adoptive parent? Come learn more from speakers from the United Methodist Children’s Home and Independent Adoption Center, as well as a panel that includes those speakers as well as members of our own Eastside community to share their personal experience // Childcare provided // Contact Katie Lloyd, Brit Eyster, or Lizzie Boaz with questions.
SERVING DINNER AT HAGAR’S HOUSE // Wednesday, January the 21st // 6:00-8:00 p.m. // Help us with serving dinner for mothers and children in need // Contact Dave Logeman to learn more and sign up.
DEKALB COUNTY HOMELESS COUNT // Thursday, January, 22nd // 9:00 p.m. // Join others in our community as we count the number of homeless persons sleeping on the streets // The homeless count provides valuable information on the amount and basic characteristics of people sleeping outdoors and in shelters, and is used by the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development to track the success of homelessness initiatives and allocate future funding //Please contact Dave Logeman to sign up.
OPEN TABLE DINNER // Saturday, January 24th // 4:30-6:30 p.m. // 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 Elisabeth Lloyd for address & meal details.
9:30 SERVICE EASTSIDE KIDS COLLECTIVE SUNDAY SCHOOL // Starting Sunday, February 1st // Combined Sunday school classes for kids aged 4-10 will be available // Kids will attend the beginning of the main worship service with their parents in the sanctuary, come to EKC at “Passing of the Peace,” and then return for communion.
EASTSIDE KIDS COLLECTIVE VOLUNTEER TRAINING // Sunday, February 1st // 12:30-2:00 p.m. // Current and future volunteers should attend to learn more about updates to new systems, curriculum, policies, and vision for 2015 // Childcare and lunch will be provided // Please RSVP with our Children’s Pastor, Stephanie Moffitt
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.
CONNECT WITH EASTSIDE // Stay up to date with what’s happening at Eastside // Sign up for our weekly newsletter // Like our Facebook page at facebook.com/eastsideatl // Join our Facebook group facebook.com/groups/eastsideatlanta/ Eastside Church, Atlanta, GA