Weekly News – January 4th, 2015

Weekly News (Green)

What’s Happening This Week

Join us next Sunday, January 11th at 9:30 & 11:00am for Epiphany Sunday! Be sure and arrive early so you have time to grab a coffee and bagel before worship!

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  

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 // 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.

OPEN TABLE DINNER // Saturday, January 24th // 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 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 // 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

Reoccurring Opportunities

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