Weekly News (Green)

What’s Happening This Week – July 28th, 2013

Join us next Sunday at 11am as we continue our Upside Down Kingdom series. This series engages Jesus’ teaching on the Sermon on the Mount. Our Lead Pastor Timothy Lloyd will explore Matthew 7:6. Don’t forget that if you’ve missed any sermons, you can catch up with our podcasts or sermon videos.

BACK TO SCHOOL BACKPACK DRIVE // For the children at The Villages of East Lake // Our goal is to provide 25 backpacks & at least 10 volunteers to assist in the distribution of backpacks on August 3rd // Please bring backpacks & supplies to the church by Sunday July 28th. // Supplies include: Backpacks appropriate for any school age child preschool – high school, 5 folders per backpack, pencils, erasers, pens, crayons, colored pencils, pack of wide rule paper, 2 Spiral notebooks, ruler. Contact Josh Westover at josh@eastsideatl.org for more info about volunteering or providing backpacks.

PROMOTION SUNDAY // This Sunday, August 4 at 11:00am // Children who will turn 3 or 6 within this calendar year are invited to officially transition between Sunday school classes on August 4 // Eastside Kids’ Ministry will also honor those children who are rising third graders and above with the presentation of a Bible on August 4 during worship // Email whitney@eastsideatl.org if your child is eligible to receive a Bible—we would like to honor each child by name

OPEN TABLE DINNER // August 3rd from 4:30pm-6:30pm // At Tim & Elisabeth Lloyd’s // For those who are new to the community & would like to meet some other folks & get plugged in // Main dish is provided, but please bring a favorite side // RSVP to Elisabeth@eastsideatl.org for address & meal details. // Professional childcare provided

Weekly Prayer/Running Group // Thursdays at 6:30 a.m. // We will meet outside the church for a prayer followed by a light jog through the neighborhood // Email Justin Barnes for more info justinrobertbarnes@gmail.com.

Pre-service prayer – 10am every Sunday before church we have an informal time of prayer in the prayer corner. This is a time when we intentionally pray for the church, its growth, and existence. Consider joining in this time of prayer for the church and centering before worship.


Ways to Connect, Grow, & Serve Together

Eastside Church’s Two Year Anniversary Party // Sunday, Aug. 11th from 4 PM to 7 PM at McKoy Park // Follow the link for more details.

CHURCH CLEAN UP/REPAIR DAY // Saturday, Aug. 17th at 10am // Come help clean the church, touch up some paint, & do some much needed repairs // Contact Jill Ferguson with questions – jill.ferguson428@gmail.com

Growth groups (small groups) are the way we connect more intimately with each other at Eastside. If you’re interested in learning more about joining a Growth Group please contact Trent Lloyd – trent@eastsideatl.org.

Invite your friends // The number one reason people come to a new church is because someone invites them. Consider telling a neighbor, friend, family member, or co-worker why you love Eastside & invite them to worship with you this coming week!

Join our online community at Eastside Church Community Builder. Create an account by signing up at www.eastsideatl.org in the upper right corner. This account allows you to give online, request to join a small group, view service opportunities & more.

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