Weekly News – Oct 20th, 2013

Weekly News (Green)

What’s Happening This Week – October 20th, 2013

Join us next Sunday at 11am as we continue our sermon series “The Letter to the Philippians”.  Our Lead Pastor Timothy Lloyd will continue exploring Paul’s letter to the church at Philippi. Don’t forget that if you’ve missed any sermons, you can catch up with our podcasts or sermon videos.

EASTSIDE ART EXHIBITION // Friday, Oct. 25th any time between 7:00PM & 9:00PM // This event will capture aspects of the Philippians series by artists both inside & outside the congregation // These works include paintings, sculptures, drawings, interactive installations, performances, & photographs // Drop by any time to browse the works

OPEN TABLE DINNER // Saturday, Oct. 26th from 5:30pm-7:00pm // 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 [email protected] for address & meal details. // Professional childcare provided

EARLY SERVICE PREVIEW // Sunday, Oct. 27th at 9:30am // Come check out a preview of our early service launching in early 2014 // Childcare provided // Sunday School will be at 11

TRUNK OR TREAT // Sunday, Oct 27 at 4pm // Eastside Church Parking Lot // Celebrate community & enjoy a safe Halloween // In addition to costumes, candy, & fun we’ll be filling “grace bags” to extend grace & practice justice for our neighbors in need // Contact [email protected] with questions or to help plan this great event!

HALLOWEEN CHOCOLATE FOR SALE // The #1 slavery produced food in the world is the cocoa bean // Make a small step toward justice by buying fair trade chocolate to give away this Halloween // We’ll also have info fliers you can hand out with the candy.

PRE-SERVICE PRAYER // Every Sunday at 10:00a.m. & 10:30 before church // The Prayer Corner // Come at 10:00 for an informal time of personal prayer & centering & at 10:30 for communal prayer before worship. // Open to all

GROWTH GROUPS // Every week people from Eastside gather to study the Bible, develop friendships, pursue wholeness, and share life together. If you’re looking for ways to get connected in our community through Growth Groups, please contact Trent Lloyd [email protected]

Ways to Connect, Grow, & Serve Together

CALLING ARTISTS, CRAFTERS, & FAIR TRADE VENDORS // If you or someone you know would like to be a vendor in the upcoming Eastside Holiday Bazaar & Fair Trade Market, contact Natalie Jackson, [email protected] // Vendor applications due Oct. 22nd

THEOLOGY ON TAP // Interested in informal conversations about theology over beverages & food? // We’d like to start monthly gatherings at bars & pubs to have an informal discussion on a theological topic while enjoying food & drink // Contact Colin Bagby at [email protected] if this is up your alley.

EASTSIDE CHURCH & TREES ATLANTA // Saturday, Nov. 2nd from 9am-12pm // Avondale Estates // Come help beautify our city by planting trees with Trees Atlanta // All ages welcome // Kids under 16 require a chaperone // Email Sara Hastings – [email protected] for more info and to RSVP // RSVP by Oct 19th.

PREPARE THE WAY OF THE LORD: SOCIAL JUSTICE RETREAT ON MARK // Saturday, Nov. 2nd from 9am-3pm // Save the date // Email [email protected] for more info & to RSVP

COFFEE WITH THE PASTORS // Nov. 10th from 4pm-6pm // For those interested in taking the next step & becoming a Covenant Member of Eastside // Email [email protected] to RSVP // Childcare provided

MEAL MINISTRY // When people experience big life events, the church community provides meals for the families // We’ve successfully provided many meals in the past but would like to update our email list so we can continue to sustain this growing ministry // Contact Brit Eyster if you’ like to bless the community in this way – brit.eyster(at)gmail.com

JOIN OUR ONLINE COMMUNITY AT EASTSIDE CHURCH COMMUNITY BUILDER // Click here to create an account. // This allows you to give online and connected to other folks at Eastside.

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