Weekly News – Oct 27th, 2013

Weekly News (Green)

What’s Happening This Week – October 27th, 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 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 – sarahastings@hotmail.com for more info and to RSVP

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.

NON-PERISHABLE FOOD DRIVE // Starts this Sunday // We’re collecting canned & non-perishable food items for our friends at Decatur Cooperative Ministries! // Bring your food items with you to church & we will be collecting them around the Communion Table. Flyers with suggestions are available at the info table.

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 trent@eastsideatl.org

Ways to Connect, Grow, & Serve Together

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

THINK GLOBALLY, SHOP LOCALLY // Nov 23rd from 10am-4pm // Help us create a more just economy & have a lot of fun doing it. Come out to support local artisans & fair trade vendors by purchasing your holiday gifts this year at the Holiday Bazaar & Fair Trade Market! The event will feature live music, photos with Santa, a bake sale, & food trucks! // Contact Natalie Natalie@eastsideatl.org to volunteer during the event or for more info.

SERVING DINNER AT HAGAR’S HOUSE // Saturday, November 23rd from 6-8 pm. // One of the ways we practice resurrection is by providing food for those in need // We need people to prepare food & serve // Visit http://eastsideatl.org/news/serving-at-dcm/ for more info & to sign-up

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, Natalie@eastsideatl.org

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 colin@eastsideatl.org if this is up your alley.

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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