Current Events & News

Joys & Concerns

(please see newsletter for previously posted concerns)

Church Family Concerns & Joys

  • Rosie T’s mother, Maria, is in the ICU at Emory Saint Joseph.
  • Grace A’s brother in Nigeria passed away.
  • Debbie H is seeking a new job.
  • Libby B reported the passing of Owen Day, the child with leukemia for whom we were praying, and also asks us to pray for the Irons family whose college son drowned in Lake Lanier last week.
  • Dorrie T joyfully reported that her grandchildren who live in Texas were safe.

Church Family News

  • September 17 is Blessing Box Sunday.
  • Retiree/TONTO Lunch- 11:30 Sweet Baby Jane’s on the Tuesday, 12th.
  • The sign-up sheet to schedule yourself in a worship service role can be found on the secretary’s desk in the church office.
  • We will celebrate August and September birthdays at Linger Longer this coming Sunday following the 10:50am service. Join us.

Homebound

  • Louise C
  • Bessie K
  • Lenora L
  • Eileen Mc
  • Nettie P
  • Barbara & Bill P
  • Mildred P

Announcements

  • The region is sponsoring several cluster meetings and the one that our church is connected to is to be held at Shiloh Christian Church, 3955 Highway 124 SW, Snellville on Sunday, September 10th, 3-5pm. Please plan to attend if you can. Marilyn is planning to go to that one and will stay until about 4:30pm. Let her know if you can attend with her.
  • Texas Flooding Relief - Disciples know that one of the most efficient and effective relief organizations is our own Week Of Compassion: http://www.weekofcompassion.org/.
  • Georgia Disciples Men's Rally - The Disciples Men of Georgia will have one combined Men’s Rally this year. The date is October, 14, 2017 and will be hosted by First Christian Church, Griffin, Georgia. The registration will begin at 9:30 A.M., rally will start at 10:00 A.M., and lunch will be served following rally for a minimal cost of $ 8.00 per person. Our keynote speaker will be Rev. Jay White, minister at First Christian Church in Lawrenceville. The worship in song will be led by Bob Grant, Region Moderator and member of First Christian Church in Griffin. This will be a great time for fellowship and renewing our commitment to the men of the Georgia region. Please plan to attend. You can register at https://goo.gl/7Po2vG.
  • Annual Fall Youth Rally - Sandy Springs Christian Church will have the youth rally on November 5th from 4-6:30 pm.