Next Week’s News: September 20-26

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Our Parish Feast Dayaltarcross1
On September 20, we will continue our annual celebration of the Feast of the Holy Cross as a way to celebrate our life as a parish community, keeping in mind our connection with the rich history of Christianity itself. This day gives us an opportunity each year to come together in worship and prayer, baptizing those who are seeking to join the Body of Christ in our particular parish, and remembering our common life, as we say in the Nicene Creed, the “one, holy, catholic and apostolic church.”

This year, we are grateful to have the Rt. Rev. Keith Whitmore, the Assistant Bishop of the Diocese of Atlanta, with us. Join us in celebration this Sunday, September 20!

Empty Bowl Lunch
The Empty Bowl Lunch will be held at First Baptist Church on Tuesday, September 22 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Tickets are $25. You can find more information online at the Georgia Mountain Foodbank website.

GWAG on September 23: #eatprayserve
Question: What does an Episcopal airport chaplain do?
Answer: An airport chaplain makes hundreds of ministry touches weekly with the 63,000 employees and 265,000 average daily passengers at ATL, ministers to active duty service personnel, responds to emergencies, provides weekly services in the airport’s chapels, and collaborates with chaplains of many other traditions.

airportThe Reverend Donna S. Mote, PhD, Episcopal Chaplain to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) since November 2013, will be our GWAG guest on September 23. Come learn more about this exciting missions endeavor in the Diocese of Atlanta and how you can support and be a part of it.

Make a meal reservation no later than 12:00 PM on Monday. Sign up online, at the information table, or call the church office. No shows will be expected to pay. Please do come just for the fellowship and program if you like. You do not have to eat to attend. A nursery is available by reservation only for kids age 4 and under.

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