EMMAUS CHURCH   

In This Issue
Time Change Tonight!
Emmaus Life Groups
Over 50's Get Together
Operation Christmas Child
Day of Thanks
Bacon-Fest (Men's Breakfast)
Diaper Drive
YoungLives Ministry
High School and Middle School Classes
Time Change Tonight! 

Don't forget to turn your clocks back one hour tonight! 

Emmaus Life Groups
This will be a great opportunity to grow in your relationship with God as well as connect with others at Emmaus who either live in your geographic area or are in the same stage of life as you and your family. This time will consist of sharing a meal together, short Bible study/discussion, prayer and fellowship.
 
Mandarin Group - 1st and 3rd Friday, 6:30 PM. (12165 Dividing Oaks Tr E, 32223) For info Contact: Vic and Roxane Cuccia, Roxanerene@bellsouth.net , 904-626-5170
 
Fort Caroline Group - Every other Sunday, 5:00 PM. Beginning September 3rd. (3416 Grenoble Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32277) For info Contact: Joel and Erin Jones, joel.jones@cru.org , 904-234-0371
 
Beach Blvd Group (near Emmaus) - 2nd and 4th Wednesday, 6:30 PM. (12865 Oxford Crossing Drive, Highland Glen Subdivision) For info Contact: Dennis and Kim Cheek ststoday@gmail.com , 904-859-6088
 
Ponte Vedra Group - 2nd and 4th Sunday, 5:30 PM (54 Dolphin Blvd. E, Ponte Vedra Beach, 32082) For info Contact: Ben and Stephanie Chatraw, bchatraw@me.com , 214-288-0836
 
Intracoastal West/San Pablo - 2nd and 4th Sunday, 6 PM (2010 Sandhill Crane Dr, 32224 ) For info Contact: Keith and Jennifer Jackson jkeithjackson@gmail.com , 904-445-0106 (text)
 
Southside Group  - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30 PM (7880 Jolliet Dr, Jacksonville 32217) For info Contact: Chuck & Donna Currier,  currier.donna@gmail.com , 904-733-7226.
 
Over 50's Get Together

Join us for the 50 and over gathering Nov. 11th at @ 6:00pm at Emmaus. Sign up in the café. If your not already receiving emails from Fritz & Brenda Berkey & you want to be added please email us at flberk59@yahoo.com to be added to the group list.

Operation Christmas Child

It's that time of the year again!  We will be collecting shoe boxes filled with gifts to bless children all over the world. The boxes will go to children in over 130 countries!  National collection week is November 13-19th, and the packing supplies will be at Emmaus soon, so go ahead and start shopping for your shoebox items. Packing ideas can be found at https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/pack-a-shoe-box/

Day of Thanks

Sunday, Nov. 19th  is our annual Day of Thanks service.  In this special service, we will worship through song and testimonies of God's goodness in our lives.  What is it that you are thankful for this year? Is God prompting you to share?
 
Bacon-Fest (Men's Breakfast)

We will be a doing a men's fellowship breakfast on Saturday November 18, at 8:00 a.m.  We will be serving pancakes, eggs, sausage and of course....bacon! The breakfast will be right here at the Emmaus building.  Bring your friends and please sign up in the café!     

Diaper Drive

Florida Baptist Children's Home is in the midst of their annual diaper drive. Some diapers are used locally but most go to their overseas missions with Orphan's Heart. We will be collecting diapers through November 12th at Emmaus or you can order online and have them sent to Florida Baptist Children's Homes, ATTN: DIAPER DRIVE, 2300 Bartram Rd, Jacksonville FL 32207 . Any size, any amount is appreciated (sizes 4,5, preemie/newborn needed). Your gift will make a huge difference. For more info: Brandi Gonzales brandi.gonzales@fbchomes.org

YoungLives Ministry

Volunteers needed: YoungLives, a ministry to teen mothers, is meeting at Emmaus the first three Mondays of the month through May from 5:45-7:45pm.  Needs include holding babies (8-9 people), providing dinners for 35 people, serving dinner, and mentoring moms and dads.  Dinners are still needed for: 11/13, 1/8, 1/15, 2/5, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 4/2, 4/9, and 5/7.  Sign up for one night, once a month, or more. For more info or to volunteer please contact Jordan Simpson Whitmarsh at 904-588-5989 or beachesylvs@yahoo.com . www.jaxmetroyounglives.younglife.org

High School and Middle School Meeting Times and Events
 
Our Middle School class meets every Sunday except the first Sunday of the month. And our High School Class meets on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month. They will meet in the upstairs portion of the building immediately following the music portion of our service.  Also our Youth (6-12th grade) meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 6:30-8pm at Emmaus. Dinner is provided. The Middle and High School Home Groups meet on the 2st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7-8:30pm. Contact Matthew at subzero@emmausjax.com for more information.

Upcoming Events:
November 22nd - Open gym for all students 6pm-9pm.
December 13th - Middle/High School Christmas party 

Youth Group Facebook and Instagram
Join Facebook by searching "Emmaus Church Youth Parents"
Follow us on Instagram under "subzero_emmauschurch"

Wednesday Night Life
Every 2nd and 4th Sunday Emmaus Church opens the doors of our campus for opportunities to grow both spiritually and as a community. Doors open at 6pm with childcare check-in beginning at 6:15pm. Groups will go from 6:30-8pm. 


Tuesday Morning Mom's Group

Are you a mom feeling overwhelmed, worn out, and tired of changing diapers and screaming kids? Come join the Emmaus Mom's Group and get to know other mothers going through the same struggles you are. We need each other during this hectic time of life and raising little people. We will meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 9:30-11am. Childcare is provided. Please contact Erika at  erikajones717@gmail.com  if you have any questions. Hope to see you there!
 
Over 50's Email List 

We are redoing our email list.  Please add your name and email to the list in the café so you will receive info on our events.  We meet every other month for a time of food and fellowship.   Fritz and Brenda Berkey are heading up this group you can contact them at flberk59@yahoo.com .  

Open Gym - Basketball

The gym will be open for adult basketball (ages 18 & up) is held on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

Disc Golf Fellowship

"Gotta go, gotta throw!" Join us for a fun time of disc golf and fellowship on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month at Ed Austin Park. No experience or equipment needed other than some water and an empty back pack or bag to carry the discs (provided). We will practice beginning at 1PM and tee off at 1:45. Sign up in the café or Contact Rich & Sonda McMoneagle (rmcmoneagle @yahoo.com or 9044765754) for more info. 

Emmaus Children's Ministry
Emmaus Kids need YOUR help in the nursery, walkers, toddler, and preschool classes. Would you be willing to sacrifice one Sunday a month to invest in our kids?
The following areas have current needs for volunteers:
2nd Sunday in the Walkers room, 3rd Sunday for the Toddler room, and 5th Sunday in multiple rooms. Contact Shante' McCleod shante@emmausjax.com for more information.

Free - RightNow Media Account 
Our church now has access to an extensive, new video library called RightNow Media! It's like the "Netflix of Video Bible Studies" and has a HUGE library of faith-based videos that you can access whenever and wherever you want-on your phone, iPad, computer, or at home on your TV.
This is our FREE gift to you as a member of the Emmaus family!  All you need to do is give us your email address (one per household) and we will make sure that you receive an email invite to set up your own account. Please sign up in the cafe. There will be no charge to you, as we have already paid the subscription fee.   
Night Missions

There is a group from Emmaus that minister to the homeless on some Friday evenings.  We are in need deodorant, bug spray, peanut butter, bread, water, gallon sized zip lock bags, bibles, and socks.  If you are interested in helping you can join them and/or bring any of these items on Sunday morning. Also you can contact Brendon Johns for more info (904-962-3134). 

 
Emmaus Groups 
Over 50's Group
Our over 50's group is a great way to get connected to others at Emmaus.  This group meets every other month for a time of fun and fellowship.  Contact Fritz and Brenda Berkey at flberk59@yahoo.com for more information. 

Men's Group Tuesday 7 am
Studying 1 John at the Panera on Baymeadows Rd.  For more information contact vic@emmausjax.com .
   
Men's Group Thursday 7am
This men's group will be meeting in the Emmaus cafe' on Thursday mornings, starting November 2nd from 7:00 - 8:00 am. We will pray together and discuss a passage from the Bible each week. For more information contact John Landry  (904) 568-7861.

C ollege Age Bible Study
Meets at Emmaus on Monday nights at 7 pm.  For more information contact Madison Johnson at deepstream.madi@gmail.com.

Night Missions                                                                           
Have a heart for the homeless? Join us as we minster to them on Friday nights at 7. Contact Brendon Johns (904-962-3134) for more information.
 
Mom's Group 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 9:30-11:00 am. Meets at Emmaus and childcare will be provided. Please contact Kim Hughes (kimhughes374@gmail.com) or Erika Jones (erikajones717@gmail.com)  for more information or to RSVP. Paid childcare workers needed during this time.  Contact Shante' for more information shante@emmausjax.com .      
                                                                                                    
Wednesday Night Life                                                         
These classes meet on the 2nd and 4th Wed. of the month. This will be a great opportunity for you to grow in your walk with Christ and connect with others at Emmaus.    
 
Youth Home Groups
Meets on the 2st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7-8:30pm. Contact Matthew at subzero@emmausjax.com for more information.

                                                     
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