EMMAUS CHURCH   

In This Issue
Emmaus Partnership Class
Jags Game/Love Cleans Mobile Shower
The Forgotten Initiative
Over 50s Get Together
Wednesday Night Life
Weekend to Remember
Tuesday Morning Mom's Group
Emmaus Directory
Youth Home Groups
Emmaus Partnership Class

If you have been attending Emmaus and are looking to get more formally connected, we would like to invite you to our next Partnership Class, Sunday, October 1st at 6:00 pm. This is a one session, one-hour class where we talk about gospel partnership (membership) at Emmaus. Childcare will be provided and there is a sign up sheet in the café.

Jags Game/Love Cleans Mobile Shower

As many of you know, The Well Church is looking to purchase a mobile shower unit to be used to help the homeless here in Jacksonville. We have the unique opportunity to contribute to this cause and also enjoy a great time of fellowship and football in the process. We have a block of Jaguar tickets for the Jags/Rams game on October 15th @ 4pm. For a minimum donation of $20, you will receive a ticket to the game as well as a fun tailgate party with music, food, games, etc. All proceeds will go to the Love Cleans project. You can donate and pickup tickets today after the service, at the bar in the café while tickets last. (Donations are not tax deductible unless the exceed the face value of the ticket).  

The Forgotten Initiative - Foster Parent's Night Out

If you would like to volunteer for this ministry event happening October 5th, the training will be at 5:30p, and the event starts at 6:00pm. If you would like to sign up or have any questions email Flber59@Yahoo.com .

Over 50s Get Together

Join us for the 50 and over gathering Oct. 14th at @ 6:00pm at Emmaus. This will be a chili cook off! Bring your favorite chili or extras. Sign up in the café.  

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. Sign up sheets are available in the café
 
Wednesday Night Life Groups
 
You Matter More Than You Think
This Women's Study will meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday nights from 6:30-8pm. Join us as we go through "You Matter More Than You Think" by Leslie Parrott. This will be a 6-week study. For more information contact Donna Currier donna@emmausjax.com
 
The Wellness Revelation
This Women's Study will meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday nights at Emmaus and the 1st and 3rd Wednesday nights at The Local (4587 San Jose Blvd) from 6:30-8pm. This will be an 8-week study of the book "The Wellness Revelation" by Alisa Keeton. "The Wellness Revelation" will challenge you to get fit by seeking God first and foremost. God wants you free from what weighs you down and keeps you from your marvelous purpose. For more information contact Danae' Bunso jaxbirthservices@gmail.com
 
Spiritual Growth through the Practice of Spiritual Disciplines
In this group we will be encouraged to grow in our relationship with Christ through the practice of spiritual disciplines. "Have nothing to do with irreverent, silly myths. Rather train yourself for godliness." I Timothy 4:7
In this class we will discuss the disciplines of Reading God's Word, Prayer, Worship, Fasting, Journaling and more. For more information Contact Geah Karr Geahkarr@gmail.com
 
Let's Talk About Jesus and the Gospel
The name pretty much says it all! In this group we will devote 6 sessions to talking about Jesus and the Gospel. We will begin our first session with an open forum to share questions or topics we would like to discuss that center around Jesus and the Gospel. In the remaining sessions we will try to address as many of the suggested topics as possible.  For more info Contact Vic Cuccia Vic@emmausjax.com.

Weekend to Remember Marriage Getaway

A special weekend designed to equip couples and help them grow in their marriage relationship.  The getaway will be held at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation on December 8-10.  Special BOGO conference pricing will be available through the end of September, using group code ecjax during registration. For more information contact Mike & Sarah Dawkins at (904) 625-1166 or msdawkins@hotmail.com , or visit  www.familylife.com/weekend-to-remember.

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!
 
Emmaus Directory

The Emmaus directory will be available soon on our website. As soon as it is uploaded and available we will let you know how to access it. 

Youth Home Groups

Youth Home Groups for middle and high schoolers will be starting September 20th. The regular schedule will be the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month starting at 7pm and ending at 8:30pm.  Please sign up in the lobby! If you would like to host or lead (you don't have to do both) please contact Matthew ( subzero@emmausjax.com ).

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.   
High School and Middle School Classes 

Our middle school class meets every Sunday except the first Sunday of the month. And our New High School Class  meets on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month. They will meet in the upstairs portion of the new building immediately following the music portion of our service. 
Also our Youth (6-12th grade) meet on the 2nd and 4th Wed. of the month at 6:30 PM. 

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 Sabrina Touchton for more info: SabrinaTouchton@comcast.net  

Ladies Bible Study Tuesday's 7pm
This new ladies Bible study meets each Tuesday at 7 pm at the Bartram Park Panera in Mandarin. The study Is called "Freefall to Fly" by Rebekah Lyons. For more information contact Amy Landry at  amy.landry@comcast.net


Men's Group Tuesday 7 am
Studying 1 John at the Panera on Baymeadows Rd.  For more information contact vic@emmausjax.com .
  
Men's Bible Study Monday's @ 7 pm
This Men's Bible Study group meets at Emmaus. Contact Matt Slaga at 904-512-3500 or Caleb Newberry at 224-622-4219 for more information.

College Age Bible Study
Meets at Emmaus on Wednesday nights at 7 pm.  For more information contact Madison Johnsons 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.  Classes will start the 4th week in February.

                                                     
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