Parent's Night Out...Session Meeting...PW Supper
First Press Weekly e-News 
November 9, 2017
 

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Parent's Night Out
The staff of our Early Learning Center is hosting a Parent's Night Out this Friday, November 10th from 6:00 - 9:00pm for children ages 1-12. Cost is $15 for the first child, and $10 for each additional child. Registration Form and answers to FAQs can be downloaded HERE. Don't wait, sign up today!!
Session Meeting
The monthly stated meeting of the FPC Session will meet on Sunday, November 12 immediately following worship in the Fellowship Hall. All ruling elders should make plans to attend.
Presbyterian Women's Supper
The hurricane may have stopped us in September but it hasn't slowed us down. Presbyterian Women will have their Fall Dinner on Tuesday, November 14 at 6:00pm in the Martin Fellowship Hall. We'll have reports regarding on - going projects and a light supper.  All Circle members are invited as well as anyone who would like to know more about what we do and the projects we supp ort. Please let us know that you are coming by calling the church office at 770-786-7321.
Community Mental Health Education Event
On Saturday, November 18 from 1:00 - 3:30pm in the fellowship hall we will host an event focusing on Seasonal Affective Disorder and Depression during the Holiday Season. Speakers will be Jewell Gooding and our own Caryn Thompson both from Mental Health America of Georgia. This is a collaborative event brought to the community by the Physical and Mental Health committee of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority of Newton County and NAMI Rockdale-Newton. We will also have information provided by Project Aware and the local Suicide Prevention Coalition. This presentation will be free and open to anyone interested in attending. RSVP HERE

Food Pantry Fundraising Luncheon
Food Pantry
Join us for lunch immediately following worship on Sunday, November 19 as we raise awareness and funds for our Community Food Pantry . The menu will be lasagna, salad, garlic bread and dessert. A cash donation or non-perishable food items for the Food Pantry are requested for each guest.  Please make a reservation HERE or by calling the church office at 770-786-7321.

Stewardship Pledge Reminder
** REMINDER **
If you have not yet had an opportunity to submit a completed pledge card for this year's Stewardship Campaign, please do so as soon as possible so that our Session can begin making budget plans for the coming year.

Pledge cards are available at the church office or via download HERE. You may fill it out online and return it to the church via e-mail, or bring it with you to worship on Sunday morning.
Praise & Prayers

Please keep the following people and their families in your thoughts and prayers this week:
  • Ethan Lassiter - brain tumor (8 y.o. grandson of E.G. and Maryanne Lassiter)
  • Pat Patrick - back surgery (Atlanta Medical Center)
  • Tim McNally - surgery for cancer (nephew of Danny & Beth Vining)
  • Nat Allen Long - surgery (step-son of Alice Walker)
  • J.L. Johnson - fall, broken arm (Dogwood Forest Alpharetta)
  • Louise Strickland - home
  • Rick Gunter - Manchester Court (Conyers)
  • Adriane Ivey - surgery 11/17
  • Teresa McCurry - tests
  • Matthew Howell - motorcycle wreck, home
  • David Cooper - lung cancer (father of Rebecca Bates)
  • Anderson Krieger--chemotherapy at home
  • Carol Capell - recovering from back surgery at home 
  • Heaven Stephenson - healthy pregnancy
  • Debi (Dee) Selin - home
  • Jeanette Davis--kidney failure (mother of Maria Davis)
  • Carol Baynes--cancer, friend of Phyllis Yoder
  • Robin McKeown - cancer, friend of Phyllis Yoder
  • Chuck Hodges--treatment for lymphoma (friend of Patti Lanford)
  • Ron Swatty--heart problems (brother-in-law of Charles Ardis)
  • Mitchell Jessup--cancer (father of Nick Jessup)
  • Sophia Hawley--Cystic Fibrosis
  • Roger Gossage--awaiting transplant
  • Jan Coulon--home

Please update your prayer requests this week!
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