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The Season after Pentecost

 "Our Mission is to bear witness to God's love and invite, encourage, and prepare God's people to share that grace with others." 


Saturday, September 24

9:00am Gamblers Anonymous

11:00am Connecting Brunch

Sunday, September 25

*8:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II

(also streamed online)

9:45am Adult Christian Formation

9:45am Bible Challenge Gathering 

*10:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II

*Nursery Provided

Monday, September 26

7pm Buildings & Grounds Ministry Meeting

Wednesday, September 28

4pm Reach serving Homeless

(Shady Grove) 

Friday, September 30

7:00pm Dominoes Adult Game Night

Sunday, October 2

*8:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II 

(also streamed online)

9:45am Adult Christian Formation

9:45am Bible Challenge Gathering

9:45am Children/Youth Christian Formation - Ice Cream Sunday

*10:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II

*Nursery Provided

12:00pm ECW Meeting 


Saturday, October 15

4:00pm Three Reasons to Celebrate Party!

(see below for details)

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Proper 21

September 25, 2022

O God, you declare your almighty power chiefly in showing mercy and pity: Grant us the fullness of your grace, that we, running to obtain your promises, may become partakers of your heavenly treasure; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Amos 6:1a,4-7

Psalm 146

1 Timothy 6:6-19

Luke 16:19-31

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Thank you for Serving ECA!

We Need YOU!

More Than Enough: Stewardship Season is Here! Watch your mail this week for a letter kicking off our Stewardship Campaign at ECA. In the coming weeks we will hear testimonies and devotions that point to what the Lord is doing with our time, talent and treasure at ECA! CLICK HERE TO VIEW WEEKLY REFLECTIONS

"And taking the five loaves and the two fish, he looked up to heaven, and blessed and broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd.  And all ate and were filled. What was left over was gathered up, twelve baskets of broken pieces". Luke 9:16-17, NRSV

Christian Formation (Sunday School) for Children/Youth to Begin Oct. 2 with lots of ICE CREAM - Super "Sundae" Sunday

Children/Youth Sunday School will begin October 2 and meet once a month on the first Sunday of each month. The Fourth Sunday of each month, ECA will present a children’s sermon. We can’t wait to see you there!  Contact Molly Norman for more info. 

Connecting Ministry

Connecting Ministry Brunch, Sep. 24 at 11am All are welcome to attend. The Connecting Ministry exists to help connect members of ECA. There is a monthly lunch & dinner to foster a sense of community and fellowship. Please contact Janice Maxwell for more details. Remaining Dates for September: 

  • Saturday, September 24th at 11am- Brunch at Elevation Chophouse, Kennesaw

Reach Serving Dinner to Homeless Population Wednesday Sep. 28 at 4pm All are invited to join the ECA Reach ministry in preparing and delivering a meal to the homeless population every 4th Wednesday of the month at Shady Grove Baptist Church. We meet at the church to cook, and then travel to Shady Grove. Travel Sized toiletries are also being collected for this outreach

Dominoes Adult Game Night Sep. 30 at 7pm.  Invite a Friend!  Join us for adult fellowship time playing Mexican Train Dominoes! Bring a snack to share and your favorite beverage. Dominoes typically meets the last Friday of each month either under the pavilion or or in the Activities Bldg. Newcomers are always welcome!

EFM is Beginning - There's A Spot For You!

EFM(Education For Ministry) is a small seminar group discerning individual vocation through the study of the bible, Christian history and theology. Contact Katie Dunlap for more information at or 404-444-6874 

ECW (Episcopal Church Women) has Begun Again! Meeting Sunday Oct. 2 Episcopal Church Women meet monthly on the first Sunday of the month in the Activities Building. All are welcome!  Come and See! 

Have You Accepted the Bible Challenge? Week Three Readings

Readings for the week beginning with Monday, September 26:

  • Monday: Genesis 37-39, Psalm 13, Matthew 13
  • Tuesday: Genesis 40-42, Psalm 14, Matthew 14
  • Wednesday: Genesis 43-45, Psalm 15, Matthew 15
  • Thursday: Genesis 46-48, Psalm 16, Matthew 16
  • Friday: Genesis 49-50, Psalm 17, Matthew 17
  • Saturday: Exodus 1-3, Psalm 18:1-20, Matthew 18

Anyone is welcome to join our challenge to read through the entire Bible in a year. We are using the book The Bible Challenge, by Marek Zabriskie, which contains wonderful commentary, questions for discussion, and prayers, but all you really need is access to a Bible. You don't need to catch up - jump in with us where we are. Meeting Sundays in the Nave at 9:45am.

Mark it on your Calendars! 3 Reasons to Celebrate! October 15th at 4:00PM You don't want to miss this event: Saturday October 15th starting at 4:00pm we will celebrate Father Paul and Katie's marriage, give thanks for the ECA church building mortgage that has been paid in full, and Bishop Rob Wright has visitation with us! Whenever we celebrate, we do it in BIG fashion. We will have a Holy Eucharist service and then follow-up with lots of Fellowship, Food and Fun! Bar-B-Que, Fish Fry, and Low Country Boil provided. There will be LIVE music and a fire pit to be enjoyed as well. We look forward to celebrating with you. RSVP by Registering HERE (Eventbrite) or email 

Adult Christian Formation This Sunday!

Christian formation class (Sunday School) is usually held on Sundays at 9:40 am either in person, or via Zoom. Please contact Ron Allen at or contact Fr. Paul for Zoom meeting information. Current topics have been about how to adjust to the current climate as a faithful Christian in a divided community. 

Sunday Worship Volunteers Needed: Lectors, Greeters & Ushers 
Sunday worship happens each week because of numerous volunteers who participate in many areas of the worship service. Please consider volunteering for one of these ministries. Please contact Fr. Paul for more information. Thank you for serving!

Each Month we make our Monthly Financials Available

(YTD) Through Aug 2022       Actual                 Budget         +/-                   

Revenues                               $170,998          $174,226      ($3,228)

Expenses                                $151,107           $168,388      $17,281

Net Year to date                  ($19,891)          $3,764      ($14,053)

Fr. Paul is available during the week, Monday - Thursday, for prayer, guidance and support.

Fr. Paul is out of the office on Fridays.  Please call 770-490-7234 or email with any concerns, needs, or questions.

The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation

1673 Jamerson Road

Marietta, GA 30066


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