ECA WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
  "Our Mission is to bear witness to God's love and invite, encourage, and prepare God's people to share that grace with others." 
Reminder: All Services are streamed online only. No in person services are being offered. The campus of ECA remains closed due to COVID-19
ECA Parish Continues to Forge on Behind the Scenes in Several Different ways.
We are in strange times at ECA and it has been a difficult period for many of us. With the bishop's directive for NO in person activities except for streamed services, we continue to find different ways to serve one another and our communities while practicing CDC and Dept. of Public Health guidelines for gatherings.... Read more (including recent financials) HERE
Adult Christian Formation class THIS Sunday at 10:30a.m. via Zoom
Those who are interested can particpate in our Adult Christian formation class via Zoom. We may use another platform, but at this time, those who are interested can contact Ron Allen at ronallenga@yahoo.com or contact Fr. Paul for Zoom meeting information. Current topics have been about how to adjust to the current COVID-19 climate as a faithful Christian in a divided community.
Reach Meeting THIS Sunday via Zoom
A Reach Zoom meeting is taking place this Sunday, May 17 at 11am. The meeting is open to all parishioners, but you will need a password to attend. If you’d like to join our meeting, please contact Nicole File at  filenicole@gmail.com , Jane Whisler at  Jane.whisler@gmail.com , or Father Paul for more info.
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Drive Through Communion Bi-Weekly
ECA will continue to offer 'drive-by' communion while following CDC guidelines every-other week. The next scheduled communion date is Sunday May 24 th from 10:30am to 12:30pm following the streamed Sunday services.
Father Paul Currently Making Pastoral Calls during COVID-19
Fr. Paul is making his Pastoral Rounds virtually via telephone calls and online check-ins. If you are in need of counseling, prayer, or simply a virtual visit, please contact Fr. Paul directly at pcm09@bellsouth.net. Part of what makes ECA so special is the community and support we offer to one another!
Altar Flowers: Dates Available
ECA is still taking dedications and donations for Altar Flowers during this time of quarantine and social distancing. Now that services may be streamed from the church again, Altar Guild will continue their ministry of preparing the altar for services. This includes flowers. Thank you for supporting this ministry. Some dates available: June 14, June 21. Please email your dedication (complete with wording in thanksgiving for/in memory of) to ecanews@bellsouth.net.
Several Ways to Give During the Change in Activities and Worship at ECA
Due to the bishop's directive ECA members are still not able to gather in person on our campus. Our bills have continued to come in, and because of your support we have been able to continue to function. During this time, please continue to support the ministry of ECA and we are providing several ways you can continue to give in your absence. 

For your convenience, ECA now offers online giving. It's fast and easy! Please note, there is a 2.2% fee plus $0.30 per transaction the church incurs. Simply click the 'Online Giving" button on our website and designate what your funds are for. You can also set up Check Pay through your bank and designate to ECA. Additionally, you may mail your check or take it to the church and place in the securely locked mailbox at the street, address is 1673 Jamerson Rd. Marietta, GA 30066.  We greatly appreciate your support during these difficult times! 

Click here  to make a one time donation online through paypal. Please note, ECA is charged a $ .30 per transaction fee plus 2.2% of the donated amount.