THE SIXTEENTH SUNDAY 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." 

ECA WEEKLY CALENDAR


Saturday, September 16

9am Gamblers Anonymous


Sunday, September 17

8:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II

9:45am Adult Christian Formation 9:45am Children/Youth Christian Formation Meeting

9:45am Bible Challenge Meet-up

10:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II

12pm Southern Comforters Meeting

1pm Church of the Common ground


Wednesday, September 20

6:30pm Faith, Food & Fellowship


Thursday, September 21

2pm Cultured pearls Book Club


LOOKING AHEAD


Friday, September 22

7pm Dominoes Game Night


September 27 - October 1

Men's Fishing Trip


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The Sixteenth Sunday

after Pentecost

Proper 19


September 17, 2023


Exodus 14:19-31

Psalm 114 

Romans 14:1-12

Matthew 18:21-35


O God, because without you we are not able to please you, mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Server Schedule for the Month of:


September


Thank you for Serving ECA!


We Need YOU!

A Great Big THANK YOU to all who helped with the Welcome Back Picnic Thank you to all those who helped set up and clean up and to those who provided food for the welcome back picnic. It was such a wonderful day and I truly appreciated all the love and support during my time away and the GREAT warm welcome back to ECA! -- Fr. Paul

ECA Reach Seeking Volunteers and Donations for Lunch at Church of the Common Ground Sept. 17th We are seeking volunteers and donations of: Bottled Water, Propel/Gatorade packets, Bananas, Vienna Sausages, Cheese/Peanut butter crackers. Please bring donations to church next Sunday. The Church of the Common Ground is a worshiping community of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, a church without walls, serving those on the margins of the city. If you have questions, please contact Janet Livingston or Cindy Lippert.

Children/Youth Christian Formation Meeting This Sunday, Sept 17th ECA Children and Youth Christian Formation (Sunday School) is meeting on the First and Third Sunday of each month. Contact Molly Norman to learn more and/or volunteer.

Southern Comforters to Meet this Sunday Sept. 17th after the 10:30am Service

All are welcome to fellowship with those who knit and crochet to make blankets for children in difficult circumstances, and prayer shawls for our parishioners and friends. This ministry meets on the third Sunday of each month after services in the activities building.  

Faith, Food & Fellowship to Meet Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 6:30pm

All are welcome to join us for food, fellowship and fun! This program meets on the third Wednesday of each month for a meal, fellowship, and faith based activities. You won't want to miss this!  To learn more, please email Robin Keith.

ECA Choir is Starting Back Up at the 10:30AM Worship Services The ECA choir is starting up again, and voices are needed for this great ministry at our 10:30am service. Please contact Joe Lozier, Music director or any choir member if you are interested.

ECA Cultured Pearls Book Club Meeting Thursday, Sept. 21 at 2pm This month’s book is Next Year in Havana by Channel Cleeton. Contact Lillian Stanton to learn more or join the ECA Book Club. 

It’s Time Once Again for the Men’s Fishing Trip!  9/27 – 10/1 at Shell Island Reserve Space Now! It’s that time of year again when the Men of ECA and guests plan to head down to Shell Island Fish Camp for a weekend of fellowship, fishing, food & Fun. You can go down on Weds, Thu, or Fri, and you don’t have to fish. Reserve your space now with a $100 deposit. Email Father Paul to sign up. Click here to see details.

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Reach Collecting Food items for Local Food Pantries, Thank you for your Continued Support   ECA supports local charities Never Alone and Papa’s Pantry in their food ministries. Please bring donations Sundays before worship. Thank you for supporting these local charities! 

September's Spotlight is on Faith & Spirituality! This ministry seeks to grow our faith through bible devotions, monthly 'Faith, Food & Fellowship' events, and planned spiritual retreats. Faith, Food & Fellowship typically meets on the third Wednesday of each month for a meal, fellowship, and faith based activities. Contact Robin Keith to learn more or to volunteer with this ministry.

Each Month we make our Monthly Financials Available

(YTD) Through August 2023           Actual                 Budget                   +/- 

Revenues                                     $172,125          $181,611        $9,461

Expenses                                      $163,712          $186,729      $23,017

Net Year to                                   $8,438          ($5,119)        ($13,556)

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

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

The Episcopal Church of the Annunciation

1673 Jamerson Road

Marietta, GA 30066

770-928-7916

www.ecamarietta.org

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