Thursday, February 13, 2020

But I say to you that if you are angry with a brother or sister,you will be liable to judgment; and if you insult a brother or sister,you will be liable to the council; and if you say, 'You fool,' you will be liable to the hell of fire. So when you are offering your gift at the altar, if you remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother or sister, and then come and offer your gift. Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are on the way to court with him, or your accuser may hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you will be thrown into prison. 
Matthew 5:21-26 

  Announcements & Coming Events  
On February 23, the Adult Sunday School class will be learning about sister Helen Prejean , a catholic nun who has befriended inmates on death row. We'll talk about sister Helen's powerful story of learning what it means to be " the face of love" for those who need it most. Anne Galliher will be leading our discussion.
The "Meet and Greet Your Deacon" Social is Sunday, February 23rd, in the gym after worship . Come and enjoy delicious snacks and fellowship with our Eastminster family. The social will be held, in the gym, immediately following the worship service.
Please join us for our traditional Ash Wednesday service February 26 commemorating the beginning of Lent, 40 days of repentance and preparing for the great feast of Easter. There will be a simple fellowship supper preceding the service at 5:45 pm in the gym. If you plan on attending the dinner, reservations are required. RSVP the church office at 770.469.4881 or by email at

The Outreach Blood Drive will be Sunday, March 1st from 8:30 am to 1 pm. Look for us in the LifeSouth Bloodmobile and help us reach our goal of 15 units of blood; you must be at least 17 years of age, weigh a minimum of 110 pounds and have a picture ID. Come and give, knowing that your "Gift of Life" will save lives.
Aging in Place Workshop and Resource Fair on Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:30am -12:30pm at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church 4882 Lavista Road Tucker, GA. 30084. Did you ever think of your home as a lifelong home, a home where you could feel comfortable and have ease of mobility throughout your entire life? Come to this event and discover the opportunities and resources that will allow you to age in place in your own home. A light breakfast will be provided. The event is FREE and open to the public.
To view a complete calendar for the week, click here.
  Special Event
  Special Performance  
Everyone is invited on March 13th at 8 pm to the Lyric Studio in Marietta Square for Jarius Cliett's unique cabaret event called "The Switch Up." It features artists swapping vocal songs: with guys singing songs written for ladies, and ladies singing songs written for guys. This is the first show that Jarius has produced with his new company JMC Productions. Tickets can be purchased at .

Wednesday Night Dinner & Program
Join us for fellowship and dinner Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. If you would like to make a reservation, be on the permanent list, or are already on the list and know in advance you will not be able to attend dinner, please let the church office know by email at, or by phone 770-469-4881. All reservations should be made by Tuesday morning.    

Wednesday, February 5 menu:
  Pork Loin, Mac & Cheese, Glazed Carrots, Garden Salad, Cornbread Muffins, Banana Pudding, Tea and Lemonade. 
The cost for dinner is $8.00 with a maximum of $20.00 per family.


For our Wednesday night program at 6:30,  Theology School continues with Rev. Jeanne Simpson teaching  Course 2: Warnings of Babylon - Nahum

February  Birthdays
4    Ron Hickes
      Lynn Maxwell
5    Leon Collins
6    Mary Ascosta
      Sammy Meers
7    Michael White
9    William Fleck
      Bill Frillman
10  Caroline Alff
      Paul Frank
13  Holly Eaton
14  Caroline McManus
15  Carl Heckman
16  Deborah Abraham
      Anthony Rimore 
17  Rose Marie Wells  
18  Chip Carpenter
      Will Rankin
20  Pat Sully
22  Christy Thrasher
25  Callie Adams
27  Joan Stormont 
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Sunday, February 16 - Boy Scout Sunday
       9:15 a.m.     Sunday School
     10:30 a.m.     Worship Service
     11:30 a.m.     Session Meeting - Adult Center
       1:00 p.m.     One Gate Church Service
Monday, February 17 - Presidents' Day
       6:30 p.m.     Stephen Ministry Meeting
       7:30 p.m.     Boy Scout Troop 876
Tuesday, February 18
     11:00 a.m.     Alanon - Rm. 323
       5:30 p.m.     Strategic Planning Committee - Room 208
       7:00 p.m.     Deacons' Meeting - Adult Center
Wednesday, February 19
     10:00 a.m.     Respite Care - Open
     10:00 a.m.     Women's Bible Study - Rm. 208
       5:45 p.m.     Fellowship Dinner - Pork Loin
       6:30 p.m.     Wednesday Night Program - Theology School - Nahum
       7:30 p.m.     Chancel Choir Practice
Sunday, February 23
       9:15 a.m.     Sunday School
     10:30 a.m.     Worship Service
     11:30 a.m.     Deacons Meet and Greet social
       1:00 p.m.     One Gate Church Service
*Note: The outer doors by the office and preschool will be locked at 10:45 a.m. during Sunday morning worship. The sanctuary doors will remain open.
*For more information regarding locations and additional events, please contact the office at or 770-469-4881. 

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