August 31, 2017
Northeast Georgia Presbytery Newsletter
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Bogart, GA 30622
In This Issue
Important Information from Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
News from the Presbytery
Prayer Concerns and Celebrations
Save the Date
Update on Hurricane Harvey - things you can do: 
Please join us in prayer for those who are suffering from the effects of Hurricane Harvey. To support PDA's emergency response and recovery efforts, gifts can be designated to DR000169-Harvey. You may also mail checks to: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), P. O. Box 643700, Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700 or donate by phone by calling 1-800-872-3283.   
You can also put together Gift of the Heart kits for survivors in the affected areas - hygiene kits and cleanup buckets are especially needed. For more information, go to
Ask to be notified of volunteer opportunities. Call 1-866-732-6121 or email
Congregations can also help families who have lost everything. Share by keeping informed, downloading resources, or by preparing a bulletin insert for Sunday worship
Update on supporting famine relief efforts in South Sudan:  
For those who would like to support famine relief efforts in South Sudan, gifts of support may be designated to DR000042. Gifts of support for ongoing peacemaking efforts may be designated to PG999999.
Both of these gifts can be made by phone at 1-800-872-3283, or by check mailed to: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), P. O. Box 6433700, Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700.

News from the Presbytery
If you would like to order the new Book of Order (2017-2019), please refer to this link:  
Clayton Presbyterian Church has 20 teal green choir robes, assorted sizes for both men and women, for donation. Matching stoles are white on one side with the PC(USA) symbol and the Latin Cross on the opposite side. Will need to pick up at the church. Please email: if you are interested.

Prayer Concerns and Celebrations   
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Please continue to pray for Rev. Charles Cook and his family as he continues his journey. He is back in his Park Springs Community, and in good spirits. Charlie is Honorably Retired and served as Executive Presbyter of Northeast Georgia Presbytery.
We. want to hear from you!!  Please share your prayer concerns and celebrations by calling the presbytery office at 706-353-2533 or email Linda Turner


Labor Day Holiday, presbytery office closed, September 4
Committee on Ministry Team Meeting, Covenant Church, Athens, 10:00 a.m, September 5
Manual of Operation Task Force, Presbytery Office, 10:00 a.m., September 7
Practical Peacemaking Partnership Workshop, time and place tba in Augusta, September 9
Nominating Committee Meeting, presbytery office, 11:00 a.m., September 12
Committee on Representation Meeting, presbytery office, 1:00 p.m., September 12
Budget Finance Initiative Team Meeting, presbytery office, 10:00 a.m., September 14
Practical Peacemaking Partnership Meeting, time and place tba., September 14
Committee on Preparation for Ministry Team Meeting, Jefferson Church, 9:00 a.m., September 19
Practical Peacemaking Partnership Workshop, Eatonton Church, 6:00 p.m., September 19
Presbytery Meeting Action Team Meeting, presbytery office, 1:00 p.m., September 19
Coordinating Team Meeting, Friendship Church, Athens, 1:00 p.m., September 26

We believe Almighty God is calling Northeast Georgia Presbytery to become a Christ centered, inclusive community of faithful and healthy congregations.
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