August 8, 2018
Greetings!
Your Weekly News & Updates
Women's Summer Salad Lunch
Join us for the women's summer salad lunch on Saturday, August 18 at 11:30 AM in the education room. This is a time to chat and catch up with others. Please bring your favorite salad to share. Beverages, bread, and desserts will be provided. Please plan to join us, and invite friends!
Women's FSS
A host is needed for this month's women's FSS meeting on Thursday, August 23 at 6:30 PM. This is a small time commitment - hosts make a reservation with a restaurant, contact the church office to let us know the location, and call the restaurant the day before the dinner to confirm the number of people attending. The church office will take care of a sign-up sheet and publicizing the meeting. If you are interested in hosting the August 23 meeting, please call the church office at 303-985-1122, or send us an email to churchoffice@atonement-denver.org.
"Voice of Atonement" Newsletter Submission Deadline
Newsletter
Each month, Atonement mails the Voice of Atonement newsletter to members and anyone interested in our events and news. Anyone can submit a related article for the newsletter. The submission deadline for the September newsletter is Friday, August 17. If you would like to submit an article, please send it to us in an email to churchoffice@atonement-denver.org, or bring in a paper copy to the office by the deadline. Thank you!
Calendar Planning Meeting
A Calendar Planning meeting will be held at Atonement on Sunday, August 19 at 12:00 PM. This meeting is for all ministry teams and the Church Council, in an effort for better communication and cooperation in spreading activities across the calendar. Please be prepared to share your fall and winter activities and claim your day and time on the official church calendar. We are planning for the meeting to end by 1:30 PM.
Faith in Action Thought of the Day
Father, "it is much easier to do something than to trust in God." (Oswald Chambers)......I choose to trust. 

Sermons on Website
Atonement is now posting Pastor Kristi's sermons weekly on our website at www.atonementdenver.org/connect. Sermons from the past Sunday will be posted each Tuesday. If you would like to be added to a list to be emailed the sermons each week, please send us an email at churchoffice@atonement-denver.org or call the church office at 303-985-1122.
Clean-up Day
There will be a clean-up day at Atonement on Saturday, August 25 from 8 AM to 12 noon. We will be working to clean the church grounds. Please plan to attend for any time you are able to help keep our church looking great! Thank you! Please contact Mike Lewellen with any questions.
Habitat for Humanity
Thanks to everyone who has volunteered this summer for the various Miracle Workers fundraiser activities. A look ahead reveals considerable action beginning in September, including the hosting of the popular Showhome (Sept 8-23) and the beginning of this year's build scheduled to begin on or about Sept 19. Go to the MiracleWorkersBuild.com w ebsite, click on Get Involved, and then on the event/activity in which you are interested. Pick the date/time of the event you are interested in and sign up by either logging in with your existing account or registering if you have not done so previously.  
Music Director Brandon Bill Wins Henry Award
We are excited to congratulate our Music Director, Brandon Bill, on winning a Henry Award! The Henry Awards honor outstanding achievements in theater in Colorado each year. This year, Brandon was awarded the Henry Award for "Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical" for his role as Edna in the musical Hairspray at the Parker Arts Center. To the right is a photo of Brandon as Edna with several Atonement members following a performance. Congratulations to Brandon!
No Agape Meeting This Month
There will not be a meeting of the Agape Caregivers Support Group this month on August 25. We will resume with a meeting on September 29. We hope to see you there!

Rally Sunday & Ministry Team Fair
Please mark your calendar for a fun day of activities on Sunday, September 9! We will celebrate Rally Sunday as the first day of Sunday School for the fall season, and there will be a progressive brunch and ministry team fair between services. Please plan to join us!

Community Ministry
For the month of August, Community Ministry has asked Atonement for donations of canned vegetables. Toiletry items are also needed. Please bring these items or any other non-perishable food items and place them in the grocery basket in the sanctuary entryway.
There will be a fundraiser for Community Ministry on Sunday, August 19 from 11 AM to 3 PM at the Arby's at 7637 W. Jewell Ave. in Lakewood. 15% of your purchase will be donated to Community Ministry. Please pick up a flyer in the narthex, or print one from our website on this page, to show to your cashier. Community Ministry can also be mentioned to your cashier.
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