NEWSLETTER

May 18, 2017 emmanuel e-letter
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May 11, 2017
FAITH FORMATION for
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Nursery - Our nursery lovingly welcomes children under 3-years of age 9:00- 12:00 noon.
 
Adult Formation - The Emmanuel Church Caregivers Grief and 
Support Group will be discussed during the Adult Forum. The 
facilitator of the group will review the structure of the group and 
the topics presented and discussed in the meetings. All are 
welcome. However, Caregivers and those grieving the loss of a 
loved one are especially encouraged to attend this Adult Forum 
presentation. "Westminster"
SERVING THIS WEEK
 
Saturday, May 20
Altar Guild:  LaBau Bryan
 
Lector:  LaBau Bryan
 
Sunday, May 21
Acolytes:  8:30   Steve Hall  10:30    Kate Kleiber, Palmer Grace Snead, Will  Snead
 
Altar Guild: 10:30   Ellen Cowne, Andy Simmonds
 
Eucharistic Ministers: 8:30    Stacy Mallet, Bekki Wagner  10:30  Mary Moore, Robin Johnson, Ellen Cowne, Andy Simmonds
 
Readers: 8:30 Philip Bettendorf   10:30 Ken Drescher, Rebecca McCarthy

Ushers8:30 Gus Backelant, Linda Backelant   10:30   Bill Fox, Shooter Roberts, Erik Wells

Vestry Liaison:   8:30  10:30  Brooke Stortz, Jan Wheeler
 
 Wednesday, May 24
Altar Guild: 5:30 Anne Brightwell
 
 
                                                                                     
THE WEEK AHEAD 
 
Friday, May 19
  5:00 pm Claire McDonald & Anderson McLaughlin
                wedding rehearsal
Saturday, May 20
 4:45 pm Daughters of the King
 5:30 Holy Eucharist "Chapel"
 6:00 Eucharist (Spanish)
 7:00 Claire McDonald & Anderson McLaughlin wedding
Sunday, May 21
 8:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite I
 9:30 Faith Formation for adults
         Newcomer Coffee Hour "Narthex"
         Catechesis Information Session "Atrium"
10:30 Holy Eucharist Rite II
12:00 Natural Spirituality "Library"
          Catechesis Information Session "Atrium" 
  1:30 pm Prayer Shawl Ministry "Old Music Suite"
Monday, May 22
Emmanuel To host IHN (May 22-28)
10:00 am Bible Study "Coventry"
Tuesday, May 23
10:00 am Natural Spirituality Group "Library"
  7:30 pm Al-Anon "Old Music Suite"
Wednesday, May 24
  5:30 pm Healing Service with Eucharist
  7:00 Vestry Meeting "Vestry Conference Room"
  7:15 Emmanuel Choir Rehearsal
Thursday, May 25
11:30 am Caregivers & Grief Support Group "Library"
  6:30 pm Stephen Ministry "Library"  
PRAYER LIST
Emmanuel prays for: Amie Arnold, Polly Connerat, Pam Cooke, Arthur Crapsey, Christine Dargie, Keith Dix, Bibsy Gardner, Jim Griffith, Ellen Jones, James Judd, Cindy Sullivan
 
EYC NEWS
A LOOK AT THE CAMP MIKELL SUMMER SCHEDULE -
Students if you are interested in experiencing our Diocesan Summer Camp this summer please inquire with Fr. Chris for more information. Scholarships are available. Dates are: May 28-June 3: Youth Camp, rising 10th thru just graduated, June 4-10: PA Camp, rising 4th thru 9th, June 18-24: Intermediate Camp, rising 8th and 9th, June 25-July 1: Junior Camp, rising 6th and 7th, July 17-22: Work Camp, rising 10th thru just graduated.
IHN VOLUNTEERS
IHN clip art Calling all IHN VOLUNTEERS:  Please sign up soon for our next hosting of homeless families through the Interfaith Hospitality Network.  The next dates are May 21 through 28.  Opportunities abound to provide meals, evening hosting, overnight hosting, transportation services and the like.  With less than a month to go in our planning for this hosting, we need the help of all our volunteers.  Contact Erin Wallace (erin.wallace455@gmail.com) or Weyman Johnson (weymanjohnson@icloud.com) with questions.  Thanks very much for your support of this important Emmanuel ministry. The link is: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b4bafac28a02-ihna9
SUNDAY COFFEE 
May 21st at 9:30-10:15
in the Narthex
All Welcome!
Please Stop By!
 
 
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Michael West, Elaine Kalber, Robin Johnson, Katrina Evans, Kathleen Rockwell, Natalie Ripps, Jo Ann Yates, Alexander Pannell, Phillip Cofer, Erin Dean, Charles Appleby, Phillip Doherty, Daniel Brown, Dee Forester, Phillip Moery, Murphy Gray
EMMANUEL'S VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
           
is coming your way! Child Inventors, Youth Volunteers and Adult Leaders...Mark your Summer Calendars Today! Maker Fun Factory! Created by God, Built for a Purpose; Monday - Friday, June 12 - 16; 9:15am - 12:15pm; Registration Forms are available now on our website, or email georgiacollier50@yahoo.com for more information.
EYC PARENTS MEETING
9:30am - 10:15am
Sunday, May 21
Join this conversation in the Common Room as we discuss the formation of our children's spiritual lives and how we might pattern our common lives and programming next year to nurture their growth in Christ. In addition to this conversation, 3 parents are needed to volunteer to chair the EYC Board for the 2017-2018 school year.
 
EYC PARENTS MEETING
9:30am - 10:15am 
Sunday, May 21. Join this conversation in the Common Room as we discuss the formation of our children's spiritual lives and how we might pattern our common lives and programming next year to nurture their growth in Christ. In addition to this conversation, 3 parents are needed to volunteer to chair the EYC Board for the 2017-2018 school year.
SUMMER ACOLYTING SCHEDULE
Acolytes we are currently in the process of preparing a summer schedule for the days between June 4 and September 3. If you know of any dates you will be away during that time please email them to Fr. Chris by Monday, May 22.
CAREGIVER'S GRIEF AND SUPPORT GROUP
The CAREGIVERS GRIEF AND SUPPORT GROUP will meet on Thursday, May 25th from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Our topic will be: The Best Way to Assist Those We Care for with Transitions. Please bring a friend!
THRIFT HOUSE NEEDS
YOU! VOLUNTEERS! Also: shorts, pool and beach items, record albums, sandals, outdoor toys.
CONGRATS TO OUR GRADUATES!
Harris Collier - I will be attending Georgia College & State University in the fall. I'm not sure what I will be studying, but I know that I will be studying! I already have a t-shirt from the Canterbury Club, the Episcopal group on campus.
 
Jonathan William Fox III - Graduated from the University of North Georgia with a degree in Biology. While at UNG, I was a member of Tri-Beta Honor Society, Collegiate 4H and The Wesley Foundation. I participated in Intramural Sports and attended St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church. My future plans include attending graduate school to study Marine Biology. 
 
Frances Herrin - I'm graduating from Athens Academy next week. I will be attending awake Forest University in the fall!
 
Sarah Hoyt - I will graduate from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia with a major in risk management and insurance in May 2017. I will join the construction underwriting development program with Travelers Insurance in Atlanta in June.

Jarrett Kemp - Graduating and attending UGA in the fall.
 
Thomas Murray - Graduating from Oconee High School and will attend Clemson University to major in architecture.
 
Calvin Nimely - Graduating from Clarke Central High School. I will be attending Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, and will be on the wrestling team.
 
Melvin Nimely - Graduating from Clarke Central High school. I will be attending Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs and will be on the wrestling team.
 
Rosevin Nimely - Graduating from Clarke Central High School and I am continuing to consider my options.
 
Billy Seward - Graduating from the University of Georgia with a double major in Finance and Economics. I will be pursuing a career in investment banking/wealth management.
 
Hannah Tilden - Graduated from UGA with a Bachelors of Music Education; I start a job in the fall as the music teacher at Big Creek Elementary, in Forsyth County.

 
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SUNDAY MORNING
Celebration of the Eucharist
Rite I - 8:30 a.m.
Rite II - 10:30 a.m.
 
WEDNESDAY EVENING
Celebration of the Eucharist
with Healing Service
5:30 p.m.
 
SATURDAY EVENING
Celebration of the Eucharist
Rite II - 5:30 p.m.       
 
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Mornings at 8:00 am 
 
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The nursery is available Sunday
mornings from 9am-12noon
 
Summer Schedule 10am-12noon
 
 
 
 
 
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