February 2012 Blog Posts (22)

Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 27, 2012

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta

RCCAtl.org

Remember that all events listed in the eNewsletter are placed in the Community Events Listings on our website. Newsletters are archived there at eNewsletters --- with the most recent featured below the…

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Affordable Care Act info for Faith Communities

Power Point for Faith Communities

upcoming free webminars about the Affordable Care Act including two in Spanish. 

Upcoming Events: Health Care Conference Calls
The HHS Partnership Center continues to host a series of interactive conference calls discussing the benefits and…
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Higher Ground Four Faith Leaders Inspiring Positive Change

 

What do you get when you take four religious leaders from four different faiths, and put them together in a room to discuss issues?

You don't necessarily get a lot of common ground, but that's not really their objective. They are more interested in higher ground.

Sitting around a table at the downtown office of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Rev. Joseph Roberts, Jr., Rev. Joanna Adams, Rabbi Alvin Sugarman, and Imam Plemon al-Amin, represent more than a…

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Added by RCCAtl on February 28, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Lenten Madness

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Central Outreach and Advocacy Center Call to Action

CALL TO ACTION An Urgent Request from the Central Outreach & Advocacy Center

Take Action Now

Bill Creates New Systemic Barrier To Overcoming Homelessness:Assumes Poor Are Drug Users

The Georgia House Judiciary Committee will consider a bill - HB 861 - which would create another systemic barrier towards recovering from homelessness, and have a devastating effect on Georgia's low-income families and the unemployed. Under the provisions of the…

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Dr. David Gushee Opinion on the sexuality conference in Associated Baptist Press

Opinion: About the Baptist sexuality conference By David Gushee Monday, October 24, 2011

Next April the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University are organizing and hosting a conference on sexuality and covenant. Naturally, people…

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Conference on Sexuality and Covenant Discussion Guide and videos

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 20, 2012

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone. 

 Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta 

Ash Wednesday 

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Added by RCCAtl on February 22, 2012 at 11:26am — No Comments

Housing Issues Fulton County

An opportunity for people in your congregation to be their own advocates. Citizens are encouraged participate in public hearings to assist the County in finalizing amendments to the 2012 Action Plan concerning housing issues in the community.  Comments will be provided to Fulton County Board of Commissioners.  The scheduled public hearings are:

Monday, February 27, 2012 at 6:00 p.m., South Fulton Service Center, 5600 Stonewall Tell Rd., College Park

Wednesday, February 29, 2012…

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Reading for Lent from the Cathedral Bookstore

Final Words From the Cross By Adam Hamilton

As he hung on the cross, Jesus spoke seven "final words - statements that Hamilton explores to teach us about Jesus, his Father, and ourselves. Each chapter begins with the biblical account followed by a first-person story as might have been told from the viewpoint of one of the characters at the cross and the meaning of Jesus' dying words for our lives today, an approach that will stretch minds and…

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Added by RCCAtl on February 21, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Hospice Atlanta Clergy Outreach Initiative

Visiting Nurse Health System

Hospice Atlanta Center

Clergy Outreach Initiative

 

You are called to the bedside of a dying congregant. 

What do you do?       

What do you say?

This initiative is a series of  four 2-hour seminars developed to help clergy minister to congregants who are facing a life-limiting illness, end of life, or grief.  The philosophy of hospice and concept of palliative care will be explored. Specific topics…

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Added by RCCAtl on February 21, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

CHURCH BASED HIV/AIDS RESPONSE MISSIONS OPPORTUNITIES

Dear Sir or Madam,
JOIN US 2012: Working with Churches on HIV/AIDS Comprehensive Service Delivery in Uganda, for details visit our project outreaches photo albums at http://is.gd/PKyY7l
This includes:-

1. Counseling & Testing

2.…
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2012 SPRING/SUMMER SPORTS MINISTRY MISSIONS PLACEMENTS

KINDLY CIRCULATE WIDELY!
Dear Believers in Christ,
 
Calvary Greetings. Have you been looking for a Sports Ministry Volunteer  or Missions opportunities in Africa, look no further, the opportunity is here. Follow the links below to get more…
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Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 13, 2012

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta

 

 Remember that all events listed in the eNewsletter are placed in the Community Events Listings on our website . Newsletters are archived there at eNewsletters --- with the most recent featured below the slide show of member churches on our home page under Featured RCCA Activities.

We have begun to gather Lenten resources .…

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Lake Oconee Community Church

The sentences below came from LOCC in a statement about the new logo.

Below are just a few of the things people tell us they see in this new representation of LOCC.

The water and trees that make our community such a beautiful place to live and worship the…

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Added by RCCAtl on February 16, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Candlemas Feast of the Presentation of the Infant Jesus

February 2 is the day we remember the presentation of the infant Jesus in the temple at Jerusalem. Some denominations bless the candles that will be used in worship on this day, thus, it is sometimes called Candlemas.

 

Benedictine Collect for the Feast of the Presentation

Almighty and Everlasting God,

we humbly beseech Thy Majesty

that as They only-begotten Son was this day

presented in the temple in the substance of our flesh,

so too…

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Lent-- Community Series, Events, and Resources

 

Bible study series at Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church begins Monday, March 5.  Read the Bible for Life is an initiative focused on growth in biblical literacy and the…

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Coalition for Homeless People with a Mental Illness Meeting, March 21, 2012

 Monthly Meeting of  Coalition for Homeless People With A Mental Illness, Wednesday,

March 21, 3:30 to 5 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 16th Street at Peachtree Street, Room 156.  The agenda includes updates on four important issues discussed at the February 15 Meeting.

 

Dr. Chris Gault, Director of Mental Health Outpatient Services at Grady Hospital, Michael Link, Regional Administrator for Region 3 of the Ga. Dept of BHDD, and Dave Lushbaugh, former national board…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 6, 2012

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone. 

 Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta 

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Come and see the Monastery of the Holy Spirit Conyers

 

“Come and See…listen with the ear of your heart.” St. Benedict



“Come and See” and spend some time with the…

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