August 2016 Blog Posts (7)

Church Action eNewsletter Week of August 29, 2016

 

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of  August 29, 2016

 

Welcome to new Regional Council of Church of Atlanta congregation Bethel World Outreach…

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Couples Event with Shaunti & Jeff Feldhahn: "Putting the Happily Back in Ever After"

Couples Event with Shaunti & Jeff Feldhahn: "Putting the Happily Back in Ever After" - Saturday, September 17th, 9:00am-1:00pm at Tapestry Community Church, 800 Hembree Rd., Roswell, GA 30076 - After years of studying men, women, relationships, and what makes happy marriages so happy, groundbreaking researchers Shaunti & Jeff Feldhahn will share the surprisingly simple little actions and habits that make a huge difference.  Come see why Shaunti's books such as…

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Deborah Van Broekhoven to Speak on New Era Baptist Institutes

American Baptist Historical Society presents Deborah Van Broekhoven speaking on New Era Baptist Institutes:

A Nineteenth-Century Path Toward Cooperation

Dr.  Van Broekhoven will explore the challenges experienced by black and white Baptists who cooperated to sponsor New Era Baptist Institutes, short term schools for African-American church leaders. …

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Church Action eNewseltter Week of August 22, 2016

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of  August 22, 2016

Welcome to the Reverend Timothy N. Wrenn, installed as pastor at Christ Lutheran Church, 176 West Sandtown Road, Marietta, on Sunday, August 21. Christ Lutheran worships at 8:45 and 11:00 a.m. on Sundays with adult Bible study and children and youth education between the services.  Read…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of August 15, 2016

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of  August 15, 2016

 

One thing we value about the Church Action eNewsletter is that it gives…

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Church Action Newsletter Week of August 15, 2016

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of  August 15, 2016

 

 

One thing we value about the Church Action eNewsletter is that it gives us a sense of all the good that is happening in what often seems a troubled world.…

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of August 8, 2016

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone.

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of  August 8, 2016

 

A hearty welcome to our newest Regional Council of Churches member Columbia Presbyterian…

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2023

The King Center 2023 Beloved Community Global Youth Summit, Thursday, January 12, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., online.  Registration

 

The King Center 2023 Beloved Community Global Summit, Thursday, Jan. 12, General Session, 12.00 – 5:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 13 General Session: 10.00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration

 

Sounds of Freedom: Celebrating the Story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Saturday, January 14, 7:30 p.m. Come to a concert hosted by the Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews and featuring vocalist Lena Seikaly, saxophonist Marshall Keys, and the All Saints’ Jazz Ensemble, led by the Rev. Dr. Andrew K. Barnett. The 7:30 concert is free, no reservations required, 634 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta 30308.

 

The King Center 2023 Beloved Community Awards and Afterglow, Sat, Jan 14 at 7:30-11:59 p.m., 265 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta 30303. Tickets are on sale at Registration

 

Bryan Stevenson is keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. Beloved Community Commemorative Service, and Dr. Bernice King will deliver the Call to Commemoration, in-person at the Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church101 Jackson Street NE, Atlanta. Monday, Jan. 16, 10:00 a.m., doors open at 8:00.

 

Join the Emory community, Jan. 15-22, for its annual series of programs honoring the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement. A full listing of events can be found here

Southeastern Synod ELCA invites you to Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Atlanta, on Sunday, January 15, 4 p.m. for the Bishop's Commemorative MLK Worship Service.   This will also be livestreamed via the synod website https://www.elca-ses.org as well as on Facebook and YouTube pages.

 

Find out about the Day of Service, Jan. 16, at Events - The King Center

 

Morning of Reflection to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Ignatius House, 6700 Riverside Drive, Sandy Springs, Jan. 16, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Directed by Lauren Morton, MA   In the Gospel of Luke, we meet the women who shared what they witnessed at Jesus' tomb.  They were not believed, and their words were called "nonsense."  This morning we will walk with some of the women during the Civil Rights Movement, who saw the vision and reflect on their experiences of embodying what it means to be a prophetic witness.  What is needed now to realize Dr. King’s dream?Morning of Reflection to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Believe Them – Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center  $65

MLK Weekend Tree Planting, Brook Run Park, 4770 N Peachtree Rd, Dunwoody 30338, Monday, January 16, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Help plant 100 new trees near the multi-use to help sustain our urban forest. These trees will provide cleaner air, cool shade, and all around improved habitat for humans and wildlife living in our community. Planting tasks include digging holes with shovels/mattocks, untangling roots with your hands, mulching, watering, and cleaning up your area. Physical activity such as bending, lifting, and kneeling is required. Register Here

MLK Day Concert from Concerts@ First, "From Trials to Triumph," Jan. 16, 3:00 p.m. Free Admission Andrew Brady, bassoon. Featuring works by BIPOC composers Mark Lomax, Jeffrey Scott & Stefan L. Smith, First Presbyterian Church, 1328 Peachtree St NE 1328 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta 30309.

Oxford College of Emory University presents A Celebration of the Life of Martin Luther King Jr. on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 7:30pm. Location: Old Church, 1011 Wesley St., Oxford, GA 30054. This free event will include music from Oxford College groups as well as an Interdenominational Community Choir from Newton County. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Marla Frederick, Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion and Culture at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Contact Rev. Dr. Lyn Pace, College Chaplain, at ppace@emory.edu with questions. 

Out of Hand Theater, along with community partners the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the Fulton County Remembrance Coalition, are continuing the popular dinner series with Equitable Dinners Atlanta: A Day of Racial Healing Tuesday, Jan.17, from 6-9 p.m., both in person and online. The National Day of Racial Healing offers space to reflect while preparing for another year in pursuit of equity. This  event will be launched by an original short play and facilitated conversation will take place in small groups around Atlanta's racial history and how it affects communities today. Equitable Dinners hopes to face our past, reclaim our present, and transform our future through courageous conversations and theater.

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Lutheran Resource in Response to Gun Violence

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, saddened by the all-too-frequent occurrences of gun violence in the U.S., invites you on a journey of prayer, scripture, stories, and church teachings with this resource, A 60-Day Journey Towards Justice in a Culture of Gun Violence - an ELCA Resource  Through daily observances, it calls us to work toward the prevention of gun violence as people of God who strive for justice and peace in all the world. It may be used for individual reflection, group Bible study, adult education sessions, and congregational daily devotions. This began on June 16 but can be used at any time.

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