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Church Action eNewsletter Week of March 29, 2021

Church Action eNewsletter Week of March 29, 2021

The Regional Council of Churches of Atlanta, Inc. 



God calls us to some things we cannot do alone. 



Dear Friends, we welcome announcements from all area congregations. Send them to ecarter@rccatl.org



1. Hear Holy Week reflections from “Those Preaching Women” on Facebook, tonight - Saturday at 7:30 p.m.…

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American Red Cross Blood Drives

The American Red Cross is holding blood drives across metro Atlanta this month to help patients in hospitals needing blood or convalescent blood plasma due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The need for donations has increased because of the pandemic.  Blood drives will take place at the following locations.  To schedule a blood donation appointment, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767.

DeKalb

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Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 22, 2021

Church Action eNewsletter Week of February 22, 2021

God calls us to some things we cannot do alone. 

Dear Friends, you are doing such creative things in this time of restriction. Be sure to send any announcements you would like the greater faith community to read to ecarter@rccatl.org

See updated information about food…

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Added by RCCAtl on February 26, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments

More COVID testing sites

New testing sites announced last week: 

Free at Riverdale Town Center Monday - Friday (Appointments only)

 https://covid-19.claytoncountyga.gov/   

CovidCareGA Briarwood Recreational Center, Monday and Tuesday, Thursday-Sunday, free  …

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Food Resources in East Point update

Monday, IMPACT Church, 2223 Sylvan Road, Atlanta 30344, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Jefferson Park Recreation Center, 1431 Norman Berry, East Point 30344, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday, shelf stable items, Jefferson Park Recreation Center, 1431 Norman Berry, East Point 30344, 1 - 3 p.m.

Tuesday, St. Stephens Missionary Baptist Church, 2670 Hogan Road, East Point 30344

Tuesday,…

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A Statement from Decatur's White Clergy on Racism and Justice



Black Lives Matter. We name that unequivocal truth. Black lives matter to God.



We speak to you as white ordained leaders of Decatur churches that for generations have sought to be faithful to the gospel of Jesus Christ. However, our beloved churches have fallen short of our call and commission to live fully into Christ’s call because we have embraced the self-serving corruption of systemic racism. Too many of our Decatur churches were planted in soil tainted with racism. Too…

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Added by RCCAtl on June 15, 2020 at 11:12am — No Comments

Resuming Care-Filled Worship and Sacramental Life during a Pandemic

The Ecumenical Consultation on Protocols for Worship, Fellowship, and Sacraments released a resource, “Resuming Care-Filled Worship and Sacramental Life during a Pandemic.” The Ecumenical Consultation on Protocols for Worship, Fellowship, and Sacraments is an interdisciplinary group of theologians, scientists, physicians, pastors,…

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Added by RCCAtl on June 9, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Rcommmendations for safely reopening churches

With the gradual reopening of public spaces in many states, faith leaders are now offering recommendations for churches seeking to safely welcome congregants back into their facilities. A sampling is provided below:

American Baptist Churches USA:



Baptist General Convention of Texas …

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Multilingual "Living with Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty"

From the Multicultural Development Institute, Inc. multilingual resource “Living with Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty” includes psychoeducation about worry and anxiety, and a selection of practical CBT exercises for managing wellbeing including activity scheduling, worry postponement, and compassionate cognitive restructuring. Thanks to the generous contribution of time from clinicians around the world, it is freely available in 20 languages and…

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This is another day, O Lord. I know not what it will bring forth, but make me ready, Lord, for whatever it may be. If I am to stand up, help me to stand bravely. If I am to sit still, help me to sit…

This is another day, O Lord. I know not what it will bring forth, but make me ready, Lord, for whatever it may be.
If I am to stand up, help me to stand bravely. If I am to sit still, help me to sit quietly. If I am to lie low, help me to do it patiently.
And if I am to do nothing, let me do it gallantly. Make these words more than words, and give me the Spirit of Jesus. Amen

From the Episcopal Book of Common Prayers

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Added by RCCAtl on March 20, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

Hear My Voice: A Prison Prayer Book

"Hear My Voice: A Prison Prayer Book" is a beautiful resource developed by ELCA for those in correctional facilities and chaplains and others in relationships with the incarcerated. 

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Atlanta Interfaith Manifesto

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80 Atlanta Pastors Sign Manifesto on Racial Beliefs, November 1957

Original Baldy cartoons from Atlanta Journal and Constitution owned by Covenant Presbyterian Church.



AIB-TV Presents Ministers Manifesto: A Declaration of Equality June 14 12:30 PM…

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Church Women United

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What Faith Communities Can Teach Psychiatrists About Depression

Harvard Divinity School–Harvard Medical School Lecture Series on Religion and Medicine

What Faith Communities Can Teach Psychiatrists About Depression…

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Added by RCCAtl on December 10, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What Is Stephen Ministry?

Stephen Ministry is the one-to-one lay caring ministry that takes place in congregations that use the Stephen Series system. Stephen Ministry congregations equip and empower lay caregivers—called Stephen Ministers—to provide high-quality, confidential,…

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Added by RCCAtl on April 8, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Looking for Work?

 

Looking for Work?

Below is a list of career ministries in the area and Fulton county's Workforce Development services.



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Added by RCCAtl on June 18, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

On-line Meditations and Daily Devotionals

Do you spend most of your day at your computer or sitting at a desk? Do you begin the day by checking your…
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