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Announcements:

Rev. Bruce BarkhauerStewardship Workshop - Cultivating a Culture of Generosity

From the Pews to the Streets with Rev. Bruce Barkhauer.  All Disciples are encouraged to attend on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at First Christian Church of Decatur.  Online Registration available:  more

Georgia Disciple Women's Retreat

It’s time to register for the 2017 Georgia Women’s Retreat to be held Sept. 22-24 in Toccoa.  The theme is #dwconnect: Building Relationships Woman to Woman.  For more information….  more

Cluster Meetings Set for August - September

Eight Cluster meetings are set throughout the state.  Plan to attend with your congregation! 

Georgia News:

Jimmy WalkerJimmy Walker and the Quilts of Valor - Liverty Christian Church members Jimmy Walker Received a high honor on August 12, 2017 when he received a "Quilt of Valor."  more

Disciple Pension Fund - to offer new health insurance options for Pastors and Church Employees via partnership with Gravie. 

Disciples on Campus - MARTHA MICHAEL GIVES WITNESS AND ENCOURAGEMENT - Read this wonderful article about the impact that The Disciples College's programs at Georgia University and Colleges is having on students:  more

nba-logoNBA Mission and Ministry Grant Program for 2017 - the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) has launched a new Mission and Ministry Grant Program.  The two funds that will be utilized will support ministries engaged with older adults and at-risk children and youth.  Eligible applicants are Disciples congregations and Disciples-related health and social service ministries.   more

Rev. Allen RogersAllen Rogers Ordination - The Rev. Allen Rogers was Ordained to Christian Ministry at Bogart Christian Church on July 23, 2017.  Check out the photos from the service:  more

Summer Camp 2017 - Check out all the photos from camp on the 2017 Camp Christian page.  The Theme this year was "Branching Out."  Photos from all sessions of camp are now online.  more

Mission to Cuba - One of the projects of the Southeast Convención in 2017 is a Mission Trip to Cuba. The Southeast Convención invites all Southeast pastors and leaders to participate in the mission in August 24-28, 2017.  For more information, download the brochure: 

Rev. Tim Trussell-SmithRev. Timothy C. Trussell-Smith - was ordained to Christian Ministry on June 25, 2017 at First Christian Church of Sandersville.  Congratulations Tim! 

Columbia Theological Seminary - Summertime is a great time to plan for personal and professional development. Check out these and other courses, including 9 online courses! 

David_KenleyJohns Creek Christian Church - Rev. David Kenley was called as the Senior Minister on June 4th, 2017. By unanimous vote the congregation affirmed David as Senior Minister effective July 1. Congratulations to David and his partner in life and in ministry, his wife Kim. We look forward to learning what great things God will do through our partnership in ministry together!

2017 Healthy Boundaries Workshops - all clergy in the Christian Church in Georgia to register and complete Healthy Boundaries Training every five years. Inactive Retired Ministers are exempt. 

Suggested Weekly Prayers:

Through the week of August 17th please pray for: Rev. Bill Thompson

Please pray for Healing for Rev. Bill Thompson and for strength for his wife Cheri. Bill is in Piedmont Hospital and Cheri reports that hearing voicemails, e-mails and receiving cards means a lot to him and is helping his outlook.

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Featured Congregation:

First Christian Church of Marietta
569 Frasier Street
Marietta, GA 30060-2301
(770) 428-3125
Web: fccmarietta.org
E-mail: rogersizemore@gmail.com
Rev. Roger A. Sizemore, Ph.D., Pastor

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Measuring what Matters
Dr. Bruce Barkhauer
August 26, 2017
First Christian Church Decatur
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Disciple Women Fall Retreat
Toccoa Falls Conf. Center
September 22-24, 2017
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Annual Clergy Town Hall Mtg.
Macon, GA
September 16, 2017

Disciple Men's Rally
First Christian Church Griffin
October 14, 2017

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