Bible Study Join us Wednesdays at 11 a.m. in the Parkins Room. We’re focusing on Romans. We will delve into theology in the making as Paul wrestles with enduring issues: justification and grace, sin and salvation, a vision of unity, and the faithfulness of God—the same issues that believers have contemplated throughout the history of the church. All are welcome!
Adult Choir Rehearsal Wednesdays at 7:20 p.m. in the Choir Room.
Young Adults’ Manuel’s Meet Up If you’re between the ages of 21-38, you’re invited to join us Thursday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. for community and a guided discussion at Manuel’s Tavern in Poncey-Highlands. Our rector, Dan Matthews, will join us for this first Meet Up of the new program year. This a great opportunity of newcomers as well as long-time members to meet fellow young adults. And mark it on your calendars, we meet every 3rd Thursday at Manuel’s. We're also gathering the first Sunday each month for brunch. Some place nearby - after the 11:15 a.m. service.
Nursery Needs The nursery at St. Luke's could use some new board books and toys. Volunteers say they could especially use a "Little People" Noah's Ark set - or any other "Little People" toys, as well as some classic board books. Donations can be left outside Elizabeth's office door. Questions: Becky Mick at 678-467-3510. The Nursery Guild thanks you!
Lawn Games for Atlanta Streets Alive St. Luke’s is on the route for this annual family-friendly day of activities on Peachtree Street on Sunday September 24, 2 from 2 - 6 p.m. (atlantastreetsalive.com). The Evangelism Committee is serving as an activity host and inviting our neighbors to join us in the park for some lawn games. We hope you’ll come outside and play with us! If you have any lawn games (cornhole, badminton, large bubble wands, frisbees or similar) that you can lend for the day, or if you’d be willing to volunteer in handing our water, greeting visitors and helping the day go smoothly, sign up please. If you have questions: Stephanie Hendricks (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Loaves and Fishes ... meets at 6 p.m. Sunday, September 24 at the home of of Rae Lynn and Larry Mattis (296 Ecarte Ct. SW, Liburn | 770-923-9156). Bring a dish to share and your beverage of choice. Tea and soft drinks will be provided. Loaves and Fishes is a social gathering for St. Luke’s adults to be in community the last Sunday evening of each month. For more information or to be added to our email list, contact Susan or Stan Reid (email@example.com | 770-396-4041). We hope you can join us for all or any part of the evening.
Fall Dig Day in the Mustard Seed Garden Please join us in the Mustard Seed Garden on Saturday, September 30, from 9-11 a.m., as we harvest the remainder of our summer veggies, refresh the beds, and plant cooler weather crops. No experience or tools needed; just bring gardening gloves, hat, bug spray, and your enthusiasm. We’ll provide drinks. All produce from the garden is donated to Clyde’s Kitchen at Crossroads.
EYC to Atlanta United The youth are heading to Atlanta United FC’s second-ever soccer game at the new stadium on Sunday, Oct. 22. Please RSVP to Carrie Teegardin (Carrie.Teegardin@ajc.com) as she will purchase group tickets. We also need parent chaperones for this event!
Medicare 101 If you are trying to navigate healthcare after 65, you need to join us on Wednesday, September 28 at 1:30 p.m. in the Hamilton Room for a presentation on your many options. We will have a 3-person panel of Medicare experts to answer your questions. Register online from the Sign Up tab or call the phone line: 404-873-7777. Questions: Jackie Lawrence at 404-272-0024.
SOJOURNERS - Coming Up
Sojourners is a group for those age 50 and above to promote fellowship through participation in a wide variety of activities.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Sign-up most Sundays outside the Parish Hall, call the St. Luke’s reservation line (404-873-7777, x 4), or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Booth Western Museum Visit & Lunch Saturday September 23 | 9:30 a.m. Join your fellow Sojourners on a road trip to nearby Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, GA. The museum is the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the US. Current exhibits include Ansel Adams, Painting Red Rocks Country and the Native Hands. After touring the museum we will gather for lunch in Cartersville before heading back to Atlanta. Adults: $12, 65+: $10. Please help us plan for a great road trip by making your Sojourners reservation by Wednesday, September 20. Coordinator: Chris Kinney.
DINNER AT THE WRECKING BAR AND PROJECT DAWN AT HORIZON THEATRE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5 | 6 p.m. Join Sojourners for dinner at The Wrecking Bar and a play at Horizon Theatre in Little Five Points. Gritty, gripping, and shockingly funny, Project Dawn tells the story of an innovative court designed to transform the lives of women in the sex trade. General admission tickets start at $25 and can be purchased online (horizontheatre.com) or via phone (404-584-7450). These plays often sell out and ticket prices may rise with demand, so buy your ticket early. Sojourner reservation required by Sunday, October 1. Coordinator: Jackie Lawrence.
Lenten Devotional Booklets You are invited! Sign up now to submit a reflection, poem, or photograph for the Lent devotional booklet. The theme for Lent is Mindfulness. For more information or to sign up please contact Elaine Swobe (email@example.com).
Learning Mindfulness Group Update Matt Wagner, LPC and therapist at Training and Counseling Center (TACC), is facilitating another six-week group focused on the practice of mindfulness. The Learning Mindfulness Group incorporates meditation, body movements, and discussion as ways to raise our awareness to the present moment without judgment and with acceptance. New dates: Wednesday evenings (7-8:30 p.m.), beginning Oct. 11 and ending Nov. 15. Participants must be at least 18. Cost for the group is $210 for six weeks, space is limited and financial assistance is available. Contact Matt Wagner at 404-876-6266, ext. 2004, firstname.lastname@example.org
EYC Text Group Leaders among our youth have impressed upon us that teens do not use email, so we’ve created a text group as a communication tool for parent volunteers and others who are leading the youth program until we have a new staff person to stay in touch with the youth and their parents. TEXT: StLukesEYC to 64600. (As with all our electronic communications, you can unsubscribe whenever you like.)