A quick update from the Athens Church of Christ

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– Financial Presentation from the Board
– Experienced Ministry Couple Search Update
– Administrator Search Update
– Fall Calendar highlights & early Spring Marriage Retreat plans
– Time for fellowship

*This Congregational Midweek will not be live streamed.



Jerry Silva and Judy Webb were engaged to be married on Saturday, August 27th. Jerry is from Las Cruces, New Mexico. He is part of the Southwest Missions Church which is part of our family of churches. They met on Disciples Today Heart and Soul dating website, about 2 1/2 years ago, in 2020. They are planning on a January wedding.




Family Promise Volunteering Opportunities!

September 4th – 11th

Our church family’s next opportunity to help Family Promise of Athens begins at 5pm Sunday, September 4th and goes through 5 pm Sunday, September 11th.  Please click here to check the MANY different ways to help three families currently without permanent housing.  Be sure to call, text, (706-351-3092) or email Steve Gibson (stevenrachele@gmail.com) with any questions.  Thanks so much!



We are seeking a part-time Administrator to be the point of contact for non-ministry related questions and specifically assist with:


  • Finances – Maintain the church’s financial records, oversee all financial policies and procedures, track the budget, and provide reports to church leadership and the congregation.

  • Communication – Ensure the church has best practice communication mediums in place that syncs regarding membership, scheduling, email, text message, and event management.

  • Supervision – provide direction and oversight to the congregation’s Administrative Assistant and Security Servant

  • Logistics – Oversee the scheduling, reporting, and documentation of church staff meetings, church events, and related matters

  • Human Resources – Maintain the employee handbook, process payroll, liaison with STS Services, and perform other HR-related responsibilities.

  • Facilities Management – Oversee maintenance activities and coordinating repair or replacement work with the facilities Servants, oversee janitorial services, and related duties

  • Legal & Risk Management Issues – Coordinate with the church’s counsel to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and implement regulation best practices regarding.

  • Insurance – Assist employees and coordinate insurance policies for the church.


Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications.  Applicants should be a member of the Athens Church of Christ.  Please email a resume to: elders@athenscoc.com




Athens Church of Christ


Fall Retreats @ Swamp

Registration is Open! 

The Teen, Middle School, Mother Daughter, and Father Son Retreat registrations are all open!  Here is a link to the web page. 
Teen Retreat, September 23-25
Mother Daughter Retreat, October 7-9
Middle School Retreat, October 14-16
Father Son/Mighty Man of God Retreat, November 4-6



Studio Apartment or Room Needed: A sister from The Bronx, NY imoved here yesterday to be closer to family and is needing a place to live. If you know of any reasonably priced studios or a room in a place with disciples, please reply to this email.


Prayer Request
Lisa Washington
 has been in and out of the ER the past few weeks and stayed overnight on one visit. She asks that we please pray for her upcoming tests…that they can find out what’s going on with her health, that’s it’s nothing serious and that it can be easily dealt with. Cards of love and encouragement may be sent to her at 1888 Great Shoals Circle, Lawrenceville, GA 30045.

Continued Prayers for Healing
Penelope Baine 
95 Racetrack Road, Danielsville, GA 30633
Marva Cheapoo’s sister Mae Baker and brother Arthur 1033 Ila Road, Commerce, GA 30510
Ken Lauderdale 75 Old Edwards Road, Arnoldsville, GA 30619
Linda Lauderdale 75 Old Edwards Road, Arnoldsville, GA 30619 
Bill Mapes 415 Leyland Drive, Winder, GA 30680 
Ron Pope’s father Ben Pope Orchard at Athens, 2750 Atlanta Highway, Apt. 126, Athens, GA 30606
Denny Pyle 525 Olde Jackson Terrace, Jefferson, GA 30549
Marcia Redd 480 Manning Gin, Road, Bethlehem, GA 30656
Amy Rose 330 Greencrest Drive, Athens, GA 30605
Evelyn Rosser 1815 Esco Road, Danielsville, GA 30633
Mary Beth (Albert) Schultz 2255 Crow Valley Road NW, Dalton, GA 30720
Mac Smith 1151 Jeremy Drive, Watkinsville, GA 30677  
Pat Snow 1260 Nona Drive, Athens, GA 30606
Terry Stanfield 295 Forest Heights Drive, Athens, GA 30606 

Hospice Care
Steve Baker 335 Paige Way, Winder, GA 30680
Please be praying for Steve and also for his mother Joan Baker as she cares for him. 





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