A quick update from the Athens Church of Christ

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Prayer Requests & Updates

From Mollie Mostert:
My trip to India and Dubai postponed. India has a horrible new wave of covid.
Many thanks for all the prayers offered.

Anthony Alford’s sister Pricilla Penson is on life support in Newnan. Please continue to pray for Anthony and his family. Cards may be sent to them at 1481 Ashland Drive, Statham, GA 30666.

Perry Hearn’s mother Mary Sue Hearn passed away Saturday, January 8. Please pray for Perry and the Hearn family. Cards of sympathy may be sent to1641 Wild Azalea Lane, Athens, GA 30606.

Beth Spinells’s father David Harward passed away on Sunday, January 9. Please pray for Beth and her family, her mother Kathy Harward and her sister Becky Kitchens. Cards of sympathy may be sent to Beth at 469 Providence Road, Statham, GA 30666.

Continued prayers for healing:
Anthony Alford 1481 Ashland Drive, Statham, GA 30666
Penelope Baine 1170 Manor Ridge, Bishop, GA 30621
Steve Baker 335 Paige Way, Winder, GA 30680
Denise and Derek Carroll 1111 Timarron Trail, Watkinsville, GA 30677
Katherine Hearn 1641 Wild Azalea Lane, Athens, GA 30606
Teresa Howard 220 Pointers Ridge Drive, Athens, GA 30606 Waiting for surgery date in February.
Debbie Johns 416 Winston Manor Drive, Winder, GA 30680
Ken Lauderdale 75 Old Edwards Road, Arnoldsville, GA 30619
Bill Mapes 415 Leyland Drive, Winder, GA 30680 Surgery scheduled for Thursday January 13.
Alexa Pursell 385 N Billups Street, Athens, GA 30606 Surgery scheduled for Friday January 14.
Lark Schroeder’s friend’s daughter Michaelyn Loper 
Pat Snow 1260 Nona Drive, Athens, GA 30606
Lisa Washington’s brother-in-law David Simms 





We will be meeting in person tomorrow evening, on Sunday and moving forward. Masks are encouraged but not required. The service will be live streamed on our website (www.athenscoc.com) and Facebook page for those unable to meet in person. There will be no childcare tomorrow night.

January Midweeks
Wed 1/12  Congregational
Wed 1/19   Family Groups
Wed 1/26   Congregational



The fast will feature 3 consecutive FRIDAY NIGHTS OF PRAYER, each beginning at 7 pm and running through 8:30 pm. We are asking all disciples who can attend to do so.

Friday, January 14 — The men will assemble and pray at the church

Friday, January 21 — The women will assemble and pray at the church

Friday, January 28 — The entire congregation will assemble and pray at the church


MLK Day of Service: Volunteer with FPA!

This year, FPA is joining in the Athens MLK Day of Service on January 17th. We will have two shifts (morning and afternoon) for volunteers to help clean and organize the static site. If anyone is wanting to volunteer they can sign up below. In addition, if you have a group looking for separate group volunteer activities, we have availability in January and February for groups to come help clean and organize the Day Center before it’s reopening. Please reach out for additional details.
Madison Sanders   |   Executive Director
Family Promise of Athens
706-425-1881 (main office)
770-294-9902 (mobile)



Please join us for “Shalom: Righteousness, Community and Loving Our Neighbors” as our good friend, Marty Solomon, teaches about God’s call for us to engage with neighbors who are materially poor, in need, or marginalized, and how these efforts draw all of us into a closer community. 

Marty is the host of the BEMA Discipleship Podcast. You don’t want to miss this incredible lesson. All are welcome! 

This event will be on Thursday, Jan 27th, 8pm EST / 5pm PST LIVE on HOPEww’s YouTube Channel! 

RSVP Now: mailchi.mp/hopeww/shalom 

#hope #hopeworldwide #hopeww



Moms & Grandmoms,

We are pleased to announce registration for the 2022 Mother Son Retreat, March 25-27, 2022 is now open.

Come join the fun in the sun with a son at your favorite place.


Thanks and much love,


Sunday, January 30th





At the church building.





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