A quick update from the Athens Church of Christ

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Prayer Requests & Updates

Amy Hearn’s daughter Laura tested positive for COVID. So far she has been able to stay at home to recover. Please keep Laura in your prayers.
Victor Payton is at Emory receiving a round of antibiotics at Emory Hospital before he can get back on track to receive his cellular transplant. Please keep Victor in your prayers. Cards may be sent to him at 189 Imperial Way, Bogart, GA 30622.

Eric Buchanan 
continues to recover at home after a hospital stay. Cards may be sent to him at 1190 Oconee Crossing, Bogart, GA 30622.
Marva Cheapoo’s granddaughter Daisha continues to recover from COVID and was able to return to work. Her address is Chadaisha Cheapoo, 92 Turner Dr., Jefferson GA 30549.
Andrea DeLorenzo continues to recover at home from surgery. Cards may be sent to her at 1244 Alcovy Ridge Drive, Loganville, GA 30052.
Ken Lauderdale is making steady progress in healing as he continues hyperbaric treatment. Cards may be sent to him at 75 Old Edwards Road, Arnoldsville, GA 30619.
Lauren Minter (Larry and Linda Minter’s son) is recovering from COVID. Cards may be sent to him at Larry and Linda’s home at 1471 Mayne Mill Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677.
Elsie Mize‘s heart is back in rhythm. Please continue to pray that it stays in rhythm. Elsie thanks everyone for your prayers, cards and messages.

Dallas Howard 
had his last hyperbaric treatment on Tuesday to resolve his hearing loss. Please pray that enough hearing will return that a hearing aid may be helpful. He sees his ENT in 3 weeks to see if there is any change. Cards may be sent to Dallas at 220 Pointers Ridge Drive, Athens, GA 30606.
Marcia Redd’s brother William Mitchell is entered a different trial treatment for his cancer and is having a hard time. Please pray for healing and peace for William.

Ronnie Harris’s sister Nadine Harris
 passed away recently. Please pray for the family. Cards of sympathy may be sent to 831 Langley Farms Drive, Loganville, GA 30052.
Scott and Nina Kennedy’s nephew Daniel Joyner passed recently from COVID. Daniel was Scott’s sister’s son, was only 36 and had a three year old son. He used to work with Scott and Nina on catering jobs and with Scott at Fresh Air. Please pray for all the family. Cards of sympathy may be sent to The Kennedy Family at 1010 Fox Glen Drive, Watkinsville, GA 30677.
Ray Mim’s sister Wiltha passed away recently. Please pray for Ray and the family. Cards of sympathy may be sent to Ray at 377 Hargrove Lake Road, Arnoldsville, GA 30619.




7:15 PM – 8:15 PM

Ron Sawhill will be opening our study of Ephesians.

Childcare is provided.

Wed Sept 1      Congregational
Wed Sept 8      Family Groups
Wed Sept 15    Congregational
Wed Sept 22    Family Groups
Wed Sept 29    Congregational


Penny Baine was born on Tuesday, August 31st at 6:01 am central time! She is healthy and happy! 6 lbs., 15 oz. born at 35 weeks and 1 day! Proud parents pictured above with Penny are Mike and Brianne Baine! 

Congratulations to the Baine Family!!



Starting Sunday evening 9/19 through late afternoon on Sunday 9/26, we get the privilege to serve several families currently experiencing homelessness here in Athens.  There are many different ways to serve in a variety of formats that will easily fit your schedule and life situation.  Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have ANY questions or if you need me or Rachele to partner and serve with you for the first time.  Thanks so much!
Steve Gibson, stevenrachele@gmail.com, 706-351-3092

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Baine Family: https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/4q2vkm

DeLorenzo Family:  https://mealtrain.com/0onmwv

Flores Family: https://mealtrain.com/r5g1vd


**This Sunday – September 5th**

and September 26th


Here are upcoming events for September:
Sept 1  @7:15 pm  Congregational Wednesday
Sept 3  @6:30 pm  Women’s Devo
Sept 5  House Church Sunday
Sept 8  Family Group Wednesday
Sept 10-12  Middle School Camping Trip (Tugaloo State Park) $35.00
Sept 10-12  Teen Retreat at the Swamp https://www.campswamp.com/youthcamp/registration/retreats/
Sept 15  @7:15 pm  Congregational Wednesday
Sept 19-26  Family Promise
Sept 22  Family Group Wednesday
Sept 26  House Church Sunday
Sept 29  @7:15 pm  Congregational Wednesday

Upcoming Dates for 2021-2022
Oct 1-3  Mother Daughter Retreat at the Swamp
Oct 15-17  Middle School Retreat at the Swamp
Oct 24  Children’s Ministry Fall Festival
Nov 5-7  Father Son Retreat at the Swamp
Dec 5  Children’s Christmas Program
Dec 24  Christmas Eve Service
Dec 29-Jan 1  HATS – Holiday at the Swamp 7-12 grade
Jan 9-Jan 30  Church wide fast
Jan 17  Children’s Ministry Snow tubing trip
Feb 11-13  Men’s Retreat at the Swamp
Feb 19  Children’s Ministry Ice Skating
Mar 4-6  Marriage Retreat (place TBD)
Mar 18-20  Mother-Son Retreat at the Swamp
April 10  Children’s Ministry Spring Fling
April 17  Easter Sunday
May 1  Honoring College Graduates
May 8  Mothers Day/Baby Dedication
May 21  Children’s Ministry Big Bash (end of school year) 


A local single brother who used to be part of our congregation is looking for odd jobs of any type. If you need basic work done or know of any situation, please email, text, or call Steve Gibson at stevenrachele@gmail.com, 706-351-3092. Thanks so much!




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