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L.I.F.T. Launch

Saturday, August 25, 2018

An opportunity for training and support for all Georgia Congregations through the L.I.F.T. initiative with priorities in: Evangelism, Outreach, Clergy Health, Congregational Vitality, and Social Concerns

Three Locations: Macon, Athens and Guyton.  Information and Registration:
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Building an Inclusive Church Toolkit Training - On Saturday, September 8th, 2018, you are invited to a Building an Inclusive Church Toolkit Training, a day of learning and training from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at First Christian Church Atlanta.  more

Special Prayer Requests:

  • Rev. Nancy Oliverís mom Eloise Litz departed for glory early Monday morning. Her celebration of life services will be in Chattanooga.  Please join the family in prayer and thanksgivings for 98 years of life and service. The family is honoring her life by directing all gifts to The International Rescue Committee (IRC) providing opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America.
    Donations may be sent to the (IRC) in Atlanta by:  Mail: 2305 Parklake Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30345.  Phone: 678-636-8941.  Online: https://help.rescue.org/donate/us-atlanta-ga
    Please include a note that your donation is in honor of Eloise Litz.

  • Tommy Freeman, our Camp Director, is in need of our fervent prayer. His wife, Joyce, was placed in hospice due to a progressive stage of liver cancer. Mary Joyce Freeman went home to be with the Lord at approximately 10:30 am Saturday 8/4/2018.  Please, pray for the family, they are a darling family who loved Joyce very much. She knew that she was loved by God and her family and friends. more

  • Michael Zhu, the pastor of the First Chinese Christian Church, Atlanta,  is in the hospital recovering from colon cancer surgery and is expecting to undergo six months of chemotherapy Please pray for him and his family during this challenging time.

  • John and Margot Novikoff, retired clergy, are also experiencing health challenges. John had a stroke several weeks ago and is at home recovering. Margot, his wife, is still in need of 24-hour care. Pray for them as John recovers and gains his strength back to care for Margot.

  • Sally J. Wright, wife of Orville Wright, deceased, former pastor of Central Christian Church, Collumbus, GA passed away Friday, July 20, 2018.  After her husband Orville died, Sally continued at Central Columbus as a deacon, elder and SS teacher.  more

Georgia Congregations help students with School Supplies - several Georgia Disciple congregations ran successful school supply drives with the start of the new school year.  more

Blessing for a new School Year - Each year, many of our congregations offer a blessing for students and faculty for the coming year.  more

UGA Disciples on Campus - Check out the new website for the University of Georgia Disciples on Campus group!  more

The Craddock Center July-August Newsletter - Meet the new office manager, learn about Camp Craddock. 

Renae and Jamie BrameDisciples Women's Annual Retreat - Registration is now available for the annual Disciple Women's Retreat on September 28-30, 2018.  Keynote speakers Renae and Jamie Brame.  Register today!  more

Summer Camp 2018 - to see all the fun at our Camps this summer check out the camp Facebook pages (below).

  • Facebook "Summer Camp 2018 ' Camp Christian The Place To Be in the Heart of Georgia'" Group. (Note - you have to ask to join and it may take a day to approve your request).  more
  • Camp Kicklighter FaceBook page: more

Women's Discovery Retreat - September 7-9, Christmount Christian Assembly.  "Life Rhythms of Faith" with Keynote speaker Rev. Sheila Hunter.
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Clergy Healthy Boundaries Workshops for 2018 - all clergy in the Christian Church in Georgia must register and complete Healthy Boundaries Training every five years. Inactive Retired Ministers are exempt.  For more information, dates and registration:

Verse of the Day:

Featured Congregation:

Guyton Christian Church
301 Pine Street
P.O. Box 5
Guyton, GA 31312-0005
(912) 772-3478
Web: www.guytonchristianchurch.org/
E-mail: gcchurch@planters.net

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Events:

L.I.F.T Launch
Toolbox Talk

August 25, 2018
Macon Regional Office
Athens First Christian
Gyton Christian
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Women's Discovery Retreat
September 7-9
Christmount Christian Assembly"
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Disciples Women's Annual Retreat
Toccoa
September 28-30, 2018
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Disciple Men Rally
October 13, 2018, 10:00 am
FCC Griffin
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Save the Dates:

Regional Youth Assembly
Epworth-by-the-Sea
February 22-24, 2019

Disciples Men's Retreat
Christmount - Black Mountain N.C.
March 22-24, 2019

General Assembly
Des Moines, Iowa
July 20-24, 2019

Regional Assembly
First Christian Church Macon
April 24-25, 2020

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