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Rev. Doug Miller and Rev. Suzanne Cole Wages introduce us to the Damascus Road Christian Church, a congregation formed by combining Damascus Road Baptist Church and Damascus Christian Church.
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Summer Camp 2018

  • Photos and Reports from Camp
    • Check the Camp Christian for 2018 page for reports and photos!  Camp Christian:  Junior 1 and Oasis photos online! More photos will be put up once internet service is restored to camp. more
    • Check the 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
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Georgia News:

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

Ministers - please follow this link to a sign-on letter coordinated by the financial ministries regarding a 21% fringe benefit tax being placed on non-profits including religious organizations. Please share with your network.  more

Renae and Jamie BrameDisciples Women's Annual Retreat - Save the date of September 28-30, 2018 for the annual Disciple Women's retreat.  Details and information available now including Keynote speakers Renae and Jamie Brame.  Registration will be available soon.  more

First Christian Church Griffin - hosted a Community Yard Sale on June 23 to benefit Waypoint, a ministry that helps veterans.  more

Forever Family's Annual School Supply Drive - The Back to School Party is coming up and Forever Family is starting to collect school supplies for the kids they support each year.  Deadline is July 9th.  This project is a ministry of Disciple Women but all are invited to help.  Contact betty@gadisciples.org for more information.  more

Liberty Christian Church - Celebrates with Lt. Col. Russell Hall, a WWII Veteran on his receipt of a "Quilt of Valor" from the Coweta County Quilts of Valor organization on Sunday, June 24, 2018.  more

First Christian Church Watkinsville - starts a kitchen rennovation.  more

Camp Christian Conference Center GALA Fundraiser - August 4, 2018 at Sandy Springs Christian Church.  5pm - 6pm Silent Auction, 6pm Dinner.  Individual Tickets: $40.  Table for 8: $300.  Online Registration now available.  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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Rev. Cecil CookFirst Christian Church of Sandersville - announces that Rev. Cecil Cook has been called as Pastor.  Rev. Cook has been serving as interim pastor at Sandersville since February 2018.  more

Pre-Regional Assembly Workshop Survey - Did you attend the Grace at the Table workshop held before the 168th Regional Assembly in Columbus, GA?  Even if you couldn't attend, would you like to give feedback to the anti-racism/pro-reconciliation commission?   If so, please take a few minutes and give us your feedback on the 2018 Pre-Assembly Followup Survey.

Daphne Reiley - FCC Decatur, has published Love, Then Listen; Sharing My Son's Journey Toward His True Gender.  In the book, Daphne shares openly about her experience as the mother of a child transitioning gender.  Reflecting through a life and lens of faith, she gives hope to other parents who are committed to loving and supporting their child who's traveling the same path.  Daphne is available to speak to groups and congregations in the Region wishing to faithfully support families in their midst moving through this experience.  The book which includes study questions is available through her publisher's website, NurturingFaith.net, as well as Amazon.com.

Sandy Springs Christian Church - has a new website.  Check it out: more

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Virginia - is seeking to call an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to the position of Regional Minister.  The application deadline is July 31, 2018. 

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:

Suggested Weekly Prayers:

Through the week of July 15th please pray for: Donna McNair

As a community of faith across the region, we covenant to pray and encourage one another. Please pray for, Donna McNair, the Board Chair at Sandersville Christian Church, she lost husband Joe McNair on Friday, July 6, 2018, due to an accident on the family farm. The family is working on the final arrangements. Please pray for the McNair family and the Sandersville church as they minister to the McNair family and one another.

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Featured Congregation:

First Christian Church of Eastman
5327 Ogden Street
Eastman, GA 31023
(478) 374-3629
Sarah McClelland-Brown, Senior Pastor

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Sandy Springs Christian Church
August 4, 2018, 5 pm
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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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