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9TH ANNUAL SHUT-INS SUNDAY
In celebration of Antioch's 142nd Church Anniversary, the Anniversary Committee and the Care & Comfort Ministry encourages all members and auxiliary leaders to participate in the 9th Annual Shut-in's Sunday on December 8, 2019, immediately after the 10:00 a.m. worship service. On this day, the church will go out to visit, fellowship, pray, and worship with all members who are on the Sick & Shut-in list. Please sign up today in the narthex after the service or downstairs in Fellowship Hall after the Wednesday Night Prayer Service. On December 8th, all members who are participating are asked to meet in the Chapel after the service. For more information, please contact the church office at 404-688-5679.
YOUTH CHRISTMAS LOCK-IN
It's LOCK-IN TIME...Antioch Youth Christmas Fellowship - Middle and High School - Join us for the Antioch Youth Lock-In Experience. Join us for sessions that deal with the Social Media Experience as we explore Words that Helps & Words that Hurts, and how your profiles on Social Media impact our entrance into college. Christmas Fun and Games. Dates for the event are Friday, December 6 through Saturday, December 7. Sign up is downstairs in the Room 1.
CHRISTMAS DOOR DECORATING COMPETITION
TIS THE SEASON...to begin our celebration of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. As part of our celebration in the month of December AUMI will sponsor a door decorating competition. Ministries are invited to decorate one of the doors around our church. First, second, and third place ribbons will be given to the most festive doors. Our youth will serve as judges for this event. Door decorating will begin on Monday, December 9 and should be completed by Thursday, December 12. Registration for doors starts Sunday, November 17 through Wednesday December 4. Please contact the church office for further details.
FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD THAT HE GAVE...
Join us as we celebrate this wonderful time of the year - CHRISTMAS...the birth of our LORD, our SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST. The Annual Christmas Toy Give Away and Celebration is Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 pm in the church fellowship hall. Registration for toys or to give a donation for a gift card starts Sunday, November 17 through Wednesday, December 4 following the worship service and the Wednesday night service. Toy donations (new toys) can be placed in the Christmas bins located around the church.
Members and friends are asked to please bring toys, canned goods, and non-perishable food items to fill our Thanksgiving and Christmas boxes, so that Antioch can help those less fortunate to experience their joyful holidays. The receptacles are placed around the church to receive the donations.
BAPTISM & THE RIGHT HAND OF FELLOWSHIP
Baptism and the Right Hand of Fellowship will be observed on Sunday, December 15, 2019, during the 10:00 a.m. worship service. Candidates for Baptism and persons receiving the Right Hand of Fellowship are asked to meet at 9:00 a.m. downstairs in rooms 11 & 12 for instructions.
PLEA TO OUR BROTHERS AT CHURCH!
The AUMI Clothing Bank is in dire need of Men's clothing to fill the empty racks. Please donate and help those in need. For more information, contact Sis. Maggie McCullom through the church office at 404-688-5679.
BAHAMAS RELIEF CARE PACKAGE DRIVE
Bring your donation of toiletries/personal hygiene items for men and women.
(Collection bins located throughout the church)
PASTOR ALEXANDER CONSECRATION BRUNCH SOUVENIR BOOKLET
If you missed the Pastor's Consecration Brunch, you can view/download a copy of the souvenir booklet here.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION TEACHER CERTIFICATION
Members who would like to be certified in teaching at Antioch are encouraged to attend the teacher certification class every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. in room 9. Instructions on how to apply the Word of God in teaching others is being taught by our very own Deacon Clarence Anderson. For more detailed information, please contact Sis. Lenora Williams in the church office at 404-527-5144.
CARE AND COMFORT MINISTRY
The Care & Comfort Ministry would like to invite you and your family members to our support class that is held here at the church every Wednesday at 6:15 p.m. in room 3. The purpose of the class is to encourage healing as you move forward in your faith along with other brothers and sisters who are also going through bereavement or a life-changing experience.
For the months of September and October we will discuss:
• Finding comfort in the word of GOD after the passing of a spouse.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT PRAYER MEETING AND BIBLE STUDY
Classes for the Antioch School of the Bible summer/fall session begin at 6:00 P.M. Classes are as follows:
Weekly Prayer meeting and Bible study are held at the church every Wednesday evening. Bible classes begin at 6:00 p.m. The classes provide instructional and training opportunities to gain deeper insights into the teachings of Jesus Christ. At 7:00 p.m., our Pastor, Reverend K. L. Alexander, will lead the Prayer Meeting and provide guidance and spiritual insight into meaningful ways in which we can strengthen our personal relationships with God!
MEMBERSHIP PROFILE ACCURACY
Antioch Members who have received the Right Hand of Fellowship are asked to please fill out their tithe and offering envelopes completely with your name, address, telephone number and your envelope number. This will ensure proper credit to your membership profile and help your mail from the church get delivered promptly. If you do not have an envelope number, please call Sis. Gwen Johnson in the church office at 404-527-5784.
Members who made financial contributions online through ACCESS ACS can access copies of their annual 2018 contribution statement online. For more information, please contact Sis. Gwen Johnson in the church office at 404-527-5784.
ADDED MEMBER ORIENTATION CLASSES
Members who joined Antioch in the past several months and have not completed the required orientation are asked to attend classes on Sundays after the 7:45 a.m. worship service in the rear of the Sanctuary. For more information, please contact Sis. Gwen Johnson in the church office at 404-527-5784.
DEBIT/CREDIT CARD READER
Attention Members and Friends…for your convenience, Antioch now offers a Debit & Credit Card Reader for giving your Tithes & Offerings. This service is available on Sundays after each service, located outside the door next to the elevator.
ANTIOCH CLOTHING BANK
The Antioch Clothing Bank, located in the AUMI Building adjacent to the church, is in dire need of men clothing, especially socks and t-shirts..
ATTENTION YOUNG ADULT SINGLES!
A Sunday School Class for young adult singles, ages 21-34 has begun. The class will meet at 10:00 a.m. in the rear of the sanctuary on the right side. If you are a young single adult, we invite you to attend and participate in this exciting class.
Baby Dedications are held every 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month at the 11:00 a.m. Worship Service. With our ever-growing congregation, families should be conscientious in making plans and scheduling dates for that special and very meaningful occasion. The Baby Dedications are for infants from birth to six month of age. To schedule a date, please call Sis. Lenora Williams in the church office.
The Empowerment Outreach Employment Ministry (EOEM) meetings are held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month in Room 2 of the Fellowship Hall at 6:30 PM.
WEEKLY MEETINGS SCHEDULE
To facilitate the efficient management of our weekly meeting schedule, ministries/auxiliaries who need meeting space are asked to call Sis. Lenora Williams at the church office, 404-688-5679. All requests must be received by the Wednesday before the desired meeting time to be placed on the upcoming weekly schedule which is posted on Sunday outside of Fellowship Hall. Meetings not listed on the weekly meeting schedule may not be honored by persons at the Security Desk.
TERRY WEST BIBLE CLASS
The Terry West Bible Class is held every Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. in Burden’s Rest. Members and friends are invited to join us, share in the fellowship and teaching of God’s Word.