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ONE WORSHIP SERVICE
There will be only one Worship Service. Breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m.; Sunday School will be held at 9:00 a.m., and the worship service will begin at 10:00 a.m.
If you have recently lost a loved-one who was a member of Antioch and served in an auxiliary of the Church for 25 continuous years or more, we invite you to provide a lasting memorial in the form of a Bronze Memorial Plaque to commemorate that service. Plaques can be purchased at a minimal cost of $100. The plaque will be mounted in the Antioch Memorial Garden located on the South Wing of the sanctuary as a lasting memorial. A Memorial Service is held in November to commemorate and present the individual plaques, which will be mounted in the Garden for family and friends to tour. This opportunity is provided only once per year. The deadline for all requests is September 27th in order for the plaques to be returned and mounted for viewing. Contact the church office for more info.
ANTIOCH COLLEGE FAIR
The Youth Ministry is excited to announce our Third Annual College and Career Fair to be held on Saturday, September 28, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in Fellowship Hall. Lunch will be served immediately after the Fair. The College and Career Fair is open to all ages with a focus on students entering grades 6-12. Antioch has been richly blessed with members who have matriculated at a myriad of different colleges and universities. Who better for our Antioch youth to learn about their prospective colleges and universities than from our own Antioch membership? Here is YOUR opportunity to come and share your perspective and experiences of YOUR beloved alma mater. This year we are excited to announce we have expanded our Fair to representation from branches of the military, the Peace Corps, test preparation, financial resources and career choices. College and university representatives, along with all prospective students, are asked to register in the narthex after worship service or at https://forms.gle/CHi7yHjG99xorCC88. For further information, please contact Bro. Donovan Kirkland through the church office.
5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease in 2019, and African Americans are affected at a rate of two to three times that of others. The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research. In honor of Mrs. Barbara J. Alexander, you are invited to join the Antioch team as we participate in the 2019 Walk to End Alzheimers. The walk will be held on Saturday, September 28th, at The Battery at Suntrust Park, with festivities kicking off at 9:00 a.m. There is no cost to participate. For registration, more details and online donation information, please stop by the table in the narthex after Sunday Worship service and in the rear of Fellowship Hall after Wednesday evening service. Join the team and support the cause!
BAPTISM AND THE RIGHT HAND OF FELLOWSHIP
Baptism and the Right Hand of Fellowship will be held on Sunday, September 29, during the 10:00 a.m. worship service. On that Sunday, candidates for Baptism and persons receiving the Right Hand of Fellowship are asked to meet downstairs in Rooms 11 & 12 to receive instructions.
ANTIOCH BLOCK PARTY!
The Young Adults of Antioch are having a pretty fye weekend coming up on October 5th and 6th. First up, on the 5th, at 12:00 Noon, they are hosting an Antioch Block Party! Pull up with your best spades partner, come eat from delicious food trucks, knuck if you buck while playing indoor laser tag and clean out your vocal pipes for karaoke, just to name a few activities that'll be happening. All ages are welcome to join in the fun and fellowship that Saturday. But hold up, they ain't finish yet! On Sunday, October 6th, they will be leading worship from beginning to end. We will also hear from our new Young Adult Choir! The Young Adults of Antioch are looking forward to hosting you on the first weekend of October. It's Lit!
ANNUAL ADDED MEMBER/AUXILIARY MEET & GREET
Attention All Antioch Members! The Added Member Outreach Ministry will host its annual Church-wide meet and greet on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 9:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., in Fellowship Hall. If you and your family joined Antioch in the months of January to September 2019, or if you joined before that date and you're not sure where you fit in, this event is for you! This will be a great opportunity for new members to meet auxiliary/ministry leaders and members of the respective ministries. We're very excited that you've joined Antioch, and we want you to know that there is still work to be done for God's Kingdom. A continental breakfast will be served. Join us! Let's meet, greet and fellowship with the Antioch family. After this fellowship, you are invited to stay and support our Young Adult Ministry at their AWESOME BLOCK PARTY! For more info, contact Sis. Patricia Ellis, Sis. Elvetra Cossie and Bro. Russell Labitue through the church office at 404-688-5679.
DEACONS PRE-CONFERENCE MEETING
The Deacons Pre-Conference Meeting will be held on Monday, October 7, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. The Annual Church Conference will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. Members are asked to attend.
WOMANHOOD ANNUAL FALL RETREAT
OCTOBER 11 - OCTOBER 13, 2019
WOMEN OF ANTIOCH! The Antioch Womanhood Ministry cordially invites you to the 2019 Womanhood Ministry Fall Retreat! Join us as we travel to Lake Blackshear Resort in Cordele, Georgia (just 2 1/2 hours away). On our way, we will enjoy a stop at the Shoppes at River Crossing in Macon. The cost for this year's retreat is $350 per person based on double occupancy and includes transportation, 4 meals, accommodations and retreat materials. When submitting payments via the Givelify app, please scroll down to select OTHER in the THIS DONATION IS FOR section and indicate WOMANHOOD MINISTRY FALL RETREAT by adding a memo. Please note, registration will close on Sunday, September 22, 2019. For more information and to register, please stop by the registration table in the narthex after Sunday Worship service or in the rear of Fellowship Hall before or after Wednesday night service.
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.