|See current and past issues of our newsletter here.
THE CHARGE OF SERVICE
Our beloved Antioch has been blessed with a wealth of members who eagerly give their services to God. On Sunday, October 13, 2019, we will have an opportunity to meet and greet our 2019/2020 Ministry Leaders. During the worship service, they will be given the charge of service for Antioch's upcoming calendar year.
SPORTS MINISTRY MEETING
The Sports Ministry will have a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. for all youth, cheerleaders and parents who wish to participate in the upcoming 2019-2020 basketball season. For more information, please contact Bro. Fred DeVaughn or Coach Howard Wilson through the church office at 404-688-5679.
ANTIOCH HIGH SCHOOL PARENT NIGHT SEMINAR
If you are parents of a student in the 10th, 11th or 12th grade in high school, you don't want to miss this GRAND OPPORTUNITY! It's FREE!! So, mark your calendars for Monday evening, October 21, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at Antioch. The Seminar will feature the following: A thorough Check List for high school subjects and graduation criteria, Standardized Testing, College Application process and Loans, The Other Option, Help from Selected Blogs, and Light Refreshments. Our Antioch Scholarship Ministry wishes to assist every parent in fulfilling the message offered through Ephesians, chapter 6. “For the Sake of Our Children.” We Can! Only if You Will!
GriefShare is coming to Antioch! The first class will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2019, at 6:30 p. m. All Classes thereafter will be held every Thursday. What is GriefShare? It is a support group to help and encourage you after the death of a spouse, child, family member, friend or other loved ones. It is a 13-week Bible-based program with a video seminar, small group discussion and workbook based personal study and reflection at home. The sessions are open to anyone aged 14 and older. You do not need to be present for all sessions and can join the group at any time. If you are interested in participating in the classes, you may sign up on Wednesday nights, on Sundays after service in the Narthex or by contacting the church office at 404-688-5679. You may also sign up by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACE 3RD ANNUAL PRAYER BRUNCH AND EXPO
Members and friends are invited to the Antioch Christian Entrepreneurs Prayer Brunch on Saturday, October 26, from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Come and share in the fellowship, and hear Mr. Bill Bolling, Founder and Past President of the Atlanta Food Bank, speak on Social Entrepreneurship. You will also have the opportunity to meet business owners within our Antioch Church Family who will be exhibiting their products and services. There is no cost for the Brunch!
3RD COMMUNITY SERVICE EVENT
In-service to the “Least of These,” the Youth Ministry will participate in its 3rd Community Service Event on Saturday, October 26th. Join us as we serve lunch to the residents of Nicholas House. For further information and registration, please visit downstairs in Room 1 or in the narthex after the worship service. Sign-up is important, so we can determine transportation needs.
ANTIOCH FALL REVIVAL!
It's Revival Time at Antioch! Our Annual Fall Revival will be held on Monday, October 28th, through Wednesday, October 30, 2019. Our Revivalist will be the Rev. Dr. Rodney K. Turner, Pastor of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. Noonday services will be held daily, and the Ministers will be preaching the Word of God. Classes will be held for adults and children. Dinner will be served at 5:00 p.m. Classes will be held at 6:00 p.m. and Devotion begins at 7:00 p.m. Members are encouraged to give not less than $20.00 to support the Revival. Come share in the fellowship and be revived by the Word of God!
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.