1673 Jamerson Road, Marietta GA 30066
Sunday Worship Services
Holy Eucharist Rite II – 8:30AM
Youth Confirmation Class – 9:30AM
Adult Christian Formation – 9:30AM
Kids Christian Formation – 10:15AM
Holy Eucharist Rite II – 10:30AM

ECA News for the Week of October 9, 2019

Important Note: Quarterly pledge statements are currently being generated and will be available this Sunday. Please pick yours up in the Narthex. Thank you! 
Shining our Light: Stewardship Season is Here!
Stewardship is about being grateful, responsible stewards of the gifts we receive from God. What a blessing and honor to be stewards of what He has given to us! During the month of October, we focus and reflect on what this means. You are invited to begin this season with prayer and gratitude. Stay tuned for more stewardship letters, testimonies and devotionals. (Click on the title below to read)

Stewardship Letter from Father Paul: “Let Your Light Shine” 
A Stewardship Reflection from Suzie Hart: Click Here
Stewardship Testimony from Marcia Murphy, October 6: “Lord, Increase Our Faith” 
Stewardship Testimony from Cheryl Farr, October 13: ” Ten Lepers, Thankfulness, and Stewardship” 
Journeys Group Saturday 10/12 at 11:30am
Journeys is a group that offers support, care, and compassion to those coping with grief, loss or any difficult life challenge.  If you are seeking support through fellowship, please join us the second Saturday of each month from 11:30am-12:30 in the Activity Building. Please call Suzie Hart  at 404.234.5294 for more information.
ECW (Women’s Group) Outing to Kennesaw Craft Beer, Whiskey and Food Tour Saturday 10/12
While the men are away…. join us to play! ECW invites all ladies to the Kennesaw Craft Tour on Saturday, 10/12 at 1pm. We will visit 6 different establishments with a free shuttle. Meet at the church at 1pm and car pool to the tour location to park. The free shuttle runs from 2pm to 7pm. Come! Invite a friend! RSVP on our FB page HERE to get a head count. All are welcome! 
Reach Committee Meeting This Sunday 10/13 after the 10:30 am Service
All are invited to attend the Reach Committee Meeting this Sunday, October 13 following the 10:30 service in the Activities Building. Come and see what you can do to help with in-reach and out-reach at ECA!
Reach Ministry October Food Drive in Honor of Cathy Norris. 
ECA is once again partnering with Ameris Bank for a Fall Food Drive to honor the memory of Cathy Norris. Food items collected will benefit Never Alone & Papa’s Pantry. Additionally, Ameris Bank will donate funds for every non-perishable food item collected! These funds will go to the Reach Ministry at ECA, a ministry Cathy loved. A Flyer and general information (suggestions for food items) will be on display Sunday in the Narthex. Thank you for donating!
Reach Poinsettia Fundraiser
Reach is hosting a Poinsettia Fundraiser this year! The holidays will be here before you know it. Please consider ordering your poinsettias for the season from us and support this important ministry. Click on the link below to download an order form. All orders must be prepaid. Forms and payment are due to the church office no later than November 10th. Thank you for your support! ORDER FORM: CLICK TO DOWNLOAD
Men’s Group to Host Fish Fry and Fellowship 10/26: Come one, Come all! 
Come one, come all, to ECA’s first ever Men’s group hosted Fish Fry on Oct. 26 from 3:00pm-6:00pm.Invite your family, friends, neighbors, and pets! Following the fish fry, we will have a cool night around the fire pit and enjoy fellowship and refreshments. The Fish fry will be under the large tent featuring fish, the famous Mike “Wrinkle” fries, onion rings, hush puppies and cole slaw. There is no cost for the event (donations or tips are always accepted). We will have a bounce house for children, fun games, music, and lots of great fellowship & food. For more information contact Tom Floyd.
ECA Tail Gate and Concert Outing on Saturday 11/2 11:00am-7:30pm
Everyone is invited to Taste & Brews Country Fest on Sat. Nov. 2nd from 11:00am-7:30pm for a tailgate party and live music. We will be meeting at Schoen Energy, 850 Univeter Rd, Canton, GA 30115 for the tailgate party and then we’ll head over to the Taste and Brews Fest to listen to one of our own, Chris “Hammie” Norman, who plays in the band, “Southside of the tracks,” which is a mix of southern rock and country music genre. For more information contact Horace Higgins. Invite a friend! 
Christian Formation Classes have Begun! 
It’s not too late to join a class – All are welcome! Christian Education helps you not only learn more and go deeper in the word of God, but it helps to build lasting relationships! Adults and Youth Confirmation classes meet at 9:30 on Sundays. Children and Youth (age 4-18) meet at 10:15 on Sundays. Come and see! 
IN OTHER NEWS….

REACH COLLECTING NON-PERISHABLES FOR PANTRIES Read more about REACH and collect food for these local food pantries in our communities. Read more about it HERE

NEW ECA NAME TAGS AVAILABLE FOR ORDERINGA great way to learn everyone’s names is by wearing a name tag. You can order a name tag by emailing Michele Floyd, click HERE

PHOTOS OF THE BISHOP AND ECA WORSHIP SERVICES Photos of Bishop Wright worshiping with us and the Bishop’s forum can be seen HERE or on our website HERE

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