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Week of February 13, 2018

February Newsletter

This week for Wonderful Wednesdays: 

  • Menu: BBQ Chicken, Beans, Scalloped potatoes, Salad and Cookies Prepared by: Chuck Standard
  • Programs:
    • Children Ministry 
      • Children’s Choir 5:00 pm
      • Children’s Program 6:00-7:00 pm
    • Youth Ministry
      • McYouth 6:30 -7:30 pm (meets in the youth room; upstairs)
    • Adults Ministry
      • Prayer Group- 6:00- 6:30 pm (meets in the Parlor)
      • Companions in Christ- 6:00 pm in the Conference Room
      • Knitting Ministry- 6:30 pm (meets in the Men’s Classroom)
      • Joy in the Journey Led- 6:30 pm (meets in the Kitchen Classroom)

Ash Wednesday service will be on February 14 at 6:30 pm. Join us for dinner beforehand at 5:30 pm. 

New Bible Study: Philippians: Joy in the Journey: Philippians is the most joy-filled book in the Bible- literally and figuratively! Its author Paul wrote it at a time when his life wasn’t always filled with joy. How do you find joy in the up’s and downs of life? Join us a explore this topic together. 

Men’s Softball: If you are 18-70 years old and interested please contact Tim Wirt. 

New and Prospective Member orientation will be February 18th (12:15 pm-3:00 pm). Have you been visiting with us and want to know more about MPC? Interested in joining our congregation? We invite you to come to a special gathering for new and prospective members. We will begin with lunch together and a time to meet our staff and officers and learn more about our ministries. Afterwards, we’ll hear a brief history of MPC and get a tour of campus. We will conclude with a discussion of what it means to be a member and to be Presbyterian, what we believe as a denomination, and a time for questions. RSVP to the church office by Wednesday, February 14th. 

Calling All Church Members… McDonough Presbyterian Church will be participating in the Annual Atlanta Hunger Walk. The Hunger Walk Run — an annual 5K walk and “fun run” begun in 1984 — is an event of the Atlanta Community Food Bank that unites our community to raise awareness and critical funds for local hunger relief.  Proceeds from the event benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank and other local nonprofit organizations that support food pantries, community kitchens, shelters and other programs for people in need of food assistance. These benefiting partner organizations help recruit participants and receive a percentage of the funds raised to support their direct hunger relief programs. Our Presbytery (Presbytery of Greater Atlanta) is a partner organization. The date for the walk is Sunday, February 25. Click the button below to sign up for the walk. If you have any questions contact Destiny WilliamsPresbyterian Women’s Rally will be Saturday, March 10th at 10:00 am. Please let PW know if you would like to set a table.