Happenings for July 19

  CORNERSTONE CHILDREN’S MINISTRY IS HAVING A CLOTHING                         DRIVE FOR I-58 MINISTRY

NOW IS THE PERFECT TIME TO CLEAN OUT ALL OF YOUR CLOSETS BEFORE FALL/SCHOOL. PLEASE BRING ANY COTHING YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE BY AUGUST 1ST. DROP OFF IN THE NARTHEX OR DIANNA’S OFFICE.               

                       CORNERSTONE BACK TO SCHOOL BASH!

                             AUGUST 18TH FROM 2 TO 4 PM.

JOIN US FOR A FUN DAY OF GAMES, BOUNCY HOUSES, FOOD AND FELLOWSHIP AS WE CELEBRAT THE BEGINNING OF THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR!

Information for Children, Youth, Children’s Choir and Preschool ministries will be available. For questions or more information please email Dianna at diannathompkins@yahoo.com.

ITEMS NEEDED FOR ONE ROOF/FOOD PANTRY

Donations Needed for the Food Pantry in July:  Milk (in a box) and Cereal. You may put all items for delivery to the Food Pantry at One Roof Ecumenical Alliance in the bin in the Narthex.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

It’s never too early to collect for Operation Christmas Child!  Our church will take donations with a different item each month. For the month of July, we will collect school supplies, such as crayons, colored pencils, pencil pouches, etc. The donations will be used at the packing party in November. There is a collection basket located in the narthex. Any questions, please contact Katie Brown at 678-876-6670 or mkbrown864@gmail.com.

PSALTER READERS

Each Sunday at the 11 am service we have a Psalter reading. If you would like to be a part of the service as a reader there is a sign up sheet in the Narthex.

LAGRANGE DISTRICT LAY TRAINING

The LaGrange District will be offering training for both basic and advanced courses on 4 Thursdays in August (1,8,15,and 22) 2019, from 6 to 9 pm at Louise UMC, 1189 Hines Road, Lagrange Ga. For more information go to the district website,  www.ngumc.org/lagr or contact the district office at 706-882-3343 or lagr@ngumc.net. The conference is offering several online Lay Servant Courses for 2019-20. For more info on the available classes and how to register visit the Lay Servant page of the district website, ngumc.org/lagr

MISSION COMMITTEE NEEDS

Help support Poplar Rd. Elementary teachers this school year by buying supplies for their classroom! Many teachers are left with the financial burden of buying extra supplies and Cornerstone would like to ease that burden! Supplies that are needed: Kleenex, Clorox wipes, hand sanitizer,  Ziplock bags (any size), paper towels, glass cleaner, wet wipes. There is a collection box located in the narthex. Last day to drop off supplies is Aug. 11. Any questions please contact Katie Brown at mkbrown864@gmail.com or 678-876-6670. 

GRIEF SHARE

If you’ve lost a loved one and are struggling with your grief, join us beginning August 8, 2019 for our next sessions of GriefShare – 13 weeks, Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM. 

SOUTH BOOTH TRAINING

If you are interested in being trained to run the sound and computer for either the 9 am or 11 am service please contact Thomas Sheets or Cindy Rohrbaugh.

ATTENDANCE FOR JULY 14

9:00 am – 93

11:00 am –136                                                                   

Sunday School – 132

UPCOMING MEETING DATES

July 27 – O’Rourke Ministries Back to School Festival   

WELCOME TO CORNERSTONE

Last week during the 9 am service we welcomed to our Cornerstone Family Grant and Trisha Gates. We are very happy to welcome them!

O’ROURKE MINISTRIES EVENT 

Saturday July 27, 2019 is the O’Rourke Ministries  Back- to- School Festival at Eastgate Apartments  from 11:30 – 2:00. (board the bus at the church 11:00 a.m. and arrive back at the church at 2:00 p.m.). Hot dogs, snow cones, bounce houses, and many fun activities are planned.   We will also be gathering sign- up information, shoe sizes, etc. for Back- to -School Shoes for the Eastgate children. Contact Brandon Steiper 678-900-9259 or Rhonda O’Rourke 770-328-9587.  A sign-up sheet for this event will be in the Narthex.  WE NEED LOTS OF YOUTH AND ADULT VOLUNTEERS FOR THIS EVENT.