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Issue Date: Oct. 18, 2018

 
   
Get A Taste of Perimeter   It's Time For A Spirit-Filled Night of Worship
 
Dig deeper into basic theology   Fall Food Drive
 
Pray with us

Pray with us
Now - November 5, Noon -
1:00 PM (excluding Sundays)

Join us in lifting up our nation in prayer. Mondays through Fridays, we will be in the Founders Chapel (outdoor chapel by the lake), and Saturdays we will be in the Shed (upstairs in the Bricks). There will be no prayer meeting on Sundays.


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Dig deeper at Parent University

Dig deeper at Parent University
Sundays, October 21 -
November 4, 9:00 AM, in the Shed

Let’s dig deeper and look at ways we can build stronger relationships with our teens through healthy and effective communication strategies. Registration is required on our webpage.


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Celebrate Veterans Day with Perimeter School

Celebrate Veterans Day with Perimeter School
Thursday, November 8, 9:45 AM, in the Main Sanctuary

Join Perimeter School in honoring the service of veterans at the 24th annual Veteran's Day Celebration. The main speaker will be Karen Lemon, former Perimeter School manager, who served in the United States Army as a specialist and chaplain’s assistant. Invitations for this event are available at the "START HERE" counters.


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Come To The Poverty Simulation Experience

Come To The Poverty Simulation Experience
Saturday, November 3, 8:30 -
11:30 AM, in the Fellowship Hall

Want to learn more about how to see your neighbor? We are offering you the chance to attend a poverty simulation experience which will open your eyes to challenges many of our neighbors face everyday. Morning kicks off with breakfast, followed by a two-hour role-playing experience that will impact you for life.


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Investigate Perimeter School

Investigate Perimeter School
Tuesday, November 13, 9:45 AM, in the Fellowship Hall

Investigating Perimeter School (IPS) is the first step to joining the Perimeter School family. We want to meet you, answer your questions, and share more about our heart for families. IPS is a required event for all inquiring families.


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Make plans to attend!

Make plans to attend!
Thursday, November 1, 4:00 PM, and Friday, November 2, 4:00 and 6:30 PM, in the Hanger

“There’s never anything different about the Christmas pageant“ until the Christmas pageant is invaded by “the worst kids in the whole history of the world.“ Follow the Herdman clan as they take over the local Christmas pageant, turn it upside down, and inadvertently present new insights into the Christmas story.


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Getting Connected
Get A Taste of Perimeter Register Now
Sunday, October 28, 5:00 PM, in the Fellowship Hall

Randy and Carol Pope invite you to attend this inspirational evening where you can check out Perimeter Church. At the covered dish dinner, hear the story of Perimeter, and sample a few of our ministries. Bring your favorite main dish, and a salad or a vegetable.

Membership Class Register Now
Sundays, December 2, 9, 16, January 13, 10:30 AM; January 13, 4:00 PM, in the Fellowship Hall

The Membership Class is the first step in membership and provides a foundation for what we believe, what we value, and why we exist, as well as what it means to be a Christian, a member of a church, and why that matters. Register to attend our next class.

Ways To Get Connected At Perimeter Read More
Connect Groups, Sunday Morning Community Groups and Interest Groups

Perimeter is a big place, but don't let its size fool you. We have many simple and easy ways to get connected and start developing new friendships. We are a church that is built on personal relationships that span over many generations. We hope you will come and be part of our family. There are a variety of groups available to you: Connect Groups, Sunday Morning Community Groups, and Interest Groups. These groups meet on Sundays and during the week, on-campus and off-campus, by interest or age and stage.

Additional Opportunities
Last Weekend For Investigative Forum! Read More
October 21, 10:45 AM, in the Gym

Investigative Forum (IF) is a great opportunity for you to partner with Randy Pope to invite someone who may be seeking to understand the claims of Christianity. No registration is required.

Community Outreach
Host A Neighborhood Food Drive Learn More
Anytime during the month of October

One in six children living in our neighborhoods often go to bed hungry. Our goal is to collect 2,000 bags of groceries this month to stock the shelves of our food pantries. Invite your neighbors to help you host a neighborhood food drive. To learn more and download a guide to hosting a food drive, click the link.

Gwinnett Great Days of Service Learn More
Friday, October 19 - Saturday, October 20

Gwinnett Great Days of Service is one of the largest volunteer events in our community. Come together with other volunteers for this annual two-day event to complete projects that serve the needs in the community. Projects are available for all ages, for individuals, as well as families, groups, and corporate teams. Participation is free; registration is required.

Speak Refuge – A Night All About Welcome Learn More
Monday, October 19, 7:00 PM, at Refuge Coffee in Clarkston

Join us for a night of poetry, music, dancing and storytelling. Be introduced to some very talented local artists in our community. We'll also be featuring local food vendors so be sure and come hungry. Delicious dinner and dessert options will be available for purchase.

Made for Home – Promise 686 Benefit Register Now
Saturday, October 20, 6:00 PM, at Factory Atlanta in Downtown Chamblee

Join us for a powerful evening with Jason Weber, the national director of foster care initiatives with Christian Alliance for Orphans, who will share highlights of their impactful work and mission. There will be dinner, music from Garrett Moore, and a silent auction. Register your table today!

NorcrossLive - Extended Stay Survey Volunteers Are Needed Sign Up
Weekends between Sunday, October 21, and Saturday, November 3, Norcross

Volunteers are needed to conduct a survey in Norcross using their smart phones, in collaboration with management and residents of extended stay hotels. Data gathered will be analyzed by researchers at the University of Georgia. Volunteers must be 18 years of age to participate.

"Out of Darkness" Volunteer Training Sign up
Friday, October 26, 5:00 PM; Saturday, October 27, 4:30 PM, at Ray of Hope in Decatur

Learn more about the issue of human trafficking and what you can do to make a difference in the lives of those affected. Training is for ages 16 and older. Both days of training must be attended for those looking to become involved in volunteer positions.

Rainbow Village 2018 “We Are Family” Benefit Gala Buy tickets
Saturday, October 27, 5:30 – 11:00 PM, at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek

Our black tie-optional gala includes a lovely seated dinner, wine, live and silent auctions, a raffle, and countless opportunities to celebrate the good that's being done on behalf of Rainbow Village families.

Volunteer to Serve: Rainbow Village 2018 “We Are Family” Benefit Gala Email Elizabeth
Saturday, October 27, 9:00 AM - Noon or 4:30 - 10:30 PM, at Atlanta Athletic Club in Johns Creek

There are opportunities for individuals and groups to serve on the set-up team from 9:00 AM - Noon or to serve during the gala from 4:30 - 10:30 PM. Tasks may include raffle set-up, seating, ticket sales, registration, raffle sales, breakdown, or clean up. Email Elizabeth to volunteer.

Street Grace "Demand an End 5k" Learn more or sign up
Saturday, October 27, registration opens at 7:00 AM; race begins at 8:30 AM, in the Perimeter Mall parking lot in Atlanta

Join Street Grace in the fight against domestic minor sex trafficking by forming a team or inviting your members to sign up for the "Demand an End 5k." Registration is just $35 until October 23; each runner will receive a t-shirt and swag bag.

Salvation Army of Gwinnett “Trunk or Treat” Email Hazel
Wednesday, October 31, 4:30 - 8:00 PM, at Church on the Loaf in Lawrenceville

Individuals, small groups, and families are invited to volunteer. You can decorate and fill your trunk with candies to give out! Or help assist with crafts, bouncy houses, and other fun activities going on in the evening. For more information, contact Hazel Barrett.

Moms-In-Prayer Group - Cumming Email Rae
Thursday mornings, 10:00 – 11:00 AM, in Cumming

If you would like to experience a moms-in-prayer group, please join us. We meet on Thursday mornings at the home of Rae Prall. We pray for our college age and young adult children, but would love to have any moms join us.

Christian Library International Needs At-Home Volunteers Email Brittany
Volunteer any time from home

Christian Library International needs volunteers to review inmate Bible study lessons. Over 12,000 inmates around the country are enrolled in the CLI correspondence Bible studies. Training is provided and their website has the answer sheet. Your confidentiality is protected. For more information, email Brittany or visit their website: https://cli.world.

Crossroads Career Ministry
The importance of expanding your network Read More
Monday, November 19, 6:00 PM, in Midtown Auditorium

Bryan Johnston, area director for Fellowship of Christian Athletes will share from his expertise on how to expand your network and to map your transferable skills to other industries as part of your job search. Brian spent 12 years in the executive search industry and six years leading a corporate talent management department that hired 10,000 people a year.

Employment Opportunities
Full-time Video Production Email Your Resume

A full-time video production position is now open. Eye for storytelling, deadline driven, and the ability to manage multiple moving pieces are needed, as well as experience with multiple camera shoots, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects CC. Candidate must be a Perimeter member.

Part-time Baristas in the Atrium Café (15-25 hrs/week) Email Your Resume

Baristas are needed to greet and serve customers as a member of the Perimeter Café Team. We have particular needs during opening and school hours. Friendly customer service skills and strong work ethic are needed. Previous customer service experience is preferred. Must be a Perimeter member. Email your resume to Peter.

Prayer Ministry
Tuesday Evening Corporate Prayer Learn More
Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, in the Prayer Room

"The Holy Spirit will teach us how to pray" (John 14:26). Join us each week as we pray for the church and her ministries. Everyone is welcome! This is a great place for seasoned pray-ers and those just learning about prayer.

Perimeter's Prayer Wall Share Your Request
Available 24/7

Do you have the gift of supplication? Are you in need of prayer? Visit the Prayer Ministry's prayer wall to share prayer requests and pray for others. Submissions can be anonymous.

Women's Ministry
Newcomers Meet and Greet Read More And Register
Thursday, November 8, 7:00 - 8:30 PM, in the Women's Ministry Office

Ladies, are you looking to find your place at Perimeter? Please plan to attend our evening Meet and Greet. Join us for coffee, refreshments, fellowship with other newcomers, and find opportunities to get connected. We look forward to meeting you!

Worship
Weekend Worship Information Read More
Saturday, October 20, 5:00 PM (Hanger); Sunday, October 21, 9:00 AM (Sanctuary), and 10:45 AM (Sanctuary, Chapel, and Hanger)

This weekend, Jeff Norris is teaching on John 13:1-15.

The Saturday evening service, in the Hanger, will have John Thompson as the worship pastor and John Williams as the worship leader.

On Sunday, in the Main Sanctuary, Caleb Click will be the worship pastor, and Laura Story Elvington, Collin Baxter, and Kevin Chung will be the worship leaders.

In the Chapel, Randy Schlichting will be the worship pastor, and John Williams will be the worship leader.

In the Hanger, Chip Sweney will be the worship pastor, and Cameron Bible will be the worship leader.

More News and Opportunities
Come to Israel 2019! Learn more
May 8 - 19, 2019

Come to Israel 2019! Randy Schlichting and Tom Lutz will be leading a group to Israel. Join them on a once in a lifetime exploration of the land in which Jesus walked. Want more info? Email randys@perimeter.org or click the button.