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Issue Date: Sep. 22, 2016

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Don't Miss Our Next Series

Don't Miss Our Next Series
Beginning Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, in all services

Join us as our teaching team begins a new five week series on the theology of place. The series title is "Love Where You Live". Hear what the scriptures teach us about loving those where we live. You won't want to miss it!

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Pray For The Nations

Pray For The Nations
Friday, October 14, 7:00 AM, in C1011

Join the Global Outreach department at 7:00 AM the 2nd Friday of every month for a time of prayer for our nations. Each month a Global Outreach staff member will focus on leading a prayer time for a different continent and submit prayers for missionaries, partners, leaders and more from those continents. We would love for our members to join us during this prayer time as a learning opportunity to see where God is using Perimeter Church around the globe.

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Ladies Come And Study The Scriptures With Us

Ladies Come And Study The Scriptures With Us
Begins Wednesday, September 28, 9:30 AM, in the Ministry Center

Ladies, do you want to get connected at Perimeter? Please join us as we spend four weeks looking at different men and women who encountered Jesus in scripture. Come for a time of study and fellowship led by Jamie Voss and Laura Story Elvington.

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Help Our Young Families To Worship By Serving

Help Our Young Families To Worship By Serving
Odd or Even Month Sundays, 9:00 or 10:45 AM, in Downtown

We still have a shortage of volunteers! Let us help you find where you can use your God-given gifts to invest in the lives of children, birth to five years old. You just have to have a heart to love God and a desire to work with children. Join our community on Sunday mornings to care for children and create excitement about the Lord at one service each Sunday (9:00 or 10:45 AM), every other month. Contact Karen Gilmore by email at or phone 678-405-2162.

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Worship And Teaching For Twenties

Worship And Teaching For Twenties
Tuesdays, Now - October 4, 7:30 PM, in the Chapel

Come, enjoy inspirational teaching, soul stirring worship, and great fellowship with other twenties, young professionals and students, newlyweds and singles, during the Fall Twenties Series. We’ll hear from our new Young Adult Director, Jeff Norris, as well as Caleb Click, Darryl Ford, Laura Story Elvington, Garrett Moore and Randy Pope! These nights are sure to be an engaging, compelling, and edifying time with one another! We hope you'll join us each week, but come, even if you can only make it once.

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Discover What Your Spiritual Gifts Are

Discover What Your Spiritual Gifts Are
Sundays, September 25 - October 9, 10:45 AM, in the Shed

The Bible says you’re a masterpiece of God, and He has given us spiritual gifts, abilities, talents, and experiences woven together for a greater purpose as His children. If you’re interested in discovering what this looks like in your life, come join us for this three-week class that includes an overview of gifts, a spiritual gifts assessment, and an introduction to developing a life plan.

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Getting Connected
Taste Of Perimeter Register Now
Sunday, October 23, 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, November 6 - December 4, 10:30 AM, 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 and a member of a church and why that matters. Register to attend our next class.

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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
IGNITE Basketball Academy Registration is Open! Register Now
Starting November 7, various times, in the Gym

IGNITE is a faith-based, family-friendly, beginner focused youth basketball league directed by Perimeter members. Returning for its 6th season, IGNITE offers K-8th grade divisions for boys and girls with a minimum of eight practices, eight games, playoffs, plus a pre-season skills clinic. Activities run November 7-February 11. Costs start at $120 for Kindergarten and $160-$170 for 1st-8th grade divisions. See all the details and sign up online at today!

Community Outreach
Circle Atlanta for Hope Prayer Event Register Now
Saturday, September 24; One hour shifts all day; on I-285

Circle Atlanta for Hope is a 24 hour event in which people will utilize I-285 as a tool to circle the entire city in prayer. This prayer initiative will include teams of cars choosing an hour timeslot on September 24, to approach God with specific points over the city of Atlanta and the sex trade within. For more information and to register for a time slot, visit the website.

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Friday, September 30, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, in the Bricks

Mark your calendars for the 2016 Johns Creek Business Expo. Over 85 nonprofits and businesses will be represented there. It’s a great opportunity to network with other business professionals and participate in a Q&A forum with city officials.

Norcross Co-op Bowling Event Email
Sunday, October 2, 1:00 - 6:00 PM, at Slingshot Entertainment, Norcross

Spend an afternoon bowling to help others! Norcross Co-op and Team Elf help ensure that children experience joy and hope at Christmas. In 2015, 890 families with over 2,700 children received toys and gifts, hoodies, and gloves and a gift card to provide a holiday meal. You can help and have fun too! Email to register.

Rainbow Village Meal Hosts Needed Email
First Tuesday of the Month beginning, October 4, 5:45 - 7:00 PM, at Rainbow Village Community Center

Like to cook? Like to serve? We need you! The first Tuesday of each month is Perimeter's night to provide dinner for the Rainbow Village families. We are looking for someone to coordinate the menu and organize volunteers to prepare, and serve 50 people including entrée, sides and drinks (tea or lemonade); dessert is optional! This is a great opportunity for a connect group, d-group or social group to serve together! For more information or to sign your group up, contact Michelle Alcorn.

Rainbow Village "We are Family" Gala Register Now
Saturday, October 15, 5:30 PM, at Atlanta Athletic Club

Join Rainbow Village as they celebrate 25 years of service at the "We Are Family" Benefit Gala on October 15th. You will enjoy a seated dinner, silent and live auctions, wine wall, raffle, and dancing to the music of "Party on the Radio". Purchase your tickets online.

Good Samaritan Health Center Gwinnett Hearts and Hands United Event Register Now
Thursday, October 20, 6:00 - 11:00 PM, at Flint Hill in Norcross

Good Samaritan Health Center is pleased to bring Dr. Manny Alvarez, Leading Medical Expert, Fox News Channel Senior Managing Health Editor, as the Keynote Speaker at their Hearts and Hands United fundraising event. It will be an evening of food, drink, fellowship, and inspiration for the benefit of the poor and uninsured of our community. Tours of the new facility will be offered during the event. Purchase your tickets now.

Prayer Ministry
Join Us For 40 Days of Prayer For Our Nation Read More
September 29 - November 7, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Monday - Friday, at the Founders Chapel, Saturday, in the Shed

If you are concerned for the future of our nation, and believe that it is in the hand of our Lord, come and pray together for our nation. Beginning September 29, we will gather daily at noon for one hour to pray for our nation and the upcoming election. We will not meet on Sundays.

Tuesday Evening Corporate Prayer Email
Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

"The Holy Spirit will teach us how to pray" (John 14:26). Join us as we pray for the church and her ministries. Everyone is welcome! Due to construction, email Erin by Tuesday to get the location.

Share Your Prayer Requests Online Request

Visit the Prayer Ministry's Prayer Wall to share prayer requests and pray for others. Submissions can be anonymous.

Support Groups
Walking in Hope Read More

Are you a wife who is affected by your husband's battle with sexual integrity? Are you feeling all alone? "Walking in Hope" is a community of women working together to deal with this painful reality. If you would like more information, email us at

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Saturday, September 24, 5:00 PM, Hanger, Sunday, September 25, 9:00 AM, Sanctuary and Chapel, 10:45 AM, Sanctuary, Hanger and Chapel

This weekend, Randy Pope is teaching. The Saturday evening service, in the Hanger, will have Caleb Click as Worship Pastor, and Michelle Swift and Jonathan Wisdom as Worship Leaders. On Sunday, in the Sanctuary, Jeff Norris will be the Worship Pastor, and Zach Kale will be the Worship Leader. In the Chapel, Caleb Click will be the Worship Pastor at the 9:00 AM service, and Randy Schlichting will be the Worship Pastor at the 10:45 AM service. Ryan Van Kirk will be the Worship Leader for both Chapel services. In the Hanger, Jeff Summers will be the Worship Pastor, and Michelle Swift and Jonathan Wisdom will be the Worship Leaders.

More News and Opportunities
Caregiver Needed Email
Various Weekend Shifts Available

A compassionate caregiver is needed for a bedridden, mother of 2 teenagers. Must assist with administering medicine, bathroom needs, meals, and light housework. Call home (770) 864-1329 or text cell (770) 547-5438. Ask to speak to Heidi.