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Issue Date: Jan. 19, 2017

 
   
2017 Annual Membership Update   What Ties Your Family Together?
 
It's time to register for Rush Servant Team   Membership Class
 
Invite Your friends to our upcoming sermon series

Invite Your friends to our upcoming sermon series
Beginning January 28/29

This series will help us get to know the power of Jesus in new ways. It teaches us that each time we try to place limits on Jesus, He exceeds those barriers, breaks our preconceptions, and offers more than we thought possible. Our teachers will be Bob Cargo, Jeff Norris, and Caleb Click.


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Help keep people in our community warm this winter

Help keep people in our community warm this winter
Through the month of January

We are expecting a cold winter this year, and that means an increased demand for coats. Adults and children in our community are cold and contacting our schools for coats. Consider hosting a coat drive on your street, class at school, or workplace this winter. Drop the new and gently used coats off in the brown bins located in the lobbies.


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Register Now for the 2017 Women's Retreat

Register Now for the 2017 Women's Retreat
March 17-19

Join us for an unforgettable weekend away in charming downtown Greenville, SC. Don't miss out on this refreshing, fun, and purposeful opportunity to reflect on the great love and faithfulness of God. Guest speaker and well-known author, Kelly Minter, will be teaching, and Laura Story Elvington will be our worship leader.


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What Does Stewardship Mean To You?

What Does Stewardship Mean To You?
Two Courses Available

This winter we are offering two stewardship courses. Navigating Your Finances God's Way is designed by Howard Dayton, the founder of Crown Ministries, and uses in-depth Bible study and practical applications to help you learn about finances and get your financial house in order. Re-imagine Stewardship is a nine-week course for anyone looking to go beyond budgeting to develop a whole-life approach to stewardship.


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Weekend to Remember Marriage Conference

Weekend to Remember Marriage Conference
Register Before January 23, and Spouses Go Free

Great marriages don't just happen. Make your marriage a priority and attend the Weekend to Remember Conference, April 28-30. Couples who register by January 23 will pay half of the regular rate, making it $149.99 per couple. Use your group name "Perimeter" when you register.


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Investigate if this is the school for your child

Investigate if this is the school for your child
Friday, February 3, 6:30 PM, in Midtown Auditorium

Perimeter School, a rich heritage of Perimeter Church, begins its 32nd year of ministry. Come hear our school’s unique approach of intentionally living out authentic biblical community to strengthen families and enrich each child’s education. Our curriculum is vast and deep, and our graduates rise to leadership roles in their schools and communities. Come see why Perimeter School is the best choice in private Christian education.


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Getting Connected
Taste Of Perimeter Register Now
Sunday, March 12, 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, February 5, 12, 26, March 5 10:30 AM, March 5, 4:00, 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.

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
Join us as a volunteer for Family Ties! Email
Sundays, January 22, 29, 4:30-6:30 PM

Are you are able to help in the nursery (4:30-6:30)? You are welcome to help one or both evenings. Volunteers will receive a free dinner each night they serve. Thank you so much for helping us make this a successful event! Email Melanie if you are able to help.

Adult Education
Areopagus Forum: The Never-ending Jihad Read More
Thursday, January 19, 7:30 PM, in the Fellowship Hall

The January Forum topic is "The Never-ending Jihad: Islamic Expansion From The Time Of Muhammad To The Present". Join us as Iraj Ghanouni, Founder and President Christian Center For Islamic Awareness, shares with us about the revival of Islamic expansion and influence in the world.

Community Outreach
"Understanding Human Trafficking" Training Register Now
Sunday, January 29, 12:15 PM, in the Shed

If you are new to the issue of Domestic Minor Human Trafficking, this session is for you. It will be led by Perimeter member Elise Carlson, LPC, and will include a time of question and answer. The training is free, and a light lunch will be served. For questions and to register, please contact ecarlson9@hotmail.com.

GWINNETT COUNTY HOMELESS POINT IN TIME COUNT - 200 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Find Out More or Register
January 23 - January 30

Each year in January, communities gather to conduct a count of sheltered or unsheltered persons to grasp an understanding of the work we face to end homelessness. This month we will be conducting the Point-in-time (PIT) count of both sheltered and unsheltered individuals in Gwinnett County, so that in the future we can make everyone count!

Crossroads Career Ministry
Engagement: Getting the Employer's Attention Read More
Monday, January 30, 6:30 - 8:30 PM, in the Midtown Auditorium

Jeremy Garlington, Executive Consultant and Managing Partner of Point of View, LLC, will lead an interactive session filled with tips, shared practices, and stories designed to help seekers engage more effectively during their job search.

Perimeter School
Classroom Visits Read More
Thursdays, January 19 and 26, 9:30 to 11:00 AM

Admissions is open and in full swing at Perimeter School! Please come experience a day in the life of a Perimeter School student at one of our Classroom Visits. Gain insights into how our teachers and curriculum inspire children to love learning and challenge them to grow in knowledge and leadership. Please RSVP by registering now.

Learn To Equip Your Children For Success Read More
Tuesday, January 31, 7:30 PM, in the Sanctuary

Dr. Tim Elmore, best-selling author and international speaker, helps us discover the common mistakes we as parents are unknowingly making. Learn new tools necessary to connect with, empower, and prepare our children for life. This is a FREE event and is open to the public, so bring a friend! No RSVP needed.

Prayer Ministry
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.

Student Ministries
Make Plans Now To Attend Our Parent U Spring Series Visit Our Site
Sundays, February 5 - 26, 9:00 AM, in the Shed

Learn to navigate your teen in today's culture through this seminar led by Senior High Pastor, Jeff Summers and his wife, Cami. Jeff has been in Youth Ministry for 20 years, and is a parent of four. He has extensive experience in helping parents steer through today's cultural pitfalls.

Women's Ministry
Newcomers Bible Study Read More and Register
Thursdays, Now - February 2, 7:00 PM, in Midtown Auditorium

Ladies, are you looking to find your place at Perimeter? Please join us for our Newcomers Bible Study as we spend four weeks studying “Encounters with God”. Come for a time of worship, fellowship, and connection. Our time together will be led by Jamie Voss, Laura Story Elvington, Joyce Dalrymple, and Gail Hatcher.

PACE: Post Abortion, Counseling and Education Visit Our Site
March, 2017

“Abortion has personally affected nearly one third of Christian women today." PACE, a small confidential, 11 week bible study led by past participants, was designed to walk you through the pain of your past. There’s both great hope and healing for your abortion experience, something you may never have considered possible or even necessary. Please call Cindy at 404.863.9396 to register for the upcoming March class.

Worship
Weekend Worship Information Read More
Saturday, January 21, 5:00 PM, Hanger; Sunday, January 22, 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 Jeff Norris as Worship Pastor, and Collin Baxter as Worship Leader. On Sunday, in the Sanctuary, Caleb Click will be the Worship Pastor, and Laura Story Elvington and Michelle Swift will be the Worship Leaders. In the Chapel at 9:00 AM, Jeff Norris will be the Worship Pastor, and at 10:45 AM, Bob Carter will be the Worship Pastor. Zach Kale will be the Worship Leader for both Chapel services. In the Hanger, Matt Luchenbill will be the Worship Pastor, and Collin Baxter will be the Worship Leader.