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Volume 30, Issue 9
                   September 1, 2020
     5975 State Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30097
P: (770) 476-4441

www:parkway-baptist.org
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Let's Remember in Prayer....

Eva Horner,
Sunrise at Ivey Ridge in Alpharetta


Nick and Gerry Maxey, home

Mary Ellen Kerrick, home

David Thompson, home

Jane Redman, home

Dot Olver, home

Libby Allen, home 
Each Wednesday Night
6:30 p.m.
For more information, contact
Glenn
Youth Sunday School Zoom Time

Each Sunday
10:00 to 10:45 a.m.
Parkway Baptist Church:

Thank you so much for everything! The gift you sent us when we first arrived back in the USA and for helping with the masks, we are so appreciative.  Your church has always been a blessing to us personally and to the House of Hope.

We love you.

Blessings,
JD and Rhonda Reed
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Dear Parkway Church Family:

Thank you for your cards and encouraging words of support after the recent death of my brother.

Angela Barker
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Dear Friends:
Thank you for your recent  gift of $83.33 towards client assistance.

We remain committed to supporting our families and the need is great.

Your gift helps our pgogress and we are grateful.

Sincerely,
Shirley Cabe, Executive Director
Neighborhood Cooperative Ministry
Congratulations on the birth of Luke Jackson Cravey, born to Chris and Paloma on August 20.  Pam Cravey is the proud grandmother. 

Members of the Parkway Family:

Bob and Sue Epley could use some temporary help at Neighborhood Cooperative Ministries on Tuesday nights from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

  It involves taking orders from drive-by cars and carrying groceries to those cars.  They  wears masks.

If you are interested in helping or have questions, contact Bob Epley at 
bobepley@bellsouth.net.


Parkway's Food Collection For Neighborhood Cooperative Ministry

For more information and needs refer to this link

You can bring items by the church and place them in the bins in front of the Welcome Center or information to send items directly to NCM is included in the link. 
 
To view Parkway's newsletter in its entirety, please view in your browser. 
For the time being the church office is closed to the public. If you have any needs with which your church can help, call the pastor's cellphone, 404-202-9085. There is a group of volunteers who are willing to assist with errands for those who cannot leave their homes.
 
There will be no public services at the church. In a separate email each week you will receive orders of worship for The Beginning and Morning Worship and instructions for accessing online portions of those services.

To make your contribution to the ministries of the church, please either mail in your offering or send it through your bank. You may also bring it by the church and place it in the locked mailbox outside the office door.

Jim King
The Ladies Bible study group is meeting via Zoom each Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. 

They are currently reading "Fervent: A Woman's Battle Plan to Serious, Specific, and Strategic Prayer" by Priscilla Shirer. 

Suzanne Skeen is leading the Bible Study.


In an effort to approximate our Wednesday evening dinner and Bible study, we have set up a Zoom call, beginning at 6:00 p.m. for those who want to join us for dinner conversation. Anyone who only wants to join us for Bible study can check in around 6:30 p.m. 
 
Zoom is a free app but you have to download from wherever you get apps for your device. We recommend downloading as soon as possible because you will have to establish a free account in order to join the meeting.
 
If you are a regular attendee on Wednesday evening you should have received an invitation to join the meeting. If you have not received the email, and would like to join us, email Angie Smith at asmith@parkway-baptist.org and she will reply with the needed information.

Called Church Conference
Wednesday, September 9

During this extended period of virtual meetings, our congregation has made several important decisions affecting our life together, including the calling of Glenn Gray as our Minister to Students, the approval of our FY 2020-21 budget, and the allocation of $205,000 for renovations and capital improvements. 

The next major decision that we would normally face would be the election of new deacons. However, because these connections between servant-leaders and members are so vital and in the interest of continuity of ministry during this unusual period, the current deacons have all agreed, if approved by the congregation, to extend their terms of service for an additional year.

To this end, there will be a called conference during our Zoom Midweek Service at 6:30 p.m. on September 9 for the purpose of approving this exception to our policies and procedures. 

Monday, September 14
7:00 p.m.
"The Last Child of Philamena Leo" by Martin Sixsmith


From the Pastor
Dr. James M. King

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Because the words “global” and “pandemic” are now inextricably linked, as Christians we must be concerned about and pray for all the people of the world as they 
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From the Minister of Music
Carey Huddlestun

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“Mann Tracht, Un Gott Lacht” is reportedly an old Yiddish adage meaning, “Man Plans, and God Laughs” (see Psalm 33:10).
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From the Student Ministry
Glenn Gray
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Our favorite sheets were taped up in a box at the bottom of a man-sized Jenga tower, the pillows were hidden in a city of cardboard skyscrapers and the bed was the 
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From the Children's Ministry
Jane Redman
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I miss being with the Parkway Kids so much!  I know that many of you are also missing being together as a church family. However, after fighting Covid-19 for over 
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