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Volume 24, Issue 12
December 1, 2015
     5975 State Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30097
P: (770) 476-4441

F: (770) 495-0474
Weekday Preschool:
(678) 473-0805
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The Beginning
9:00 a.m.
Sunday School
9:45 a.m.
Worship
 11:00 a.m.
Parkway's Vital
Statistics

 
November 1
Bible Study - 114
Worship - 134
Budget Receipts -  $12,119
Ministry Budget Received
YTD - $155,598
Ministry Budget Needed
YTD -  $192,340

November 8
Bible Study - 114
Worship - 152
Budget Receipts - $8,176
Ministry Budget Received
YTD - $163,774
Ministry Budget Needed
YTD  - $203,026

November 15
Bible Study  -  92
Worship  - 146
Budget Receipts - $6,095
Ministry Budget Received
YTD  - $169,869

Ministry Budget Needed
YTD  - $213,712


November 22
Bible Study  - 92
Worship  - 112
Budget Receipts - $11,972
Ministry Budget Received
YTD  - $181,841

Ministry Budget Needed
YTD  - $224,397


 
Let's Remember in Prayer....
 
Karen Johnson, home; Don Brock, home;
Jason Benson, home;
Stephanie Blackwell, home;

Eva Horner, home;  Wesley Stewart, home; Nick Maxey, home.
 
Congratulations to...

Sue Moser who celebrates her sixteenth anniversary as Weekday Preschool Director on December 1. 
LADIES MINISTRY NEWS!

Eva Horner Prayer Group
First Thursday of every month at 12:00 noon.
  The next meeting will be on December 3.  Bring a sack lunch and enjoy this time of fellowship and prayer.

Ladies Bible Study
Meets every other Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at the home of
Jane Redman.   Dates for the Bible studies are December 1 and 15.  
DECEMBER MEETINGS
Sunday,  December 6
11:15 a.m.
Children's Foundation Class
12:15 p.m.
Outreach Committee Meeting
Sunday,  December 20
8:00 a.m.
Deacons Meeting
9:00 a.m.
Preschool/Children's Committee Meeting
12:15 p.m.
Finance and Missions Committee Meeting

 
WEDNESDAY NIGHT CANCELATIONS
December 23 and December 30
CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE AND COMMUNION
5:00 p.m.
(Please note the time on the back of Advent Booklets is incorrect)
Advent Booklets are now available in the
Narthex and Fellowship Hall.
Beginning on November 29, the weekly Advent devotions will be added to the webiste at parkway-baptist.org
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From the Pastor
Dr. James M. King

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In the wake of the mass murders in Paris, the hotel massacre in Mali, and other terrible recent events  I offer these few thoughts as a Christian pastor: Once more 
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From The Music Ministry
Carey Huddlestun, Minister of Music

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Another “Silly Season?”     This past week I was discussing the upcoming holiday season with a clarinet instructor at Kennesaw State University. This instructor 
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From the Children's Ministry
Jane Redman, Children's Ministry Coordinator

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It has officially begun!  The mad rush of Christmas is here. There are decorations to be put up, cookies to be baked, cards to be sent, parties to host or attend, 
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From the Youth Ministry
Matt Hester, Associate Pastor

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Have you ever asked, or been asked, the question, “What are the three most important things in your life?” In my experience with this question, most responses 
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From the Missions Ministry
Jean Thompson, Chair of Missions Committee
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“For as much as you have done it unto the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.”  Matthew 25:40
During the Season of Advent and joyous Christmas 

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From Kristy Engel
Global Consultant for Health
International Ministries, ABC-USA
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I am currently reading a book by the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that seems to accurately reflect what is happening in the world today.  The book is called, A Gift 
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PARKWAY CHRISTMAS PARTIES

Saturday, December 5
Deacon, Staff and Spouse Christmas Brunch
10:00 a.m.
Home of Jim and Linda King
(Please RSVP to church office by November 30)

Sunday, December 6
Young Adult "Second Sunday" Party
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Home of Matt and Courtney Hester

Friday, December 18
Parkway Dinner Club  Party
6:30 p.m.
Suwanee Station Clubhouse
CHURCH WIDE CHRISTMAS CAROLING
Saturday, December 5
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

(Sponsored by Outreach Committee)
  Please come join us as we go to the Avonlea and Colonial Grande Apartments across the street from the church.   Along with candy canes, we will be giving out flyers with December events at Parkway. We had our first caroling event last year and it was a fun night of fellowship and meeting new people.  After caroling, we will meet back at the church for dessert and hot chocolate!
 Any questions . please contact Linda Waggoner
at 
404-626-5352
GLOBAL MISSIONS
 Through December 31

Global Missions Offering Goal $25,000

Received to date....$2,494
The offering will be divided as follows:
  • 70% to CBF Global Missions
  • 20% to Cochabamba, Bolivia Missions Trip, Summer 2016
  • 10% to Parkway member and American Baptist Missionary Kristy Engel.
JOINT SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR
GLOBAL MISSIONS

Sunday, December 6 at 9:45 a.m.
Special guest speaker is Trey Lyon with Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Atlanta.  Trey works alongside his wife Jennifer, Pastor of Congregational Leadership at Park Avenue Baptist Church in Atlanta. 
LADIES COOKIE SWAP
Tuesday, December 14
7:00 p.m. at home of Carla Wallace
Bring six dozen of one type of cookie to swap.
CHILDREN, LEVEL UP AND
YOUTH CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES


Sunday, December 6
Level Up Christmas Party
12:30 to 4:00 p.m.
Lunch and bowling at Brunswicks Lane in Norcross

Friday, December 11
Children's Christmas Party
(Pre K through 4th Grade)
6:00 p.m.
Home of Jane Redman

Sunday, December 13
Youth Christmas Party
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Home of Russ and Autumn Akin
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