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Volume 26, Issue 4
April 1, 2017
     5975 State Bridge Road
Duluth, GA 30097
P: (770) 476-4441

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

March 5
Bible Study - 114
Worship -156 
Budget Receipts - $22,258
Ministry Budget Received
YTD - $345,343
Ministry Budget Needed
YTD  - $360,831
March 12
Bible Study - 93
Worship -140 
Budget Receipts - $4.635
Ministry Budget Received
YTD - $349,978
Ministry Budget Needed
YTD  - $370,854

March 19
Bible Study  - 104
Worship  - 130
Budget Receipts - $9,637
Ministry Budget Received
YTD  - $359,615

Ministry Budget Needed
YTD  - $380,877

March 26
Bible Study - 104
Worship  - 144
Budget Receipts - $4,814
Ministry Budget Received
YTD  - $364,429

Ministry Budget Needed
YTD  - $390,900
Congratulations to
Alex and Natalie King on the birth of Iris Monette on March 8.  Jim and Linda King are the proud grandparents.
Thank you Parkway family for your prayers, cards, phone calls and visits during my recent hospital and Personal Care Home situation.  Please continue to pray for the additional care and procedures I will be having at the end of March.

Marian Schliestett
To Tom Forkner on the loss of his wife, Martha, on March 4.

Generous memorials have been received in memory of Martha.
Let's Remember in Prayer....

Eva Horner, home;  
Nick and Gerry
Maxey, home;

Marian Schliestett, home;
Bill Craven, home
April Meetings

Sunday, April 9
12:15 p.m.
Youth Committee Meeting

Wednesday, April 12
7:30 p.m.
"When Helping Hurts" Book Study

Sunday, April 16
9:30 a.m.
Preschool, Children's and Level Up Choir Rehearsal

Sunday, April 23
8:00 a.m.
Deacons Meeting
9:00 a.m.
Preschool/Children's Committee Meeting
12:15 p.m.
Missions and Finance Committee Meetings

Wednesday, April 26
6:30 p.m.
Quarterly Business Meeting
7:30 p.m.
"When Helping Hurts" Book Study

Sunday, April 30
9:30 a.m.
Preschool, Children, and Level Up Choir Rehearsal
12:15 p.m.
Quarterly Church Council Meeting
Ministry Ordination Service
Patrick J. Baxter
Sunday, April 23
5:00 p.m.
(Caring for Aging Parents and Spouses)
Sunday, April 23
6:30 p.m.
Welcome Center
Fifth Sunday for Norcross Cooperative Ministry
April 30
Current needs are:
spaghetti sauce, jelly, boxed cereal, canned meat, mac and cheese, soup, laundry detergent, paper towels, cleaning supplies, toothpaste, shampoo and deodorant.
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Parkway Dinner Club
Sunday, April 2
6:00 p.m.
Twisted Taco at Medlock and State Bridge
RSVP to Angie by Thursday, March 30.
Because of Spring Break for Fulton, Gwinnett and Forsyth Counties the week of April 3, please make note of the following cancellations:
Tuesday, April 4
Women's Morning Bible Study
Wednesday, April 5
All activities, including the Men's Prayer Breakfast 

Eva Horner Prayer Group
First Thursday of every month at 12:00 noon.
  The next meeting will be on April 6.  Bring a sack lunch and enjoy this time of fellowship and prayer.

Ladies Morning Bible Study
Meets every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at Athens Kouzzina Cafe in Sugarloaf Mills.
Because of Spring Break, the Bible Study will be canceled for Tuesday, April 4.

Beginning on Tuesday, April 11, the new Morning
Bible Study will be "It's Good to Be Queen: Becoming As Bold, Gracious, and Wise As the Queen of Sheba"
by Liz Curtis Higgs. 

Gain wisdom from a legendary royal! Longing to deepen her understanding of God's ways, the queen of Sheba traveled to Jerusalem to sit at Solomon's feet. In "It's Good to be Queen", Liz Curtis Higgs invites you to join this celebrated woman as she learns how to be bold, seek counsel, admit wrongdoing, and above all else, to honor the King of Kings.

Ladies Evening Bible Study 
Study on Contemplative/Meditative Prayer
Each Monday from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. through the
end of April.
 "Creating a Life with God: The Call of Ancient Prayer Practices," by Daniel Wolpert is the subject of a new book study sponsored by the Women's Committee. Libby Allen will lead this study covering various types of prayer that people have found helpful through the centuries
Questions may be directed to Libby Allen .
What if our attempts to help the poor can actually hurt them?

 "When Helping Hurts" 

This year's Bolivia mission team will be studying the book and watching very insightful and moving videos on alternating Wednesday evenings at 7:30. All members of the Parkway family are encouraged to attend, but especially if you are committed to supporting the team or interested in engaging in some form of missions action, either now or in the future.

Last three studies are April 12, 26, and May 10.
April 9
Palm Sunday

April 14 at 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday Service

April 16
Easter Sunday
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 15
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Preschool through third grade.
To volunteer, please contact Jane Redman.
From the Pastor
Dr. James M. King


One of the characteristics of small, spiritually healthy congregations is our ability to relate to one another on a personal level. When almost everyone knows 
From The Music Ministry
Carey Huddlestun, Minister of Music

       The Baptist Roots of Low in the Grave He Lay
On Easter Sunday for the Prelude, the Instrumental Ensemble will play David Dover’s 
From the Children's Ministry
Jane Redman, Children's Ministry Coordinator


The discussion at Bible Study one Tuesday evolved into what people were giving up for Lent. I had to confess that I didn’t have a good idea for this year. Jodie Samp 
From Kristy Engel
Global Consultant for Health
International Ministries, ABC-USA
                        St. Patrick’s Breastplate
Every morning during my devotions, I read from the Celtic Daily Prayer Book by the Northumbria 

Spring Missions for Parkway

On Sunday, April 2, Parkway will begin collecting our Spring Missions Offering with a goal of $20,000.
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