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Issue Date: Sep. 14, 2017

Celebrating 40 Years Together
Come To An All Church Potluck Taste of Perimeter
Save The Date For Investigate Form (IF)!
Help those Impacted by Hurricanes

Help those Impacted by Hurricanes

Join us as we pray for and send relief to those currently suffering catastrophic losses. Visit their site to learn more and support relief to victims of the hurricane.

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Join us for the Moms Connect: The Little Years

Join us for the "Moms Connect: The Little Years"
Thursday Mornings, at 9:45, in the Ministry Center

Moms of little ones, please join us for a weekly time of encouragement and fellowship on Thursday mornings as we cover topics that will not only offer you practical tips for parenting, but also refresh you in your most challenging but rewarding role – Mom.

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Understanding the Four Self-Employment Pathways

Understanding the Four Self-Employment Pathways
Monday, September 18, at 6:00 PM, in Midtown Auditorium

This month's speaker, Leslie Kuban, FranNet Consultant, will explore the four pathways to self-employment. Come learn if one or more of the pathways is a viable option for you to consider.

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Find Ways to Engage Your Friends

Find Ways to Engage Your Friends
Friday, September 22, at 7:00 PM, and Saturday, September 23, at 8:20 AM, in the Fellowship Hall

Express Your Faith is a relational evangelism tool that will give you the proper mindset and tool set for sharing spiritual topics with your friends and family. Randy Pope, Perimeter’s lead teacher, will lead you in this training to give you the confidence to take advantage of opportunities to share the Gospel that come your way.

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Be on the Investigative Forum (IF) Host Team

Be on the Investigative Forum (IF) Host Team
Sundays in October

Be a part of Investigative Forum this October. The IF Host Team will set up (handouts, etc), greet, usher and simply be that friendly face a guest can connect with before and after the program. Be involved for one week or help out all month (yes, please!). Let Mary Joesting know what Sunday(s) you can serve.

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Get away to our Jhi Fall Retreat

Get away to our Jhi Fall Retreat
Friday, September 29 - Sunday, October 1

Jhi 7th and 8th graders are invited to the Fall Retreat at Woodlands Camp! Get away from daily life, spend time with God, and build community. We’ll enjoy fun activities at the camp, such as paintball and the blob, while we seek to grow in Christ together.

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Getting Connected
Come To An All Church Potluck Taste of Perimeter Register Now
Sunday, September 24, 5:00 PM, Check in by the Fellowship Hall

The evening of September 24 we will come together for an all church potluck Taste of Perimeter. At the covered dish dinner, hear the story of Perimeter, sample a few of our ministries, and check out Perimeter Church. Bring your favorite main dish and a salad or a vegetable - dessert and drinks will be provided.

Membership Class Register Now
Sundays, October 29 - December 3, 10:30 AM (not meeting November 19 or 26); December 3, 4:00 PM, 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
Essentials of Faith Class Register Now
Sunday, September 24, at 10:45 AM, in Room A3234

If someone were to take the Bible and reduce it down to its essential components and then put these into a study class, what would you have? You would have the Essentials of Faith. Finally a class where you can "major on the majors".

Come To MinistrySafe - Child Abuse Awareness Parent/Volunteer Training Register Now
Sunday, October 1, 12:30 PM and 4:30 PM

Come hear Kimberlee Norris, litigation lawyer and Director of MinistrySafe, as she uses her experience and expertise to equip parents, churches and ministry professionals to better protect children from sexual abuse.

Camp All-American
Come and Play at Fall Camp Day! Register Now
Monday, October 9, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Camp All-American invites you to be a part of a one-day adventure on Monday, October 9. Campers will enter into an action-packed story and experience some of the best that CAA has to offer. Registration is open to current K-6th graders. We hope to see you at Fall Camp Day!

Community Outreach
Johns Creek Business Expo More opportunities
Friday, September 29, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, in The Hanger

Showcasing the Johns Creek Business community. Nearly 100 exhibitors set up booths, participate in workshops and have opportunities to network with over 1,000 avid business professionals like themselves. This is a great way to discover what’s happening in Johns Creek and sample food from local restaurants.

Volunteer with Hi Hope at the SPROUT Film Festival Email To Volunteer
Saturday, September 30, 2:00 - 6:00 PM, Oglethorpe University’s Conant Performing Arts Center

Volunteer at the film festival! You will help with set up, clean up, ticket sales, ushering, and serving refreshments. Bonus! You will be able to see the films for free. For information go to: or contact Nick, the volunteer coordinator at

A Beacon of Hope Country & Comedy Bash Purchase tickets
Thursday, October 19, at 7:00 PM, at the Metropolitan Club

Support our mission by attending our Country & Comedy Bash at the Metropolitan Club! The Bash will feature Nashville songwriter Jeffrey Steele, Comedians Andrew Stanley and Ed Wiley, and our MC, Tug Cowart. Visit our website for tickets. We hope to see you there!

Volunteer Tutors and Teachers Are Needed in our Community Visit Our Site
Norcross, Cumming, and North Forsyth

Make an IMPACT this year with SmarterMe! Teen, adult, and teacher volunteers are needed to tutor students in grades K-8 in reading, writing, and math. All learning materials are provided. This is a wonderful opportunity for families with teens to serve together. Locations, dates and times to volunteer are listed on our website.

Friends of Refugees - After School Programs Email
In Clarkston, K-5th grades: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 4:00 - 6:00 PM; 6th-12th grades: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM

We seek to extend God's welcome by empowering refugee youth to thrive through opportunities for academic support, social development, and work-readiness skills through access to resources and relationships. Walk alongside youth in our programs by bringing healthy snacks, helping with homework, facilitating enriching activities, and mentoring students.

Prayer Ministry
Perimeter's Prayer Wall Share Your Request
Available 24/7

Do you have the gift of supplication? Are you in need of prayer? Visit the Prayer Ministry's Prayer Wall to share prayer requests and pray for others. Submissions can be anonymous.

Tuesday Evening Corporate Prayer Learn More
Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, in the Prayer Room

"The Holy Spirit will teach us how to pray" (John 14:26). Join us each week as we pray for the church and her ministries. Everyone is welcome! This is a great place for seasoned pray-ers, and those just learning about prayer.

Women's Ministry
Women's Ministry Newcomers Bible Study Read More
Wednesday, September 27, 9:30 - 11:30 AM, in Uptown Auditorium

Please join us for our Women's Ministry Newcomers Bible Study. We will spend 4 weeks looking at different men and women who encountered Jesus in scripture. Come for a time of worship, study, fellowship, and opportunities to get connected. Our time together will be led by Jamie Voss, Laura Story Elvington, and Gail Hatcher.

Pace Learn More
Beginning in September, 2017

“Abortion has personally affected nearly one third of Christian women today." PACE, a small, confidential, 11 week Bible study, led by past participants, is designed to walk you through the pain of your past. There’s both great hope and healing for your abortion experience. Please call Cindy at 404.863.9396 to register.

Weekend Worship Information Read More
Saturday, September 16, 5:00 PM (Sanctuary); Sunday, September 17, 9:00 (Sanctuary), 10:45 (Sanctuary)

This weekend, Steve Brown is teaching. For all services, Randy Pope will be the Worship Pastor, and Collin Baxter, Michelle Swift, and Ryan Van Kirk will be the Worship Leaders.

Young Families
Young Families Date Night: The Sitter Is On Us! Register Now
Now - September 30

Voucher registration is open for Perimeter members now through September 30. Dating your spouse is important, and we want to help make that possible by offering the Young Families date night opportunity. Take your spouse out on a date on (or near) September 8, submit a childcare voucher online, and you'll receive a $30 reimbursement check in the mail in the beginning of October.