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SANCTUARY WORSHIP August 11, 2013 | 8:45, 10:00 and 11:15 AM Services | BAPTISM SUNDAY

Assemble in God’s Name Prelude *Choral Introit

Hold Me, Rock Me

Offering Our Gifts

And the Father Will Dance *Hymn of Thanksgiving

Holy, Holy, Holy

Listen to God’s Word

*Congregational Introit

Christ is Made the Sure Foundation

MIND OVER GRIND: The Fruit of the Spirit Joy: Overcoming Boredom......................................Vic Pentz

*Prayer of Adoration Colossians 3:22-24...............................Pew Bible, page 1835

GIVE PRAISE TO GOD **Hymn of Praise

Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee #21 Lighting of the Candles Placement of the Bible Sacrament of Baptism

GO IN GOD’S NAME *Hymn of Response

Rejoice, The Lord is King *Invitation and Benediction *Postlude

*Congregational Response

Jesus Loves Me **Life of the Congregation Invitation to Prayer (8:45 and 11:15)

The Gift to Be Simple Pastoral Prayer and the Lord’s Prayer Our Father, who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name. Thy Kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, And forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors, And lead us not into temptation, But deliver us from evil For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.

*Those who are able, please stand. ** Ushers will seat latecomers at this time. If your young child needs attention during worship, live broadcasts of the service are available in The Williams Center, and the Mothers and Infants Room off of the Williams Center. Pastoral care reports are available in the Narthex.





Vic Pentz, senior pastor

ASSISTING WORSHIP - 8:45, 10:00 & 11:15 Chuck Roberts, pastor for congregational life Jay Madden, pastor for mission

Well, summer was fun while it lasted. Now it’s back to the grind.

Mark Crumpler, pastor for teaching and spiritual formation Vicki Harrington Franch, pastor for pastoral care

Leading the music The Chancel Choir The Summer Women’s Chorus Mary Hoffman, director of music Nicholas Bowden, principal organist Frances Reid, soloist Andy Bayles, pianist LIGHTING THE CANDLES - 8:45 & 10:00 Katie Gerrick & Will Gerrick William Sharp & Hayden Shoup ELDERS PLACING THE BIBLE - 8:45, 10:00 & 11:15 Rick Armstrong Deborah Ashendorf Jim Balkcom

TODAY IN WORSHIP One of the fruits of the Spirit is joy, regardless of our circumstances and situations. Today we feature the stories of Adriane Osuri, a Peachtree member and a Pediatric Nurse at Northside Hospital, who exudes joy despite, as she says, “meeting people on their worst day,” and the story of David Shoulders, a Peachtree Church Sexton who makes everyone he meets feel his joy.


Marnie Crumpler, executive pastor Chuck Roberts, pastor for congregational life

Sometimes we think of the “end of summer feeling” as a grief process. From fun and freedom, we return to joyless routines that leave us feeling half alive. Is there a way to look forward to the fall months with passion and spiritual purpose? In John 15, Jesus says, “I’m the vine. You’re the branches.” Then he adds a single word: “Remain.” Learn how this word holds the key to achieving a mind over the grind.

BAPTISMS August 11, 2013

8:45 AM Service Parents: Chuck & Brittany Clay Son: Raley Halston Date of Birth: January 7, 2013 Siblings: Emory: age 4 Jackson: age 2 Grandparents: Pat & the late Charles Lloyd Clay, Sr. Rebecca & Robert M. Rich Scripture: 2 Peter 1:5-7

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.

8:45 AM Service Parents: Andrew & Shelley Wade Daughter: Mary Glenn (Mary Glenn) Date of Birth: March 29, 2013 Siblings: Lydie: age 2 Grandparents: Mickey & Barbara Pityer Ed & Nancy Wade Scripture: Philippians 1:9-11

And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight, so that you may be able to discern what is best and may be pure and blameless until the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ—to the glory and praise of God.

10:00 AM Service Parents: Layton & Ellen Grisette Son: Benjamin Layton, Jr. (Layton) Date of Birth: April 27, 2012 Siblings: Lucy: age 3 Grandparents: Al & Hettie Grisette Bill & Lucy Warren Scripture: Psalm 139:14-16

I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When I was woven together in the depths of the earth, your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. 10:00 AM Service Parents: Chip & Lauren Kelso Daughter: Britton Anne (Britt) Date of Birth: March 11, 2013 Siblings: Hill: age 6 Sawyer: age 4 Lanie: age 2 Grandparents: Gregg & Marsha Hill Chris & Trish Kelso Scripture: 1 John 4:16

And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him. 10:00 AM Service Parents: Taylor & Megan Raines Daughter: Hannah Britton Date of Birth: March 27, 2013 Grandparents: David & Connie Moore Joel & Susan Raines Scripture: Colossians 3:17

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. 4

BAPTISMS August 11, 2013

10:00 AM Service Parents: Wes & Jenny Taubel Daughter: Katherine Swindle (Swin) Date of Birth: February 20, 2012 Siblings: Betts: age 3 Grandparents: Ann Johnston Harvey & Jessie Miller Rob & Marie Taubel Scripture: Matthew 5:14-16

11:15 AM Service Parents: Blake & Riali Lyons Son: Duncan Blake, Jr. Date of Birth: April 22, 2013 Siblings: McLean: age 2 Grandparents: David Blackstock Sue & Bob Lyons Carol & Billy Mitchell Scripture: I Timothy 6:11-12

You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith.

10:00 AM Service Parents: Wes & Jenny Taubel Daughter: Elisabeth Lanier (Betts) Date of Birth: October 6, 2009 Siblings: Swin: age 1 Grandparents: Ann Johnston Harvey & Jessie Miller Rob & Marie Taubel Scripture: Psalm 1:1-3

Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers.

11:15 AM Service Parents: Trey & Kara Weatherly Daughter: Adelle Parramore Date of Birth: December 22, 2012 Grandparents: John & Susan Smith Travis & Margaret Weatherly, Jr. Scripture: Proverbs 3:1-4

My daughter, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man.


BAPTISMS August 11, 2013 8:45 AM (Summit) Service Parents: Eric & Mary Frances Christiansen Daughter: Mary Jane (Mary Jane) Date of Birth: November 9, 2012 Grandparents: Dan & Carolyn Christiansen John & Mary Ellen Snodgrass Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:5-6

Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. 11:15 AM (Summit) Service Parents: Stephen & Cari Anderson Son: William Thomas (Will) Date of Birth: March 8, 2013 Grandparents: Mike & Cindy Anderson Al & Merri DePalma Scripture: Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight. 11:15 AM (Summit) Service Parents: Nick & Brenna Cross Daughter: Tatum O’Connor Date of Birth: April 28, 2013 Siblings: Cai: age 1 Grandparents: Lane & Mary Cross Ed & Jonalyn O’Connor Proverbs 3:1-4

My daughter, do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win favor and a good name in the sight of God and man.



WEDDINGS Sarah Louise Kleban & Brooks William Ficke August 10, 2013 Parents of the Bride: Abbie Karr Hames Mr. & Mrs. John Andrew Kleban Parents of the Groom: Mr. & Mrs. Bruce William Ficke

BIRTHS Angeline & Thomas Dimitroff Girl: Aja Neve deLeon, 7/26 Ali & Bryan Dunagan Twins: Girl: Ann Healy - Boy: John Wheeler, 8/5

MEMBER DEATH Ed Chalmers, 8/8

FAMILY MEMBER DEATHS John Callahan, 8/5 Husband of Leah Callahan Mary Davis Ellison, 8/6 Grandmother of Richard Ellison Great Grandmother of Thomas and David Ellison Ed Chalmers, 8/8 Husband of Dianne Chalmers

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING August 11, 2013 The Session has called a congregational meeting today immediately following the 10 am service for the purpose of electing the elders for the class of 2016 and for the receiving of the 2012 annual report.

Elder Nominees for the Class of 2016 June McDaniel Adkinson has been a member since 1982 and was ordained an Elder in 1995. She is a member of the Anchor Sunday School Class, Personnel Committee and Women’s Summer Chorus. Over the years, June has served on Long Range Planning, Work of the Session and Peachtree Neighbors Committees. This will be her fourth term on Session. Prior to her recent retirement, June was Senior Vice President of Client Relations for Lee Hecht Harrison, an international talent development firm. June is a native of Gadsden, Alabama, and a graduate of Auburn University and Ball State University. She has two married daughters (Julie Purdie and Amy Waddell) and six grandchildren.

Vic Bell grew up in Virginia and attended the University of Virginia where he received BEE and MBA degrees. He received a JD degree from Georgetown University. He and his wife, Jean, joined in 1993. Vic is a member of the Seekers Class and has served as its President. He is also a member of the Global Mission Committee and a greeter. Over the last seven years he has participated in mission teams to China, Israel, Dominican Republic, Kenya, Nigeria, and most recently to visit with Peachtree’s partner in Costa Rica. Vic is the Managing Principal of the Atlanta office of CAPTRUST Financial Advisors and serves as a member of the Investment Committee for the Endowment Fund of Columbia Theological Seminary. Vic and Jean have two married daughters and five grandchildren.

John Chambliss grew up in Alpharetta and attended both North Springs and Centennial High Schools. He received his B.S. in Economics from The University of Georgia and M.S. in Real Estate from Georgia State University. John attended the Episcopalian church growing up. He became a member in 2005 and has previously served as an Elder. John is on the Leadership Committee of the Young Adult community and an officer of the Renewal Sunday School Class (now part of The Common). He has been actively involved in high school ministry since 2006 and currently works with high school juniors. John is a Partner of The Ardent Companies, a real estate investment firm.

Teresa Cross, a Georgia native, has been attending since May 1, 2005, and has been a member since December 2005. She and her husband, James, were led to Peachtree after the death of their son, Mark Anthony Cross, an Atlanta Police Officer, who was killed in the line of duty on April 23, 2005. Teresa and James are the proud parents of Rick, Eric, Mikelle and Bradley. She received a B.A. Degree in Social Work from Fort Valley State University and an M.A. Degree in Educational Psychology from Michigan State University. Recently retired after 32 years with the Social Security Administration, Teresa spends her time in her new business that she truly loves of making silk floral arrangements. Teresa has participated in mission trips to Brazil and the Holy Land, as well as being part of a mission team to Kolkata, India, with Peachtree’s partner - International Justice Mission. She serves on the Bill Maness Good Samaritan Scholarship Committee and is a member of the Heritage Sunday School Class. 7

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING August 11, 2013 Roy Dickson is a native of LaMarque, Texas, and a graduate of The University of Houston. He has been a commercial real estate developer since 1973 and, for the past 14 years has specialized in the development, ownership, and operations of upscale senior housing communities. Roy and his wife, Barbara, relocated to Atlanta in the mid 90’s and joined in 1998. Both have been active in Bible study since the early 1980’s. Roy has led a men’s Bible Study group for the past 9 years and he is an active participant in Ironmen.

William “Bill” Gray has been a member since moving to Atlanta in 1994. He serves on on the Peachtree Presbyterian Preschool Board and coaches youth basketball in the Peachtree Gym. Bill is married to Sarah, and together they raise their 4 children, Mary Stuart, Julia, Jackson, and Millie. This past year they all served on the Jamaica family mission team. Bill is the Founder and ExecutiveManaging Principal of Growth Ops, a Data Analytics and Customer Service Consulting Services firm. Bill graduated from Stetson University in 1989 and has served on the Alumni Board and the Board of Trustees. He also serves as a part of the East Lake Foundation’s 691 Society inaugural class. Bill was raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Rick Haughey grew up in Southern California. He attended San Pasqual Academy, received his B.S. in Accounting from Loma Linda University in Riverside, California, and his MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles. He and his wife Marie, have 4 children, Conor (10), Tara (9), Caitlin (7) and TJ (2). Conor is a rising Fifty6er, Tara and Caitlin both attend KidJam and TJ loves his time in God’s Little Garden. Rick is active in the Children’s Ministry and has taught KidJam the past few years. In addition, he is an active member on the LifeGate Counseling Center Board of Directors, serving as Treasurer and Executive Committee member and is the Race Director for the MamaBear 5K and Kid’s Run that is held each May. Rick is a partner at Ernst & Young.

Ryan Irvine grew up in Roswell, attended both Chattahoochee and Centennial High Schools, and received a B.B.A. in Finance and Real Estate from The University of Georgia. Ryan and his wife, Ashley, became members in 2009 and have served in various leadership roles of the Foundations Sunday School Class, including class presidents. They have a passion and love for international mission and have been part of mission teams to Romania and Kenya. Ryan and Ashley have one daughter, Aubrey, and are expecting their second in January. He is a Vice President at CBRE, a commercial real estate brokerage firm.

Joseph King was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1987. Joe and his wife, Janet, were married in Atlanta in 1993 and joined Peachtree in 2001. They have 2 children, Joseph (15) and Mary Evelyn (10) who are active in Peachtree’s student ministries. Joe serves on the board of directors of the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts and on the Alumni Board of Governors of the Ross School of Business at UofM. He is a partner with Ernst & Young.


Laura Patrick Little was born in Atlanta, but grew up in Thomaston, Georgia, where she credits her family and the teachings and support provided by her hometown church for laying the foundation of her faith. She attended Furman University and graduated from The University of Georgia with Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees. She and her husband, Ed, joined Peachtree as newlyweds and have been active in the Commitments Sunday School class where Laura has served in many leadership roles. Laura and Ed have two children, Lindsay (9) and Patrick (7). Laura has also been a teacher in the Pond and a confirmation teacher. She is currently a fourth grade small group leader in KidJam. Laura works full time as a Senior Regional Medical Liaison in the Scientific Affairs department at Amgen, Inc.

Margaret Long has been a member for 20 years. She is a native of Charlotte, NC, where she was a member of First Presbyterian Church. She spent summers in Montreat at her family vacation home and as a summer participant at youth conferences. She and her husband, John, have 3 children, Abby (17), Jack (15) and Millie (13) who are all active in the middle school and high school programs at Peachtree. Her passion for student ministries led to her teaching children’s Sunday School classes and VBS for more than 10 years. As her children have grown, she has been able to become more involved in the Legacy Adult Sunday School class, having served as president, community relations and membership chair.

Margaret McAskill grew up in the Presbyterian Church as the daughter of a Presbyterian minister. She is an Atlanta native, a graduate of Presbyterian College and earned a Master’s degree from the University of Georgia. Margaret joined in 1989 and has been active in adult Sunday School, the Chancel Choir, has taught VBS and children’s Sunday School, has served on various church committees and on the Session. Margaret has been married to John for 16 years and they have three sons, George (14), David (11) and Will (8) who are active in the student and children’s ministries. She is a CPA and works for AT&T.

Keene L. Reese has been a member for 9 years. He has previously served as an Elder and is a member of the Heritage Sunday School class where he and his wife, Chrissy, were class presidents. Keene has been a Stephen Minister and co-facilitated a Disciple Bible study and completed Disciple I and II as a student. He is a board member of The Barnabas Group which equips Christian ministries in business practices. Keene is with Jones Lang LaSalle, a national commercial real estate services company, where he serves as a Director with focus on tenant representation for office users. He and Chrissy, have two children, Shannan Hill, and Keene Jr, and are proud grandparents of five grandchildren, Hunter and Annie Hill, and Keene III, Lucy, and Emma Reese from Blufton, S C.


CONGREGATIONAL MEETING August 11, 2013 David L. Robertson, Sr. and his wife, Beth, have been members for over 25 years. They have two sons, David and Charlie, who have grown up at Peachtree and remain active members. His parents, Doris and Ernest Robertson, are regulars at the 8:45 service. David has previously served as an Elder and chaired the Property Committee and served on the Evangelism Committee. He is the co-chair/founder of the Atlanta Insurance Ministries – a workplace ministry for the insurance industry. David is a native of Atlanta and went to the University of Georgia and has graduate degrees from Emory and Georgia State. He is the Managing Director for Wells Fargo Insurance Services.

William D. Schaeffer, Jr. joined in 2007 and is a greeter, Ironmen table leader and a member of the Heritage Sunday School class, serving as president for the past 2 years. He is active in Peachtree’s Global Mission Ministry and this summer went on his fifth mission trip to Ecuador to build homes for the poorest of the poor. A graduate of Bucknell University, Bill has 40+ years of operations and quality assurance leadership in the healthcare industry. He was recruited to Atlanta in 2003 to run the American Cardiovascular Research Institute which merged with St. Joseph’s Health System. He serves on the Board of InVasc Therapeutics and the Alumni Association for Kappa Delta Rho. He and his wife, Linda, have been married for 37 years and have one son, Matthew, who lives in Denver with his wife and son.

Mary Ellen Snodgrass, a native of Athens, Alabama, moved to Atlanta in the 1970’s and taught early childhood education in DeKalb County for nine years. She and her husband, John, have been married for 33 years and members since 1981. They have raised their three grown children, Mary Frances, Caroline and JP at Peachtree. They welcomed their first grandchild, Mary Jane, into the family in November 2012. While her children were young, Mary Ellen taught VBS for 13 years. Today she is active in Presbyterian Women and has held the offices of moderator, community mission leader, and circle leader. She was selected as a Life Member of PW in 2010. John and Mary Ellen have been members of the Credence Sunday School class for many years. For the last 12 years she has been a member of Disciples Bible Study, where she currently leads the Outreach committee. She also enjoys serving on the Wedding Guild.

Beth Stevens was raised in an active Peachtree family. She was married to Rick in the Sanctuary 29 years ago and they have three children Taylor (26), Kelly (24), and Blake (21). Beth and Rick are active in the Partners in Faith Sunday School class and the Stevens family worships in the Summit contemporary service. Beth says she “has been blessed by a legacy of faith at Peachtree.” As a part of sharing her faith she has served in a variety of ways with children, youth, and adults. She is currently involved with mentoring women through the church and serves on the board of Bethany Christian Services, an agency that handles adoptions worldwide. She is a returning Elder.


Wendy Turner, a returning Elder, grew up a member of St. Stephens Presbyterian Church in Irving, Texas. Wendy joined Peachtree along with her husband, Harold, in 1999. She and Harold moved to Atlanta from Houston in 1997 and live in Sandy Springs with their 2 children – Maddie (14) and Austin (11). Wendy is a graduate of Texas Tech University and is currently employed at Turner Broadcasting in Media Software & Services. She has served as chair of the Ministries of the Congregation committee, member of the Community Ministries committee, director of Vacation Bible School and president of the Breadbreakers Sunday School class. Wendy has also taught adult and elementary Sunday School classes.

Emily Veazey has lived in Atlanta since 2007 and has been a member for four years. Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Emily attended The University of Texas where she earned a degree in Communications. Upon graduation she moved to Washington D.C. where she worked in fundraising and events planning, holding positions at both The White House and the Pentagon. Emily is now the owner of Live Oak Events planning both corporate and private events. She is an active member of MOPS and the Explorers Sunday School class. Emily and her husband, Marcus, live in Atlanta’s Lake Claire neighborhood with their three girls, Marjorie (5), McNeill (3), and Gray (2).

Howard Young is a native of Atlanta. He attended First Presbyterian Church in his youth and joined Peachtree with his family in 1982. He is the son of Bill and Jane Young. He and his wife, Becky, have been blessed with three daughters, Coley (27), Laura (25), and Jana (21). He is a graduate of The Lovett School and The University of Georgia. He has spent his entire career with General Wholesale Company. Howard has served two previous terms on the Session and is looking forward to the opportunity to serve in this capacity again.

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