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July 15, 2018

A Strange Engagement Party Ezekiel 16

8:45 | 10:00 GATHERING AS GOD’S PEOPLE Prelude O God, Our Help in Ages Past Prayer of Adoration Leaning on the Everlasting Arms Sacrament of Baptism Jesus Shall Reign* Life of the Congregation Pastoral Prayer & Lord’s Prayer Jesus Paid It All Praise God from Whom All Blessings Flow


A STRANGE ENGAGEMENT PARTY Ezekiel 16 (Pew Bible 1303–1307)

FOLLOWING GOD INTO THE WORLD Be Thou My Vision Invitation & Benediction Postlude

Congregational songs are listed in bold italic.

* In the 8:45 & 11:15 services, children are invited to come forward and be escorted to their classrooms.


All Creatures of Our God and King Cornerstone Baptisms Life of the Congregation* Pastoral Prayer All My Hope


Dr. Mark Brewer Interim Associate Pastor

Reckless Love Invitation & Benediction Postlude

If your young child needs attention during worship, live broadcasts of each service are available in the Williams Center and the Nursing Mothers & Infants Room off the Williams Center.

Life of the Congregation

SUNDAY MORNINGS August 19, 2018–May 5, 2019

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS August 22, 2018–May 8, 2019


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BACKPACK DRIVE Through July 22 Help a child get ready for school. Donating a backpack supports vulnerable children to get a great start on the upcoming school year. Supply lists are available online.

100 BOOKS TO RENEW & REFRESH Engage with great literature during the summer! Each week, we are publishing the Top 10 books from ten categories. Books for each week can be purchased in the Williams Center or Lodge Café.

LIFE LESSONS FROM THREE KINGS Sundays in August | 10:00–11:00 am Join us for a time of sharing and learning life lessons from the first three kings of Israel. We invite all Sunday school classes or those who may be looking for a community.

GRIEFSHARE New Group Begins August 13 Everyone carries brokenness. Share your grief in a faith-based support group, and let others help you discover the work of art God can make with your brokenness.

Baptisms 8:45 Greyson Stewart Hoffman Son | Born: 9/8/17 Parents: Katherine & Jordan Hoffman Grandparents: Becky & Stewart Johnston; Kelly & Ralph Webb Great-Grandmother: Virginia G. Johnston 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.

10:00 Felix Edward Christiansen Son | Born: 2/26/18 Parents: Mary Frances & Eric Christiansen Siblings: Mary Jane (5); Anders (3) Grandparents: Carolyn & Daniel Christiansen; Mary Ellen & John Snodgrass MATTHEW 5:14–16

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.

Shepherd Beeson Miller Son | Born: 10/19/17 Parents: Anna & Chris Miller Siblings: Emmett (3) Grandparents: Ed Miller; Jane Miller; Rick Sargent; Ruthann Sargent 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.

Elliot Ovida Olsen Daughter | Born: 11/6/17 Parents: Kate & Mark Olsen Siblings: Hampton (3) Grandparents: Suzanne & George Cox; Emily & Eric Olsen; Mary Ovida Vickers & Bill Ellis; Rodney Vickers MATTHEW 5:14–16

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.

Claire Kennedy Tillis Daughter | Born: 1/19/18 Parents: Danielle & James Tillis Grandparents: Theresa & Scott Russell; Susie & Michael Tillis JEREMIAH 29:11

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

11:15 Reynolds (Reyn) Lee Ellis Son | Born: 7/2/17 Parents: Lacey & Jeffrey Ellis Grandparents: Carol & Steve Ellis; Kitty & Terry Keeling PROVERBS 3:1–4

My son, 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 Theodore (Teddy) Andrew Johnston Son | Born: 1/5/18 Parents: Kristin & Cody Johnston Siblings: Sawyer (2) Grandparents: Jil Elzey; Sandy & Hank Hall; Bruce Johnston; Ed Mathias 1 SAMUEL 1:27–28

“I prayed for this child, and the LORD has granted me what I asked of him.So now I give him to the LORD. For his whole life he will be given over to the LORD.” And he worshiped the LORD there.

BAPTISM AT PEACHTREE At Peachtree, we celebrate both infant and believer baptism. For infants, baptism marks the official beginning of the partnership between the church and the family to raise the child as Jesus’ disciple. When a child is baptized, the parents make a profession of faith on behalf of their child. As the parents claim that Jesus is their Lord and Savior, they also make commitments to raise their child to know Jesus Christ. In baptism, a child becomes a part of the church family, but they must one day make their own decision to follow Jesus Christ.

Requirements • The child being baptized must be 18 months of age or younger. • At least one parent must be an active and local member of Peachtree Presbyterian Church. • At least one parent must attend a Baptism Workshop prior to the Baptism Sunday selected (even if prevously attended for another child). To register your child, visit:


Just as families keep in touch about joys and sorrows, our church family at Peachtree wants to do the same. During your prayers this week, we ask you to lift up these people to God.

BIRTHS Henry Matthew McCullan 6/23 Brianne & Matt McCullan

MEMBER DEATHS Charles Clark 7/3 Husband of Sharon Clark

FAMILY MEMBER DEATHS Edward Coy Williams 7/2 Father of Matt Williams; Father-in-law of Meg Williams Grandfather of Shug & Sybil Williams

To submit Milestones for you or a member of your family, contact Celeste Cody at 404-842-5853 or


An acolyte plays an important role in our traditional worship, bringing the light of Christ into the service and leading us out into the world to be the light of Christ. Today’s acolytes:

8:45 Rees Thompson

Prayer Ministry Sunday morning flowers may be dedicated in the memory or honor of a loved one or to commemorate a special occasion such as a baptism. For details or to reserve a date, contact Marsha Sims at 404842-3146 or MSims@

One of the ways in which we are able to live into our mission as a church of joining Christ daily in the restoration of all things is through the act of prayer. Each Sunday, members of our congregation are available to pray with you at the foot of the cross in the Sanctuary. A dedicated team of prayer warriors pray for all of Peachtree’s prayer requests. Groups gather throughout the week to join together to offer God praise and thanksgiving while also lifting up the needs of our church, our community, and the world to the Creator. The Prayer Ministry invites you to join in praying for Peachtree and each other. As Charles Spurgeon said, “We know not what prayer cannot do.”

CONTACT Rev. Scott Tucker Interim Associate Pastor

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