Antioch Weekly Updates - September 6, 2019
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Antioch African Methodist Episcopal Church
765 South Hairston Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30088
4730 Elam Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Rev. Vandy C. Simmons ~ Senior Pastor
To love God and God’s people in word and deed.

To be the church in the community for the community.  A church that is growing spiritually, numerically, and financially.  A church that has vibrant ministries that impact our community for the glory of God.

What happened on February 2, 1862 in black history?
(For Answer, see bottom of newsletter)

Sermon Notes

Surviving a Storm
Genesis 6:8-22; 8:13-14

1. Make sure you are covered.
2. Do your part.
3. Let God do His part.
4. God will see you through the storm.
Sunday, September 15, 2019 @ 3PM
St. John AME Church
1158 Coleman Street
Atlanta, GA 30310
Rev. Anthony Slaughter, Pastor

Sunday, October 13, 2019 @ 3PM
Poplar Hill AME Church
623 Poplar Hill Rd
Covington, GA 30014
Rev. Nicolene Durham, Pastor
David W. Wilson Bible Institute
Pastor's Bible Study - Tuesdays at 7PM
Antioch Manor - Every Wednesday @ 11:30AM
Married Couples Bible Study - Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday @ 7PM
Women's Bible Study - Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday @ 7PM
Young Adult Bible Study - Every 4th Monday at 6:30PM

Gathering of Brothers: Preparing to touch, teach, and transform a generation!
Every 4th Thursday @ 7PM
Luke 6:31
"Do to others as you would have them do to you."
First Sunday Worship and the Honoring of our Minister of Music, Bro. Cord Franklin Jr, for 10 years of service to Antioch
are in partnership together for community outreach and engagement.
(Please "Like" their Facebook page)

To sign up for CodeRED weather and emergency notifications in
DeKalb County, please click HERE
Congratulations to the New Leaders!!!!
2019-2020 Conference Year

Hayes, Norman, Pro Tem
Barnett, Michelle
Bentley, Dale 
Brantley, Clinton
Brooks, John
Brown, Alicia
Butts, Kristi
Cathey, Jackie
Cousar, Vernal
Ford, Dot
Fortenberry, Vanessa
Gamble, Sharon 
Goodson, Ron
Green, Paul
Lucy, Paula
Lucy-Wilson, Ethel
Millines, Monica
Norwood, James
Preston MaryLee
Phillips, Ron
Primus, Lorita
Reese, Dorothy
Robinson, Glynn
Rodgers, Rosalyn
Russell, Zenobia
Scott, Robert
Sibert, Marvin
Simmons, Annie
Smith, Felicia
Stembridge, Charlie
Watkins, Darryl
Williams, Carolyn

O'Dell, Howard, Pro-Tem
Bradford, Anthony
Battiste, Jackie
Boglin, Oscar
Brown, David
Butts, Marvel
Carter, Danny
Edwards, Kevin
Favors, Melvin
Gamble, Kendall
Gamble, Lynnise
Guinyard, Mitchell
Hardy, Janice
Hayes, Nikki
Johnson, Ron
Lee, Maquentia
Lewis, Keith
Lockhart, Bryan
Maddox, Beverly
Mitchell, David
Parker, Willie John
Russell, Bernard
Shorter, Felicia
Simmons, Romeo
Simon, James
Smith, Abraham
Sneed, Edward
Thomas, Desi
Thomas, William
Williams, Charles
Willis, Norman
Sons of Allen Rev. Conrad Barnett
Women Missionary Society Deanne Rogers
Young People Division (YPD) Ashley Bensinger
Health Ministry Dr. Jackie Davis
RAYAC  Shalaila Clark
Debutante / Master Commission Leslie Vaughn
Lay Organization Alfreda Brooks
Stewardess Inez Wheat
Athletic Ministry Derrick Jones
Class Leaders Deborah Mitchell
Courtesy Guild Beverly Maddox
Greeters Debbie Roby
Dance Ministry- In Spirit and Truth Annette Simmons
Daughters of David
Liturgical Dance Group (Youth)
Shalaila Clark
Shyrne Crawford
Nursery Toi Carter
Pastor's Aide Bd. Jasmine Jackson
Performing Arts Pat Harrell
Seniors in Action Karen Green
Social Action Rhonda Taylor
Culinary Melvin Favor
Public Relations Dana Jones
Bereavement Beverly Maddox
Tech/Media Ministry Chad Hunter
Helping Hands Ministry Romeo Simmons
Veteran Outreach Howard O’Dell
Marriage Ministry Tiffany & Ed Sneed
Care Ministry of Encouragement Gilda Knowles
Steward Board Norman Hayes
Trustee Board Howard O’Dell
HOME Rosa Greene
Social Media Nicole Pagan/Tigner Rand
Choir Presidents  
      A. G. Baker                       Christine Green
      Gerideau Cynthia Fields
      H. S. Smith Sanctuary Piper Washington
      Male Chorus Ron Goodson
      T. J. Flanagan Joi Comer
      Eula Youngblood (Youth) TBD
      Sunbeam Julanda Wilson
      Bell Choir Sarah West
Usher Board Presidents  
      Cooper Usher Bd. Darryl Watkins
      Henderson Usher Bd. Ethel Wilson
      Simon Usher Bd. Mary Lee Preston
      Youth Usher Bd. Patricia Wiggins
      Wicker Usher Bd. Arthur Anderson
Evangelism Annie Simmons
Antioch Housing Care Ministry Barbara Stewart
Girl Scouts Patrice Taylor
Boy Scouts Melvin Favors
Antioch Child Care Rudine Freeman
CDC Marvin Aikerson
If interested, please contact Rev. Garland Higgins
at or 860-916-7298.
Christian Debutante Master Commission (CDMC) 
African Methodist Episcopal Church
Rites of Passage Ceremony
(Boys and Girls)

Parents and Commissioner Meeting
Saturday, September 28, 2019

Big Bethel AME Church
220 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Divisions of the CDMC
Debutante-Master Division: Graduating Seniors
Sub-Debutante Master: Ages 13-17
Junior Allenites: Ages 9-12
Pre-Junior Allenites: Ages 5-8
Toddlers: Ages 3-4
Cradle Roll: Ages 6 months - 2 years
For more information, please contact Sis. Leslie Vaughns at 404-863-1903 or
10AM - 2PM
Antioch Childcare Development Center
4730 Elam Road, Stone Mountain
Infants-PreK & Afterschool Program

(around corner from the church)
Antioch Manor Estates
Senior Housing Community
4711 Bishop Ming Blvd, Stone Mountain 

(2 miles down S. Hairston Rd towards Covington Hwy)
Each Tuesday of the month:  
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Each Thursday of the month:  
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Each 3rd Saturday of the month:  
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Volunteers are also welcomed during these hours.  If you are available, please call or text Olu at 678-510-6964 or email her at
Wednesdays at 7PM

Worship Service Times
Sundays 7:30AM and 10:00AM
9:00AM-10:00AM - Breakfast
10:00AM-11AM - Youth Church every 2nd and 3rd Sundays
11AM-Until - Sunday School Classes
Adult Sunday School Classes begin promptly at 9:30AM

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Please remember those who are in the process of healing as well as those who are bereaved.

Black History Trivia
ANSWER: The District of Columbia abolished slavery on Feb 2, 1862
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