Antioch Weekly Updates - March 13, 2020
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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.

Who was the first African-American nurse to serve in the US Navy and one of 4 African-American nurses to serve active duty in World War II?
(For Answer, see bottom of newsletter)

Sermon Notes

A Blessing During Dry Times
1 Kings 17:7-16

1. She was available.
2. She was industrious.
3. She allowed her faith to overcome her fear.
Pastor Simmons' Preaching Engagements
Sunday, March 22, 2020 @ 3PM
Mt Pleasant AME Church
223 Fayetteville Rd
Palmetto, GA 30268
Rev. Viola Parker, Pastor

Sunday, April 26, 2020 @ 3PM

Allen Temple AME Church
1625 Joseph E. Boone Blvd, NW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Rev. Dr. Susan Buckson, Pastor
David W. Wilson Bible Institute
Pastor's Bible Study - Every Tuesday @ 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 1st and 3rd Tuesday @ 6:30PM

In Him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.
John 1:4 NIV
Second Sunday Worship
Congratulations to Sis. Nakai Simmons!!
Nakai Simmons won first place for public speaking out of 322 youth, grades 7-12, that participated in the District Project Achievement contests in March.  
All leaders and ministry heads are required to attend
Gwen Ifill pins on sale for $12.00 by the Lay Organization.
Pre-orders will begin on Sunday, March 8th
Dear AME Members:
to attend the 51st Quadrennial Session of the AME Church!!!
Observer Registration DISCOUNTS are still available!!!
The 2020 General Conference will take place
July 8-15, 2020 in Orlando, FL.
Please click on the link below to access the Observer Registration website:

Please Note:  Upon registration hotel rooms will become available to the registered person.
Observer Registration Fees:
$120 – January 1,2020 – March 31, 2020
$125 – April 1, 2020 until start of Registration At 2020 General Conference 
Note:  AME Member Card is required for discount
If you have not registered for a Member Card click on the link below to get one:

Student with Valid ID:
$50 – Increases to $60 at site of the General Conference

Youth – (Age 5-18):
$25 – Increases to $35 at site of the General Conference
Commissioner Steve Bradshaw's Meetings
Breaking ground for the new Oakhurst Medical Center
Having a great dialogue at the
2nd Annual Pastor's Round Table Breakfast

DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is accepting applications for seasonal summer employment opportunities such as food monitors, camp counselors, recreation assistants and bus drivers until March 31.

Applicants must be 18 or older unless applying for lifeguard or pool manager positions. Lifeguards and pool managers are required to be 16 or older. Proof of current certification from American Red Cross or other nationally recognized aquatic training programs is required for all aquatic positions. All applicants selected will be required to successfully complete a criminal background check prior to employment.

To view available positions or complete an application, visit DeKalb County’s job search portal by going to, select "How Do I," then select "Apply for Jobs."

For more information, contact LaShanda Davis, Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs public education specialist, at 404-371-3643 or

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

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

Monday - Friday

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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: Phyllis Mae Dailey
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