Antioch African Methodist Episcopal Church
 
765 South Hairston Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30088
4730 Elam Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Rev. Vandy C. Simmons ~ Pastor
 
 
Officers for 2017-2018 Conference Year
Effective August 1, 2017
 
Stewards
Dr. Nathaniel West, Pro-Tem
Dale Bentley
John Brooks
Warren Cannon
Jackie Cathey
Shaunette Crawford
Dot Ford
Sharon Gamble
Mitch Guinyard
Norman Hayes
Jasmine Jackson
Ron Phillips
Dorothy Reese
Zenobia Russell
Marvin Sibert
Annie Simmons
Anna Ugochukwu
Darryl Watkins
Carolyn Williams

Alternate Stewards
Clinton Brantley
TaKeena Cochren
Vernal Cousar
Monica Millines
James Norwood
Nicole Pagan
Felicia Smith
Tommie Smith
Charlie Stembridge
Ethel Wilson
Troy Wilson
Rachel Young

Emeritus: James Alexander, Don Knuckle, Helen Smith, Jean Swafford, James Tucker, Calvin Washington, Walter Williams, Mary Woodruff
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Trustees
Anthony Bradford, Pro-Tem
David Brown
Greg Carter
Kevin Edwards
Melvin Favors
Kendall Gamble
Ron Goodson
Janice Hardy
Nikki Hayes
Howard O'Dell
Glynn Robinson
Bernard Russell
James Simon
Romeo Simmons
Desi Thomas
Will Thomas
Charnita West
Norman Willis
Sam Wilson

Alternate Trustees
Edward Sneed
Lynnise Gamble
Cynthia McDaniel
Rocky Sharper
Charles Williams
Beverly Hoke
Jackie Battiste
Maquentia Lee
Charles Carpenter
Tigner Rand
David Mitchell
Abraham Smith

Emeritus: Willie Greene
Ministry Officers for 2017-2018 Conference Year
 
Minister of Music - Cord Franklin
Church School Superintendent - Hope Richardson
Head Usher - David Brown
Christian Education Director - Rev. Garland Higgins
Courtesy Guild - Beverly Hoke
Greeters - Debbie Roby
Dance Ministry - Donna Dummett
Youth Dance Ministry - Shyrne Crawford
Nursery - Toi Carter
Pastor's Aide Board - Jasmine Jackson
Performing Arts Ministry - Corrine Williams
Seniors in Action - Jean Swafford
Class Leaders - Deborah Mitchell
Social Action - Rhonda Taylor
Culinary Ministry - Melvin Favors
Public Relations - Calvin Washington
Bereavement Ministry - Annie Dickson
Grief Ministry - TBA
Media and Technology - Chad Hunter
Hands Up Ministry - Romeo Simmons, David Mitchell
Sons of Allen - TBA
WMS - Deanne Rogers
YPD Director - Melisha Robinson
Asst YPD Director - TaKeena Cochren
Debutante/Masters Commission - Rev. Shirley Daniels
Lay Organization - Alfreda Brooks
Stewardess Ministry - Inez Wheat
Athletic Ministry - Derrick Jones
Veteran Outreach Ministry - Howard O'Dell
Marriage Ministry - Tiffany & Ed Sneed
Encouragement Ministry - Tigner Rand
AG Baker Choir - Lucille Sharper
Gerideau Choir - Regina Gillis
Sanctuary Choir - Hope Richardson
Male Chorus - Ron Goodson
TJ Flanagan Choir - TaKeena Cochren
Eula Youngblood Choir - TBA
Sunbeam Choir - Julanda Wilson
Handbell Ministry - Sarah West
Usher Boards:   Cooper - Darryl Watkins
                          Henderson - Ethel Wilson
                          Simon - Mary Lee Preston
                          Youth - Slety Davis
                          Wicker - Arthur Anderson

 
 
 
Pastor's Sermon Notes

The Importance of Availability
Genesis 22:1-14

1. Abraham made himself available for the test.  vs1
2. Abraham made himself available to go through the process of the test.  vs10-12
3. Abraham made himself available to complete the test, and was able to declare Jehovah Jireh (God will provide).  vs13-14
 
PASTOR'S PREACHING ENGAGEMENT
Sunday, July 23, 2017 @ 4PM
Summer Hill AME Church
1981 Kingston Rd NE
Rome, GA 30161
 
 
David W. Wilson Bible Institute
Adult Bible Study - Every Tuesday @ 7PM 
Antioch Manor - Every Wednesday @ 11:30AM
Youth Bible Study (ages 3-18) - Every Tuesday @ 7PM
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 2nd Tuesday @ 7PM

Gathering of Brothers: Preparing to touch, teach, and transform a generation!
Every 4th Thursday @ 7PM
 
THE ROAD IS PAVED AT THE ELAM LOCATION!!!


One of Antioch's major projects has been completed!  The road has finally been paved at the Daycare and Elam Road location.  We want this at South Hairston as well so that means we have to dig a little deeper!!
 
 
 
"HERE WE GROW AGAIN" SERIES
**ALL NEWLY APPOINTED AND ELECTED OFFICERS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND**
All Antioch members, in particular the LEADERS, are encouraged to attend a series of workshops on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 10AM-2PM,  The topics are Church Growth, Social Action, Christian Education, and Handling Money God's Way.   Please RSVP to Rev. Higgins at 860-916-7298 or send an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
JOIN US FOR A FUN-FILLED TRIP
TO
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA
August 22-24, 2017
Cost: $200 - includes 2 nights (double occupancy) at Courtyard by Marriott in Historic District of Savannah

Deposit Due ASAP
Final Payment - August 13, 2017
Make Checks payable to: LifeSpan Ministries
Contact Bernadette Seabrook for more information
404-387-2803
 
 
 
A.M.E CHURCH MUSIC & CHRISTIAN ARTS CONFERENCE 
August 15-18, 2017
Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, GA 
 
 
10th Annual STEMS CAREER FAIR
Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, &Services
for
Middle & Upper School Students
Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 9AM - Noon
Saint Philip A.M.E. Church
1607 Richard Allen Drive, Decatur, GA 30032
 
CONTACT INFORMATION TO REGISTER:
Voice: 404-788-0772 Fax: 404-378-5257 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Click below for registration form 
https://gallery.mailchimp.com/4abb99579bb406ca2041db9bc/files/ddee8332-9149-42d9-80c2-13264431ad43/STEMS_Reg_Form_April2017.docx
or you can pick up
Registration Forms on the table in the hallway at church
 
 
Click here to register
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-fdha-6th-annual-health-summit-registration-31716326386
 
COMMUNITY HEALTH AWARENESS
The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority Network of Care
www.FDHANetworkofCare.org
 
The Network of Care for Public Health (NOC) is a groundbreaking tool that presents a comprehensive dashboard of local health indicators and some zip code level data.  It also includes information about best practices, policy, resources and has an area for health records.
 

The Ruby Hoke Missionary Food Pantry is open each Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and each Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. It is also open the 3rd Thursday of the month for one hour (5:30 to 6:30 p.m.).  At our Elam Rd. location.  Volunteers are also welcomed during these hours.
 
 
HOUR OF POWER WORSHIP SERVICES WILL RESUME ON   WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 2017 @ 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

 

 

Monday - Friday
605-475-4700
Code: 960721#