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Ministries

Acolytes
Youth and Adults alike can serve the Lord at All Saints as Acolytes during the worship services. Participants rotate through different responsibilities: Crucifer, Torch Bearer, Banner Bearer and sometimes Thurifer. If you are interested in serving as an acolyte, please contact the church office at 770-486-5374 for the next acolyte training session.

Altar Guild
Members of the Altar Guild prepare for the church services and care for the altar linens, candles, wafers, chalice, wine, priest's vestments and anything else necessary for worship. They also prepare the altar for weddings, funerals, and baptisms. Team members share other responsibilities such as purchasing vestments, linens, and other supplies as needed. Please contact Bess Davis or Ann Richards through the church office at office@ptcanglican.org or 770-486-5374.

Flower Guild
The Flower Guild provides the church with beautiful flower arrangements throughout the year. Its members follow the pattern set up for the church year by the readings for each Sunday and by the liturgical season. Each week the readings have a theme -- a message that ties them together. The clergy use this theme as a starting point for the sermon; the musicians use it for making selections; and the flowers often reflect that theme. Sometimes the theme does not translate in a visual way, so the flowers will highlight the dedication or the color for that liturgical season. Other times, the arrangements may just represent a joy to the glory of God. The Flower Guild is open to all who would like to learn about flowers. Please contact the church office at office@ptcanglican.org or 770-486-5374.

Greeters
We greet parishioners and visitors upon arrival at All Saints with a smiling face and show God’s hospitality to all. We assist visitors with child care needs and if necessary explain the service bulletin and aspect of our Anglican worship. We desire to be a warm first impression of All Saints and strive to:” Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality.” Rom 12:13. Please contact R.C. Rover or office@ptcanglican.org or 770-486-5374.

Good News Club
Good News Club is a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship in which trained teachers meet with groups of children in schools, homes, community centers, churches, apartment complexes, just about anywhere the children can easily and safely meet with their parent's permission. Each week the teacher presents an exciting Bible lesson using colorful materials from CEF Press. This action-packed time also includes songs, Scripture memory, a mission story and review games or other activities focused on the lesson's theme. The purpose of Good News Club is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church for Christian living. Please contact Ellie Rover through the church office at 770-486-5374.

Holy Stitchers
The Holy Stitchers group meets twice a month on Saturday mornings to create prayer shawls, lap/wheelchair afghans, machine-sewn quilts for wounded veterans, crocheted and knitted baby blankets and baby sweaters. Yarn and materials are provided along with all the help you need. What we make is distributed through agencies in the community and a military rehabilitation center in Texas. Learn a new skill or work on something you are making. Share a cup of tea and create. For more information, please contact Lori Overson through the church office at 770-486-5374.

Hospitality
The coffee gathering after the Sunday morning service is important to allow time for fellowship. Members and visitors can enjoy the delicious food and beverages provided by the church. Looking ahead and anticipating Church membership growth, we want to ensure that new members and visitors continue to feel welcome. We strive to avoid burdening the same people repeatedly; therefore, we are encouraging each ASAC family to prayerfully consider participating at least one Sunday every two months. All that is required is setting up food and coffee before the service as well as clean up. Please call Kim Hickmott through the church office at 770-486-5374 for more information on how you can participate.

Lay Readers
This group presents the word of God, as contained in the Old and New Testaments, to the members and attendees of All Saints during Worship services. They also present the chalice to those taking Communion. Please contact Phil Kelley at 770-463-5293 or office@ptcanglican.org

Music
The Choir at All Saints is an integral part of an evolving music tradition of joy and excellence in God’s service that seeks to participate in and transform our worship through the power of music. The choir sings music from around the world and across the centuries, from Anglican chant and canticles, to pieces by both traditional and contemporary composers.

The All Saints Praise Band - great music, great songs, great worship …Our ensemble of instrumentation and vocalists features modern praise music and renditions of other popular hymns. With a unique combination of vocalists, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, percussion and other instruments; our praise band delivers engaging and uplifting song and worship for all musical tastes. Our praise band members are a composite of all ages and come with various musical backgrounds. The combination of these talented individuals is a true blessing to All Saints. Our praise band is a wonderful asset and performs at least once a month at Sunday worship services and on other occasions. Our Music Director and pianist, Shannon Bryan, brings a wealth of instructional talent and experience to All Saints. Please contact Shannon Bryan through the church office at 770-486-5374.

New Member Committee
With the growth of All Saints, an organized ministry to address the special needs of new members & visitors to the congregation has been formed. We are encouraging those who feel called to this ministry to help out in any number of ways: folks to greet and welcome visitors; people to follow up with letters, cards, packets, or phone calls; people to help with special newcomer socials, just to name a few. You are invited to participate in any way you feel God is calling you. Please contact R.C. Rover through the church office at office@ptcanglican.org or 770-486-5374.

Prayer Chain
The Emergency Prayer Chain is a vital part of our ministries. When the need arises, we contact those on the chain and pray for whatever need there might be. Please contact Pauline Bonura or the church office at 770-486-5374.

Public Relations & Marketing
The Public Relations & Marketing Ministry advances the vision of All Saints by encouraging, promoting, inspiring and equipping us to further advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the community and to the glory of God. We hope to win people by presenting the Gospel of Jesus. In addition to ministering to people coming to us, we want to take the ministry to the people. We want to take the Gospel from within the walls of our church to the lives of those to whom we come into contact. If you are talented in writing, graphic design, social media, multi-media presentations or web design, then this team may be a place for you. Please contact Jane Carter through the church office at 770-486-5374 or office@ptcanglican.org.

Soldier Care
The Soldier Care ministry at All Saints expresses gratitude to the soldiers serving our county by sending cards and care packages to soldiers serving in both combat and non-combat areas throughout the world. We solicit donations of items to send to the troops serving overseas. Please contact Fred Smith through the church office at 770-486-5374.

Sonshine Helpers
This ministry offers support to members who are ill, shut-in, or in need of temporary assistance. Families in need are contacted to find out what can be done to support them (i.e., meals, driving to appointments, visiting, running errands, doing chores, or providing simple nursing care to those in need of a little extra help). Please contact Julie Barry through the church office at 770-486-5374.

Ushers
This group smiles, greets, and hands out weekly church service bulletins. They check environmental conditions before services and assist in seating, counting attendees, presenting the bread and wine and directing an orderly procession to the Communion rail. They take up the offering and are available for the needs of any attendee. They spruce up the pews after each service. Please contact David Schafer through the church office at 770-486-5374.