1ST ANNUAL LAKE COUNTRY BLUEGRASS JAMBOREE

Bluegrass music in the Lake Country! Headliners Monroe Crossing will be  bringing their entertainment to town on January 21, 2017.  The event will be held at the Greensboro FUMC, at 4741 Carey Station Rd. From 4:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

MONROE CROSSING CONCERT BEGINS AT 7:00 PM 

LOCAL BLUEGRASS BANDS WILL PERFORM FROM 4:00 PM UNTIL 7:00 PM 

THERE WILL BE A MEAL CONSISTING OF 

BBQ WHOLE HOG FROM GA BUTTS 

AND ROASTED OYSTERS PREPARED BY 

JAMES PRESSLEY AND AARON BAXENDALE.

SIDES INCLUDE BEANS, COLESLAW,

BREAD, BEVERAGE AND DESSERT

TICKETS FOR MEAL MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE.

TICKETS FOR MONROE CROSSING CONCERT MAY BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR FOR 7:00 PM SHOW

TICKET FOR MEAL AND MONROE CROSSING CONCERT…$50

TICKET FOR MONROE CROSSING CONCERT…$20.                                                             

                                                          

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Reunion Group Activities

PROMISEKEEPERS  SERVING AT JULY 2016 GATHERING

The Promisekeepers Reunion Group served a DELICIOUS Spaghetti Supper at Wesley Chapel UMC on July 10th.  The Oconee River Basin Emmaus Community is extremely grateful for their service.

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The Oconee River Basin Walk to Emmaus Community has a new Reunion Group

The “Women of God” Reunion Group is in the process of establishing mutually agreeable meeting times and dates.  The Group will meet at Freedom Church in Milledgeville, GA.  The contact person for the Group is currently Kathy Martin.  At this time there are five members.  It is such a blessing when ORBEC members come together in new Reunion Groups.  The Emmaus Fourth Day principle is alive and well in the Oconee River Basin Walk to Emmaus Community.                            SC

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The Gazebo Guys and their Gals had a lovely Valentine’s dinner on

Tuesday night, February 9, 2016.  They had a great time and wished 

everyone could have been there.

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Welcome to ORBEC

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We are the Oconee River Basin Emmaus Community, and we are dedicated to those who are interested in strengthening their relationship with Jesus Christ, good news to those who are interested in serving God in this community, and a resource to those that are spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

ORBEC currently has one Men’s and one Women’s Walk to Emmaus per year in the Spring.  All of the Walks take place at the beautiful Rock Eagle 4-H facility in Eatonton, GA

Pray For Our Walks #13 & #14

The ORBEC Prayer Vigil still has openings just waiting for you to sign up to wrap Walks #13 & #14 in constant and consistent prayer over the next two weekends.  Currently the Men’s Walk Prayer Vigil has openings for 73 prayers for the Pilgrims, the team, the staff of Rock Eagle and the families of those serving and attending .  The Women’s Walk currently has 94 openings.  Please sign up  now.

De  Colores                                                                                                                  SC

Fourth Day Blessings

 

KAIROS-FOURTH DAY BLESSINGS

Kairos is the extension of the Walk to Emmaus which focuses on those of God’s children who are imprisoned. Several men and women in the Oconee River Basin Walk to Emmaus Community are active in the Kairos Ministry in prisons within Georgia.

Some of the ORBEC men who are on a Kairos Team tell the story of “Cowboy”. He accepted Christ on Kairos Weekend #13 at Washington State Prison. He claims to have been a soul mate of Satan up until that time. He’s now a free man again and walking tall and strong with the Lord. He was paroled in December 2015.

These ORBEC members had the pleasure of spending time with “Cowboy” on Saturday, January 23rd. They were blessed to be witness to what has transpired in his life. He couldn’t stop giving praises for all the doors that have been opened to him. His church has embraced him, his neighbor has given him a job (albeit, a seasonal one) and even takes him back and forth to work. He is living at home with his mother in a small travel trailer, and anyone can see the Lord is living in him.

This group of men praises God for the redemption of “Cowboy”, and they ask that the Oconee River Basin Walk to Emmaus Community remember him in prayer as he continues his walk with the Lord. They joyfully continue this Fourth Day ministry, knowing that there are more like “Cowboy” who are in need of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

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About Sponsorship

Sponsorship

                                        

          The Blessings of Sponsorship

Sponsoring a Pilgrim is a win, win situation..  The Pilgrim certainly wins as he or she gets to walk closer with our Lord and Savior.  The Sponsor wins, too, as there is no better feeling than having helped someone to strengthen their faith.

It is never too soon to think about sponsoring a Pilgrim on the Walk to Emmaus.  We need to prayerfully consider the sponsorship of someone we care about, someone we want to have what we gained on our Walk to Emmaus; Someone we want to have that wonderful feeling we felt as we walked closer to Jesus; Someone who we will have helped to have a joyous, richer Christ-filled life.  Do Pass It On!

De Colores 

Clif Smith, Board Sponsorship Servant  

(Please print both pages of Sponsor Form)

Sponsor Forms

Sample Agape Letter                                                                                                    

 

Source: About Sponsorship