EASTERN STAR CHURCH NEWS
       
December 14, 2014 - December 20, 2014
REVISED December 15, 2014

Worship Times!!! Our Worship Service and Sunday School times will be as follows:

9:15 A.M. - Northeast Campus, Fishers Sunday School: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
10:45 A.M. - Northwest Campus, Cooper Rd. Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
12:15 P.M. - Main Campus, E. 30th St. Sunday School: 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 Noon

 

JEWEL Childcare/Preschool
is now enrolling!
6 weeks to Pre-K
For more information please call
(317) 591-5055


Our mission is to provide a loving, nurturing, safe and healthy Christian environment that maximizes the learning potential of children.

JEWEL Childcare/Preschool admits students of any race, color, nation and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin.

“Train up a child in the way he should go… Proverbs 22:6”

Attention: Eastern Star Church Family, Friends, and Visitors: JEWEL Childcare Preschool is ENROLLING for the 2014-2015 school year AND they are NOW offering a PART TIME ENROLLMENT PLAN for infant and toddlers beginning January 2015! Call (317) 591-5055 to set up a tour and enroll your Jewel today!

Membership Data Update DRIVE! Is Your Membership Record Current? Have you had a name, telephone number, e-mail change  or Have you moved within the past 6-12 months?    if you have had ANY changes; Please help us keep mailing costs down by completing a Member Update form located at the Ushers Station or online Help us to support you in the very best way we can. All  Personal Data is kept Confidential. Thank you.

Did You Know?If we inactivate your membership because of returned mail, we inactivate everyone connected to your household so that we do not waste postage by continuing to mail you and your family envelopes and information.

Eastern Star Church is on Streaming Faith! You can view the entire 12:15 service LIVE on Streaming Faith, the largest streaming broadcaster! Simply tune your web browser to the following link, http://campus.316networks.com/eastern-star-church/ create a username & password and you are all set! Tell your family and friends locally and across the miles to join us in worship LIVE each week!

If you are interested in joining Eastern Star Church and was unable to respond at invitation, please call 591-5050, ext. 117 and talk with Minister Wynesia Jackson to share your interest in joining.

Garden on the Go® brings fresh, affordable fruits and vegetables to our neighborhood-- Come out on Tuesday, December 16,  11:00am-11:45am, Eastern Star Church, 5750 E. 30th St., Indianapolis, IN. (West side of building-Banquet Room Entrance).   Garden on the Go® accepts: Cash, debit, credit and food stamps.

Eastern Star Church...Volunteers are needed at our Northwest Campus for Parking and Security Ministry! If you are looking to serve God and get involved in ministry, please consider becoming a Security and Parking Volunteer. Stop by the Parking/Security Ministry recruitment table (at the NW location only) for more information or email kford@easternstarchurch.org.

Volunteers Needed! If you have a desire to serve at the Fishers, Northeast and Northwest Campuses in 2015, we are specifically looking for your assistance in the following areas: Photographers for Baptism, Baby Dedication assistance, Baptism lineup assistance, administrative support in typing of certificates for Baptism. Please contact Lisa Spidle at lspidle@easternstarchurch.org if interested. Training will be provided in January at the Main Campus.

Christian Education Department Hiatus. In keeping with our tradition of sabbatical leave and rejuvenation, please be advised that we will NOT have Sunday School Classes or Saying I Do Classes, December 21 and 28, 2014. This is in effect for ALL three-campus locations.  All Classes will resume on Sunday, January 4, 2015. See you next year!

Youth Ministry Hiatus!  The SALT Youth Ministry and Children’s Church will be on hiatus Sunday, December 7, 2014 through Wednesday, January 14, 2015.  All youth ministries will resume on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 for the New Year.  To all of our parents and students, we wish you many blessings in the coming New Year and remember, Jesus IS the reason for the season!

JEWEL Bible Bookstore Holiday Sale! The Holidays are upon us! Put JEWEL Bible Bookstore on your list to stop in and purchase your gifts! Need boxed cards for Christmas? We have a wide variety for all. Our in store MUSIC, BIBLES, BOOKS AND GIFTS are on SALE NOW, but show and mention this bulletin announcement to receive an additional 10% off of your total purchase! Please note:  JEWEL Bible Bookstore will be closed on Wednesday, November 26 and reopen on Thursday, November 27after Thanksgiving service. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

The Music Ministry is seeking volunteers to assist with the worship and song display at the Main and NW Campuses. Computer experience requested; software training will be provided. If you are someone eager to serve, then we need you!  Contact Sherri Garrison at sgarrison@easternstarchurch.org to express your interest!

The 2014 Youth Christmas Formal with Eastern Star Church SALT Youth Ministry, New Beginnings Youth Ministry, and Light of the World Youth Ministry will be Sunday, December 21, from 8:00 p.m. - midnight, at Light of the World Christian Church, 4646 North Michigan Road 46228. The cost is $10.00 per student and the attire is semi-formal(pink color scheme for breast cancer awareness).  Tickets available at the door.

Ring in the New Year with Praise! Get ready for a powerful time of praise, worship, and reflection at our New Year’s Eve celebration services, Wednesday, Dec. 31 at 12 Noon (Main Campus), 6 p.m. (Fishers Campus), and 8 p.m. (Northwest Campus)! In addition, be sure to bring the kids! Children and Teens will enjoy dynamic praise and worship, a relevant message tailored for them, food, and fellowship! Children’s Service (Preschool - 3 year old potty trained thru 5th Grade) will be held in the Northwest Campus-Youth Wing at 8 p.m. and Teen Service (Grades 6 and up) will take place in the Northwest Campus-Chapel at 8 p.m. So, come out, bring the family, and PRAISE your way into the New Year! Attire: Casual.

2014 Contribution Statement. As we strive to be better stewards of Kingdom resources, Eastern Star Church is attempting to reduce paper usage by forwarding your contribution statements via email.  Please provide us with a current email address, in order to ensure that you receive your statement.  If you do not have the capability to receive your statement electronically, please contact Pat Flowers at pflowers@easternstarchurch.org, to arrange to receive your statement.  There is no form to be completed; statements willbe automatically sent via email.

Baptism:  There is no sign-up necessary however; you must have completed a New Member Enrollment Form. For more information, please call the New Member Information Line at (317) 591-5390 press 3, then 5 or visit www.easternstarchurch.org; you must be a member of Eastern Star ChurchMen & Boys:  Solid White T-Shirt, black full underwear (no bikini) and white socks. Women & Girls: Solid black undergarments, e.g. undershirt or bra, full underwear (no bikini or thongs), full-slip, white socks, and a white shower cap (optional). White shirt, pants, or gown provided. Please bring a dry set of undergarments. For more information, please call the New Member Information Line at (317) 591-5390 press 3, then 5 or visit www.easternstarchurch.org  A white shirt & pants or gown will be provided.  Please bring a dry set of undergarments.Check-in for baptism candidates begins at 4:00 p.m. the CUTOFF time for check-in is 4:30 p.m.  

A Photo And Certificate Will Be Available For Pickup In The Chapel After Service. If these items are not picked up, please call the Main Campus (317) 591-5050 and make arrangements pick up from the Receptionist Desk.

Members Only - No Baby Dedication Celebration in December 2014 or January 2015 ! Mark your calendars for Sunday, February 22nd  Please visit the Eastern Star Church website  www.easternstarchurch.org  click the member services tab; then click on baby dedication form or email lspidle@easternstarchurch.org. Please provide the baby’s full name, date of birth, hospital, parent’s names, and a valid e-mail addressAll family members and guests are to arrive no later than 11:45 a.m. for reserved seating privileges.

The Barnabas Ministry is looking for men & women who are passionate about helping new members get connected to Christ and Eastern Star Church. Members are required to serve at least one Sunday a month, attend monthly ministry meetings and contact new members during the week. If you are interested, talk with a Barnabas steward or call the Barnabas Ministry Hotline @ 591-5390, press 8, then 6.

Health/Wellness throuch December 12, 2014 Activities Begin! Let’s Get Active!(Main Campus):

Fitness track (Walk, Run) Mon, Tue, Thurs @ Main 6:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.

For more information, contact Cecil Sinkfield, 317-591 5050 x 159 or email

For monthly and weekly events, refer to the 2014 Calendar.