EASTERN STAR CHURCH NEWS
       
July 27, 2014 - August 2, 2014
REVISED July 28, 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

REMINDER – AUGUST HIATUS! There will be no:

Wednesday in The Word– Will resume September 3rd at Noon and 7:00 p.m. at the Main Campus.

Children's Church and SALT Youth Ministry -Will resume September 7th and 10th.

Sunday School and Saying I Do - August 24th and 31st - Will resume Sunday, September 7th.

 

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”

Have you movedMembership UPDATE!  if you have had ANY changes; e.g. newly married, name, address, telephone, etc.,  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.

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, July 29, 2014 at 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.

Communion & Baptism Service is on Sunday, August 3rd, New Beginnings Fellowship Church at 5:00 p.m. Our guest speaker is Senior Pastor Theron Williams from Mount Carmel Baptist Church.  Baptism There is no sign-up necessary to participate in Baptism however; 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.

Our mission at Main Campus JEWEL Bible Bookstore and Canteen is simple! Provide our members with a place to socialize, read or pray, do homework and Snack! So come on out Monday – Friday, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (access to through JEWEL Bible Bookstore before 6:00 p.m.) We have WIFI so BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)! See ESC June Chronicles page 22 for more information! 

Eastern Star Church 2014 Scholarship Awards Presentation will be Sunday, August 3rd at all Campus Locations.

The Young Adult Ministry will be hosting LIFECLASS:  Knowing Your Purpose with Pastor Johnson & Lady Sharon on Friday, August 15th, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Main Campus. If you have ever wondered how to hear from God or what God wants from you in this life, please attend this powerful session! This session is open to 18-35 yr old adults. "Friend" us on FB @ ESC_YAM for more information about our activities.  

The Young Adult Sunday School class is studying Decisions:  Seeking God’s Guidance by Donald. Workbooks can be purchased in JEWEL Bible Bookstore for $8.00. Classes are held Sundays, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. on the Northwest Campus in room W301 and 11:00 a.m.-12 Noon at the Main Campus in room J309 BC.

The Mission Is Possible!!! We would like to encourage all members to attend our 2014 Ministry Fair, which will be held on Sunday, August 24th in the gymnasium of the Main Campus from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. and will feature fun activities for children and prize giveaways for adults. Come and discover the many opportunities to share your talents and gifts with this local assembly. For more information, contact Pastor Charles Walter at cwalter@easternstarchurch.org.

Attention all Men! The Men of Purpose would like you to join us for the “Kingdom Man” Men’s Outdoor Retreat sponsored by the Mount Carmel Men’s Ministry. This retreat is based upon Dr. Tony Evan’s book & DVD Series “Kingdom Man.” Our prayer is that this retreat will move you to experience God in a powerful and life-changing way. This retreat is on Friday, August 15th through Sunday, August 17th and will be held in Corydon, IN. The cost of this retreat is $55 per adult and includes tents, food/beverage, and other miscellaneous expenses. You can register only at www.mtcarmelindy.org (click on SOW NOW). Fliers for this retreat are located at the welcome station.  

Eastern Star Church SALT Youth Ministry Fun In the Son presents – Park N' Praise at the Main Campus on Wednesday, July 29th at 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Transportation is limited. To sign up for the bus list call (317) 591-5050 ext. 112 or email Pastor Terrance Bridges at tbridges@easternstarchurch.org.

The Deaf & Hard of Hearing ministry is pleased to announce the launch of an 8-Week American Sign Language (ASL) class on Tuesday September 9th thru Tuesday October 28th. This class will be held in Room 201A/B at the main campus beginning at 6:30pm-7:45pm. Come learn basic sign language in order to better communicate with our members who are deaf and hard of hearing. The deaf ministry is committed to creating an environment in which there are no communication barriers between the hearing and the deaf community. The enrollment cost is only $25 for the entire session. If you would like to enroll in this class, please contact Pastor Charles Walter at cwalter@easternstarchurch.org.     

The Women of the Word Ministry will meet Saturday, August 9th, 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. on the Main Campus. We will be talking about the biblical character, The Samaritan Woman. For more information, contact the Women of the Word Ministry Line @ (317) 591-5390, press 6, then 3 or "friend" us on Facebook @ ESC WomenoftheWord.

Save the Date! Eastern Star Church is sponsoring a dynamic Parent Conference called "Empowering Families in a Changing World” on Saturday, September 6th, from 8:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. at the Main Campus. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Childcare will be available for children age 3 years old (potty trained) to 12 years old. Cost is $20.00 for one parent, $30 for couples. 

Marriage Mentorship Program! If you and your spouse are interested in being mentored by a seasoned married couple of Eastern Star Church then we would like you to consider enrolling in our ESC Marriage Mentor Program. Simply email Pastor Charles Walter at cwalter@easternstarchurch.org in order to get a Marriage Mentee Application Package. Once this application is completed and approved, our Marriage Mentor Coordinators will reach out to you and pair you up with a Mentor Couple. If you have further questions, please contact Pastor Charles Walter at the above email address.

Attention Married Couples! The Eastern Star Church Marriage Ministry is now on Facebook! Like us @ Eastern Star Church Marriage Ministry and find out about the upcoming events happening within this ministry. “Like” us today!  

Members Only - August Baby Dedication Celebration! Mark your calendars for Sunday, August 24th at 12:15 p.m.   Please visit the Eastern Star Church website at 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 July  2014 Activities Begin! Let’s Get Active!(Main Campus):

Fitness Track (Walk, Run)

Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays

6:00p.m - 9:00p.m.

Co-Ed softball

Games Saturdays 

4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7:00pm
Line Dancing Mondays  $5 cost 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.

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

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