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111-November 15

Support Foster Families This Christmas

Volunteers and Items needed for the 111 Project Christmas Party WHEN: Saturday, December 17, 4:00-6:00 (set-up begins at 1:00) WHERE: St. Monica’s Catholic Church It’s time once again to help make this the most wonderful time of the year for our Gwinnett county foster children. This event is always a huge blessing for our local…


Christmas Eve Service Announced!

  Christmas Eve will be here in just over a month!  This December 24th, we’ll be celebrating and welcoming in Christmas with one combined “family” service at 5:30pm in the Theater.  Nursery-care will be provided for children under the age of 2.  Because Christmas is on a Sunday this year, we will not have Sunday…


ALTAER Christmas Formal 2016

Are you ready to celebrate Christmas? Who is ready for a festive evening of dinner, games, and friends? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then you need to sign up for the ALTAER Christmas Formal. Christmas Formal will be happening this year on Dec 21 and we will be meeting at the…


Pursuing Peace in the Chaos of Christmas

  “Peace on earth” is the mantra of the season and is what Jesus brings, but sometimes it can feel like Christmas is the least peaceful time of the year. With the shopping, wrapping, decorating, wish lists, tacky sweaters, the Christmas treats you have to make (and eat), and the numerous Christmas parties at school,…

RK Along the Road Square

December Along the Road Parent Podcast

Give our short, 3 minute December podcast a listen for a glimpse into our Lights, Camera, Christmas unit and simple, practical ideas for leveraging time at home this Christmas to focus on the real reason for the season. Read the accompanying parent resources post about pursing peace in the chaos of Christmas here.


How does ice skating under the stars sound to you?

One Starry Night Family Fun Night Coming up on Sunday evening, December 4th from 5-7pm, we are going to have a special “family night out” together with “One Starry Night”, a night of fun, fellowship, ice-skating and a surprise or two at the Sugar Hill Ice Skating Rink together.  The cost is only $5 per person! …