The Lantern

For the week of October 28


Sunday, October 28

9:45 a.m. - Sunday School

11:00 a.m. - Worship

Wednesday, October 31

Food Pantry Preparation

6:30 - Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

Thursday, November 1

10:00 a.m. - Food Pantry Distribution

To see a detailed calendar of upcoming PCR events, click on this link:

To submit an event for the calendar, call or email the church office.


Come join us this Sunday in the Narthex and help us to celebrate Dr. Greg McMinn. It is the 25th anniversary of his ordination. Sunday school will let out a little early so we hope to see all of you then.

Prayer Concerns

Newest concerns are at the top of the list

Bob Barget, recently passed away, remembered by family and friends of Conyers Pres. Church

Antwan Toney, Gwinnett County police officer, recently lost performing his duty

Emmett Kennedy, friend of Mike Sager, has stopped chemotherapy for throat cancer, will continue with radiation

Larry Corry’s sister-in-law, Hilda Corry, passed away October 11th . She was a member of Madison Presbyterian Church (memorials made be made to the Madison Presbyterian Building Fund)

Sophie, 20 year old friend of Nesbitt family, Cystic Fibrosis, not eligible for a transplant and now in hospice care

Robert Stephens, friend of PCR, has recently been diagnosed with bladder cancer.

Albert Chapel has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Clay Bloodworth. Cathy Leonard’s cousin’s 19 year old son, has been moved to a rehab center in Pensacola, FL.

J.T. - Friend of the Sagers, is being deployed to Afghanistan.

Ernie Grant, Elaine White’s friend, diagnosed with esophageal cancer

Tom George, diagnosed with kidney cancer and awaiting a liver transplant

Art Viohl, former LPC member, Parkinson’s

Eddie Campbell

Anita Fralick, friend of PCR

Spencer Boyd, brother in law of Joan and Phil McMullan, undergoing treatment for cancer

Dr. Karen Jordan, former coworker of Shawn Gales, breast cancer

Ed Mather, friend of Gloria Samut, has rapidly progressing early onset Alzheimer's

Jay Sager, Mike Sager's father, health concerns

Michael Thames, friend of Shawn Gales, diagnosed with Leukemia

Chip, friend of Mike Sager, cirrhosis of the liver

Avery White, Elaine’s brother-in-law, health problems

Lillie Curry, Brenda Gales’ aunt, recovering at home

Sonya, niece of Kenneth Jenkins, fighting breast cancer

Doug Switzer’s daughter, friend of Mike Sager, melanoma

Our neighbors in need who have received food from PCR’S Food Pantry

Shut Ins: Jean Ghee, Louise Hanekamp, Doris Kirby, Jane McMillian, Virginia Nicholson, Emelyn Sexton, Evelyn Spivey


Update on Silent Auction Bids

The current bid on the fall basket is $100. Contact Heather Potter for on-line bids at 404-867-1689.
The current bid on the Stained Glass is $300. Contact Heather Potter for on-line bids at 404-867-1689.

Congregational Meeting-Nov. 4th

Join us immediately following worship for the Congregational Meeting for the purpose of electing the Elder Nominating Committee.


Great news! We made $624.50 on the bake sale. A big thank you to all who baked and ate.

We do have two items that are still being auctioned off. Please pass on the information to anyone who might be interested in bidding.

Shoe Box Luncheon - Nov. 4th

After worship, we will enjoy a chili lunch and then we will be packing Christmas shoe boxes. Don't forget to bring you items and place them in the basket under the Shoe Box Poster. Please bring your items October 28th if possible so they can be sorted prior to the November 4th luncheon.

Veterans Day

November 11th is the day we honor our veterans, past and present. We have the list from 2017. If you would like to honor another veteran, please submit name and branch of service to the church office.

Invitation from Smyrna Presbyterian

Smyrna Presbyterian Church would like to invite Conyers Presbyterian Church, and Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection members to our Military Appreciation Luncheon on Sunday, November 11, 2018 following our 11:00 am worship service. We will have an Honor Guard, short program, lunch, and music. The event will be held in the Dining Hall at Smyrna Presbyterian Church, 2920 Highway 212, Conyers, GA 30094.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, November 6, 2018 to, or 770-483-8962.


It's that time of year when we make plans for Advent and Christmas. If you want to purchase a poinsettia in honor or in memory of a loved one, get your order in by Sunday, November 25th. The cost will be $10 each. Make your check payable to PCR, with a memo that it is for poinsettias. Proceeds go to the Worship Committee. Forms will be available on November.

About PCR

Sunday School- 9:45 a.m.

Worship- 11:00 a.m.

We are a welcoming, caring congregation, strong in fellowship and faithfully committed to worshiping God. Traditional in organization and open in worship, our mission is to share the love of God by serving our neighbors, whether we meet them around the corner or around the world.

Dr. Greg McMinn, Pastor