The Christmas Season and New Year celebrations are now behind us.  It’s time to step up and keep those resolutions we made or goals and objectives we desire to fulfill.  Hopefully one of your commitments is attending Church and Bible Study faithfully.  Whether “In-person” or Online, there’s a place for you at Marietta First Church of the Nazarene.  This email will give all the information necessary to attend our services this weekend as well as a list of prayer requests.



10:00am – Ladies ZOOM Meeting – go to www.mariettanaz.com and scroll down to meeting info and click on.



9:00am – Children’s Online Sunday School Class (contact kierssism@gmail.com) for info., or go to above website.


9:30am – Adult Sunday School – Bible Class with Rocky Joyner.  This weeks’ lesson will focus on, “The Lord of New Beginnings” from Mark 1:1-20.  These lessons are encouraging, inspirational and thought provoking.  This Class is LIVESTREAM ONLY and can be found at website mentioned above.


11:00am – Morning Worship Service – Join us IN-PERSON or via LIVESTREAM (above address).  Be prepared to join in on some great music with songs that will speak to your heart.  This Sunday I’m presenting the focus of our Church for this next calendar year.  Our theme is, “The Church With A Heart” (Welcomes YOU).  What this type Church looks like will be defined in the message.  “The Church With A Heart” involves you and your everyday activities.  Join us this week to see how it all works.



Rick Pensa – gentleman in Paulding Hospital with COVID.  Starting to breathe on his own, but still on ventilator.

Dolly – Maria Gadberry Brand’s mother – lives in Philippines and suffering from blindness, Alzheimer Disease or severe dementia.  Maria has two sister’s helping her, but is unable to travel herself at this point because of COVID.

Mark Cooper – breathing improving, but still has a long way to go.  Has appreciated your prayers. (Devotional family).

Heather Fletcher – receiving chemo treatments.

Carissa – granddaughter of Pastor Clyburn. Has COVID, pneumonia and bronchitis.

Gloria Pennell – serious lung and breathing problems.

Scott Creasy – waiting for results of biopsy.

Bob Smallman, Kathy Coleman, Bob Kutas, Ed Huff, Cris Williams, Diane Hill, Natalie Matthews and others that come to mind.

Colden – 5 year old boy with acute T-Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia (from Devotional family).

Pray for our Nation, its leadership and all Americans.


Pastor Carnes

Marietta First Church of the Nazarene

4341 Dallas Highway

Marietta, Ga 30064