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Sept 15 - MICAH Public Meeting 

MICAH’s second public meeting is Sunday, September 15 at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church (620 Parkrose Rd., Memphis 38109). We will have a large group attending from Idlewild. If you want to join the Idlewild carpool, we will be leaving the church parking lot at 3:30 p.m. Details at Contact: Sara Dorrien-Christians, 726-4681 ext. 242, MORE INFO.


Sept 15 - Youth Parents Social

The Youth Parents Social is today, 6:00-7:30 at Pyro’s Pizza in Midtown. This is for parents of QUEST and BASIC youth. Food and drinks can be purchased by going through the line. Youth Ministry Committee members will be present to welcome everyone.


Sept 17 - PW Fall Gathering

The women’s fall gathering is this Tuesday evening, Sept. 17, at 6:00 in Montgomery Hall. All women are invited for fellowship and fun! The Presbyterian Women gathering will include meeting the new CAFE leadership and learning about their success this year. Dinner is $8.


Sept 28 – Mid-South Pride Fest

The Mid-South Pride fest is Saturday, Sept 28 . Come by our booth (155) to participate in an art project and other activities. The festival is 10:00 to 5:00 at Robert Church Park (4th and Beale). Make signs and posters and march in the parade at 1:00 with the Presbytery-wide group. Contact Chad Braddock at or 901-907-9757 with any questions. And wear your Idlewild t-shirts.


Sept 28 - Young Family Fellowship

Young family fellowship is Saturday, Sept. 28, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. This is for families with children JK (4 years of age) and younger, and older siblings are welcome. Hosts are Meghan and Ben Clark (134 Grove Park Circle, 38117).


Sept 29 - Family Fellowship for SK-5th graders

SK–5th grade family fellowship is Sunday, Sept. 29, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Hosts are Melody McAnally and John Lawrence (675 Center Dr., 38112).


Oct 1, 8, 15, 21 – Hope Women’s Circle

The Hope Circle will have a four week series on Tuesdays, October 1, 8, 15 and 21, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the church parlor. All women are invited. The topic is Vantage Point of Aging in Women, facilitated by Sally Thomason. If you would like Hope Circle added to your Realm profile, please contact the church office.


Oct 5 - Midtown Legal Clinic

10:00 a.m. to Noon
Idlewild Presbyterian Church

Free & Open to the Public

In collaboration with Memphis Area Legal Services, Idlewild is hosting a neighborhood legal clinic Saturday, October 5. Volunteer attorneys and paralegals will offer advice and council to members of our community who need assistance with civil (not criminal) legal problems. This is not an evangelical event. People of all faiths are welcome. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS. 


Oct 8 - Hope Circle begins

Hope Circle will meet four Tuesdays in October (not on October 29), 4:30- 5:30 p.m. in the church parlor. The topic, Vantage Point of Aging in Women, will be facilitated by Sally Thomason. All women are invited. If you would like Hope Circle added to your Realm profile, please contact the church office.



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