Upcoming Events

 

Introduction to the Enneagram Workshops

Sundays, March 26, April 2, April 9, 9:30 - 10:45 a.m., Ward Fellowship Hall
The Enneagram is a personality typing system that helps to identify habits/patterns of attention and behavior. These free workshops will provide insight into your unique personality type, deepening self awareness and mindfulness. The sessions will be led by Virginia DuPre, LPC and MDiv. She has been a student of the Enneagram for 20 years. Visit her website to learn more and/or view this document for more information on the Enneagram. Though this class is free, RSVP is required by emailing virginiahdupre@gmail.com. Provide your name and email address. The deadline for signing up is Friday, March 24.
 

FriendShip Group Older Adult Ministry: Trip to the Georgia & National Archives

Tuesday, March 28, 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Meet at the Youth and Activities Building to ride the Glenn bus. Make sure to bring a photo ID. $5 per person for a box lunch catered by Tscharner Dickerson. RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson.
 

Covenant Choir Concert: The Tale of the Three Trees

Wednesday, March 29, 6:30 p.m., Ward Fellowship Hall
"Once upon a mountain top, three little trees stood and dreamed of what they wanted to become when they grew up..." Based upon an American folk tale, this musical tells the story of Jesus' life in a timeless way. Our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders are hard at work preparing this special performance. Admission is free. All are welcome! Come out and support our young singers.
 

Eggcellent Saturday

April 8, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
All are welcome to this free afternoon of Easter fun—community-wide Egg Hunt at 4:00 p.m., games, face painting, bouncies, food and more. Please bring a box of cereal or canned goods as a donation for Intown Food Pantry. Want to volunteer to help with Eggcellent Saturday? We need you! Sign-up here. Contact Rev. Susan Pinson.
 

Palm Sunday

April 9, 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and The Gathering at 5:00 p.m.
Celebrate Jesus' triumphant entry into Jerusalem as we begin Holy Week.
 

Maundy Thursday Service

April 13, 7:00 p.m., Ward Fellowship Hall
Join us for a service that marks the beginning of the great Easter celebration. In the gospel according to John, Jesus washes the disciples’ feet and ordains the Lord’s Supper with the words, “Do this in remembrance of me.” Worship will be led by The Gathering and communion will be celebrated. Childcare provided.
 

Good Friday Tenebrae Service

April 14, 6:30 p.m., Sanctuary
Join us for a somber and reflective service of prayer, song, and Scripture readings. In this service of Tenebrae, or “Darkness,” fourteen readings from the Gospel according to John are read, and a candle is extinguished after each. The darkness slowly grows and the congregation departs in silence, meditating on the passion of Christ. Childcare provided.
 

Saturday Easter Vigil

April 15, 7:30 p.m. outside the Sanctuary
Through what is traditionally called the Paschal Triduum, the Church remembers and celebrates Christ’s last meal with his disciples, his crucifixion, and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. The Great Easter Vigil is an ancient service that normally took place between sunset on Holy Saturday and sunrise on Easter Morning. Join us in remembrance of the Lord’s Passover.
 

Easter Sunday

April 16

7:15 a.m. - Sunrise Service
Join with our Emory Wesley Fellowship students on the front lawn for a short service (about 30 minutes) that will "tell the old, old Story" through song, Scripture, meditation, and prayer as we greet the rising of the sun.

8:30 a.m. - Worship
A traditional Easter service that joyfully celebrates the resurrection of Christ and features The Chancel Choir accompanied by trumpets and timpani. The service ends with an invitation for members of the congregation to join in singing Handel’s magnificent “Hallelujah Chorus.”

9:15 a.m. - Easter Brunch & Sing-a-long
All are invited to the Ward Hall for a special time of fellowship and food. Bring your favorite brunch treat to share (no nuts please). Easter crafts will be available for children.

10:30 a.m. - Special Music begins
A half hour of sacred pre-service music is provided by Dr. Timothy Albrecht, Glenn and Emory University Organist, accompanied by trumpeters and timpanists. 

11:00 a.m. - Worship
A traditional Easter service that joyfully celebrates the resurrection of Christ and features The Chancel Choir accompanied by trumpets and timpani. The service ends with an invitation for members of the congregation to join in singing Handel’s magnificent “Hallelujah Chorus.”
 

Atlanta Boy Choir in Concert

Saturday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., Sanctuary
The Grammy Award winning choir of over 75 boys, led by founding director Fletcher Wolfe, is back for another spring performance at Glenn. All are welcome. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased through atlantaboychoir.org/tickets.
 

Confirmation Sunday

April 23, 11:00 a.m. worship
After learning about the Christian faith, discipleship, and United Methodist theology and polity, our 7th grade youth will publically claim their faith and join the church. Join us in support and celebration of this special occasion.
 

FriendShip Group Tour of WSB-TV Channel 2 News Studio

Tuesday, April 25, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Join with our older adult ministries for a tour of the WSB Television & Radio Group. $20/person – includes tour, transportation, and a box lunch. Hopefully Glenn’s own Richard Belcher will be able to stop by and say hello! RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson; 404.634.3936, ext. 103.
 

Youth Sunday

April 30, 11:00 a.m.
Youth Sunday is an annual favorite service: worship featuring youth-led music, prayers, liturgy, and reflections by graduating seniors. Don’t forget your tissues! Former Glenn youth Ellie McQuaig will preach at the 8:30 a.m. service.
 

Costa Rica Trip Recap

Sunday, April 30, 12noon
Join us in the Ward Hall as we share a typical Costa Rican meal, photos, thoughts, revelations, and highlights of the April 1-6 trip to Costa Rica shared by 22 Glenn members. RSVP to Lynn Speno if you plan to attend.
 

5th Annual Arts & Eats Fundraiser

Sunday, April 30, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Atlanta History Center
Arts & Eats is an annual fundraiser benefiting Snack in a Backpack and Intown Collaborative Ministries. Enjoy food, silent and live auctions, entertainment and a wall of wine! Tickets are $100 per person and you can purchase them here. The early bird rate of $85 per person is offered through March 31. Contact Deborah Marlowe if you would like to donate items for the auction, volunteer at Arts & Eats, or if you have any questions.