Wednesday Nights at Glenn Kick-off
August 23, 5:30 p.m., Ward Hall
The excitement of summer will be winding down, but Wednesday Nights at Glenn will be just getting started! Reconnect with your Glenn family over blue grass music from the Druid Hills Billys and a spaghetti supper, followed by after-supper offerings at 6:30 p.m., : Children's choirs and childcare, Joyful Noise Toddler Music, Emory Wesley Fellowship, Youth Fellowship, Yoga, Women’s Small Group, and two new small groups - check out the Wednesday Nights at Glenn page for more information.
Diapers and Dinners Baby Shower for the Pinsons
Wednesday, August 23, 6:30 p.m., following Wednesday Night Supper in the Ward Hall
Rev. Susan, Mathew and Elizabeth are preparing to welcome a baby boy to their crew,
let's help stock the changing table and their dinner options, too!
Diapers (up to size 5) and wipes of all brands and sizes;
a home-cooked meal or giftcards also make for nice surprises.
(And if you just can't help but buy sweet baby clothes, gently used or new clothes size 6 months and up for baby Henry are welcome.)
All are welcome!
Women's Night In: Exploring Authenticity and Boundaries
Thursday, August 24, 7:00 p.m., home of Sara McKlin
Women of all ages and stages, join us for an evening together navigating messy life in community. Conversations led by Rev. Lindsay Geist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Light refreshments provided. For more info and to RSVP, contact Rev. Susan Pinson.
High School Fall Retreat to Camp Glisson
August 25 - 27
Join us on our annual trip to Camp Glisson and Retreat Center! This year's theme is "inside out." Cost is $115, sibling discount of $90 per child. The deadline to sign up and pay/make a payment plan is Wednesday, August 8. Email Rev. Blair to sign up and confirm your spot.
Snack in a Backpack Fall Kick-Off
Thursday, September 7, 7:00 p.m., Ward Hall
Come and pack meals for over 250 local school kids who need supplemental food on the weekends when away from school. Volunteers for the fall are needed in a variety of roles. Contact Deborah Marlowe if you are interested in helping.
Good Neighbor Day
Saturday, September 9
Each year, hundreds of Glenn members and friends join together for a day of community service. Many types of projects are available - from beautifying a neighborhood park to doing crafts and visiting with our friends at Branan Towers Senior Center - and most are family-friendly. Click here for a list of project sites and sign-up!
Young Adult Ministry- Fall Sunday School Kickoff Party
Saturday, September 9, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Briarcliff Woods Beach Club
Join your Glenn Next Community young adults to reconnect after the summer break and kick off our new Sunday School semester. All ages are welcome....including kids or those who feel they no longer qualify as young adult! Feel free to enjoy a dip in the pool after a hard day's work for Good Neighbor Day. We encourage a $5/per person donation to cover guest fees and the reservation of the pavilion. Food for the grill, snacks, and drinks are also welcome. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Moms’ Mini Retreat
Sunday, September 17, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m., Amerson House at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church (1790 LaVista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329)
Come relax and renew with other mothers in a nurturing & empowering space. $30 – includes lunch. Led by Kimberly Broerman, Spiritual Director. More information to come. RSVP with Rev. Blair Setnor.
FriendShip Group Trip to the Federal Reserve Bank
Tuesday, September 26, 10:00 a.m.
RSVP and security clearance paperwork due by August 25!
Join us for a tour of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta on Peachtree Street. RSVP to Rev. Susan Pinson.
Children's Concert Series: African Drumming
Sunday, October 1, 4:00 p.m., Sanctuary
Glenn School for Young Children is pleased to announce a Children's Concert Series beginning this fall. The first in our series of three concerts will feature Amy Jackson and the Conundrums performing West African drumming. The second concert will be Sunday, January 21 at 4:00 pm and feature world renowned organist, Dr. Timothy Albrecht. Our third concert will be Sunday, March 18 at 4:00 p.m. with Cynthia Shepherd and Jim Gibson performing favorite Disney songs. Wiggles are welcome at each 30 minute concert which will be of special interest to preschool and elementary school children and families, but open to all ages and the community. Admission will be $10/person (or $30/family). All proceeds will support Glenn School for Young Children.
Glenn Family Camping
October 6 - 8, Roosevelt State Park
Get away to the outdoors for the weekend with your Glenn friends. $20 per family (payable to Glenn by cash/check/online), plus $5 parking pass per car (pay & pick up upon arrival at camp office). For non-camping folks, book at the campground Cottages or nearby Callaway Gardens. We will be at the Pioneer campsites (sites 3 & 4) of the campground off Hwy 354. For more information and to RSVP, contact Bethany Eyrich.
Pumpkin Unloading and Pizza Party
Wednesday, October 11, 5:30 p.m.
All hands on deck to unload the truck of pumpkins for the patch! And then enjoy pizza together for dinner. All sale proceeds support Youth Missions.
Trunk or Treat @ Emory Village Open Streets
Sunday, October 29, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
This year, our annual Trunk or Treat event will take place at the 5th Annual Open Streets at Emory Village. Bring your decorated car trunk down to the village and enjoy a cappella and choral music, face painting, tasty treats from Village businesses, and a performance by our own youth choirs and The Gathering band.