Upcoming Events

 

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. All are welcome! RSVP to Lynn Speno.
 

Glenn Youth Choirs Spring Concert, “Set Down, Servant"

Sunday, April 30, 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary
The combined Altar and Chapel Choirs will present a repertoire of great sacred music ranging from spirituals and folk hymns to classical. Admission is free. An offering will be taken to support the youth choirs fund-raising efforts. 
 

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.
 

Glenn’s Got Talent

Wednesday, May 3, 6:30 p.m., Ward Hall
The last Wednesday Night at Glenn of the season always ends with a talent show of singing, dancing, magic tricks, and more! All ages are welcome to participate. Sign up your 2-3 minute (max) act with Rev. Susan Pinson.
 

Summer Playgroups

Monday, May 8, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
East Lake Park (Glenn School closed for Emory Commencement)

Friday, May 26, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Briarcliff Woods Beach Club ($3/person)

Thursday, June 1, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
VBS Setup & Decorating (childcare provided)

Friday, June 2, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
VBS Setup & Decorating (childcare provided)

Sunday, June 4, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
VBS Setup & Decorating (childcare provided)
 

Baby and Older Adult Recognition Sunday

May 14, 11:00 a.m. worship
All families with children born/adopted into the Glenn Church family this past year are invited to be a part of a special service honoring our youngest and oldest church members (older adult ages 90 and above are also recognized). RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson.
 

Senior Banquet

Sunday, May 21, 6:15 p.m., Ward Hall
Join us for the Senior Banquet to celebrate the gifts our Seniors in Glenn Youth have brought to our congregation and send them off well for their next phases of life. Please bring a side or sweet to share.
 

FriendShip Group Tour of Emory University’s Woodruff Library & Lunch at Cox Hall

Tuesday, May 30, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Join with our older adult ministries for a guided tour of Emory’s Woodruff Library, including exhibits All the World's an eStage: Shakespeare Postcards in a Digital Age and the To Care for Others: 100 Years of Nursing at Emory. Followed by dutch-treat lunch at Cox Hall food court. Meet at the Glenn amphitheater at 10:00 a.m. to walk over together – or a shuttle will be available. RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson; 404-634-3936.
 

Summer Lecture Series: "Theology of Hymns: Songs that Shape Us"

Sundays, June 4 thru August 27, 9:45 - 10:45 a.m. in the Ward Hall
During the summer at Glenn, our adult Sunday School classes gather together for a combined lecture series. Our series this year is "Theology of Hymns: Songs that Shape Us." We are excited to welcome another group of professors from Emory's Candler School of Theology to lead our summer sessions. We also welcome a couple speakers from around the university more broadly. Check out the lineup here.
 

Vacation Bible School

June 5-9
Please visit the Vacation Bible School page for more information and registration.
 

Summer Camp

Six week-long sessions beginning June 12, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Weekly themes are offered for 3 year olds through rising 4th graders. Children enjoy drama, “hands-on” science, clay working, cooking, nature explorations & music. Each class offers indoor free play, outdoor fun, water table play, reading and writing time, and safe socializing throughout the day. Cost for 3 year olds and older is $125 a week; Toddlers (approx. 1.5 - 2 yrs.) is $75 (M, W, F) or $50 (T, TH). Learn more here or contact director Carol Wilson.
 

FriendShip Group Volunteering at the Refugee Resettlement Shop & Lunch at Blue Ribbon Grill

Tuesday, June 27, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Join with our older adult ministries as we sort donations and stock shelves at the IRC Resettlement Shop for refugees settling in Atlanta. Followed by dutch-treat lunch at the Blue Ribbon Grill in Tucker. Meet at the Youth & Activities Building to carpool/ride the bus or meet us at 10:30 a.m. at the Resettlement Shop (2305 Parklake Drive NE Ste 100, Atlanta 30345). RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson; 404-634-3936.
 

Family Fun Day to the Biblical History Center

Saturday, July 15
Join with our Glenn Church family of all ages for traveling back in time to Bible days with a tour of a realistic ancient village, tomb, an artifacts gallery, and a fun archeological dig for children. $10/kids; $15/adults. Followed by optional dutch-treat lunch at Charlie Joseph’s restaurant in downtown LaGrange – or feel free to bring a picnic lunch instead. Meet at the Youth & Activities Building at 8:30 a.m. to carpool or meet us there at 10:00 a.m. RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson; 404.634.3936 by Thursday, July 6.