Pumpkin Patch Hours & Sales
Now thru October 31
Come get your pumpkins! The patch is open Mon-Fri, 12 - 2 p.m. & 4 - 8 p.m.; Sat, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sun, 12 - 8 p.m. All sale proceeds support Youth Missions. Volunteers are needed! Sign up for a time slot selling pumpkins in the patch here.
Glenn Hoops Basketball Registration is Open
Now thru November 3
Time to register for the 2017-2018 season, with games in December, January, and February. Leagues are available for both boys and girls, 3rd—12th grade, and the cost is $150 per child (or $135 with a 10% early bird discount thru Sunday, October 15). Coaches and volunteers are needed, too. Learn more and register here. Contact Rev. Blair Setnor.
Stewardship Season: "Share the Treasures of Your Heart"
Sundays, October 15 - November 12
Relationships. Learning. Service. Tradition. Gifts. These are some of the many treasures we experience as a community of faith. Join us to explore these themes together in worship, and consider how we can support and embody what we treasure so deeply.
Branan Towers Women's Soup-N-Shop
Wednesday, October 18
Help us collect nice, gently used clothing for the women at Branan Towers Senior Living. This annual event enables each of the women of Branan Towers to "shop" for new clothes as a gift and enjoy a soup lunch together. Underwear, socks, and plus sizes are especially appreciated. Drop off any donations at Glenn or Branan Towers by Friday, October 13. Contact Diane Bryant.
Glenn Emory Day
Sunday, October 22
Gather with us as we celebrate our shared connections with Emory. Candler intern Kristen Wright will preach at 8:30 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. worship and the North Georgia Conference's bishop, Sue
Haupert-Johnson, will preach at 11:00 a.m. worship. All Emory faculty are invited to wear academic regalia and join in the opening processional. Join us for lunch on the grounds after worship - please bring a nut-free side dish or dessert to share.
FriendShip Group Fellowship Lunch at Athen’s Pizza House
Tuesday, October 24, 11:00 a.m.
Join with older adult ministries for good food and fellowship. Dutch-treat. RSVP by October 22 with Dorothy Chitwood at 404.325.0898 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trunk or Treat @ Emory Village Open Streets
Sunday, October 29, 2:00 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. Free! But all are invited to bring a nonperishable food donation for our local food pantry of Intown Collaborative Ministries. Donations of candy and trinkets needed for the trunks, as well as decorated CAR TRUNKS. Sign your car up here!
Mother’s Morning In
First Thursdays, 10 - 11:30 a.m. at Amerson House
November 2 and December 7
Glenn is partnering with Kimberly Broerman, Spiritual Director, to offer monthly, kid-free gatherings for moms in need of connection, care, and a space to nurture your own needs and desires. Share in the joys and struggles of being a mom, then engage in dialogue about a topic related to self-care and wise parenting. Each session is $20 per person. Register with Kimberly.
Middle School Youth Retreat
Friday, November 3 – 5
Join us for an amazing weekend away at Camp Glisson in Dahlonega, GA. Please pack a pillow, sheets/sleeping bag, towel, and layers of clothing to play in. Optional suggested items: Bible, journal, flashlight, and a few dollars to spend. Parents welcome (and go for free!) - just email Blair! Cost is $115, or payment plan due October 18. RSVP by emailing Blair no later than October 18.
All Saints’ Sunday
November 5, all 3 services
On this special Sunday once a year, we honor those saints in our congregation that have gone before us. Join us in remembrance of the deceased by calling their name, lighting a candle and ringing a bell for each saint in worship.
Prayer Writing Workshop
Sunday, November 5, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Room 422
Join us for another workshop led by Rev. Barbara Day-Miller, former Dean of Worship at Candler School of Theology. The focus will be on crafting prayers for the season of Advent. No specialized knowledge or experience is required, and potential prayer writers of all ages are welcome. Sign up with Ginger Smith, Chair of the Worship Committee.
For the final Sunday of our Stewardship Season - "Share the Treasures of Your Heart" - we will pledge our gifts to Glenn for the upcoming year. Bring your pledge card to worship, and enjoy food and fellowship opportunities after each service.