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Wednesday Nights at Glenn: Supper, Small Groups, & Children's Choirs
Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. (Supper), 6:30 p.m. (Programs)
Reconnect with your Glenn family over fellowship, music, and a good meal. After-supper offerings at 6:30 p.m. include Children's choirs (register here), Joyful Noise Toddler Music, Youth Fellowship, and Small Groups & Bible Studies (Details here).
Bootcamp Exercise Class
Wednesdays, beginning September 12, 6:30 p.m., Youth & Activities Building Gym
Join us in the Gym of the Youth & Activities Building. Led by Fitness Coach Ife Rosser, $40 for 4 weeks or $12 a class to drop-in. Details & register here.
Life after Loss - Grief Support Group
Sundays, October 7 thru November 11, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Join us in the Parlor for a 6-week grief support group offering a safe and supportive space that encourages open sharing of our stories of grief and loss. Led by Kelly Autry, MDiv, LMSW of the Care & Counseling Center of Georgia. FREE - sponsored by the Glenn Education Team. For more info and to RSVP, contact Rev. Susan Pinson.
Pumpkin Patch for Youth Missions
Pumpkin Patch hours: Weekdays, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sundays, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
What is Drawdown?
Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 p.m., Room 422
Ask Environmental Committee members, and we will tell you it's the most important and most hope-filled book you will read this year: DRAWDOWN -- The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming. Join Glenn member Stephanie Stuckey, former sustainability officer for the City of Atlanta, and Glenn Environmental Committee members in a discussion of this powerful collection of essays of the most critical environmental issues facing our world. Borrow a book from the Glenn Library or visit www.drawdown.org. Contact Lynn Speno or Jan Lichtenwalter.
Picnic & Playgroup in the Pumpkin Patch
Wednesday, October 17, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Bring your lunch and join us in the patch for fellowship & fun in the patch!
Men's Life Transition Support Group
Wednesdays, October 17 & 24 and November 7 & 14, 6:30 p.m.
Room 211. Scriptures teach that change and growth take place not in the cities -- those familiar and comfortable places in our lives-- but in the wildernesses through which we wander. Men of all ages & backgrounds are invited to join us for four Wednesday evenings for confidential sharing and support. Our group will be very informal and relaxed -- no assignments or readings -- just an opportunity for fellowship, conversation, and support for our brothers on the journey. Led by Steven Alper, JD, MDiv, MS with the Care & Counseling Center of Georgia. FREE - sponsored by the Glenn Education Team. For more info and to RSVP, contact Rev. Susan Pinson.
SIGN UP NOW: Glenn (Yard) Sale!
Saturday, October 20, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
While the regular Glenn Sale consignment for children's clothing and toys will not be held until March 2019, our shoppers & sellers don't want to miss a bargain this Fall! No tagging required - just pay your table fee and show up! All table fees will directly support Glenn School for Young Children. Click here to reserve your table LOCATED INDOORS - inside the Fellowship Hall of the Church School Building. Parking available at Fishburne deck or across the street at the Youth & Activities Building. Come shop for treasures!
New Acolyte & Crucifer Training
Sunday, October 21, 12:15 p.m.
Adults and young people (4th grade and older) who are interested in serving as an acolyte or crucifer at Glenn's 11:00 a.m. worship service are invited to join us for a training session in the choir robing room beneath the sanctuary. If you are unable to attend but are interested in serving, please contact Leslie Lawley or Colleen Golden via the church office 404-634-3936.
Trunk or Treat at Open Streets Emory Village
Sunday, October 28, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Join our Emory and Druid Hills community for a day of Fall fun. Sign up here to decorate your car trunk. Glenn Youth Choirs and The Gathering band will be performing! DONATIONS OF NUT-FREE CANDY & TRINKETS NEEDED — DROP OFF BY REV. SUSAN’S OFFICE.
FriendShip Group Older Adult Ministry: Tour of Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library
Tuesday, October 30, 10:00 a.m.
Join our Older Adult Ministries for a short bus ride across campus to Emory University’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library. We will tour the current exhibit, "History of Teaching Medicine at Emory" that highlights significant achievements and people who have built Emory’s School of Medicine into one of the top medical schools in the Southeast. Photographs, textbooks, medical instruments, and other memorabilia comprise the exhibit, drawn from the Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library’s historical collections, which include the Emory School of Medicine records, 1916–2016. Followed by lunch at the Youth & Activities Building- $5/per person. More info, questions, and RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson, 404.634.3936, ext. 103.
For those of you who missed the presentation held in the Ward Hall on September 23: Solarize Atlanta is a community-based group-purchasing campaign that makes solar more affordable and accessible for homeowners, businesses, and non-profits. Solarize campaigns harness the power of the crowd to save money while residences and businesses go green. The program is available to everyone in metro Atlanta, not just those within Atlanta city limits. Sign up for a free, no-obligation evaluation of your site at www.solarizeatl.com by October 31 to participate in this city-wide, clean energy effort. United Methodists are called to care for Creation. Let’s put our values into action by transitioning to clean, renewable energy!
Moms' Morning In
Thursday, November 1, 10:00 a.m.
At Deep Waters / Amerson House at St. Bart's Episcopal Church. Join with Rev. Blair Setnor in a circle of mamas for self-care and confidential sharing and support. $10/per person. Optional childcare provided in St. Bart's nursery with Glenn Childcare staff for $10/first child, plus $5/each additional child. Details & RSVP with Rev. Blair.
Conference Creation Care Summit
Saturday, November 3
Any North Georgia United Methodist who has an interest in creation care, sustainability or community is invited to the Conference Creation Care Summit on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Peachtree Road UMC in Atlanta. The Summit will cover our biblical call to care for God's creation and how you and your church can reflect the call to care for creation through action and participate in the national UMC Creation Care movement. Volunteers are needed to help at the event. Contact Lynn Speno or Jan Lichtenwalter to reserve your seat on the Glenn bus!
Glenn Next Community “Friendsgiving”
Saturday, November 17, 5:30 p.m., Youth & Activities Building
Young (and young-ish) adults join us for a casual meal as we give thanks for our Glenn community. Bring a nut-free side dish or dessert to share – turkey and drinks provided. Childcare staff will be available to play with kids in the gym after the meal. RSVP with Don Pollard firstname.lastname@example.org.
Glenn's Women's Retreat 2019
January 25-27, 2019
Save the date for Glenn's 2019 Women's Retreat! This year join us at the Peachtree City Hotel and Conference Center for a refreshing weekend away with friends. Details for reserving your spot can be found here. For questions, email Rev. Blair Setnor.