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).
Visit The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and The Legacy Museum
Saturday, April 27
Join with members of Glenn’s Racial Justice Caucus for a day trip to Montgomery, AL to experience The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, America’s first national memorial dedicated to the victims of racial terror lynching. The trip will also include a visit to The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration. More info can be found here.
Spiritual Life Retreat
Retreat, March 22 -24
8th - 12th grade youth are invited for an amazing weekend away, March 22nd - 24th (DATE CHANGE) at Camp Covecrest in Tiger, Georgia. We'll gather Friday evening at 5:15 p.m., eat pizza at the Youth And Activities Building and then head out. We'll return on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. to the Youth and Activities Building. To sign up, simply email Rev. Blair Setnor. Cost: $120, sibling discount of $105, pay online (coming soon!) HERE, or via check memo line: Name & HS Retreat
Pack: bedding, pillow, towels, clothes to run around in, journal, Bible, pen, bug spray, sunscreen, and feel free to bring games/balls for playing out/indoors.
Prepare and Serve Lunch at the Trinity Table
Sunday, March 24, 11:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.
We will need 10-12 volunteers (must be at least 13 years old) to help provide, prepare and serve a hot meal at Trinity Table. We will be paired with the administrative staff at Action Ministries who will be responsible for to go meal bags and help with the serving. We are in need of food and monetary donations to purchase items that are perishable and more economical to purchase in bulk for the meal. Our menu will be a Sloppy Joe sandwich, coleslaw, potato salad, chips, fruit, lemonade and a sweet. Contact Diane Bryant for more info or go to tinyurl.com/trinitytable2 to sign-up today.
Glenn School Spring Open House
Wednesday, March 27, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Thinking of enrolling your child in preschool for the 2019 - 2020 school year? This Open House is an excellent opportunity to meet the wonderful teachers and see their classrooms. Learn more here.
FriendShip Group – Tour of The Temple
Thursday, March 28, 10:00 a.m.
Join with our older adult ministries for a visit to The Temple in Midtown Atlanta, one of American Judaism’s most historic religious institutions. Founded in 1867, it is the city’s oldest and most diverse synagogue. Recently, The Temple was named by Newsweek Magazine as one of the most vibrant and dynamic Jewish congregations in the country. For a century and a half, it has built a tradition of social justice work and a diverse community. Optional dutch-treat lunch in Emory Village when we return. RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson.
SPRING BREAK Playgroup
Wednesday, April 3, 10:30 a.m.
Storytime at Clarkston Library with Glenn's own Kady MacFarlane! RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson to let us know you’re coming.
Young Adult Connections Support Group with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) coming soon!
Thursdays, beginning April 4, 8:00-9:00 p.m. in Room 211. This support group is designed for college students and college-aged adults who are seeking support for a mental health condition. Leaders are young adults trained by the National Alliance on Mental Illness Georgia Chapter. The group is confidential, free, and no registration is necessary. We hope you will join us.
SPRING BREAK Mom’s Morning In
Thursday, April 4, 10:00 a.m.
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 Setnor.
Single Mothers Support Group coming soon!
Wednesdays, beginning April 10, 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Room 211
Free- including childcare! Sponsored by Glenn Church and led by Jenny Clark, MSW, of the Care & Counseling Center of Georgia. All ages/stages/scenarios of women who are single parenting children/teens are welcome to join us for confidential sharing and support. For more info and to RSVP, contact Jenny firstname.lastname@example.org. For more info on childcare, parking/room location, and Wednesday Night Supper, contact Rev. Susan Pinson email@example.com.
Child Abuse Prevention Training
Wednesday, April 24, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Room 422.
April is Child Abuse Prevention month and we are pleased to offer another Stewards of Children training for adults committed to preventing of child sexual abuse. Great for all babysitters, coaches, teachers, parents, grandparents, etc. and fulfills our Glenn UMC Child Protection Policy training requirement for volunteers. Led by the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy - $15 suggested donation, though all are welcome. Note the training begins promptly at 6:00 p.m. and extends until 8:00 p.m., so our regular Wednesday Night childcare staff will be available for the duration of the training, but please sign children into childcare in Room 310 and alert childcare staff if your children will be attending Children’s Choir. For more info and to RSVP, contact Rev. Susan Pinson.
FriendShip Group Tour of WSB-TV Channel 2 News Studio (Rescheduled from January)
Thursday, April 25, 10:00 a.m.
Join with our older adult ministries for a tour of the WSB Television & Radio Group. $15/person – includes tour & transportation. 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. Optional dutch-treat lunch in Emory Village when we return.
Hunger Walk/Run for Snack in a Backpack & Intown Collaborative Ministries
Sunday, April 28, 2:00 p.m., Home Depot Backyard
Hunger Walk Run is one of the most important hunger relief efforts of the year. The money we raise will feed hope for the 1 in 7 people who face food insecurity in our community. Importantly, the money we raise will directly support our weekly Client Choice Food Pantry, Food Co-Ops and Snack in a Backpack at Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church. Please join us in supporting this important mission! You can help us reach our team fundraising goal by making a donation on behalf of the entire team or a specific team member. Or take the next step against hunger by walking/running with us on April 28. More info on donations and joining the team at ICM Hunger Walk Team.
7th Annual Arts & Eats - Fundraiser for Snack in a Backpack & Intown Collaborative Ministries
Sunday, May 5, 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Live Auction, Silent Auction, Buffet Dinner, Open Bar, Wall of Wine, Door Prizes, Live Music, Games and Entertainment to benefit Homeless and Hungry Families and Children. More info coming soon. Check here for more details.
Baby and Older Adult Recognition
Sunday, May 12, 11:00 a.m.
All families with children born/adopted into the Glenn Church family this past year (or so) are invited to come be a part of a special service where we honor our youngest and oldest church members (older adult ages 90 & above are also recognized). RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson for details.
Vacation Bible School: To Mars and Beyond: Explore Where God’s Power Can Take You
June 3rd—8th, 9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.
Rising Pre-K thru 5th Grade, plus Youth Volunteers (Rising 6th Grade & older) Optional VBS Afternoon Camp and Youth Intown Missions, 12:00—5:00 p.m. Registration NOW OPEN! Register your child here.