United Methodist Women (UMW) Holiday Market
Sunday, November 19, 12noon on the sanctuary lawn
Stop by for some holiday shopping where proceeds benefit the UMW World Thank Offering. Items for sale include homemade cookies, cakes, breads, pies, as well as knit items, felt bookmarks/ hairbows/Christmas ornaments, scarves made by our Ecuadorian mission partners, pins to benefit the Commission on Homelessness and more! And new this year, we will take pre-orders for frozen chicken tetrazzini casseroles ready for pickup on November 19. They will be $15 each and orders should be placed by November 12 by emailing Erin Hurst.
Deck the Halls! Advent Wreath-Making
Wednesday, November 29, 6:30 p.m., Ward Hall
Glenn welcomes the Advent season with a special evening filled with decorating Advent wreaths, making ornaments for the Glenn Family Christmas tree, singing carols and decorating cookies. Bring your greenery and a donation for wreath supplies.
Christmas Caroling at Clairmont Place
Sunday, December 3, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
All ages are invited to join with our S.P.A.R.K. kids (4th and 5th graders) in bringing all generations together in song. We will return in time for the 5:00 p.m. encore concert of the Youth Choirs Advent Concert. Contact Tiffania Willetts.
Youth Choir Advent Concerts
Sunday, December 3, 4:00 and 5:00 p.m., The Little Chapel
The Altar and Chapel Choirs and friends will present seasonal music in the Little Chapel with two concerts at 4:00 and 5:00 p.m. Free of charge and all are welcome!
Mother’s Morning In
Thursday, December 5, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., Amerson House at St. Bart’s
Glenn is partnering with Kimberly Broerman, Spiritual Director, to offer kid-free gatherings for moms in need of connection and care. Each session is $20, with a $10 discount for Glenn women. Childcare is available: children 18 months and older can participate in Godly Play® and the nursery is available for younger children. $10 for first child, $5 for each additional child. Register with Kimberly. If needing childcare, please include name and age of child(ren).
A Service of Lessons and Carols: “Lo, He Comes with Clouds and Descending”
Sunday, December 10, 11:00 am. with opening music beginning at 10:30 a.m.
With Advent lessons chosen specifically for our service, read by children, youth, and adults, our Cherub, Carol, Covenant, Altar, Chapel, and Chancel Choirs—some 100 of our singers—accompanied by trumpet, timpani and organ, will offer carols and anthems and all will sing: “Hallelujah, Everlasting God, come down!" by Charles Wesley.
Glenn School Event - Cookies with Santa
Sunday, December 10, 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Santa is coming to Glenn! Join fellow Glenn School families to celebrate the spirit of Christmas. Reserve a spot to take photos with Santa, decorate cookies, make holiday crafts, and sing carols. This will be a fun, festive afternoon for the whole family. Tickets are $12 per child or $30 max rate per family. Buy them here. Please bring your own camera. Cookies and crafts will be provided. Proceeds from Cookies with Santa will benefit the Glenn School for Young Children.
Older Adult Christmas Luncheon at Druid Hills Golf Club
Tuesday, December 12, 11:00 a.m.
Don your festive attire and join with older adult ministries to celebrate the season! $20/person. RSVP by December 5 with Linda Merkle.
Our Advent and Christmas events and worship services can be found here!
New Member Lunch
Sunday, January 14, 12noon, Parsonage
Did you become a member of Glenn in 2017? We’re so glad to have you as part of our community. You are invited to lunch with the pastors and lay leaders. And we hope you get to know fellow new-to-Glenn folks better as well. RSVP with Rev. Blair Setnor.
Children's Concert Series: Organ Music for All Ages with Timothy Albrecht
Sunday, January 21, 4:00 p.m., Sanctuary
Join us for the second concert of this series! Wiggles are welcome at each 30 minute concert. Open to all ages and the community. Admission is $10/person or $30/family. All proceeds will support Glenn School for Young Children. Save-the-date for our third concert on Sunday, March 18 at 4:00 p.m. with Cynthia Shepherd and Jim Gibson performing favorite Disney songs.
Grief and Loss: A six-week grief support group for those who are grieving the death of a loved one
Sundays, January 21 - February 25, 3:30 - 5:0 p.m. in the Parlor
Led by Debonee Morgan of the Care & Counseling Center of Georgia. For more information about this support group and to RSVP, contact Rev. Susan Pinson.
January 26-28, Callaway Gardens
With over 75 women in attendance last year, don’t miss out on this special time away with Glenn women of all ages. Make sure to mark your calendar for this rejuvenating and formative retreat. Prices are $320 for single occupancy; $200 for double occupancy. Scholarships are available. RSVP with Rev. Blair Setnor.