Upcoming Events

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). 

MLK Day Playgroup

Monday, January 21 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Join us in the Fellowship Hall for another fun morning of cars, scooters, and tumbling mats. Feel free to bring a nut-free snack or lunch or plan to walk down to Emory Village with friends. We will also be making cards for our Glenn home bound elderly members.

Support Local Refugee Community at Memorial Drive Ministries on MLK Day

Monday, January 21, 2:00 p.m.
Memorial Drive Ministries (MDM) is a new church-based non profit organization located in the heart of the Clarkson refugee community. Their mission is to foster diverse worshiping communities, innovative social services, and transformative relationships within the local refugee community.

Join a group of Glenn members and other local organizations on MLK Day as we help restore the former Presbyterian Church buildings that are the new home of MDM. We'll work on cleaning out and mending the gutters around the campus (ladders and pressure washers are welcome!). We are also looking for a few folks to organize a snack and relax station for all the volunteers that day. Email Aaron Hurst (aaronhurst14@gmail.com) directly if you are interested in participating.

MLK Day at Branan Towers 

Monday, January 21, 2:00 p.m.
This year we will be continuing our annual event at Branan Towers Retirement Community.  We’ll join the residents at Branan Towers in games, crafts, songs, and a communal reading of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  Meet at Branan Towers (1200 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316) at 2:00 p.m.  RSVP to Rev. Brent Huckaby if you can make it.

Guest Preacher — Dr. Robert Franklin

January 27, 11:00 a.m., Sanctuary
Dr. Franklin will be preaching on “Redemptive Discomfort”. Following the service, join Dr. Franklin for lunch in the Fellowship Hall to continue the conversation. Please contact Cathy Mobley if you’re interested so that we can plan for lunch. Donations towards the cost of lunch will be welcome.

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.

Glenn School for Young Children Open House

January 28 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
January 29  9:15 a.m. - 9:45 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 WSB-TV Channel 2 News Studio 

Thursday, January 31, 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.

Children's Sabbath & Scout Sunday 

Sunday, February 3, 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Worship with music, liturgy, and the sermon led by our children. This will also be SOUPer Bowl Of Caring Sunday. In support of Intown Collaborative Ministries Food Pantry, our 4th and 5th graders will collect food and monetary donations (in soup bowls!) during the Children’s and Scout Sunday. Please bring in non-perishable food donations.

Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, February 3, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Boy Scout Troop 18 is sponsoring another “famous” Pancake Breakfast in the Ward Fellowship Hall. The price is $8 ($5 for seniors and kids under 6 are free).

FriendShip Group Older Adult Ministry: Valentine’s Day Luncheon

Thursday, February 14, 11:00 a.m., Youth and Activities Building
Celebrate the season of love by joining with friends both old and young,  as we will host special preschool visitors from Glenn School for Young Children! Music provided by the talented duo of Jim Gibson and Cynthia Shepherd. $5/person - RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson at 404.634.3936, ext. 103.

Share the Love on Valentine’s Day!  Volunteer with Snack in a Backpack

Thursday, February 14, 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in Ward Fellowship Hall
Volunteers of all ages join us for this earlier time of assembly-line style packing bags of food to share with our community through Snack in a Backpack, our supplemental food ministry for local school children.  (Youth Play rehearsal will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.)

Presidents’ Day Playgroup

Monday, February 18th, 10:00 a.m.
School’s out, so let’s see if the animals are, too! Join us to celebrate all of God’s creatures – large and small! RSVP to let us know if you have guest passes to share or need guest passes. Little ones with a grown-up, please, but drop-off of children age 10 & older can be coordinated with Rev. Susan Pinson. **Inclement weather plan: 4th Floor Sunday School rooms.**

Kids & Family Night at Snack in a Backpack!

Thursday, February 21, 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Ward Fellowship Hall
Volunteers of all ages join us for this earlier time of assembly-line style packing bags of food to share with our community through Snack in a Backpack, our supplemental food ministry for local school children.   (Youth Play pre-rehearsal dinner will begin promptly at 5:15 p.m.)  Snack in a Backpack volunteering resumes our regular weekly time of 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 28th.

Once Upon A Mattress

Friday, February 22, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday February 23, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 24, 2:00 p.m.
This year’s youth play is a must-see! If you thought you knew the story of 'The Princess and The Pea,' you may be in for a walloping surprise! Chances are you'll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again. More information and ticket sales COMING SOON!

Created by God - Faith-based Sexuality Education for 5th-6th Graders 

Friday March 1 - Saturday March 2
Parent meeting Thursday evening, February 28, and student sessions on Friday evening (6:00 - 9:00 p.m.) and Saturday (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.).  More info & register by contacting Rev. Susan spinson@glennumc.org.

Glenn Environmental Committee Service Day at New Roots Community Garden

Saturday, March 16, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Please join the Glenn Environmental Committee service workday at the New Roots Community Garden located adjacent to North DeKalb Mall.  The garden is a project of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and helps recently resettled refugees to become self-sufficient through community gardening, nutrition education, and small-business farming. Please contact Lynn Speno to volunteer. All ages welcome. No skills or tools needed.  Just your enthusiasm for getting dirty! Great project for youth and Scout service hours!

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. Details & registration coming soon!