Youth Play: Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
Friday, February 23, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, February 24, 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, February 25, 2:00 p.m. (childcare provided for the Sunday matinee)
Each year our youth put on a play or musical for the congregation and community. Not only is their talent astounding, but their love for one another and their Glenn Church family truly shines. Tickets are $5 for children under 10 and $10 for adults. Reserve your tickets through the button below, and pay online or at the door. Advanced online ticket reservation and sales will close on February 22.
Workday at the New Roots Community Garden
Saturday, February 24, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the garden near North DeKalb Mall
Led and run by the International Rescue Committee, this garden supports refugees in Atlanta. All ages are welcome to join in support of their work. Wear work boots and gloves, and bring a snack and a water bottle. RSVP with Lynn Speno.
Sunday, February 25, 2:00 p.m., Georgia State Stadium
Join the fight against hunger in Atlanta. The 5K route takes participants through historic downtown and around the State Capitol. Make a donation on behalf of the Glenn team or take the next step by walking/running with them! Donate and/or sign up to participate here.
Stewards of Children – prevention of child sexual abuse training
Monday, February 26, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention training is used across the country by parents, school systems, law enforcement agencies, churches, and childcare networks to help reduce the risk of child abuse. In partnership with the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy and thanks to generous Glenn donors, Glenn is able to offer this community training for free, including childcare. CEU’s are available. RSVP with Rev. Susan Pinson by February 21.
Concert for World Peace: Chancel Choir Spring Concert
Friday, March 2, 8:00 p.m., Sanctuary
The Chancel Choir presents a concert featuring music and poetry dedicated to peace. Included will be Ralph Vaughan Williams cantata, Dona Nobis Pacem, with soloists and full orchestra. Dwight Andrews will speak. Steven Darsey will conduct. The evil of war and the holy search for peace are dramatically portrayed in Vaughan Williams’ work. Within musical sections of soul wrenching power, he speaks provocatively and optimistically for peace, a voice we may yet heed today. Admission is free. An offering will be taken and half will go to support the work of the Mar Elias Peace Center in Israel, a project funded by United Methodist Global Ministries.
Serve Lunch at Trinity Table of Action Ministries
Sunday, March 4, 10:45 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join us in a service opportunity to prepare and serve a meal for 200 guests at Action Ministries Trinity Table, housed at Trinity United Methodist Church. We are in need of people to donate food and/or money, and also need a total of 15 volunteers. We will make chili and salad this year. Sign up to serve here. Contact Diane Bryant with questions.
Book Club: Everything Happens for a Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved
Wednesday, March 7, 7:00 p.m.
Join with Rev. Susan Pinson for conversations around suffering, death, and faith based on Duke Divinity School professor Dr. Kate Bowler’s memoirs on living with Stage 4 cancer as a young mother. Hosted at the home of Mary Lou Boice. For directions and to RSVP, contact Rev. Susan.
The Glenn Sale
Friday, March 9, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (no children before noon); Saturday, March 10, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (half price day!).
With over 60,000 items, including Spring and Summer clothing for boys and girls (infant - size 14), baby equipment, and books and games, don’t miss this sale! If you donate at least $50 worth of items, you get a ticket to Preview Night, Thursday, March 8. For more information, visit glennsale.com.
Created by God
March 15 - 17
Faith-based Sex Ed for 5th-6th graders. Parent meeting Thursday evening and student sessions on Friday evening (6 - 9:00 p.m.) and Saturday (9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.). More information & register by contacting Rev. Susan Pinson.
Spiritual Life Retreat
March 16 - 18, Camp Pinnacle
Spiritual formation and a weekend of fun open to youth 8th grade and up. Cost is $120 with a sibling discount of $105 each. More information & register by contacting Rev. Blair Setnor.
Children's Concert Series: Disney Songs with Jim Gibson and Cynthia Shepherd
Sunday, March 18, 4:00 p.m., Sanctuary
Open to all ages and the community. Both kids and grownups are encouraged to wear their favorite Disney character costume to the event. Admission is $10/person or $30/family. All proceeds support Glenn School for Young Children.
April 20-22, Lake Junaluska, NC (registration & deposit due by March 15)
Be a part of the Glenn Church tradition of the “Junaluska Jaunt” to the beautiful mountains of North Carolina. We are within steps of the beautiful mountain lake, 2.5 mile walking path, a brand-new playground, tennis and shuffleboard courts, and more! Enjoy family time, get to know other Glenn families, and explore the quaint mountain town of Waynesville. Recommended donation is $100 per adult and $50 per child (max $275 per family) – includes two nights, all meals on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday. Scholarship subsidies available – just ask. RSVP & submit payment by clicking on the form below. Or mail/drop off a check to the church office, memo: Family Retreat.
Vacation Bible School and InTown Youth Mission - Register Now!
Summer Camp - Register Now!
June 11 - July 27, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
This is a six-week camp program offered for 3 year olds through rising 5th graders. Cost is $130 per child per session. Learn more here.