FriendShip Group Trip to the Federal Reserve Bank
Tuesday, September 26, 10:00 a.m.
RSVP and security clearance paperwork due by Monday, August 28!
Join us for a tour of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta on Peachtree Street. RSVP to Rev. Susan Pinson.
Children's Concert Series: African Drumming
Sunday, October 1, 4:00 p.m., Sanctuary
Glenn School for Young Children is pleased to announce a Children's Concert Series beginning this fall. The first in our series of three concerts will feature Amy Jackson and the Conundrums performing West African drumming. The second concert will be Sunday, January 21 at 4:00 pm and feature world renowned organist, Dr. Timothy Albrecht. Our third concert will be Sunday, March 18 at 4:00 p.m. with Cynthia Shepherd and Jim Gibson performing favorite Disney songs. Wiggles are welcome at each 30 minute concert which will be of special interest to preschool and elementary school children and families, but open to all ages and the community. Admission will be $10/person (or $30/family). All proceeds will support Glenn School for Young Children.
Glenn Family Camping
October 6 - 8, Roosevelt State Park
Get away to the outdoors for the weekend with your Glenn friends. $20 per family (payable to Glenn by cash/check/online), plus $5 parking pass per car (pay & pick up upon arrival at camp office). For non-camping folks, book at the campground Cottages or nearby Callaway Gardens. We will be at the Pioneer campsites (sites 3 & 4) of the campground off Hwy 354. For more information and to RSVP, contact Bethany Eyrich.
Youth Outing: Climbing at Stone Summit
Monday, October 9, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Come climbing with us! No experience required. Meet at Stone Summit Atlanta (3701 Presidential Parkway, Atlanta 30340). Note, youth without a legal guardian will need a liability waiver.
Pumpkin Unloading and Pizza Party
Wednesday, October 11, 5:30 p.m.
All hands on deck to unload the truck of pumpkins for the patch! And then enjoy pizza together for dinner. All sale proceeds support Youth Missions. Sign-up for a time slot selling pumpkins in the patch here.
March in the Atlanta Pride Parade
Sunday, October 15, 12:00 p.m.
Join other Glenn members as we show our support for the LGBTQ community. All are welcome to march with us and we will meet earlier that morning to ride MARTA together to the parade. Look for more details to come soon. Contact Rev. Brent.
Branan Towers Women's Soup-N-Shop
Wednesday, October 18
Help us collect nice, gently used clothing for the women at Branan Towers Senior Living. This annual event enables each of the women of Branan Towers to "shop" for new clothes as a gift and enjoy a soup lunch together. Underwear, socks, and big sizes are especially appreciated. Drop off any donations at Glenn or Branan Towers by Friday, October 13. Contact Diane Bryant.
Glenn Emory Day
Sunday, October 22, 11:00 a.m.
Gather with us as we celebrate our shared connections with Emory. Candler intern Kristen Wright will preach at 8:30 a.m. & 5:00 p.m. worship and the North Georgia Conference's bishop, Sue
Haupert-Johnson, will preach at 11:00 a.m. worship. All Emory faculty are invited to wear academic regalia and join in the opening processional. Join us for lunch on the grounds after worship - please bring a nut-free side dish or dessert to share.
FriendShip Group Fellowship Lunch at Athen’s Pizza House
Tuesday, October 24, 11:00 a.m.
Join with older adult ministries for good food and fellowship. Dutch-treat. RSVP by October 22 with Linda Merkle; 404.417.0403.
Trunk or Treat @ Emory Village Open Streets
Sunday, October 29, 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
This year, our annual Trunk or Treat event will take place at the 5th Annual Open Streets at Emory Village. Bring your decorated car trunk down to the village and enjoy a cappella and choral music, face painting, tasty treats from Village businesses, and a performance by our own youth choirs and The Gathering band.
Middle School Youth Retreat
Friday, November 3 – 5
Join us for an amazing weekend away at Camp Glisson in Dahlonega, GA. Please pack a pillow, sheets/sleeping bag, towel, and layers of clothing to play in. Optional suggested items: Bible, journal, flashlight, and a few dollars to spend. Parents welcome (and go for free!) - just email Blair! Cost is $115, or payment plan due October 18. RSVP by emailing Blair no later than October 18.