North Georgia Notebook: April 4th

4/4/2014

The Orchard UMC Hosts a “Stuff It” Party April 4th
Wanna have fun, make friends, and stuff the eggs that will illustrate God's love to thousands? Well this Friday you can STUFF IT! The Orchard UMC of Loganville needs help stuffing Easter Eggs. Join in on April 4th from 5:30-8:30 for games, prizes, and pizza.

Candler Singers Concert at Dalton First UMC April 4th
Come and hear a joyful noise! The Candler Singers will be in concert at Dalton First UMC in Dalton, Georgia on Friday, April 4, at 7:00 p.m. They will then travel to Nashville, Tennessee to sing in worship at Brentwood UMC on Sunday, April 6 at the 8:30 and 11:00 a.m. services. They will finish their spring tour at Belle Meade UMC in Nashville at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 6.

Children’s Worship Arts Weekend at North Decatur UMC April 12th-13th
Come for “Palm Sunday prep and pizza”! Classes are from 10AM-10PM on Saturday April 12th for children ages 6-16. Come for Children’s Choir and Pam Sunday Preparation and stay for a slice of pizza. Worship will be at 11AM on Sunday April 13th.

Friends of the Lake 5K on April 19th at Lake Junaluska
Have you registered for the Friends of the Lake 5K on April 19th? If you register by Friday, April 4th, you will receive a t-shirt. The proceeds go to support the annual maintenance & improvement of the walking trail and recreation facilities at Lake Junaluska. To register call (828) 454-6680 or download the form at http://www.lakejunaluska.com/run/Mention you saw this post and receive $5 off an adult registration fee. Register today and help support our beautiful walking trail, grounds and other recreations areas at Lake Junaluska.




Blessing of The Animals During Easter Egg Hunt at Christ UMC of Roswell on Easter Sunday
Christ UMC invites children 1-8 to come hunt Easter Egg April 19th, and be sure to bring your pets for a blessing of the animals. Rev. Nancy will start the blessing of the animals at 10AM then the hunt will start immediately afterwards. All animals must be leashed or crated.

Brookhaven UMC Receives Grant from GBOD
Brookhaven United Methodist Church's Recovery Ministry was recently awarded a grant from the General Board of Discipleship's Racial / Ethnic Local Church Concerns grant program, which recognizes and supports ministries that strengthen the racial ethnic local church for witness and mission. This grant will help to strengthen Brookhaven's far-reaching ministry to men and women in alcohol and drug recovery programs. Brookhaven's recovery ministry makes disciples by sharing the love of Christ through worship, discipleship, service, and mission with the men and women served.



 
Harmony Grove UMC Will Celebrate World Labyrinth Day May 3rd
On Saturday, May 3, Harmony Grove United Methodist Church will join the Labyrinth Society and locations around the world in celebrating World Labyrinth Day™. World Labyrinth Day™ is an annual global event celebrated on the first Saturday in May. It is sponsored by The Labyrinth Society, an international organization founded in 1998.

The Labyrinth Society invites the world to "Walk as One at 1," and be part of a rolling wave of peaceful energy as the world turns. People worldwide are invited to walk a labyrinth at 1 pm in their local time zones, or as time allows. To participate locally, people are invited to walk one of Harmony Grove's labyrinths May 3rd.

People are invited to gather around Harmony Grove's outdoor labyrinth at 12:30 pm for a short introduction to the labyrinth and to the event. At 2:00 p.m., if enough people are present, participants will have the rare opportunity to learn the "Appleton," a fun, energetic double-line dance for the labyrinth. This dance was developed by Jon Appleton, an Englishman, who lives approximately 15 miles from Stonehenge..


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