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Sunday, June 24

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This Sunday

Celebration of Freedom Patriotic Worship
Today, 8:45 & 11:15 am, Sanctuary
During our patriotic services today we give thanks for our freedom and honor those who have faithfully served our country. Worship will feature our honored veterans, Timothy Miller, brass, choirs and festival chorus.

Pancake Breakfast
Today, 9:30 – 11:00 am, Grace Hall
Enjoy pancakes served with maple syrup or berry compote, and sausage or bacon. $5/adults, $3 children under 10. Gluten-free options available.

Bible Olympics
Sundays, 10:00 am, Gym
Children (completed K – 5th grade) gather each week for team games and Bible learning and hot competition! 5th graders can junior coaches.

Young Adult Summer Series
Sundays, 10:00 am, Hospitality Suite
YA classes combine to explore the lives of those who walked with Jesus, and discuss what we can learn from them. Coffee, fellowship, service opportunities and celebrations included!

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If You Are New

Methodism 101
Sunday, August 12, 10:00 am, Hospitality Suite
Join us as we explore Methodism’s history and traditions over a light breakfast. Lead by Carolyn Stephens and Julie Schendel. RSVP to Mimi Brunson at mimib@prumc.org.

Fall Programming Kick Off
Sunday, August 26, 10:00 am, Hospitality Suite
Learn about the many ways to connect and grow with the PRUMC community in Fall 2018. We will offer the chance to meet and fellowship with members of the program staff, ministers, and current members as they share the exciting opportunities planned for this church family.

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Worship & Music

July Summer in the City Worship Series
Each Sunday in July we will gather together for favoite hymns, lemonade on the lawn and a special sermon series on the essence of our Christian faith – the Beatitudes. Be reminded of, and inspired by the teachings of Jesus through this series of the Sermon on the Mount.

Atlanta Summer Organ Festival
Wednesday, July 18, 7:30 pm, Sanctuary
Featuring the famous Maestro Hector Olivera! Come hear “one of the greatest organists in the world today.” $15 suggested donation. Dessert reception following recital.

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Special Events

Party on Peachtree!
Wednesday, July 4, 7:00 am, Front Lawn
Join us on our front lawn to cheer on all the participants of Atlanta’s annual Peachtree Road Race! We’ll have refreshments, party favors and tons of fun. To help with hospitality, please contact Mimi Brunson at mimib@prumc.org.

Denim & Diamonds!
UMW’s Southern Summer Sampler
Early bird tickets through June 30!
Saturday, August 18, 7:00 pm, The Solarium
Gals and guys – polish up your boots and pull out your fanciest dungarees for our all-out annual fundraiser! Pig roast, live music, fantastic auction and fun beverages. Proceeds benefit a children’s library in Kenya and our Christmas Kindness initiative. Tickets available here.

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Education & Enrichment

Summer Yoga at Peachtree
Wednesdays, 6:30 pm, Heritage Hall (no class on 7/4 or 7/18)
Join PRUMC’s summer intern and certified yoga instructor Emily Rivers for a relaxing yet energizing free weekly yoga class. No experience necessary, all (ages 14 and up) are welcome! Please bring a mat. For more information contact Emily at emilyr@prumc.org.

Spiritual Discussions
Wednesday, June 27, 10:30 am, C104
Continues July 11 & 25, and August 8 & 15
Join Julie Wright for thoughtful discussion on how Christians can apply their faith to life. Come any Wednesday – each are stand-alone lessons guided by Rob Bell videos. No homework and no RSVP necessary. All are welcome!

Educational Travel
Visit prumc.org/travel for details on incredible travel opportunities coming up: Journeys of Paul April 23 – May 3, 2019 – Greece & Turkey. Oberammeragau Passion Play June 3 – 12, 2020 – Austria, Germany, Czech Republic. You may also contact Jamie Jenkins at 404.771.7031 or jamiej@prumc.org.

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Congregational Care

New! Respite Care Atlanta
PRUMC has partnered with six other congregations to create a safe weekday place for those with mild cognitive impairment. Respite Care Atlanta will provide vital interaction for clients and self-care time to caregivers. We are excited about this wonderful new initiative and volunteers are needed! Contact Julie Wright at 404.240.8203 or juliew@prumc.org.

Movers and Shakers Parkinson’s Support Group
2nd Wednesdays, 12:00 pm, B152
June 13, July 11, August 8
Join us for lunch, support, fellowship and information on Parkinson’s. We welcome excellent speakers each month to keep us posted on the latest news about research, medications, diet and exercises. All are welcome!

Pastoral Care
For the most current information, please visit our Pastoral Care page here.

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Local Outreach

Hollis Volunteers & Notaries Needed
Monday, July 30, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, Hollis
Hollis Academy needs volunteers to meet and greet in the classrooms for their Open House. Notaries are needed to assist with registration. Contact Beth Spencer at beths@prumc.org.

Agape Lunch Volunteers Needed
Agape needs volunteers to provide lunches for their summer programs of Reading Readiness, Camp Jump Start and Fit/Go-Girl-Go! Contact Dominique Tate at dtate@agapeatlanta.org.

BCM Finance Coaching Volunteers Needed
Buckhead Christian Ministry needs volunteers to coach clients in money management. In the “Budget for Life” program clients are employed full-time and have a lease in their name. Contact Beth Spencer at beths@prumc.org.

BCM Intake & Hospitality Volunteers Needed
Buckhead Christian Ministry needs summertime volunteers to help with Intake and Hospitality during June, July and August Contact Kevin Pranoto at kevinpranoto@bcmatlanta.org.

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Global Missions

Remarkable Life Changes
Two PRUMC mission teams have been in the field living out their faith through service to others. Team Georgia spent 10 days nurturing children and mentoring teens. Team Belize improved school facilities and tutored. Visit prumc.org/global-missions to link to the full stories with photos. Our success is found in the remarkable changes in the lives of others!

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Children & Families

Bible Olympics
Sundays, 10:00 am, Gym
Children (completed K – 5th grade) gather each week for team games and Bible learning. Join us for a summer of hot competition! 5th graders can be Youth Junior Coaches.

Summer Family Worship
Summer Sundays, 8:45 & 11:15 am
During the summer, our 1st – 5th grade children join their families in worship. Traditional worship in the sanctuary at 8:45 and 11:15 am. The Road worship in Heritage Hall at 11:15 am.

Preschool Summer Sunday School
Sundays, 10:00 am, Children’s Bldg
Join us for an awesome summer series with energy, music and fun! We hope to see you each week that your family is in town.

Join Our Teaching Team and “Grow a Soul!”
To volunteer, contact Martha Christopher at marthac@prumc.org, or Jordan Black at jordanb@prumc.org.

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Youth

Middle School Mission Trip
July 15-21, Copperhill, TN
Join us for an unforgettable week of hands-on mission projects, exciting music and programs, and team-building high adventure activities! $650. Sign up here.

Sundays for Youth
10:00 am  |  Foundations for 7th – 12th
10:00 am  |  Confirmation for 6th grade
5:00 pm  |  1/99 Worship & Fellowship

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Young Adults

Young Adult Sunday School Summer Series
Sundays, 10:00 am, Hospitality Suite
YA classes combine to explore the lives of those who walked with Jesus, and discuss what we can learn from them. Coffee, fellowship, service opportunities and celebrations included!

Stone Mountain Laser Show
Saturday, June 23, 8:00 pm, Meet at PRUMC
Join us for an evening of lights, music, fireworks and flame cannons! Meet in the PRUMC back lot to caravan and split the cost of event parking. RSVP here.

Singles Gathering Event
Thursday, June 28, 6:30 pm, Hudson Grill
New to the church? Been attending a long time? Join other singles ages 30-45 to mingle and get to know one another. All are welcome! Sign up here.

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Adults

Salem Camp Meeting – Covington, GA
Thursday, July 19, 9:30 am departure, $12
Take part in an American tradition with music and inspirational message! Self-pay fried chicken lunch at Salem Hotel. RSVP to Julie Wright at 404.240.8203 or juliew@prumc.org.

Wednesday Seasoned Saints
12:00 pm Lunch, 1:00 pm Program*, C104
*Movies begin at 12:30 pm. On Bingo days, please bring a $5 wrapped gift/prize.

Jun 20  |  Dr. Anne-Marie Campbell DiNardo: Leading a Balanced Life
Jul 11  |  Firecracker Bingo & Brown Bag Lunch
Jul 25  |  John Wayne Movie

Trip to Epworth-by-the-Sea, St. Simons Island
September 17 – 20, 2018
Tour the Gullah Geechee community on Sapelo. Walk Amelia Island’s historic North End, and cruise Beach Creek for a close-up look of Cumberland Island’s Seashore. RSVP to Julie Wright at 404.240.8203 or juliew@prumc.org.

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Men

Men’s Volunteer Team
The men’s ministries of PRUMC is compiling a list of men who are open to volunteer service work. We’ll contact you for potential projects throughout the year. Email your contact info to Geoff Beakley at geoffb@prumc.org.

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At-a-Glance

Calendar

Sunday, June 24
Celebration of Freedom | Special Joining Day
9:30 am Pancake Breakfast
2:00 pm Oakland Cemetery Tour

June 25 – 28
9:30 am Vacation Bible School

June 25 – 29
Sports & Recreation Camps: Lego STEAM, Theatre, Soccer, Gymnastics

Wednesday, June 27
6:30 pm Drop-in Yoga Class

Thursday, June 28
6:30 pm Singles Gathering Event