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Palm Sunday & Holy Week

April 12, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. As I write these words, we are merely hours away from Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week. This is one of our favorite Sundays of the year here at Peachtree Road. The children entering the sanctuary waving their palm

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Moving Through the Lenten Season

April 5, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well and enjoying the springtime weather. Sunday promises to be a very good day here at Peachtree Road. In worship, we will continue with our series of messages around the theme “Faithful.” Each week we have been thinking about a different

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A Power That Transcends

March 29, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. Sunday promises to be another great day at Peachtree Road. We will continue our Lenten series entitled “Faithful,” and this week we will be thinking about how to respond when people disappoint you. I encourage you to read Luke 15

In Pursuit of an Authentic Peace

March 8, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. I realize some in our congregation have been out of town the last week on spring break. We have missed you and hope to see all of you this Sunday at Peachtree Road. As we move into the forty-day season

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I Love Each of You

Dear Peachtree Road Family, The special called session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church has ended. In the last hour of the final session, delegates approved the "Traditional Plan" offered by the Commission on the Way Forward. What that means is that the General Conference has upheld its prohibition of gay

To Be with the People

February 22, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope you are doing well.  At the close of this week’s note, I will offer you a prayer to pray in the coming for days, but first let me begin by sharing three new ministry initiatives we are undertaking for this year.  In last week’s sermon,

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Bill’s Message – Impact & Initiatives

. February 1, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well.  Of course, the Super Bowl is set to be played right here in Atlanta, and the entire city is buzzing with excitement.  I am sure some of you will be attending the game, and many others will be watching

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The People of Peachtree Road

January 25, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope you are doing well. Here at Peachtree Road, we have spent the last few days evaluating the year that has just concluded and making plans for the months ahead. A part of the evaluation process is looking at the data, and I want you to

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“…ask…seek…and knock…”

January 18, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. Today is the beginning of the holiday weekend marking the 90th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I know some of you will be taking advantage of the long weekend to spend time away with family and friends. However,

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“To bring peace among brothers…”

January 11, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope your new year is off to a great start. Last week I mentioned in my weekly letter to you that we are embarking upon a new initiative this year to build bridges across racial divides. In the coming weeks I will be recruiting 50 members

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God Loves Us and Is with Us

December 14, 2018 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this week’s note finds you well. Sunday promises to be another wonderful day at Peachtree Road as we continue our preparations for the coming of Christ and Christmas. We will continue our series entitled “The Wonder of Christmas” as we reflect upon “Love: Treasuring Christ.” This

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The Wonder of Christmas

December 7, 2018 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope you are doing well. At the close of this note I have some important information about parking for upcoming special evening services. However, I want to begin this week by letting you know about three opportunities coming up this Sunday: “The Wonder of Christmas” – we

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The Season of Advent Begins!

November 30, 2018 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you doing well. I can’t wait for Sunday as we begin the season of advent – a time of preparation for the coming of Christ at Christmas. If you’re like a lot of folks, every year you say you’re going to cut back,

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 22, 2018 Dear Peachtree Road Family, Happy Thanksgiving! I am writing you on this Thursday morning to wish you a wonderful holiday and express my gratitude for your faithful support of the ministry of Peachtree Road. As was clearly evident last Sunday, we are abundantly blessed! We were blessed by the work of the

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Our Thanksgiving Leads to Joy

November 16, 2018 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope you are doing well. I really am looking forward to worship as we celebrate Harvest Sunday here at Peachtree Road. As our hymn for the day reminds us, “We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessings…” Sociologists have discovered a direct correlation between joy and thanksgiving,

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A Time to Recommit Ourselves

November 9, 2018 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you doing well. This has been a busy week. On Sunday evening the choir led our congregation in a beautiful Evensong Service to commemorate All Saints Sunday here at Peachtree Road. On Tuesday, voters turned out in large numbers across our nation for

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We Are Thankful

November 2, 2018 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. I really am looking forward to Sunday as we begin a new series of messages with the theme “We Are Thankful…” Earlier this year, Jennifer Wallace wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal in which she asserted that one of

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Through the Eyes of Others

October 26, 2018 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I want to begin today’s note by letting you know how proud I am of our church. Earlier this week, Peachtree Road hosted the Leading Edge conference to which the pastors of the 100 largest churches in United Methodism were invited. These pastors spent the better part of

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Celebrate the Fruit in Our Midst

October 5, 2018 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. This week we will continue with our fall series entitled “Fruitful.” Last Sunday in my message, I reflected upon a childhood memory of walking with my granddaddy Arrington through his vegetable garden. I remember him pointing toward the rows that would

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Good Days at Peachtree Road

September 28, 2018 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. I also hope you are getting as much out of our fall series entitled “Fruitful” as I am. Each week we are considering the fruit of the Spirit as outlined by the Apostle Paul in Galatians 5: “But the fruit of