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Hope Does Not Disappoint Us

June 14, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you doing well. I am writing you from Athens where our appointed clergy and lay delegates are attending the North Georgia Conference. It has been a good week of renewing acquaintances with friends and colleagues, worshiping with United Methodists from across the state,

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Breathe In God’s Holy Spirit

June 7, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you doing well. Sunday will be an exciting day here at Peachtree Road as we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, the day on which we commemorate the coming of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples. The New Testament book of Acts puts it

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A Church Without Walls

May 31, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. I really am looking forward to being back with you in worship this Sunday as we celebrate Founder’s Day. Peachtree Road was founded on June 7, 1925, when the newly-formed congregation held its first public worship service. I love history. I love

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A Wesleyan Assurance

May 24, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. You may not be aware, but today is an important date in the history of the Methodist movement. On this date 281 years ago, John Wesley had his “Aldersgate Street” experience. He had returned to England from his time in the

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Missions and Milestones

May 17, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope you are doing well. Many of you were present last Sunday for our Mother’s Day worship services. If you were here, you heard Carolyn Roper, a resident of the Wesley Woods retirement community, share how Wesley Woods plays a vital role in the quality of the

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Just How Blessed We Are

May 10, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. I also hope you realize just how blessed we are here at Peachtree Road. For those looking for evidence of God’s blessings upon us, last week was “Exhibit A.” On Sunday morning, we had the privilege of confirming the faith of

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Notes from Afar

May 3, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. At the end of this note I want to give you a brief update on the ruling by the Judicial Council late last week. First, as you read these words, I am traveling home from Turkey with a great group

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There’s No Place Like Peachtree Road

April 26, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. I am writing you this morning from Greece – actually we are sailing on the Aegean Sea toward Mykonos. Jamie Jenkins and I are with a good group from our church on a spiritual journey following in the footsteps of

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All Things Easter!

April 19, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope you are having a meaningful Holy Week. We made a good beginning last Sunday with our Palm Sunday celebration. As usual, the grand music, the triumphant procession led by our favorite donkey “Jerusalem,” the joyous singing of our children’s choirs, and the Flower Guild’s arrangements of

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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

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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

Welcome to the Table

March 22, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Church Family, I hope this note finds you doing well. There is so much happening at the church in the next few days that I want you to know about, but let me begin this week’s note by updating you on one of our major initiatives for the

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

March, 1 2019 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

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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Move Into Deeper Waters

February 8, 2019 Dear Peachtree Road Family, I hope this note finds you well. Last Sunday was Youth Sunday here at Peachtree Road, and our students led us well in worship – their enthusiasm was contagious, and 12 of our seniors offered inspirational testimonies of how their faith has grown through their participation in

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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,