November Joining Information Class
Sunday, November 14, 10:00 am
Hospitality Suite & Zoom
New Member Brunch & Joining Day
Sunday, November 21
Brunch, 10:00 am, Hospitality Suite
Joining, 8:30 or 11:15 am Worship
For more information, please contact Rev. Elizabeth Byrd.
Bridging the Gap
Beginning with Fall Kick-off Sunday and continuing throughout the month of September, we will focus upon the ministry of hospitality – inviting and welcoming our neighbors to Peachtree Road. We will offer opportunities to live out Christ’s admonition that has become our theme for 2021: “Love your neighbor, y’all!”
Sep 19 | Matthew 12:25 – United We Stand
Sep 26 | Romans 15:7-13 – Everybody Welcome, Everybody Equal
Westside Table Worship
Sundays, starting September 19, 11:00 am
Round Trip Brewing, 1279 Seaboard Industrial Blvd
Join Daniel Ogle, Amy Little and Westside Table to connect with God in a casual and relaxed environment. Weekly worship at our second campus begins with the fall sermon series, “Dream Big!” Learn more here.
Bridging the Gap with Latasha Morrison
Monday, September 27, 6:30 pm, Sanctuary
Latasha Morrison, Diversity Expert, Unity Champion, and author of Be The Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation will speak to us on how we, as followers and believers of Jesus Christ, can work towards bridging the gap with our brothers and sisters of different ethnicities and skin color. All are invited and encouraged to attend. Register here.
Volunteer at the Church
The Sanctuary Guild
The Sanctuary Guild ensures that the pews in our sacred spaces are refreshed and restocked each week with necessary items. The commitment is flexible – about one hour per month, your choice of day. Schedule to enjoy quiet reflection, or enjoy music during rehearsal times. Contact Cathy Ward.
Flower Guild Luncheon
Sunday, September 19, 12:30 pm, Hospitality Suite
Please join us for lunch and meet our dedicated members who create the arrangements for our Sanctuary and Narthex. Make lasting friendships and contribute to the beauty of our worship services. RSVP to Wendie Britt by September 13.
Shoe Drive for Police Athletic League
In September we will collect new or gently used tennis shoes and football cleats for boys and girls ages 7 – 12 years old. We will also collect new navy blue athletic socks. Bring donations to A101 in the Rollins Center. Questions? Contact Beth Spencer.
The Mission Road Podcast
Hear the stories of PRUMC member journeys in mission! The newest episode features Associate Minister, Elizabeth Byrd talking about spiritual intentionality and her experience with our Belize ministry. Find it anywhere you listen to podcasts or on the PRUMC website.
The Dogwood Shop
Sundays, 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Mon – Sat, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Come shop for a great cause! All Dogwood proceeds benefit our Global Mission initiatives. Stop in for new fall items – beautiful cashmere, new candles, classic home décor and more. You can also shop online at thedogwoodshop.org.
Music & Arts
Adult Chancel Choir
Become a part of the PRUMC Chancel Choir and lead in weekly worship! Season highlights include: Duruflé’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, and a residency in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland. For more information, contact Scott Atchison.
Fall Bible Study Registration Now Open
No matter how much or how little you already know of the Bible, spending time studying God’s word can be transformative. Learn together and grow together with your church family this fall! Details and registration at prumc.org/bible-study.
NAMI Family-to-Family 8 Week Course
Sundays, Now – October 31, 2:00 pm, C106
If you have family or friends with mental health conditions, NAMI provides a course to cope and problem-solve. Attendees learn self-care, support resources, crisis management, treatment and more. For more information, contact Rev. Julie Wright.
Mental Health IS Health Forum Series
Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Psychiatry With Dr. Michael Lyles, Psychiatrist
Sunday, October 3, 10:00 am, Heritage Hall
Awakening to Wholeness: Mind, Body, Spirit With Martha Tate, LCSW
Sunday, October 17, 10:00 am, Heritage Hall
Beads of Healing Book Study with Author, Kristen E. Vincent
Tuesdays, October 5 — November 2, C208,
6:30 – 7:00 pm, Healing Space
7:00 – 8:00 pm, Study and Discussion
Join Kristen E. Vincent in a five-week study based on her award-winning book, Beads of Healing: Prayer, Trauma, and Spiritual Wholeness. The Beads of Healing book in available on Amazon, and registration (limited to 20) is available here.
Wellness Wakeup: Breathe, Stretch, Pray
Wednesdays, October 6 – 20, 6:00 pm, Harp Center
(Proof of vaccination required at the door.) PRUMC member Ann Strader, a certified yoga instructor and an Integrative Health Coach, will offer a one-hour class in which we will: breathe to calm our minds, stretch to strengthen our bodies and pray to surrender to God in the moment. All levels of fitness are welcome in a relaxed atmosphere. Registration is available here.
Sunday Conversation Series
To help introduce our new mental health ministry, we have asked our pastors, counselors, and confidants to guide us into a new space of acceptance, and openness.
A Conversation with Rev. Ron Greer on Mental Health
Sunday, October 17, 5:30 pm, Hospitality Suite
A Conversation with Rev. Larry Adams on Anxiety
Sunday, October 24, 5:30 pm, Hospitality Suite
A Conversation with Rev. Jamie Jenkins and Lena Jenkins on Depression
Sunday, January 23, 5:30 pm, Hospitality Suite
Awaken to Wholeness Women’s Retreat
Saturday, November 6, 9:00 am – 2:30 pm, PRUMC
In this special retreat for women, the authors of The Hidden Life Awakened and special guest leaders will take us through sessions to help us choose good health for our mind, body and spirit. We will reflect deeply on how to transform from within, and learn to live as God designed us – wholehearted and well-balanced. The retreat curriculum was inspired by the true story of Christian mystic Betty Skinner who journeyed from brokenness to wholeness through healing spiritual practice. Register here.
An Evening with William Cope Moyers
Sunday, November 14, 5:30 pm, PRUMC Sanctuary
As part of the One Lamb mental health initiative, we are honored to welcome William Moyers as our inaugural guest speaker. His best-selling memoir “Broken” intimately chronicles his personal experience of addiction, recovery and redemption. On this special evening, William Moyers will share his personal story of the devastation that addiction brought to his life, and the peace that came with his decision to remain in recovery. Register Here.
Respite Care Volunteer Information Sessions
Wednesdays, Sep 22, Oct 13, 10:00 – 11:00 am
Respite Care Atlanta needs volunteers for a few hours a week to greet, serve lunch, lead exercise or music, and walk alongside Club members who have cognitive impairment. Please contact Julie Wright or Jane Brann.
Sports, Recreation & Life Enrichment
Since 1968, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church Sports, Recreation and Life Enrichment has served area families with sports and recreational experiences designed to enrich the lives on our community and foster personal growth. We invite you to be a part of our family! Now registering for:
Afterschool Preschool Classes: Ages 3-6
High School Basketball League: Teams, Grades 9-12
Challenger Soccer-In Season Player Development Clinics: Ages 6-12
The Peach Pit Dance Company: Ages 1-adult
For more information and to register, please visit here.
Located on PRUMC’s beautiful Buckhead campus, The Preschool is an independent, faith based school, for children 12 months through 6 years-old. We are committed to nurturing the whole child in preparation for the most distinguished public and private primary schools in Atlanta. Visit here for more information.
Children & Families
Third Grade Bible Sunday
Sunday, September 19
8:30 am Bible presentation, Sanctuary
9:30 am Parent meeting
Our third graders receive the gift of a Bible from our church family, and embark on an exciting life exploration of learning how to use and understand God’s Word.
Young Adult Sunday School
Sundays, 10:00 am, C210
Join clergy and church leaders for inspiring lessons and discussion this fall. This group meets regularly for other events such as Happy Hour, Trivia, Hikes and community service projects. For more information, contact Rev. Leslie Watkins.
Trip to Etowah Indian Mounds and Tellus Science Museum’s Bentley Planetarium
Tuesday, September 21, 9:00 am, depart from Rollins
$25 with self-pay lunch. To reserve your spot, contact Rev. Julie Wright.
Men’s Breakfast with Dave Wethington
Friday, September 24, 7:00 am, Heritage Hall
The inspiring speaker for our first fall men’s breakfast is Dave Wethington. Dave is the chaplain at the Shepherd Center and has an amazing story of success, tragedy, and triumph. Open to all men. Register here.
Awaken to Wholeness Women’s Retreat
Saturday, November 6, 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
The authors of The Hidden Life Awakened and special guest leaders will take us through sessions to help us choose good health for our mind, body and spirit. Register here. For more information, please contact Rev. Leslie Watkins at email@example.com.