On this Sunday when we come face to face with ourselves, you are invited to be still enough to see the presence of the living Lord.

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The members and friends of Stone Mountain First United Methodist Church welcome all persons. We are a diverse community both racially and ethnically. We claim our rich history and are looking forward to an equally rich future.

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5312 West Mountain Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083
Office: 770 469 9767

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April Informer 2015

Newsletter – April 2015

Holy Week

Palm Sunday Services March 29th at 8:30 and 11:00 Lenten Lunches begin at noon in the Sanctuary March 30 and continue through April 1.  Each day is followed by a light lunch in the Family Life Center. Maundy Thursday services in the Family Life Center at 6:30 pm on April 2.  Special artwork! Good Friday services at 6:30 in the Sanctuary on April 3rd. Join us for Easter and the Flowering of the Cross April 5th at 7:00 am (on top of Stone Mountain) and 8:30 and 11:00 in the sanctuary.

Easter Services

7:00 on the top of Stone Mountain

8:30 in the Sanctuary

11:00 in the Sanctuary

Noon Egghunt !

March 2015 Informer

Newsletter – March 2015

February 2015 Informer

Newsletter – February 2015

Upcoming Events

10:00 a.m. Tai Chi

April 27, 2015 8:00 am

6:30 p.m. Finance Committee in Fidelis Room

April 27, 2015 8:00 am

10:30 a.m. Bible Study

April 28, 2015 8:00 am

6:30 p.m. Yoga

April 28, 2015 8:00 am

2:00 p.m. JNR Rehearsal

April 29, 2015 8:00 am

6:30 p.m. Bible Studies

April 29, 2015 8:00 am

7:00 p.m. Recovery Group

April 29, 2015 8:00 am

7:30 p.m. CH

April 29, 2015 8:00 am

10:45 a.m. Al-Anon Meets in Parlor

April 30, 2015 8:00 am

Settled with being Unsettled

Psalm 4

Settled with being unsettled. That’s a phrase from one of the third year seminary students I know. She is crazy with so many people asking her what she is doing after graduation. She said, I am just settled with being unsettled.

This Psalm 4 is also settled with being unsettled. We remember when we read from the book of Psalms, we are reading from the Jewish songbook. Today, we who do the reading however, read these Psalms differently because of Jesus. Read more

For God So Loves; John 3: 14-21

John 3                                               For God So Loves…You

It is one of the best known and best loved verses in the Bible: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.” If you grew up going to Sunday School, you cannot remember a time when you did know this particular verse of scripture.

It is and has been the center of many Vacation Bible Schools and sermons – and is frequently lifted up as the perfect summation of Christian faith. Read more

The Shadow of the Cross

The Shadow of the Cross

Today’s scripture appears in all four of the gospels…when that happens, we should pay attention. In the Gospel of John we have the story of Jesus going up to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover.  The Passover celebration took place every year in the Jerusalem at the Temple. Every Jewish male was expected to make pilgrimage during this time. It was a week-long festival – Passover was one day and the rest of the week was the festival of the Unleavened Bread. The week Read more