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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About Us

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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Informer – October 2014

Newsletter – October 2014 (1)

Wesley Walk for Others: Walk Coordinator Information

Thank you for your interest in continuing the Wesley Walk for Others! For 31 years this event was the major fundraiser for Wesley Community Centers, Inc. which ministered to poor in Atlanta since 1902. Wesley Community Centers ceased to operate in April, 2014, but the Wesley Walk for Others lives on! Now, you can determine the “Others” for whom you will walk.

As Walk Coordinator for your congregation, your responsibilities will be:

  • recruit walkers
    • get them to collect money
    • and fill out an indemnification form,
  • Two weeks before the Walk (by October 10th) you will
    • send the attached Registration Form
    • with a signed Indemnification Form (also attached) for each participant
    • Collect money from each participant ($10 per shirt or $15 for XXL and larger)
      • send one check from the church made payable to:
      • ADOX District, 1000 Main Street, Suite C, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
      • Memo line: Wesley Walk for Others
      • Mark envelope: attn.: Sue Raymond
    • Check must be received by October 10 to have shirts available on Walk Day.
  • Create a poster showing the group that will be the recipient of the funds that your church raises. Bring the poster to the Wesley Walk for Others to display on the Walk route.
  • After the Walk, let us know how much money your church raised and share stories about how your participation in the Walk blessed your congregation and the group that received the funds you raised.



Newsletter – September 2014

Wesley Walk for Others

Join us!  We are hosting the annual Wesley Walk for Others on October 25, 2014 with a 6 mile hike around Stone Mountain.  Stone Mountain First is raising money for Nanette Todd’s Kids Camp.  We are encouraging each walker to raise $200.  The race starts at 7:30 am.  For more information, or to volunteer contact the church.  Each participant will need to fill out the Indemnification Clause.

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August Informer

Newsletter – August 2014

Upcoming Events

Wesley Walk for Others 7:30 am

October 25, 2014 7:30 am

Sunday Worship Events

October 26, 2014 8:30 am

Tai Chi 10:00

October 27, 2014 10:00 am

Bible Study 10:30 – 11:30

October 28, 2014 10:30 am

Yoga 6:30 pm

October 28, 2014 6:30 pm

Joyful Noise Ringers 2:00 pm

October 29, 2014 2:00 pm

Bible Studies 6:30 – 7:30

October 29, 2014 6:30 pm

Choir Rehearsal 7:30 – 9:00

October 29, 2014 7:30 pm

The Lord is at Hand

Philippians 4: 4-9

Do you know a worrier? Are you a worrier? No jabbing the person next to you. If your answer is yes to either of these questions, then today’s final sermon on the book of Philippians is for you. I was raised by a worrier, who was raised by a worrier. My grandfather was such a worrier, that he wouldn’t let my mother learn how to ride a bike because of all the things that might happen. Read more

Press on!

Philippians 3: 12-14

Press on! Press on! Isn’t that what we are called to do? Press on! Now I’m not talking about ironing here. Sometimes we are all so pressing on that we fail to live the life we have. We are busy. Working. Gaining. Collecting. Gathering. Raising. Working out. What do you think of when you think of finishing the race? Winning. Trophies. I remember a time when these trophies were all displayed on lovely shelves. Yesterday I dug them out of a box in the basement. Read more

World Communion Sunday

Philippians 1: 1-13

This morning when the sun burst through the sky in the east…folks gathered to break bread. People have been gathering all day – and now we too join the ancient ritual and join our hearts and heads, hands and mouths to celebrate the gift of Holy Communion with the entire Christian world. All of us. Eating bread and loving Jesus together. Read more