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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A collection of our weekly sermons in transcript form. Audio versions will be available soon.

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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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Latest News

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

July Informer

Newsletter – July 2014

Upcoming Events

Pipes and Drums

October 4, 2014 8:00 am

Sunday Worship Events

October 5, 2014 8:30 am

Tai Chi 10:00

October 6, 2014 10:00 am

Bible Study 10:30 – 11:30

October 7, 2014 10:30 am

Yoga 6:30 pm

October 7, 2014 6:30 pm

Bible Studies 6:30 – 7:30

October 8, 2014 6:30 pm

Choir Rehearsal 7:30 – 9:00

October 8, 2014 7:30 pm

T Shirt Orders Due for Wesley Walk

October 10, 2014 8:00 am

Choir Retreat

October 11, 2014 9:00 am

Most Importantly

Philippians 1:21-30

Striking words… Most Importantly.

I have these letters – Letters written by my great grandmother in 1924 to her children – in the midst of the great depression – I think the stamps cost 3 cents – and she probably didn’t have money for that.

I have letters from Kelly the year we met and spent the summer apart – all tied with a green ribbon and in my hope chest. Read more

Seventy Times Seven…From the Heart

The Scripture lessons from Matthew’s gospel are part of what scholars have dubbed as the “sermon on the church”. This week’s lesson has to do with the necessity for grace and forgiveness in a community that shares life. .

Jesus says to all who would hold on to their pain and anger, all who would choose to sit around nursing their wounds for a lifetime, all who might choose righteous indignation, to stop. Only a congregation that forgives seventy-seven times—that is, as often as necessary—can maintain this life of accountability. According to Jesus: Read more

Love, for the day is near

Romans 13: 8-14

An old monk was standing at the gate of a monastery when a stranger walked by. “What do you do in there all day?” the stranger asked. The old monk replied, “We fall down and we get up again.”

This is not just the experience of monks, This is the experience of all of us. We fall down and we get up again – with Love’s help. Read more