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ANNOUNCEMENTS My Fair Lady May 3-5 at 7:00 p.m., May 6 at 3:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall. Join us for a night of musical theatre! Featuring Eliza Doolittle (Emily Decker), Henry Higgins (Robert Edwards) and an excellent ensemble directed by George Fox. Tickets are $15 online at, or available at the door.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY Kindergarten Preview Sign up for Plugged In’s Rising Kindergartner Preview. Sunday, April 22, 9:55 a.m. For more information, email Children’s Choir Musical Wednesday, May 9, 6:30 p.m., Sanctuary. DUMC Children's Choirs and Tone Chimes will present "Soul on Fire" to share the Good News with the World! Summer Bible Olympics Sundays, May 27 - August 5, 9:55 a.m., Gym. Get ready for K-5 Summer Bible Olympics. We need two older youth and adult volunteers per week. No preparation necessary - just show up with a smile! Sign up at children. VBS/God Squad 2018 - Rolling River Rampage VBS and God Squad Registration June 11-14. VBS (Pre-K - rising 3rd grade)/God Squad (rising 4th - 6th grades) registration is now open. Visit

YOUTH MINISTRY Graduating Seniors May 6, 12:15 p.m., Youth Area. Graduating Seniors and their families are invited to the Class of 2018 Graduation Celebration and Luncheon. Please RSVP to Brooke Freeman by April 19,

MEN’S MINISTRY Men’s Study Group Sunday, April 15, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Young Adult Suite. John Coates leads a six-week study of Timothy Keller's book, "The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism." This study is open to men of all ages and stages of life. To register, contact For more information, contact John Coates at 404-922-1896 or

SPORTS AND LEISURE Summer Camps Registration Now Open! Most camps run Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., including Challenger British Soccer, Basketball All Stars, Creative Kids Art and Cooking Capers. Open to the community. To register, visit or for more information, contact Boys Summer Basketball League 4-week season begins June 26. Open to boys in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade (2017-18 school year). For more information, contact or visit for details. Lacrosse Clinic April 29, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., DUMC Field. Boys in grades 1-5 can learn to play one of the fastest growing sports in the United States! All equipment is provided in this instructional, recreational introductory lacrosse program. No body checking or stick checking will be permitted. To register:

YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY Sunday School - 9:55 a.m., Young Adult Suite. Classes range from college students and recent grads to singles and married couples. Brothers Around Christ - Thursday, April 26, 7:30 p.m., Brass Tap. Men's group in our 20s and 30s+. Email for more info. GraceTime - Thursday, April 26, 7:00 p.m., Young Adult Suite. UMW Circle for young adult women. We meet monthly for fellowship and to spotlight unique and creative ways to give back.

FIFTY FIVE PLUS The State Botanical Garden of Georgia Wednesday, April 18, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Cost is $25 for bus fare and a walking tour (no steps). Lunch in the Botanical Gardens café is an individual expense. Register and pay at or call Mary Ruffin at 770-542-1275. Payment due Monday, April 16. Supper Before My Fair Lady Friday, May 4, 5:30 p.m., Young Adult Suite for a light supper before attending My Fair Lady. Tickets for the performance can be purchased online or at the door. The cost for the light super is $5. Register and pay for the supper at or call Mary Ruffin, 770 -542-1675 by Tuesday, May 1. Pickleball Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Gym. Join us for Pickleball, a great way to be active and social for all ages. All equipment is provided. All levels welcome. Don't know how to play? Our regular Pickleballers will be happy to teach you. Open to the community. Free. Join PALS this Spring Mondays, through May 14. The next Perimeter Adult Learning & Services, Inc. (PALS) session is $45 covers up to three classes or visit for $8 a day. For details, visit our website or call 770-698-0801.

WELCOME FIRST-TIME GUESTS We are glad you are here and have a small gift for you. Please stop by the Welcome Desk outside of the Sanctuary or in the Activities Building lobby this morning. For more about joining Dunwoody UMC, contact Rev. David Melton, 770-394-0675, Paths by which you can join: Transfer of Letter when you have been a member of another church Profession of Faith when you have been baptized but have not actually joined a church Profession of Faith and Baptism when you have neither joined a church nor been baptized.

BE INFORMED Stay up to date on all that is going on at Dunwoody UMC through our weekly enewsletter, eConnections. Sign up at for this newsletter and other age or interest specific communications.

DUNWOODY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1548 Mt. Vernon Road Dunwoody, GA 30338 Phone: 770-394-0675 After Hours: 770-542-1667 Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday Prayer Line: 770-671-8239

THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS Sunday, April 15, 2018 Homebound Visitation Ministry Visitation for Nancy Murphy Standard Bells Aflame Youth Handbell Choir Rehearsal Youth Choir Rehearsal Radical Hospitality Training Disciple 2 Men's Bible Study HS Sophmore Girls Small Group Monday, April 16, 2018 Fitness Classes PALS Women's Choir Rehearsal Fitness Classes Chess Club Adult Handbell Choir Rehearsal Human Trafficking Task Force Women's AA Radical Hospitality Training Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Junior Boys Small Group Fitness Classes Christian Yoga WOW Bible Study Eschatology In Daniel Pickleball Perimeter North Villages Transitional Housing Mtg Grief Support Group Young Adult Kickball NAMI Support Groups Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Fit 4 Christ Fitness Classes UMW Heart & Home Georgia State Botanical Gardens Tour WOW Goliath Must Fall by Louie Giglio Restored, Finding Redemption in our mess. Disciple 1 Fast Track Li'l Lambs Rehearsal Promise Kids Tone Chimes Rehearsal Cherub Boys and Girls Rehearsal Carol Choir Rehearsal Grace Kids Wednesday Night Supper Crusader Choir Rehearsal High School Bible Study Faith Focus Wed Night Ladies Bible Study Disciple 1 Fast Track Faith Focus Men's Bible Study Restored, Finding Redemption in our Mess Chancel Choir Rehearsal WOW Restless Youth Praise Band Practice Thursday, April 19, 2018 Emmaus Reunion Group Seniorcizers Christian Yoga World War II Roundtable The Church Network Knitting Friday, April 20, 2018 Fitness Classes Men's AA

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A Dynamic Christian Community of Fully Devoted Followers of Jesus Christ! 1548 Mt. Vernon Road | Dunwoody, GA | Senior Pastor: Rev. Dan Brown Associate Pastors: Rev. Josh Amerson, Rev. Kathy Brockman, Rev. Jenna Kennedy, Rev. David Melton and Rev. Sonny Walden




*Call to Praise and Prayer Pastor: People: Pastor: People: Pastor: All:

Songs of Praise

Shouts of joy and victory abound! The Lord has done mighty and wondrous things! God has conquered sin and death once and for all time. Let us proclaim the good news with joyous hearts. Jesus Christ is risen today! Alleluia! He is risen indeed!



Here and Now

Sermon Series – Where You Will Find Him… Join us as we explore the resurrection appearances of Jesus. April 22 - …In Everyday Life (John 21:1-8); April 29 - …In Mission and Ministry (John 21:15-19). Mother's Day Slideshow If you have pictures of your mom or wife that you would like displayed, then please send them to or submit hard copies to the church office by Sunday, May 6.

Trust and Obey Greet Your Neighbor Words of Welcome

*Hymn #545

The Church's One Foundation


Psalm 133 #850

Prayer for Illumination Scripture Reading

John 20:19-28

Reid Neel

Prayer of Thanksgiving We thank you, God, for raising Jesus Christ to live among us forever. We thank you for the new life you offer us, that hope, not fear, and love, not coldness, may rule our lives. May we know the risen Christ among us today, through the power of your Spirit. Amen.


John 20:19 -28

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Prayers for Others and the Lord's Prayer Tithes and Offerings

Jackie Smith

Whom Shall I Fear


In Community

Rev. Dan Brown

(Where You Will Find Him, Part 2)


In Community

Rev. Jenna Kennedy (Where You Will Find Him, Part 2)

Service of Confirmation Song of Praise

Prayers of the People After each prayer, the Leader will conclude: Lord, in your mercy, and all may respond, Hear our prayer.

All the People Said Amen


Tithe and Offering One of the highest privileges we have as Christians is to respond to God’s grace by financially supporting the mission and ministry of Christ’s church. Through your gifts, lives are touched.


If With All Your Hearts Ye Truly Seek Me (Elijah) Mendelssohn Sidnei Alferes, tenor

If with all your heart ye truly seek Me, Ye shall ever surely find Me, Thus saith our God. Oh, that I knew where I might find Him, That I might even come before His presence.

Holy Communion #12 *Hymn # 557

Blest Be the Tie That Binds


CONCERNS AND CELEBRATIONS Prayer Concerns Brian DeChant, Dana Ellingson, Bob Hallenberg, Rev. Melton McNeill, Lloyd Netherton, Sherri Odom, Sharon Stout, Ricki Vann, Jim Williams, Dot Yates Christian Sympathy Dallas and Don Mueller on the death of her father, Fred Miller; grandfather of Luke, Diana and Anna Harper, on April 1, 2018.

*Passing of the Peace

Bill and Kay Taylor on the death of his mother, Jeanne Taylor; grandmother of Will, Zachary and Kristen, April 4, 2018.

*Stand as you are able.

Congratulations Dave and Kay Schwenk on the birth of their first great grandchild, Damian Alexander Ramirez, born March 27, 2018, in Sylva, N.C.

Ushers: Bob Houghton – Head Usher, Jim Anchors, Marv Dussinger, Harlan James, Kyle Mastin, Rick Siebert

Altar Flowers In memory of Derek Cunnold by the Cunnold family.

nation, and our world on this day. Visit various prayer stations to offer your prayers and experience different ways to pray and to be in prayer for others. For more information, contact Carol Johnson at


GriefShare Wednesday, June 6 for 13 weeks (excluding July 4), 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Room 253. Group designed to help those who have lost loved ones, no matter when, navigate the ups and downs of grief in a confidential, caring MISSIONS manner. Comprised of a video, group Habitat for Humanity - Sign up to build! discussion and a personal workbook. Cost is April 19-21 and 25-28. Join us for our 3rd Blitz $15. Contact JoAnn Akers at 678-352-8334 or Build and 28th home! Invite co-workers, friends and family members to take a day off Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group to build. Register now at Second Thursday of the month, 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m., Wesley Room. If you have a loved m. Contact Jack Whitley,, one suffering from Alzheimer's or any of the or Samantha Faklaris, other dementias, such as vascular or Parkinson's dementia, there is a confidential Package of Hope caring support group. Contact JoAnn Akers, Saturday, April 28 , 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., or 678-352-8334. Youth Area. Distribute non-perishable food to feed a family of four for several days and make families feel welcome as they work to get back FELLOWSHIP on their feet. Please contact Cindy Hatcher, Radical Hospitality Training Learn more about Radical Hospitality at one of Human Trafficking Committee Meeting three training sessions: Sunday, April 15, 5:00 April 16, 6:30 p.m., Wesley Room. The steering p.m-6:30 p.m., Wesley Room; Monday April committee will meet to solidify best steps for 16, 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Room 254; Tuesday, continued awareness. For more information, April 24, 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Wesley Room. contact Chris Cox at, or For more information, contact 404-455-9793. Hightower Homework Club Summer Camp Wednesday Night Supper DUMC is responsible for crafts and volunteers Make weekly reservations via a pew card, for the weeks of June 4-8 and July 9-13. The email to or camp hours are 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., daily. phone 770-542-1663 by noon each Monday. Contact Brooke Freeman at Library Exhibit and Meet and Greet Presenting “Lands Afar and Mine," the new exhibit hosted by Visual Arts in the Library through the end of April. Please join our GROWTH featured artist for an informal meet-and-greet Restored: Finding Redemption in Our Mess in the library Sunday, April 22, after the 8:45 Wednesdays, through May 9, 10:00 a.m. – services and after the 11:05 service. 11:30 a.m., or 7:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m., Asbury Reformation Tour Room. Rev. David Melton leads a study of Dr. September 10-19. Rev. Dan and Carol Brown Tom Berlin’s book. To register, contact and Revs. David and Joy Melton lead a tour of Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Contact Discover DUMC Rev. David Melton or Mary Celeste Llaurador, April 15, 22, 29, 9:55 a.m., Young Adult Suite. Discover DUMC gatherings are an introduction 770-394-0675. to our church and our United Methodist denomination. Rev. David Melton and other church clergy and staff teach the series of classes. Join us for a tour of the church on May 6. To sign up contact or 770-3940675 ext. 136. Day of Prayer Thursday, May 3, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Chapel. Sponsored by the Prayer Ministry, join us as we offer prayers for our community, our

PERFORMING ARTS Emmet Cahill Performance Sunday, April 29, 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary. Emmet Cahill, an exciting young, Irish tenor performs a benefit concert along with our Youth and Chancel Choirs. Proceeds go to The Summit Counseling Center at Dunwoody UMC to provide services to youth in our community. Admission tickets are $30. Pre-concert meet and greet tickets are $45. Purchase online at

4-15-2018 Contemporary and Morning Worship Bulletin  
4-15-2018 Contemporary and Morning Worship Bulletin