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ANNOUNCEMENTS SUPPORT 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 manner. Comprised of a video, group discussion and a personal workbook. Cost is $15. Contact JoAnn Akers at 678-352-8334 or

FELLOWSHIP New Pictorial Directory Save the date! June 5 – 16. It's time to have your picture taken for our new pictorial directory. Sign up online at: More information coming soon. If you’d like to help with our new directory, please contact Reformation Tour September 10 – 19. Spots are still available. Register by June 1. Rev. Dan and Carol Brown and Revs. David and Joy Melton lead a tour of Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Contact Rev. David Melton or Mary Celeste Llaurador, 770-394-0675.

PERFORMING ARTS Visual Arts in the Library Visual Arts in the Library presents "Summer in Nantucket," a collection of works by Susan Anderson. The exhibit will be on display early May through the end of June. Red, White and Broadway June 24, 4:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall. Our annual summer concert features selections from hit Broadway shows including West Side Story, Ragtime and Les Misérables. For more information, contact or 770-542-1661.

NURSERY MINISTRY Summer Camp 2018 Children ages 2 – kindergarten, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday, June 4 – Aug 9 (except the week of June 11 and July 2). Camps are open to both members and nonmembers. The cost is $150 per week, per child. Drop-in is open during the summer camp for ages 6 months – 2 years (limited spots). Contact to register.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY 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

VBS and God Squad Registration June 11-14. VBS (Pre-K – rising 3rd grade)/God Squad (rising 4th – 6th grades) registration is open. Visit Preschool Sunday School Preschool Sunday school will continue all summer long! Visit the link below to sign up and teach. go/409054fafa82da20-955

SPORTS AND LEISURE Sports and Leisure Summer Camps Registration 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 Kids in the Kitchen. Open to the community. Camp after care available daily until 5:00 p.m. To register, visit or, contact Boys Summer Basketball League Four-week season begins June 26. Open to boys in kindergarten through 2nd grade (2017 – 18 school year). Weekly practices/games on Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Contact or visit for details. Pickleball Summer Open Play Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Gym. Join us for Pickleball, the nation's fastest growing sport. Open play every Tuesday through the summer. Equipment is provided and all levels are welcome. Bring a friend! Open to the community. For more information, contact

YOUTH MINISTRY Halle Grace Scott Memorial Summer Internship We are pleased to announce that Ginna Feiman accepted the inaugural summer internship with the Youth Staff. Ginna embodies the characteristics and values that Halle did — she is kind hearted, service minded, has a love for others and core belief in Jesus Christ. We are excited to have Ginna’s leadership in youth ministry this summer.

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.

FIFTY FIVE PLUS New Friends Monday, May 14, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. at Los Rancheros. Reservations due by noon, May 12. New Friends is a group of widowed (men and women) that meet for lunch on the second Monday of each month. To RSVP, please contact Betty Moreland at 770-641-8519. Seniorcizer Summer Recess The class will be suspended for the summer. The last class will be on May 24 and resuming September 13.

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, May 13, 2018 Musica Gloria Rehearsal DUMC Drama Youth Soccer Make Up Games Bells Aflame Youth Handbell Choir Rehearsal Youth Choir Rehearsal Sunday Night Live Men's Bible Study HS Sophomore Girls Small Group Monday, May 14, 2018 Fitness Classes PALS Women's Choir Rehearsal Family, Living, and Giving UMW Circle VFW Post 10822 Luncheon Fitness Classes Chess Club Youth Soccer Practices Adult Handbell Choir Rehearsal SPRC Meeting Women's AA Stephen Ministry Balancing Act Monthly Meeting DUMC Drama Girl Scout Leader Meeting Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Junior Boys Small Group Fitness Classes Christian Yoga Eschatology in Daniel Cooking and Science Enrichment Classes Pickleball Youth Soccer Practices Transitional Housing Mtg Grief Support Group NAMI Support Groups Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Fit 4 Christ Fitness Classes UMW Heart & Home Restored Preschool Program and Parties Li'l Lambs Rehearsal Tone Chimes Rehearsal Cherub Boys and Girls Rehearsal Carol Choir Rehearsal Grace Kids Youth Soccer Practices Crusader Choir Rehearsal Mid-Week Moments Communion Service High School Bible Study Faith Focus Wed Night Ladies Bible Study Faith Focus Men's Bible Study Restored Chancel Choir Rehearsal Youth Praise Band Practice Thursday, May 17, 2018 Seniorcizers Christian Yoga Preschool Program and Parties Fitness Classes Youth Soccer Practices Knitting Friday, May 18, 2018 Rotary Club of Dunwoody Fitness Classes Chick Fil A Lunch and Learn Men's AA Saturday, May 19, 2018 Package of Hope Youth Soccer Games

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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: All:

Songs of Praise

We’ve come to worship God, Who loved us before we were yet born, Who knows us even better than we know ourselves, Whose presence never leaves us, and whose love for us never ceases. This is our God. Let’s worship together!

*Hymn #154

All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name




Let the Praise Him Ring Trust and Obey


Greet Your Neighbor

Last fall the Moving Forward Together Capital Campaign raised the funds for renovations to significantly enhance both our Traditional and Contemporary worship experiences. Construction begins this week and the first phase is expected to continue through October. Please make note of the following: Starting Sunday, May 20, worship and Sunday School will be held as follows: 8:45 a.m. – Contemporary Service in the Fellowship Hall

Words of Welcome CORONATION

Song of Praise

10,000 Reasons

8:45 a.m. – Morning Prayer & Holy Communion, renamed to “Chapel Service” in the Chapel

Prayer for Illumination

Psalm 33; #767

Scripture Reading

Prayer of Thanksgiving New every morning is your love, great God of light and all day long you are working for good in the world. Stir up in us desire to serve you, to live peacefully with our neighbors, and to devote each day to your Son, our Savior, Jesus Christ the Lord. Amen.


1 Peter 2:1–10


Tips for Renovating Churches

Jerry Rhea page 1475 Rev. Kathy Brockman

(Renovations, Part 1)

1 Peter 2:1–10

Bryan Muddiman

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

Sherry Allen

In Christ Alone Tips for Renovating Churches

Rev. Dan Brown

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

Song of Praise

Build Your Kingdom Here

Ushers: Richard Browne — Head Usher, Peggy Browne, Richard Browne, Lollie DeFreese, Ragan DeFreese, Lucretia Farley, Karen Foreman, Brad Harris, Kim Harris, Alaina Moncrief, Ed Moncrief, Sophia Moncrief

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.


The Twenty-Third Psalm

Vaughan Williams

(from The Song of the Pilgrims) Hugh Winn, tenor; Elizabeth Lamback, violin; organ

Holy Communion #12 *Hymn #664

Sent Forth By God's Blessing


*Passing of the Peace

Sunday School, 9:55 a.m. – Adult classes will continue to meet in their designated rooms. Youth will continue to meet in the Youth Area. Children K-5th grade will meet in the gym and preschoolers ages 3 – 5 will meet in the preschool hallway. Additionally, church business offices on the first floor will be closed, including the reception area, mailboxes, Prayer Room, Prayer Ministry office, workroom and conference rooms. Clergy and staff offices will be relocated throughout the building and the main reception desk will move to the Activities Building Welcome Desk.

(Renovations, Part 1)


Prayers of the People and The Lord’s Prayer

11:05 a.m. – Traditional Service in the Fellowship Hall

CONCERNS AND CELEBRATIONS Prayer Concerns Ben Bailey, Patty Colson, Brian DeChant, Dana Ellingson, Delaine Frontier, West Guy, Bob Hallenberg, Lois Kroeger, Rev. Melton McNeill, Sherri Odom, Gertrude Prager, Joyce Wray, Dot Yates Christian Sympathy Hadiya Claxton on the death of her husband, Dean Kelly, father of Caden, Courtney and Chloe, on April 26, 2018.

*Stand as you are able.

Greg and Jan Mackay on the death of his father, Ross Mackay, grandfather of Brittany, on May 1, 2018.

Ushers: Jack Eubank – Head Usher, Bill Barnes, Jim Knight, Geoffrey Nixon, Larry Price, Alan Raby, Phil Scott

Altar Flowers In memory of Barbara Tuttle by her children Susan, Judy, and Danny.

Communion Servers: Jerry Rhea and Charlotte Turner

In memory of Tommy Thompson by his family.

making and lunch packing to support the "Smart Lunch, Smart Kid" program. All ages Notice of Annual Charge Conference are welcome. Donations are also encouraged Monday, May 21, 7:30 p.m., Asbury Room. and can be placed in the donation bins near The purpose of this Charge Conference is to the Nursery. For more information, please do the annual work of the church which contact includes voting on nominations and clergy Foodstock salaries. The Church Council meeting is Saturday, August 11, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. immediately following. DUMC, with the help of Simpsonwood UMC WORSHIP and other local congregations, we will package over 300,000 meals in only 10 hours. But, we Altar Flowers The Worship Committee invites you to need volunteers! Please register at donate altar flowers in honor of the life of For more information, a loved one or to celebrate a special event. contact The cost of designating these arrangements Wellspring Living Donations is $100 and donations go directly towards Wellspring Living, a DUMC Mission partner, the purchase of flowers. To place your order, supports victims of human trafficking by contact providing transformative care to those or 770-542-1675. affected. Please consider donating toiletry items for victims. Items can be placed in MISSIONS the donation bin next to the Nursery. For Foster Care Awareness more information, or, for a complete list Wednesday, May 30, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., of needs, contact Amanda Hene at Wesley Room. DUMC is hosting an information session presented by the United Methodist Girl Scout Troop Book Donation Children's Home. Participants will learn about Girl Scout Troop 13579 is sponsoring a book foster care, what it takes to be a foster parent drive to benefit the students at Dunwoody and the much needed volunteer roles, such Springs Elementary. If you are interested as babysitting and respite care. To RSVP, in donating kindergarten through fifth please contact Rosemary Watts at grade books, please place them in the designated bin located near the Nursery. Hightower Homework Club Summer Camp For more information, contact June 4 – 8 and July 9 – 13, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Looking for volunteers to help with camp. To signup, contact Mission Mondays June 4, 11, 18, 25 and July 9, 16 and 23, 6:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall. Join us for sandwich-


5-13-2018 Contemporary Worship  
5-13-2018 Contemporary Worship