Distractions

According to the Church’s calendar, this Sunday is Transfiguration Sunday. It is the day when we remember how Jesus took His disciples up to the top of a very high mountain and was transfigured before them. Through this transfiguration, the disciples began to see Jesus as he really was for...

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Thank You!

I don’t know if I have ever told you this before, but there are often times when I am deeply inspired by your devotion and commitment. Such has been the case over the last three weeks. You may recall that on Sunday, January 26, the Finance Committee Chairperson, Neal Purcell,...

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Boy Scout Sunday

One of the outstanding associations of the United Methodist Church, and more specifically Dunwoody United Methodist Church, is the relationship we share with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). As a part of that association, each year, we set aside the second Sunday in February to recognize and celebrate our...

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These Things Are Made Possible…

Last Sunday morning, Neal Purcell, the Committee on Finance Chairperson gave a financial update on the church. He ended by announcing that we will close our Stewardship Campaign on Sunday, Feb. 9, and build our budget around the commitments that have been made at that time. If you were here,...

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The Real Question Is…

The other day, I ran across a website called, “Lifespan Calculator.” It is sponsored by Northwestern Mutual and it does just what its name implies. It asks you a series of questions and based on your answers to those questions, it calculates the age to which you can expect to...

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Welcome Mark Lamback

Last Sunday, we recognized the ministry of Rev. Sonny Walden. Unfortunately, I was not able to be here due to a death in the family. However, I was able to watch through livestream and I had a chance to share a few thoughts with you by way of Rev. David...

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Soli Deo Gloria By Rev. Sonny Walden

When I look back on the past 12 years at Dunwoody UMC I am overcome with gratitude. It fills me with appreciation and humility that I have been fortunate enough to serve this incredible congregation over these years. With the participation of hundreds of people, I have been able to...

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First Things First

Each January, as we step through the threshold of a brand new year, we make a list of New Year’s resolutions. What’s on your list? The other day I did a quick review of the surveys on New Year’s Resolutions for 2019—the 2020 resolutions have not been published yet. There...

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Love Came Down from Heaven!

Recently, I was at a Sunday School class Christmas luncheon and around our table the question came up, “What’s the most meaningful Christmas gift you ever received?” Several around the table began a journey back through their memories and began to speak of gifts they had received many years ago...

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Gloria

The Chancel Choir’s annual Christmas concert is Sunday, Dec. 15, at 3:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The largest work on the program is John Rutter’s, “Gloria.” Gloria is a musical setting of parts of the Latin Gloria. It resulted from a commission of Mel Olson, who conducted choirs in Omaha,...

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