By Lanta Cooper
Park Avenue Baptist Church invites the Grant Park community to its annual Easter Egg Hunt, to be held on Sunday, March 24 at 12pm following Palm Sunday Worship. The event will consist of a potluck lunch, an egg hunt, story time, and crafts for the children. Anyone wishing to participate should bring a side dish or desert to contribute to the potluck, as well as Easter baskets for your children. All are welcome!
As the church prepares… Continue reading
By Rebecca Wallace
Parents of young children: need a mid-week re-charge? If so, or if you are simply looking for more ways to enrich the whole family spiritually, St. Paul UMC in Grant Park invites you to join one or both of their new Wednesday night study groups.
On Jan. 30, preschool-age to 10-year-old children began a 10-week study series led by the video adventure, Molly Pickens and the Rainy Day Castle. Weekly discussions cover the traits of faith,… Continue reading
By Henry Bryant
Rev. Alvin Lingenfelter has recently been appointed the new Pastor at Martha Brown United Methodist Church. He began his duties there in the fall. Rev. Lingenfelter is on the faculty at LaGrange College in LaGrange, Georgia where he teaches in both the religion and sustainability fields and directs the Church Leadership Program.
Alvin and wife Lindsey have two children, Amos and Leighton, and live in the Forrest Hills Neighborhood of Decatur. He is thankful to be working… Continue reading
By Rev. Tony Lankford
On Sunday, November 4 at 11:00am, Park Avenue Baptist Church will host its first ever Celebration of Music service. This service will feature the Park Avenue Choir in addition to special musicians and vocalists.
While the service will focus on worship as expressed through gospel music, the ensemble will also employ traditional, classical, and modern musical expressions. Under the leadership of recognized musician and Woodward Academy music director Steve Rotz, the worship ministry of Park Avenue… Continue reading
By Rev. Tony Lankford
On Sunday morning, September 16, four local congregations converged on the green space at the corner of Park Avenue and Berne Street for their annual Worship in the Park service. This year Rev. Henra Chennault, Associate Pastor at Park Avenue Baptist Church, preached a message entitled “Come as You Are.” A joint choir sang, and the multi-denominational group took communion together as symbol of unity and oneness.
Before doing the service together, both St. Paul’s United… Continue reading
By Diana Godbey
Ormewood Park Presbyterian Church at 1071 Delaware Avenue will be holding their 7th Annual Advent Craft Festival and Bake Sale on Saturday, December 1, from 9:00am to 4:00pm and Sunday, December 2 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm in the church Fellowship Hall. Soup and bread lunch will be sold, along with gourmet pastries and coffees.
Artists and crafters are invited to join in and sell their wares. There is no charge for a space, but a donation to… Continue reading
By Lanta Cooper
Park Avenue Baptist Church will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 27 from 5:30pm to dark. This is a free event open to everyone in the community, and costumes are welcomed. There will be a moon bounce, festival games, crafts, face painting, popcorn, and a cupcake walk! We hope you’ll join us for this fun family event!
Park Avenue Baptist Church is located at 486 Park Avenue in Grant Park. Weekly worship services are held… Continue reading
By Bill Ericson
On Saturday, October 6 at 10:00am, St. Paul United Methodist Church will host its annual Blessing of the Animals service in Grant Park. The service is open to all residents of the area and their pets. If your pet does not travel well, please bring a picture. We will assemble behind the Milledge Fountain on Cherokee. Please bring chairs and blankets if you wish. In addition there will be a memorial banner for you to record… Continue reading
By Tony Lankford
The historic Park Avenue Baptist Church (PABC) is preparing to celebrate 142 years of ministry within the Southeast Atlanta community. PABC began in 1870 with a house of worship closer to downtown at the corner of Bell and Gilmer Streets. The church then moved to what is now The Jane property before locating to Park Avenue in 1929. Today PABC is a vibrant and diverse community of faith still very active in the community of Southeast Atlanta.… Continue reading