Eight Dunwoody churches are joining together to offer a unique, community-wide Thanksgiving service complete with music, inspirational messages and good cheer on Tuesday, November 20. This first-ever gathering will be held at Dunwoody High School’s Performing Arts Center and begins at 7p.m. Admission is free.
A group of Dunwoody clergy, which meets regularly throughout the year, came up with the idea for the special evening of thanks-giving. This year’s service will be held at the auditorium where the Village Church holds Sunday services. The pastors’ group envisions future annual services at participants’ various home churches.
Pastor Wiley Stephens of Dunwoody Methodist Church will give the message on November 20, and other pastors will participate with readings and prayers. Doug Allen from the Village Church of Dunwoody will be leading worship, with band members from the Village and other participating churches. In addition to Pastor Stephens, pastors and churches participating in the community Thanksgiving service are: Brian Dale, Kingswood Methodist Church; Mack Hannah, Dunwoody Baptist Church; Jim Reiter, The Village Church of Dunwoody; Jason Whitener, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church; Ed Fuller and Dick Gaines, St. Patrick’s Church; Msgr Marren, All Saints Catholic Church and Jeff Jansen and Bryan Marvel, Dunwoody Community Church.
In addition, Tamara Carrera, CEO and Executive Director of the Community Assistance Center (CAC) will be speaking about the organization’s efforts to help Dunwoody and Sandy Springs neighbors in need. A special offering will be taken to benefit the CAC’s work to provide compassionate assistance and promote self reliance.
For more information about the Dunwoody Thanksgiving service, visit www.VillageChurchDunwoody.org.