peachtree road storybook

Write down for the coming generation what the Lord has done, so that people not yet born will praise him. – Psalms 102:18

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In June of this year, we will begin a year-long celebration of our 100th anniversary! We are excited to acknowledge “100 brilliant years of ministry” in a variety of meaningful ways.  This website has been created to curate and share the stories of Peachtree Road.  Each story is a glimpse into the chapters of our church life and history.

Sunday School at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church

Sunday School in the Early Years

Today, our church has over 70 rooms suitable for Sunday School classes serving every age group from infants to centenarians.  A hundred years ago, there was nothing.  Nothing except the desire to provide a Methodist worship experience to a blossoming part of our city, to worship our Savior together, and to be part of a community of believers.

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Sketch of church with columns and steeple

The Romance of a Church Building

There is romance in building a bridge, a factory… a school, anything which develops community…. But the romance of building a church is greater still. Now these various fabrics have been fashioned into a shrine beneath whose high and hospitable roof
man engage in the highest act of which men are capable, communion with the infinite and eternal Creator Spirit whom our spirits are akin.

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Parish in front of church

List of Firsts

The Woman’s Missionary Society First BaptismsCordelia Ann Salter and Ann Cora Cornwall, infant granddaughters of Dr. and Mrs. Salter, were baptized on May 5, 1925

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