Sojourners is a St. Luke’s group for those age 50 and above. Its objective is to promote fellowship through participation in a wide variety of activities including, but not limited to, dinners, shows, travel, parties, day trips, bike trips, breakfasts, picnics, lectures, and much more.
Sojourners Schedule | Winter 2018
More information and sign up most Sundays at the Reception Desk.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 6 — EPIPHANY PARTY — 5:00 TO 8:00 PM (PARISH HALL)
Join your fellow Sojourners for an elegant evening celebrating the Festival of Lights. We’ll have heavy hors d’oeuvres and wine/beer/soft drinks. This is one of our most popular events. Cost: $20 pp, payable in advance. Sojourner reservation required by Sunday, December 31. Coordinator: Mary Anne Edwards.
THURSDAY, JAN. 18 — JESSICA SHATTUCK: THE WOMEN IN THE CASTLE (MARGARET MITCHELL HOUSE) — 7:00 PM
Jessica Shattuck will speak about her new book The Women in the Castle. Set at the end of WWII, this story is about three widows whose German husbands had resisted Hitler’s power in Germany. Location: Margaret Mitchell House. Cost: $10 ($5 members of Atlanta History Center). Tickets: atlantahistorycenter.com. Sojourner reservation required by Sunday, January 14. Coordinator: Jackie Lawrence.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4 — LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL (THEATRICAL OUTFIT) — 2:30 PM
Philadelphia, 1959: an audience gathers to witness, unknowingly, one of legend Billie Holiday’s last solo performances, featuring heart-melting numbers like “God Bless the Child,” “Strange Fruit,” and “What a Little Moonlight Can Do.” Buy tickets ($22-$49) as soon as possible at theatricaloutfit.org. Sojourner reservation required by Sunday, January 28. Coordinator: Michael Jones
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 — MAURICE HOBSON: THE LEGEND OF THE BLACK MECCA: POLITICS AND CLASS IN THE MAKING OF MODERN ATLANTA (ATLANTA HISTORY CENTER) — 8:00 PM
Author Maurice Hobson discusses his book examining the striking schism between the black political elite and poor city dwellers in the city often referred to as the Black Mecca. Tickets: atlantahistorycenter.com. Cost: $10 ($5 for Atlanta History Center members). Sojourner reservation required by Sunday, February 18. Coordinator: Jackie Lawrence.
FRIDAY, MARCH 2 — DINNER AT BASIL’S RESTAURANT (BUCKHEAD) — 7:00 PM
Join the Sojourners for an evening of fun, food, and fellowship. Basil’s is known for its great Mediterranean food and we can listen to Ednaldo Queiroz play Flamenco guitar while enjoying dinner. We will meet at 7:00 pm at Basil’s (2985 Grandview Ave NE, 30305). Entrees range from $14 to $29. Casual dress. Sojourners reservation required by Monday, February 26. Coordinator: Chris Kinney
SUNDAY, MARCH 18 — BELTLINE TREK — 2:00 PM
Explore the newly opened portion of the Eastside BeltLine and loop back through Reynoldstown to Inman Park. We’ll gather at the home of Jackie Lawrence (865 Ashland Avenue), or can meet and carpool from the Willsons’ home if more convenient. Meet-up locations will be firmed up prior to the date. Sojourners reservation required by Thursday, March 15. Coordinators: Bill and Susan Willson.
SATURDAY, APRIL 7 — THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN PANORAMIC EXPERIENCE (THE APEX MUSEUM) — 11:00 AM
The APEX Museum can also be described as “Where Every Month is Black History Month.” Tickets for seniors (55+) are $5.00 and parking is $8-10. We plan to go to lunch afterwards. Sojourners reservation required by Monday, April 2. Coordinator: Jackie Lawrence.
SUNDAY, APRIL 29 — ALWAYS . . . PATSY CLINE (ATLANTA LYRIC THEATER) — 2 PM
Always . . . Patsy Cline is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in l961, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her tragic death at age 30. We have ten tickets available at $48.58 (senior/group rate). Additional people may join the group by purchasing tickets directly from the box office (404-377-9948). Be aware that this show could sell out early. We’ll probably do dinner after the show. The Atlanta Lyric Theater is in the Cobb Civic Center complex. Sojourners reservation required by Tuesday, April 24. Coordinator: Noreen Horrigan.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS:
There are three convenient ways to sign up:
• Add your name to the sign-up sheet in the reception area outside the Parish Hall (most Sundays)
• Call the St. Luke's reservation line (404-873-7777 ext. 4)
• Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Always include the names of all attending, your phone & email address, and the name of the event. The coordinator will contact everyone via email prior to the event; this is why we need your email address!