Phoenix Flies to Atlanta Churches, March 4-26

 

Phoenix Flies

March 4-26. Returning for its 13th year, Atlanta Preservation Center’s The Phoenix Flies provides an opportunity to learn about and celebrate Atlanta’s historic built environment. 

Many churches are included this year in the March 4-26 moveable feast.  For the first time St. Anne's Episcopal Church will be included in the celebration, for the stunning stained-glass windows and Flentrop organ, Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m. R.s.v.p. for the St. Anne’s gathering by March 8 to Pat Cobb at pcobb@saintannes.com.  Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist will also be part of the celebration for the first time with a history tour on March 15 at 1 p.m. These tours are open to the public.  For info about The Phoenix Flies celebration go to APC.

 

St. Mark United Methodist Church, designed by Willis Franklin Denny, St. Mark has stood at the corner of Peachtree and Fifth Streets since 1902. Saturday, March 4, and Saturday, March 11, 12 – 2 p.m.

 

Log Cabin Community Church, Sunday, March 5, 1-2 p.m., and Sunday, March 12, 1-2 p.m., 2699 Log Cabin Drive, Vinings 30339, the original log cabin here was built in 1912 for the Log Cabin Union Sunday School.  

 

First Church of Christ, Scientist, March 6 and 20, 2 p.m., built in 1913, an outstanding example of neo-classical architecture with intricate masonry exterior, 150 Fifteenth Street.

 

First Presbyterian Church, window and history tour, March 6 and March 20, 2 p.m. 1328 Peachtree Street NE 30309.

 

Anne's Episcopal Church will be included in the celebration, for the stunning stained-glass windows and Flentrop organ, Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m., 3098 Northside  Parkway, Atlanta 30327.

 

Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road, March 11, 10 a.m., all ages may attend this tour.

 

Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist, 2715 Peachtree Road, Atlanta 30305, will be part of the celebration for the first time with a history tour on March 15 at 1 p.m.

 

Peachtree Christian Church sanctuary tour, 1580 Peachtree Street, Atlanta 30309. Wednesday, March 15, 12:30 p.m., featuring one of the country’s finest collections of stained glass.

 

The Temple. Current synagogue was designed in 1930 by Philip Trammell Shutze, chartered in 1867 as the first official Jewish organization in Atlanta.  1589 Peachtree Street, Atlanta 30309, Wednesday, March 15, 2:30 p.m.

 

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, tour of nave and stained glass collection, Friday, March 17, and Friday, March 24, at 12:30 p.m., 435 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta 30308, known for stained glass, large pipe organ, and the Good Shepherd mural by Edwin H. Blashfield.

 

Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, stained glass and a historic organ will be featured as well as a tour of the French gothic inspired building, March 19 and March 26 at 2 p.m., 1026 Ponce de Leon 30307.

 

 

 The Black Church as the Cultural Womb of the African American Community, 22 churches in the English Avenue area, meet at 471 English Avenue for a 45 minute presentation and a brisk one-hour walk. March 19, 1 p.m.

 

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1907 Neo-Romanesque church built in 1907. 501 Grant Street SE, Atlanta 30312, Sunday, March 26, 2 p.m.

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