Event Word of the Day

Word of the Day – Wendy Palmer

Word of the Day is “Encouragement” – Wendy Palmer

Berean SDA Church


Celebrating the Life of Zellima Howard

Your deepest condolences to the Howard family.

Berean SDA Church


Pastor’s Corner with Sherwin Jack

Sherwin Jack, Ph.D., Senior Pastor, Berean SDA Church, May 13, 2020 

We believe there is a power in prayer to unify the church and bring strength to the community.

Please give to support Berean SDA Church and the community.


Flattening the Next Curve – Mental Health During & After COVID-19

You are invited to attend a FREE live, virtual roundtable, hosted by Finn Partners, to hear from healthcare leaders, advocates, and industry experts on how mental health – and the experiences of patients, caregivers and providers – is being shaped by COVID-19

When: Thursday, May 14, 12 – 1 pm EDT

Where: FREE Webinar – registration required. RSVP at this link to complete your registration. 

The moderated discussion will cover topics as access to care in minority and underserved communities, the industry’s response to COVID-19 and the evolution of Telehealth and telepsychiatry, as leader across the mental health ecosystem work to deliver the best care possible and combat what is projected to be our nation’s next healthcare crisis.


John Whyte MD, MPH 
Chief Medical Officer Web MD

Featuring past member and sister of Berean SDA Church
Lloyda Williamson MD, DFAPA, FAACAP
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dana Macher
Practice Director, Avalere Health

Sarah Akerman MD
Senior Medical Director, Medical Affairs, Alkermes

Sarah Akerman MD
Senior Medical Director, Medical Affairs, Alkermes

Media Contact
For additional questions or post-event interview requests with any of the panelists, please contact: Becky Gohsler

Berean Communications


Send Us Photos of Your Pets!

Here’s how to submit to our special Pet Photo Gallery

We want to see your pets having fun at home. Send us a high-resolution picture along with a lively description of what you and your pet(s) are doing.

Here’s what you do:
Send us a high-resolution picture along with a lively description of what you and your pet(s) are doing. 

  1. Type your family name
  2. pet’s name
  3. a description into the body of an e-mail
  4. then attach the image
  5. send to

Be sure to tell us when and where the photo was taken. Photos must be in .jpeg, .tif or .eps format, and need to be high-resolution (at least 300 dpi).

Feel free to send pictures of yourself or family members with your pet. 

Please limit ONE entry per email.
All submissions become the property of Berean SDA Church Photography Archive. 

Next steps:

  • May 12–15 – Submit a photo of your pet(s)
  • May 16 – Your pets photo slideshow will be featured at the end of the worship service.
  • May 17 – Check Berean’s website to vote for the favorite photo of a pet. The pet with the highest votes will win an Amazon Giftcard (to purchase something for your pet). First, second and third prizes will be awarded.
  • May 18 – Winners will be announced on the Berean SDA Church website

Get your family & friends to vote as many times as they can!!

May the best pet win!!

Vote here for your favorite pet!

Sponsored by Photography Ministry
For more information email us at

Berean SDA Church

Event Schedule

Zoom Fitness Class – Monday & Wednesday

Free Zoom Fitness Class every Monday and Wednesday (free until the end of June). The class starts at 7:00 pm, but I will start the meeting at 6:30 pm to allow everyone time to adjust their audio and video on their devices and find the best placement of their device. Also, use this time to warm up. All you will need is a mat, one or two pairs of dumbbells, a towel, and something to hydrate.

Please invite your friends, your family members, and even your church members to join.

Instructor: Enrique Copeland
Days: Every Monday and Wednesday. 
Time: 7:00pm

(6:30pm for audio and video check).

Meeting ID: 247 734 2442


Happy Mother’s Day!

to the winners for the Mother’s Day Shout-Outs!

These are the first 20 we received, so these winners will get to select from: $20.00 Amazon, eGiftcard, Walmart, Target, Starbucks,

Send an email to to claim your Mother’s Day Prize. Put in the subject line – “Claim my prize”, and your egift card will be sent to your email address. 

Claim your prize by May 15, 2020


  1. Taylor Scurry
  2. Rachel & Rebakah Shaw
  3. Florence Owoeye
  4. Denise Slayton
  5. Janelle Addy
  6. Nia Jackson
  7. Ruth Coleman Marsh
  8. Kiesha Fraser Doh
  9. David Slocomb
  10. Shenee Johnson
  11. Celeste Richardson
  12. Elizabeth Austin
  13. Celean Astin
  14. Nicole Barron
  15. Malcolm McLachlan
  16. For Mary Jones
  17. Phil Marsh
  18. Burdie Henri
  19. Laura Baynard
  20. Wanda Gispert

Once again, Congratulations to all of our winners, enjoy your gift!

Communications Team


Virtual Schedule: Sabbath School and Worship Experience 05/09

We are using ZOOM to share our Sabbath School experience.

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Berean Kids

(1st – 4th grades)
Hosted by Andrea Hall, Francine Long
Quarterly Bible Study Resource: Beginners, Kindergarten, Elementary – More Info
Kids Activity Sheets

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Junior/Middle School Students

(5th – 8th Grades)
Hosted by Kiesha Doh & Leontine Howard
Quarterly Bible Study Resource: Juniors
More info

10:00 am – 10:45 am

Teen/High School Students

(9th – 12th Grades)
Hosted by Willie Davis, Jr. & Kitty Carter-Wicker
Quarterly Bible Study Resource: Cornerstone
More Info

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Adult Sabbath School

Hosted by Michael Smith, P.hD, Michael Spann, Jennifer McCurdy & Ron Taylor
Dial-In 1-929-205-6099 – code 509160220# US

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Senior Adult 55+ Sabbath School

Hosted by Dorothy Mants & Douglas Wright
Dial-In 1-929-205-6099 – code 849804479# US

11 am – 12 pm

Divine Worship Experience

Speaker: David Long

Order Of Service
  • Welcome
  • Music
  • Prayer
  • Offering Appeal
  • Scripture
  • Music
  • Sermon 
  • Closing Prayer

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Kids Church

Every 2nd Sabbath
Hosted by Andrea Hall, Francine Long
Download Activity Sheets

7:30 pm – 8 pm

Keeping it Real

Hosted by Laura Baynard & Natasha Hickman Daughma
Dial 1-929-205-6099 – code: 228296236#

We are using ZOOM to share our Sabbath School experience. 10 minutes before the program, please click on the link to the event you would like to see. Or go to Enter your meeting ID provided by the host/organizer. Click Join. When asked if you want to open, click Allow.

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Celebrating Mothers 2020


Give your mom a special Mother’s Day shout-out, so she can be featured in our Mother’s Day compilation video. The video will be shown this Saturday during Berean’s 11:00 AM church service.

You may submit:

  1. A horizontal video recording of you addressing one of the prompts below, OR
  2. A photo of your mother with an audio recording of you answering one of the prompts below.

(PLEASE keep it short and sweet – 2 sentences maximum, and say your Mother’s first and last name.)

  • · “My mom (NAME) is extraordinary because…”
  • · “One special memory about my mom (NAME)…”
  • · “The funniest thing about my mom (NAME)…”

In Memory of:
To recognize mothers who are sleeping until Jesus returns .   

  • “What I miss most about my mom (NAME)…”

Include this information in your email:

Mother’s First and Last Name:
Your Name:
Where your mom lives (City, State):

Don’t forget to include your recorded tribute.

Email by Friday 5/8/2020 – 12:00 pm EST  to

Thank you for helping us make this Mother’s Day special!

Communications Team
at Berean SDA Church


We Want To Celebrate Your Birthday!!

Warm Birthday Greetings!

To be sure to wish everyone a Happy Birthday and let you know how much you are appreciated, please take a minute to add your birthday to our form.

We look forward to wishing you a Happy Birthday!

Berean’s Breeze Church Management Software account will also keep you informed and updated with the latest Berean SDA Church events and services.

If you do not have a profile on our Breeze account please create one today. New Member Login

The Bible says in Psalm 139:13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.

Berean SDA Church
291 Hamilton E. Holmes Drive
Atlanta GA 30318