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August 18, 2019, 11:30am
Our Older Adults fellowship ministry, Pacesetters plans to go out for brunch at the Stanford Grill (2000 Tower Oaks Blvd.) after church on Sunday, August 18, at 11:30am. Current Pacesetters and interested new Pacesetters can call Anne Kuester at 301-216-4948 to reserve your space or to call with questions.
High School Work Trip Team to Share Their Trip with the Congregation
August 18, 2019, following the 10:00am worship service
The Youth Group is hosting fellowship time to thank the congregation for their support of our recent work trip to West Virginia. During the fellowship time the Youth Group will be sharing pictures and stories from their time serving in West Virginia as well as reflect on the impact that the trip has had on their lives. We hope to see you there.
Faith & Film series: “I Can Only Imagine”
September 6, 2019, 6:30-9:30pm, Rooms 205/206
In our first film of the season we learn the story behind the MercyMe song, I Can Only Imagine. Written by their lead singer Bart Millard, this very personal song touched people in ways the band never expected, including Bart…
Pastor’s Study: “Two Views on Homosexuality, the Bible and the Church”
Five-Week study beginning September 16, 2019
Pastor Laura will be leading a discussion of the book Two Views on Homosexuality, the Bible and the Church by William Loader, Megan K. DeFranza, Wesley Hill, and Stephen R. Holmes. This is a book recommended by Bishop LaTrelle Miller Easterling and it is a deep dive into scripture and ethics. It is one important part of how we will learn to have hard conversations about our place as a welcoming community…
Trio Illumino in Concert
September 27, 2019, 7:30pm
Trio Illumino - Neil Brown, trumpet; Virginia Lum, piano; and Stephen Czarkowski, cello, present a unique program of classical and jazz selections. The program is free and open to all. A $20 suggested donation per person goes to fund future music ministry projects while also benefiting a Faith charity to be determined.
Pastor’s Study: Exploring Methodism
Six-Week study on Sundays, October 13 to November 17, 2019, 11:45am-1:15pm
Why are you part of a United Methodist congregation? What makes us different from Baptists, Lutherans, Catholics? Why do we do things the way that we do? What do we actually agree upon? What is membership? …
Entering the Chasm series: “Black & White”
October 23, 2019, 7:30-9:00pm, Zoom online discussion
We begin this series with Black & White: Disrupting Racism One Friendship at a Time by Teesha Hadra and John Hambrick. Teesha, a young black woman, and John, a white man in his 60s, bring a confident and redemptive tone to the hope that friendships can change the world because that is exactly what they experienced…