January 25th News and Notes

Officer retreat

We will have an officer retreat on Saturday, January 28th.  All current and previous committee chairs are invited from 9-12 and board members from 9-3.  We will be looking at our current committee structure.  Please email ckdeacon@yahoo.com to confirm you are attending.

Soup-er Bowl Challenge

It is the Falcons vs the Patriots in Super Bowl LI on February 5th! Starting Sunday, our Souper Bowl challenge will resume! There will be a basket on one side of the sanctuary for the New England Patriots and one for the Atlanta Falcons on the other side! Vote for the team that you think will win by putting canned goods in their basket! Pastor Chris will match the canned goods of the winning team! All food goods will go to the Bowie Food Pantry. Remember the food pantry is in need of canned soup, canned fruit, and applesauce!

New Member Class

We will be having a new member class soon.  If you are interested, please let Chris know.


Seeds is our Wednesday night children’s program.  We are asking the congregation to provide dinner.  We are looking for people to provide main dish, bread, or salad.

Warm Nights

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, UPB will provide the meal for warm nights hosted by Village Baptist Church.  We have been asked to prepare beef stew, salad, bread, and dessert.  Please sign up in the Narthex and plan to drop off your food offering directly at Village Baptist Church, 1950 Mitchellville Road, Bowie, Maryland, 6pm on Saturday, March 18.  Please bring the stew in a crock-pot with liner. 

Two Week Outlook

Wednesday, January 25th

  • Seeds, 6:00
  • Choir Practice, 7:30

Thursday, January 26th

  • Men’s Breakfast, 7:45 AM, Nautilus Diner, Crofton
  • Women’s Night Out, 6:30, Bowie Town Grill

Saturday, January 27th

  • Leadership Retreat, 9:00 AM

Sunday, January 29th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Christian Education immediately after worship

Wednesday, February 1st

  • Seeds, 6:00
  • Choir Practice, 7:30

Sunday,February 5th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Sunday School immediately following worship
  • Crisis Center meal due

Tuesday, February 7th

  • Worship Team, 4:00
  • Parish Board Meeting, 7:00

Wednesday, February 8th

  • Seeds, 6:00
  • Choir Pracitce, 7:30

Looking Ahead

  • March 1st: Ash Wednesday, Lent begins
  • April 16th: Easter
  • April 29th: Christmas in April
  • June 25th: Church in the Park
  • July 9th-15th, 2016: Mars Hill Mission Trip
  • July 24th-28th, 2016: Art & Music Camp

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