March 30th News and Notes

Bowiefest meeting

There will be a meeting this Sunday, April 2nd, following Sunday School for those who want to help with Bowiefest

Easter Baskets

The Mission and Service committee is putting together Easter Baskets for the children of the Crisis Center.  They are asking for small gifts such as candy, books, crayons, etc.  The baskets will be delivered April 9th.  Please note the new, earlier date.

Crisis Center Meal

The Crisis Center Meal for April will be an Easter Dinner on April 9th.  You can sign up here.

Easter Egg Hunt

There will be an Easter Egg Hunt for the children following worship on Palm Sunday, April 9th.

Good Friday

Our Good Friday service will be April 14th at 7:30.  We are looking for readers to participate in the service.  You can sign up here.

Holy Week

Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday, April 9th.  On April 13th, we will have our Maundy Thursday potluck at 6:15, remembering the Last Supper.  Please bring a dish to share.  On April 14th, we will have our Good Friday Worship service at 7:30.  Please plan on attending one or both of these events as we remember the last week of the life of our Lord.

Lenten Dinners and Inter-generational Devotionals

Our Lenten dinners are every Wednesday during Lent from 6:00-7:15.  We will be exploring how to experience God through the five senses.  You can sign up to participate or bring food here.

Two Week Outlook

Sunday, April 2nd

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Sunday School, after worship
  • Bowiefest Meeting

Tuesday, April 4th

  • Board Meeting, 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 5th

  • Lenten Dinner, 6:00
  • Choir Practice, 7:30

Sunday, April 9th

  • Palm Sunday
  • Worship, 10:00
  • Chat & Chew following worship
  • Easter Egg Hunt

Wednesday, April 12th

  • Choir Practice, 7:30 pm

Thursday, April 13th

  • Men’s Breakfast, 7:45 am
  • Maundy Thursday Potluck, 6:15 pm

Looking Ahead

  • April 16th: Easter
  • April 29th: Christmas in April
  • June 25th: Church in the Park
  • July 9th-15th, 2017: Mars Hill Mission Trip
  • July 24th-28th, 2017: Art & Music Camp
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March 23rd News and Notes

Clean up Day

There will be a church clean-up day March 25th.  We will be working outside the church beginning at 9:00.

Easter Baskets

The Mission and Service committee is putting together Easter Baskets for the children of the Crisis Center.  They are asking for small gifts such as candy, books, crayons, etc.  The baskets will be delivered April 9th.  Please note the new, earlier date.

 New Member Class

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

Good Friday

Our Good Friday service will be April 14th at 7:30.  We are looking for readers to participate in the service.  You can sign up here.

  Lenten Dinners and Inter-generational Devotionals

Our Lenten dinners are every Wednesday during Lent from 6:00-7:15.  We will be exploring how to experience God through the five senses.  You can sign up to participate or bring food here.

Two Week Outlook

Thursday, March 23rd

  • Men’s Breakfast, 7:45am, Nautilus Diner, Crofton
  • Ladies’ Night Out, 6:30, TBA

Saturday, March 15th

  • Church Clean-Up Day, 9:00

Sunday, March 26th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Chat & Chew, following worship
  • Sunday School, after worship
  • Children, Youth, and Families committee meeting, 5:00, Deacons’ house

Wednesday, March 29th

  • Lenten Dinner, 6:00
  • Choir Practice, 7:30

Sunday, April 2nd

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Sunday School, after worship

Tuesday, April 4th

  • Board Meeting, 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 5th

  • Lenten Dinner, 6:00
  • Choir Practice, 7:30

Looking Ahead

  • April 16th: Easter
  • April 29th: Christmas in April
  • June 25th: Church in the Park
  • July 9th-15th, 2017: Mars Hill Mission Trip
  • July 24th-28th, 2017: Art & Music Camp

March 14th News and Notes

Easter Baskets

The Mission and Service committee is putting together Easter Baskets for the children of the Crisis Center.  They are asking for small gifts such as candy, books, crayons, etc.  The baskets will be delivered April 16th.

Clean up Day

There will be a church clean-up day March 25th.  We will be working outside the church beginning at 9:00.

Christian Spiritual Formation meeting

The CSF committee will be meeting after Sunday School on March 19th to discuss new paraments.  If you are interested, please plan on attending.

Share your Faith

During Lent, we are inviting members to share their faith during Worship.  This can be how you came to follow Christ or a time when your faith impacted you or anything else you feel like sharing.  There are still a couple of spots open.  If you are interested, please email ckdeacon@yahoo.com

New Member Class

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

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.  To sign up click here.

 Lenten Dinners and Inter-generational Devotionals

Our Lenten dinners are every Wednesday during Lent from 6:00-7:15.  We will be exploring how to experience God through the five senses.  You can sign up to participate or bring food here.

Two Week Outlook

 Wednesday, March 15th

  • Lenten Dinner, 6:00
  • Choir Practice, 7:30

Thursday, March 16th

  • Men’s Night Out, 6:30, TJ Elliotts

Sunday, March 19th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Sunday School, after worship
  • CSF committee meeting, after Sunday School

Wednesday, March 22nd

  • Lenten Dinner, 6:00
  • Choir Practice, 7:30

Thursday, March 23rd

  • Men’s Breakfast, 7:45am, Nautilus Diner, Crofton
  • Ladies’ Night Out, 6:30, TBA

Saturday, March 15th

  • Church Clean-Up Day, 9:00

Sunday, March 26th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Chat & Chew, following worship
  • Sunday School, after worship

Looking Ahead

  • April 16th: Easter
  • April 29th: Christmas in April
  • June 25th: Church in the Park
  • July 9th-15th, 2017: Mars Hill Mission Trip
  • July 24th-28th, 2017: Art & Music Camp

March 9th News and Notes

Daylight Savings

Don’t forget set your clocks ahead Saturday!

Christian Spiritual Formation meeting

The CSF committee will be meeting after Sunday School on March 19th to discuss new paraments.  If you are interested, please plan on attending.

Share your Faith

During Lent, we are inviting members to share their faith during Worship.  This can be how you came to follow Christ or a time when your faith impacted you or anything else you feel like sharing.  If you are interested, please email ckdeacon@yahoo.com

New Member Class

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

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.  To sign up click here.

Annual Meeting and Chili cook-off

Our Annual Meeting and Chili cook-off has been rescheduled for this Sunday!  Plan on joining us after worship.

Easter Baskets

The Mission and Service committee is putting together Easter Baskets for the children of the Crisis Center.  They are asking for small gifts such as candy, books, crayons, etc.  The baskets will be delivered April 16th.

 Lenten Dinners and Inter-generational Devotionals

Our Lenten dinners are every Wednesday during Lent from 6:00-7:15.  We will be exploring how to experience God through the five senses.  You can sign up to participate or bring food here.

Two Week Outlook

 Friday, March 9th

  • Women’s Luncheon, 11:30, First Watch
  • Book Club, 7:00

Sunday, March 12th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Chili and Dessert Cook-Off, following worship
  • Annaul Meeting, following worhsip

Wednesday, March 15th

  • Lenten Dinner, 6:00
  • Choir Practice, 7:30

Thursday, March 16th

  • Men’s Night Out, 6:30, TBA

Sunday, March 19th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Sunday School, after worship
  • CSF committee meeting, after Sunday School

Wednesday, March 22nd

  • Lenten Dinner, 6:00
  • Choir Practice, 7:30

Thursday, March 23rd

  • Men’s Breakfast, 7:45am, Nautilus Diner, Crofton
  • Ladies’ Night Out, 6:30, TBA

Looking Ahead

  • April 16th: Easter
  • April 29th: Christmas in April
  • June 25th: Church in the Park
  • July 9th-15th, 2017: Mars Hill Mission Trip
  • July 24th-28th, 2017: Art & Music Camp