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

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

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