April 5th News and Notes

Good Friday

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

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 this Sunday, April 9th.

 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.

Christmas in April

Christmas in April will be April 29th.  We participate in this mission project to help people in need in Prince George’s county by working on lower income housing.  We are in need of workers of all skill levels.  If you are interested, please sign up in the Narthex or email Herb Sheppard.

Two Week Outlook

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

Friday, April 14th

  • Good Friday Service, 7:30 pm

Sunday, April 17th

  • Easter
  • Worship, 10:00

Wednesday, April 19th

  • Choir Practice, 7:30 pm

Looking Ahead

  • April 16th: Easter
  • April 29th: Christmas in April
  • June 3rd: Bowiefest
  • June 10th: SMA walk
  • 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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