May 10th News and Notes



Do you speak a language other than English?  Would you be willing to play a small role in worship on May 20th?  If so, please let Chris know!

Mission Giving

We will collect Mission Giving this Sunday.  For the month of May, our mission giving will go to Cure SMA.

SMA Walk-N-Roll

The SMA Walk-N-Roll will be Saturday, June 9th.  We are taking orders for this years T-shirt until May 21st.  They will be $15.00 and if there are any proceeds, it will go towards cure SMA.  You can order in the Narthex or online here.

Sermon Series

From now until Pentecost (May 20th), we will be looking at Post-Resurrection appearances of Jesus.  After Pentecost, we will be looking at the heroes of the Bible?  Who do you consider a hero from the Bible?  Email your answer to

Mars Hill Mission Trip

Our Mars Hill mission trip will be July 8th-14th.  If you are considering going, please let Chris know (you do not need to commit yet)

Congregational Survey

The committee chairs have put together a survey to gauge interest in various areas.  We ask that everyone fill this out either electronically (available here ) or the paper form (located in the Narthex starting Sunday).  These will be available until May 27th.


This Sunday will be the last session of LIFT following worship.  Because this is a pilot program, we will be giving feedback to the organization that provides it.  If you have attended any sessions and would like to offer and feedback, positive or negative, please email


Bowiefest is June 2nd.  We are looking for people who are willing to help share who we are to the community!  Please see the sign up sheet in the Narthex.


On June 16, from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M., we will co-host a Stitch-in with the Prayer Shawl Ministry of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church to knit and crochet chemo caps for a local chemotherapy clinic in Lanham.  We hope to make at least 25 hats.  Yarn, patterns and light refreshments will be provided.  The Stitch-in will take place in the Historic Rectory of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 13106 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20720.  Please bring size 7 or 8 straight or circular knitting needles and/or a size H or J crochet hook.

Donations to defray the cost of the yarn would be greatly appreciated; yarn to make one hat costs about $3.00..

If you have any questions, please contact  Joey Drown:  301-249-1454,


Two Week Outlook

Wednesday, May 9th

  • Seeds, 5:45
  • Choir Rehearsal, 7:30

Thursday, May 10th

  • Men’s Breakfast, 8:30 am, Nautilus Diner

Sunday, May 13th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Communion
  • Lift following worship

Monday, May 14th

  • Worship Team meeting, 4:00

Tuesday, May 15th

  • CYF committee meeting, 5:00

Wednesday, May 16th

  • Seeds, 5:45

Thursday, May 17th

  • Mens Night Out, 6:30 pm, place TBD

Sunday, May 20th

  • Pentecost Sunday
  • Worship, 10:00

Looking Ahead

  • May 6th, Church in the Park
  • June 2nd, Bowie Fest
  • June 9th, SMA walk
  • Mars Hill Mission Trip, July 8th-14th
  • Art and Music Camp, July 23rd-27th

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