August 16th News and Notes

School Supplies

The Bowie Food Pantry has started collecting school supplies. They are in need of the larger backpacks, 5th grade and up. In addition to any school supplies they also need Kleenex, wipes, paper towels, hand sanitizer, quart zip lock bags and liquid soap. These are items that teachers ask for but some families can’t afford. Please have these items in by this Sunday! They’ll be delivered on Monday the 20th.

Pearl Donovan

Our longtime member, Pearl Donovan, will celebrate her birthday this Wed., Aug. 22. She’s dependent on her husband and daughter for care since her stroke some years ago.  Her address is15807 Pinecroft Ln., Bowie, Md 20716

Kick-off Sunday

Kick-off Sunday will be Sunday, September 9th.  We will kick-off our fall programming with a celebration after worship.  Plan and joining us and invite a friend!


If you sing in the choir, or would like to join, choir will begin rehearsing on August 22 at 7:30 in the sanctuary.  They begin singing again on September 9th.  If you would like to sing, but are not able to make it, please let Diane Eades know.

Two Week Outlook

Sunday, August 19th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Last Day for School Supplies for Food Pantry
  • CSF committee meeting after worship

Monday, August 20th

  • Children, Youth, and Family committee meeting, 5:00

Wednesday, August 22nd

  • Choir rehearsal, 7:30

Thursday, August 23rd

  • Men’s Breakfast, 8:30 am, Nautilus Diner
  • Ladies Night Out, 6:30 pm, Old Bowie Town Grill

Sunday, August 26th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Chat & Chew following worship

Wednesday, August 29th

  • Choir rehearsal, 7:30

Looking Ahead

  • September 9th, Kick-off Sunday
  • October 14th, Celebration Sunday
  • December 2nd, First Sunday of Advent
  • December 9th, Congregational Meeting
  • December 25th, Christmas
  • July 7th-13th 2019, Mars Hill Mission trip

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