February 27th News and Notes


Ash Wednesday

Lent begins on Wednesday, March 6th with our Ash Wednesday service at 7:00.  Plan on joining us!

Lenten Dinners

We will have our Lenten dinners on Wednesday nights during Lent, beginning March 13th.  We will have dinner at 6:00 and follow it with an inter-generational, interactive activity.

Mission Giving

We are moving our mission giving from the first Sunday of the month, to the second Sunday of the month.  We will take it up next on March 10th and it will be going to the First Presbyterian Church of Wetumpka, Alabama which was destroyed by a tornado on January 19th by a tornado.  For more information, click here.

Sabbatical Team

Chris is applying for a grant for a Sabbatical in 2020.  Part of the grant will go towards pastoral coverage and some events for the congregation during his absence.  If you would like to help in planning this, please let Chris know.

Warm Nights

UPB will be participating in the Warm Nights Program at Village Baptist Church on March 16, 2019. A sign up sheet available in the Narthex.  Our meal selection will be: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans and desserts.

Easter Baskets

The Mission and Service committee will be collecting Easter items for 15 Baskets. Please place your purchases in the Narthex by April 8th. They’ll be delivered to the Bowie Food Pantry on Monday the 9th.

Sermons Online

Did you know that our sermons are posted on our website, usually a week after worship?  You can find them here.


Two Week Outlook

Wednesday, February 27th

  • SEEDS, 6:00
  • Choir rehearsal, 7:30

Thursday, February 28th

  • Men’s Breakfast, 8:30 am, Nautilus Diner, Crofton
  • Ladies Night Out 6:30, Rip’ Country Inn

Sunday, March 3rd

  • Worship, 10:00, worship
  • Communion
  • Sabbatical team meeting following worship

Wednesday, March 6th

  • Ash Wednesday service, 7:00

Sunday, March 10th

  • Worship, 10:00

Tuesday, March 12th

  • Board Meeting, 7:00

Wednesday, March 13th

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

Looking Ahead

  • March 6th, Ash Wednesday
  • April 21st, Easter
  • April 27th, Christmas in April
  • July 7th-13th 2019, Mars Hill Mission trip
  • July 22nd-26th, Art & Music Camp

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