February 26th News and Notes

Ash Wednesday

Lent begins on Wednesday, February 26th.  Join us tonight for our Ash Wednesday service at 7:00.

Book Club

Robert Bidinotto, a local author, will be our guest on Friday, March 6, 2020 when we will discuss his book, “Bad Deeds”. This book, recommended to us by Bill Collins, is a vigilante crime thriller, the second of a trilogy series. We will meet at 7pm at the Barbato residence, 754 Pearson Point, Annapolis. Come to meet the author and have your book signed.

Beyonce Mass

The National Capital Presbytery is helping to host the Beyonce Mass, March 8th at the Kennedy Center at 6:00.  If anyone is interested in meeting for dinner and then going, please let Pastor Chris know.

“Join us as at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. for a groundbreaking worship service that uses the music and life of Beyoncé as a tool to cultivate an empowering conversation about Black women—their lives, their bodies, and their voices. Beyoncé Mass creates a space of story, scripture, and song that calls for the liberation of all people. ” It is curated by Rev.  Yolanda Norten and has gathered thousands of people in worship services from Southern California to Protugal.

Warm Nights

The Mission and Service Committee is coordinating  a Warm Nights with Village Baptist Church on Saturday, March 14, 2020.  The menu will be Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread and desserts.  Please sign up in the Narthex if you’d like to provide food and or help serve.   Drop off is at 6pm.

Lenten Dinners

Lenten dinners will begin on March 4th.  Please be here by 5:45 so we can begin eating promptly at 6:00.  We will have dinner together, watch a video from Adam Hamilton’s “The Walk” based on spiritual practices and then split into kids and adults for study

Easter Baskets

The Mission and Service Committee will be donating 15 Easter Baskets to the Bowie Food Pantry. We’ll be collecting items such as bubbles, pencils, Bible books, crayons, wrapped candy, coloring books, etc. Please leave them in the Narthex by April 5, 2020.
They’ll be delivered on Monday, April 6th.

Snow Procedures

As we head into the season of inclement weather, here is a reminder of our inclement weather policy for worship.

Should the board feel that we should cancel church due to weather conditions, we will decide by 7:00 AM.  Decisions to close will be me announced in the following manner:

–       An email will go out via the upbannounce@gmail.com email address.

–       Facebook

–       Website

–       WJZ-TV (CBS) Baltimore

–       WJLA (ABC) DC

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 26th

  • Ash Wednesday service 7:00
  • Lent Begins

Thursday, February 27th

  • Men’s Breakfast, 8:15 AM, Nautilus Diner

Sunday, March 1st

  • Worship, 10:00 AM
  • communion

Wednesday, February 4th

  • Lenten Dinner, 5:45
  • Choir rehearsal, 7:30 PM

Friday, March 6th

  • Book club, 7:00 PM

Sunday, March 8th

  • Worship, 10:00 AM
  • Beyonce Mass, Kennedy Center, 6:00 PM

Tuesday, March 10th

  • Board Meeting, 7:00 PM

Wednesday, February 11th

  • Lenten Dinner, 5:45
  • Choir rehearsal, 7:30 PM

Looking Ahead

  • April 5th, Palm Sunday
  • April 12th, 2020, Easter
  • April 25th, Christmas in April
  • May 17th, Church in the Yard
  • July 12-18th, 2020, Mars Hill
  • July 27th-31st, Art and Music Camp

February 19th News and Notes

Ash Wednesday

Lent begins on Wednesday, February 26th with our Ash Wednesday service at 7:00.  Plan on joining us!

 

2019 Year end video

If you missed the annual meeting, here is a link to the year-end video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWNzXaE_65w&feature=youtu.be

Warm Nights

The Mission and Service Committee is coordinating  a Warm Nights with Village Baptist Church on Saturday, March 14, 2020.  The menu will be Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread and desserts.  Please sign up in the Narthex if you’d like to provide food and or help serve.   Drop off is at 6pm.

Committee meetings

The Children, Youth, and Families committee will meet following worship on February 23rd.

The Mission and Service committee will also meet following worship on February 23rd.

Adult Education

The group discussing the “Bible through the Year” will meet February 24th at 7:00 for discussion.

Book Club

Robert Bidinotto, a local author, will be our guest on Friday, March 6, 2020 when we will discuss his book, “Bad Deeds”. This book, recommended to us by Bill Collins, is a vigilante crime thriller, the second of a trilogy series. We will meet at 7pm at the Barbato residence, 754 Pearson Point, Annapolis. Come to meet the author and have your book signed.

Beyonce Mass

The National Capital Presbytery is helping to host the Beyonce Mass, March 8th at the Kennedy Center at 6:00.  If anyone is interested in meeting for dinner and then going, please let Pastor Chris know.

“Join us as at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. for a groundbreaking worship service that uses the music and life of Beyoncé as a tool to cultivate an empowering conversation about Black women—their lives, their bodies, and their voices. Beyoncé Mass creates a space of story, scripture, and song that calls for the liberation of all people. ” It is curated by Rev.  Yolanda Norten and has gathered thousands of people in worship services from Southern California to Protugal.

Lenten Dinners

Lenten dinners will begin on March 4th.  Please be here by 5:45 so we can begin eating promptly at 6:00.  We will have dinner together, watch a video from Adam Hamilton’s “The Walk” based on spiritual practices and then split into kids and adults for study.

Snow Procedures

As we head into the season of inclement weather, here is a reminder of our inclement weather policy for worship.

Should the board feel that we should cancel church due to weather conditions, we will decide by 7:00 AM.  Decisions to close will be me announced in the following manner:

–       An email will go out via the upbannounce@gmail.com email address.

–       Facebook

–       Website

–       WJZ-TV (CBS) Baltimore

–       WJLA (ABC) DC

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 19th

  • SEEDS, 5:45 PM
  • Choir rehearsal, 7:30 PM

Thursday, February 20th

  • Men’s Night Out, Glory Days, Edgewater

Sunday, February 23rd

  • Worship, 10:00 AM
  • CYF committee following worship
  • Mission and Service committee following Cross-Gen

Monday, February 21st

  • Bible in a Year study, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, February 26th

  • Ash Wednesday service 7:00
  • Lent Begins

Sunday, March 1st

  • Worship, 10:00 AM
  • communion

Wednesday, February 4th

  • Lenten Dinner, 5:45
  • Choir rehearsal, 7:30 PM

Looking Ahead

  • February 26th, 2020, Ash Wednesday
  • April 5th, Palm Sunday
  • April 12th, 2020, Easter
  • April 25th, Christmas in April
  • May 17th, Church in the Yard
  • July 12-18th, 2020, Mars Hill
  • July 27th-31st, Art and Music Camp

February 12th News and Notes

Ash Wednesday

Lent begins on Wednesday, February 26th with our Ash Wednesday service at 7:00.  Plan on joining us!

 

2019 Year end video

If you missed the annual meeting, here is a link to the year-end video.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWNzXaE_65w&feature=youtu.be

Warm Nights

The Mission and Service Committee is coordinating  a Warm Nights with Village Baptist Church on Saturday, March 14, 2020.  The menu will be Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread and desserts.  Please sign up in the Narthex if you’d like to provide food and or help serve.   Drop off is at 6pm.

Cross-Gen

Cross-Gen will meet after worship on February 16th.  Plan on joining us!

Committee meetings

The Christian Spiritual Formation will meet following Cross-Gen on February 16th.

The Children, Youth, and Families committee will meet following worship on February 23rd.

The Mission and Service committee will also meet following worship on February 23rd.

Snow Procedures

As we head into the season of inclement weather, here is a reminder of our inclement weather policy for worship.

Should the board feel that we should cancel church due to weather conditions, we will decide by 7:00 AM.  Decisions to close will be me announced in the following manner:

–       An email will go out via the upbannounce@gmail.com email address.

–       Facebook

–       Website

–       WJZ-TV (CBS) Baltimore

–       WJLA (ABC) DC

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 12th

  • SEEDS, 5:45 PM
  • Choir rehearsal, 7:15 PM

Thursday, February 13th

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

Sunday, February 16th

  • Worship, 10:00 AM
  • Cross-Gen following worship
  • CSF committee following Cross-Gen

Wednesday, February 19th

  • SEEDS, 5:45 PM
  • Choir rehearsal, 7:15 PM

Thursday, February 20th

  • Men’s Night Out, Location TBD

Sunday, February 23rd

  • Worship, 10:00 AM
  • CYF committee following worship
  • Mission and Service committee following Cross-Gen

Monday, February 21st

  • Bible in a Year study, 7:00 pm

Wednesday, February 26th

  • Ash Wednesday service 7:00
  • Lent Begins

Looking Ahead

  • February 26th, 2020, Ash Wednesday
  • April 5th, Palm Sunday
  • April 12th, 2020, Easter
  • April 25th, Christmas in April
  • July 12-18th, 2020, Mars Hill
  • July 27th-31st, Art and Music Camp

February 5th News and Notes

Soup-er Bowl!

For three quarters, it looked like UPB was right and that San Francisco would win the Super Bowl, but Kansas City came from behind and went home victorious! There were 48 cans donated for San Francisco and 32 for Kansas City. With the match, that is a total 112 cans for the Bowie Food Pantry.

Mission Giving

We will have representatives of the Presbytery Mission Agency Young Adult Volunteer program join us this Sunday to speak about their mission work.  We will take up an offering for to support the YAV program.  If you would like to support them, please make any checks payable to UPB and we will write one check to the program.

Annual Meeting

Our annual meeting will be after worship this Sunday, February 9th.

Warm Nights

The Mission and Service Committee is coordinating  a Warm Nights with Village Baptist Church on Saturday, March 14, 2020.  The menu will be Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread and desserts.  Please sign up in the Narthex if you’d like to provide food and or help serve.   Drop off is at 6pm.

Cross-Gen

Cross-Gen will meet after worship on February 16th.  Plan on joining us!

Committee meetings

The Christian Spiritual Formation will meet following Cross-Gen on February 16th.

The Children, Youth, and Families committee will meet following worship on February 23rd.

Snow Procedures

As we head into the season of inclement weather, here is a reminder of our inclement weather policy for worship.

Should the board feel that we should cancel church due to weather conditions, we will decide by 7:00 AM.  Decisions to close will be me announced in the following manner:

–       An email will go out via the upbannounce@gmail.com email address.

–       Facebook

–       Website

–       WJZ-TV (CBS) Baltimore

–       WJLA (ABC) DC

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 5th

  • SEEDS, 5:45 PM
  • Choir rehearsal, 7:15 PM

Sunday, February 9th

  • Worship, 10:00 AM
  • Annual Meeting following worship

Wednesday, February 12th

  • SEEDS, 5:45 PM
  • Choir rehearsal, 7:15 PM

Thursday, February 13th

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

Sunday, February 16th

  • Worship, 10:00 AM
  • Cross-Gen following worship
  • CSF committee following Cross-Gen

Looking Ahead

  • February 26th, 2020, Ash Wednesday
  • April 5th, Palm Sunday
  • April 12th, 2020, Easter
  • April 25th, Christmas in April
  • July 12-18th, 2020, Mars Hill
  • July 27th-31st, Art and Music Camp