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 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

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