May 21st News and Notes

Worship Schedule

We will worship outdoors at 10:00 this Sunday, May 23rd.  On May 30th, we will worship on Zoom.   On June 6th, we will return to the sanctuary for worship.  For more information about returning to the sanctuary, here is a copy of the letter laying out the safety precautions that will be in place.

Worship Team
The worship team is looking for people to help preparing the PowerPoint for worship during Chris’s Sabbatical.  If you are familiar with PowerPoint and willing to help, please email
Food Pantry
The Mission and Service committee will be collecting food again for the Bowie Pantry in the church parking lot on Wednesday May 26th between 10 and 11:00 a.m. 
Their greatest need again is canned meats, canned fish, and peanut butter.
Stop the Hate rally
The Interfaith Coalition of Bowie will be hosting a “Stop the Hate” rally, Sunday, May 23rd, at 3:00 at the Allen Pond amphitheater.   This really is in response to the upcoming anniversary of the death of George Floyd, as well as marking the observance of Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month.
Prayer Services
Beginning in June, we will discontinue the Thursday afternoon prayer service.  We will continue with our prayer services on Tuesday evenings at 7:30, though.  There will also be no prayer service on Tuesday, May 25th and June 1st.

Several people have asked how they can continue to make their tithes and offerings while we are not meeting in person.  There are several ways.  You can mail a check to the church.  You can give online through paypal   You can also set up a payment through your banks online bill pay feature.  Paypal charges the church approximately 3%, so please consider either consider giving through one of the other two ways or adding 3% to your offering to offset the fee.


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