Upcoming Events
HELP ASSEMBLE or DELIVER BASKETS: The Food Pantry at Church of the Ascension invites you to help unload food, assemble food or deliver baskets to neighbors on SAT. NOV. 23, 9AM.  Help is also needed to sort food on Nov. 18-22. Church of the Ascension is at 21641 Great Mills Rd. For info:  301-737-2870.
 

FREE THANKSGIVING DINNER
THURS., NOV. 28, 12 to 3:00PM: Church of the Ascension, 21641 Great Mills Rd. All are welcome. To VOLUNTEER: 301-481-3760 or karolwolgemuth@aol.com
 

TO ORDER POINSETTIAS:  They’ll adorn our worship spaces, then take home if you wish.  To order in honor or memory of a loved one, please complete order form from the hall tables & attach your payment of $8 per flower. Put slip and payment in offering plate or bring to church office by December 8.


CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR KIDS
Gift-wish tags are available for anyone who will provide a gift for a local child of our community. See the bulletin board just inside the main entrance.  Gifts due back no later than Sun. Dec. 8.
 

“ENCORE” CHORAL CONCERT
SAT., DECEMBER 7, 3PM
LPUMC’s sanctuary is the setting for a free holiday concert presented by Encore Chorale of Southern MD, directed by Joey Hoopengarder with Erin Tennyson accompanying, and several LPUMC members in the chorus. Music will include: “Ode to Joy,” Vivaldi’s “Gloria,” Go Tell It On the Mountain,” some familiar carols, and the concluding “Hallelujah Chorus.” Info: 301-261-5747 or www.encorecreativity.org


SUN. MORNINGS FOR KIDS
During the 9:30 hour, full age-level classes are offered for 3-year-olds thru high school.  Children & youth begin in worship with their families and then move to classes.  On Communion Sundays (1st Sunday of each month), Middle & High School youth remain in worship with their families.

11AM Children’s Church: for Age 4 thru 2nd/3rd grade. Children are dismissed during sermon time for a child-friendly learning time. Parents retrieve their children at close of service.


NURSERY WELCOMES OUR YOUNGEST!
Our newly staffed Nursery is available each Sunday during the 9:30 & 11am worship services for infants & toddlers up to 3 years of age.  Parents & grandparents, we hope you’ll stop by to meet the Nursery Staff who are excited to share time with your child!
 
 
TRY OUR ‘RIGHTNOW MEDIA’
Through our subscription, church members & friends have free access to the largest on-line video library of Bible studies and devotionals, children’s videos, resources for couples, and much more! Go to our website homepage, and click on the large rotating box at the top to find, “RightNow Media.” If you need help, just email pastordoug@md.metrocast.net