SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED
DROP-BOXES AT CHURCH THIS SUN. & NEXT,
for Lexington Park Elem.: glue, composition books, colored pencils, 2-prong folders, Clorox wipes, supply boxes, hand sanitizer, crayons.
WE ARE CALLED TO PRAY!
FEB. 23-26 IN ST. LOUIS:
Our Bishops have called us to pray for the United Methodist General Conference
to seek a way forward for our denomination on the issue of homosexuality. If you did not receive a letter & info from the Pastors by mail,
there are extras on the credenza across from offices, or call the church office & we’ll send you one (301-863-8500).
LENT JOURNEY GROUPS FORMING NOW:
You’re invited to join one of our Lent groups for a 4-week journey with Christ, as we see him portrayed in the New Testament letter to the Colossian church. Beginning the 2nd
week of March, this church-wide study will encourage us in our daily journey & unify us under the banner of Christ as Lord. Groups are 6-10 people, meeting in various locations, dates & times. The sermons will go along with the weekly studies. SIGN-UP ON BULLETIN BOARD for the group of your choice.
ADULT SUN. MORNING CLASSES
Meets each Sunday in the Chapel. Led by Dr. Lee Brewer, Professor of Theology & UMC Pastor. Current topic: "Small People, Big Changes" looks at ordinary folks who were transformed by their encounters with Jesus.
Meets each Sunday in the Chapel. Led by LPUMC members on various topics. Current topic is a study on Paul's Letter to the Ephesians (New Testament).
SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER
TUES. MARCH 5, 5:30-7PM:
Our Youth Group hosts this annual event. Shrove Tuesday was a traditional way Christians used up their flour, butter, etc. before entering the season of Lent – the 40 days of fasting, prayer & study in which Christians prepare themselves spiritually for the celebration of Easter. No advance tickets required; payment is at the door. Info: Barb Lawson, Lawsonsoccer5@gmail.com
ASH WEDNESDAY DROP-IN
WED., MARCH 6, 12-1:00PM; and 5:30-7:30PM
On this first day of the 40-day season of Lent, Christians traditionally observe a time of prayer and receive ashes on their foreheads as a sign of repentance and forgiveness. The sanctuary or chapel will be open at the above times to come & go on your own schedule. Printed prayer/Scripture sheets will be available for your use, and a Pastor will be present to administer ashes.
SINGERS FOR EASTER MORNING!
Please consider singing with the Combined Easter Choir
on Easter Sunday for the 8:00am and 11:00am services. Requires only two Wed. eve rehearsals & dress rehearsal on Sat. April 20, 10am-noon. Info: Music Director Erin at email@example.com
SUNDAY MORNINGS FOR FAMILIES
Children/youth begin with their families in worship; dismissed to classes after opening part of worship. On Communion Sundays, middle & high youth remain in worship.
for Age 4 thru 2nd grade. Children are dismissed during sermon time, then return to conclude the worship with their family.