CEREAL DRIVE: SUN., DEC. 2
This day, we will receive breakfast cereals for HOPE Food Pantry. Grocery carts will be in hallways for collection.
SAT., DEC. 1, 10:00AM-NOON
Come for any period of time you can offer (even 30 minutes is a help!). We’ll adorn the church for Christ’s birth! No particular skills, just a joyful spirit and desire to help hang greens, set out nativities, decorate trees, etc. Please do NOT bring any decorations, all is provided. Children with an accompanying parent are welcome, and older youth would be a great help.
WARM SHELTER VOLUNTEERS
We host the rotating shelter Dec. 30 thru Jan. 5 in Fellowship Hall. Need volunteers for any of the following
: monitors to stay with guests for an evening shift (5:30pm-12am) or overnight shift (12am-7am); Sunday morning set-up or take-down; prep & serve a breakfast or dinner. Reply to Chuck Finley, email@example.com
. Volunteers please attend one Training Session on either date: Thurs. Dec. 6 at 6-7pm, OR Sun, Dec. 9 at 12:30-1:30pm.
“ENCORE” CHORAL CONCERT
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 3PM
LPUMC’s sanctuary is the setting for a free holiday concert presented by Encore Chorale of Southern MD.
This group of singers age 55+ is directed by Joey Hoopengarder. They will perform seasonal holiday favorites and the world premiere of Julian Wachner’s Alleluia Flourish
. For info re. Encore: 301-261-5747 or www.encorecreativity.org
SUNDAY, DEC. 16, 8 & 11AM
Hear the news of Jesus’ birth thru the glorious music of our Cantata Choir, presenting “And It Came to Pass, Emmanuel.
” Invite your friends and neighbors to join you!
On that same Sunday, at our 9:30am Contermporary Service, our Praise Team will lead a musical worship experience.
OUR RECYCLING EFFORTS
Here are a few tips about what goes in the bin marked “Recycling” in the Fellowship Hall. Thanks for your great efforts!
ADULT SUN. MORNING CLASSES
9:30AM: "BIBLE STORIES THAT CONFUSE PEOPLE"
- NOTHING with food on it
- NO liquids (pour them in sink)
- NO plates, napkins, flatware
- NO coffee cups
- YES to plastic cups, cans, bottles, bulletins
- RINSE yogurt cups to recycle
Meets each Sunday in the Chapel. Led by Dr. Lee Brewer, Professor of Theology. Come learn what these stories are about and what they have to teach us.
11:00AM: “WHAT DO WE REALLY BELIEVE?”
This 12-session class is based on Adam Hamilton’s book which uses the Apostles’ Creed to look at basic Christian beliefs. No need to attend all 12 sessions, please join us when you can. A great opportunity to learn some faith basics with some fellow disciples! Led by Jim Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org
MUSIC GROUPS INVITE YOU!
If you enjoy singing or playing an instrument, here are several ways you can help bring the joy of music to our worship services. For info, contact Music Director, email@example.com
Chancel Choir: Wednesdays, 8:15PM-9:00PM
Rehearses each Wednesday, and brings music to our 11AM worship service each Sunday. This group includes both adults & middle/high school youth; a wonderful mix of very skilled singers along with less experienced singers who enjoy learning & growing musically. Come be a part of the music.
Worship Orchestra, plays 4th Sun. of each month.
Various instruments are welcome. Members rehearse individually then as a group prior to worship on 4th
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.