Upcoming Events
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
9:30AM: 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. 

10:45AM:  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 erindtennyson@gmail.com or 301-904-3535
 
SUNDAY MORNINGS FOR FAMILIES
9:30AM Sunday School: for Age 3 thru High School. 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.

11AM Children’s Church: for Age 4 thru 2nd grade. Children are dismissed during sermon time, then return to conclude the worship with their family.

Our Nursery is currently closed for Restructuring.  During this time, a Play Area for our youngest children is available at rear of worship spaces, supervised by parent or guardian.