June 22, 2017
Please bring your phone to church with you on June 25, for Selfie Sunday. The Mission Moment will be how to take selfies on your phone or camera and post them to our Facebook page. Selfie Sunday is another way to share the good news of being in Christian community at St. Matthew’s. Our Facebook page is www.facebook.com/stmbowie
Suitcase Need for Guatemala Mission Trip
If you have a medium to large size suitcase with wheels you would like to donate, please leave it in the coatroom with a label “Guatemala”. If you have one you would like to loan then please contact Marian at firstname.lastname@example.org. Suitcases are needed by June 25 for the team that is packing that day.
Dan Blades has two self-propelled gas lawn mowers to give away. Both run well, have been sharpened, and are ready for use. Please call Dan at 301-262-5148 if you know a person or family that needs a lawn mower. He will deliver them if close by.
Local Family in Need of Housing
A family from Cameroon and China have relocated in Bowie, and are active members at a local church. They are working (with work permits) and have an application for asylum pending with INS. Their current housing situation will end in September so they are in need of affordable housing in the Bowie area for 2 adults and two children. To learn more about helping this family and who to contact, go to http://bit.ly/HousingNeeded.
Last Call For Travel
Rev. Bob and Sandy Paulen will be departing November 3, 2017 for Cambodia and Vietnam for 15 days to explore some of the wonders of Southeast Asia, including Angkor Wat. There is room for a half-dozen additional travelers. Registration will close at the end of June. The total cost is $3,269 round trip from Dulles. Complete details may be found at www.gate1travel.com/groups/VN1128133, or by calling Bob at (302) 226-2269.
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