DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – John 1:35-51 Wed. – Luke 9:23-27, 57-62 Fri. – Matthew 11:25-30
Tues. – Matthew 4:17-22 Thur. – Matthew 10:34-42 Sat. – Matthew 19:16-30
Today: January 18, 2015
11:15 a.m. Church Wide Potluck in Fellowship Hall
5:00 p.m. Shelter Meal
6:30 p.m. UMYF Middle and High School – Narthex
This Week: January 19 – 24, 2015
Mon CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED
11:00 a.m. Interfaith Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Sanctuary
7:00 p.m. Gloria Ringers Room 124
7:00 p.m. Koinonia Circle Room 102
Tues 9:45 a.m. Bible Study & 11:00 Angel Gang Room 126
5:00 p.m. 25 Books Every Christian Should Read Room 126
7:00 p.m. St. Matthew’s Housing Corporation Room 126
Wed 9:00 a.m. Men’s Breakfast at Rips
10:30 a.m. Bible Study for Health Room 226
7:00 p.m. Simple Prayer Worship Service Sanctuary
7:00 p.m. Susanna Wesley Circle at the home of Jill Carr
7:30 p.m. Administrative Board Meeting Fellowship Hall
7:30 p.m. Theatre Troupe Rehearsals Room 124
Thurs 9:00 a.m. Disciple Bible Study 2 Room 223
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir & 8:30 p.m. SpiritMove Room 124
Sat 8:00 a.m. Street Walkers Parking Lot
9:00 a.m. Confirmation Class Room 222
9:30 a.m. Theatre Troupe Rehearsals Fellowship Hall
10:00 a.m. Beginning Spanish Part 2 Room 126
The Interfaith Council of Suburban Maryland will host an Interfaith Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday ServiceTOMORROW, January 19, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. here at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church. The keynote speaker will be Bowie Chief of Police John Nesky on the topic of “What Should True Community Policing Look Like?”
All men are invited to the United Methodist Men Pre-Game show next Sunday, January 25, 12:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Though the Ravens are not in the Super Bowl this year, we can still celebrate and prepare for next week’s game. Come out, enjoy lunch and help us begin planning for next year. What do you want your UMM to do next year? Your input is important to us. Contact Ray Denmark for more information.
Information on New Adult Classes beginning in January 2015 is available online at: http://stmatthews-bowie.org/education/christian-formation/adult-christian-formation/. Information booklets are located in the narthex. Register for classes on the yellow form, found in the narthex, or by contacting Rev. Kathy firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-262-1408.
Spanish Class (Part 2), Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., January 24 – March 28, in Room 126. Back by popular demand! Interested in learning Spanish? Learn beginning conversational Spanish and discover if you want to learn more. Youth and Adults are welcome. Led by Kaiee Hooper.
On Sunday, January 25 at 4:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary, there will be a Concert of Renaissance and Baroque Music presented by performers from the Maryland Renaissance Festival and other period musicians. Light refreshments will be served. A free will offering will also be taken. Please join us for this wonderful event.
FOOD PANTRY NEEDS: There is a huge need for cereals at this time. They would prefer that you provide some healthier, less sugar types of cereals, but all types are welcome. Check the local ads. Items can be placed in the shopping cart in the coat room at any time. Call Margie Pekala with any questions.
Family Movie Night and Fill the Ark Kick Off – February 6, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall, featuring Lorax and pizza. Bring non-perishable food for the Bowie Food Pantry and a blanket or low lawn chair to sit on. All families with children are welcome.
I would like to thank my St. Matthew’s church family for all the cards, phone calls and hugs I received over the passing of my sister Ruth. God Bless all of you. Donna Lane