DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – Matthew 25:1-13 Wed. – 1 Thessalonians 5 Fri. – 2 Thessalonians 3
Tues. – Colossians 4:2-18 Thur. – 2 Thessalonians 2 Sat. – John 4:31-38
Today: November 15, 2015
9:30 a.m. & 12:00 Thank you First Responders Reception Fellowship Hall
3:30 p.m. Middle & High School UMYF Kitchen
4:00 p.m. Organ recital Sanctuary
5:00 p.m. Shelter Meal
This Week: November 16–21, 2015
Mon 9:15 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. Gospel of John Room 222
11:00 a.m. Memorial Service for Roland Zeender Sanctuary
7:00 p.m. Gloria Ringers Room 124
7:00 p.m. SPPRC Room 126
7:00 p.m. Children and Families Team Room 125
7:00 p.m. Koinonia Circle Room 102
8:00 p.m. Communications (Conference Call)
Tues 9:45 a.m. Bible Study & 11:00 Angel Gang Room 126
7:00 p.m. More Books Every Christian Should Read Room 125
7:00 p.m. EEC Board Room 126
Wed 9:00 a.m. Men’s Breakfast at Rip’s in Bowie
10:30 a.m. Bible Study for Health Room 125
7:00 p.m. Simple Prayer Worship Service Sanctuary
7:00 p.m. Susanna Wesley Circle at the home of Cyndy Gann
7:30 p.m. Hospitality Team Room 223
Thur 9:15 a.m. Jesus in the Gospels Room 223
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir & 8:30 p.m. SpiritMove Room 124
Sat 10:00 a.m. Conversational Spanish Room 126
Mark Your Calendar
Wed, Nov 25 7:30 p.m. Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service Sanctuary
Sun, Nov 29 9:45 a.m. More Than Just Music Room 124
Sun, Dec 6 Christmas Stockings due back to St. Matthew’s
Thur, Dec 10 9:00 a.m. Christmas Stocking Stuffing Fellowship Hall
Sun, Dec 13 11:00 a.m. Children’s Christmas Program Sanctuary
Sun, Dec 13 12:00 p.m. Church-wide Christmas Potluck Fellowship Hall
Thanksgiving Month! This week we thank and honor our First Responders. Come thank them and acknowledge their service in a reception in Fellowship after each service. Next Sunday we will honor our Educators. Please take a postcard to invite an Educator so that we can acknowledge and thank those who have helped educate and train our families.
REMINDER: Combined December/January Circuit Rider – The FIRM deadline for this double issue isTODAY, November 15. Please submit articles to George Huffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organ recital TODAY, 4:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Join us for a free program featuring Bach, Mendelssohn and others, including a kick-off to the Christmas season. A free will offering will be taken.
St. Matthew’s supports the Bowie Food Pantry in preparing food baskets for Thanksgiving and needs your help. See the church bulletin board in the main hallway for the list of items. Please place all items in the shopping cart in the coatroom.
Christmas Stocking Project – There are still plenty of tags left. Pick up a tag, plastic bag and instructions. Bags should be returned to the church NO LATER
than Sunday, December 6. For more information contact Debra.
Thank you from the UMW for everyone’s support and help at this year’s craft show. It was a great success thanks to you and the proceeds will be used for the various missions supported by the UMW. A BIG thank you to the men who helped with setup and cleanup.
Christmas Program – Youth and adults who would like to be in the program, which will be held on Sunday, December 13, during the 11:00 worship service, are asked to contact Rev. Kathy Wadsley.
Morning Prayer Call: Monday–Saturday, 6:30-6:45 a.m.; Dial 712-775-7031 and enter access code: 111-576-270#.