DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – Psalm 63:1-8 Wed. – John 7:37-44 Fri. – Romans 8:18-25
Tues. – Isaiah 55 Thur. – John 6:22-40 Sat. – Psalm 84
Today: February 28, 2016
9:45 a.m. 6 Ways We Encounter God Room 222
12:30 p.m. Confirmation Class Room 222
12:30 p.m. Prayer Bead Workshop Fellowship Hall
7:00 p.m. UMW Executive Board Room 102
This Week: February 29 – March 5, 2016
Mon 7:00 p.m. Gloria Ringers Room 124
Tue 9:45 a.m. Bible Study & 11:00 a.m. Angel Gang Room 126
3:30 p.m. VBS Director’s Team Room 125
7:00 p.m. Membership Team Room 223
Wed 9:00 a.m. Men’s Breakfast at Rip’s in Bowie
10:30 a.m. Bible Study for Health Room 125
6:00 p.m. Lenten Soup and Salad Fellowship Hall
7:00 p.m. Simple Prayer for Lent Sanctuary
7:30 p.m. 6 Ways to Encounter God Room 222
7:30 p.m. Theatre Troupe Rehearsal Fellowship Hall
Thur 9:15 a.m. Jesus In The Gospels Room 223
9:30 a.m. Agapa Circle Room 102
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir & 8:30 p.m. SpiritMove Room 124
Fri 7:30 p.m. Theatre Troupe Rehearsal Fellowship Hall
Sat 9:30 a.m. Theatre Troupe Rehearsal Fellowship Hall
10:00 a.m. Conversational Spanish Class Room 126
Mark Your Calendar
Sun, Mar 13 DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS
The following Lenten Resources are available to you on the table in the narthex: Lenten calendar and devotional egg. The calendars are available in both English and Spanish. Grow your faith during Lent as an individual or family.
Daily Lenten Devotionals – Our Lenten Devotional booklet is only available as an e-book (cost $1.99) at Cokesbury.com. Enter 2016 The Sanctuary for Lent in the search box and hit enter.
Children in Grades K-5 and their families are invited to make age appropriate prayer beads TODAY at 12:30 in Fellowship Hall. Event and lunch sponsored by Children and Families Council.
Fill the ARK – H.E.I.F.E.R. International Project – Get your “Fill the Ark” coin box and calendar booklet from the narthex table. On March 13, Ark offering boxes will be presented at both the 8:30or 11:00 services. You may convert your coins and replace them with a check made out to SMUMC with Fill the Ark on the memo. Boxes will be collected through March 27th.
Easter Flowers – The Altar Guild is offering flowers to beautify the sanctuary this Easter. Dedications may be made in honor or memory of a loved one or special person.
Azaleas (pink or white) $16.00
Hydrangeas (pink or blue) $16.50
Special flower envelopes and donation forms are available on the table in the narthex. Please fill out the form including the type and color of plant and the dedication message. Please PRINT CLEARLY. Enclose the donation form and cash or a check payable to St. Matthew’s in the envelope. Place the envelope in the offering plate or drop it off in the church office. Deadline for ordering will be Wednesday, March 16. Contact the church office at (301) 262-1408 with any questions.
Joint UMW and UMM for a Lenten Brunch – All men and women are invited to attend on Saturday, March 12 at 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Come for a morning of Christian Fellowship and hear Rev. Carol Miller speak. Baybsitting is available at no charge. A freewill offering will be taken. Please contact Lisa Klein for more information.
St. Matthew’s Musical Theatre Troupe is ready to entertain you again. The Troupe will be performing “The Music Man”. Shows will be April 15,16,17,22 and 23 in Fellowship Hall. Tickets go on sale NEXT week after each service. Prices are $8 ahead of time and $10 at the door. Children 12 and under are $5.