DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – Ezekiel 36:22-32 Wed. – John 9 Fri. – Acts 26:2-29
Tues. – Ephesians 5:1-20 Thur. – Luke 19:1-10 Sat. – Colossians 3:1-17
Today: October 30, 2016
6:30 p.m. UMYF Middle and High School Room 226
7:00 p.m. UMW Executive Board Room 102
Boy Scout Troop 1249 Greenery Sale outside Fellowship Hall
This Week: October 31 – November 5, 2016
Mon 9:15 a.m. Acts of Apostles: Into the World Room 222
7:00 p.m. Acts of Apostles: Into the World Room 222
7: 00 p.m. Gloria Ringers Room 124
Tue 9:45 a.m. Bible Study & 11:00 a.m. Angel Gang 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
Thur 9:15 a.m. Christian Believer Room 126
9:30 a.m. Agape Circle
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir & 8:30 p.m. SpiritMove Room 124
Sat 10:00 a.m. UMW Craft Show Various
Mark Your Calendar
Sun., Nov. 6 DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS
Fri., Nov. 11 CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED FOR VETERANS DAY
Wed., Nov 23 7:30 p.m. Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service at Temple Solel
CIRCUIT RIDER REMINDER: The Combined December/January Circuit Rider FIRM deadline for this double issue is Tuesday, November 15. Please submit articles to George Huffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
REMINDER: M&M’s are collecting your excess Halloween candy (for Mission Central’s Candy Kits) in the CANDY tub in the cloak room.
CRAFT SHOW is Saturday, November 5! The UMW’s annual craft show will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes crafters, a lunch concession and a huge bake sale! Everything is on the main level of the church Baked goods are requested—please drop them off on Friday, November 4, in the kitchen (mark them UMW). Come, shop, eat and support this fundraiser!
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS NEXT SUNDAY – Don’t forget to set your clock back one hour!
BOY SCOUTS CHRISTMAS GREENERY SALE – Boy Scout Troop 1249 will be selling beautiful, fragrant, evergreen wreaths, swags, garland and centerpieces. Orders will be taken after each service TODAY and next Sunday, November 6. The greenery will be handmade to order and available for pick up on December 4 after both services. Payment is due when the order is placed. Call Matthew McGowan for more information.
THANKSGIVING FOOD BASKETS – St. Matthew’s will again support families at the Bowie Food Pantry with holiday food baskets. Especially needed items are gravy, canned sweet potatoes, mini-marshmallows and cream of mushroom soup. Additional items are listed in the Circuit Rider. Please place donations for Thanksgiving baskets in the shopping cart in the coatroom by Sunday, November 13.
COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING MEAL – In just a few short weeks we will gather with family and friends for a Thanksgiving meal. Sunday, November 20 at 5:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall, come and gather around the table with your church family for an evening of community and food (what more could you ask for!) Turkey, ham, drinks and paper products will be provided but bring your favorite Thanksgiving dish to share. Invite a friend and come feast on good food and time shared around a table.
INTERFAITH THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 7:30 p.m. at Temple Solel located at 2901 Mitchellville Road in Bowie.
THANK YOU! to all who made Trunk or Treat a big success. What a fun afternoon of costumes, games and crafts. Thanks to all who helped with decorations, running the different games and decorating their trunks for the kids. It was a beautiful day and we had a great time!