DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – 1 Thessalonians 4:9-18 Wed. – Philippians 3 Fri. – 2 Timothy 1:8-14
Tues. – 1 Timothy 6:6-20 Thur. – Ezekiel 33:30-33 Sat. – Romans 6:1-11
Today: February 12, 2017
9:45 a.m. Guatemala Team Information Meeting Room 125
9:45 a.m. Shelter Team Room 123
12:00 p.m. ASP Information Meeting Room 222
2:00 p.m. Pre-Valentine’s Day Concert Sanctuary
4:00 p.m. Eli Mejia’s Baptism at Eastport UMC – Annapolis
6:30 p.m. Youth Group Narthex
This Week: February 13 – 18, 2017
Mon 7:00 p.m. Gloria Ringers Room 124
7:30 p.m. Evening Circle Room 102
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
7:00 p.m. Simple Prayer Worship Service Sanctuary
7:30 p.m. Bible Study for Health Room 123
7:30 p.m. Theatre Troupe Fellowship Hall
Thur 9:15 a.m. Christian Believer Room 126
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir & 8:30 p.m. SpiritMove Room 124
Fri 7:00 p.m. Theatre Troupe Fellowship Hall
Sat 9:00 a.m. Worship Team at the home of Jane Thessin
9:00 a.m. Theatre Troupe Room 124
1:00 p.m. Church Work Day at Bowie Food Pantry
5:00 p.m. Family Movie Night Fellowship Hall
Mark Your Calendar
Mon, Feb 20 CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED FOR PRESIDENTS’ DAY
Fri, Feb 24 6:00 p.m. “Visioning” Church Retreat Fellowship Hall
Sat, Feb 25 9:00 a.m. “Visioning” Church Retreat Fellowship Hall
Sun, Feb 26 10:00 a.m. One Service followed by Potluck
Tue, Feb 28 5:00 p.m. Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner Fellowship Hall
YOU’RE INVITED to Eli Mejia’s baptism service TODAY at 4:00 p.m. at Eastport United Methodist Church (located at 926 Bay Ridge Avenue, in Annapolis.) Come share in Pastor Daniel and Pastor Michelle’s joy in this very special occasion. They look forward to seeing you there!
CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
YOUTH GROUP – Come make cards for Heartfields c eat snacks and learn a little bit about love. Mr. Bill is leading our lesson tonight. Meet in the narthex at 6:30 p.m. and we will wrap up around8:15.
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT – Saturday, February 18, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., in Fellowship Hall. All are invited to a night of dinner and a movie at St. Matthew’s. Come to church for a transformed Fellowship Hall as we share in a meal together and end the night watching the movie Zootopia. Kids are invited to bring sleeping bags and pillows to stretch out while watching the movie. Bring a friend and come relax with your St. Matthew’s family.
APPALACHIAN SERVICE PROJECT – On July 16-22 a group of youth and adults from St. Matthew’s will travel to Kentucky for a week of service and worship. If you would like to be a part of this group come to Room 222 TODAY as we talk details of the trip, fundraising and hand out registration forms. If you are interested in attending as a youth or adult chaperone and cannot attend the meeting, please let Chelsea know (firstname.lastname@example.org.)
REMINDER: The deadline for the March 2017 Circuit Rider will be Wednesday, February 15, 2017.
JOIN US TODAY AT 2:00 P.M., IN THE SANCTUARY FOR A PRE-VALENTINE’S DAY CONCERT – The Twelfth Street Consort, The Revelers and Consort Music Anon will be offering their time and talents, and the program will feature music from across Europe. Refreshments will be served and there will be no cost. Contributions will be accepted to support the St. Matthew’s Housing Corporation.
- MATTHEW’S LOCAL MISSION DAY AT BOWIE FOOD PANTRY – Join us as we serve, NEXT Saturday, February 18 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. We will help clean the pantry and organize donations. Children are welcome to attend but all under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. Need school service hours? This would be a great way to have fun and earn hours at the same time. Email Chelsea (email@example.com) if you are able to help!
CHURCH WIDE VISIONING RETREAT, February 24 -25, at St. Matthew’s. – If you haven’t already registered for the retreat, please do so TODAY! Your registration is needed so there is enough food and childcare. Your voice around the table is important as we dream and vision for where God is leading us. Fill out the form online htpps://form.jotform.com/cspyres/stmatthewsretreat2017 or use the insert in the bulletin.
JOIN US FOR ONE SERVICE AT 10:00 A.M. ON FEBRUARY 26TH. Kristin Kumpf who is leading our retreat will be preaching. Bring a dish to share and join us in Fellowship Hall for a church wide potluck after. There will be NO Sunday School.
SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE DINNER – Tuesday, February 28, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., in Fellowship Hall. Before Lent begins, come eat pancakes for dinner in support of the youth mission trip to ASP! Tickets are $6 for adults and will be sold after worship starting NEXT Sunday, February 19. Tickets will also be available at the door.
2017 GUATEMALA MISSION TRIP informational meeting TODAY, 9:45 a.m. in Room 125. Trip is scheduled for July 1-8. Contact Marian Eisinger for more information.
WORLD DAY OF PRAYER will be held in the sanctuary on Friday, March 3, from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. The UMW will be sponsoring this drop-in opportunity for prayer, joining with others around the world.
JOIN US FOR TWO SERVICES ON ASH WEDNESDAY, ON MARCH 1. We will have a 12:15 p.m. service and a 7:00 p.m. service.