DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – Isaiah 6:1-8 Wed. – Acts 9:1-22 Fri. – 2 Corinthians 4
Tues. – Luke 5:1-11 Thur. – 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 Sat. – John 21:15-19
Today: January 22, 2017
12:15 p.m. Confirmation Meeting Fellowship Hall
6:30 p.m. Youth Group (6th-12th grade) Room 226
This Week: January 23 – 28, 2017
Mon 7:00 p.m. Gloria Ringers Room 124
7:00 p.m. SPPRC Room 126
Tue 9:30 a.m. SEALS Team Room 125
9:45 a.m. Bible Study & 11:00 a.m. Angel Gang Room 126
7:00 p.m. Board of Trustees Room 125
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
7:30 p.m. Administrative Board Room 126
7:30 p.m. Hospitality Team Room 125
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. Theatre Troupe Room 124
Mark Your Calendar
Sat, Feb 18 5:00 p.m. Family Movie Night Fellowship Hall
Fri, Feb 24 6:00 p.m. “Visioning” Church Retreat Fellowship Hall
Sat, Feb 25 9:00 a.m. “Visioning” Church Retreat Fellowship Hall
HELP NEEDED – Communion Servers and Liturgists (Scripture Readers) for 2017. Please consider participating in this rewarding worship experience. Sign up on the clipboards in the narthex in the Tower of Opportunity or contact the church office if you would be willing to participate.
CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES
CONFIRMATION MEETING TODAY in Fellowship Hall after the 11:00 worship service. Join Pastor Daniel and Chelsea for pizza and to learn more about Confirmation this year. If your child is in the 8th grade or older and has not been confirmed, join us for lunch and bring your calendars!
YOUTH GROUP Mission Night, 6:30 p.m. – Come for a night of building and painting. What are we making? Well that is a surprise! Bring a friend and get ready to create a project that will help bring joy to spring, which is right around the corner.
CONFIRMATION FOR ADULTS – Have you always wanted to know more about the United Methodist Church? More about our beliefs and traditions? This year’s confirmation class will also be open to adults who just want to learn more. Join us TODAY after the 11:00 service for pizza and conversation with Pastor Daniel and Chelsea.
THIS LITTLE LIGHT OF MINE – Throughout January we will be focusing on where we see the light of God in one another, around St. Matthew’s and in the world. We will explore how God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary things. On the purple piece of paper in your bulletin share where YOU saw the light of GOD this week, then place that slip in the offering plate during the offering. These slips will be displayed in the main hallway as we celebrate the many ways that God’s light is revealed to us!
ALL YOUNG WOMEN in 6th – 12th grade are invited to come bake cookies on Sunday, January 29, at 4:00 p.m. at the church.
CONFERENCE LEADERSHIP DAY – Register now (ends January 31) at hhtp://www.bwcumc.org/events/leadershipdays/ for this two-part event planned to encourage, inspire and prepare you for a new year of ministry. The first session will be held on Saturday, February 11, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at either Good Shepherd UMC in Waldorf or Glen Burnie UMC. Classes will be for all ministry interests including various church committees, special ministries and community ministry. A full day workshop with Dr. Phil Maynard, author of “Membership to Discipleship” will be held on Saturday, March 4, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Come as a team with your pastor to learn effective ways to “grow disciples,” not just church members.
COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS – The Baltimore-Washington Conference will once again be offering college scholarships for the fall 2017 semester. Students can apply January 3 – March 1, 2017 through an online application system. For additional information and to apply, visit http:www.bwcumc.org/administration/finance/local-church-resources/scholarships/ or contact Cheryl Cook, firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-309-3446 with questions.