DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – Genesis 1 Wed. – Acts 27:21-26 Fri. – Luke 6:17-45
Tues. – John 15:1-11 Thur. – Acts 10:1-43 Sat. – Luke 8:40-56
Today: February 1, 2015
9:45 a.m. SPPRC Training Class Room 123
9:45 a.m. Parents of Young Children Room 106
1:00 p.m. Middle & High School Superbowl Game at Acorn Park
Fair Trade Sales after each service in Fellowship Hall
Pancake Supper tickets on sale after each service in Fellowship Hall
Sock Hop tickets on sale after each service by Fellowship Hall
This Week: February 2 -7, 2015
Mon 9:30 a.m. Merry Methodists (M&Ms) Room 223
7:00 p.m. Gloria Ringers Room 124
7:00 p.m. Children and Families Council Room 126
Tues 9:45 a.m. Bible Study & 11:00 Angel Gang Room 126
5:00 p.m. 25 Books Every Christian Should Read Room 126
7:00 p.m. Membership Team Room 126
Wed 9:00 a.m. Men’s Breakfast at Rips
10:30 a.m. Bible Study for Health Room 226
7:00 p.m. Simple Prayer Worship Service Sanctuary
7:30 p.m. Theatre Troupe Rehearsals Fellowship Hall
Thurs 9:30 a.m. Agape Circle Room 102
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir & 8:30 SpiritMove Room 124
Fri 6:00 p.m. Family Movie Night (see Parish Note) Fellowship Hall
7:30 p.m. Theatre Troupe Rehearsals Room 124
Sat 8:00 a.m. Street Walkers Parking Lot
9:30 a.m. Theatre Troupe Rehearsals Fellowship Hall
10:00 a.m. Beginning Spanish Part 2 Room 126
Mark Your Calendar
Mon. Feb. 16 CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED FOR PRESIDENTS’ DAY
Tues. Feb. 17 5:00 p.m. Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper in Fellowship Hall
Wed. Feb. 18 7:00 p.m. Ash Wednesday Worship Sanctuary
Sat. Feb. 21 7:00 p.m. Sock Hop Fellowship Hall
Wed. Feb. 25 6:00 p.m. Lenten Soup and Salad Fellowship Hall
Youth Superbowl Game – All youth in 6th – 12th grades are invited to join us TODAY, 1:00 p.m., at Acorn Hill Park in Bowie, for our annual Superbowl game. Parents, please pick up your youth at the park at 3:00 p.m.
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper tickets will be on sale today after both services. Join us on Tuesday, February 17 for Clyde Draughn-made pancakes, sausage, community and fellowship as we prepare for Lent. Tickets are $6 for adults, $3 for ages 12 and under. All proceeds help send our youth on their summer mission trips!
Dust Off Your Poodle Skirts! The UMW and UMM invite all of St. Matthew’s to a Sock Hop in Fellowship Hall on Saturday, February 21, from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. This will NOT be a dinner/dance as in the past; however, refreshments will be served and the dancing will be to the live band “Pocket Change.” Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased after services today by Fellowship Hall.
Family Movie Night and Fill the Ark Kick Off – Friday, February 6, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall, featuring Lorax and pizza. Bring non-perishable food for the Bowie Food Pantry and a blanket or low lawn chair to sit on. All families with children are welcome.
SPONSORS NEEDED FOR SHELTER MEALS IN April, June, July, August, November and December. St. Matthew’s provides the Prince George’s County Shelter meal the third Sunday of each month. If your group can provide a great Sunday supper and spread some St. Matthew’s warmth, please contact Marian Eisinger.
REMINDER: Contact the church office to pick up your giving envelopes for 2015.
Summer United Methodist Camps – Information regarding summer camps at West River and Manidokan camp are available in the narthex or visit www.bwccampsandretreats.org for complete information, camperships and registration forms.
New Adult and Lenten classes invite you to grow in your faith. Register for weekday classes using the yellow form found in the Christian Formation and Discipleship Opportunities for Adults January – June 2015 booklet or by contacting Rev. Kathy at email@example.com or 301-262-1408. New options are listed below:
Adult Sunday School Classes – 9:45 a.m.
- A Bead and A Prayer – February 22 – March 22
- Forgiveness, A Lenten Study – February 15 – March 29
- More Than Just Music:Credo from Mass in B Minor – February 15
Week Day Options
- Bearing Fruit – Wednesdays 7:30 – 8:45 p.m., February 25 – March 25
- Spanish Class (Part 2) – Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – noon, thru March 28
- Exploring and Sharing our Faith Story – start date, time and place set by participants
- Journey 101:Loving God – start date, time and place set by participants
REMINDER: Deadline for articles for the March Circuit Rider will be Sunday, February 15, 2015. Please submit articles to George Huffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.