DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – Isaiah 57:14-21 Wed. – 2 Chronicles 7:11-22 Fri. – 1 Peter 3:8-12
Tues. – Zephaniah 3 Thur. – Romans 13:1-10 Sat. – Philippians 2:1-18
This Week: October 29 – November 4, 2017
Mon 7:00 p.m. Gloria Ringers Room 124
Tue 9:45 a.m. Bible Study Room 126
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 Sanctuary
Thurs 9:00 a.m. Agape Circle Room 102
9:30 a.m. Remember Who You Are Room 223
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir Room 124
8:30 p.m. Spirit Move Room 124
Fri 7:00 p.m. UMW Craft Show Setup Various
Sat 9:00 a.m. Altar Guild Work Day Sanctuary
10:00 a.m. UMW Craft Show Various
Mark Your Calendar
Sun, Nov 5 12:30 p.m. Youth Group Reunion Various
Tue, Nov 7 7:00 p.m. Annual Church Conference Various
Fri, Nov 10 CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED FOR VETERANS DAY
CHILDREN & YOUTH
TRUNK OR TREAT – Thank you to everyone who came and helped with Trunk or Treat yesterday! It was a great morning of fun and laughter! Happy fall and we hope that everyone has a Happy Halloween!
YOUTH GROUP 6:30-8:15 P.M. – With Halloween around the corner we will spend the evening talking about our fears and look at what the Bible has to say about fears. We will also spend some time planning for the Youth Group Reunion that will take place the following week.
YOUTH GROUP REUNION! – Whether you were a part of youth group just a few years ago or it has been decades, you are invited on November 5th for our first annual reunion! Come worship with us at 11 a.m., share in some pizza for lunch, and then get ready for lots of games and youth group madness! If you know of someone who Chelsea should reach out to, give her their contact info ASAP!
SENDING ST. MATTHEW’S LOVE TO OUR COLLEGE STUDENTS – We are a little bit late, but if you have a student in college, we would love their current mailing address. Different groups like to send our college students love from the congregation in the midst of stressful times of school, but we cannot do this without their contact information. If you have someone in college or graduate school update their information with Chelsea (email@example.com).
CIRCUIT RIDER REMINDER: The Combined December/January Circuit Rider deadline for this double issue is Tuesday, November 15. Please submit articles to George Huffman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OCTOBER IS PASTOR APPRECIATION MONTH – The SPPRC reminds you that October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Take a few minutes to let your pastor know you’re thinking of him, and appreciate his efforts to serve God, SMUMC and you.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS WREATH BOY SCOUT FUNDRAISER – After church today, the Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 1249 will be in Fellowship Hall selling their annual Christmas greenery including wreaths, door swags, center pieces, and garland. The greenery will be shipped from the West Coast and available to pick up on Sunday December 3.
CHRISTIAN BOOK CLUB will meet on Tuesday evening, November 21st at 7:30 p.m. in room 125. The book is “An Altar in the World”, by Barbara Brown Taylor. Join us for an enjoyable hour of discussion.
UMW CRAFT SHOW IS NOVEMBER 4th! – The annual craft show returns with over 20 crafters, a huge bake sale, and a delicious lunch concession. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, please contact Deanna Lesche or Lisa Klein.
LIFE LINE SCREENING, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, is pleased to offer a preventive health event at St Matthew’s on November 22nd. For more information, please pick up a flyer at the Welcome Desk. There are three ways to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129. Please call toll-free 1-888-653-6441 or visit http://lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle or text the word circle to 797979.