University United Methodist Church
A Reconciling Congregation
3621 Campus Dr., College Park, MD 20740
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Office Hours – Monday through Thursday, 9:30 am to 4 pm Closed Friday
Today’s Announcements – April 27, 2014:
1. Please join us in the parlor immediately following worship for fellowship and refreshments hosted by Sarah Wakefield.
2. The worship leader for today is Mark Wakefield.
Week at a Glance: UUMC
SUN, APR 27
11:00 a.m. – Worship (Sanctuary)
MON, APR 28
7:00 p.m. – Trustees Meeting
THURS, MAY 1
7:30 p.m. – Choir Rehearsal
SAT, MAY 3
10:00 a.m. – Knitting Ministry (please phone 301 725-8037 for location)
8:30 a.m. worship resumes NEXT Sunday in the Chapel.
Electronic Giving Presentation - TODAY
Ryan McCulley will be available today in the parlor after worship to provide instruction and answer questions about electronic giving. Stop by and find out how easy it is to give.
Nursery School Fundraiser at Franklin’s Restaurant – April 28th
Please join us at Franklin’s Restaurant on Monday, April 28th for a fundraiser day to benefit the Nursery School. Don't forget to give your receipt to the host and mention University Church Nursery School so that we receive 20% of your purchase amount. If you are too busy that day to stay and dine, please consider purchasing a gift card on the 28th for use at a later date. Franklin's will count eat-in, carryout, general store, alcohol, and gift card purchases all day long. Thanks in advance for being such great supporters of the Nursery School! Carole Trone
Learning & Spiritual Growth Opportunity – UUMC Opportunities
Pastor Sherri’s Small Group Class – Resumes May 4th
All are welcome to join Pastor Sherri in the Robinson room on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. for a time of learning and sharing. Pastor Sherri will be leading a study on Adam Hamilton’s book, Confronting the Controversies, beginning in May. All are welcome.
Sunday School Class
Come join our Bible Study class every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in the chapel. This quarter we are studying Jesus and the Davidic covenant. Meet new people and grow in knowledge of God and His will for you. You don’t know what you are missing if you are not in a Sunday school class. No one is too old to learn more.
Graduate Recognition Sunday – May 18th
We are looking forward to recognizing all of our UUMC high school and college (including grad school) graduates on Sunday, May 18th, at the 11 a.m. worship. If you are a 2014 graduate, please let us know by completing the graduate information card and placing it in the offering plate. You can also call or email the church office with the information. All information needs to be received by May 11th.
May Potluck – May 18th (Third Sunday)
Please note that our monthly potluck will be held on the third Sunday (May 18th) in May. This potluck will be a time of sharing with our graduates and students as we bring another school year to a close. For more information, please contact Sarah Wakefield or Alison Wakefield.
The nursery is available for families with infants and toddlers. Please see an usher for more information.
Change for Change Campaign
Please bring in your boxes. You can also give electronically through the giving button on the church’s website. We are on a mission to raise $500 in the fight against malaria. Help us “change” someone’s life by working to eradicate malaria.
Donate Care Kits for Baltimore
Every church in the Baltimore-Washington Conference is being asked to donate care kits for those who are un-housed in Baltimore City. The care kits will be distributed, during Annual Conference on May 29 to homeless shelters and those who are un-housed. If you'd like to donate a care kit, each kit (valued at approximately $10) should contain:
Basic Care Kit Contents (Place items in a clear zip lock bag):
Completed care kits can be placed in the designated box in the church entryway through May 25. If you'd rather donate bulk items to go into a care kit, please contact Rachel McNamara to find out what items are in greatest need (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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Help the Help-by-Phone Food Bank
Thank you for your continued participation in the work of Help by Phone, Ltd. Pantries still look for your food donations from the following list. Our eight food pantries, open five days a week, continue to meet needs of large numbers of people who simply do not have enough food on any given day. You have made it possible for this ministry to continue and we are grateful.
grits pancake mix & syrup baby food beef stew pudding & jello
dry milk coffee & tea cocoa cold cereals macaroni & cheese
rice peanut butter jelly tuna pork and beans
pasta pasta sauce oatmeal soups canned fruits & veggies
All foods must be canned or dried and in sealed containers to meet health department requirements. Please confirm that the expiration dates have not passed. Please place your donations in the wooden box in the narthex.
Students - Please make sure to pick up an "encouragement" bag as you depart worship!
Rev. Sherri E. Wood-Powe: Senior Pastor, email@example.com
Carole Trone: Director: Nursery School, firstname.lastname@example.org
John Wakefield: Director of Music: email@example.com
Kim Cramer: Office Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mark Wakefield: Lay Leader
Mary Norman: Organist
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