Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Hughes Memorial UMC Weekly Update - Tuesday, March 31st

This Week's Memory Verse -"Lord, when doubts fill my mind, when my heart is in turmoil, quiet me and give me renewed hope and cheer." - Psalm 94:19

Thought For the Week - "When you begin to doubt yourself, remember three things: God's goodness yesterday, God's presence today, and God's promises for tomorrow."

Community Prayers

Community Life

  •  Lenten Season Intercessory Prayer Line - Everyday (6:45 am - 7:00 am). Tel. # (712) 775-7031. Meeting ID: 517-071-419. If you are unable to participate you may listen to a recording of the prayer by calling 712-775-7029.
  • Tuesday, March 31st (Noon - 1:00 pm) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan
  • Tuesday, March 31st (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program). We feed, tutor and mentor elementary and middle school children. 
  • Wednesday, April 1st (10:30 am) - Meals on Wheels. We take meals to seniors who are homebound.
  • Thursday, April 2nd (10:00 am) - Veterans Program. Assist provided to veterans who are seeking benefits.
  • Thursday, April 2nd (7:30 pm - 8:30 pm) - Maundy Thursday Worship Service
  • Friday, April 3rd (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - Food Pantry. Non-perishable food provided to anyone in need.
  • Friday, April 3rd (Noon - 3:00 pm) -  Good Friday Worship Service {Memorial First India UMC, 9226 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910} - Come support Pastor Paul as he preaches one of the Seven Last Words.
  • Friday, April 3rd (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
  • Saturday, April 4th (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Berean Fellowship. Bible Study and discipleship class.
  • Tuesday, April 7th (6:00 pm) - The Sisters of Hughes Choir Rehearsal.
  • Wednesday, April 8th (10am - Noon) - Worship Planning Meeting
  • Saturday, April 11th (10:00 am - Noon) - Men's Fellowship
  • Saturday, April 11th (11:00 am) - Clothes Closet
  • Saturday, April 11th (1:00 pm) - Senior Choir Rehearsal
  •  Sunday, April 12th (9:30 am - 10:30 am) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John (Week 1 0f 8 Week Study)
  • Tuesday, April 14th (Noon - 1:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John (Week 1 0f 8 Week Study)
  • Thursday, April 16th (7:00  pm - 8:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John (Week 1 0f 8 Week Study)
  • Friday, April 18th ( 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm) UMW Bible Study - Strong Was Her Faith (Week 1 0f 12 Week Study)
  • Saturday, April 18th - Administrative Meetings:
    • (8:30 am - 9:00 am) Gathering & Continental Breakfast ( Fellowship Hall)
    • (9:00 am - 10:30 am) Administrative Team Meetings
      • SPPRC (Conference Room)
      • Finance (History Room)
      • Lay Leadership Ministry (Seminar 1)
      • Board of Trustees (Fellowship Hall)
    • (10:30 am - 10:45 am) BREAK
    • (10:45 am - 11:00 am) Holy Communion (Fellowship Hall)
    • (11:00 am - 12:30 pm) Church Council (Fellowship Hall)
  • Saturday, April 18th (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm) - Jazz in the Afternoon - Starring Sharon Raquel and featuring The Kash Wright Trio. Requested donation is $20. This is a Missions Ministry Project. Contact Sis. Janice Gaskins or Sis. Wanda Addison for more details.
  • Sunday, April 19th - F.R.A.N. (Friends Relatives Associates & Neighbors) Sunday. Make a special effort to invite a Friend, Relatives, Associate, or Neighbor to join you in worship every 3rd Sunday! See Sis. Renee Richardson for more details.
  • Saturday, April 25th (10:00 am - Noon) - April Book Reflection - The book this month is The Teaming Church: Ministry in the Age of Collaboartion by Robert C. Crosby.
  •  Saturday, April 25th (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm) @ Dorothy I. Height Library {3935 Benning Rd NE, Washington, DC 20019} - 20019 Cluster Meeting. We will meet with ministry teams from Randall Memorial, Jones Memorial and Mount Vernon to discuss shared interest and opportunities to do ministry together.
  • Sunday, April 26th  (1:00 pm - 1:30 pm) - Special Charge Conference. We will meet in the downstairs Conference Room. Our connecting elder Rev. Dr. Brian Jackson will be the presiding elder. The single agenda item is for us to take a vote on Roberta S. White to determine whether or not she can continue as a certified candidate for ordained ministry.
  •  Sunday, May 3rd (1:00 pm) - Hughes Hope Ministry Day. HIV Testing available along with AIDS information.
  • Saturday, May 17th (11:00 am) - Women's Day.  Theme - "Eager to Listen, Learn and Serve (Acts 16:13-15). Guest Preacher - Rev. Winifred J. Blagmond.
  • Saturday, May 23rd (1:00 pm - 2:00 pm) - Quarterly Lay Servants Meeting
  • Sunday, May 24th (1:00 pm) - Small Group Meeting. If you live in zip codes (20001 - 20019) Pastor Paul would like to meet with you immediately following worship service in the conference room. 
  • Sunday, May 31st (1:00 pm) - Small Group Meeting. If you live in zip codes (20020 - 20091) Pastor Paul would like to meet with you immediately following worship service in the conference room. 
  •  Sunday, June 7th (1:00 pm) - Small Group Meeting. If you live in zip codes (20701 - 20799) Pastor Paul would like to meet with you immediately following worship service in the conference room. 
  • Sunday, June 14th (1:00 pm) - Small Group Meeting. If you live in a zip code that has not already met. Pastor Paul would like to meet with you immediately following worship service in the conference room. 
  • Sunday, June 28th (1:00 pm) - Congregational Meeting. 

Community Information

Become a Reading Partner!

This school year we partnered with Reading Partners to help our children learn how to read at Charles Drew Elementary school. Prayerfully, consider becoming a tutor it is a joy! Visit this website ===> http://readingpartners.org/volunteer-portal/ To check out short videos of tutoring sessions.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Hughes Memorial UMC Weekly Update - Tuesday, March 24th

This Week's Memory Verse - "Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed." - Ecclesiastes 4:9

Thought For the Week - "When we are close and connected, experiencing love and acceptance, being cared for and supported, we are much more likely to choose healthy behaviors."

Community Prayers

  •  Catherine Allen who is now in the Fort Washington Rehabilitation Center, 12021 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744.

Community Life

  •  Lenten Season Intercessory Prayer Line - Everyday (6:45 am - 7:00 am). Tel. # (712) 775-7031. Meeting ID: 517-071-419. If you are unable to participate you may listen to a recording of the prayer by calling 712-775-7029.
  • Tuesday, March 24th (Noon - 1:00 pm) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  • Tuesday, March 24th (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program). We feed, tutor and mentor elementary and middle school children. 
  • Wednesday, March 25th (10:30 am) - Meals on Wheels. We take meals to seniors who are homebound.
  • Thursday, March 26th (10:00 am) - Veterans Program. Assist provided to veterans who are seeking benefits.
  • Thursday, March 26th (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  • Friday, March 27th (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - Food Pantry. Non-perishable food provided to anyone in need.
  • Friday, March 27th (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
  • Saturday, March 28st (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Berean Fellowship. Bible Study and discipleship class.
  •  Saturday, March 28th (10:00 am - Noon) - March Book Reflection - The book this month is The Daniel Plan - 40 Days to a Healthier Life by Rick Warren, Daniel Amen & Mark Hyman. The book is $20 and may be purchased in the church office. 
  • Saturday, March 28th (11:00 am) - SHARE Pickup
  • Saturday, March 28th (Noon - 2:00 pm) - United Methodist Women's Meeting
  • Saturday, March 28th (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm) - Senior Usher Meeting
  • Sunday, March 29th (9:30 am - 10:30 am) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  • Sunday, March 29th - Deadline for submission of Hi-Lites Newsletter articles. Contact Sis. Maggie Williams for more information.
  • Thursday, April 2nd (7:30 pm - 8:30 pm) - Maundy Thursday Worship Service
  • Friday, April 3rd (Noon - 3:00 pm) -  Good Friday Worship Service {Memorial First India UMC, 9226 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910} - Come support Pastor Paul as he preaches one of the Seven Last Words.
  • Wednesday, April 8th (10am - Noon) - Worship Planning Meeting 
  •  Sunday, April 12th (9:30 am - 10:30 am) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John (Week 1 0f 8 Week Study)
  • Tuesday, April 14th (Noon - 1:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John (Week 1 0f 8 Week Study)
  • Thursday, April 16th (7:00  pm - 8:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John (Week 1 0f 8 Week Study)
  • Friday, April 18th ( 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm) UMW Bible Study - Strong Was Her Faith (Week 1 0f 12 Week Study)
  • Saturday, April 18th - Administrative Meetings:
    • (8:30 am - 9:00 am) Gathering & Continental Breakfast ( Fellowship Hall)
    • (9:00 am - 10:30 am) Administrative Team Meetings
      • SPPRC (Conference Room)
      • Finance (History Room)
      • Lay Leadership Ministry (Seminar 1)
      • Board of Trustees (Fellowship Hall)
    • (10:30 am - 10:45 am) BREAK
    • (10:45 am - 11:00 am) Holy Communion (Fellowship Hall)
    • (11:00 am - 12:30 pm) Church Council (Fellowship Hall)
  • Saturday, April 18th (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm) - Jazz in the Afternoon - Starring Sharon Raquel and featuring The Kash Wright Trio. Requested donation is $20. This is a Missions Ministry Project. Contact Sis. Janice Gaskins or Sis. Wanda Addison for more details.
  • Sunday, April 19th - F.R.A.N. (Friends Relatives Associates & Neighbors) Sunday. Make a special effort to invite a Friend, Relatives, Associate, or Neighbor to join you in worship every 3rd Sunday! See Sis. Renee Richardson for more details.
  •  Saturday, April 25th - 20019 Cluster Meeting - Saturday, April 25th (1pm - 3:00 pm) @ Dorothy I. Height Library {3935 Benning Rd NE, Washington, DC 20019}. 
  • Saturday, May 17th (11:00 am) - Women's Day.  Theme - "Eager to Listen, Learn and Serve (Acts 16:13-15). Guest Preacher - Rev. Winifred J. Blagmond.
  • Sunday, May 3rd (1:00 pm) - Hughes Hope Ministry Day. HIV Testing available along with AIDS information. 
  • Saturday, May 23rd (1:00 pm - 2:00 pm) - Quarterly Lay Servants Meeting
  • Sunday, May 24th (1:00 pm) - Small Group Meeting. If you live in zip codes (20001 - 20019) Pastor Paul would like to meet with you immediately following worship service in the conference room. 
  • Sunday, May 31st (1:00 pm) - Small Group Meeting. If you live in zip codes (20020 - 20091) Pastor Paul would like to meet with you immediately following worship service in the conference room. 
  •  Sunday, June 7th (1:00 pm) - Small Group Meeting. If you live in zip codes (20701 - 20799) Pastor Paul would like to meet with you immediately following worship service in the conference room. 
  • Sunday, June 14th (1:00 pm) - Small Group Meeting. If you live in a zip code that has not already met. Pastor Paul would like to meet with you immediately following worship service in the conference room. 
  • Sunday, June 28th (1:00 pm) - Congregational Meeting. 

Community Information

Become a Reading Partner!

This school year we partnered with Reading Partners to help our children learn how to read at Charles Drew Elementary school. Prayerfully, consider becoming a tutor it is a joy! Visit this website ===> http://readingpartners.org/volunteer-portal/ To check out short videos of tutoring sessions.

Inclement Weather Policy

We will follow the following inclement weather policy: During weekdays we will follow the local school system. So, if D.C. Public Schools are closed then the church is closed. During the weekend if the church is closed the voice mail greeting will indicate we are closed, we will post the closing on our Facebook page and the church website and an e-mail will be sent. Be safe and always exercise caution while traveling.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Hughes Memorial UMC Weekly Update - Tuesday, March 17th

This Week's Memory Verse - "Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you." - 1 Peter 5:7

Thought For the Week - "Chronic stress harms the brain. It constricts blood flow, which lowers overall brain function and prematurely ages your brain."

Community Prayers

  •  Catherine Allen who is now in the Fort Washington Rehabilitation Center, 12021 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744.
  • George Ballard who is now in the Sagepoint Nursing Home, 10200 La Plata Road, La Plata, MD 20646.
  • Mary Corley who is now in the Carroll Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 1150 Varnum Street NE, Washington, DC 20017.

Community Life

  •  Lenten Season Intercessory Prayer Line - Everyday (6:45 am - 7:00 am). Tel. # (712) 775-7031. Meeting ID: 517-071-419. If you are unable to participate you may listen to a recording of the prayer by calling 712-775-7029.
  • Tuesday, March 17th (Noon - 1:00 pm) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  • Tuesday, March 17th (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program). We feed, tutor and mentor elementary and middle school children. 
  • Tuesday, March 17th (7:00 pm) - Men's Chorus Rehearsal.
  • Wednesday, March 18th (10:30 am) - Meals on Wheels. We take meals to seniors who are homebound.
  •  Thursday, March 19th (9:00 am - 11:00 pm) - BWC Lobby Day in Annapolis. Lowe House Building, Room 170.
  • Thursday, March 19th (10:00 am) - Veterans Program. Assist provided to veterans who are seeking benefits.
  • Thursday, March 19th (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  • Friday, March 20th (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - Food Pantry. Non-perishable food provided to anyone in need.
  • Friday, March 20th (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
  • Saturday, March 21st (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Berean Fellowship. Bible Study and discipleship class.
  • Saturday, March 21st - Administrative Meetings:
    • (8:30 am - 9:00 am) Gathering & Continental Breakfast ( Fellowship Hall)
    • (9:00 am - 10:30 am) Administrative Team Meetings
      • SPPRC (Conference Room)
      • Finance (History Room)
      • Lay Leadership Ministry (Seminar 1)
      • Board of Trustees (Fellowship Hall)
    • (10:30 am - 10:45 am) BREAK
    • (10:45 am - 11:00 am) Holy Communion (Fellowship Hall)
    • (11:00 am - 12:30 pm) Church Council (Fellowship Hall)
  •  Sunday, March 22nd (9:30 am - 10:30 am) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  • Saturday, March 28th (10:00 am - Noon) - March Book Reflection - The book this month is The Daniel Plan - 40 Days to a Healthier Life by Rick Warren, Daniel Amen & Mark Hyman. The book is $20 and may be purchased in the church office.
  • Sunday, March 29th - Deadline for submission of Hi-Lites Newsletter articles. Contact Sis. Maggie Williams for more information.
  • Thursday, April 2nd (7:30 pm - 8:30 pm) - Maundy Thursday Worship Service
  • Friday, April 3rd (Noon - 3:00 pm) -  Good Friday Worship Service {Memorial First India UMC, 9226 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910} - Come support Pastor Paul as he preaches one of the Seven Last Words.
  • Wednesday, April 8th (10am - Noon) - Worship Planning Meeting 
  • Saturday, April 18th (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm) - Jazz in the Afternoon - Starring Sharon Raquel and featuring The Kash Wright Trio. Requested donation is $20. This is a Missions Ministry Project. Contact Sis. Janice Gaskins or Sis. Wanda Addison for more details.
  • Sunday, April 19th - F.R.A.N. (Friends Relatives Associates & Neighbors) Sunday. Make a special effort to invite a Friend, Relatives, Associate, or Neighbor to join you in worship every 3rd Sunday! See Sis. Renee Richardson for more details.
  •  Saturday, April 25th - 20019 Cluster Meeting - Saturday, April 25th (1pm - 3:00 pm) @ Dorothy I. Height Library {3935 Benning Rd NE, Washington, DC 20019}.
  • Saturday, May 23rd (1:00 pm - 2:00 pm) - Quarterly Lay Servants Meeting 

 

Community Information

Become a Reading Partner!

This school year we partnered with Reading Partners to help our children learn how to read at Charles Drew Elementary school. Prayerfully, consider becoming a tutor it is a joy! Visit this website ===> http://readingpartners.org/volunteer-portal/ To check out short videos of tutoring sessions.

Inclement Weather Policy

We will follow the following inclement weather policy: During weekdays we will follow the local school system. So, if D.C. Public Schools are closed then the church is closed. During the weekend if the church is closed the voice mail greeting will indicate we are closed, we will post the closing on our Facebook page and the church website and an e-mail will be sent. Be safe and always exercise caution while traveling.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Hughes Memorial UMC Weekly Update - March 10, 2015

This Week's Memory Verse - "Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies." - I Corinthians 6:19-20

Thought For the Week - "According to the Mayo Clinic, sitting is now the new smoking! Sitting too long, up to three or four hours at a time, is equivalent to smoking a pack-and-a-half of cigarettes a day."

Community Prayers

  •  Catherine Allen who is now in Fort Washington Rehabilitation Center, 12021 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744

Community Life

  •  Lenten Season Intercessory Prayer Line - Everyday (6:45 am - 7:00 am). Tel. # (712) 775-7031. Meeting ID: 517-071-419.
    If you can not participate in the call, you can call in later and listen to the recording. The playback number is 712-775-7029.

  • Tuesday, March 10th (Noon - 1:00 pm) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  • Tuesday, March 10th (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program). We feed, tutor and mentor elementary and middle school children. 
  • Wednesday, March 11th (10:30 am) - Meals on Wheels. We take meals to seniors who are homebound.
  • Thursday, March 12th (10:00 am) - Veterans Program. Assist provided to veterans who are seeking benefits.
  • Thursday, March 12th (Noon - 2:00 pm) - Senior Care Fellowship Luncheon. This month's focus is on will preparation .
  • Thursday, March 12th (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  • Friday, March 13th (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - Food Pantry. Non-perishable food provided to anyone in need.
  • Friday, March 13th (7:00 pm) - Mass Choir Rehearsal
  • Friday, March 13th (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
  • Saturday, March 14th (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Berean Fellowship. Bible Study and discipleship class.
  • Saturday, March 14th (2:00 pm) - Mass Choir Rehearsal
  • Saturday, March 14th (10:00 am) - Men's Fellowship
  • Saturday, March 14th (11:00 am) - Clothes Closet
  • Saturday, March 14th (8:00 am - 3:30 pm) - Let Your Life Speak - Washington Region Leadership Days - There is an opening plenary and over 35 workshops. To register go to http://bwcumc.org/leadership-days/ The registration deadline is Friday, February 27th.
  • Saturday, March 14th (8:00 am) - UMM Annual Prayer Breakfast, Community UMC (1690 Riedel Road, Crofton, MD 21114). $20 - RSVP at www.bwcumm.org
  • Sunday, March 15th (9:30 am - 10:30 am) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  •  Sunday, March 15th (11:00 am - 2 pm) - 66th Anniversary Celebration - "They Walked So That We May Run" Guest Preacher - Rev. Michael A. Parker II. Church members are requested to give a donation of $66.
  • Sunday, March 15th - F.R.A.N. (Friends Relatives Associates & Neighbors) Sunday. Make a special effort to invite a Friend, Relatives, Associate, or Neighbor to join you in worship every 3rd Sunday! See Sis. Renee Richardson for more details.
  • Saturday, March 21st - Administrative Meetings:
    • (8:30 am - 9:00 am) Gathering & Continental Breakfast ( Fellowship Hall)
    • (9:00 am - 10:30 am) Administrative Team Meetings
      • SPPRC (Conference Room)
      • Finance (History Room)
      • Lay Leadership Ministry (Seminar 1)
      • Board of Trustees (Fellowship Hall)
    • (10:30 am - 10:45 am) BREAK
    • (10:45 am - 11:00 am) Holy Communion (Fellowship Hall)
    • (11:00 am - 12:30 pm) Church Council (Fellowship Hall)
  • Saturday, March 28th (10:00 am - Noon) - March Book Reflection - The book this month is The Daniel Plan - 40 Days to a Healthier Life by Rick Warren, Daniel Amen & Mark Hyman. The book is $20 and may be purchased in the church office.
  • Sunday, March 29th - Deadline for submission of Hi-Lites Newsletter articles. Contact Sis. Maggie Williams for more information.
  • Thursday, April 2nd (7:30 pm - 8:30 pm) - Maundy Thursday Worship Service
  • Saturday, April 18th (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm) - Jazz in the Afternoon - Starring Sharon Raquel and featuring The Kash Wright Trio. Requested donation is $20. This is a Missions Ministry Project. Contact Sis. Janice Gaskins or Sis. Wanda Addison for more details.

 

Community Information

Become a Reading Partner!

This school year we partnered with Reading Partners to help our children learn how to read at Charles Drew Elementary school. Prayerfully, consider becoming a tutor it is a joy! Visit this website ===> http://readingpartners.org/volunteer-portal/ To check out short videos of tutoring sessions.

Inclement Weather Policy

We will follow the following inclement weather policy: During weekdays we will follow the local school system. So, if D.C. Public Schools are closed then the church is closed. During the weekend if the church is closed the voice mail greeting will indicate we are closed, we will post the closing on our Facebook page and the church website and an e-mail will be sent. Be safe and always exercise caution while traveling.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Hughes Memorial UMC Weekly Update - Tuesday, March 3, 2015

This Week's Memory Verse - "So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God." - 1 Corinthians 10:31

Thought For the Week - "Food has the power to heal us. It is the most potent medicine we have to help prevent and treat many of our chronic diseases."

Community Prayers

  •  Lafayette Barnes transitioned from labor to reward on Tuesday, February 24th. Please keep the Barnes family in your prayers. Viewing will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd (10 am - 11 am). The funeral will follow at 11 am. Condolences may be sent to Rev. Rodney A. Barnes, 9517 Ocala Street, Silver Spring, MD 20901. The family has requested financial contributions be made to Hughes Memorial UMC Music Ministry in lieu of flowers.

Community Life

  •  Lenten Season Intercessory Prayer Line - Everyday (6:45 am - 7:00 am). Tel. # (712) 775-7031. Meeting ID: 517-071-419
  • Tuesday, March 3rd (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program). We feed, tutor and mentor elementary and middle school children. 
  • Wednesday, March 4th (10:30 am) - Meals on Wheels. We take meals to seniors who are homebound.
  • Thursday, March 5th (10:00 am) - Veterans Program. Assist provided to veterans who are seeking benefits.
  • Thursday, March 5th (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  • Friday, March 6th (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - Food Pantry. Non-perishable food provided to anyone in need.
  • Friday, March 6th (7:00 pm) - Mass Choir Rehearsal
  • Friday, March 6th (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
  • Saturday, March 7th (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Berean Fellowship. Bible Study and discipleship class.
  • Saturday, March 7th (1:00 pm) - Senior Choir
  • Sunday, March 8th (9:30 am - 10:30 am) - Lenten Bible Study - The Daniel Plan.
  • Thursday, March 12th (12:00 pm - 2:30 pm) - Senior Fellowship Luncheon
  • Saturday, March 14th (10:00 am) - Men's Fellowship
  • Saturday, March 14th (11:00 am) - Clothes Closet
  • Saturday, March 14th (8:00 am - 3:30 pm) - Let Your Life Speak - Washington Region Leadership Days - There is an opening plenary and over 35 workshops. To register go to http://bwcumc.org/leadership-days/ The registration deadline is Friday, February 27th.
  • Saturday, March 14th (8:00 am) - UMM Annual Prayer Breakfast, Community UMC (1690 Riedel Road, Crofton, MD 21114). $20 - RSVP at www.bwcumm.org
  •  Sunday, March 15th (11:00 am - 2 pm) - 66th Anniversary Celebration - "They Walked So That We May Run" Guest Preacher - Rev. Michael A. Parker II. Church members are requested to give a donation of $66.
  • Sunday, March 15th - F.R.A.N. (Friends Relatives Associates & Neighbors) Sunday. Make a special effort to invite a Friend, Relatives, Associate, or Neighbor to join you in worship every 3rd Sunday! See Sis. Renee Richardson for more details.
  • Saturday, March 21st - Administrative Meetings:
    • (8:30 am - 9:00 am) Gathering & Continental Breakfast ( Fellowship Hall)
    • (9:00 am - 10:30 am) Administrative Team Meetings
      • SPPRC (Conference Room)
      • Finance (History Room)
      • Lay Leadership Ministry (Seminar 1)
      • Board of Trustees (Fellowship Hall)
    • (10:30 am - 10:45 am) BREAK
    • (10:45 am - 11:00 am) Holy Communion (Fellowship Hall)
    • (11:00 am - 12:30 pm) Church Council (Fellowship Hall)
  • Saturday, March 28th (10:00 am - Noon) - March Book Reflection - The book this month is The Daniel Plan - 40 Days to a Healthier Life by Rick Warren, Daniel Amen & Mark Hyman. The book is $20 and may be purchased in the church office.
  • Sunday, March 29th - Deadline for submission of Hi-Lites Newsletter articles. Contact Sis. Maggie Williams for more information.
  • Thursday, April 2nd (7:30 pm - 8:30 pm) - Maundy Thursday Worship Service
  • Saturday, April 18th (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm) - Jazz in the Afternoon - Starring Sharon Raquel and featuring The Kash Wright Trio. Requested donation is $20. This is a Missions Ministry Project. Contact Sis. Janice Gaskins or Sis. Wanda Addison for more details.

 

Community Information

Become a Reading Partner!

This school year we partnered with Reading Partners to help our children learn how to read at Charles Drew Elementary school. Prayerfully, consider becoming a tutor it is a joy! Visit this website ===> http://readingpartners.org/volunteer-portal/ To check out short videos of tutoring sessions.

Inclement Weather Policy

We will follow the following inclement weather policy: During weekdays we will follow the local school system. So, if D.C. Public Schools are closed then the church is closed. During the weekend if the church is closed the voice mail greeting will indicate we are closed, we will post the closing on our Facebook page and the church website and an e-mail will be sent. Be safe and always exercise caution while traveling.

Hughes Memorial Weekly Update -Tuesday, November 13th

Memory Verse "And not only that, but we also boast in our suffering, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance p...