Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hughes Memorial UMC Weekly Update - Tuesday, April 28, 2015

This Week's Memory Verse - "But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream." - Amos 5:24

Thought For the Week - "God’s idea of justice is the proper treatment of the poor."

Community Prayers

  • Prayers for all of our members who are in the hospital or homebound.
  • Prayers for the people of Baltimore City as they seek justice and peace.
  • Prayers for the people of Nepal as they recover from a devastating Earthquake. 

Community Life

  • Tuesday, April 28th (Noon - 1:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John
  • Tuesday, April 28th(6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program). Mentoring, Tutoring and feeding program for youth.
  • Tuesday, April 28th (6:00 pm) - The Sisters of Hughes Choir Rehearsal.
  • Wednesday, April 29th (10:30 am) - Meals on Wheels. We take meals to seniors who are homebound. 
  • Thursday, April 30th (10:00 am) - Veterans Program. Assist provided to veterans who are seeking benefits. 
  • Thursday, April 30th (7:00  pm - 8:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John
  • Friday, May 1st (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - Food Pantry. Non-perishable food provided to anyone in need.
  • Friday, May 1st ( 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm) UMW Bible Study - Strong Was Her Faith 
  • Friday, May 1st (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting. 
  • Saturday, May 2nd (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Berean Fellowship. Bible Study and discipleship class.
  •  Saturday, May 2nd (10:00 am - 2:00 pm) - Women's Mini-Retreat / Bible Study. Guest Clinician - Min. Tanya Smith Moore
  • Saturday, May 2nd (1:00 pm) - Senior Choir Rehearsal 
  • Sunday, May 3rd (9:30 am - 10:30 am) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John
  • Sunday, May 3rd (1:00 pm) - Hughes Hope Ministry Day. HIV Testing available along with AIDS information.
  • Tuesday, May 5th (Noon - 1:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John
  • Tuesday, May 5th (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program). Mentoring, Tutoring and feeding program for youth.
  • Tuesday, May 5th (6:00 pm) - The Sisters of Hughes Choir Rehearsal.
  • Wednesday, May 6th (10:30 am) - Meals on Wheels. We take meals to seniors who are homebound. 
  • Thursday, May 7th (10:00 am) - Veterans Program. Assist provided to veterans who are seeking benefits. 
  • Thursday, May 7th (7:00  pm - 8:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John
  • Friday, May 8th (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - Food Pantry. Non-perishable food provided to anyone in need.
  • Friday, May 8th ( 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm) UMW Bible Study - Strong Was Her Faith 
  • Friday, May 8th (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting. 
  • Saturday, May 9th (10:00 am - Noon) - Men's Fellowship
  • Saturday, May 9th (11:00 am) - Clothes Closet
  • Wednesday, May 13th (10:00 am - Noon) - Worship Planning Meeting
  • Saturday, May 16th - 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 (Seminar 2)
  •  Sunday, May 17th - 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.
  • Sunday, 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 (10:00 am - Noon) - May Book Reflection - The book this month is Missional Renaissance: Changing the Scorecard for the Church by Reggie McNeal.
  • 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.
  • Saturday, May 30th (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm) - Salad Feast. Fundraiser by Senior & Junior Usher Board. 
  • 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, April 21, 2015

Hughes Memorial UMC Weekly Update - Tuesday, April 21, 2015

This Week's Memory Verse - "What do you prefer? Shall I come to you with a rod of discipline, or shall I come in love and with a gentle spirit?" - I Corinthians 4:21

Thought For the Week -"Leaders do two things they frame issues and engage conflicts."

Community Prayers

  •  Prayer for all of our members who are in the hospital or homebound.

Community Life

  • Tuesday, April 21st (Noon - 1:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John
  • Tuesday, April 21st (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program). Mentoring, Tutoring and feeding program for youth.
  • Tuesday, April 21st (6:00 pm) - The Sisters of Hughes Choir Rehearsal.
  • Tuesday, April 21st (7:00 pm) - Men's Chorus Rehearsal.
  • Wednesday, April 22nd (10:30 am) - Meals on Wheels. We take meals to seniors who are homebound. 
  • Thursday, April 23rd (10:00 am) - Veterans Program. Assist provided to veterans who are seeking benefits. 
  • Thursday, April 23rd (7:00  pm - 8:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John
  • Friday, April 24th (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - Food Pantry. Non-perishable food provided to anyone in need.
  • Friday, April 24th ( 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm) UMW Bible Study - Strong Was Her Faith 
  • Friday, April 24th (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting. 
  • Saturday, April 25th (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Berean Fellowship. Bible Study and discipleship class.
  • 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 (9:30 am - 10:30 am) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John
  • 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. 
  •  Saturday, May 2nd (10:00 am - 2:00 pm) - Women's Mini-Retreat / Bible Study. Guest Clinician - Min. Tanya Smith Moore
  • Saturday, May 2nd (1:00 pm) - Senior Choir Rehearsal
  • Sunday, May 3rd (1:00 pm) - Hughes Hope Ministry Day. HIV Testing available along with AIDS information.
  • Saturday, May 9th (10:00 am - Noon) - Men's Fellowship
  • Saturday, May 9th (11:00 am) - Clothes Closet
  • Wednesday, May 13th (10:00 am - Noon) - Worship Planning Meeting
  • Saturday, May 16th - 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 (Seminar 2)
  •  Sunday, May 17th - 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.
  • Sunday, 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.
  • Saturday, May 30th (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm) - Salad Feast. Fundraiser by Senior & Junior Usher Board. 
  • 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, April 14, 2015

Hughes Memorial UMC Weekly Update - Tuesday, April 14th

This Week's Memory Verse - "After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go." - Luke 10:1

Thought For the Week - "Jesus never sent anyone out to do anything alone."

Community Prayers

  •  Prayer of healing for Catherine Allen who is currently in Howard University Hospital.

Community Life

  • Tuesday, April 14th (Noon - 1:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John (Week 1 0f 8 Week Study)
  • Tuesday, April 14th (6:00 pm) - The Sisters of Hughes Choir Rehearsal.
  • Wednesday, April 15th (10:30 am) - Meals on Wheels. We take meals to seniors who are homebound. 
  • Thursday, April 16th (10:00 am) - Veterans Program. Assist provided to veterans who are seeking benefits. 
  • Thursday, April 16th (7:00  pm - 8:00 pm) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John (Week 1 0f 8 Week Study)
  • Friday, April 17th (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - Food Pantry. Non-perishable food provided to anyone in need.
  • Friday, April 17th ( 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm) UMW Bible Study - Strong Was Her Faith (Week 1 0f 12 Week Study)
  • Friday, April 17th (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting. 
  • Saturday, April 18th (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Berean Fellowship. Bible Study and discipleship class.
  • 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 (Seminar 2)
  • 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 (9:30 am - 10:30 am) - Bible Study - The Gospel of John (Week 1 0f 8 Week Study)
  • 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.
  • Tuesday, April 21st (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm) - C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program) - Free after-school feeding, tutoring and mentoring program for youth.
  • 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. 
  •  Saturday, May 2nd (10:00 am - 2:00 pm) - Women's Mini-Retreat / Bible Study. Guest Clinician - Min. Tanya Smith Moore
  • Saturday, May 2nd (1:00 pm) - Senior Choir Rehearsal
  • Sunday, May 3rd (1:00 pm) - Hughes Hope Ministry Day. HIV Testing available along with AIDS information.
  • Saturday, May 9th (10:00 am - Noon) - Men's Fellowship
  • Saturday, May 9th (11:00 am) - Clothes Closet
  • 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.
  • Saturday, May 30th (12:00 pm - 5:00 pm) - Salad Feast. Fundraiser by Senior & Junior Usher Board. 
  • 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, April 7, 2015

Hughes Memorial UMC Weekly Update - Tuesday, April 7th

This Week's Memory Verse - "Honor everyone" - 1 Peter 2:17a

Thought For the Week -"The idea of honor in the Bible is deeply relational. It reflects how people in a society, group, community, or team relate to God and to one another. It is the glue of true community, the right stuff of true teams."

Community Prayers

  •  Prayer of thanksgiving for our new Administrative Assistant - Mrs. Melanie Mattison-Benjamin (AdminAsst@HughesMemorial.org)

Community Life

  •  Tuesday, April 7th (6:00 pm) - The Sisters of Hughes Choir Rehearsal.
  • Wednesday, April 8th (10am - Noon) - Worship Planning Meeting
  • Wednesday, April 8st (10:30 am) - Meals on Wheels. We take meals to seniors who are homebound.
  • Thursday, April 9th (10:00 am) - Veterans Program. Assist provided to veterans who are seeking benefits.
  • Thursday, April 9th (Noon - 2:00 pm) - Senior Fellowship Luncheon.
  • Friday, April 10th (10:00 am - 12:00 pm) - Food Pantry. Non-perishable food provided to anyone in need.
  • Friday, April 10th (7:30 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
  • Saturday, April 11th (10:00 am - 3:00 pm) - Berean Fellowship. Bible Study and discipleship class.
  • 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.

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...