Monday, June 27, 2016

Hughes Memorial Weekly Update - Monday, June 27th Changing our Community with Real P.O.W.E.R.

Memory Verse
 "Then Jesus said to him, "Put your sword back into
   its place; for all who take the sword will perish by
   the sword."  
  - Matthew 26:52
Thought For the Week
 The Real Revolution is not fought with guns or 
 bombs but with the loving power of the Holy Spirit
 that enables us to respond to violence the same way
 Jesus responded.
 Community Prayer 
  • Prayers for the gun violence in our community and our country to come to an end
  • Prayers for all of our members who are homebound.
  • Prayers for all children and youth during summer break

Community Information   

    2016 Annual Conference Overview 
    2016 General Conference Overview 

      Community Life   

      JULY BOOK OF THE MONTH-
      Transforming Community: The Wesleyan Way to Missional Congregations by Henry H. Knight III & F. Douglas Powe, Jr.
      • Tuesday, June 28th (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
      • Tuesday, June 28th (5:30pm-6:30pm) Community Meal.
      • Tuesday, June 28th (7:00pm) Men's Chorus Rehearsal.
      • Thursday, June 30th (10:00am) Veterans Program.
      • Friday, July 1st (7:00pm) Intergenerational  Singers Rehearsal.
      • Friday, July 1st (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
      • Saturday, July 2nd (10:00am-3:00pm) Berean Fellowship. Weekly Bible Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
      • Saturday, June 2nd (2:00pm) SENIOR CHOIR REHEARSAL.
      • Join us on Sunday, July 3rd as we welcome Rev. Dr. Douglas Powe, Jr. as our guest preacher.  Dr. Powe is the author of Not Safe for Church: Ten Commandments for Reaching New Generations and Transforming Evangelism and be sure to join us following worship for  a book signing.
      • This summer Pastor Paul would like to meet with you for about an hour in an age specific small group in the conference room following worship service on the dates below to discuss how we can be in ministry together to fulfill God's vision for our church:
        Sunday, July 10th - Generation Z (Born after 2001)
        invite your parents to join you.
         Sunday, July 17th - Generation Y (1981 - 2000)
        Sunday, July 24th - Generation X (1965 - 1980)
        Sunday, July 31st - Baby Boomers (1946 - 1964)
        Sunday, August 7th - Silent Generation (1927 - 1945)
        Sunday, August 28th - GI Generation (1901 - 1926)
      • Saturday, July 16th (9:00am-10:30am) SPPRC meeting.
      • Saturday, July 16th (9:30am-10:30am) Trustees meeting.
      • Saturday, July 16th (9:30am-10:30am) Lay Leadership Meeting.
      • Saturday, July 16th (11:00am-1:00pm) Church Council Meeting.
      • SAVE THE DATE!! Saturday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. -- Jazz Concert returning to Hughes by popular demand, starring Sharon Raquel, along with the Kash Wright Trio.  SAVE THE DATE!!
      • Tuesday, August 2nd (5:45pm -7:00pm)- Listening session to discern the hopes and needs of students, parents, teachers and school administrators in our community.

        .Community Resources 

        Monday, June 20, 2016

        Hughes Memorial Weekly Update - Monday, June 20th Changing our Community with Real P.O.W.E.R.

        Memory Verse
         "He fell to the ground and heard a voice saying to
          him, "Saul, Saul, why do you persecute me?"  
          - Acts 9:4
        Thought For the Week
         Real transformation is ordained by God but we have
         a role to play as well.
         Community Prayer 
        • Prayers for the gun violence in our community and our country to come to an end
        • Prayers for all of our members who are homebound.
        • Prayers for all children and youth during summer break

        Community Information   

          2016 Annual Conference Overview 
          2016 General Conference Overview 

            Community Life  

            • JUNE BOOK OF THE MONTH- An Attitude of Excellence by Willie Jolley. 
            • Monday, June 20th (6:00-8:30pm) VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL.
            • Tuesday, June 21st (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
            • Tuesday, June 21st (5:30pm-6:30pm) Community Meal.
            • Tuesday, June 21st (6:00pm-8:30pm) VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL.
            • Tuesday, June 21st (7:00pm) Men's Chorus Rehearsal.
            • Wednesday, June 22nd (6:00pm-8:30pm) VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL.
            • Thursday, June 23rd (10:00am) Veterans Program.
            • Thursday, June 23rd (6:00pm-8:30pm) VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL.
            • Friday, June 24th (10:00am-12noon) FOOD PANTRY.
            • Friday, June 24th (6:00pm-8:30pm) VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL.
            • Friday, June 24th (7:00pm) Intergenerational  Singers Rehearsal.
            • Friday, June 24th (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
            • Saturday, June 25th (10:00am-3:00pm) Berean Fellowship. Weekly Bible Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
            • Saturday, June 25th (12noon-2pm) GAME ON!
              No heat or humidity . . .  cool and relaxing
              Join the June group for fun and games
              Saturday, June 25, 2016
              12 noon ‘til 2 p.m.
              Enjoy our games; bring your game
            • Saturday, June 25th (2:00pm) SENIOR CHOIR REHEARSAL.
            • Join us on Sunday, July 3rd as we welcome Rev. Dr. Douglas Powe, Jr. as our guest preacher.  Dr. Powe is the author of Not Safe for Church: Ten Commandments for Reaching New Generations and Transforming Evangelism and be sure to join us following worship for  a book signing.
            • This summer Pastor Paul would like to meet with you for about an hour in an age specific small group in the conference room following worship service on the dates below to discuss how we can be in ministry together to fulfill God's vision for our church:
              Sunday, July 10th - Generation Z (Born after 2001)
              invite your parents to join you.
               Sunday, July 17th - Generation Y (1981 - 2000)
              Sunday, July 24th - Generation X (1965 - 1980)
              Sunday, July 31st - Baby Boomers (1946 - 1964)
              Sunday, August 7th - Silent Generation (1927 - 1945)
              Sunday, August 28th - GI Generation (1901 - 1926)
            • Saturday, July 16th (9:00am-10:30am) SPPRC Meeting.
            • Saturday, July 16th (9:30am-10:30am) Lay Leadership Meeting.
            • Saturday, July 16th (11:00am-1:00pm) Church Council Meeting.
            • SAVE THE DATE!! Saturday, July 30th at 2:00 p.m. -- Jazz Concert returning to Hughes by popular demand, starring Sharon Raquel, along with the Kash Wright Trio.  SAVE THE DATE!!

              .Community Resources 

              Monday, June 13, 2016

              Hughes Memorial Weekly Update - Monday, June 13 Changing our Community with Real P.O.W.E.R.

              Memory Verse
               "For if you forgive men when they sin against you,
                your heavenly father will also forgive you."  
                -Matthew 6:14
              Thought For the Week
               If you are being held captive by anger because
               someone has abused, neglected, hurt or harmed you
               then give your pain to Jesus until He sets you free!
               Community Prayer 
              • Prayers for the gun violence in our community and our country to come to an end
              • Prayers for all of our members who are homebound.
              • Prayers for all children and youth during summer break

              Community Information   

                2016 Annual Conference Overview 
                2016 General Conference Overview 

                  Community Life  

                  • JUNE BOOK OF THE MONTH- An Attitude of Excellence by Willie Jolley. 
                  • Tuesday, June 14th (7am-8pm) Primary Election Day.
                  • Tuesday, June 14th (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
                  • Wednesday, June 15th (10:00am-12noon) Worship Planning Meeting - If you are unable to attend you can submit your input prior to the meeting or you can participate via teleconference (712) 775-7031; Meeting ID: 551-150-517. 
                  • Thursday, June 16th (10:00am) Veterans Program.
                  • Friday, June 17th (7:00pm) Intergenerational  Singers Rehearsal.
                  • Friday, June 17th (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
                  • Saturday, June 18th (10:00am-3:00pm) Berean Fellowship. Weekly Bible Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
                  • Saturday, June 18th (10am) Finance, SPPRC, Trustee meeting.
                  • Saturday, June 18th (1:00pm) United Methodist Women.
                  • Monday, June 20 th- Friday, June 24th (6:00pm-8:30pm) - VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2016 - I'VE GOT TALENT, SHOWCASING MY WORK FOR JESUS.  Contact Sis Raven Hall for more details.
                  • Saturday, June 25th (12noon-2pm) GAME ON!
                    No heat or humidity . . .  cool and relaxing
                    Join the June group for fun and games
                    Saturday, June 25, 2016
                    12 noon ‘til 2 p.m.
                    Enjoy our games; bring your game
                  • Join us on Sunday, July 3rdas we welcome Rev. Dr. Douglas Powe, Jr. as our guest preacher.  Dr. Powe is the author of Not Safe for Church: Ten Commandments for Reaching New Generations and Transforming Evangelism and be sure to join us following worship for  a book signing.
                  • This summer Pastor Paul would like to meet with you for about an hour in an age specific small group in the conference room following worship service on the dates below to discuss how we can be in ministry together to fulfill God's vision for our church:
                    Sunday, July 10th - Generation Z (Born after 2001)
                    invite your parents to join you.
                     Sunday, July 17th - Generation Y (1981 - 2000)
                    Sunday, July 24th - Generation X (1965 - 1980)
                    Sunday, July 31st - Baby Boomers (1946 - 1964)
                    Sunday, August 7th - Silent Generation (1927 - 1945)
                    Sunday, August 28th - GI Generation (1901 - 1926)
                  • SAVE THE DATE!! Saturday, July 30 at 2:00 p.m. -- Jazz Concert returning to Hughes by popular demand, starring Sharon Raquel, along with the Kash Wright Trio.  SAVE THE DATE!!

                    .Community Resources 

                    Monday, June 6, 2016

                    Hughes Memorial Weekly Update - Monday, June 6 Changing our Community with Real P.O.W.E.R.

                    Memory Verse
                     "Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old
                      age, at the time of which God had spoken to him."  
                      -Genesis 21:2
                    Thought For the Week
                     Real relationships go through trials, tribulations and 
                     triumphs!
                     Community Prayer 
                    • Prayers for the family of Robert James Gill. 
                    • Prayers for all of our members who are homebound.
                    • Prayers for children and youth for peace and protection during this school year. 

                    Community Information   

                    2016 Annual Conference Overview 
                    2016 General Conference Overview 

                    Community Life  

                    • JUNE BOOK OF THE MONTH- An Attitude of Excellence by Willie Jolley. 
                    • Tuesday, June 7th (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
                    • Tuesday, June 7th (5:30 pm - 6:30 pm) - Free Community Meal.  
                    • Thursday, June 9th (10:00am) Veterans Program.
                    • Thursday, June 9th (12:00-2:30pm) Senior Fellowship.
                    • Friday, June 10th (7:00pm) Intergenerational  Singers Rehearsal.
                    • Friday, June 10th (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
                    • Saturday, June 11th (10:00am-3:00pm) Berean Fellowship. Weekly Bible Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
                    • Saturday, June 11th (10am) Interfaith Wise Men Fellowship.
                    • Saturday, June 11th (11:00am) Clothes Closet.
                    • Saturday, June 11th (11:00am) Food Pantry.
                    • Saturday, June 11th (2:00pm) Senior Choir Rehearsal.
                    • Sunday, June 12th- A Congregational Meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall immediately following worship service. Please plan to attend this meeting as we discuss the future of Hughes
                    • Wednesday, June 15th (10:00am-12noon) Worship Planning Meeting - If you are unable to attend you can submit your input prior to the meeting or you can participate via teleconference (712) 775-7031; Meeting ID: 551-150-517.
                    • Monday, June 20th - Friday, June 24th (6:00pm-8:30pm) - VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2016 - I'VE GOT TALENT, SHOWCASING MY WORK FOR JESUS.  Contact Sis Raven Hall for more details.
                    • Join us on Sunday, July 3rd as we welcome Rev. Dr. Douglas Powe, Jr. as our guest preacher.  Dr. Powe is the author of Not Safe for Church: Ten Commandments for Reaching New Generations and Transforming Evangelism and be sure to join us following worship for  a book signing.
                    • SAVE THE DATE!! Saturday, July 30 at 2:00 p.m. -- Jazz Concert returning to Hughes by popular demand, starring Sharon Raquel, along with the Kash Wright Trio.  SAVE THE DATE!!

                      .Community Resources 

                      Wednesday, June 1, 2016

                      Hughes Memorial Weekly Update - Wednesday, June 1 Changing our Community with Real P.O.W.E.R.

                      Memory Verse
                       "David said to Nathan, "I have sinned against the
                        LORD. "Nathan said to David, "Now the LORD has
                        put away your sin; you shall not die.  
                        -II Samuel 12:13
                      Thought For the Week
                       Real relationships are messy.  But if we will worship 
                       God despite the mess we caused, God will bless us.
                       Community Prayer 
                      • Prayers for the family of Robert James Gill. 
                      • Prayers for Beulah Anderson and her family as she mourns the loss of John Way (her son).
                      • Prayers for all of our members who are homebound.
                      • Prayers for children and youth for peace and protection during this school year. 

                      Community Information   

                      Community Life  

                      • JUNE BOOK OF THE MONTH- An Attitude of Excellence by Willie Jolley. 
                      • Tuesday, May 31st (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
                      • Tuesday, May 31st (5:30 pm - 6:30 pm) - Free Community Meal.  
                      • Thursday, June 2nd  (10:00am) Veterans Program
                      • Friday, June 3rd (10:00am-12noon) Food Pantry.
                      • Friday, May 3rd (7:00pm) Intergenerational  Singers Rehearsal.
                      • Friday, June 3rd (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
                      • Saturday, June 4th (10:00am-3:00pm) Berean Fellowship. Weekly Bible Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
                      • Saturday, June 4th (2:00pm) Senior Choir Rehearsal.
                      • Please join Ashley Harding, Family and Community Engagement Manager of KIPP DC Headquarters at 11am on June 4th at the KIPP DC Benning Road campus (4801 Benning Road, S.E. )for the Stop the Violence and Increase the Peace Rally.  One of my amazing Key Academy parents, Veda Rasheed, has orchestrated this amazing effort and I could not be more proud of her advocacy and championing for our community.  If you have any questions, or would be interested in volunteering, please let me know 202.265.5477 (o) | 202.246.9336 (c)  .
                      • Sunday, June 12th- A Congregational Meeting will be held in the Fellowship Hall immediately following worship service. Please plan to attend this meeting as we discuss the future of Hughes
                      • Monday, June 20th - Friday, June 24th (6:00pm-8:30pm) - VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2016 - I'VE GOT TALENT, SHOWCASING MY WORK FOR JESUS.  Contact Sis Raven Hall for more details.
                      • SAVE THE DATE!! Saturday, July 30 at 2:00 p.m. -- Jazz Concert returning to Hughes by popular demand, starring Sharon Raquel, along with the Kash Wright Trio.  SAVE THE DATE!!

                        .Community Resources 

                        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...