Monday, August 29, 2016

Hughes Memorial Weekly Update - Monday, August 29th Changing our Community with Real P.O.W.E.R.

Memory Verse
 "But God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love
  with which he loved us even when we were dead
  through our trespasses, made us alive together with
  Christ-by grace you have been saved."  
  -Ephesians 2:4-5
Thought For the Week
"Real life discipleship involves moving the spiritually
 dead towards life by sharing our story. 
 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 NE Jurisdictional Conference 
    2016 General Conference Overview 

      Community Life   

      SEPTEMBER BOOK OF THE MONTH
      Listening for God
      by Juanita J. Weems

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      Charge Conference will be held at:
      Hughes Memorial UMC
      Sunday, October 30th
      3:30pm -5:00pm



      Tired of Gun Violence?

      WIN is taking steps to build an agenda led by the faith community to decrease gun violence in our communities and ensure it is done in a way that demands police accountability and does not criminalize Black communities.  Interested?

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      • Tuesday, August 30th (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
      • Tuesday, August 30th (5:30pm-6:30pm) Community Meal.
      • Tuesday, August 30th (6:30pm-8:00pm) C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program) We need disciples who are willing to serve.  See sister Raven Hall if you are willing to help.
      • Thursday, September 1st - Funeral for Mr. Louis Johnson Viewing 10am, Funeral 11am, Repast immediately following the funeral in the Fellowship Hall.
      • Thursday, September 1st(10:00am) Veterans Program.
      • Friday, September 2nd(7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
      • Saturday, September 3rd (10:00am-3:00pm) Berean Fellowship. Weekly Bible Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.

      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, September 4th - GI Generation (1901 - 1926) 
                                                              
      • Sunday, September 11th-How has the Church hurt you? Join us for a rap session after worship as we share our stories of pain as we prepare to be healed.
      • Saturday, September 17th (9:30am-10:30am) Lay Leadership Ministry.
      • Saturday, September 17th (11:00am-1:00pm) Church Council Meeting.
      • HI-LITES time is fast approaching. The next issue is scheduled for distribution on Sunday, October 2. Maggie is looking forward to your “Inspirational Items,” “Happenings @ Hughes” (ministry news, past and future), “All In The Family” and all other submissions. Please get them to her at your earliest convenience or by Friday, September 23. E-mails should be sent to mboydwms@aol.com with Hi-Lites in the subject line. Many thanks.
      • Community Day - Saturday, September 24th, 2016.
             We need disciples who are willing to serve.  See sister   
             Raven Hall if you are willing to help.
      • Homecoming - Sunday, September 25th, 2016. We need
            disciples who are willing to serve.  See sister Raven Hall if
            you are willing to help.
      • Take a free family (or close friends) portrait after worship on Homecoming Sunday.  Call the church office to sign up today. 
      • Saturday, November 5th (10am-Noon) Worship Leader Workshop.
      • Saturday, November 12th(1pm-2pm) Quarterly pastoral Ministry Team meeting.
      • Men's Day Sunday, November 20th - Men are needed to serve on the Men's Day committee. Please contact Vincent Key if you are interested 202-320-6392.



        .Community Resources 
        •  Checkout our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/hughesmemorialunitedmethodistchurch.DC?ref=hl) and invite your family and friends to like us!
        • Please contact our Administrative Assistant, Sister Melanie to schedule church ministry events. You may click on the link below  to check the availability of the Fellowship Hall: 

          https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=naqahsvbd578d5aba6iv27fodc%40group.calendar.google.com&ctz=America/New_York

        Monday, August 22, 2016

        Hughes Memorial Weekly Update - Monday, August 22nd Changing our Community with Real P.O.W.E.R.

        Memory Verse
         "For all who exalt themselves will be humbled, and 
          those who humble themselves will be exalted."  
          -Luke 14:11
        Thought For the Week
        "Real disciples of Jesus Christ have humility 
         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 NE Jurisdictional Conference 
          2016 General Conference Overview 

            Community Life   

            AUGUST BOOK OF THE MONTH
            The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson

            ****************
            Charge Conference will be held at:
            Hughes Memorial UMC
            Sunday, October 30th
            3:30pm -5:00pm



            Tired of Gun Violence?

            WIN is taking steps to build an agenda led by the faith community to decrease gun violence in our communities and ensure it is done in a way that demands police accountability and does not criminalize Black communities.  Interested?

            Sign up to receive updates from this team



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            • Tuesday, August 23rd (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
            • Tuesday, August 23rd (5:30pm-6:30pm) Community Meal.
            • Tuesday, August 23rd (6:30pm-8:00pm) C.A.P. (Community Anti-Violence Program) Resumes with Registration and Orientation. We need disciples who are willing to serve.  See sister Raven Hall if you are willing to help.
            • Wednesday, August 24th (10:00am-12noon) Worship Committee meeting.
            • Thursday, August 25th(10:00am) Veterans Program.
            • Friday, August 26th (10:00am-12noon) Food Pantry.
            • Friday, August 26th(7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
            • Saturday, August 27th (10:00am-3:00pm) Berean Fellowship. Weekly Bible Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
            • Saturday, August 27 th(10:00am-Noon) Reclamation Ministry Meeting.
            • Saturday, August 27th (1:00pm-2:30pm) Quarterly Pastoral Ministry Team Meeting.
            • Sunday, August 28th (9:30am-10:30am) Pastor's Monthly Tea.
            • Tailgate - Sunday, August 28th Do you have a favorite football team? Do you like to tailgate? Well wear the jersey and paraphernalia of your favorite football team to worship and join us for a tailgate party in our parking lot across the street for Hughes after worship service.

            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, September 4th - GI Generation (1901 - 1926) 

                                         {THIS DATE HAS CHANGED}  
            • Saturday, September 17th (9:30am-10:30am) Lay Leadership Ministry.
            • Saturday, September 17th (11:00am-1:00pm) Church Council Meeting.
            • Community Day - Saturday, September 24th, 2016.
                   We need disciples who are willing to serve.  See sister   
                   Raven Hall if you are willing to help.
            • Homecoming - Sunday, September 25th, 2016. We need
                  disciples who are willing to serve.  See sister Raven Hall if
                  you are willing to help.
            • Men's Day - Men are needed to serve on the Men's Day committee. Please contact Vincent Keys if you are interested 202-635-2615.



              .Community Resources 

              Tuesday, August 16, 2016

              Hughes Memorial Weekly Update - Tuesday, August 16th Changing our Community with Real P.O.W.E.R.

              Memory Verse
               "When he laid his hands on her, immediately she 
                stood up straight and began praising God."  
                -Luke 13:13
              Thought For the Week
              "God is worthy of our praise! 
               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 NE Jurisdictional Conference 
                2016 General Conference Overview 

                  Community Life   

                  AUGUST BOOK OF THE MONTH
                  The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson

                  ****************


                  Tired of Gun Violence?

                  WIN is taking steps to build an agenda led by the faith community to decrease gun violence in our communities and ensure it is done in a way that demands police accountability and does not criminalize Black communities.  Interested?

                  Sign up to receive updates from this team



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                  • Tuesday, August 16th (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
                  • Tuesday, August 16th (5:30pm-6:30pm) Community Meal.
                  • Thursday, August 18th(10:00am) Veterans Program.
                  • Friday, August 19th(7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
                  • Saturday, August 20th (10:00am-3:00pm) Berean Fellowship. Weekly Bible Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
                  • Saturday, August 20th (9:00am) Finance Committee Meeting.  (TIME CHANGE)
                  • Tuesday, August 23rd (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
                  • Tuesday, August 23rd (5:30pm-6:30pm) Community Meal.
                  • Community Anti-Violence Program (C.A.P.)- will
                         resume on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 with Registration
                         and Orientation. We need disciples who are willing to
                         serve.  See sister Raven Hall if you are willing to help.
                  • Wednesday, August 24th (10:00am-Noon) Worship Planning Meeting.
                  • Thursday, August 25th(10:00am) Veterans Program.
                  • Friday, August 26th (10:00am-12noon) Food Pantry.
                  • Friday, August 26th(7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
                  • Saturday, August 27th (10:00am-3:00pm) Berean Fellowship. Weekly Bible Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
                  • Saturday, August 27 th(10:00am-Noon) Reclamation Ministry Meeting.
                  • Saturday, August 27th (1:00pm-2:30pm) Quarterly Pastoral Ministry Team Meeting.
                  • Sunday, August 28th (9:30am-10:30am) Pastor's Monthly Tea.
                  • Tailgate - Sunday, August 28th Do you have a favorite football team? Do you like to tailgate? Well wear the jersey and paraphernalia of your favorite football team to worship and join us for a tailgate party in our parking lot across the street for Hughes after worship service.

                  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, September 4th - GI Generation (1901 - 1926) 
                                               {THIS DATE HAS CHANGED}  
                  • Community Day - Saturday, September 24th, 2016.
                         We need disciples who are willing to serve.  See sister   
                         Raven Hall if you are willing to help.
                  • Homecoming - Sunday, September 25th, 2016. We need
                        disciples who are willing to serve.  See sister Raven Hall if
                        you are willing to help.
                  • Men's Day - Men are needed to serve on the Men's Day committee. Please contact Vincent Keys if you are interested 202-635-2615.



                    .Community Resources 

                    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

                    Hughes Memorial Weekly Update - Monday, August 8th Changing our Community with Real P.O.W.E.R.

                    Memory Verse
                     "Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the
                      earth? No, I tell you, but rather division!."  
                      -Luke 12:51
                    Thought For the Week
                    "True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it
                      is the presence of justice." Martin Luther King, Jr. 
                     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 NE Jurisdictional Conference 
                      2016 General Conference Overview 

                        Community Life   

                        AUGUST BOOK OF THE MONTH
                        The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson

                        ****************


                        Tired of Gun Violence?

                        WIN is taking steps to build an agenda led by the faith community to decrease gun violence in our communities and ensure it is done in a way that demands police accountability and does not criminalize Black communities.  Interested?

                        Sign up to receive updates from this team



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                        • Tuesday, August 9th (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
                        • Tuesday, August 9th (5:30pm-6:30pm) Community Meal.
                        • Thursday, August 11th(10:00am) Veterans Program.
                        • Friday, August 12th(7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
                        • Saturday, August 13th (10:00am-3:00pm) Berean Fellowship. Weekly Bible Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend. Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
                        • Saturday, August 13th (11:00am-1:00pm) Food Pantry.
                        • East Point DC Neighborhoods Festival-
                          Saturday, August 13, 2016 Noon-6pm, Kelly Miller Field,
                          49th & Dix Streets, NE, Washington DC.  
                            (eastpointfestival@gmail.com/Rain date August 20th)
                        • Sunday, August 14th - Guest Preacher Rev. Patricia H. Fears.

                        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, September 4th - GI Generation (1901 - 1926) 
                                                     {THIS DATE HAS CHANGED}         

                            
                        • Saturday, August 20th (11:00am) Finance Committee Meeting.  
                        • Community Anti-Violence Program (C.A.P.)- will
                               resume on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 with Registration
                               and Orientation. We need disciples who are willing to
                               serve.  See sister Raven Hall if you are willing to help.
                        • Wednesday, August 23rd (10:00am-Noon) Worship Planning Meeting.
                        • Saturday, August 27 th(10:00am-Noon) Reclamation Ministry Meeting.
                        • Saturday, August 27th (1:00pm-2:30pm) Quarterly Pastoral Ministry Team Meeting.
                        • Sunday, August 28th (9:30am-10:30am) Pastor's Monthly Tea.
                        • Tailgate - Sunday, August 28th Do you have a favorite football team? Do you like to tailgate? Well wear the jersey and paraphernalia of your favorite football team to worship and join us for a tailgate party in our parking lot across the street for Hughes after worship service.
                        • Community Day - Saturday, September 24th, 2016.
                               We need disciples who are willing to serve.  See sister   
                               Raven Hall if you are willing to help.
                        • Homecoming - Sunday, September 25th, 2016. We need
                              disciples who are willing to serve.  See sister Raven Hall if
                              you are willing to help.
                        • Men's Day - Men are needed to serve on the Men's Day committee. Please contact Vincent Keys if you are interested 202-635-2615.



                          .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...