Monday, March 6, 2017

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

Memory Verse

 "Jesus answered, "Very truly, I tell you, no one can
  enter the kingdom of God without being born of
  water and Spirit."
  -  John 3:5 

Thought For the Week

 Have you been born again?
 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 this school year. 

Community Information   

    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 also 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.

    Community Life 

    Hughes Memorial United Methodist Church
    68th Anniversary Celebration 

    Sunday, March 19th
    (11:00am Worship service)

    "Building on a Foundation of Love"
    Ephesians 3:14-19

    Guest Preacher: Rev. Ginger Medley



    Saturday, March 25th
    The Power for Wisdom Prayer Group
    The Prom Closet & Essay Contest
    at 25 53RD  Street N.E. Washington D.C
    Prom time is quickly approaching for those young ladies that are in need of a prom gown or dress but may not be able to purchase at full price we are selling dresses for $10.00 and gowns for $20.00.
    (All proceeds will go to the winner of the essay contest)
    All young ladies are encouraged to enter the essay contest.
    Essay Subject: Why is Education Important to Me?

    ·         The winner will get her gown and the doors to the closet will

               be opened to her 1hr before the others can enter.
    ·         She will also get her hair, nails done and accessories

    The essays are due by Friday, March 3, 2017 6:00PM sharp.
    Please send essays to ATTN: Sheila Walker at

    Good News!!! $79 earlybird registration extended until March 7.
    Join us Friday, April 21, 2017 - Saturday, April 22, 2017
    Women in leadership are encouraged to attend this workshop designed to sharpen their leadership style, communication skills, and discover their unique “High-Performance Pattern” as a leader.
    Keynote speaker: Dr. Renita J. Weems.
    Workshop leader: Jane Creswell, executive coach.
    Location: Hilton BWI Airport
    Go to the BWC website  for details about this event and to register.  If you need assistance contact Mrs. Jo Chesson at 410-309-3490 or 

    The Office of Vibrant Communities

    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, March 7th (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
    • Tuesday, March 7th (5:30pm-6:30pm) Community Meal.
    • Tuesday, March 7th (6:30pm-8:30pm) C.A.P. Community Anti-Violence Program.
    • Wednesday, March 8th (8:00pm-8:30pm) Join Pastor Paul for ZOOM Bible Study as we study : Genesis 12:1-4a, Psalms 121, Romans 4:1-5,13-17 , John 3:1-17    videoconference  Or Telephone: +1-408-638-0968 (US Toll), Meeting ID: 407 304 776.
    • Thursday, March 9th (12:00noon-2:30pm) Senior Fellowship.
    • Thursday, March 9th (7:00pm) Intergenerational Singers.
    • Friday, March 10th (10:00am-2:00pm) Veterans Program.   
    •  Friday, March 10th (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm) - NA (Narcotics Anonymous) Meeting.
    • Saturday, March 11th
           Berean Fellowship  (10:00am-3:00pm) Weekly Bible 
           Study everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend.  
           Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
           Men's Fellowship (10:00am).
           Food Pantry (11:00am-1:00pm).
           Clothes Closet (11:00am-12:30pm).
           Senior Choir Rehearsal (1:00pm).  
    • Sunday , March 12th (9:30am-10:30am)  Join Pastor Paul for Bible Study.  Every Sunday we will cover the lectionary scriptures for that day.  We will study: Genesis 12:1-4a, Psalms 121, Romans 4:1-5,13-17 , John 3:1-17.
    • Saturday, March 18th (11:00am-1:00pm) Church Council meeting.
    • Sunday, March 19th -  68th Anniversary Celebration, Theme: "Building on a Foundation of Love" Ephesians 3:14-19, Guest Preacher: Rev. Ginger Medley.
    • Friday, March 24 th(7:00pm-9:00pm) Movie Night.
    • Sunday, April 9th(11:00am) Lenten Concert.

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