Monday, July 30, 2018

Hughes Memorial Weekly Update -Monday, July 30th Changing our Community with Real P.O.W.E.R.

Memory Verse
"There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to 
 the one hope of your calling." 
  -   Ephesians 4:4

Thought For the Week
 When the Body of Christ is healthy it is growing in 
 love by the power of the holy spirit!  
 Community Prayer 
  • Prayers for our homebound. Remember to check on our seniors who live by themselves.
  • Prayers for all children and youth during this summer. Especially our Project Transformation DC Summer Camp.

    Community Information   


    August 12th marks the 2nd anniversary of the Unite the Right: Charlottesville, VA Rally Action which organizers hope to recreate in Washington, Dc’s Lafayette Square.  As a prayerful response and call to action, the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church will host the United to Love: Rally for Love, Peace and Justice on Sunday, August 12th from 11am-3pm in our nation’s capital.

    We invite all individuals, faith communities and organizations across lines of difference to gather as we uplift the human spirit renouncing all forms of hate and showing that we are #unitedtolove

    For more information:


    Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church 
    Tel: 410-309-3400

      Community Life 

      • Tuesday, July 31 (10:30am-11:00am) Staff Prayer Meeting.
      • Tuesday, July 31 (5:30pm-6:30pm) Community Meal
      • Wednesday, August 1 (8:00pm-8:30pm) Join Pastor Paul for ZOOM BIBLE STUDY as we study:2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a; Psalm 51:1-12; Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35 . (Wednesday, August 8: 2 Samuel 18:5-9,15, 31-33 ; Psalm 130; Ephesians 4:25-5:2; John 6:35, 41-51  Videoconference   or Telephone: 1-408-638-0968 (US Tool), Meeting ID: 407 304 776.    
      • Friday, August 3 (7:00pm-9:00pm) NA Program
      • Saturday, August 4 
             Berean Fellowship - (10:00am-3:00pm) Bible Study 
             everyone is welcomed and encouraged to attend.  
             Facilitator: Sis Mary Thompson.
      • Sunday, August 5 - (9:30am-10:30am) Join Pastor Paul for Bible Study.  Every Sunday we will cover the lectionary scriptures for that dayWe will study:2 Samuel 11:26-12:13a; Psalm 51:1-12; Ephesians 4:1-16; John 6:24-35
      • Sunday, August 5 - (11:00am) Sunday Morning Worship Service.  Communion Sunday.  



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      Wednesday, October 3, 2018  -  7pm
      Jones Memorial UMC
      4625 G Street, S.E.,
      Washington, DC 20019

      Hughes Memorial UMC
      Jones Memorial UMC
      Mount Vernon UMC
      Randall Memorial UMC


      Revised BWC Policy and Procedures Manual: A Guide for clergy and church business
      At the 2016 Annual Conference Session, members voted to update the BWC's Manual on Policies and Procedures. This document will come before the next conference
      Download your copy now.

      School of Congregational Development

      This year Gethsemane United Methodist Church is serving as one of the satellite sites for the School of Congregational Development’s online teaching event on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 11:00 am – 4:30 pm.  This is a premier event designed to equip United Methodist Leaders for equipping conference and district leaders, local church clergy, and laity to lead vital, dynamic, life-changing congregations.  This year’s presentations include:

      • Genevieve Carvil-Harris

      Presentation: Worship & Art “Momentum Magnet”

      • Pastor VJ Cruz-Baer

      Presentation: Reaching the Community Through God’s Graffiti– “Growing Momentum”

      • Lynda Byrd

      Presentation: The Laity Fix– “Momentum From the Pulpit to the Pew”

      • Dr. Cedrick Bridgeforth

      Presentation: Strategic Ministry Planning– “The Road Map for Greater Momentum”

      Those interested in participating at Gethsemane must register online at  For questions and/or additional information, please call (301) 336-1219. 

      Please share with the congregation and encourage participants to register early for the event.

      Blessings, Olivia



      SUNDAY, AUGUST 12 - Min Roberta White
      SUNDAY, AUGUST 19 - Min Charles Mosby, Sr. 
      SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 - Min Quanitta Favorite-Battle

          !!!!!!! UPCOMING EVENTS !!!!!!!

          Sunday, September 23rd - Homecoming

          Sunday, September 30th - Congregational Meeting


          Year B of our Lectionary Contextual Bible Study

          Join Pastor Paul this Advent Season on Sunday's in the Sanctuary (9:30 am - 10:30 am) or on Wednesday's via ZOOM (8:00 pm - 9:00 pm) as he kicks-off Year B of our Lectionary Contextual Bible Study

          If you are interested in joining or have questions for the
          Hughes Memorial Prison Outreach Ministy
          please see
          Sandra Faggins - 202-829-5394
          Renee Richardson - 202-635-2615
          Kevin Petty - 202-580-1475
          Melvin Tuten - 202-277-7649
          Jaymeisha Taylor - 202-829-5394

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