This Week at Gaither UMC 1/05 – 1/12

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ACOLYTES  Kesi Mertz.  1/12 – TBD.

GREETERS TBD.  1/12 – TBD.

LITURGISTS Valli Adams.  1/12 – Janet Boyd.

UMYF Regular Meeting – 6-8 PM

The Sykesville Parish church staff thanks each of you for your cards, gifts, and expressions of love throughout the Christmas season.  We delight in serving this church and the surrounding community.  We deeply appreciate your care and concern for us!

In this new decade of 2020, we look forward to partnering with you so together we can serve, strengthen, touch lives, and build God’s kingdom through sharing the gospel, encouraging, loving, and caring for God’s people!  Happy New Year!

Pastor Doug, Pastor EunJoung, Colleen, and Kim

 

CONFIRMATION CLASS – Will begin with a meeting with confirmands and parents on January 26 after St. Paul’s 11:00 AM worship service and attendance at the ROCK Retreat in Ocean City the weekend of February 7-9. From February 16 to April 5, Confirmation Class will meet every Sunday from 12:30 – 1:30 PM.  This is an every Sunday commitment.  Please contact the church office to register your child and an informational packet will be forwarded to you.  Confirmation Sunday is scheduled for April 19.

WOMEN’S RETREATMARK YOUR CALENDARS!!  Pastor EunJoung will lead our annual parish Women’s Day Retreat on Saturday, January 25 from 9:00 – 3:00 PM in St. Paul’s Social Hall.  The theme of the retreat is: “What Time Is It?”  Bring your lunch; drinks will be provided.  Please register by Sunday, January 19 by contacting the church office at admin@stpaulssykesville.org or 410-795-0714.

 

DEDICATION SERVICEOn Sunday, January 19, 2020 we will have the Dedication Service for those serving on the Gaither Administrative Council.  We look forward to seeing you!

 

BW CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP – Scholarship applications are now being accepted for qualified students currently attending college and HS seniors planning to attend college in the Fall of 2020.  To apply, please visit https://www.bwcumc.org/administration/local-church-resources/scholarships/. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is March 5.  

 

UPCOMING MEETINGS/EVENTS

Mon., 1/6                    Men’s Group – 7:00 PM – Dinner at Oscars, Eldersburg

Prayer Circle – 7:00 PM – Sanctuary

A.A. Meeting – 8:30 PM – Social Hall

Thurs., 1/9                 Lunch Bunch Bible Study – 11:30 – 1:00 PM – Rm. 202/204

Fri., 1/10                    A.A. Meeting – 7:00 PM – Social Hall

8:30 PM – Social Hall

Sun., 1/12 U. M. Women’s Meeting – 12:15 PM – Social Hall

                                    UMYF Baked Potato Sale

Mon., 1/13                  Prayer Shawl Small Group– 10:00 AM – Social Hall

Men’s Group (New Study Begins)  – 7:00 PM – Rm. 202/204 (The men of the church are welcome and – – – bring a friend!)

Prayer Circle – 7:00 PM – Sanctuary

A.A. Meeting – 8:30 PM – Social Hall

Tues., 1/14                 Transitions – 6:30 PM

Thurs., 1/16               Lunch Bunch Bible Study – 11:30 – 1:00 PM – Rm. 202/204

Fri., 1/17                     A.A. Meeting – 7:00 PM – Social Hall

8:30 PM – Social Hall

Sat., 1/18                    Grace and Addiction Dinner – 6:00 PM – Social Hall

Sun., 1/19                   Registration Deadline for Women’s Retreat

                                    Dedication Service (9:30 AM) for Incoming Administrative Council

Mon., 1/20                  Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday Observance  The church office will be closed.