This Week at Gaither UMC 2/03 – 2/10


ACOLYTE Kesi Mertz. 2/10 – Veda Doxzen.

GREETERS – The Evans Family.  2/10 – Tony & Esther Matulonis.

LITURGISTS – Valli Adams2/10 – Patty Doxzen.

UMYF No Regular Meeting – Superbowl Sub Pick-up & Sales after St. Paul’s worship service in the social hall/kitchen.

2019 SUMMER CAMP BROCHURES – Are available on the back table for summer camp at the United Methodist camps of West River and Camp Manidokan.

FEBRUARY MISSION PROJECTWorld Children’s Fund – Support of our sponsored child, “Sonu”.  Our goal is $380.  Any amount you can give is truly appreciated.  Please make your check payable to GUMC, memo’d “Sonu”.


BW CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS – Scholarship applications are being accepted for qualified students currently attending or enrolling in accredited colleges and universities in the U.S. for Fall 2019.  For further information, google (bwcumc scholarships) where detailed information is provided or pick up a packet on the back table.  The scholarship deadline closes on March 7, 2019.  

St. PAUL’S/GAITHER SCHOLARSHIPScholarship applications are available on the back table for all youth of the Sykesville Parish. If you have any questions, please contact Wayne or Fran Straitz at 410-781-6146 and leave a message. The deadline to apply is Sunday, April 14, 2019.


CONFIRMATION CLASSWill begin on Sunday, February 17  after St. Paul’s 11:00 AM worship service and will meet EVERY Sunday through April 14 from 12:30 until 1:45 PM (except March 17 (UMYF Retreat).  An adult or guardian must be present with the confirmand for this opening session on February 17.  This is an EVERY SUNDAY COMMITMENT.  No absences are allowed except, of course, for illness, and a parental contact is required to excuse for illness.  Please contact the church office by Sunday, February 10, to register your child.  An informational packet will be forwarded to you.  Confirmation Sunday is scheduled for Sunday, April 28.



Mon., 2/4                    Prayer Circle Small Group – 7:00 PM – Sanctuary

                                    A.A. Meeting – 8:30 PM – Social Hall

 Tues., 2/5 DISCIPLE III Class – 7:00 PM – Rm. 202/204

Thurs., 2/7                 Lunch Bunch Small Group Bible Study – 11:30 AM – Rm. 202/204

 Fri., 2/8                       A.A. Meetings – 7:00 PM – Social Hall, 8:30 PM – Social Hall

ROCK Retreat – Ocean City

Sat., 2/9                      U. M. Women’s Meeting – 9:00 AM – Panera

Mon., 2/11                  Prayer Circle Small Group – 7:00 PM – Sanctuary

A.A. Meeting – 8:30 PM – Social Hall

Tues., 2/12                 DISCIPLE III Class – 7:00 PM – Rm. 202/204

Transitions – 6:30 PM