This Week at St Paul’s 5/26 – 6/2


GREETERS – Stewart & Ridia Dearie.  6/9 – Doris Rhinehart & Susan Bennett.

LITURGISTS – Elizabeth Htwar. 6/9 – Rich Luebke.

NURSERY Carol Bleam. 6/9 – Megan Forbes.

USHERS – Jay Fetterman, Val Swan, Joe Canale, & Mike Ranke. 6/9 – Jeff Creutzer, Chris Finney, Todd Brown, Scott Brown.

UMYFEnd-of-School Year Meeting/Party – 6-8 PM

BETTY MAY’S RETIREMENT CELEBRATION AND COFFEE HOUR – Will take place NEXT Sunday, June 9 during and after the service. Please join us as we celebrate Betty’s 64 years as our volunteer choir director and wish her well in this new season of her life!!!


“BRUNCH WITH THE SPIRIT” SUNDAY WORSHIP –  NEXT Sunday, June 9 at 9:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall, Gaither Church is having a worship over brunch on Pentecost Sunday, re-enacting the Early Church gathering.  The Early Church met in homes to retell stories of Christ and His followers as they ate the Eucharistic meal.  Join them for their fresh worship experience.


JUNE MISSION PROJECT QUALITY OF LIFE RETREATSAre a ministry of the Baltimore-Washington Conference.  For over 30 years, the retreats have offered respite, compassion, and care for those living with HIV/AIDS.  Over 4,500 people have attended over 125 of the four-day retreats.  Please prayerfully consider making a donation to the retreats.  Checks may be made payable to St. Paul’s UMC, memo’d “Quality of Life Retreats.”  Thank you!


FACILITY ISSUES – If you find a problem or issue regarding the church facilities, please contact Dave Lewis, Trustee Chair, at 301-602-5296 or at  Thank you!


NEW SMALL GROUPFresh Perspectives Book Club – For ladies seeking fresh perspectives through literature and refreshment for the soul.  The second Tuesday of each month beginning June 11 from 7-8 PM (location will be forthcoming).  This months’ pick:  The Same Sky by Amanda Ward.  Contact Mandy Tzan ( or Rachel Fetterman (


PICTORIAL DIRECTORY PICTURES – The pictorial directory will be a wonderful communication tool upon its completion.  If you have not signed up to have your picture taken, please follow the link ( or visit our website to sign up online.  Sign ups are also available after the contemporary & traditional services.  Saturday, June 8 will be a pet friendly day, restrained dogs and cats only.  Lifetouch offers senior and military discounts for additional photos and a toiletries drive, in conjunction with our photo shoots will be held (more information to follow):  Photo dates left are:

Fri.,           June 7                           2-9 PM

Sat.,           June 8                         10-5 PM


CHURCH OFFICE – Beginning on Friday, June 21 through Friday, August 30, the church office will follow the schedule of the Baltimore Washington Conference and will be closed on Friday throughout the summer months.



Mon., 6/3 Prayer Circle Small Group – 7:00 PM – Sanctuary

A.A. Meeting – 8:30 AM – S.S. Basement

Tues., 6/4                   DISCIPLE III – 7:00 PM – Rm. 202/204

Weds., 6/5                  Last Choir Practice with Betty May and before summer break

Thurs., 6/6                 Lunch Bunch Bible Study  – 11:30 AM (Lunch); 12-1 (Study) Rm. 202/204

Pictorial Directory Photo Session – Rm. 202/204 from 2-9 PM

Young Adult Meeting – 6-8 PM (1945 Sherlock Holmes St.)

Fri., 6/7                       Pictorial Directory Photo SessionRm. 202/204 from 2-9 PM

A.A. Meeting – 7:00 PM – S.S. Basement  (due to picture sessions)

8:30 PM – S.S. Basement  (due to picture sessions)

Sat., 6/8                      U. M. Women’s Breakfast/Meeting – 9:00 AM – Mo’s Café’

Pictorial Directory Photo Session – Rm. 202/204 from 10-5 PM

Sun., 6/9                     Betty May’s Retirement Celebration and Coffee Hour! 

Mon., 6/10                  Prayer Circle Small Group – 7:00 PM – Sanctuary

A.A. Meeting – 8:30 AM – S.S. Basement

Tues., 6/11                 Transitions – 6:30 PM

St. Paul’s Administrative Council Meeting – 7:00 PM Rm.  202/204