Events

While COVID numbers remain high in our area, all of our events and groups are meeting virtually, using Zoom, Facebook Live, and YouTube. If you would like help learning to use Zoom, contact our Communications Director, Ryan Hennesy for assistance.


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Online Worship LIVE: Each Sunday, the church will gather together at 9am & 10:30am for music, prayer, and preaching. The 10:30am service will be streamed through our Facebook page and YouTube channel. Those who are logged in will be able to interact with the pastors during worship by sharing prayers and more. Download your own copy of the bulletin each Sunday on our Online Worship page.


Children’s Sunday School: In-person Sunday School is being offered each week. Our 9am service has Sunday School for kids through 5th grade, and our 10:30am service has nursery care for kids under 5 years old. Email Erica with questions.


Not So Minor After All with Rev. Ken Brown
Sundays at 10:30am beginning September 12 – Hybrid (On Zoom and in person)

A study of the twelve minor prophets, so named because they are shorter and more succinct. Students will be exposed to powerful teachings that many of us have never read, but which attempt to bring our lives in coordination to God’s will.

Join Zoom Meeting: Click the Zoom Link Here
Meeting ID: 822 2389 3033
Password: prophets
Phone in: +1 301 715 8592 


UMYF: Our life is full of change and challenge, and our youth ministry is no exception. Our MYF is ready to resume with new and creative programming. Rev. Lee and the team of counselors have been working hard with input from the youth themselves to keep MYF as interesting, fun, and meaningful for our youth as it ever was. We are meeting weekly in-person at the church, 7-8:30pm. 

 

The Women’s Bible Study led by Brenda Shields meets at 8pm on Monday nights on Zoom. Email Brenda for current Zoom meeting information.


Church Council and the Committees that lead our church (including Worship, Missions, Intentional Faith Development, Finance, Trustees, and Staff-Parish Relationships Committee) meet on the 2nd Monday of each month. All of these are open meetings, with the exception of SPRC. Email Church Council Chair Heather Kraus for Zoom meeting information if you’d like to attend.

Disciple 4 – Under the Tree of Life with Rev. Byron Brought
Tuesdays at 7:30pm beginning September 21 on Zoom

This 4th phase of Disciple Bible study is a 32-week look at the Writings in the Old Testament — Ruth, some history, Psalms, Proverbs, Lamentations, Daniel, and more. The second half will focus on the gospel and letters of John, James, Jude, and Revelation. The image of the tree of life frames the story, from Genesis to Revelation.

No previous Disciple experience is necessary. Student books will be $25.

Join Zoom Meeting: Click the Zoom Link Here
Meeting ID: 820 8611 5106
Password: disciple


Faith and Food with Shane Perry
Tuesday nights beginning October 5 in person

We’ll be making foods with religious significance and discussing how food can play a part in our faith. There may be a fee to cover costs of food.

  • October 5: Pretzels (praying hands)
  • October 12: Baklava (33 layers = 33 years of life)
  • October 19: Soul Cake (All Souls Day)
  • October 26: Fanesca (Ecuadorian Soup with 12 beans for the 12 apostles and salt cod to represent Jesus)

Sacred Worth Support Meeting: Sacred Worth is a place of support and holy conversation for LGBTQ persons, family members, allies and friends. All are always welcome.

Join Zoom Meeting: Click the Zoom Link Here
Meeting ID: 896 3959 0690
Password: goodness


Faith & Race Group: To explore faith and race on your own, check out the Faith & Race Resource page, where we are always adding more books, articles, and videos.

Join Zoom Meeting: Click the Zoom Link Here
Meeting ID: 886 9387 4588
Password: faithful

Morning Prayer: Join with a group of loving and welcoming Christians for a short time of morning prayer every Wednesday at 8am, led by Chip Graber and other group members. We read a scripture, share joys and concerns, and end with a blessing. Call or video in, whichever you prefer!

Join Zoom Meeting: Click the Zoom Link Here
Meeting ID: 946 5476 5547
Password: prayer
Phone in: +1 301 715 8592


Courage: Jesus and the Call to Brave Faith with Rev. Lee Ferrell
Wednesdays at 7pm beginning September 22 – Hybrid

Courage is a necessary element of the Christian faith. But what part does courage play in our daily lives? How does true courage help us exhibit a brave faith and live the remarkable life Jesus offers? Come find out!

Books are $10.

Join Zoom meeting: Click the Zoom link here
Meeting ID: 838 8677 8904
Passcode: courage

 

Jesus and Women with Rev. Narae Kim
Thursdays at 11am in person OR Thursdays at 7pm on Zoom beginning September 30

Over 6 weeks, we will look through Middle Eastern cultural lens at several interactions Jesus had with women in the Bible. During this study, you will be working on any form of an art project of your choice, that reflects and expresses what you have learned from the study.

Join Zoom meeting: Click the Zoom link here
Meeting ID: 837 8742 8237
Passcode: women


The Task Force that makes decisions about COVID safety and protocols for our church meets on Thursdays at 7pm, on a monthly and as-needed basis. Contact chair Gaines Johnston if you have input or would like to attend. 

Stay in the Loop: We send out updates and announcements through our e-newsletter every Friday. Do you know someone who doesn’t receive this email? Encourage them to sign up and stay connected!


Friday Covenant Group

Join Zoom Meeting: Click the Zoom link here
Meeting ID: 923 1772 8325
Passcode: peace