News & Regathering Updates from Pastor Stewart

Special Wednesday Night Live!

Brandon Nefferdorf will share a special presentation on the life of Emmett Till. His discussion highlights the difficult questions of suffering and the nature of God. Join us for  Wednesday Night Live at 7:30 pm

Wednesday Night Live @ 7:30 pm
Compline Evening Prayers and Conversation
Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 82573335080#.

Move That Dirt!

If you can help move dirt into our new Community Garden tomorrow, Thursday May 13 at from 9:15 - 11am. please show up with gloves, shovels, and wheelbarrows if you have them. We will continue Friday morning if necessary. Any help is greatly appreciated. We should be planting soon! Email Cindy Burggraf with questions


Upcoming Worship Details

  • Sunday May 16: In person indoors @ 9am. Zoom at 10:30am with soloist Larry Hylton
  • Sunday May 23: Masked Mass on the Grass Pentecost Celebration at 10:30 am followed by the Blessing of the Community Garden
  • Sunday May 30: In person indoors @ 9am. Zoom at 10:30am
  • Sunday June 6: In person indoors @ 8:30 am. In person indoors @ 10:30am with Confirmation. The 10:30am service will be live-streamed. We hope our new sound system will be installed by then! 
  • If all goes well, this will be our new schedule. 8:30 & 10:30 am in person worship with the late service live-streamed.
  • Masks and social distancing are required on our church campus.
  • Pews will be marked off to insure safe distancing.
  • We will be taking attendance, but registration is no longer required as we do not believe we will reach 50% capacity of our building.
  • We will not pass the Peace as we used to, and communion will be distributed by bread only.
  • There is no music at the 9:00 am service, so there will be no congregational singing inside. We will be able to sing on May 23 outside with masks!
  • If you have thoughts, concerns, questions, or suggestions for our regathering, please contact Church Council Vice President Amanda Eversley or Pastor Stewart.

The BT Times

Everything you need to know is in the latest edition of our print newsletter The BT Times. You can read it online here. You'll want to read a powerful article by Brandon Nefferdorf, see pictures from the Community Garden, and find out about Carolyn's Sabbatical.



Click here to join the 10:30 am Sunday Zoom service,
call 13017158592, 81549645294# or
Watch live on YouTube.

Click here to make a donation to the church online.



Yoga and Meditation Groups

There is no Meditation Group on Thursday, May 13.

Don't forget about our Monday Chair Yoga gathering and Thursday night Meditation Group. Both gather on Zoom with Linda Mcgill as the leader. You can find times and links at the bottom of this email. Linda offers the recordings of the Monday May 10 Chair Yoga Class here and last week's meditation here.
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Cedarcroft School Camp

We are very pleased to announce Cedarcroft School’s new Summer Camp S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Program. They have morning and afternoon camps with before and after camp care from May through August. There flexible schedule choices available. See more here. They are also enrolling for the Fall now.

CARES Food Pantry

Like GEDCO/Cares on Facebook and get notices of the "item of the week" that they are collecting!

Please bring regular donations of non-perishables, toiletries, and cleaning supplies for the GEDCO Cares Food Pantry. They are also emphasizing a special item each week. This weeks items are JELLY and TOOTHPASTE.

Book Group

Our upcoming book for the month of May will be Island of Sea Wome  by Lisa See. Our chat will meet on May 21st, at 4.30pm on Zoom. Email Margaret Dowding for more information.

A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island.

Zoom Links

Here are all the Zoom links for our online activities.
These links will remain the same each week.

Sunday Worship @ 10:30 am
Followed by Coffee Hour
Click here to join or call in +13017158592, 81549645294#.
You can also watch the live on YouTube.

Monday Chair Yoga @ 10:00 am
Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 4102369650#
Leader: Linda Mcgill, 410-235-3612 or 410-236-9650 or email.

Wednesday Healing Prayers @ 10:30 am
Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 87331904395#

Wednesday Night Live @ 7:30 pm
Compline Evening Prayers and Conversation
Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 82573335080#.

Thursday Morning Bible Study @ 11:00 am
Click here to join  or call 1-929-205-6099 then enter 88586024640#

Thursday Evening Meditation Group @ 7:30 pm
Join Zoom Meeting.   Meeting ID: 410 236 9650.  Passcode: yoga
One tap mobile +13017158592,,4102369650# 
Leader: Linda Mcgill, 410-235-3612 or 410-236-9650 or email.

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