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December 30, 2020
Pastor Don's chats with Micah about Christmas.
Click above and share with your children and grandchildren.

Wednesday Night Live @ 7:30 pm

 
Join us tonight as we say good riddance to 2020 and pray for our country, our world, and our community as we head into 2021. Pastor Don will lead us in a reflection on Matthew's version of the birth of Jesus. Click this link or call 1-301-715-8592 then enter 82573335080#. 

 

End of Year Giving

Thanks to everyone who has made a year end gift so far. We have deposited all of the checks we have received. A great deal of our mail has been delayed and some even was lost. If you sent a check that has not cleared, please call the church office. If you need to check the balance of your pledge, please email us.
 
 
  • There will be no Thursday morning Bible Study or Evening Meditation on New Year's Eve.
  • The Church Office will be closed December 31-January 1. 
  • If you missed the lovely Christmas Lessons and Carols from the Synod, you can watch any time here. Download the bulletin here. The Diocese of Maryland's archive of services is here.
  • Our friends from the Living Waters Community will have a New Year's Eve service on Thursday at 1:30 pm. Scroll down for Zoom info and the bulletin pdf.



Sunday Service

We look forward to seeing you in worship on Sunday morning at 10:30 am. Pastor Don will preach a sermon he's entitled "Middle School Jesus." See you on Zoom!
 
These are two of the beautiful 1955 Rowan LeCompte windows in our bell tower that depict the life of Jesus. The first is "The Presentation." This one is unique in the use of the white opalescent glass in the figure of Simeon. It really makes him pop out from the rest of the window. 

The window is a depiction of Simeon holing high the baby Jesus in the presentation at the temple. Mary and Joseph are looking on as Simeon says the words in the text, “Lord, Let Now Thy Servant Depart In Peace.”

This second window is called "Young Preacher." These windows are just a bit muted in their color, giving the baptistry a beautiful moody light. The use of horizontal lines in the background creates an interesting texture in the upper half of the window. This window, along with its neighbor, the Presentation window, have warmer reds and yellows as the dominant colors. The window is a depiction of 12 year-old Jesus preaching in the temple with elders and a scribe. A small piece of purple glass gives just a hint that one of the figures is writing something.

See pictures of all our windows by the artist here.

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


Living Waters New Year's Eve Service

This partner community of ours will gather in prayer one last time this year on Thursday, December 31, at 1:30 p.m. The Prayer Service Liturgy is hereThis celebration of New Year’s Eve will be one of gratitude for all the graces received in 2020, and hope for the blessings we anticipate in the New Year. Click here for the Zoom link or dial in here. +13017158592,,82708869902#
 

CARES Donations Needed

Please bring cereal, peanut butter, cooking oil, instant or regular coffee, Adult diapers for women and size 5-6 diapers for children. We are also collecting socks, sweatshirts and coats for those on the streets this Winter. If you are interested in volunteering at the food pantry, please click this sign up link. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090448aba92da31-cares
Thursday Evening Meditation Class
Our next meditation class will be a 45 minute Yoga Nidra on Thursday, January 7 at 7:30 pm to 8:15 pm. This will be a very relaxing meditation; turn off your video and listen to my voice. Yoga Nidra offers us many benefits and allows us to be more relaxed and better equipped to handle the difficulties in life. This class is offered to you free of charge. It is my way to give back to our Church community, while helping us all strengthen and unite together. To join the class please click on the hyperlink below under Join Zoom Meeting, you may be asked to enter a passcode: yoga Looking forward to spearheading this class and making it a class that we can all look forward to each week; where we will focus on our breath, bring our minds too stillness, so that we can go inward and feel the grace and peace that lies within us all.
Linda Mcgill
Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 410 236 9650.  Passcode: yoga
One tap mobile +13017158592,,4102369650# 
Here are all the Zoom links for our online activities.
These links should remain the same each week.

Sunday Worship @ 10:30 am (NOT ON DECEMBER 27. SEE ABOVE)
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 Macgill, 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#
 
 

The Delaware-Maryland Synod of the ELCA has worship here on this website. The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland worships virtually at 11:00am at the Cathedral of the Incarnation. All services are cast on this worship page. Watch Washington National Cathedral's worship here.
 

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