Upcoming Events

Vacation Bible School Registration is Open
Session I: July 10-14, 9 a.m. - noon. Session II: July 17-21, 9 a.m. - noon. Now with extended day option (replaces Camp Glen Mar). Learn more here, or contact Margaret Lang, 410.465.4995, x204, margaret.lang@glenmarumc.org.
VIM Seeking Sponsors for Haiti School
The VIM Team is seeking sponsors for the elementary school in Merger, Haiti and gathering names for anyone interested in future Haiti trips. Download the sponsorships flyer for details, or contact Melissa Holliday at mhollid4@gmail.com. Visit our Haiti Trip page.
Invest in Amazing Vision Weekend April 22 & 23
Join us for worship as we kick off a new sermon series, “Living Generously,” where we’ll explore the generosity that is modeled by God and entrusted to us. To supplement the sermon series, all are invited to participate in a four-week study entitled, To Whom Much Is Given, either at home or in your small group. To obtain materials, email smallgroupresources@glenmarumc.org or learn more here. During worship on the 22nd & 23rd, hear more about the Invest in Amazing campaign. Campaign leaders will be available in the Gathering Place between services to answer questions.
You’ve Got Mail College Care Package Assembly: Mon., Apr. 24, 7 p.m.
Assemble packages to send to college youth and meet parents of college students. If your student would like to receive packages, email felabram@yahoo.com and choesman@comcast.net. Include the student’s name, school, and email addresses. Donations of candy/snacks to fill the packages are much appreciated.
Teacher Appreciation Breakfast: Sun., April 30, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Held in the Lower Narthex. It’s time to celebrate you! Thank you to teachers and helpers for all you do with Glen Mar youth, kids, and children. Please join us for this special appreciation breakfast.
Seminar on Divorce and Separation: May 5/6 at Chapelgate Church
"When your Marriage Dies seminar for those experiencing separation, divorce or broken relationships. A two-day seminar with 3 teaching sessions (grief, rebuilding, and working through emotions and forgiveness), music and discussion. Go to www.chapelgate.org/divorceseminar for information & registration.
Habitat for Humanity: Sat. May 13
Come build dreams with us! Second Saturdays of every month. Meet at Glen Mar in the morning to carpool. Times vary, and will be announced right before the workday. Forms and sign up are due the Sunday prior to the work day. Contact Adrienne Taylor, habitat@glenmarumc.org to sign up. Ages 16 and up. Learn more.
6th Annual Glen Mar Golf Classic to benefit Grassroots: Mon., May 22
Held at Timbers at Troy. Shotgun start at 8:30 with lunch provided by George & Sally Dohner. Sponsorships are available ($250 buys a hole sponsorship) and Grassroots is eligible for matching gifts from employers. Register for golf or to become a sponsor at glenmargolfclassic.com. All proceeds go to Grassroots.
Glen Mar’s turn at Rt. 1 Day Center: Sat. May 27, 11:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.
One of 50 churches supporting this Grassroots outreach, Glen Mar provides lunch the 4th Saturday of every month. To contribute to the potluck menu or help serve on site, RSVP here.
Sign Up Now for Youth Summer Mission Trips
Youth currently in 6th grade and older are eligible to go on a mission trip this summer.
  • West Virginia: June 4-10, $300/person for current 12th graders and collegians
  • Hurley #1: June 25-July 1, $400/person, 8th grade and older
  • Hurley #2: July 2-8, $400/person, 8th grade and older
  • Baltimore Mission Camp: July 24-28, $125/person, 6th grade and older
Cost includes all housing, meals, materials and a T-shirt. Reserve a spot with a deposit of $50 (payable to Glen Mar). Adults are needed for all of these trips as well. For information contact D.C. Veale, Minister for Missions, dc.veale@glenmarumc.org or visit our mission trip pages. Download the flyer.

 

Announcements

Soup'r Sundae + Silent Auction Collected Over $12,000 for Grassroots
Thank you to all who gave basket and cash donations.
VBS - Your Trash is Our Treasure!
Drop off in the Vacation Bible School (VBS) bin downstairs. LEGOS - any type or size, large or small cardboard boxes, gallon paint cans (empty and clean), 5-gallon buckets (any color), pan lids (damaged is OK), pop tops from soda cans, Slinkys (plastic colored or metal), empty water bottles w/lids (16-oz or smaller).
Campbell’s Soup Labels for Education ends forever on July 31
Bring all of your Campbell’s soup labels to Glen Mar no later than June 18. All proceeds flow to Glen Mar ministry partner, Hurley High School in Hurley, VA. Collection container is located on the Extreme Fund-
raising cart outside the Children’s Ministry office on the lower level.
Loan Closet: Free Lending center for Medical/Rehab Equipment
Loan Closet is a free lending center for medical and rehabilitation equipment for Howard County residents. Visit www.howardcountymd.gov/loancloset to learn more.
The Gift Card Ministry recently celebrated 10 years
Thank you to the 630 families that purchased at least one card, and particularly to the dedicated top 25 families that are intentional about shopping with gift cards, averaging over $72,000/family ($1.5 million of the $3.9 million in sales). The few dollars each transaction generates has made a difference in hundreds of lives, especially the 83 mission trip scholarship recipients and all the lives they touched.
On-Line Safe Sanctuary Renewal Training now available
You can now renew your Safe Sanctuary training on-line. Step-by-step instructions will lead you through the training. Questions? Contact Corrina Watson, corrina.watson@glenmarumc.org. Learn more.
Grassroots 'Immediate Needs' collected all year long
The Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center's Family Shelter and the Rt. 1 Day Resource Center (DRC) are always in need of essential items such as toiletries, nonperishable food, or new or slightly-used clothing and blankets. Look for the blue shopping lists with specific seasonal needs that are updated and available in The Gathering Place kiosk, Welcome Center, and near the collection bin on the lower level, or download the list here.

 

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