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This Just In: January 31, 2024

This Just In

SPOTLIGHTS . . .
– Prepare for Lent with a Bible Study.
– Pancake Supper – Tuesday, February 13, 5-7 pm.
– Ash Wednesday, February 14.
==>”Ashes to Go” – 12:00 to 2:00 pm
==>Ash Wednesday Worship Service –  7:30 pm
ACT NOW . . .
– Cold Weather Shelter – February 26 to March 4
– Glen Mar Early Learning Center – Registration Now Open
– Youth Summer Mission Trip – Registration Now Open
– Overnight Camp – Registration is Now Open
– Baptism @ Glen Mar – Next Baptism Date is Sunday, February 18
– Glen Mar’s kids need YOU!
– Altar Flowers – Sponsor/Purchase Flowers for the Sanctuary
– Join Glen Mar’s Memorial Service Team
– Youth Sunday is March 3 – Join the Planning Team
JOB OPENING . . . Minister for Youth & Mission
UPCOMING EVENTS . . .
– Family Matters Pot Luck Dinner – Saturday, February 3 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm
– Youth Group – Sunday, February 4 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm
– HOLA Toastmasters of Ellicott City – Tuesday, February 6 at 7:30pm
– Dancing Needles – Thursday, February 8 at 1:00 pm 
– Habitat For Humanity – next build date Saturday, February 10
– Social Justice Group – Tuesday, February 13 at 7:00 pm in room 159
– Lenten Series: Witness at the Cross – February 18 – March 24
– Lunch Bunch – Tuesday, February 20 at 11:30 am
– Alphabet Soup – Tuesday February 20 at 7:00 pm
– Our Next Turn @ Rt. 1 DRC – Saturday, February 24 from 11:45 am – 2:00 pm
– Youth Group Bowling – Sunday, March 3 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm
KIDS/YOUTH Save the Dates!
– VBS 2024 – Dive into friendship with God this summer at Scuba VBS – July 8-12. Registration begins March 1.
– Youth Summer Mission Trip 2024 – June 23-29
Glen Mar Church is a Lighthouse Congregation of the Baltimore Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church.

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