This Just In: December 21, 2022

This Just In

There’s always something happening at Glen Mar.

Christmas Eve: The Journey to the Manger – Saturday, December 24

Join us for Christmas Eve for our journey to the manger. [Read More]

  • Family Worship at 2:30 PM in-person OR 4:00 PM in-person or online
  • Traditional Service at 7:00 PM in-person or online OR 9:00 PM in-person
  • Candlelight & Communion Service 11:00 PM in-person
Comfy Christmas Sunday Worship – Join us in your Jammies on Sunday, December 25
Christmas falls on Sunday this year. We will have one very family friendly Sunday service this year at 10:00 am. Dress however you would like – from full Christmas Sunday best . . . right on down to your warm, cozy family jammies.
Year End Giving

Year-end is a time many of us take stock and reflect on our blessings. It seems only natural to express our gratitude with a gift. While many of these gifts will be given to family and friends, many of us have been blessed by our church. There are a couple of things to keep in mind when making your year end gift. [Read More]

Family Survivor Network (FSN) – Holiday Gift Drive

The FSN team is having it’s first annual Holiday Gift Drive to bless their youth and family programs. FSN’s mission is to support the mental, emotional, and physical health of youth, families, and communities impacted by violence in Baltimore. This gift drive is an extension of their goal to “love more, love better, together!” They will continue to distribute gifts to their youth and families through January, so, no donations are too late! For information on how to donate with gifts or monetary donations, see their flyer in “the Baltimore Fishbowl“. Visit the FSN website here.

Journey Through Grief – Saturdays, beginning January 7 at 9:30 am

If you have lost a loved one, and would like support and strategies to cope, join us for a six-week small group experience called Journey Through Grief. We will share stories and support one another during this video-based series, to help navigate the grieving process and learn coping strategies. Sue Neal-Lyman and Aileen Reichert will facilitate. If you’d like to be a part of the group, email the Caring Team or call the Pastor’s Assistant, Mary Ellen to sign up.

High School Junior/Senior Lunch – Sunday, January 8

Let’s meet in the Gathering Place at 12:10, then we’ll head out to the restaurant of your choice. For more information please email Pastor Heerak.

Youth Ice Skating – Sunday, January 8, 3:00 pm

Join us at Color Burst Ice Rink in the Merriweather District. $15 per person. Purchase tickets at For more information please email Pastor Heerak.

Financial Peace University – January 12, 2023 on Thursdays

If you’ve ever felt like you just can’t get in control of your money, you’re not alone. You’d be surprised how many people you know are struggling just like you. But it’s time for that struggle to end—starting when you take a Financial Peace University class. In just nine lessons, you’ll learn biblical and commonsense ways of handling money. Class starts on Thursday, January 12, 2023, and will be held each Thursday through March 9. [Read More]

Coming to Glen Mar This Winter – realm

Be on the lookout for more information about a new way to CONNECT at Glen Mar – see what’s going on, connect with your groups, sign up for events, update your information, manage your giving and give electronically.

Lunch w/the Pastors – Sunday, January 15 at 12:30 pm

Our pastors would love to meet you, in person, with lunch – on us! Join us for a low-pressure “no strings attached” way to get to know our church leadership and ask any questions you may have about our church! Interested? RSVP today.

Day of Service – Monday, January 16 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Everyone is welcome to attend the 9th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service – an in-person event hosted by Glen Mar Church. Join us for family-friendly, short-term service activities for ages 5 to 105. Registration is now open.

Volunteers are still needed to facilitate the Day of Service event and serve as activity leads and hosts. We need people for morning (8:30 am to 12:45 pm) and afternoon (12:15 to 4:30 pm) shifts. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering, please email us. [Read More]

Base Bible Study Returning in January!

Start 2023 with a gentle introduction to the Bible. Inspired by Andy Lunt’s “Bible 101” class, Base explores what the Bible is, how it came to us, and how we can approach it as modern readers. There’s no homework and no experience necessary! We’ll be on zoom for 6 Tuesdays starting January 17. Stay tuned for more details. Email the Growth Group team for more information.

Good Friday Cantata -Rehearsals start on Thursday, January 19

Mark your calendars! Good Friday falls April 7, 2023 this year. We will be singing the “Seven Last Words” by Theodore Dubois. Join us! For more information please email Sophie Hong.

Our Next Turn @ Rt 1 DRC – Saturday, January 28 from 11:45 am to 2:00 pm

One of 50 churches supporting the Grassroots Rt. 1 Day Resource Center, (DRC), Glen Mar provides lunch on the 4th Saturday of every month. If you’d like to contribute to the potluck menu, help serve on site, or even view future sign ups, please visit our blog. For more information or to get signed up to be on the mailing list email the Day Center Team.

Stephen Ministry – A Part of Glen Mar Church for 35 Years!

Thank you to over 75 Stephen Ministers who have trained and offered Christian care-giving to our community. For more information about Stephen Ministry, speak to a Pastor or email the Stephen Ministry Team.

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