This Just In: January 4, 2023

This Just In

There’s always something happening at Glen Mar.

Special Guest Preacher for Sunday, January 8 Worship Services

Join us for worship services as Reverend Tony Love takes us “From Promise To Provision.”

  • Traditional, in-person, live-streamed service at 9:30 am
  • Contemporary, in-person service at 11:00 am
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 – Tuesdays, January 17 – February 21, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm

Curious about the Bible? Join us for Base, a 6-week introduction to the Bible. Updated for 2023, each session begins with 45-60 minutes of presentation followed by 30-45 minutes of discussion. We’re meeting on Zoom, so no commute, no homework, no materials, no stress! Anyone is welcome and you can join anytime. [Read More]

Do You Love to Sing? Good Friday Cantata -Rehearsals start on Thursday, January 19

Do you love to sing? Do you play an instrument? Do you crave camaraderie? Join us! Good Friday falls on April 7, 2023 this year and we will be singing the “Seven Last Words of Christ” by Theodore Dubois. Join us! Just show up for choir practice at 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 19 in the Music Suite downstairs. For more information and instrumentalists, 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.

Youth Sunday Afternoon Trail Walk – Sundays at 3pm starting January 29

Let’s meet at Rockburn Park and walk in nature as a spiritual discipline. Contact Pastor Heerak for details.

Youth Snow Tubing – Saturday, February 4 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Join us for some fun and fellowship at Liberty Mountain! Contact Pastor Heerak for details.

Youth Mission Trips – SAVE THE DATE – June 25-July 1 and July 2-8
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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