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This Just In: July 22, 2022

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There’s always something happening at Glen Mar.

Bridges Gift Card Drive 2022

The increasing cost of gas & groceries substantially impacts the ability of Bridges’ clients to pay for rent. Stretched budgets make it difficult for clients to get to work and feed their families. Please consider donating to our gift card drive this summer to help our clients reach their housing and financial goals! [Read More]

HopeWorks Needs Pantry Donations

As mentioned in last week’s Pastor’s Ponderings, HopeWorks is in great need of pantry donations. Due to high demand, they have run out of many staple foods and personal care products. All items donated must be new, unopened, and not expired or used. Toiletries and personal care items must be full size, not travel size. Visit the Hopeworks website for a current list of high demand pantry donation needs. Bring donations to Glen Mar – collection box in the Gathering Place.

Vacation Bible School – THANK YOU!

The Vacation Bible School Leadership Team wants to thank all the people out there who prayed, helped out, donated stuff and generally supported this wonderful program. We paved the way for God to enter into the lives of 150 students along with 65 adult and youth volunteers. Way to go Glen Mar!

Youth Summer Fun

Monday Night Movies for 6th – 12th Grade Youth: Mondays, 6-9 pm, out back and/or in the Youth Lounge @Glen Mar Church. See the movie list here.
Foxes and Chickens for Rising 6th to 8th Grade Youth: Sunday, July 24, 4-5 pm @Glen Mar Church – Fun, friends, and a little bit of Jesus.
Tubing Trip for 6th to 12th Grade Youth: Sunday, August 7 – Fun float down the Monocacy River. $40 per person, RSVP by August 1 to youth@glenmarumc.org

Diapers & Wipes Collection – by July 24

Vacation Bible School always has some sort of collection and this year is no different.  We are collecting new diapers and wipes that will be donated to people in need through Community Crisis Center.  If you want to make a drop off for this outreach please do that by next Sunday, July 24 under the big window in the gathering place.  Thanks!

Farewell Celebration for Margaret Lang and Sean Danaher – July 31

Margaret Lang, Minister of Children and Families, and Sean Danaher, Minister of Youth and Young Adults, have abundantly blessed Glen Mar with their love, creativity and dedication for many years. It is now time to return the love as we send them off to pursue their next passions. [Read More]

Summer Singing Opportunities – July 31 and August 28

“No Strings” Choir – Sunday, July 31 and August 28 at 9:30 Service. One-hour rehearsals on Thursday, July 28 and Thursday, August 25 at 7:00 pm in the choir room. All are welcome!

We Need Backpacks – School Supply Collection – Until August 10

Glen Mar will be supporting our partners at Resurrection West in collecting backpacks and school supplies for school children in Baltimore. The collection starts Sunday, June 26 and runs until August 10. [Read More]

Mark Your Calendar for Ayreheart – August 12

Mark your calendars for our 2nd Summer Concert with Ayreheart, a progressive folk trio, in the Spirit Center on Friday, August 12 at 7:00 pm. [Read More]

Lunch With the Pastors – August 14 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 us and to ask any questions you may have about our church. We are excited to learn about you, too! [Read More]

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

(Psalm 46:1) When troubles are overwhelming, God can seem far away. Stephen Ministers are here to listen. For more information about this free service, read our blog, contact a pastor, or email the Stephen Ministry team to get connected.

Summer Sermon Series – Greatest Hits

This summer, we will take a look at the “greatest hits” bible stories, favorite hymns, praise songs, and even popular radio songs that feed our soul and connect us to God and to one another. Our summer sermon series is kid-friendly, each including a special children’s lesson in which kids are invited to take part. Please let us know if you have any questions. [Read More About Series]

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