This Just In: May 24, 2023

This Just In

There’s always something happening at Glen Mar.

  • Mini Ministry Fair – THIS Sunday, May 28 from 10:30 – 11:00 am. Mission Possible: Reaching the Goal exercise here! Join us for a tangible opportunity to explore how we are called to take the baton! We will be set up in the Gathering Place and ready to show and tell why we are so passionate about the ministries here at Glen Mar Church. When you sign up, we’ll pass you the baton and encourage you to pass it to someone else!
  • New Members Class – Lunch w/the Pastors – Sunday, June 4 – 12:30 pm. Join us for a special New Member Class – for people who want to join Glen Mar Church! We would love to meet with you in person for lunch – on us – and talk about what it means to be a member at Glen Mar Church. Sign up on Realm or search “Lunch with the Pastors” on our website.
  • Ministry Town Hall – Tuesday, June 6 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Learn about the rich tapestry of opportunities available to you, from outreach programs to worship teams and more, and you can engage with passionate individuals who will share their experiences, insights, and the transformative power of these ministries. We meet in the Chapel at Glen Mar and there will refreshments afterward. [Read More]
  • Fun Run – Saturday, June 10 from 9:00 – 11:00 am. Fun Run/Walk for All Ages! Join us for a 1 mile fun run (or walk or ride in a wagon/stroller) right here on our property. Get some fresh air and celebrate God’s faithfulness in carrying us “this far by faith!” Prizes for most colorful outfit, youngest run/walker, best hairdo, etc. Let us know you’re coming – register today. Use your Realm login or register as a guest. The event is free with a suggested donation of $20 per family. [Read More]
NEW to Glen Mar! Summer Outdoor Market – Thursdays from 3:00 – 6:30 pm

Join us for Thursdays throughout June – in the Glen Mar lower parking lot. Local vendors will offer their products open-market style, from 3:00- 6:30pm, starting June 1st, 2023. ​ We’ll have handmade arts & crafts, local baked goods, gifts and more. [Read More]

Bayside Big Band – Summer Concert Kickoff Success!

Bayside Big Band kicked off the first event in Glen Mar’s 2023 Summer Concert Series with a flawless performance on May 19. This free outdoor event entertained 350 people. Thank you all for coming out on such a BEAUTIFUL night!

Vacation Bible School – Sign up Deadline – Wednesday, May 31

There is still space for you at VBS! Stop by the spotlight table in the Gathering Place this Sunday to sign up as a participant or to volunteer. Registration closes May 31. [Read More]

You’re Invited to Relay For Life, Saturday, June 3 from 3:00 – 9:00 pm

We’re at Howard Community College’s Track & Field this year. Glen Mar’s “Angels for a Cure” team will be there for this free, community-based, fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Cancer survivors are welcome to attend the reception at this relay and need to RSVP at Enjoy free parking in the garage by taking the Little Patuxent Parkway entrance. For more information email the “Angels for a Cure” team. [Read More]

Wear Orange – Sunday, June 4

Wear orange to church – and all day if you’d like – to raise awareness and to honor victims of gun violence.

Be SMART: Gun Violence Prevention Event – Monday, June 5 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Firearms are now the leading cause of death among children in the United States. Come learn about the Be SMART program, a framework that parents, caretakers, and community leaders can follow to help keep their communities safe. The Be SMART message helps parents and adults normalize conversations about gun safety and take responsible actions that can prevent child gun deaths & injuries. Be SMART addresses our concerns about the connection between suicide, firearms, and safe storage. Join the conversation! We are meeting in Room 145 at Glen Mar. Sponsored by Glen Mar’s Social Justice Group.

HOLA Toastmasters of Ellicott City – Next Meeting is Tuesday, June 6 at 7:30 pm

Conquer that fear of public speaking in a safe, warm, friendly atmosphere. We meet twice a month on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday evenings at 7:30 pm. We have hybrid meetings both online and in person on first Tuesdays at Glen Mar and on ZOOM only on third Tuesdays. Learn all about the Toastmasters on their website. For more information, email Rajan.

Youth Fire & Marshmallows – Saturday, June 10 from 8:00 – 10:00 pm

Join us at the Glen Mar Ball Field on Saturday night. Bring a chair to sit around the fire. Contact Pastor Heerak for more info.

Youth Bell Workshop – Sunday, June 11 at 10:45 am

Fifth grade youth and older are invited to try out bell ringing. Join us in the Music Suite. Contact Youth Bells Team.

Baptism Class – Sunday, June 11 at 11:15 am

Baptism Class is for our next Baptism on Sunday, June 18. Baptism class is for parents who wish to have their child baptized as well as adults who wish to be baptized. For more information or to sign up, [Read More].

Commitment Sunday, June 11

Commitment Sunday for Glen Mar’s Mission Possible Campaign is coming soon! Look for a brochure and Estimate of Giving cards in the mail in the next few weeks.

Celebration Sunday and All Church Picnic – Sunday, June 11 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Come to Celebration Sunday worship services on Sunday, June 11 where we will commit ourselves to the Mission Possible race of Reaching the Goal. Following Sunday services all are invited to a church-wide picnic at noon, featuring a barbecue style menu prepared by George Dohner and crew.  Enjoy fun activities for for children and youth, including a moon bounce. [Read More & Register]

Support Glen Mar’s Riders on the Storm – Saturday & Sunday, June 17 & 18

The annual MS Ride will be on the Eastern Shore, MD, June 17 & 18, to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of MD/DC. We have new members on the team this year! See our article in this quarter’s Messenger newsletter and support our team! We’ll also have a table in the Gathering Place on June 4.

Next in the Summer Concert Lineup: BSYO – Sunday, June 18 at 7:00 pm

The Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra—77 middle and high school students from the Mid-Atlantic region—will kick off the BSYO’s 2023 tour and premiere a musical composition by BSYO Interim Director of Education & Community Engagement, Brian Prechtl. [Read More]

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