This Just In: November 30, 2022

This Just In

There’s always something happening at Glen Mar.

Steps of Hope – Sunday, December 4

Learn how you can change the lives of children in Guatemala through the Steps of Hope Christian Learning Resource Center. Director Jessalyn Waddell de Mena will be in the Gathering Place on Sunday, December 4 after the 9:30 am service to share about this mission and how you can get involved. For information about Steps of Hope, please visit their website.

Wish Upon A Star – Drop Off Deadline is Sunday, December 4

Thank you for the generous outpouring of support for about 30 families with clothing, food, and toys to show them that the spirit of Christ is alive this Christmas! Sunday, December 4 is the last day to drop off your gifts in the Gathering Place by 12:15. If you have questions or need help, email the Wish Upon A Star Team. [Read More]

Cold Weather Shelter starts December 12 – Last Day to Sign Up is Sunday, December 4

Many more Glen Mar volunteers are needed to show our hospitality by buying supplies, providing sandwiches and especially by providing dinners. Please stop by the table in the Gathering Place to learn how you can help – OR sign up online by searching for “Cold Weather Shelter” on Glen Mar’s website TODAY. Questions? Email the Cold Weather Shelter Team. [Read More]

Journey to Bethlehem – Starts THIS Thursday, December 1!

We hope you have reserved your slot for this yearly Christmas experience for the whole family. We hope to see you and yours on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday evening! [Read More]

Breakfast with Santa – Saturday, December 10, from 9:00 – 11:00 am

The Girl Scout Service Unit 660, Troop 10179 invites your family to Breakfast With Santa at Glen Mar Church. This family-friendly event will include a pancake bar, crafts, and photo opportunity with Santa. There will also be an opportunity for little ones to create a letter for Santa that he will take back to the North Pole. The event is FREE and open to the public. We just ask everyone to register/RSVP to assist the Girl Scouts with planning their service event.

Youth Christmas Party – Sunday, December 11, from 6:00 – 8:30 pm

Dinner, fun, and the annual crazy gift exchange. Bring a $5 gift. RSVP to

Christmas Poinsettias – Order by Sunday, December 18

Honor a loved one this Christmas by ordering a poinsettia. Cost is $30.00 per plant and envelopes are available on the cafe in the Gathering Place. Order deadline is December 18. For more information or to place an order, contact Mary Ellen.

Lunch Bunch Christmas Potluck – Tuesday, December 20 at 11:30 am

The Lunch Bunch invites you to join us for our Christmas Potluck. Bring your favorite dish or dessert to share. Enjoy lunch with us along with our special guest pianist! We meet on the third Tuesday of each month. The Lunch Bunch is for people 55 and older and we meet in the lower lobby.

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.
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]

MLK Jr. Day of Service 2023 – Monday, January 16 – The time is NOW to help make it happen!

Volunteers are needed to serve as activity leads and hosts at our annual MLK Jr. Day of Service at Glen Mar Church on Monday, January 16, 2023. 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]

Childcare Ministry Needs YOU!

We’re looking for a few adults to join us in the Nursery at the 9:30 and/or 11:00 services. We have both volunteer and paid positions available. Work as few or as many Sundays as you would like! To learn more or to sign up to help, contact

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]

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