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This Just In: October 12, 2022

This Just In

There’s always something happening at Glen Mar.

Sermon Series: Ties That Bind

What does “Woven Together” mean to you? Send photos of things that display “Woven Together” literally or figuratively, to Melaina.Trice@glenmarumc.org by Wednesday, October 19. “The Ties That Bind” is our focus for the next six weeks at Glen Mar Church worship. [Read More]

Help for Hurley

Hurley High School has been damaged by a fire that occurred on Tuesday, October 4. Everyone evacuated safely. The school is closed indefinitely until the inspectors can determine the extent of the damage. If you would like to support the community, please send checks to Hurley Community Development, Inc., 3206 Lester Fork Rd, Grundy, VA 24614. Email Pastor Heerak for more information.

Mini Health Fair

Volunteers are needed to serve as hosts for our Free Mini Health Fair on Saturday, November 12 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering, please email us at healthfair@glenmarumc.org. [Read More]

MLK Jr. Day of Service 2023

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 at dayofservice@glenmarumc.org. [Read More]

Bible Sunday

Last Sunday, third graders were presented with their very own copy of the New Adventure Bible. If you missed it, you haven’t missed out. Email Julie.Metakes@glenmarumc.org and let her know your third grader would like a bible.

Kid’s Church Collection for Riverview Elementary School

Hey moms! Bring your gently outgrown kids’ leggings, pants and sweatpants to church to help keep some kids warm and dry this winter. A drop off box is in the Kid’s Wing downstairs.

October is Clergy (and here at Glen Mar) Staff Appreciation Month!

Is there someone you’ve been meaning to thank? Are you grateful for the awesome facility we have here? What about Glen Mar brings you joy? Share your thoughts of gratitude with our staff by filling out a gratitude card before or after worship in the Gathering Place. [Read More]

Missions Fair – October 16

Glen Mar has been serving the world in many ways, this Sunday you are invited to see how. The Missions Fair will be an opportunity to learn about several of our “Serve Near” Ministries and to get involved. Join us before or after Worship in the Gathering Place on Sunday, October 16.

The Messenger Newsletter Deadline – October 20

Please submit articles using the new website form. For more information about our new submission procedure please visit our blog.

Ministry Town Hall Meeting – Tuesday, October 25 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Save the date for an in-person meeting in the Glen Mar Chapel, also available on Zoom. Join us to hear various ministries, like Journey To Bethlehem, Day of Service and the Communications Team, share updates and have an opportunity for discussion. The Ministry Town Hall is open to all and is designed to help Glen Mar deepen its connections with the congregation and community. [Read More]

Charge Church Conference – Saturday, October 29 at 9:00 am on ZOOM

Join us for our yearly church business meeting with our district superintendent representative. All members are invited and eligible to vote. To attend, please contact Mary.Conley@glenmarumc.org, or pastors assistant, for registration instructions and the zoom link.

Jewels for Hope – Saturday, November 5 from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm

Save the date for the 6th Annual Jewels for Hope Sale at Glen Mar Church. Be sure to invite your friends and neighbors! Help make it a success! 100% of the proceeds benefit HopeWorks of Howard County, the Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Center. Cash donations made out to HopeWorks are always welcome. For more information, please email hopeworks@glenmarumc.org. [Read More]

Next Lunch w/the Pastors – Sunday, November 20 at 12:30 pm

We needed to cancel this month’s lunch, but our pastors would love to meet you in person, at our next 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 – and we get a chance to learn about you, too! [Read More]

Journey to Bethlehem – December 1, 2, 3, and 4 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Save the date for a free outdoor Christmas experience for the whole family. Reservations for the event are required and will begin on November 1 . You are invited to be a bigger part of this wonderful Glen Mar tradition by being a part of the production team. [Read More]

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