This Just In: October 19, 2022

This Just In

There’s always something happening at Glen Mar.

Family Christmas Casting Call

We need you! Family Worship is looking for children, youth, and young adults to participate in the Family Christmas Eve worship services. We have roles for everyone’s talents – behind the screens, live on-stage, as well as pre-recorded segments. Contact Julie Metakes or Pastor Melaina Trice to find out more!

Sermon Series: Ties That Bind

Our relationships form us. One of the most treasured hymns of Christianity in the last century is “Blest Be the Tie that Binds.” As we gather for worship in this series, we will be invited to consider how our relationships with the Holy and with each other form and transform us. [Read More]

Mini Health Fair – November 12 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Volunteers are needed to serve as hosts for our Free Mini Health Fair. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering, please email us at [Read More]

MLK Jr. Day of Service 2023 – January 16 from 8:30 am to 4:

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 [Read More]

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!

(This is the last week to submit your notes!) 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]

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.

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, 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 [Read More]

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

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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