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This Just In: October 6, 2022

This Just In

There’s always something happening at Glen Mar.

Bible Sunday – October 9

This Sunday, third graders will be presented with their very own copy of the New Adventure Bible. RSVP Today! Let us know if you plan to attend this weekend or if you need a bible reserved for your third grader. [Read More]

Jewels for Hope: Spotlight this Sunday, October 9

Listen for our ministry spotlight this Sunday and visit us in the Gathering place to talk about HopeWork’s important mission to our community. Help us make our 6th Annual Jewels for Hope Sale on Saturday, November 5 a success! [Read More]

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]

Baptism Class – Sunday, October 9 at 11:15 am

Parents who wish to have their child baptized AND adults who wish to be baptized are invited to join us. A pastor will meet with you, guide you through the process, and schedule a baptism date. [Read More]

Social Justice Group – Next Meeting, Tuesday, October 12 at 7:00 pm

Looking for a way to learn about and address social justice issues? The Social Justice Group meets every 2nd Tuesday of each month (except December) at 7:00 pm. This year, gun violence prevention is the focus of education and action in the group. All are welcome to join. [Read More]

Our Next Turn @ Rt. 1 DRC – October 15 from 11:45 am to 2:00 pm

Glen Mar will be providing lunch a little early this month! If you’d like to contribute to the potluck menu, help serve on site, or even view future SignUps, please visit glenmarumc.org/drc. You can also sign up to be on the mailing list for future sign ups by emailing Jo Ann Kohler.

Missions Fair – October 16

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

Lunch w/the Pastors – Sunday, October 16 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 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]

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 Ellen, or pastors assistant, for registration instructions and the zoom link.

Wish Upon A Star Needs YOU!

Each year, Glen Mar’s Wish Upon A Star program provides Christmas gifts to children and families in need. We’ve had a few “well-earned retirements” from our Planning Team and need to add some new volunteers. If interested, please email the “WUAS” team and a member will follow up with you to discuss and answer any questions. We’re sure there is a role on the team for YOU that fits your interests and available time. [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.

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.

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