ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR February 18, 2018
Welcome to St. Matthews By-the-Sea. It is our hope that during our time of worship you will experience the presence of the risen Christ. As a courtesy to other worshippers, please check now to make sure that your cell phones are turned off. Thank you.
Upper Room devotionals fro March/April and Word for Today devotionals for March-May can be picked up in the narthex. There is no charge. Start or end your day with the inspiring insights found in these fine publications.
The Prayer Group invites you to join them tomorrow and every Monday at 9am for an hour of praise and supplication. The group meets in the Baker Parlor. Add your prayers to that of our Prayer Group.
The Quilters will gather in Clendaniel Hall tomorrow at 10am to continue their beautiful ministry. It will never be know how many people have been blessed and inspired by receiving these gifts. Even if you can only tie a know, you can help. Bring a covered dish for the noon lunch break.
The Crafts Group meets in Clendaniel Hall this Tuesday and every Tuesday at 9am. You'll have fun as you create unique items for the Spring Yard Sale. Creativity is in abundance among the ladies/men of our Crafts Group!
The Chancel Choir has started rehearsals for its Easter cantata. The cantata will be performed on Palm Sunday, March 25. Rehearsals this Wednesday evenings at special time of 5:15pm - 6pm. Music Director Debby Dudley is extending an invitation to anyone who would like to sing int he cantata to rehearse with the choir for this special event.
Rev. Miller will lead this year's Lenten Bible Study beginning on Wednesday, February 28 at 3pm and continuing for the next three Wednesdays. We will look at how each of the four gospels recorded the events of Holy Week including Christ's death and resurrection. All are welcome to attend this informative study.
It's not too early to pencil in on your calendars the March 2 edition of "Jammin' By-the-Sea. Merle and the gang play and sing the songs you grew up humming. Also plan on staying for the dinner at 6pm.
We hope you will also plan on attending the Concert for UMCOR which will be held at the church on Sunday, March 4 at 7pm. All money donated will go to the United Methodist Committee of Relief's fine work in helping victims of natural disasters around the country and around the world.
The Freezer of Love badly needs restocking. Soups, stews, and casseroles are in particular demand. Tag your donation with what it is and when it was created.
Newsletter editor El Barrett urges us to "think Spring" despite the ice and show and reminds us adoringly that submissions to the Spring newsletter are due in to her by March 4. Either place them in the newsletter mailbox net to the office or email them to moc.l1519239922oa@le1519239922yticn1519239922aeco1519239922