Pastor Glenn update #2
Pastor Glenn had his post-op check on the 20th. He was told that he is healing as expected (still a lot of nerve pain down one leg, but that's expected). And that he would need to remain out for a minimum of two more weeks.
Thank you again for all your prayers! Micki
February is our Month of Prayer
This year’s prayer list is online
Church Wide Prayer Gathering
Sunday, Feb 26, 5:00PM (Sanctuary)
No childcare - attend with your whole family.
New adult classes begin March 12
Prayer, Experiencing Awe and Intimacy with God
Men’s Study - The Role of Men in the Church
Women’s Study - Book of Judges
Get all the info online
Women’s Sunday school begins March 12 in the parlor. We will explore an 11 week study of the book of Judges. Get all the info in the March Connections.
SPUNCO (Friday, March 17 - 7:00—9:00PM) at Susan Kohli’s home. Look in your closets and wear your favorite green since it is St. Patrick’s Day. Sign up at the WtW table in the narthex beginning Feb 26 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sisters in Christ lunch Friday, March 10 (11:30—2:30) fellowship over a brown bag lunch, prayer circle and a time of games in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. If you plan to attend, please contact Mary Bartlett Dietz by Thursday noon or email email@example.com.
Glorious Mess seminar coming
The Glorious Mess: Who We Are and How We Relate
Saturday, March 25 (9:00AM-4:30PM)
Bethany Community Church
$95/person or $35/alumni
What is it? Register here: go.spep.church/gloriousmess
Children's ministry needs
Sunday School - There are several positions open in Sunday School for the winter and spring quarters. Contact Holly Rohrbach or Marie Childress.
Pioneer Club - We still need one church member to lead a small group of girls in Pioneer Club Ministry beginning in January. Contact Sue Merryman.
Empowered to Connect conference
Bringing Hope and Healing to Families (with live simulcast)
April 7 & 8, 10:00AM—6:00PM at SPEP
No childcare. Bring your lunch.
Join us for this simulcast designed to equip families, churches, and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care. Includes “Trust-Based Relational Intervention” methods developed by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Dr. David Cross. Presented by Show Hope and sponsored by our Fostering and Adopting Ministry.
No cost. Register here. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Melissa Kurzmiller.
Church dinner and game night
Saturday, April 22 (5:30PM)
We will have a potluck dinner followed by whatever games you bring to share - board games, card games, and word games welcome! This would be a great place to meet up with your Sunday School teacher, invite a visitor, or connect with your Pray For Me Campaign family! Sign ups will be in the Narthex and Auditorium between services on April 2 and 9.
Gospel sexuality: raising sexually healthy kids
Saturday, April 29 (at SPEP)
This seminar gives you gospel-centered principles and practical helps to disciple your kids’ hearts and nurture their faith as they face the sexual chaos of their world.
Tickets are $10 Single. To purchase tickets please go to: spep.eventbrite.com
Remember the Food Pantry
Some of the things we need:
Canned meats (chicken, turkey, beef stew)
Canned fish (tuna, salmon)
Canned fruit - Canned tomatoes
Peanut butter & jelly - Cereal - Sugar & Flour
Mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, salad dressing
Spaghetti sauce, spaghetti - Baked beans - Soup
Diapers & Baby Food - Toilet paper
Make sure to check expiration dates. And no ramen noodles, please!
News from outside
Roller Skating Parties continue
First Saturday of the month (until March)
Pasadena Roller Rink (Mountain Rd)
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Mark Deckard Seminar
Severn Run EP Church
1624 Millersville Road, Millersville
Mar 10 (6:00—9:00PM) and Mar 11 (9:00AM—4:00PM)
**RSVP required to attend - register here
Mark Deckard is the author of the book Helpful Truth in Past Places - The Puritan Practice of Biblical Counseling, and also currently a professor at Faith Theological Seminary in Baltimore.
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Ebenezer Certification Workshop
Ebenezer - Hope for Survivors of Childhood Trauma
Saturday, March 25 (9:00AM—4:00PM)
Arundel Christian Church, Glen Burnie
For men and women interested in becoming certified to lead Ebenezer groups. In order to become certified to lead Ebenezer, a person must first graduate from Ebenezer. Persons just attending for training to work with the hurting will get recognition of having attended the workshop and can go on to take Ebenezer or not. Call Susan Conord 410-919-3922.