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Upcoming events

Jul 17-21 - Annual Cleaning (facility closed)
Jul 22 - Small Group Leadership Training
Jul 29 - Membership Seminar
Aug 5 - Women's Crafting Day
Aug 13 - Children's SS Teacher Training
Aug 20 - Pastor Bill's Farewell Party
Aug 27 - Pray for Me Campaign Re-launch
Sep 23 - Fall Harvest Celebration
Sep 29 - Women's In Town Retreat
Sep 30 - Free Family Flea Market
Nov 22 - Thanksgiving Eve Service
Nov 23-24 - Church Office closed
Dec 2 - Women's Christmas Brunch
May 4 - Men's Annual Retreat



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Mission project this Saturday

Bird Feeder project for the Refuge Mission Team (a craft for the Boys and Girls Club campers) 
Who: children and adults
When: July 22, 9:00-noon in Auditorium
All the info is online.


Missed the Assessment questions Sunday?

Didn't get the questions given out last week? You have another chance!  Answer them here.

A new year of Christian Service Brigade

  • Tree Climbers (boys grades 1 & 2 and dads) 
    Stockade (boys grades 3-6) 
    Begins Sep
    12 (6:30–8:00PM Auditorium)  
  • Battalion (age 12-18) 
    Begins Sep 14 (7:30–9:
    00PM Auditorium)

Late registration at the first meeting for all programs. Questions? Contact SPEP’s Brigade Chairman, Bill Gerardi.

Another SPEPer in ministry

Michael Goodlin grew up at SPEP and has been studying in PA. He is looking to become a Campus Minister with RUF at Lehigh University this fall - which means he has a very short time to raise the support needed. All the info here.

Flower decoration ministry

In early 2018 Karen Kirk, the flower/decoration ministry coordinator, will be stepping down. She’s looking for someone to learn how it works by working with her decorating the sanctuary this fall and winter. For more information please call Karen.

Women's news

Check the Connections newsletter for all the details

Bible Study: The Gospel of Luke 
Tuesday Evenings (Narthex B) 7:00-8:30 beginning  Sep12

Sisters in Christ
Friday, August 11 at SPEP.  Arrive after 11:45 - lunch at noon. RSVP to Mary Bartlett Dietz by Thursday noon or email.

Women’s Crafting Day
August 5 (1:
No cost. Sign up in advance so we can estimate how much fabric we will need. Questions?  Email Sabrina Mackall
Sign up online

Women’s Committee needs your help  
     - Someone to lead the Christmas Brunch for 2018
     - Someone to lead our hospitality as Marge Hogge recovers
Want more info? 

Women’s Tennis
Monday evenings, 6:45–8:15, through Sep 25 at the Cypress Creek Tennis Court. Questions? Email Mimi Schwarz.

Women’s Fall Retreat
Sep 29 (6:30-9:
00PM) and Sep 30 (8:30AM-9:00PM
You can register on line. We will be in the narthex Sep 10 & 17 for those who don't use computers. Questions

Youth summer

Middle & High School meetings:
Summer Bible Study Cookout
Every Wednesday (5:30-8:
00PM MC)  Completed grades 6-12? Join us! Get all the info on our website.

Guppy Gulch Water Park Adventure
Saturday, July 22

All the info is on our website.
RSVP to Katie  or Tate. 

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High School only:
Farewell to Seniors
July 28 6:00-9:30PM. Dinner. Movie. Celebrating the seniors. Seniors will be receiving a goodbye gift. Can't be there? Contact Tate to receive your gift.

Curious about missionaries?

The Missions Committee meets the 4th Thursday of every month (MC conference room).
You're invited to come get a 'behind the scenes' peak at how our church's prayers and money are being invested to support our missionaries home and abroad.  Walk-ins welcome!


Plates and Praise 2

August 12 - 5:00-8:30PM (and is open to all ages)
Come one, come all to an evening of dinner and music.  
Dinner is provided the Men's Ministry, served at 5:
Christian and Patriotic music to follow at 6:
A love offering will be taken for The Way Homes.
​ Sign ups will be in the Narthex July 23, 30, and Aug 6.


Looking ahead

Ice Cream Social and Movie Night
Friday, Oct 20 (6:00PM)
Sign ups will be in the Auditorium and Narthex between services on October 8 and 15.  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets.  Event will be held indoors in the case of rain or very cold weather.  Questions? Contact Jocelyn Fogarty.


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

Pregnancy Center 2017 Walk and Run for Life 
September 16 
5k Trail Run, or walk the family-friendly Life Trail
Belvior Scott’s Plantation in Crownsville
All the details go to


Severna Park EP Church "where Jesus mends broken lives..."