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SUNDAY
JULY
12

Sunday SERVICE

 Rev. Ron preaching. Scripture: John 6:1-15

  

Softball

           

Emamuel Lutheran, 2:00 PM, Cypress #1

    

See the 2015 Schedule and Game Rules

 

      

      

UMYF

7:00 PM Softball at Kinder Park (lower field).  Friendly and not super competitive; everyone plays who wants to. If you don’t play, please join us for the fun.  Arrange your own rides to and from. Watch the mail for announcements of two trips!

               

THURSDAY
JULY
16

MOM'S CONNECT
Moms Connect is a group for all moms.  We gather the first and third Thursday of the month in the church parlor at 6:30 PM.  Childcare is provided.   This week's topic is Family Mealtime.  To get connected to the group contact Erica Benjamin.
           

SUNDAY
JULY
19

SUNDAY SERVICE

Rev. Nicole preaching. Scripture: Luke 2:41-52

As a part of our 50th Anniversary Celebration, we will finish our journey with a salute to everything that makes SPUMC the fantastic church that it is today.

 

CONNECTIONS CLASS

 If you are new to the church and want to know more about it, come to the Connections Class in the Church Parlor at 11:00 AM. You’ll have a chance to meet with a pastor to learn more about the core mission of our congregation and to ask questions. RSVP to Beth or call 410-987-4700.

     

             

   

Softball  

Gloria Dei Lutheran, 2:00 PM, Mago Vista Park

    

See the 2015 Schedule and Game Rules

 

     

                

SATURDAY
JULY
25

HEAVEN’S KITCHEN

Heaven's Kitchen provides an opportunity to serve a hot meal to folks in the Brooklyn community once a month (every 4th Saturday). Volunteers may help cook, set tables and serve. We also minister to our guests by providing clothing, toiletries and other essential items. All are welcome to help in this ministry, contact Heaven's Kitchen.

                

TUESDAY
JULY
28

Choptank River Cruise"ALL" CHOPTANK RIVER CRUISE & CRAB FEAST

After a bus ride to Hurlock, Maryland, we'll be welcomed aboard the Dorothy-Megan, a working replica of an authentic paddlewheel riverboat. As the Dorothy-Megan cruises along the Choptank River, we will enjoy a unique view of the natural beauty of Maryland's Eastern Shore.

 

Following our cruise, we'll savor plenty of hot and spicy crabs, cool drinks, and the fellowship of friends while dining in the waterside atmosphere of the Suicide Bridge Restaurant. This great crab feast includes steamed crabs, crab soup, fried chicken, clam strips, corn-on-the-cob, coleslaw, and dessert. Following our delicious lunch, our return home will include a stop at an Eastern Shore produce stand.   

 

Join us for this fun day for only $99 per person, with payment now due not later than June 10. Please write checks payable to SPUMC and include in the memo line: Cruise & Crab Feast. For reservations, email Dawn Cullis.  The bus will depart the church parking lot at 9:30 AM and return 6:00 PM.
           

SUNDAY
AUGUST
2

Communion Sunday

Communion offering for Prison Ministry

     

         

UMYF

7:00 PM

               

THURSDAY
AUGUST
6

MOM'S CONNECT
Moms Connect is a group for all moms.  We gather the first and third Thursday of the month in the church parlor at 6:30 PM.  Childcare is provided.   This week's topic is Comforting Bullies.  To get connected to the group contact Erica Benjamin.
           


AUGUST
8 - 15

VIM MISSION TRIP - COSTA RICA

SPUMC Volunteers in Mission is planning a trip to Costa Rica for a construction oriented program in the southern part of the country.  If you are interested in this trip please contact Mel Merritt right away since there are a limited number of spaces available. VIM trip first timers are free, returnees only pay about $300. You are expected to help with our fundraisers such as brunches and the Garage Sale. … More about the trip and a video about 2015 Costa Rica Projects.

     

THURSDAY
AUGUST
20

MOM'S CONNECT
Moms Connect is a group for all moms.  We gather the first and third Thursday of the month in the church parlor at 6:30 PM.  Childcare is provided.   This week's topic is Overwhelmed by Life.  To get connected to the group contact Erica Benjamin.

                 


TUESDAY
AUGUST
25

"ALL" INDOOR PICNIC & CRABTOWN BAND

Combine fellowship with a delicious, bug free indoor barbecue picnic, mix in live music, and what does that spell? A great afternoon Following lunch, live music will be enjoyed.  Noon - Fellowship Hall.

      

Sign-up in Fellowship Hall

 

 

   

     

SATURDAY
SEPTEMBER
19

Bon Secure photo

 

UMW FALL RETREAT

The 2015 United Methodist Women's Fall Retreat will focus on “Our Sisters’ Gifts” and featuring the talented actor and singer, Christine Demuth, as one of our guest speakers. Join us at the Bon Secours Spiritual Center in Marriottsville, MD from 8:30am to 3:00pm with breakfast, lunch and light snacks provided.  The cost is $45.  All women are invited to attend.  Be sure to sign-up in the Fellowship Hall TODAY to reserve your seat!  Contact Diane Netherland for more information.

     

SEPTEMBER
21 - 26

"ALL" BUS TRIP

GETAWAY TO HISTORIC SOUTHERN TOWNS

Reserve your seats NOW. Join Adults Loving Life (ALL) on our multi-day tour of Beauford, Savannah, and Charleston on a private tour bus.  You’ll enjoy a variety of experiences, cuisine, and fellowship as we explore the south.   There are still a few spaces available. Full payment due not later than July 31.  Contact Dawn regarding questions.

     

Read the day by day itinerary of all the historic places you will be visiting and the places you will be staying.

     

SATURDAY
SEPTEMBER
26

50th ANNIVERSARY Celebration Dinner

Details to follow.

     

SUNDAY
SEPTEMBER
27

50th ANNIVERSARY Celebration PICNIC

Join us for a cake and punch reception after the 9:30 service.

After the 11:00 service there will be a  Celebration Picnic.

Details to follow.

     

SATURDAY
OCTOBER
24

"ALL" AUTUMN LEAF TRAIN RIDE

Experience the golden age of railroading as you chug across bridges, clickety-clack through lush tall forests, wind through narrow rock cuts, and whistle past homes in the beautiful valley of the Red Clay Creek.  

 

A few seats are still available on this excursion ride from Wilmington to Hockessin, Delaware. It’s a beautiful time of year to sit back and relax while you ride on the Wilmington & Western Railroad through picturesque countryside.  Contact Dawn soon to reserve your seat.  $75 per person, due no later than September 1.

 

See the Autumn Leaf Train Ride Brochure for more information.

   

 

         

OCTOBER 31
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NOVEMBER 7

VIM Trip to UMCOR West

Salt Lake City, Utah

This facility, known as UMCOR West Office and Depot, augments the main depot in Louisiana (Sager Brown) and serves as a material resource to assemble and store UMCOR emergency supply kits. 

      

During our mission week, we will focus on preparing emergency kits such as health, school, sewing, birthing, bedding, etc.  If you would prefer to do something different, there are also opportunities to sew layettes and infant jackets in the UMCOR West sewing room or to work in the Methodist Thrift shop or the food co-op, and even do some construction if that is where your heart is. 

     

The trip is now full, however, there is a waiting list for those who still might be interested  For questions, please contact Gary Winch.

         

TUESDAY
NOVEMBER
17

"ALL" POT LUCK & HYMN SING

Noon in Fellowship Hall

Come one, Come All!  It will be such a sensation, an afternoon of fellowship, singing, and conversation. Bring your favorite dish to share whether it’s a casserole, side dish, meat, or dessert. Lunch will be followed by a delightful hymn sing.

            

         

THURSDAY
DECEMBER
10

Christmas Carol pic"ALL" BUS TRIP

TO GETTYSBURG'S MAJESTIC THEATER

"CHRISTMAS CAROL"

Travel to the Majestic Theatre in Gettysburg, PA, and enjoy Dickens' classic   Christmas story of what Christmas is really all about. Before the show, we'll stop at the Dobbin House Tavern for a delicious buffet luncheon in an historic 1776 stone home which has been beautifully and authentically restored as a colonial manor restaurant. Payment of $100 per person is due to Dawn Cullis by October 15th to make a reservation for this fun trip filled with holiday spirit.

 

More information on the trip brochure.

               

         

NOVEMBER
9 - 16

WINTER RELIEF

      

     

FEBRUARY
15 - 22, 2016

WINTER RELIEF

      

     

APRIL
1 - 3, 2016

Sandy Cove photo    

WOMEN'S SPRING RETREAT

Daughters of the King VII will be held at Sandy Cove on April 1, 2, and 3, 2016.  Mark your calendars now and reserve the date so you can join your sisters in Christ for some good fun, good food, and good fellowship. The retreat is open to all women of the church and their friends. The cost is $215.00.  Reservations will begin in September. Our theme  "Spring Cleaning - Body, Mind, and Soul", scripture: Luke 10:27.  Watch for more information or contact Helen White or Dawn Cullis.              

         

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Severna Park United Methodist Church
731 Benfield Road,  Severna Park,  MD 21146
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