10:30am - Sunday Worship bring food/drink for kitchen table worship
online here: https://zoom.us/j/338100220
or call in: 301 715 8592
(Meeting ID : 338 100 220)
1:30pm - Virtual tour of redeveloped church
5:30pm - Humble Walk Student Worship
see links for online events at www.hopecp.org
Dear People of Hope,
Last Sunday in worship you were invited to build a home alter, using some or all of these things:
bowl of water
bowl of sand, dirt or salt
box to collect money for financial giving
box to collect prayers
This week, we continue to gather for worship on zoom. If you would like to share any elements from your home alter, let me know. This will be our "faith sharing" throughout Lent. Do you have a cross that is meaningful to you, maybe from travel or a significant time in your past? Do you have a way to write and share prayers you'd like to show? Do you have dirt or sand gathered from somewhere significant to share? Or do you just want to show us the corner you've arranged for prayer? It need not be long or significant. It will simply be good to see and hear from each other.
This Sunday, you may also want to bring food and/or drink to morning worship. We'll remember that Jesus ate with his followers, and Jesus is with us as we eat and drink together.
Peace of Christ, Pastor Julie
------- Watch our Sunday worship services here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCb3sPisSvuvo7IhDIFQklbg
------- Watch special music here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUk1vn17qxQPVJzvn4CYm7Q ------- For additional calendar notes or Zoom links, visit our website: www.hopecp.org
Property Development Discernment Process Various events, various dates
This Sunday, February 28, 1:30pm, join us for a zoom tour of a local church, newly redeveloped. Pastor Julie will be there with the zoom camera; you get to view the space and ask questions from home. Join here:
------- Continue to watch for more large-group opportunities, participate in small groups, ask questions, read information using the below resources:
------- Sign up for a small group here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdi6TVeiZJS1amCi9slfORBc15yS8LEvh7LtR8J7Bq8Uki5zA/viewform?usp=sf_link
or call Beth to sign up for a group and receive the zoom information. Groups have started, but you can still join.
------- You can continue to find documents and past zoom meeting here. (listen or ask for the password): https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1eKIHqllVHTMccTVkdvF3Hr1bcfwrfI13?usp=sharing
------- You may also ask questions here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSelxKRBRAHdpWqbPJPq3QbEKp-A_vF8bqBgYjMwA2PbtyhzQw/viewform
Fundraiser for PG Day Center
Nando's donates 40% of orders! Tuesday February 23, 4-8pm
TODAY, Nando's on Rt 1 in College Park will donate 40% of their dinner orders to CUCE (Congregations United for Compassion and Empowerment) and the PG Plaza Day Center ministry. Nando's specializes in a South African way of preparing chicken and it's terrific. Carry out orders can request everything from no spice to lots of heat.
Donating 40% is a BIG DEAL! Consider encouraging neighbors to place orders for a certain time slot- then offering to pick up all the orders and bring them to your house for easier donating.
View the menu and place orders on Nando's website:
https://www.nandosperiperi.com/find/restaurants/college-park Tell them you're a part of the fundraiser when. you order.
Continued support in grieving Jude's death Thursday February 25, 4-5pm
One of the additional losses of Jude's zoom memorial service, is that the community didn't get to stand around and share stories and memories informally before and after. This week there is a time to gather as a community, share stories and memories of Jude and other griefs we all carry. We will pray together, but mostly talk and remember. Anyone is welcome to attend and to share any griefs that are heavy on your heart.
movies@hope presents Bonhoeffer Friday March 5, 7:30pm
Join us when movies@hope commemorates the season of Lent with Bonhoeffer, a profile of the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, theologian, pastor, and war resister. In the face of the unspeakable evil of the Nazi regime and the passivity of the official church, Bonhoeffer must make a horrific choice between his pacifism and participation in the plot to assassinate Hitler -- a decision that will cost him his life. Former Hope pastor and Metro DC Synod bishop Dick Graham will introduce this stirring documentary from 2003, and will lead the discussion afterwards.
Calendar and Links
Tuesday February 23, 4-8pm PG Day Center Fundraiser at Nando's details above
Wednesday February 24, 7:30pm Congregation Council Meeting link shared with council
Thursday February 25, 4-5pm Grief and memory sharing https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81987610918?pwd=WmtNclhmcmdGdzVwa0FlVUNvOEFZZz09
Sunday February 28, 9am Kids Sunday School https://umd.zoom.us/j/95610841353?pwd=dnZreHQ4N0FJLytoZG5RRnp2UTVDZz09
Sunday February 28, 10:30m Sunday Worship, Kitchen Table Worship
Sunday Feb 28, 1:30pm, Property Discernment tour of a re-developed church building https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84894867510?pwd=N0NYeDlXYnllZERyYXhCQXREbGhCZz09
Wednesday March 3, 4:30pm - Property Discernment Small Group details above
Wednesday March 3, 7:30pm Coffee and Theology with St Andrews (theme The Theology of Harry Potter ) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89794722686
Friday March 5, 7:30pm, movies@hope presents Bonhoeffer
Sunday March 7, 9apm - "Why Jesus?" adult education series begins https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85265229528
Sunday March 7, 1:30pm - Property Discernment Small Group details above
Monday March 8, 7:30pm - Property Discernment Small Group details above
Wednesday March 17, 7:30pm Coffee and Theology with St Andrews (theme What about the Saints in Anglican Christianity?) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89794722686
Sunday March 28 - Sunday April 4, Holy Week and Easter details forthcoming
Friday April 9, 7:30pm, movies@hope presents Paths of Glory
Wednesday April 14, 7:30pm Coffee and Theology with St Andrews (theme Jesus and Redemption) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89794722686
Friday May 7, 7:30pm, movies@hope presents 76 Days
Friday June 4, 7:30pm, movies@hope presents Shoplifters