“There is hope for your future,” declares the Lord.


Lent Sermon Series

Ash Wednesday – “The First Final Word”  Luke 23: 1-31 March 17 –   “Paradise”  Luke 23: 32-43 March 24 –   “Redefining Family”  John 19: 25-27 March 31 –   “Forsaken”  Mark 15: 29-36 April 7 –        “Thirsty”  John 19: 28-29 April 14 –      “Finished”  John 19: 30 April 18 –     “Maundy Thursday”  John 13: 12-15 April 19…

Hosting Fellowship

The FELLOWSHIP  SIGNUP sheets for  June through August 2018 are on the bulletin board in the Narthex. Hosting fellowship is a great way to share your joy for God’s grace in your life and for celebrating a special occasion (e.g., birthday, anniversary, special honor, etc.).  Please choose a day to celebrate God’s goodness.  

Calling All Graduates

If you are graduating or anyone in your family is graduating High School or College (adults included) this year (or if you know someone who is), please let us know by Thursday, May 24th!  We want to honor you during our worship service in the month of June.  Please send and provide the name, degree and institution of the graduate(s) to our…


Now that we are in the Lenten Season, it is time to think of how we can help others by doing the work the God intends for us to do. You can make an impact by donating to the One Great Hour of Sharing.  This is a fund that helps those in underserved areas by providing financial assistance in Hunger Relief, Disaster…

Name Badges and Directory

New photo badges are available for everyone.   If you do not find yours on the board, please sign the list on crendenza.   If you have your old badge at home, in your car, pocket or purse, please return it so the holder can be reused for someone else. The directory is going to be published shortly.   If any of your personal information…

Scholarship Availability

The Clare and Robert Moore Scholarship Fund awards a yearly $1,000 scholarship to an incoming first-year student or to a current Notre Dame of Maryland University student who is interested in or currently majoring in English. The scholarship can be applied to tuition, room and board, books, or educational fees. An online application and full details may be referenced on the scholarship…

Flower Chart for 2016

Thank you so much for signing up for the Flower Chart.  The 2016 Flower Chart is on the bulletin board in the narthex.   Please sign up for any dates that you would like to bring flowers for the sanctuary.   You may indicate any special occasion for which you are providing the flowers.   Please see Nancy Turner if you have questions.

Special Offering

Hope’s new sign is in production and will soon be ready to be installed!  On Pentecost Sunday, May 15 th , we will take a special Thank Offering to help pay for the cost of installation. If you are writing a check, please write “Sign” in the memo portion.

Sunday Fellowship

Please consider hosting fellowship one Sunday morning by providing coffee and refreshments for the congregation. This is a ministry that provides an inviting environment for fellowship. After the coffee fellowship, the hosts and Trustee of the month also provide the cleanup. Thanks to all of you who have signed up for Sunday Fellowship in 2016 (through the end of March). The April-June…

Come sing to the Lord a new song!

Our choir rehearses each Wednesday at 7:15 pm and on Sunday morning at 9:30 am.  All singers must be at the Sunday 9:30  am rehearsal.  We hope you will consider joining us for an exciting year of leading the congregation with music and congregational song! Please see Andrew Davis, if you have any questions.

Pledge for Building Fund

The Stewardship Committee and the Hope for the Future Task Force would like to remind you of the importance of keeping up your 2015 pledge as well as the commitment you made to the Building Fund. If you have not yet made a commitment to the Building Fund, please see Leigh Ann Uzamere, Lloyd McAtee or Henry Halle.  See Hope For The Future…

World Communion

This Sunday, October 4, we will celebrate World Communion at our worship at 10:30 AM. (Please try your best to be there at 10:30 AM). John Buchanan in the most recent journal of “Christian Century, wrote  “World Communion Sunday is one of the best ideas that Presbyterians ever had.” The idea originated by the Rev. Hugh Thomson Kerr in the 1930s during…

Tutoring Program

The tutoring program began on Monday, September 8, 2014 at 7:15 PM.  The group meets every Monday night when school is in session from 7:15 – 8:30 PM.  Students grade 1 – 12 are invited to participate.   Please see Joseph Adetayo if you are interested in having your child participate or if you are interested in being a tutor.