Sunday, March 01
9:00 am: FROLIC!
9:00 am: Bible Study
9:30 am: Choir warm-up
10:00 am: Worship – “Three Ways to Avoid Temptation”
11:00 am: Coffee and Welcome
11:25 am: Coaching with Christy
Sunday’s Conversation Starter: “What “lion” came in with you?”
Assisting Sunday:Assisting Minister – Gerry Fuller; Communion Assistant – David Falksen; Lector – Ingrid Berdahl; Acolyte – David Curtis; Ushers – Rensford Lovell and Jones Day; Greeter – Marilyn Falksen; Altar Guild – Joy Duncan and Marsel Gray; Organist – Michael Lewallen; Counters – Nancy Jairrels and Marie Miller; Social Hour – Colleen Linares. (Please contact the coordinator if you swapped dates and it’s not reflected here, or you need to make a change.) Wednesday, March 04
5:00 pm: Make bagged lunches for the homeless
Thursday, March 05
7:00 pm: Soup Supper and Fellowship
7:30 pm: Evening Prayer Service – “Blessed are those . . . that Mourn”
8:00 pm: Choir Rehearsal
Assisting Thursday:Homily – Rev. Anna Anderson; Cantor – Nancy Jairrels; Usher/Host – VACANT; Meal – Pastor Anna.
Faith training for little ones is Sunday in the nursery.
Christy Hartigan, New Connections coach for the Metro DC Synod, will join us Sunday to observe and talk with all who assist in Advent's mission, as well as anyone interested in participating.
Lent Thursday evening Soup Supper and Evening Prayer are available any time you can attend between March 05 – April 02. You are invited to assist with these by offering to hand out bulletins for the service. Feel free to ask Pastor Anna for more information. A different pastor will share a message on a beatitude of Jesus each week.
Feed the hungry. Volunteers prepare bagged meals for the homeless at 5 pm Wednesday, March 04.
Spring Work Day. Spent the morning helping with the planting and trimming of shrubs and trees in Advent's gardens. Many hands make light work so join us March 14 at 9 am. Contact Ingrid Berdahl if you have questions.
Advent Book Club. The next meeting is March 14 to discuss The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride. Join the discussion in the Welcome Center March 14 at 3 pm.
Invitation for a Cursillo Spiritual Retreat Weekend. Need a break or want to recharge spiritually? A Via de Cristo cursillo weekend may be the answer. Men’s retreat is April 23-26; women’s retreat is April 30-May 3 in Upper Marlboro. No cost; transportation provided. Talk to Debbie Lewis to learn more.