Please join us for the upcoming events at (or sponsored
by) Friendship United Methodist Church. For more information, contact the church
office (410) 257-7133. For music rehearsals and other standing activities,
please see the regular schedule.
Vacation Bible School
Each summer, Friendship United Methodist Church offers a week-long VBS program for children in the church and community. This year, as Friendship UMC undergoes some much-needed renovations to its education wing, Friendship is excited to join Mt. Zion UMC and St. James Parish for a South County Community VBS. Please join us at St. James Parish June 23-27 from 6:00-8:30 pm for Kingdom Rock VBS and at Mt. Zion on Friday, June 28th for a family-friendly Kingdom Rock Celebration Spectacular!
The program is for children ages three through those completing 5th grade. Older youth are encouraged to participate
as part of the VBS staff.
Visit the "Children" page of this website to register! And then...
OFF THE BENCH
SPORTS & DRAMA CAMP 2013
July 8-12, 9 am - Noon at Mt. Zion UMC For Children from 4yrs - 5th Grade
Information/Register @ mzumc.com
The Youth Choir of Friendship United Methodist Church
PRESENTS A MOTOWN REVUE AND
Leave a Lasting Legacy at Friendship United Methodist Church
Mark your family name, honor a passed relative, recognize a new born child, baptism, wedding, graduation, special anniversary, give a gift to your loved one, and for so many more moments place them in your own personalized brick to be placed in Friendship's walkway and future building. Imagine bringing your children and grandchildren to see your name and their names, as a permanent legacy here at Friendship. You will be able to create your own message on your bricks. These specially engraved, decorative bricks will be used not only throughout the walkway, but at various other places around the church.
$125 for a single brick, $199 for 2 and $100 for each additional brick. (multiples must be ordered in 1 order form for the discounts). The price includes your brick, custom engraving and a delivery of your very own brick. Order forms and more information available in the fellowship hall, or see Melissa Giles.
You can access an order form and more information here
SILENT AUCTION-SAT, JUNE 15!
Journey with 50+ singers on a musical flashback to the Motown era with singing, dancing, and live band! No tickets required, but a freewill offering will be taken. Come early, stay late and check out our Silent Auction! Dinner and light refreshments available.
SATURDAY, JUNE 15!
Silent Auction: 3pm-6:45pm
Performances: 4pm & 7pm
No tickets required-Freewill offering.
Southern High School
on Rt. 2 in Harwood, MD
MORE INFO: 301-728-1748; VOICESINPRAISE.ORG
Voices In Praise next fundraiser is a delicious one! Pick-up a flyer in the Narthex and take it to Menchie's Frozen yogurt in the Annapolis Towne Centre from June 15 thru June 23 and 20% of your purchase will go to help fund the Voices In Praise! You can also download and print a flyer here
Friendship UMC Young Adult Group
We are excited to announce the formation of a new group just for young adults. The group is open to all young adults within our church and community, targeting, but not limited to, 21-35 year olds. You are invited to a kick-off BBQ/Pool Party/Interest meeting on Sunday, June 30 from 2-5 pm at Tiffany Miller's home (880 Fowler Rd. Owings, MD). Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. If you are interested in joining the group or if you have questions, please contact Pastor Byron firstname.lastname@example.org, or Tiffany email@example.com. Please help us spread the word to those that might be interested?
Summer Choir is coming!
The first opportunity will be July 1 and July 2-rehearsals at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. On July 7th, this choir will sing during the 11:00 service. Sandy Griese will be directing this session. There will be 2 more sessions, so keep looking for announcements! See Sandy if you have any questions.
FUMC Sings at the Baysox Game!
The Bowie Baysox has invited FUMC members and friends to sing the National Anthem at a game. If you would like to join in with the group singing please contact Sandy Griese. If you are not a singer that's OK, come out and cheer on FUMC and enjoy the game. The details are: Bowie Baysox vs Richmond Flying Squirrels @6:35pm on Saturday, July 13th. There will be fireworks after the game. Box seats are $15 each or 2 for $25. Children under 3 are free. All proceeds will benefit the building fund. There will be tickets available in the fellowship hall or contact Tina Wilkerson at firstname.lastname@example.org, (410) 257-6396 or contact the church office.
. You can access the order form only here
It's a good time to think warm thoughts. Summer will be here before you know it. There are several summer camp opportunities for you right here in our own backyard of West River. Go to the webpage to explore your options www.bwccampsandretreats.com. Brochures for West River Camp are located in the bottom mail pocket on the finance office door.
Coming Summer 2013
Serving nutritional breakfasts to kids in South County, 8:30-9:00am, M-F, June 24-August 16th. This ministry is a partnership with Mt. Zion and Cedar Grove UMC. There are three main ways to help: you can donate food, prepare breakfast bags, and/or deliver breakfast bags. Please see the sign-up sheet located in the fellowship hall. There will be an informational meeting in early June, TBD. Stay tuned. Thank you!
Community Learn to Swim Program is offering swimming lessons this summer at the West River United Methodist Center Pool on Chalk Point Road in Churchton. The cost is $60 per session. Sessions are two weeks--Monday-Friday. Contact Sandy Herndon at email@example.com for more information.
"The Breakfast Club Ministry"
The following activities take place on a regular basis
at Friendship United Methodist Church. All are held at the church unless otherwise noted. Those
committees and groups not listed schedule meetings on an as-needed basis. For
additional information, please contact the church office at (410) 257-7133 or
refer to the related section of this Web site.
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Activities - September through June, determined by Directors|
||Music Dept. using
||Children's Choir Rehearsal
|Every other Sunday
||Middle School Voices In Praise
(Youth Choir) Rehearsal
||Handbell Choir Rehearsal
||High School Voices In Praise (Youth
||Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal
||UMW Dorcas-Lydia Circle
||Board of Trustees
||8 a.m. (at a local