Sermon by Pastor Randy Lovelace titled “Grief, Hope and the Resurrection” from 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 in the series An Advent People.

Children’s Worship is available during the worship service.

care  is available for infants-age 3 during the worship service.  There is also a “cry room” at the back of the sanctuary.

CPC Kids and Youth classes at 9:30AM.

Adult Discipleship classes at 9:30AM.  Descriptions and locations can be found here.


Whole Life Discipleship Conference, Saturday, March 9, 10AM-5PM. Register here.

Discover CPC seminar, Saturday, March 16, 9AM-1PM. If you’re interested in membership at CPC or want to learn more about our doctrine and practices, please attend this seminar. POC: PD Mayfield.

The 2018 giving statements have been emailed out to everyone for whom we have an email address. The email includes a link to a document that you can download and print.  If you need a printed copy from us, or have not received the email, please contact

The PCA denominational magazine, byFaith, is available at the welcome center (including the last four issues).


GLEAM (Girls, Let’s Eat and Meet)
We host a monthly GLEAM on the 2nd Monday of each  month.  Contact Pamela Fahs to RSVP.

Tuesday Morning Bible Study
Rooms 105/107, 10-12PM. We will be starting a new study on Galatians, March 12th and finishing up the Lamb of God on March 5th.  For more information and to order books email Sheila Nace.

Living Well will be held 10-11:15AM on Feb 16 and 23


Men’s Retreat May 3-5   How would you like to go deep into the blue water with The Living God? Our men’s retreat will take you there. Immersing ourselves in the Lord’s Prayer, we’ll develop a deeper level of conversational intimacy with God. Register Here.

Men’s Momentum Game Night, Monday February 18,  7-9:30PM, Dave Nace’s home.

Men’s Breakfast: Faith, Food & Fellowship (bi-monthly), at Chick-Fil-A, 4905 Executive Park Dr, Columbia, MD 21045 , 6:30AM, Thursdays. Email Brice Dawson if you can come.

Hoops basketball (Tuesday evenings),  8:30-10:00PM.

​View upcoming events on the Momentum page.


Revolution ~ High School
Meeting the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month in January and February
7-9PM, Room 100
Shine ~ High School
Meeting the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month in January and February
7-9PM, Room 100
Pioneer Girls
Wednesdays, 7-8:30PM. for girls in grades 1-8

Christian Service Brigade
Tree Climbers (1st & 2nd grade) and Stockade (3rd-6th grade), 7-8:30PM.
Battalion (7th-12th grade), 7-9PM.
POC: Mark Shoger 


Sunday Take-Down Team
We need a few strong backs for help with stacking chairs after Sunday morning worship service.  Teens and young adults are welcome to participate.  Please contact Eric Johnston.

Children’s Worship
Volunteers (teachers and aides) needed for Children’s Worship. Teachers follow an established curriculum to guide children through the order of worship, and aides help teachers set up the classroom and keep kids on track. Teaching as a team is welcome, as are youth aide volunteers. Teachers volunteer twice in a six month period, and aides once every 8 weeks. For more information, please contact Taylor Callicrate.

English Language Ministry
We have 100 students and a wait list!  We need child care workers, classroom helpers, and registrars. If you are free on Tuesday evenings, please join our ministry. Contact: Kory Tvedt. 

MOPS Workers for Spring 2019
CPC MOPS is looking for teens and adults who would like to take care of kids ages 0-5 years. We meet every other Thursday from 8:45-11:45AM starting January 17 and ending April 25. Workers can be paid $20 per meeting or simply volunteer. Teens must be 13 years old or 12 and accompanied by a parent. This is a great opportunity to earn volunteer hours, a little extra cash, or just have a fun time playing with kids! Please contact Karen Rueger if you are interested.


Monday evening prayer group
​Monday evenings, 7-8PM, at the Potter’s House (upstairs office).  All are welcome to come as you are able to join in praying for the needs of the church. If you have special prayer requests that you wish the group to pray for, please contact Jennie Murduck.
Pray for College Students
There is a prayer group that meets on Tuesdays at 1PM (CPC Prayer room in lobby) to pray for college students and for colleges, in general. You are welcome to join us.  POC: Sue Scianella
Prayer Requests
  • The Sunday morning Welcome slip has space on the back for prayer requests.  These requests are forwarded to the pastors and elders, and only shared with the prayer chain upon request.
  • To have a prayer request sent out to the CPC prayer chain, please contact the office by phone during business hours (410.730.6004 Monday-Friday, 9-5) or at any time during the week:
  • To receive a weekly “Prayer Guide,” join the Prayer Chain group here. 


CPC Marketplace is a Facebook group for the purpose of selling household items, giveaways, job opportunities, housing requests, advice on home projects, etc.  If you are not a member of Facebook, the office can post there for you with your contact information.  Join here.

Amazon Smile
The Amazon Smile program is set up for you to shop on Amazon as you usually do (if you do…), with the only difference that you must start with the website address instead of When you use Amazon Smile, be sure to designate Columbia Presbyterian Church in Columbia MD (NOT the one in MS = Mississippi!) as your nonprofit charity, and the church will receive 0.5 percent of your purchase from the Amazon Smile Foundation.  Once you’ve first chosen CPC as your designated charity, it will be selected automatically every time you begin with It’s that simple!