WORSHIP ON SUNDAY, April 21, 2019 

Sermon by Pastor Randy Lovelace is “Looking in the Right Direction” from 2 Luke 24:1-12. Click here for​ this Sunday’s bulletin.

Children’s Worship  is available during the 11:00 worship service only.

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

No CPC Kids and Youth classes this week.

No Adult Discipleship classes this week. Descriptions and locations can be found here

Two services on Easter Sunday 9:00 and 11:00.  Children’s worship at 11:00 service only.


Congregational Corporation Meeting after the worship service on April 28, we will be having a corporation meeting for the purpose of:

  • Voting on the slate of Trustees
  • Commemorating joining the PCA
  • Reporting on the “new staff” committees
  • Releasing the new logo and bulletin redesign

Mission Trip to Uganda / Hines Uganda Ministry.  Have you ever considered a mission trip to work with this ministry that serves Orphans, widows, and folks in Uganda? A trip is organizing this July 2 through July 17.  We will partner with Church on the Hill from Montrose, Colorado and work and serve our Lord in the village of Kamonkoli. In partnership with HUM and the local church, we’ll do:  Home visitation of sponsored children, hut to hut evangelism, a crusade/festival, electrical projects, Saturday AWANA with about 500 kids, auto repairs and some medical assistance in the clinic. You will get to see first-hand how kids are cared for and loved by this ministry that CPC has supported for the past 20 years.  Approx. cost = $3,000.  If you are interested or have questions please contact Paul Childress.

The PCA denominational magazine, byFaith, is available at the welcome center.


Regular (undesignated) giving

Annual giving goal                   $1,460,000

Weekly operational need            $28,077

Last week’s giving                         $34,797

YTD budget goal                         $421,154

Actual YTD giving                       $348,266

Click here to give online or use “Text to Give”: text 84321. 


Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?, 6:30PM, Saturday, May 11. Dine with a small group of women in a relaxed home setting.  The fun twist? Only the hostess knows who’s coming!  Register at the table in the lobby, by calling the church office OR click HERE.

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 have started a new study on Galatians.  For information contact Sheila Nace.

Living Well will be held 10-11:15AM on Saturdays. 

Women’s Retreat Save the Date, October 4-6.


Men’s Retreat May 3-5, Sign up here.  

Men’s softball, age 18+ contact Mark Armstrong

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),  8:00-10:00PM.

​View upcoming events on the Momentum page.


Revolution ~ High School
Meeting the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month 7-9PM, Room 100
Community Group Night 2nd Friday @ the Fleischakers
Outreach Night 4th Thursday @ various locations
Shine ~ Middle School
Meeting the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month in 7-9PM, Room 100
Mission Compassion night, Friday, March 29, 7PM in the youth room
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. 



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!