Announcements

Announcements

Please view our Church Center CALENDAR for upcoming events

Current Practices under COVID-19 Precautions:
For all CPC ministries and other events taking place on our campus. | VIEW HERE

WORSHIP ON SUNDAY, April 18, 2021

Sunday Morning classes, 10 AM. | VIEW CLASSES

In-Person at 11 AM: Sermon titled “Dependent Prayer” from Colossians 1:9-14 by Pastor PD Mayfield, in the new sermon series “Qualities of a Disciple.” To attend in-person register HERE. View Sunday’s Bulletin. View/Print Children’s Worship Bulletin Ages 3-6 | Ages 7-12
To join us via YouTube: Click to access the stream. After the live stream ends, it becomes a video recording that can be viewed later on our YouTube channel. | WATCH LIVE at 11AM only

Prayer Requests: You can submit confidential prayer requests to our elders. | SUBMIT REQUESTS  To send a request to the congregational Prayer Chain, email the office. 

Ways to Give – Donate Online | Text to Give: Text any amount to 84321 | Mail donation to our office.

NEWS & EVENTS

Morning Prayer Gatherings:  Wednesdays, 10 AM | Join virtually for prayer. These meetings last 30 about minutes. |JOIN GROUP to receive Zoom info.

Slugs & Bugs Live!, June 5, 11-12 PM It’s been rescheduled finally! Slugs & Bugs Live is approximately 1 hour, with live music, animated video and background musical tracks that extend through all the songs. The concert is geared toward boys and girls age 10 and under, but we won’t kick the older kids out – they love it too! There are fun interactive moments, and also teaching moments during the program. Some of the material is ridiculously silly, and some of it is deeply meaningful and gospel centered. | REGISTER HERE

MISSIONS

CPC is supporting several new missionaries in 2021, and the World Missions Team is excited for you to meet them. Join us on April 18th at 7:00 pm for a Zoom meeting with Ryan and Marcelina J, from Cornerstone PCA here in Maryland. Ryan and Marcelina are preparing to go to an Arabic-speaking country in the Middle East with no known churches of national believers. The story of how God has led them to cross-cultural ministry in a country hostile to Jesus and his gospel is one that you won’t want to miss! For security reasons, this interview will not be recorded, so register on Planning Center to join us on the 18th. |REGISTER

The Missions Committee of CPC’s session, along with the World Missions Team and Local Missions Team, want to thank you for your continued generosity in your giving to missions. We also wish to inform you of some changes in the online giving platform for contributing to missions. You now have a drop-down option on the menu to designate your missions monies more specifically to “local missions” or “global missions.” Any giving not specifically designated to local or global missions but simply to “missions” will be split between the two.  We hope you find this more helpful in your giving. Thank you for your generosity!

We have a Local Missions at CPC Group on the Planning Center. Members of this group receive periodic emails with prayer requests and updates from our various local missions supported by CPC. If you would like to join, please click HERE.  

The Route 1 Day Center Ministry is looking for a few more helpers and one team leader.  The commitment is 4 Saturdays a year.  If you are interested, please contact Rachel Schaefer. | MORE INFO

ELEV8

ELEV8 SPRING SEASON!  After a very successful fall 3 on 3 outdoor basketball season, Elev8 is planning to run a similar season during the months of April-June.  Registration is now open. We are in need of several coaches to help. If you are interested please contact Michael Dransfield or Sue Sciannella, or call 410-662-2268.

WOMEN

Women’s Get Together, THIRD Friday of each month at 7 PM. POC: Julie Iwaskiw
 
Stay connected to Women’s ministry!  JOIN FACEBOOK GROUP| SIGN UP FOR CPC WOMEN’S NEWSLETTER
 
GLEAM: Girls, Let’s Eat And Meet. Typically meets the second Monday evening of each month. | POC: Pamela Fahs | JOIN GROUP

MEN

Men’s Retreat, April 30-May 1.  It will be held locally this year. |REGISTER

Spring Book Study Thursday nights at 8PM | JOIN GROUP   

Retired Men’s WCF study continues at 7:30 AM via Zoom. | JOIN GROUP

Men’s Breakfast: Faith, Food & Fellowship, 6:45 AM, Thursdays. Email Brice Dawson if you can come. We are meeting virtually, weekly, for the time being.|  JOIN GROUP

View upcoming events on the Momentum page.


YOUTH MINISTRIES

Revolution ~ High School & Shine ~ Middle School

See calendar for meeting dates.  We have a High school Bible study on Thursdays and a Middle School Bible Study on Fridays. (Meetings will be in-person with a Zoom option)  SIGN UP FOR REV (high school) UPDATES| SIGN UP FOR SHINE (middle school) UPDATES

Pioneer Girls  Wednesdays, 7-8:30 PM. for girls in grades 1-8. Please email Emily Brown to request a link to the registration page. 

Christian Service Brigade  Wednesdays at 7 PM. Programs are available for boys from Kindergarten through 12th grade. Check out the CSB page for more information or to pre-register. You can also email [email protected] for more info. Tree-Climbers (1st & 2nd grade) and Stockade (3rd-6th grade), 7-8:30 PM; Battalion (7th-12th grade), 7-9 PM.


TRUSTEES

REGULAR (UNDESIGNATED) GIVING THRU: APRIL 11
Annual Giving                  $1,560,000
Weekly Operation Need     $30,000
Current Week Giving           $26,112
YTD Budget Goal                $450,000
Actual YTD Giving               $278,115


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Meals Ministry
If you would like to be on the list of people who occasionally provide meals to our members and regular attenders after a birth or hospitalization, you can join the Group.

Audio / Visual
Camera operators and audio engineers needed for the morning services. We will provide training!


PRAYER

Moms in prayer for College-Age Students  Come pray with us!  Moms in Prayer for College Students (also includes military and career focus) meets Tuesdays at 1:30 – 2:30 through the school year.   Currently meeting via  Zoom.  POC: Sue Sciannella or Carole Degenford 

Prayer Requests
  • Submit confidential prayer requests to our elders. These requests are forwarded to the pastors and elders, and only shared with the prayer chain upon request. Send Prayer Requests.

  • To have a prayer request sent out to the CPC prayer chain, please contact the office by phone during business hours or at any time during the week: [email protected]

  • To receive a weekly “Prayer Guide,” join the Prayer Chain group. ​


OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

CPC Marketplace is a private 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 smile.amazon.com instead of www.amazon.com. 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 smile.amazon.com. It’s that simple!

New Savings Available to Get Health Insurance The American Rescue Plan helps more Marylanders get more savings to buy a health plan through Maryland Health Connection. Many people can now get a private health plan for as little as $1 a month. There are new savings for individuals and families who may not have been eligible before. If you need health insurance, it’s worth checking out your health plan options through www.MarylandHealthConnection.gov – there are now new, bigger savings. There is not a limited enrollment period!

 

 

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