Announcements Ė March 17, 2019


PARTICIPATING in todayís service: Chris Avedisian, Liturgist; Cora Lee Wetherington, Scripture Reader; Nancy Hitchcock and Cora Lee Wetherington, Ushers.


EVERONE IS INVITED to a time of fellowship in the social hall following worship. Our thanks to the Dowdys for providing refreshments.


MARCH/APRIL Upper Room is available in the narthex. You are invited to take one for yourself and one for a friend or shut-in.


THE DEADLINE to submit articles for the April/May issue of St. Paulís Epistle has arrived. Please submit articles by tomorrow to Joanne at stpaul208@aol. com. Thank you!


ST. PAULíS SPRING CLEANING will take place this Saturday, March 23, from 8:00 am -12:00 noon. There will be doughnuts and coffee. We plan to make repairs and clean up areas of the church. You are invited to join in this effort. We will appreciate whatever time you can spare. If you have noticed something that needs attention in the church, please contact Tina Burke (301-253-1719 or If you cannot make it on the 23rd but would like to tackle a job on your own, just let Tina know.



Smile Amazon

††††† There's an easy way to earn .5% of your purchase for St Paul through at no extra cost or hassle to you. It takes 2 steps:

1.      Assign St Paul as your Smile beneficiary. You need to do it once only. Go to: com/ch/52-0824888

2.      Every time you shop, instead of going to, go to


The eScrip Online Mall

Go to and enter the store at which you want to shop. St Paul will automatically receive a percentage of your purchase! (Set up account at index.jsp and select St. Paul UMC Laytonsville as your nonprofit organization.)


Giant Gift Cards

††††† Gift cards are available in denominations of $20, $50, or $100.

St. Paul earns 5% of face value. See Chris Avedisian to purchase or call the church office at 301-963-2185.



Lordís Table Soup Kitchen


This Mission has fed and nourished members in our community for 35 years. Due to renovation work at its host church (St Martinís), the Soup Kitchen had to close last Fall. We have received word that the Lordís Table will be re-opening later this month in a new host church, Epworth UMC in Gaithersburg. We are joyful to hear this vital mission will resume, but they need our help! The Soup Kitchen will be ďstarting from scratchĒ and essential items are needed to get them up and running.


The Lordís Table Wish List appears on the following page (foods/ kitchen supplies) and we will re-direct our Lenten outreach project to collect these items. The Lordís Table is supported entirely by faith groups, civic organizations and the community - letís do our part to help provide hot meals for the less fortunate among us. Please bring items to church on Sunday mornings and place in our collection container in the narthex. Monetary donations can also be accepted to purchase needed items. Be sure to earmark for Lordís Table Soup Kitchen. Please see Leslie Hinkle with any questions. Every bit helps, thank you!


Lordís Table Soup Kitchen - Needed Items


Powdered Drink Mixes (lemonade, Kool-aid, Tang, Iced Tea, etc.)

Coffee, regular and decaf

Coffee Filters

Coffee and Tea Sweeteners

Pasta, Barley, Rice (brown and white)

Powered Mashed Potatoes, Canned Potatoes

Canned Yams

Pork & Beans

Canned Soups, Cream Soups, Cheese Soups, Dry Soup Mixes

Tomato Sauce, Canned Tomatoes

Spaghetti Sauce

Canned Chicken

Canned Beef


Canned Fruit

Canned Vegetables (especially peas, green beans, corn, carrots,

††††† mushrooms)

Canned Salmon

Chicken Broth, Chicken Base

Beef Broth, Beef Base, Brown Gravy Mix


Salad Dressings

Dry Creamer

Napkins, Paper Towels

55 Gal. Trash Can Liners

Bleach, Liquid Hand Soap, Liquid Dish Soap

Freezer Bags, all sizes

Industrial Aluminum Foil

Scrub sponges, Steel Wool Pads

Cooking Spray

Olive Oil, Ground Pepper

Rubber Gloves, large and medium

Disposable Plastic Food Handling Gloves, x-large, large and medium


Dried Herbs, Cumin, Paprika, Garlic, Parsley

Chili Powder, Old Bay, Hot Sauce

Kosher Salt

Brown Sugar


Worcestershire Sauce

Mayonnaise, Relishes







Easter flowers can be ordered by returning this form with payment (mail or place in offering). The DEADLINE is Wednesday, April 10. NO ORDERS CAN BE PLACED AFTER THE 10th AND NO ORDERS CAN BE PROCESSED WITHOUT PAYMENT. Flowers may be picked up following the 9:30 am worship service on Easter Sunday.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PLEASE PRINT

Name _____________________________________________

flowersPhone No. ________________________________

Number of Each:

†††††† _____@ $11.00Easter Lily (single lily, 6Ē pot)



†††††† _____@ $24.00Hydrangea (3 blooms, 8Ē pot)


Circle color preference; however, color is not guaranteed:

†††††† _____@ $10.00Tulips (6Ē pot)

††††††††††††††††††††† Pink††Yellow †††††Red††††Purple†††No Preference


†††††† _____@ $10.00Hyacinths

†††††††††††††† †††††† White††††Pink††††Lavender †††††No Preference


_____ Easter flowers to be left at church for distribution to the ††††††††††††††††††††† †††††† homebound members

_____ Easter flowers to be taken by purchaser

In HONOR of†† __________________________________________



In MEMORY of†† ________________________________________



_____ Presented to the glory of God


Total plants ordered: _____Total enclosed: $_____________