Posted by: deercreekcharge | May 12, 2012

Branch Out (Sunday, 13 May 2012)

Thanks for stopping by the Deer Creek Charge! It’s great to have you here! This Sunday is Mother’s Day…but don’t worry if you aren’t a “mom” in the traditional sense. We will be honoring ALL people–men and women–who “mother” us all…who care for us and nurture us. We’ll also be looking at John 15:1-17 (“I am the vine, you are the branches…”) and talking about how this relates to current events in the news this week. (It really does…promise! Come and see for yourself…). There are SOO many things going on right now…be sure to check them out in the announcements below! See you at the Creek!


DC Trustees & Church Council will meet for a BRIEF meeting after worship TODAY.

Magic Jar Donations today at Mt. Tabor will help offset the cost of repainting the ramp. Please give generously.

Charge SPRC and Charge Council will both meet on TUESDAY, May 15. 6:30pm—SPRC. 7:30pm—Charge Council. Location: Mt. Tabor. **Charge Council, please wait in the sanctuary until SPRC comes to get you, so we can maintain confidentiality. Thanks.**

Yard Sale: SATURDAY, 8am-?? (set-up 7am). Bring items you would like to donate (church keeps profits). Buy a table: $10 (You keep profits). Bake Table donations needed. Hotdogs, chips, drinks will be sold. Questions? Contact Sandy or Jean. Location: Mt. Tabor.

Gospel Music Concert (Clark’s Women’s Choir) with a freewill offering to benefit the Homeless shelter. Saturday, May 19, 6-8pm at Clark’s UMC (2001 Kalmia Rd, Bel Air).

Help feed the Homeless at the Day Shelter (New Hope UMC, Edgewood) on the 3rd FRIDAY (MT) and 4th MONDAY (DC) of each month (next: May 18; CLOSED Memorial Day–May 28—DC DOES NOT serve in May) We need people to make, deliver, and serve food.

Medical Supply Collectionto benefit the Homeless Shelter is in the back at Deer Creek. Anything you can donate would be helpful. Suggestions include: band aids, gauze, medical tape, ointment, alcohol pads, etc. Contact Nancy Nelson with questions.

A Sunday Morning Wedding will take place at Deer Creek NEXT SUNDAY, at 9am, during the regular worship service. Please leave your regular Sunday offering in the plates before or after worship. We will not pass the collection plates, but we still need to meet our budget. Join us as we celebrate with Bill Nelson and Gloria Anderson!

Interested in Joining Deer Creek or Mt. Tabor? Come talk to Bonnie ASAP. New Members will join on May 27 (Pentecost), or another date that can be agreed upon.

Knit/Crochet No experience needed-will teach! Make scarves for the homeless or prayer shawls. Meets every other Friday at 7pm at Mt. Tabor. Next Meeting: May 25.

Summer Camp Brochures are available at both churches. Friends, Fun, Faith…learn about God in the outdoors while having a fabulous time! Camps for all interests and all ages (K & up), including families. Scholarships are available. Adults needed to council. Talk to Bonnie for details, grab a brochure, or go online to

Don’t forget the on-going food drives at both Deer Creek and Mt. Tabor!

Worship Fun Fact! LARGE PRINT (size 16 font) Bibles and hymnals are now available on the front left pew at both churches. Feel free to make use of these items. Be sure to return them to the first pew when you are finished, so that they are available to others. First come, first served.


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