News and Notes

September 14, 2023

Upcoming Worship Schedule

We Continue Moving through the story of Abraham and Sarah

September 17 - Two Sons

September 24 - The Ultimate Decision

October 24 (World Communion Sunday) - A Hole in the Wall


Prayer List (send requests to Pastor Caroline by Wednesday)

Roy Eades back home, Sharon Doughty recovering from surgery at home, Shawn Ferrell, Joe DeMeo, Betsy Burian back home, Nancy Snyder (Doug Snyder August 15, 2023), Roskos Family (Karla Roskos March 26, 2023), Anna Wilson addiction to Rx drug from doctor


Please Be Aware - UPB Facilities to be used by following groups

Sunday, October 8 (2:00-8:00 PM) - Merchants at Mt. Oak Plaza Customer Appreciation Day

Sunday, October 15 (2:00-8:00 PM) - Merchants at Mt. Oak Plaza Customer Appreciation Day (Rain Date)

Sunday, October 29 (1:00-5:00 PM) - First Community Church


Upcoming Community Outreach Event

Trunk or Treat:  Saturday, October 28 4:00-6:00 PM


Living Waters for the World

This PC(USA) non-profit works to provide clean water to those without. Outside the door to the sanctuary is a jar for your donations.  To learn more about their worthwhile mission:


Prayer Group

Join us on Zoom at 7:30 each Tuesday night.


Food Pantry

The Bowie Food Pantry’s greatest needs this month are:

  • Soup (not chicken noodle)
  • Beefaroni and Ravioli         
  • Rice
  • Peanut Butter
  • Personal care items including lotion and shampoo


Want to talk?  Have coffee?  Let Pastor Caroline know.

I am available to meet, talk, or help out on Tuesday and Wednesday at UPB.  My Availability may vary, so please feel free to make an appointment to meet in person.  You are welcome free to contact me via text or phone.

Cell phone:  301-509-3845



Liturgists Needed

Liturgists are needed during each service. If you would like to be added to the list of people who are available, please let Diane Eades know.


Tech Help Wanted

Volunteers are needed for the team that puts together PowerPoint slides for worship. Contact Communication Committee Members Mary Jo Munnelly or Mike Mehl if you are ready and willing to serve!


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