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Holy Week Worship Service Schedule

All are welcome to join us in our worship!

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Palm Sunday worship  March 29 at 9:00 am

Maundy Thursday worship  April 2 at 7:00 pm

Good Friday worship  April 3 at 7:00 pm 

Easter Sunday celebration  April 5 at 9:00 am

Lutheran Campus Ministry: “Looking Back & Looking Forward: A 50-Year Celebration!” — May 2

Lutheran Campus Ministry at the University of Maryland is very excited to announce “Looking Back and Looking Forward: A 50 Year Celebration!” We will be honoring Pr. Elizabeth Platz’s 50 years of work with the ministry and her incredible legacy as the first woman ordained in the ELCA, as well as looking to what the next 50 years of campus ministry at the University of Maryland will bring.

This celebration will take place Saturday, May 2, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Luke Lutheran Church: 9100 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910. 

Please share this information and the attached flyer with your congregation! For any questions or concerns about this event, contact lutheran@umd.edu.

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“Hard Corps” (Benefit Concert for Lutheran Volunteer Corps) — April 18

Joyful Noise, the praise band of Lutheran Campus Ministry at the University of Maryland-College Park, is proud to announce our upcoming benefit concert!

Hard Corps: A Benefit Concert for Lutheran Volunteer Corps will be taking place Sunday, April 18, at 4:00 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church in College Park (4201 Guilford Drive, College Park, MD 20740). Please join us for an afternoon of great music for an important cause. Admission is free, with a free-will donation offering taken. For any questions or concerns about this event, contact lutheran@umd.edu.
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Daylight Saving Time — Time Change on March 8

Time change this Sunday, March 8! Spring forward–put your clocks ahead one hour before you go to sleep. (We’ll lose an hour of sleep, beginning at 2:00 am.)

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Easter Flowers — Order by March 22

lilies_5603cEven though the season of Lent has just begun, Easter is around the corner. To reflect our joy on Easter day, consider purchasing an Easter flower to decorate our church. As you leave worship on Easter (April 5), you are welcome to take it with you.

On Sunday mornings in February and March you will find order forms printed on envelopes in the narthex. You can fill out the form and include a dedication. The cost per flower is $8.00. Payment must accompany your order and can be placed in the offering plate. Orders must be in no later than Sunday, March 22. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Debbi Y.

Lenten Vespers 2015 Themes — Wednesday evenings

Lenten Vespers 2015 Schedule

Wednesday evenings (Feb. 25 – Mar. 25)

Weekly soup and bread suppers begin Wed., Feb. 25 and continue through Wed., March 25. Join us at 5:30 pm for this Lenten meal together. Vespers begin the same evening at 6:30 pm. This is a short half-hour time of reflection, music and meditation. Join us. See the schedule below for details about the focus for each Wednesday Vespers time of worship.

February 25 – How Far Away from God I Can Be

Text: Psalm 51               Message: “Far Away… O God”

March 4 – My Cause Resides with God: Remember and Draw Near

Text: Psalm 61               Message: “Cry Out”

March 11 – We Were Built for God, Not Just by God

Text: Psalm 139              Message: “Self-Discovery: A Conversation with God”

March 18 – God Is Not Only the Journey’s End, But the Journey’s Partner

Text: Psalm 23               Message: “I & Thou”

March 25 – Sing Out Your Praises

Text: Psalm 100              Message: “For Giving Thanks”

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Lenten Suppers and Vespers – Beginning Wed., Feb. 25

lent_5576cWeekly soup and bread suppers begin Wed., Feb. 25 and continue through Wed., March 25. Join us at 5:30 pm for this Lenten meal together. Vespers begin the same evening at 6:30 pm. This is a short half-hour time of reflection, music and meditation. Join us.

Ash Wednesday Worship — February 18

ash_5449Lent is coming! Join us for Ash Wednesday on February 18 at 7 pm. This is a somber service of imposition of ashes and is a great way to begin thinking about shaping our faith as we prepare for the celebration of Easter.

Welcoming New Members – February 22

families_6070cnDuring worship on February 22, we will be welcoming new members into the life of our congregation. If you are interested in walking along with us in our faith journey and want to become an active member of Good Sam, please talk with Pastor Mitch or Jill W. You can also email us at pastor@goodsamlutheran.com by February 8. We are excited to welcome new members into our life here at Good Sam.

Lost and Found concert (Alexandria, VA) — February 28

What: A not-to-miss concert by the fun and unique Christian band Lost and Found — check them out on YouTube!

When: Saturday, February 28 — 6:00 pm … Dessert reception to follow

Who: All ages (everyone can enjoy great music!)

Where: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (100 W. Luray Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301)

Admission: $5/person with a max of $25/family. Also will be receiving nonperishable food items to help fill the ALIVE! Food Bank

Contact: Denise Steene (leuctra@verizon.net) for more information

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