Wednesday Morning Scripture Reflection
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FROM THE GCC BOARD OF MISSIONS
Christmas in April is a volunteer organization that repairs the homes of people who are either financially and/or physically unable to do so themselves so that they may live in warmth, safety and independence. After months of planning and preparation Christmas in April culminates in a National Rebuilding Day on the last Saturday of April.
Greenbelt Community Church, United Church of Christ has participated in this program since 1989. We are once again “adopting” a house providing all of the necessary materials and labor. We will work on a home in Riverdale, Maryland.
Taking into account COVID-19 precautions we will only be working outside of the home this year. The size of our team will be limited to 12 people. The successful completion of this mission project will not be possible without financial support as well. Our donations this year will be for exterior repairs such as a new door and landscape materials. We thank you in advance for your generosity of support both physically and financially. This project always turns out to be a fun and rewarding day spent with friends.
For more information or to volunteer please contact Mike Crompton at 240-461-7402 or . Checks can be mailed to the church office (GCC, 1 Hillside Rd, Greenbelt MD 20770) with the designation “Christmas in April.” If you’d like to be on the “Food Crew” providing grab and go breakfast, lunch, and snacks for our GCC team, please contact Karen Yoho 202-957-3072.
Virtual, but vital
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Chair: Gwen Vaccaro
Join our Earth Day Environmental Outreach Zoom Sunday, April 25, at 7 p.m. about Electric Vehicles: Charging into the Future Today. We’ll review the status of electric vehicles (EVs) both now and in coming years. Learn what EVs are, how and where to charge them up, and benefits of owning and driving an EV, personally and environmentally. Questions and discussion are welcome and encouraged. Our presenters are John Lippert, the city’s Green Team chair and Dr. Luisa Robles, the City of Greenbelt’s Sustainability Coordinator. This environmental Zoom series is sponsored by the Green Teams of Greenbelt Community Church, UCC and the City of Greenbelt.
FROM THE GCC BOARD OF MISSIONS
Participating in the Crop Walk. CROP Hunger Walks are community-based walk events held in cities and towns across the United States. Greenbelt Community Church has participated in partnership with Hyattsville CROP for the last 40 years, collecting millions of dollars to support Church World Service (CWS).
CWS Crop Walk is NOW happening! Please consider participating and collecting and/or sending donations! Walks will be conducted independently in location of your choice in Covid safe groups anytime from today until MAY 2nd.
SIGN UP for the Walk at the church office (M&TH,10AM – 2PM,1 Hillside Rd) and PICK UP your Walker Envelope
ASK FRIENDS, co-workers, family to sponsor you. Let everyone you know about the CROP HUNGER WALK. Anyone can walk, at any time or anywhere.
CHECKS should be made out to CWS/CROP, collected by May 3, & dropped off or mailed to the church office (1 Hillside Rd, Greenbelt MD 20770).
PLEASE CALL Marty Folk 301-552-9329 (or ) for further questions and updates or visit CROPHUNGERWALK.ORG and just search “HYATTSVILEMD”. Consider sending a picture of yourself walking to Jo-Anne at .
From Marty: The SOUPER BOWL of Caring is over with a satisfactory amount of $1,445.00. I wanted to thank everyone who pitched in with money and generous food supplies for our Help by Phone food pantries. Our church treasurer brought me the checks and those who wrote their checks to the church were converted to one combined check payable to CWS/CROP. All checks were sent off to Church World Service in Elkhart, Indiana, with the request to add that amount to GCC’s CROP WALK collection. Our special thanks to Greenbelt Elementary School’s students, teachers and parents for their generous food donations through the past three months. We hope to keep up our efforts to help hungry people in our neighborhoods and communities throughout the year.
via Zoom and in-person
Chair: Carol Griffith
Chair: Jan Derry
The church is currently closed for in-person worship due to the coronavirus pandemic.
At this time we are streaming Sunday Worship @ 10:15 am on Zoom and our Facebook page .
We have not determined a date for resuming in-person worship. A church team is continually assessing the situation to ensure that we are safe before we return to indoor services.