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La Plata

United Methodist ‍‍‍Church

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3 Port Tobacco Road La plata MD

301-934-2288    [email protected]

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“Worshiping and growing in fellowship & knowledge of Christ. Maturing from membership to discipleship: for us, others, and for Jesus’ sake.”

Trunk N Treat

‍‍‍Trunk N Treat is coming up on Sunday, October 29. Please plan to decorate your car trunk and pass out treats to our community from 5:30-7:00 PM as part of this fun time of fellowship. Cars will line the lower parking lot, come at 5:00 to set-up. This annual event has been growing over the last few years thanks to all of you! Invite your neighbors and co-workers to join us for Trunk N Treat 2017!

"Christmas Schooner" at PTP

‘Christmas Schooner’ Tickets – A block of seats has been reserved for the 3:00 PM showing of “The Christmas Schooner” on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 3, at Port Tobacco Players. Everyone is invited to see thi‍‍‍‍‍‍s musical about “the first Christmas tree ship and the family who risked their lives to fill Chicago with the Christmas spirit.” Tickets are $15 each and will be available Oct. 29 - Nov. 19 after our worship services. You can also contact Corrie Roberts in the church office Mon-Wed to reserve your tickets.

Harvest Dinner - Nov. 3

It's time again for the annual Harv‍‍‍est Dinner, Nov. 3 from 4:30 to 7:30.  You may dine in or carryout Ham, Roasted Turkey, vegetables and dessert.  Adult tickets are $15, kids 5-10 $5.00 and kids under 5 eat FREE.  This event is always a sellout, so get your tickets early after services at church or by calling the church office at 301-934-2288.  

Holiday Shoppe & Bake Sale - November 11

Plans for the Holiday Shoppe and Bake Sale began in January. We are excited to be adding more space this year. It will be bigger and more fun than ever! Watch the "Grapevine" and the Sunday Bulletin for more information.  Carol Sorenson is the contact for this event.

Ever Wonder...

Be sure to check out our newest feature: "Ever Wonder‍‍‍..."  It is a place where common questions about our faith and the workings of the church are explained in video and text.  Videos are courtesy of "Chuck Knows Church".  Check them out on our Guests & Newcomer's Page.

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Laity Sunday

‍‍‍Laity Sunday is that day in the church year that we especially recognize the incredibly important role of the lay members of our church, and especially the leaders of our congregation. Our Lay Leader for 2017 is Angie Barnes, and she will be preaching at all three services this week: Café & Traditional services on Sunday, and the M&M Service on Wednesday. Her message is entitled, “Let’s Face It.” Angie has spoken before and she’s a fantastic speaker. Please join us for a great celebration.

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