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We sincerely hope that we can be of service to you in your journey of faith. We are a warm, caring congregation with a long history of service to the Southern Maryland Community.
The Discipleship Adventure is important to who we are and how we are organized. We invite you to join us in the exhilarating and life-giving adventure.
We encourage you to explore our website to discover all that we have to offer, and we hope to see you at worship on Sunday morning.
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11:00 AM - Traditional Service
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La plata united methodist church
3 Port Tobacco Road La plata MD
301-934-2288 [email protected]
“Worshiping and growing in fellowship & knowledge of Christ. Maturing from membership to discipleship: for us, others, and for Jesus’ sake.”
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.
Are you a crafter? Do you own your own business? Give me a call in the church office, 301-934-2288 to get your application to rent space at our Holiday Craft Fair and Bake Sale scheduled for Saturday, November 17 at 8:00 AM, We are asking for donations of your gently used Christmas decorations for our “Recycled Christmas”, and books of all kinds for our used book sale. Please call the church office to schedule a time to deliver your items.
Think you can't come to church because you haven't had your coffee. Well, don't worry, La Plata UMC has just the answer for you. It's our Cafe Service at 8:30 AM each Sunday. It's in our new Fellowship Hall 2, and it comes complete with coffee. Take a look at one of those services in the video below. Then pack a danish and join us.
There are still some openings to attend one of the small group meetings with Pastor Susan. Additional dates have been added.The The new dates are September 23 at 12:30 PM and October 3 at 7:30 PM. The agenda for the small group meetings is to provide input to Pastor Susan by answering these questions:What is important to people in the congregation?What are the congregation’s strengths?What are they excited about?How has God been active in the congregation? What do they see for the future?What are the key challenges?This will be a great opportunity to meet Pastor Susan and share your thoughts on La Plata UMC. A series of one on one meetings with key individuals, and meeting with established groups like Prayer Partners, Trustees, Youth group, etc. will be scheduled later.
Lifestyles' Safe Nights is a cold weather shelter program in its' 14th year in Charles County, and LPUMC has been a part of this program from inception, and will host the week of Feb 17-24. Please mark your calendars and let Kim Williams ([email protected]) know if you would like to be included on the volunteer e-mail list. We will need meal prep, especially for early morning breakfasts, overnight hosts, daily laundry services, special activities-plenty of opportunities to share your time and talents for the benefit of others.
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