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Pastor Scott’s Statement on Protests and Riots

by CMPC

Six days ago, a brother in Christ, George Floyd, was killed by police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota as they detained him for suspicion of forgery.  Officers who had sworn to protect and serve. With his dying breaths he cried out for his mother—who had died two years ago.  “Momma, I’m through!”, he gasped. Floyd’s unjust […]

Summary of the May 18, 2020 Session videoconference meeting

by CMPC

The session met via Zoom on the evening of Monday, May 18th.  The following was discussed and/or decided at the meeting. A motion to extend the closure of the church building (including for worship) through June 15 was unanimously approved. The Session will meet on that date, if not before, to reassess any changes. Other […]

Summary of the April 20, 2020 Session videoconference meeting

by CMPC

The session of CMPC met Monday evening April 20th via zoom online videoconferencing.  Following is a summary of the business conducted. A motion to extend the closure of the church building and to suspend worship services in the Sanctuary through May 18 was unanimously approved. The Session will hold its next monthly meeting on that date […]

Mission and Local Outreach

by CMPC

In response to the Covid-19 virus, the Mission and Local Outreach made a donation to support the Howard Country Food Bank (HCFB) which recently has seen a significant increase in demand for their services.  The Food Bank normally distributes food to around 27,000 low-income residents each year. The sudden increase is from clients who have […]

Message from Pastor Hoffman

by CMPC

Message from Pastor Hoffman Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ, I have honestly lost count of how many times I have said something like “this feels so strange” in the last few days.  And I imagine many of you have said or at least felt the same.  These are extraordinary […]

Summary of the Feb. 17, 2020 Session Meeting

by CMPC

Pastor Hoffman opened the meeting by discussing the 224th General Assembly to be hosted June 20-27 by the Baltimore Presbytery. He noted that many volunteers are needed and symbolic donations of $224 or more are being requested from member churches. He shared he had been elected to the Presbytery’s personnel committee effective Sept. 1 and […]

Sabbatical Q and A Letter January, 2020

by CMPC

Dear Members of CMPC, As you may well be aware, the church has received a special Clergy Renewal Grant from Christian Theological Seminary (Funded by the Lilly Endowment) to support Pastor Hoffman taking a sabbatical this summer.  A congregational meeting was held regarding the grant application in March of last year.  The application was submitted […]

CMPC Stewardship Letter January, 2020

by CMPC

Dear Brothers and Sisters of CMPC, We pray this letter finds you well in these first days of the new year. We are writing to you in regard to the 2020 Stewardship Campaign at CMPC.  First of all, we want to thank those of you who have faithfully and generously pledged to our 2020 operating […]

Ministry Expansion Plan Update for September 19, 2019

by CMPC

Here’s what has happened in the last weeks: The remaining light poles are being installed The curb on the southside of the parking lot was poured The sidewalk from the new emergency stair to the parking lot was poured Here’s what is scheduled to happen in the next week (or so): The parking lot will […]

Ministry Expansion Plan for September 12, 2019

by CMPC

Here’s what has happened in the last weeks: CMPC volunteers worked hard to clear out the final storage container The remaining light poles are being installed The curb on the southside of the parking lot is being poured Here’s what is scheduled to happen in the next week (or so): The sidewalk from the new […]