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May GIFT Recap

by Katie Foster

Last Sunday afternoon, nearly 40 of us gathered in the side yard of the church for our Godly Play GIFT (Generations In Faith Together) event. Following a relaxing pizza lunch, we divided into five small groups, each with a range of generations represented. Groups rotated around the yard through five different stations to remember Bible […]

GenOn Summit Support

by Katie Foster

Since 1999, Christ Memorial has been bringing youth and their adult leaders to the GenOn Youth Summit (originally called the LOGOS Conference). Eighteen years of lives deeply impacted by a week of Christian community for worship, Bible study, mission, and fellowship. We’ve stayed at a variety of locations and this will be our fourth year […]

An April Recap from Christ Memorial Christian Preschool

by Katie Foster

It was a beautiful month at Christ Memorial Christian Preschool bursting with Spring.  It was so wonderful to share the Easter story with our children in the preschool.  We welcomed Pastor Scott to teach us the Easter story and he shared about the joy of opening an EMPTY present! The children really understood how exciting […]

Rebuilding Together Howard County

by Katie Foster

CMPC supports Rebuilding Together Howard County in its mission to provide warm, safe and dry housing for Howard County citizens who have disabilities and/or have low incomes. Rebuilding Together is a nationwide organization. It is carrying on the ‘Christmas In April’ tradition by designating the fourth Saturday in April as National Rebuild Day. This past […]

Marriage Equality “Listening Sessions”

by Katie Foster

Dear Brothers and Sisters of CMPC, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ.  I pray this letter finds you well. As you may know, over the last few months, the leaders of the congregation (elders and deacons) have engaged in conversation to discern how God is calling CMPC to respond to […]

March Update from Rachel Weller

by Katie Foster

Dear Friends, What does it mean to be a missionary? Traditionally, missionaries were people with a goal – to tell those people the Good News. In my understanding, the Good News is still the focus – freedom from captivity, hope in desperation, the victory over death that is ours because of the generous love of […]

March Session Summary

by Katie Foster

The session met for its regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 20th.  The evening began with a joint gathering of the elders and deacons for a brief bible study focused on Luke 4: 1-13 (the Temptation of Jesus).  After the bible study the two boards began their separate meetings. The session welcomed members of the […]

Spend Awhile on the Nile

by Katie Foster

Our sanctuary was filled with friends and family yesterday as the LOGOS children presented the musical Spend Awhile on the Nile. Wonderful music, outstanding acting, and lots of laughs left the congregation in great spirits! Many thanks to our adult volunteers who made this production a success. Photos courtesy of Hyiwot Teshome.    

A February Recap from CMPC Preschool

by Katie Foster

February was filled with love at Christ Memorial Christian Preschool.  We emphasized how important love is in our world.  Our bible verse for the month of February was For God so loved the world He gave His only begotten Son so that whoever believes in Him shall have everlasting life John 3:16. We discovered how […]

A January Recap from CMPC Preschool

by Katie Foster

January was a busy month at Christ Memorial Christian Preschool.  We began the month by learning about the wonders of winter.  We discovered the animals that love winter and made bird feeders to care for our neighborhood birds during the cold months.  Our preschool children have also enjoyed learning about God and Their Neighborhood this […]