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Ministry Expansion Plan Update for January 17, 2019

by CMPC

Here’s what has happened in the last week: More of the railings on the upper level of fellowship hall were removed as were the walls to the storage area behind fellowship hall Special thanks to the elders and deacons who lent a hand last Saturday in clearing out that storage area! Framing work started on […]

Cold Weather Shelter

by CMPC

With CMPC under construction, Howard County’s Cold Weather Shelter was hosted at Merriweather Post Pavillon by Grassroots and coordinated by Jeff Seymour during the week of December 17-24.  The shelter served 26 guests including 16 men, 7 women, and 3 children in 2 separate families.  There was a total of 79 different volunteers, including one […]

Ministry Expansion Plan Update for January 10, 2019

by CMPC

Here’s what has happened in the last week: The trench for the electrical ductbank has been backfilled The north entrance of the new driveway was cut out Super silt fencing (the chain link fence with black plastic) was installed around the property (where required by state law) The lock was installed on the new doorway […]

Ministry Expansion Plan Update January 3, 2019

by CMPC

“Out with the old” has been the theme of the work that has taken place on the Ministry Epxansion plan most recently.  The airhandler, boiler, and air conditioner units are now all gone; as are many of the shrubs and bushes and a few trees around the premises.  We are sad to see some of […]

Ministry Expansion Plan Update December 13, 2018

by CMPC

Work continues on the Ministry Expansion Plan.  This week the ceilings in the downstairs entryway, downstairs hallway, and upstairs lobby (outside the elevator and top of the stairs) were demolished to allow the electrician to trace old and new electric service (see pics).  In addition, the switchgear was delivered.  (In an electric power system, switchgear is the combination […]

A Farewell to Bill Gretsch

by CMPC

On Sunday, December 9th CMPC bid farewell to brother in Christ, Bill Gretsch.  Bill has been a part of the CMPC family for over 50 years.  He served CMPC as an elder, a chair and member of numerous committees including the evangelism and building committees, an active volunteer with the LOGOS ministry, and in many, many […]

Weller’s News from Gambella, Ethiopia

by CMPC

Africa is full of centuries old ethnic rivalries. Our corner of Ethiopia, the Gambella Region, is no different. The land of Ethiopia nestles up against small rivers that mark the very porous national borders separating it from South Sudan. The borders were drawn on papers in Europe by people who had no intention of setting […]

Ministry Expansion Plan Update for the week of December 2, 2018

by CMPC

This week the electrician has been on site examining plans and mapping out runs in the sanctuary as well as other parts of the building.  On Thursday the work begins to dig the trench outside the south end of the building where the new electric service will be brought to the new electric room. Next […]

Thanks to the Property Committee!

by CMPC

The Property Committee gathered for dinner at Tito Baca’s home to celebrate another successful year of hard work at CMPC. These individuals give endlessly of their time, energy, resources, and know how to patch, mend, and fix all that needs attention in and around the church, often without much fanfare. At this time of the […]

Ministry Expansion Plan Update November 29, 2018

by CMPC

Ministry Expansion Plan Update November 29, 2018 Work is finally underway once again on the Ministry Expansion Plan here at CMPC!  As I write this update workers are taking down the canopy outside the parking lot entrance.  Soon we will see more equipment and workers on site preparing part of the property for the new […]