¶ 243. Primary Tasks—The local church shall be organized so that it can pursue its primary task and mission in the context of its own community—reaching out and receiving with joy all who will respond; encouraging people in their relationship with God and inviting them to commitment to God's love in Jesus Christ; providing opportunities for them to seek strengthening and growth in spiritual formation; and supporting them to live lovingly and justly in the power of the Holy Spirit as faithful disciples. (The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church 2012)

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Notices
Church Council is serving at the Frederick Rescue Mission on Saturday, June 25, 2016.


Past Notices
The Washington Region Leadership Day is March 5, 2016. Registration is open through February 25th. 

Discipleship Academy for the Central Maryland District is April 23-24, 2016. On-line registration is available at the link. Both basic and advanced lay servant classes are offered. Free classes for Trustees, SPRC, and Media in Ministry are also available.