Announcement

Deepest Condolences to the Dailey Family on the loss of the beloved member - Mr. Melvin Dailey Celebration of Life Services are as follows: Friends are invited on Thursday December 8 4:00 - 7:00pm at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. Religious Services - December 9 Wake: 10:00am Funeral: 11:00 am at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church   Masks are to be worn while inside the church.    Christmas Bazaar - December 17 - 10am - 2pm   ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM - Sunday, December 18th at 3:00PM.   Potato Drive - December 17 am.- Sponsored by United Methodist Men (UMM) Volunteers are needed contact President LS Robert Smith. Any wanting potatoes notify any member.   SOCKS AND UNDERWEAR DRIVE - sponsored by Children and Youth Ministries. Donations will be collected until Dec. 18th    Mission Trip - Summer 2024 - See Announcement page for further information.

Announcements

KUDOS Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to those celebrating these milestones this month

“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” Psalm 34:18 (NASB)

It is with great sadness that I announce that on the morning of December 1, 2022, Mr. Melvin Dailey, a long-time member of MT Zion UMC – Magothy, departed this life and transitioned to the next.

 We, members, and officers of MT Zion UMC- Magothy extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to Brother Dailey’s family and friends. Arrangements for his celebration of life are as follows:  Visitation: Thursday December 8 from 4pm – 7pm at the church.  Funeral will be held Friday December 9 wake starts at 10am; Funeral to start at 11am. 

Please direct any concerns/questions related to care or upkeep of the building, grounds maintenance as well as building access/entry to LS Grace Brooks, who is currently serving as our Trustee Chair

Worship Attendance on Sunday, December 4, 2022: 73 In-person / 66 Virtual

I want to personally thank Sis Sheila Taliaferro and those who helped decorate our church for Christmas. Thank you, team!!

Mt Zion’s United Methodist Men will be receiving potatoes on the morning of Dec 17, 2022. Any men interested in helping them pickup the potatoes are asked to contact LS Robert Smith, President of our UMM unit. Should anyone want some free potatoes please let any of the UMM know so that they will be made available for you to pick up.

Fellowship & Outreach – Mt Zion’s Health, and Welfare Ministry will host Annual Christmas Bazaar – Saturday, December 17, 2022.The time will be from 10:00am – 2:00pm. Please contact Mrs. Roz Hill-Kane at 410-279-4713 for more detailed information.

Fellowship & Passionate Worship – Our ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM, Joy @ Christmastime  will take place on Sunday, December 18th at 3:00PM. Everyone is invited to come and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ!  Special Guests include Sis. Nadja Scott, Sis. Rena Geathers, Sis. Sherry Hunt and Bro Paul Coates and others.

Outreach & Extravagant Generosity – Outreach & Extravagant Generosity – CHRISTMAS OUTREACH PROJECT! Mt Zion and the Delta
Sigma Theta Sorority has teamed up to adopt 1 family at Jacobsville Elementary School and 2 families at Freetown Boys and Girls club. This is to ensure children belonging to these families can enjoy a wonderful Christmas. If you have a desire to participate, please contact CLS Verda Hall at 410-802-
1380 or Sis Linda Bradford at 410-991-4995. We are also willing to accept monetary donations.

Outreach & Extravagant Generosity – Children and Youth Ministries are sponsoring Warm Seats and Feets.  Sock and Underwear Drive to benefit Hope for All.  Please donate new items for Men, Women and Children.  All donations will be collected during morning service Dec 4 thru Dec 18.  Please contact Sis. Andrea 410-919-8278, Sis. Mattye, 443-825-8732, and/or Bro. Bret 443-942-8169

Risk Taking Mission & Outreach Mt. Zion’s Outreach Ministry holds a Food Giveaway every 3rd Thursday every 3rd Thursday of each month. Our next Food Giveaway will be on Thursday, December 15, 2022. We are always in need of volunteers. Our point of contact/coordinator is Sis Marilyn Matthews at 410-491-9506.

Risk Taking Mission and Outreach: Our children and youth ministry are in the process of planning an Africa Exploration Missionary Trip during the Sumer of 2024. Please contact Sis Andrea Pellom at 410-919-8278 for more detailed information.

 

Roll On Over over with Asbury-Jessup United Methodist Church – Skating Party – December 30,2022, 5pm – 7pm Location: Skate Zone 1082 Route 3 South, Crofton, MD Cost: $20.00. Sponsored by: Asbury Jessup Young Adults.  Contact Person:  Shanita Pearson – 240-342-1722

Giving of Time & Talent: If you are interested in serving as a liturgist (reading scripture) during worship service, please contact Sis Cheryl Kess at 443.994.5936, so that your name can be added to our roster. Or if you have the desire to serve on any other ministry in our church, please contact either Pastor Randolph or Lay Leader, CLS Grace Brooks at 443.463.0509.

Congregational Email Roster: If anyone wants to be added to congregational email, please contact Sis. Green, Sheregreen@icloud.com

Communion – Please contact Rev. Demby, 410-718-8969 for a convenient day and time.

For those who are in need of prayer. Mt. Zion has an active prayer line that meets Monday @ 7:00 pm. Zoom Meeting ID: 837 2518 7800/ Passcode 21122

Mt. Zion adheres to the UMC Safe Sanctuary protocol., Children under 12 years are not permitted to go to the restrooms unaccompanied.  A parent or trusted guardian must accompany children to rest rooms.  Nor are children younger than 12 permitted to roam in the church building or church property unaccompanied by an adult. 

Opportunity for Extravagant Generosity: Ways to give electronic platform on Givelify; U.S. Mail at P.O Box 128, Pasadena, MD  21122; Drive up and drop off at the church.

SPECIAL PRAYER:  Let us continue to pray for those who are grieving, sick/shut-in, our national and local leaders, peace in Ukraine, the ceasing of gun violence, all children, those who are disenfranchised, the United Methodist Church, and the Mt. Zion family. Create in me a clean heart.