News and Events

News and Events

Proposed New Governance Structure
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  A Proposed New Governance Structure for Aldersgate In late April, Aldersgate’s pastors and lay leader wrote to the congregation about a proposed new governance structure for the church. On Sunday, May 21, two listening sessions were held, and the many insightful comments helped us sharpen how we talk about the proposed change and to
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This Week’s Reading
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This Week’s Reading May 26, 2017 The Professional Church Our current conversations about a new governance model for Aldersgate reminded me of an article that appeared in 2008 in the Alban Institute’s Congregations magazine, which I edited at the time. The article, “Beyond ‘Corporate:’ New Insights on Larger Churches,” by Alban consultant Susan Beaumont, helped
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Suffering and God
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Suffering and God: Theodicy for Dummies An online seminar with Dr. Eric Hall David King, our summer intern, will be doing an online seminar with Dr. Eric Hall beginning June 5 at 11:00 a.m. This is an online seminar, accessible from your computer or phone. Links and instructions for participating will be sent to those
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This Week at Aldersgate, May 26
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Read the May 26 edition of This Week at Aldersgate for all the latest events and announcements. You can listen to or watch all of our sermons at aldersgate.net/sermons/. If you don’t already receive This Week at Aldersgate in your email, subscribe today!      

Generation Change Class
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Generation Change: Do More with your Money A three-week course for college students and recent graduates Generation Change is three-part Bible study designed to lead young adults to a better understanding of God, themselves, and their money–and how it all works together. For three weeks in July, we’ll focus on Part 2 of the series:
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Summer Events for Kids
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Summer Events for Kids Evening Vacation Bible School June 25-29, 6:00-8:00 p.m. Join us as we adventure alongside some of our favorite Bible heroes and discover the qualities that make us truly heroic in God: Heart, Hope, Power, Courage, and Wisdom. We’ll use epic music, crafty crafts, heroic recreation, and fantastic Bible stories to help
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Easter 2017 Update
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  UPDATE FROM THE EXECUTIVE PASTOR EASTER 2017 This past fall a woman visited us for worship. She was in the last month of her first pregnancy and her husband was a patient in Johns Hopkins with brain cancer. She was looking for sanctuary. We baptized their little boy this Easter at 11:30. Such is
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Our Wellness Classes
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Wellness Classes at Aldersgate Aldersgate’s wellness program offers group fitness opportunities to the congregation and to the community at large. The classes are ongoing and they are a free gift from the church to the community. All are welcome to join class as long as their physician has given approval. Classes are taught by Judy
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Aldersgate Acolytes
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Aldersgate Acolytes Calling All 4th through 12th Graders We have expanded our acolyte age range to allow middle and high school students to serve and invite your 4th through 12th graders to participate. Acolyte service is welcome Saturdays at the 5:30 service and Sundays at the 8:30 and 11:15 services. Training will be provided if
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Summer Mission Trips
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Summer Mission Trips Guatemala Register now for our summer youth mission trip to Guatemala. Our trip to Guatemala for youth who have completed ninth grade and older and adults will be led by Jason and take place from July 20-27. We will continue our ongoing project to construct a secondary school in the Maya Highlands.
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