Frederick First Church of the Nazarene    Icon of the Church of the Nazarene

2018

Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Note: Events are at the Frederick First Church of the Nazarene unless otherwise specified.

January

  • 1: New Year's Day
  • 13: Men's breakfast at 8:00 a.m. 
  • 13: District Teen Bible Quiz at LifeStream Church, Waldorf, MD. 
  • 15: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 19:  Church Board Meeting at 6:30 p.m.
  • 20: Women's ministry gathering. Saturday at noon. Elections for Women's Ministry Council.  Please bring a friend, and a refreshment to share.
  • 20: Work and Witness organization meeting at Severn Grace Pointe Church of the Nazarene in Severn, MD. Strongly encouraged for all who are participating in the July mission trip. We will meet at the church at 8:45 a.m. and carpool.  Initial deposit is due January 20th.
  • 21: Sanctity of Life Sunday:  Let life shine in our community. Volunteer, donate, pray. Our congregation partners with CareNet to help share  God's love and meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those who walk through their doors.
  • 26-27:  Teen Festival of Life.  A celebration of God-given talents for all youth of the Mid-Atlantic District at Severn Grace Pointe Church of the Nazarene in Severn, MD.
  • 27:  Community Prayer Walk: Saturday at 1:00 p.m.  
  • 28:  Child Sponsorship Sunday. A table will be set up in the lobby with information on how you may sponsor a child. This event is sponsored by Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (NCM).

February

  • 3: Teen Bible Quiz at Gaithersburg Church of the Nazarene
  • 3:  Outdoor Show Outing.  Harrisburg, PA. Depart at 7:00 a.m.
  • 4: Annual SOUPer Bowl: Sunday, immediately after Worship Celebration, bring your favorite kind of soup or fixin's and join us for a meal together.  click here to see photos
  • 4: Deadline for submitting deposit for Work and Witness trip in July
  • 8: Last day to register for Mid-Atlantic District Layperson's Retreat without paying late fee.
  • 10: Men's Prayer Breakfast at 8:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. click here to see photos
  • 10: Baltimore Auto Show Trip.  We’ll leave the church at 11am.  Admission is $12, plus you’ll want to bring money for food.
  • 11:  Annual Church Elections:  Sunday following worship.
  • 13: Shrove Tuesday
  • 14: Ash Wednesday:  We will have an Ash Wednesday service to open the Lenten season of prayer, fasting, and repentance. The service will begin at 7:00 p.m. This will be followed by Bible studies for adults, youth, and children at 7:30.
  • 14: Valentine's Day
  • 17: "Spring" Cleaning (in the middle of winter.) click here to see photos
  • 19: Washington’s Birthday (Federal holiday)
  • 21Midweek Choir Rehearsals Resume – Wednesday, February 21st, 6:00 p.m. in preparation for Easter.  “Come, Christians, join to sing!”
  • 23Teen Ice Skating at Skate Frederick.  Depart Church at 7:45 p.m. through 10:15 p.m.
  • 23-25:  Mid-Atlantic District Layperson's Retreat, in Ocean City, MD. Wonderful time of inspiration, fellowship, and renewal. Click here for additional information and registration.  Register by February 8 to avoid late fee.
  • 24: Easter Choir Rehearsal at 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
  • 24: Women's Ministry Baby Shower at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Please bring a light snack to share and shower gifts for Jackie Yatich.
  • 25: Alabaster Offering box  Semi-Annual Alabaster Offering: Begin collecting your pocket money, search your cushions for loose change, and be ready to march your Alabaster box to the wooden church on the altar during our Sunday worship service. It’s fun to hear the change jingle as it is placed in the wooden church. If you need an Alabaster box, some are available in the Welcome Center or see Clara Swengosh. Cash and checks are also gladly accepted. Remember 100% giving to Alabaster Offering goes to building schools, churches, clinics, and other Nazarene buildings around the world. In 2016, nearly $2.5 million was donated through various Nazarene churches for Alabaster Offering. Thank you and bless you for giving.

March

  • 10Easter Choir Rehearsal at 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
  • 11: Daylight Savings Time starts (set clocks ahead one hour)
  • 24: Care Net’s Celebration of Life Banquet – scheduled for Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Clarion Inn Frederick Event Center, 5400 Holiday Drive, Frederick, MD. Doors will open at 5:00 with light hors d’oeuvres; seating will begin at 6:00 pm.  There will be a sign up sheet on the bulletin board for those who are interested in attending.  Individual tickets are $35, or ten of us could go together and a table would cost $325.  Read this flyer for additional details.
  • 25: Palm Sunday
  • 30: Good Friday
  • 31:  Easter Choir Rehearsal at 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

April

  • 1: Easter: Join us for a special service, which will include several songs from our musicians and choir.
  • 7-9Mission Advance: The Mid-Atlantic Nazarene District is sponsoring a three day Mission Advance, Saturday through Monday, at the Turf Valley Conference Center, 2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042. The agenda includes Saturday sessions for Nazarene Missions International (NMI) and Nazarene Youth International (NYI). 

May

  • 3: National Day of Prayer
  • 13: Mother's Day

June

  • 17: Father's Day

July

  • 4: Independence Day
  • 11-22: Work and Witness mission trip to Peru

August

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September

  • 3: Labor Day

October

  • 8: Columbus Day
  • 31: Halloween

November

  • 4: Daylight Savings Time ends (set clocks back an hour)
  • 6: Election Day
  • 11: Veteran's Day
  • 12: Veteran's Day (observed)
  • 22: Thanksgiving Day

December

  • 2: First Sunday of Advent
  • 24: Christmas Eve
  • 25:  Christmas Day
  • 31:  New Year's Eve

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