ADULT BIBLE STUDY || Adults are invited to join us for the newly launched Soul Oasis, Adult Bible Study on Wednesdays at 7pm in the Gathering Place. We will be studying the "Red Sea Rules." Pick-up a workbook to follow along with the class here:

ART OF MARRIAGE CLASS || Married couples are invited to join us on Wednesdays at 7pm in Room 239, beginning on January 23rd from the Art of Marriage Class. Below is the schedule of the upcoming classes:

February (The Art of Marriage - Family Life)
• February 20, 2019 - Love Dances - Fulfilling Our Responsibilities
• February 27, 2019 - Love Interrupted - Communication and Conflict
March (The Art of Marriage - Family Life)
• March 20, 2019 - Love Sizzles - Experiencing Real Intimacy
• March 27, 2019 - Love Always - Leaving a Lasting Legacy

Pick-up a workbook to follow along with the class here.

FREE TAX PREP || HCC offers FREE federal and state Income tax return preparation under the AARP Tax Aide program. This service is open to anyone, HCC members or not, who are elderly or have moderately low income. We have several counselors that work together on Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm to 8:30pm through April 9th. Appointments may be made by contacting Jay Hessey. Questions? Contact Jay Hessey at 410-315-7890 or

BASE CAMP || March 3rd, 10th and 17th from 10-11:15am in the CK Practice Room. For 4th-6th Graders. Registration packets available in the CK Chapel. Pre-registration is required.

WINTER BOND || February 24th at 11:30am. We are bringing the heat with a chili cook-off and salsa competition! We will have plenty of chili to eat, we just need you to RSVP and register online ahead of time. Visit

SINGLES 35+ - CANDLE MAKING CLASS || Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 at 7pm. *16 slots available on a first-come, first-served basis. 8 is the minimum required to reserve this class. * This was a big hit last time, so please consider joining us for a really unique event at Candles Off Main in Annapolis. We'll learn the art of candle making and make our own take-home 8 oz candle. Bring your own beverages and snacks. Normal cost is $35, but we're getting it for $18.50. You can also shop in their boutique and receive a 15% discount. Please TEXT or call your RSVP to Anna 301-526-4793.

50+ CLUB SOUPER SATURDAY || The 50+ Club is hosting a Souper Saturday event on March 9th from 12-3pm in the Gathering Place. Gather for homemade soup and sandwiches, and great fellowship of course! FREE event. Just sign-up starting February 17th so we can plan accordingly. Look for our table Sundays in the Ministry Center lobby during the In-Between Scene and at the Ministry Connection desk in the Sanctuary lobby 10am service. As our evangelism outreach, bring canned or dry packaged food for our Bread Pantry.

GRIEFSHARE || A 13 week, bible based support group/seminar for those grieving the death of a loved one. We are a very casual group and never pressure anyone to talk. We aim to provide a nurturing setting to help you walk through this most difficult journey. $15 fee includes workbook. The next session begins on March 11th and runs every Monday night for 13 weeks. For more information, contact LaDonna Watkins at 443-618-4456 or visit Griefshare online.

LADIES NIGHT OUT || All ladies are invited to just come and socialize in the Nexus Cafe on Friday, March 15th at 7pm. Appetizer foods will be served. If childcare is needed, please contact Joan Bowman.

SINGLES 35+ - DINNER AT CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL || Saturday, March 16th at 7pm. Join us for a great Italian meal at Carrabba's Italian Grill. Please RSVP by Thursday, March 14th, by texting (preferred method) or by calling Anna Piranian at 301-526-4793.

MOTHER DAUGHTER TEA || Mpact Girls Clubs invites Mothers & Daughters to attend their Mother-Daughter Tea hosted on Saturday, March 23rd from 1-3pm. RSVP by March 16th by emailing Kristie Sibell at

AMAZING GRACE ARAMINTA FREEDOM VOLUNTEER TRAINING || Araminta Freedom Volunteer Training hosted on Saturday, March 23rd from 8:15am-4pm in Community Hall 1. Araminta Freedom offers the opportunity for people to support their mission through volunteer training that awakens, equips, and mobilizes the Church and community in Maryland to end human trafficking through education, prevention, strategies and restorative survivor services. This is an all day class. Contact Althea Whieldon at

SINGLES 35+ - ANNAPOLIS OYSTER ROAST & SOCK BURNING || Saturday, March 23rd at Noon. Celebrate the Spring Equinox and the beginning of boating season each March by burning those nasty winter socks at the Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning. In a tradition dating back to the late-1970's , Annapolitans relieve themselves of the necessities of winter as the 'Ode to Equinox' is recited. Live music, shucking contest, exhibits, food & beverages available for purchase. General admission $25. Rain or Shine. RSVP to Anna 301-526-4793.

FIRST IMPRESSIONS TEAM SOCIAL || First Impression Team members, as well as anyone interested in joining, are invited to a social on Saturday, March 30th at 11:30am in the Gathering Place.  Questions or to RSVP, contact Catherine Ramsey at

ROYAL RANGERS PINEWOOD DERBY || The RR Pinewood Derby will be held Saturday, March 30th.  They will have a workday on Saturday, March 2nd. Royal Rangers leaders will be available with tools and patterns to help Derby participants build their cars. Questions? Contact Wayne Newton at

SINGLES 35+ - ‘HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME’ AT TOBY’S DINNER THEATRE || 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' @ Toby's Dinner Theatre - Saturday, March 30th at 5:45pm. Join us for another great show at Toby's Dinner Theatre. Please contact Anna Piranian to RSVP 301-526-4793.

SINGLES 35+ - LADES TOPIARY GARDENS || Saturday, April 6th at 10am. You need only meander through the 22 acres of gardens, tour the historic Manor House, visit the Butterfly House, or hike along the Nature Walk to appreciate the unique beauty and charm of internationally renowned, Ladew Gardens. Come visit and discover why Architect Digest named Ladew Gardens one of the "10 incredible topiary gardens around the world." Tickets: $18; for those 62+: $15. Please contact Anna Piranian to RSVP 301-526-4793.

50+ CLUB BBQ & HOE DOWN || The 50+ Club will host a BBQ and Hoe Down on May 4th at 12pm in Community Hall that will include delicious BBQ food, square dancing (Instruction given by a professional dance caller) and lots of fun and fellowship. Register and get your ticket for $10. Questions? Ask Sandy Zinck at

CHESAPEAKE BAY WORK CAMP || If you or someone you know is unable to afford repairs to their own home, and they live within a 30-minute drive of the HCC and also reside in Anne Arundel County may apply for repairs to be done during the Chesapeake Bay Work Camp this July.  Applications can be picked up at the Receptionist Desk in the Ministry Center Lobby at HCC. Completed applications may be sent to: Nichols-Bethel UMC, 1239 Murray Rd, Odenton, MD 21113 ATTN: Chesapeake Bay Workcamp.


Sundays  ||  THE ONE SERVICE  ||  Join together with the HCC Family for our worship service, weekly on Sundays at 10am in the Sanctuary. Community Kids meet at 10am in the Children’s Wing and Zealous Students meet at 10am in the Zealous Lounge, in the Ministtry Center. Ministerio Hispano meets at 10am in Community Hall 1 of the Ministry Center.

Sundays  ||  SINGLES 40+ LIFE GROUP  ||  Sundays, from 11:30am-12:45pm, a new Life Group is available for Single Adults over age 40.  Come check it out in Room 238 and decide if you'd like to participate.  Contact for more information. 

Mondays  ||  MEN'S BIBLE STUDY

Men of any age come together to study the Word of God on Mondays throughout 2017 from 7pm-8:30pm in Room 239.  For more information, contact Daryl Wilson.

Mondays || ESOL - English for Speakers of Other Languages

[Starts on February 4th, 2019] The English as a Second Language (ESOL) classes meet weekly on Mondays in Room 237. They are open to those whose first language is not English and who want to improve their English writing, reading, speaking and listening skills. The classes are multi-level and cover a variety of topics. The classes will be every Monday night starting February 4 for 10 weeks. Questions? Contact Jamie Harris.


Mondays ||  ZUMBA

1-hour Zumba based Praise and Worship workout. Every Monday in the Music Room from 6:00pm to 7:45pm beginning February 4th ending on March 25th. Open to all ladies. Love offering $5 for adults $2.50 for girls ages 10-17. No child care provided. Eight week session begins February 4th. Questions? Contact Althea Whieldon


Tuesdays  ||  VOLLEYBALL

Volleyball is an Adult Coed group of volleyball enthusiasts that meet from 6:30 – 8:30/9:00 pm on Tuesday nights. We play pick up games of loosely organized volleyball on two courts in Grand Hall 2 & 3. We are open to anyone from High School up through AARP certified. We do ask that you have basic volleyball skills (pass, set, spike) with a willingness to work on improving your skills, a reasonable knowledge of the game, and the physical ability to play the game. The level of play is well beyond the just for fun, backyard, slap the ball around kind of game, but still a little short of organized, competitive, indoor volleyball. If you are interested in exploring possible participation in Tuesday Night Volleyball, you can contact Pastor Cary Sharpe by phone at 410.551.8500 ext 1208. Or you could just flag him down and ask him about it at church. He loves to talk about volleyball!


Tuesdays  ||  DIVORCE CARE

[Starting February 12th, 2019] Divorce Care is a DVD driven discussion group for anyone who has been divorced, will be, or is separated and it meets in Room 239 weekly on Tuesdays. Cost is $15 for a work book; pay when you can. The session runs for 13 weeks. You can attend any Tuesday. Sessions are stand alone/distinct. Led by Pete and Diana Barden. Visit for more info.

Tuesdays  ||  GRIEFSHARE

[Starts March 12th, 2019] Mondays at 6:30pm in Room 237, Griefshare is a 13 week, bible based support group/seminar for those grieving the death of a loved one. We are a very casual group and never pressure anyone to talk. We aim to provide a nurturing setting to help you walk through this most difficult journey. $15 fee includes workbook. For more information, contact LaDonna Watkins at 443-618-4456.



*2nd Tuesday of each month* You are invited to a meeting to unite with concerned individuals in our area who are outside the HCC community as we seek to end slavery, protect the vulnerable and restore the lives of those impacted by this crime. Join us on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Conference Room.  *4th Sunday of the month* meetings are for the Amazing Grace team members. Questions? Contact Althea Whieldon.



The Ladies Ministry meets for it’s weekly Bible Study at 7pm in the Nexus Cafe. The Soul Oasis Adult Bible Study meets weekly at 7pm in The Gathering Place. The Hispanic Adult Bible Study meets weekly at 7pm in Room 237.


Nursery care is provided. Mpact Girls Clubs and Royal Rangers meet weekly at 7pm in the Community Kids Wing.


Zealous Students in 6th-12th Grade meet in the Zealous Lounge at 6:30pm for their Z-Night.



We have two Young Adult Life Groups that meet weekly on Thursdays at 7pm in Severn. Our gatherings typically include food, conversation, bible study and prayer. 






Homeless clothes drive: Items needed, gently used coats, socks, blankets and sweaters. All ages, male and female. Place items in the boxes in the narthex of the church and ministry center. For more information, contact Linda Rudisill at 410.969.1361.


School is back in session!!! Our back pack program is in need of food to help the 52 children we help every weekend with food. Our closet is empty. Please consider getting some extra non-perishable kid type food for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack. Please place in bread pantry containers around the campus.

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