Here’s what’s happening at Govans. You may also view events as a calendar, or check out past events.
Worship at Govans
Join us for worship in-person or online on Zoom and Facebook Live every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Music is provided by the Chancel Choir, organ, and the Govans Band. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for the Zoom link.
Annual Church Potluck Picnic
Annual Church Picnic is June 4 Join us June 4 after the combined service for our annual Potluck Church Picnic under the trees in the front yard. Bring a dish to share and enjoy spending time with the church family. The combined service will include the ordination and installation of our new Session members! You don’t want to miss it.
Everyone is welcome for a free community meal every Sunday – come for a meal or to volunteer, or both! Guests are encouraged to volunteer and volunteers are encouraged to eat! We are handing out take away meals from the church Peace Terrace between 4:30-5:30 p.m. Want to help? We need volunteers to prepare, serve, and clean up.
Govans/Knox Bible Study
Join us a noon on Wednesdays as we resume our study of the Book of Daniel. This is join Bible study between Govans and Knox Presbyterian Church. All are welcome! Email Pastor Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom or for more information.
Govans’ First Service music program and the Racial Justice Ministry in partnership with Knox Presbyterian will be presenting a FREE Juneteenth musical community celebration: Juneteenth Jubilee. This event is being organized by Jonathan Jensen, bassist for the award winning Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Lea Gilmore, First Service Music Director and Minister for Racial Justice and Multicultural Engagement. This multi-genre concert (classical, jazz, blues, gospel, spirituals, ragtime, folk, etc.) will feature music composed by or for African-American musicians. Admission is free. Email Lea Gilmore (email@example.com) for…
Visit to Harriet Tubman Birthplace and Museum
We will visit Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park where we will enjoy lunches (brought from home). From there we will visit Brodess Farm where Harriet was born into slavery and then make our way to Cambridge, Maryland where we will see the Harriet Tubman mural and visit the Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center before returning home. Email Minister Lea Gilmore (firstname.lastname@example.org) to RSVP.
The Practice of Prayer
Join Pastor Tom on Sunday morning for a special series, The Practice of Prayer. We will: Email email@example.com with questions
Introduction to Presbyterianism
Are you interested in joining Govans? You are encouraged to join Pastor Tom for a one hour class that will introduce Presbyterian theology and polity and review the core values we hold at Govans Presbyterian. RSVP to Pastor Tom (firstname.lastname@example.org)
At the Intersections: Black and LGBTQ+
As part of Govans’ celebration of Pride month, we are presenting a virtual conversation on June 26 at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. featuring a panel of experts who will share information and insights about the health and well-being of Americans who identify as Black and LGBTQ. According to the American Medical Association, about 40% of LGBTQ+ adults in the United States are people of color, including 12% who identify as Black. A recent report by the Williams Institute at UCLA found that Black adults…