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Winter Schedule:
Sunday Schools     9:45
Worship  11:00

(September through May)

Summer Schedule:
Worship  10:00

(June through August)

6513 Queens Chapel Road
University Park, MD

Line Drawing of Riverdale Presbyterian Church
Contact Us:

Phone:  301-927-0477
FAX:    301-699-2156
e-mail:   [email protected]

Directions:  Our Church is located in University Park, West of Baltimore Boulevard (Rte. 1) and North of East-West Highway.  Look for signs on Baltimore Blvd. and Adelphi road.


Pastor  Dr. David McNeilly
Christian Educator Dr. Carolyn M. Fink
Music Director  Robert Zuber
Organist Gerald Piercey
Secretary Barbara Dunn
Records Secretary Veronica R. Murphy
Custodian Hugh E. Burton
Bell Choir Director Rees A. Richardson
Treasurer Carol Collins
This Sunday, June 13th, at Riverdale Presbyterian Church:

Our worship hour will remain at 10:00 am throughout the summer months.  The Deacons will begin to serve "Lemonade on the Lawn" following worship this Sunday.  Thanks to all who have volunteered to serve!

Dr. McNeilly will be in the pulpit this Sunday and the sermon title is:  "The Book of Acts:  Apollos" with Scripture taken from Acts 18:24 - 19:7.

Immediately following worship, there will be an Officer Training Session for newly elected Elders in the Church Parlor.  The training session will be concluded by noon.

Our Summer Youth Connection will begin this Sunday immediately following worship!  The youth will be going Paint Balling!  Parents please note:  if youth are to attend the youth activity, attendance at worship is required!

There will be an important Mission Trip Meeting held at 6:30 pm in the Educator's Office for youth who plan to attend the trip.

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Upcoming Events for the Congregation:

Summer Youth Connection activities begin the week of June 13th.  On Wednesday, June 16th, there will be an event for grades 4-6 at 7:00 pm at the Church.  At 8:00 pm on that same night, there will be an event for youth in grades 7 and up.  The theme for the SYC meetings on the 13th of June is "Story Telling." Parents please encourage your youth to attend, they will be glad you did!

Session will meet on Tuesday, June 15th, at 7:30 pm in the Church Parlor.  All newly elected Elders are encouraged to attend - though their official term will not begin until July 1st.

New Members will be received again during the month of June.  Anyone interested in joining Riverdale Presbyterian Church may call the office a 301  927 0477, or you may express your interest when registering your attendance at worship. 

Upcoming Events to Add to Your Calender:

-  on Saturday, June 19th, the Pastor will repeat the "Finding Our History" program that was held at     the Church Retreat;
-  on Sunday, June 20th, Deacon Training will follow worship and the Mission Committee will meet;
-  on Sunday, June 27th, Elders and Deacons wil be ordained/installed during 10:00 am worship.

TO REACH THE PASTOR:  In case of emergency or immediate need call 301-927-6240 and be sure to leave a message (messages are checked several times each day);  in general, the Pastor is in the Office on Monday, Wednesday and Friday  mornings and can be reached at 301-927-0047.  If the Pastor is not in, leave a message with the secretary and your message will be returned promptly!

All are encouraged to invite a friend or neighbor to join us for worship.  WELCOME BASKETS for new residents are in the narthex of the Church every week.

THANK-YOU to Ellen Williams  for building this web page!

Snow Closures:  Check this spot on Sunday mornings at 8:00 am for cancelations.

Future Communion dates for 2004 are:  
   Sunday, August 1st
   Sunday, October 3rd (World Wide Communion)
   November 28th, (First Sunday of Advent)

Choirs:  Our Youth, Bell and Chancel Choirs will not be singing over the summer months.  Practices will bagin again in September.  Thank-you to all of our fine musicians who have shared their gifts with us!  Thanks, also, to the soloists who will be providing us with special music in the summer to come!  

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