Pastor From Yugoslavia To Speak At Gambrills Church

Neighbors/Odenton, Ft. Meade, Gambrills

May 29, 1991|By Vicki Wellford

Zlatko Vidachich, associate pastor of the Bethany Fellowship in Zagreb, Yugoslavia, will be speaking at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Faith Community Church in Gambrills.

Reach and Teach Ministries has invitedVidachich to present his vision for Yugoslavia.

Vidachich was a member of the Yugoslavia Communist Party. In November 1980, he became a Christian and renounced his communism and atheism.

The Faith Community Church is on Route 3 North at Waugh Chapel Road. For further information, call Ed Regensburg, pastor, at 672-3698.


Fort Meade's Cub Scout Pack 378, sponsored by the 704th Military Intelligence Brigade, will have its monthly pack meeting at 7 p.m. tomorrow at West Meade Elementary School on Ray Street.

Formore information, contact Jon Grega, 674-4630.


Archbishop Keough Council, Knights of Columbus, had its annual election last week and re-instated Grand Knight Rich Walz and Deputy Grand Knight John Meinhardt.

Other officers chosen for 1991-1992 are John McLaughlin,chancellor; Robert Garrick, warden; Joseph Snook, recorder; Thomas Bresnahan, treasurer; Charles Spiglemire III, advocate; Mark Ryan and Dave Wallace, inside guards; and Thomas Newcomb, outside guard.

Trustees elected were Raymond Chase, Joseph Pfeiffer and Arthur Wheatcraft. Walz and Meinhardt were named delegates to the state convention,with McLaughlin and Garrick designated alternates.

Walz received several awards at the recent state Knights of Columbus convention in Ocean City for the organization's achievements in the areas of council, community and membership.

Installation ceremonies are scheduledafter the 5 p.m. Mass at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on July 13.

After his election, Walz named the following members to the appointive offices: the Rev. Thomas Schmidt, pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, chaplain; Ed Wyrus, financial secretary; and Tim Geary, lecturer.


A four-part seminar, "Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement," will be conducted at the O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, Odenton.

Subjects include how to generate a steady income, protect your

assets from erosion, minimize taxes and provide a secure retirement for yourself and your spouse. Participants willreceive a confidential personal financial plan, workbook and home study materials.

The seminar is designed for retired individuals, couples and those planning on retiring in the next five to 10 years. The instructor is a certified financial planner. No products or services will be promoted.

The seminar is scheduled for consecutive Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 9 p.m., beginning June 5.

A $29 fee covers the cost of instruction and all materials for a couple or individual. To register or receive additional information, call 222-6227 or 621-9515.


St. Joseph's Catholic Church

witnessed a joyous occasion on Mother's Day: the first Mass celebrated by the Rev. Daniel Mark Francis, who was ordained to the priesthood the previous dayat the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.

The Rev. Kevin R. Murray, also of the congregation and who was ordained fiveyears ago, was the homilist. Murray and Francis are the only two menfrom the Odenton parish to become priests.

Murray is associate pastor at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Francis hasbeen assigned to St. Cecilia's Church in the Spanish Harlem area of New York City.

As a seminarian, Francis served in South America and became fluent in Spanish.

The recently installed carillon chimesat St. Joseph's were used to mark the two-day weekend celebration.


A summer reading program, "Be a STAR (Super Terrific Amazing Reader)," is being sponsored by the county public libraries.

This program is open to all children entering grades one through six in thefall, with special events planned for preschoolers.

The program runs from June 17 to July 27 at all library branches. They include theOden

ton Library, 1270 Odenton Road, 222-6277; Provinces Branch at 2624 Annapolis Road (Route 175), 222-6280; or the Crofton Library, 1657 Crofton Centre, 222-7915.

Registration is required and can bedone at any branch. To become a STAR, pick up a starter kit when youregister. At home, record the books you read on the back of your logbook. Parents of preschoolers may record books read to them.

A grand prize -- free passes to the Maryland Science Center -- and other prizes will be awarded.

For more information, call your local branch for details.


The Fort Meade Retired officers' Wives Club has scheduled a trip to the Hawaiian Islands from July 18-27.

The group will fly from BWI Airport to Honolulu, Oahu, and sail aboard the S.S. Constitution to visit Kahului, Maui; Hiko and Kona, Hawaii; and Nawiliwili, Kauai.

Costs range from $1,916 per person for an inside cabin (Category I) to $2,294 for an outside cabin (Category D).

The trip is open to all ROWC members and friends of the military community.

For further information or to request a copy of cruise flier, please call Betty Juba, 721-2494.

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