St. John's United Methodist Welcomes New Pastor

Neighbors/Glen Burnie

Clarence Davis Jr. Becomes New Leader Of Pumphrey Congregation

August 26, 1991|By Phyllis Flowers and Phyllis Lucas

Members of St. John's United Methodist Church and the community of Pumphrey are welcoming a new pastor, the Rev. Clarence Davis Jr.

Davis is the son of the Rev. and Mrs. Clarence Davis Sr. He graduated from Morgan State University with a bachelor's degree in music education. While in college, he met and married Gladys Wiggins. They have one daughter, Karen.

Davis worked for many years with the Social Security Administration, although he has worked closely with his church all his life.

It was not until after his early retirement that he enrolled in WesleySeminary and earned the master's degree.

The church is at 6019 Belle Grove Road in Pumphrey. Bible school begins at 10 a.m. and Sundayservice starts at 11:30 a.m. The doors of the church are always open, and everyone is welcomed to attend.

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The fall season has always been a time when nature dresses her trees in beautiful leaves of radiant colors.

Fashion gurus do an excellent job putting togetherthe right colors and makeup to enhance imagination about wardrobe and attitude. St. John's United Methodist Church would like to enhance your imagination also with a "Shades of Colors" fashion show and brunch.

The affair will be at the Guest Quarters Suite Hotel, near Baltimore-Washington International Airport, from 10 a.m. to 2:20 p.m., Oct. 12. Tickets are $22. For information, call 789-4390.

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Resurrection Lutheran Church, 601 Hammond's Lane, Brooklyn Park, is offering a preschool program beginning next month. The preschool offers twoclasses, three times a week, with each class limited to 15 children.

Classes are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, with a morning sessionfrom 9 to 11:30 a.m. and an afternoon session from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Children ages 3 and 4 will take part in many activities in a Christianenvironment.

Registration is in progress for the 1991-92 school year. For more information and application forms, call 789-0415.

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Harbor Hospital Center will offer "Infant and Child CPR and Safety: A Program for Parents" from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 8. The class will be conducted by nurses in Harbor Hospital Center's Pediatrics Unit who are certified by the American Heart Association.

The class will teach parents the basics of resuscitation of infants and children following a cardiac and/or respiratory arrest.

Space is limited and registration is required prior to Sept. 6. A fee of $10 per person, $15 per couple, will cover demonstration and education materials.

For registration information, call 347-3840.

Volunteers also are being sought to transport patients after their discharge from the hospital.Weekday positions are available. No experience is necessary. Wheelchair training is provided.

If you made a resolution to become involved in the community, or have some extra time or your hands, call Anne Heil, volunteer coordinator at 347-3478.

All volunteers receive free parking and shuttle service, meal tickets, a smock and a discounted pharmacy plan.

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It's not too late to register your son or daughter for the fall soccer outdoor intramural program at Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association.

Boys and girls ages 5-15 may continue to register for the intramural program, and children 8 to 15 alsomay register for the traveling team, by calling Dennis Barnes at 636-2575.

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North County High School news: An orientation program for new students is scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday in the school's cafeteria.

The agenda will include an introduction of the guidance staff, an overview of the the services available to students and parents, an explanation of opening day procedures, homeroom assignments and a tour of the building.

At the conclusion of the program, guidance staff members will be available to meet with students and parents.The school store will be open.

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The Glen Burnie Chapter of the YMCA will sponsor Sports Skills and a Gymnastics Program at Belle Grove Elementary School for children ages 6 to 12 from 2:45 to 4:45 p.m. beginning Sept. 10.

For more information about registration, call 761-1251.

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The Anne Arundel County Sun will not be published on Labor Day. Look for our column in the Tuesday, Sept. 3 edition.

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In conclusion, I would like to take a few lines and congratulate Starr Lucas, daughter of the other half of this Phyllis Team, whohas surpassed everyone's expectations on her recovery. After major surgery in May, which left her in a half-body cast, Starr received a plaque this summer from the YWCA for volunteering in the program's summer swimming program and teaching pre-schooler's swimming techniques.

See you Tuesday!

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