Church to celebrate, dedicate building WEST COUNTY Crofton * Odenton * Fort Meade * Gambrills


November 10, 1992|By SUE HALLER

Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church will dedicate a new education building and celebrate its 25th anniversary during the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday.

The new facility has four classrooms and will provide much-needed space for Sunday morning church school as well as meeting space for church groups and community organizations during the week.

Former pastors, community representatives and representatives of the Baltimore Presbytery and General Assembly will attend the dedication. Many former members who have moved away will be returning for the anniversary celebration.

The community is invited.

Church school will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the new building. A light lunch will be served after the service. The church is at 1657 Crofton Parkway. Information: 721-2313.


With one week left in the county soccer season, we have some good news to report. The Crofton girls Division I team won the Gambrills-Odenton tournament and is well on its way to winning the county title.

The Crofton Athletic Council and the soccer program would like to congratulate coach Jack Mannix and players Kerry Anderson, Bobbie Banchero, Brooke Belka, Shelly Boarman, Melissa Coakley, Elizabeth Creighton, Jeannie Dierker, Julia Drum, Sara Fannon, Stacey Fannon, Cherly Felsentrager, Kristin Hunter, Katie Mannix, Toby McIntire, Amy Plourde, Sharon Ridgeway, Brittany Sondberg and Keyana Washington.


Sunday, between noon and 4 p.m., families can help clean up the grounds around Crofton Woods Elementary School, off Urby Drive and Crofton Parkway. Participants should bring brooms, rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows and work gloves to help in the cleanup effort.

Information: call Charlie Potok, 721-8967 or Tom Rennie, 721-6096.


The county Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor classes for adults and teens beginning next week. Classes will be offered at Crofton Woods, Four Seasons, and Odenton elementary schools, and Crofton Middle and Meade High schools.

Information: 222-3600.


The Crofton Community United Methodist Church will have its Harvest Bake Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 21. Homemade baked and canned goods, Buck-eye candy and a small table of crafts will be featured. The church is on Riedel Road.


A wreath and garland sale to benefit the American Cancer Society is now under way. Deadline for orders is Nov. 20.

Wreaths come decorated with red berries and pine cones or plain. Prices are: 20-inch, undecorated, $12; 20-inch, decorated, $15; 30-inch, undecorated, $18; and 30-inch, decorated, $22. Decorations include red berries and pine cones. Fifteen-foot garlands are $20.

Wreaths may be picked up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5 at the Discovery Shop, Bowie Plaza Shopping Center, 6904 Laurel-Bowie Road.

For information or to place an order, call 261-6000 or 721-4304.


"Healing Journey" is an ecumenical weekly support group for adults whose spouses have died. Meetings are held at 6:45 p.m. each Wednesday in the fellowship hall of the Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church. Information: 721-2313.


C.H.A.D.D. of Anne Arundel County, a support group for parents of Children with Attention Deficit Disorders, will hold its annual "Bring Your Teacher Night" at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Kenneth Burlingame, psychologist for county schools, will present "A Classroom Management Strategy for ADHD children: the Good News Program."

The meeting will be at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1370 Defense Highway, Route 450. For information, call 721-5376 or 721-2468.

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