Churches seek canned goods at Thanksgiving service NORTH COUNTY--Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey


November 23, 1992|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

Two area churches are asking those who are attending services on Thanksgiving Day to bring canned goods which will be given to the needy.


A Eucharist will be celebrated at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church at 9 a.m.

There will be special music, and worshipers are asked to bring canned foods for the North County Emergency Outreach Network food pantry. Following the Eucharist, there will be a fellowship hour with coffee, cider and doughnuts.

The church is off West Maple and Hammonds Ferry roads. For more information, call the parish office at 859-5633.


Linthicum Baptist Church will have a Thanksgiving Day service at 10 a.m. The congregation is asked to bring No. 10 cans of vegetables for the Helping Up Mission in Baltimore.

The church is at 611 South Camp Meade Road. Donald Emge is pastor.

Regular services are: Sunday School 9:45 a.m., worship services 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

For more information, call the church office at 766-0204, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


The Notables, entertainment troupe from the American Association of Retired Persons 3850, will entertain at the Jessup Elementary School for Grandparents Day, Wednesday.

Programs are scheduled for 10 and 10:30 a.m.


If you do not use your fallen leaves for compost, the county will help you dispose of them. Saturday and Sunday are the last two days for the Anne Arundel County leaf collection service.

The rules are: Leaf pickup must be scheduled by phone; there is no limit on the number of bags, but they must be bagged and tied. There is, however, a 40-pound weight limit per bag.

To schedule a pickup, call 222-6183, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., or Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


There will be an important meeting at North County High School at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow to discuss the lack of school nurses in county schools. All interested parents and teachers are urged to attend.


Four band students have been selected to represent North County High School in the school district's All-County Orchestra.

The students are: Krissie Walker, flute; N'Dinga Gabo, trombone; Gary Nesselroad, tuba; and Jonathan Menikheim, percussion.

They are practicing with the All-County Orchestra in preparation for the 3 p.m. concert on Sunday, Dec. 13 at Chesapeake Senior High School. The public is invited.

Tickets are $2, available at the door.

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