St. John Lutheran Church to bid farewell as 'Vicar Tim' takes on new parish NORTH COUNTY -- Linthicum * Ferndale * Brooklyn Park * Pumphrey

NEIGHBORS

May 24, 1993|By ROSALIE M. FALTER

Members of St. John Lutheran Church will gather for a reception following the 11 a.m. service Sunday to bid farewell to Vicar Timothy J. Kielley.

Vicar Tim, as he is known, has been at St. John's since August 1991. He was to spend a year here gaining practical experience, a part of the training required by the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pa.

But, the parish asked him to continue ministering at St. John's, working part time while he completed his last year of seminary training. While here, he assisted the Rev. William F. R. Gilroy, pastor of St. John's.

Vicar Tim recently graduated from the seminary and will be ordained at the Synod Convention at Lebanon Valley College by Bishop Guy Edminston on June 12. Vicar Tim has been assigned to Paradise Lutheran Church in Thomasville, Pa., and will begin his duties there as assistant pastor on June 13.

Dr. Gilroy will preach at the Service of Installation at 3 p.m.

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The St. Philip Neri Parish School of Religion is accepting registrations for the 1993-94 school year.

Eligible children must be at least 3 years old by Dec. 31.

There are vacancies on all levels through 12th grade.

Registration is necessary for all students returning to the program in the fall.

Call 859-0249 or stop in the office to register.

* The Respect Life Committee of St. Philip Neri Parish is putting together a cookbook for children that will include family favorites. Salad, soup, main course, vegetable or dessert, the committee would like contributions of what your family likes best. Recipes children can easily prepare themselves are welcome, too.

If you want your recipe included in their cookbook put it in an envelope marked "cookbook" and drop it off at the rectory, or mail it to St. Philip Neri Church, 6405 Orchard Road, Linthicum 21090.

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Business people, professionals, community leaders or anyone willing to commit some time to raising money for worthwhile community projects may be interested in joining a Rotary Club that is being formed in the area.

A minimum of 25 people are needed in order for the group to be recognized by Rotary International.

Rotary Clubs sponsor events such as golf outings, crab feasts and carnivals to raise money for hospitals and public charities.

Organizational meetings are taking place at the Rose Restaurant every Wednesday. Meet for breakfast and social at 7:15 a.m. A business meeting follows from 7:40 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

Information: Ann Canty at 859-0200, or Richard Vogt at 766-1093.

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The General Federation of Woman's Clubs-Woman's Club of Linthicum Heights Inc., recently had its annual award luncheon and installation of new governors at Michael's Eighth Avenue.

The featured speaker was Terrill Gilleland, the Woman's Club representative to the three-day 1993 Hugh O'Brien Youth Seminar. Two state and 12 district awards won by the club in various categories were announced by Celeste Riddle, club president.

The five new governors are: Pat Barrows, Hilda Lanier, Joanne Owens, Fannie Robley and Eloise Vaughan. The carry-over governors are Pat Borsuk, Annabelle Bowers, Kathy Colvin, Marge Holmes and Jeanne Shaffer.

Members also celebrated the 100th birthday of Natalie Leach, a longtime member of the club.

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The Anne Arundel County Rebels will have cheerleading and football registration from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday and June 3. Space is limited. Parents should take a copy of their child's birth certificate and the $40 registration fee.

Information: the Rebels Hot Line at 636-2166.

* A summer basketball league for children 15 and under is being XTC organized by the Rebels. Teams will play at Sawmill Creek Park on Dorsey Road. First- and second-place trophies will be awarded. The cost is $260 a team.

Interested players or teams should call Ralph Burley at 760-0890, or the Rebels Hotline at 636-2166.

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