Shepherd's Table offers food, fellowship at St. Luke's Lutheran


November 25, 1993|By MICHELLE HOFFMAN

A hot meal and an hour of fellowship is what members of St. Luke's Lutheran (Winter's) Church will bring to the dinner table tomorrow.

From noon to 1 p.m., church members will serve meatloaf, parsley potatoes, green beans, dessert and coffee to hungry Carroll countians in the hall of the Westminster United Methodist Church.

Charlotte Mullich, coordinator of the St. Luke's Shepherd's Table Committee, chose the menu because it was "nutritious and easy to make."

She and other committee members have worked together for the past month to prepare enough food for the anticipated 80 people they will serve. The group has also toured similar dining halls to learn how to operate their own. Members of the group include Mr. and Mrs. Orville Wunderlich, Vicky Plank, Roger Schnell, Mr. and Mrs. Randall Schuman, Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Boyles, Theresa Hibbert, Nancy Harter and Fred Mullich.

Elwood Myers, owner of Jubilee Foods in Union Bridge, has donated bakery items for the meal.

The Shepherd's Table is sponsored by the Shepherd's Staff, a "cooperative ministry of Westminster area churches," said Linda Sterner, who coordinates the Friday meals.

Each week, one of 10 participating local churches will serve a free meal at the Westminster United Methodist Church. The other churches in this effort include: Krider's United Church of Christ, Grace Lutheran Church, St. John's Lutheran Church, Westminster Church of Christ, Westminster Baptist Church, Westminster Church of God and New Life Foursquare Gospel Church, all in the Westminster area, and Faith Lutheran Church and St. Joseph Catholic Community of Eldersburg.


Northwest Middle School recognized 170 students for their hard work at Honors Reception Tuesday.

Fifty-three sixth-graders, 72 seventh-graders and 45 eighth-graders received all As and Bs for the first marking term and were given certificates of excellence from the School

Improvement Team and a button proclaiming "honor roll" from the PTO.

Congratulations, students!


A display of antique envelopes at the New Windsor Post Office will continue until next Tuesday.

Two glass showcases house the postal envelopes, the oldest of which is dated 1874. Some of the envelopes have special anniversary dates. The colors on the postal seal denote the value of the envelope.

When you view the collection, you will be able to trace the history and monetary evolution of postage from a penny in 1874 to 29 cents today.


The Union Bridge Volunteer Fire Company is holding its fifth annual Christmas Mart from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

More than 50 vendors will be selling their wares, including jewelry, pillows, toys, woodcrafts, floral arrangements, ceramics, tole painting, wreaths and needlepoint in the activities hall and the equipment bay.

Santa Claus will visit the hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parents may take pictures of their children with Santa. A professional photographer will not be available.

Take a break from shopping to enjoy a lunch of fried chicken, barbecue sandwiches, french fries, and various soups, pies and cakes. A bake table sponsored by the fire company and its ladies auxiliary also will be available.

Vendors will donate prizes to be raffled throughout the day.

Proceeds from the Christmas Mart will benefit the fire company.


St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Taneytown will hold its fifth annual Christmas Star bazaar from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Enjoy various arts and crafts, a kiddie corner, homemade country food, Santa's Secret Gift Shop, raffles, a white elephant table and fresh baked goods.

The church is at 44 Frederick Street in Taneytown.

Vendor tables are still available. For information, call 751-1729, 756-6758 or 756-4089.

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