A weekend to honor Rev. Turner


May 11, 1994|By LARRY STURGILL

The Rev. Robert A. Turner has just completed his first year as pastor of St. John Baptist Church, in the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center. In celebration of this anniversary, the church has planned a weekend of services.

On Saturday, at 5 p.m., evangelist Floyd K. Sandifer, founder of Rejoice Music Ministry and associate minister at Harlem Tabernacle in New York, will present an inspirational message and musical tribute to Dr. Turner.

Members of the St. John Church family and friends will also offer salutes and tributes.

On Sunday, the 11:45 a.m. service will feature the Rev. Cornelius Williams, pastor of Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church of Pittsburgh.

The Sixth Mount Zion Choirs will perform.

The Men's Choir of St. John Baptist Church will also participate in the service.

For additional information, contact Sylvia Cooke-Groce at 381-1292.


"Rules of the Money Game: How to Prepare a Road Map to Reach Your Financial Destiny" is the intriguing title of a free lecture offered at Kahler Hall in Harper's Choice Village Center at 7:30 p.m. May 19.

John Worley, a CPA and auditor for the U.S. government, will present the lecture, which will cover topics such as debt, risk management, taxes, inability to save and how to accumulate net worth.

The information is important for individuals and owners of small businesses, and will stress how to properly analyze financial problems and plan strategies to prevent and overcome them.

For additional information or to register, call Cyndie Cota at 730-0770.


Last year, the first annual Wine in the Woods was an overwhelming success and received rave reviews from those who attended. This year promises to be even better.

On Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Symphony Woods will be filled with music, the aromas of delicious food and colorful arts and crafts displays.

But the main feature is the opportunity to sample wines from Maryland's best vineyards.

The admission fee is $13 for adults, which includes a souvenir wine glass and coupons for 10 wine samples. Tickets for visitors ages 3 to 20 are $5. Children under 2 are admitted free.

An adult designated driver program will be available.

For additional information, call the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks at 313-2762.


Young people 7 to 15 will have an opportunity to develop their performance skills in this summer's Camp of the Arts at Slayton House in Wilde Lake Village Center.

Although all three sessions of the theatrical arts camp are nearly full, Sharon Lea, camp coordinator, says several openings are available in each of the sessions.

Session I is two weeks, from June 20 to July 1. The cost is $150.

Sessions II and III are three weeks

long, running July 6-22 and July 25-Aug. 12.

The cost is $225 per session, and a $35 registration fee.

Before and after session care is available.

For additional information, or to register, call Ms. Lea at 730-3987.


A sure sign that summer is rapidly approaching is the call for young swimmers to join the Wilde Lake Swim Team. Team membership is open to all children through age 18.

Practice is scheduled to begin June 1 at all three Wilde Lake BTC neighborhood pools.

Registration forms are available at Slayton House and the Swim Center in Wilde Lake Village Center.

For more information, call Aquatics at 312-6332.

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