An evening of hymns to hear, sing, sign

NEIGHBORS

March 03, 1995|By PEG ADAMARCZYK

Get into the spirit this Lenten season by attending the 10th annual Pasadena Cluster of United Methodist Churches Lenten choir concert and hymn sing/sign, starting at 6 p.m. Sunday at Pasadena United Methodist Church, 61 Ritchie Highway.

Choirs from Asbury Town Neck, Community, Faith, Hall, John Wesley, Glen Burnie, Magothy, Mount Carmel, Mount Zion, and Pasadena United Methodist and Magothy United Methodist Church of the Deaf will be performing.

Admission is free, but an offering will be accepted.

"We have designated the Visually Impaired Athletes of Maryland Inc. to receive the donations from our concert," said George Fauth, a concert organizer. "The funds will help send several visually impaired youngsters to compete in track and field events sponsored by the Braille Institute in Los Angeles."

Visitors and participants are encouraged to bring finger foods and snacks to share during fellowship time after the concert.

For more details, call Mr. Fauth at 255-8338.

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Boy Scout Troop 412 will hold its annual spaghetti dinner from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4760 Mountain Road.

Tickets, available at the door, are $5. Children under six can eat for free.

The menu features meatballs and spaghetti, Italian bread, salad, beverage, and dessert.

Proceeds will be used for troop events. So come out and have a plate of pasta for a worthy cause.

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Hospice of the Chesapeake's Auxiliary will hold a luncheon meeting at the auxiliary president's home in Pasadena March 14.

Beverly Bassford, former executive director of the Hospice, will speak about the past, present and future of the hospice mission. There will be a free lunch after her presentation.

The auxiliary helps raise money for the hospice. Anyone interested in joining or learning more about the group is encouraged to attend.

For more details, call Barbara Davis at 255-9449.

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Boy Scout Troop 346, sponsored by Pasadena United Methodist Church, is seeking sponsors for its annual Lock-In, scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. March 11 at the church, on Ritchie Highway.

"The boys are asking family, friends, church members and the community for pledges," said Dick Watts, troop spokesman. "During their 24-hour marathon, they plan on refinishing the sanctuary doors, repainting an office, replacing light bulbs, and cleaning inside and outside of the church."

The money collected in pledges will be used to help fund troop camping trips, including a trip to Canada this summer.

To pledge or for more details, call Mr. Watts at 437-3409.

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St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 7859 Tick Neck Road, is sponsoring a six-session Lenten series on Wednesday evenings starting next week. The topics to be discussed include liturgical drama and prayer, icons and the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Those attending can begin the evening with a soup dinner, served at 6 p.m. in the church undercroft. A Holy Eucharist and healing service will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the Lenten program. Next week's program will feature the Covenant Players, a liturgical theater group.

For more information about the series, call the church at 255-1070.

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Joan Harris of Lake Shore Youth Baseball has issued an urgent call for all members to collect and turn in money due from the sale of pizza kits and the bull/oyster roast fund-raiser.

The group will accept money due from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the VFW post hall on Bayside Beach Road. "With our roast coming up on March 12 and the pizza orders ready to go, we need our families to turn in the money on Monday evening," Mrs. Harris said.

For questions or more details, call the LSYB hot line at 360-8428 or Mrs. Harris at 437-3707.

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