Clergy organizes procession for community on Good Friday


March 31, 1996|By Rosalie Falter | Rosalie Falter,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

A COMMUNITY Ceremonial Procession of the Cross, organized by the Linthicum Area Clergy Group, will take place from noon to 1: 30 p.m. Good Friday.

The procession will start at St. Philip Neri Church and stop at Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church and St. Christopher's Episcopal Church before concluding at St. John Lutheran Church's community field.

Members of the churches will carry a wooden cross, and brief acts of worship will take place at each church. The cross will stand on the community field through Easter Week. The event will take place rain or shine.

Easter week services

Our neighborhood churches have announced Holy Week and Easter services.

St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, , Marydell Road off West Maple Road: Today, tomorrow and Wednesday, Eucharist, noon. Maundy Thursday, Eucharist, noon; re-enactment of Last Supper, 6 p.m.; and Stripping of the Altar, 8 p.m. Good Friday, liturgy, noon; Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m.; and All Night Vigil, after 7 p.m. service. Holy Saturday, Daily Office at noon. Easter Sunday, Festival Holy Eucharist, 8 a.m. and 10: 30 a.m.

Ferndale United Methodist Church, 117 Ferndale Road: Maundy Thursday, sacrificial meal of soup and bread, 6: 30 p.m.; Service of Holy Communion and Peter's Monologue, afterward. Good Friday, church open for prayer from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Easter Sunday, early worship service, 8 a.m.; Sunday school, 9: 15 a.m.; and worship service, 10: 30 a.m.

Linthicum Heights United Methodist Church, 200 School Lane: Holy Thursday services, Holy Communion in Holly Run Chapel, 10 a.m.; and Holy Communion in the sanctuary, 7: 30 p.m. Good Friday, services in the sanctuary, 7: 30 p.m. Easter Sunday, sunrise service at Benton Park,6: 30 a.m.; and worship services in the sanctuary, 8: 30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

St. Philip Neri Church, 6405 Orchard Road: Today and tomorrow, Mass, 6: 30 a.m. and 9 a.m.; Mass and a Communal Liturgy of Reconciliation, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Mass, 6: 30 a.m. and 9 a.m.; Communal Liturgy of Reconciliation, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and after 7 p.m. Mass. Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord's Supper, Procession with the Blessed Sacrament to the Repository and Adoration until midnight. Good Friday, Stations of the Cross and the beginning of the Community Ceremonial Procession of the Cross through Linthicum at noon. Holy Saturday, Blessing of Food Baskets, 1 p.m.; First Mass of Easter with Blessing of New Fire and reception for new members, 7: 30 p.m. Easter Sunday, Mass, 8 a.m., 9: 30 a.m. (folk), 11 a.m. (choir) and 12: 30 p.m.

St. John Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road: Maundy Thursday, Service of Holy Communion, 11 a.m. and 7: 30 p.m. Good Friday, chapel open during the day for prayer and meditation; Tenebrae service, 7: 30 p.m. Easter Sunday, sunrise service with Holy Communion, 6: 30 a.m.; worship service in celebration of the resurrection and meaning of the empty tomb, 8: 15 a.m.; Sunday school, 9: 30 a.m.. for all ages; festive service with music and Holy Communion, 11 a.m.

Spring planting

How do you get the soil ready for spring planting?

Doris Creamer and Richard Hood will answer this question at the Friendly Thyme Herb Club meeting at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ferndale-Linthicum Senior Center.

Guests and prospective members are welcome.

For information, call 969-3025.

Scout outing

Boy Scout Troop 550, sponsored by the Linthicum Elementary School PTA, recently spent a weekend at Camp Horseshoe in Pennsylvania.

Scouts and adult leaders participated in a troop rifle shoot and took a seven-mile hike to prepare themselves for an Appalachian Trail trek. The weekend also allowed the Tenderfoot Scouts to complete their hiking and orienteering requirements for their Second Class rank.

During the weekend, Scout Challi Kim earned his Toten Chip card, which allows him to carry and use his knife on troop camping trips.

Cory Senter, a Webelo Cub Scout from Pack 843, completed his Arrow of Light Award requirements.

The weekend outing was led by Senior Patrol Leader Eli Senter. Scouts Michael Eduvgen, John Henkle, Challi Kim, Sean Jennings, Luke Rittenhouse, John Rouse, Daniel Seven, Chad Smith and David Starr participated.

Scoutmaster Bruce Henkle and Assistant Scoutmasters Larry Jennings, John McCarthy, Phil Pitts, Brian Senter, Augie Severn and Chris Webb supervised the outing.

For more information about Troop 550, please call Joe Hyla at 766-8981.

Gridiron sign-ups

The Anne Arundel Gridiron Rebels will hold cheerleading and football registration at Harundale Mall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and April 13.

For cheerleading registration, a parent or legal guardian needs to bring their child's birth certificate. The fees are $50 for one child, $70 for two children and $90 for three children.

For information, call Lisa Phillips, 553-9465.

Football registration is open to children ages 7 to 15. Parents or a guardian must bring their child's original birth certificate and a copy. Fees are $50 for one child, $70 for two children and $90 for three.

For information, call Erin Harrison at 760-7527.

The Rebels All-Star Cheerleading Squad took first place March 2 in the Junior All-Star Division of the Maryland-Washington Classic competition held in Urbana.

Talk about arthritis

Dr. Larry Plotkin of the Glen Burnie Yalich Clinic will explain the causes and treatment of arthritis at the Thursday meeting of the Linthicum Heights chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons.

The speaker is scheduled for 1 p.m., with the business meeting afterward. The meeting will be at St. John Lutheran Church, 300 W. Maple Road. Information: at 789-1588.

Pub Date: 3/31/96

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