United Methodist Church picnic to feature games, performers


July 23, 1996|By Vicki Wellford | Vicki Wellford,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

NICHOLS BETHEL United Methodist Church will hold an old-fashioned church picnic Saturday at Ruck's Shore on the Magothy.

Buses, with live entertainment aboard, will leave the church parking lot at 9: 30 a.m. and return at 6 p.m.

Hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks will be provided. Families are asked to bring salads and vegetables.

A limited number of picnic tables are on the property so plan to bring your own lawn chairs and umbrellas. Organized games and contests with prizes for all age groups will run throughout the day. Swimmers are asked to wear water shoes.

Information: (410) 674-2272.

Church picnic

Faith Community Church is having a picnic, at 6: 30 p.m., tomorrow to give a team of volunteers a proper send off.

The group of 15 teens and adults will be leaving Friday for Kissimmee, Fla., where they will take part in MOST -- Missions Opportunity Service Trip.

The volunteers on the 10-day trip will work at the headquarters of the Pioneers, a missionary and service organization.

The local teens and adults will work with the Pioneers staff to renovate the conference building, perform clerical duties, help in grounds maintenance and conduct services.

MOST team members are: Steve and Kristin Bond, Eric Diamond, Kevin Freeman, Tish Floyd, Sandy Gittins, Christopher BTC Hart, Josh Landis, Judy and Julie Miller, Ed, Sandy, Ben and Josh Regensburg and Joey Raymond.

The church is at 1306 Waugh Chapel Road in Gambrills.

Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Icon of Our Lady of Guadalupe, on a pilgrimage through Maryland as part of a nationwide tour from the Vatican, arrived at Archbishop Keough Council, Knights of Columbus, in Odenton on July 10.

The visit, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Maryland jurisdiction, coincided with a prayer vigil that included a living rosary and litany for life that was attended by more than 100 people.

George Murray of St. Joseph's Catholic Church and the local Columbian Order was master of ceremonies. Joe Pfeiffer conducting the rosary. Rich Walz, state chairman of the Icon, gave a brief description of its origin.

Pub Date: 7/23/96

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