Magothy church group to offer old-fashioned chicken dinner

NEIGHBORS

September 27, 1996|By Peg Adamarczyk | Peg Adamarczyk,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

ANOTHER GLORIOUS fall season awaits us this year, if we can make it through the hurricane season undrenched. Of course then we face an early, frigid, snowy winter, according to the folks at the Hagerstown Almanac.

It's enough to make a person want to move south. No, more of a chance of hurricanes.

West? Earthquakes, thanks, but no thanks -- I shake enough on my own.

North? Does the phrase "moving from the frying pan into the fire" ring a bell?

Smack dab in the middle? Floods, tornadoes, and cold. Oh, my.

I guess the best option is to stay right where I am. At least I know where to put my hands on an emergency supply of bread, milk, and toilet paper when the need arises.

Church dinner

The United Methodist Men of Magothy United Methodist Church, 3703 Mountain Road, will be cooking and serving an old-fashioned chicken dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow in the church's fellowship hall.

The cost is $7.50 for adults and $3.50 for children under age 12.

The menu features oven-fried chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes with gravy, coleslaw, apple sauce and dessert.

Proceeds will benefit the Upper Room Fund and other church projects.

Information: 255-2420.

Mission Sunday

Pasadena United Methodist Church will celebrate Mission Sunday this weekend with a focus on the denomination's China and Hong Kong mission.

Sam Wong, a founding member of the Chinese United Methodist Church in the Baltimore Washington Conference, will address the congregation at the 9: 30 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services.

He was a former member of the Cantonese Methodist Church in Singapore, and since immigrating here in 1968, has been involved in teaching, research writing and public services.

A Chinese food covered-dish luncheon will be held after the services. The church is at 61 Ritchie Highway. Information: 647-3090.

Lake Shore Democrats

The Lake Shore Democratic Club will have a fund-raiser from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the clubhouse.

Admission is $10 and includes a crab imperial dinner and beer.

Dance music will be provided by the group Reason.

G; The club is at 236 Maryland Ave. Information: 255-0135.

Library programs

Storytime, a free program of stories, crafts and music for preschoolers, has begun at the Mountain Road and Riviera Beach branches of the county library system.

Half-hour morning and evening sessions are scheduled each week. Parents or caregivers must accompany 2- and 3-year-olds.

Storytime will be held at both branches at 6: 45 p.m. Tuesdays and at 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 30.

With meeting rooms in short supply in the area, local nonprofit groups are reminded that the county library branches will take reservations for 1997 meeting room use, beginning Tuesday. Bookings will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

No charge is made for use of a room. For details, call the Mountain Road branch, 222-6699, or the Riviera Beach branch, 222-6285.

Pub Date: 9/26/96

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