Thanksgiving worship set

NEIGHBORS

November 24, 1996|By Phyllis Lucas | Phyllis Lucas,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

MANY PEOPLE are starting to count the shopping days left until Christmas, but let's not forget that before that great holiday is another very important one. Thanksgiving Day. Take time this Thanksgiving Day to reflect on all the things we have to be thankful for, things that we take for granted every day -- country, family, friends and health.

Don't wait until it is too late to say thank you to those who deserve some thanks.

The Ministerial Alliance in Brooklyn and Curtis Bay is sponsoring a community worship service at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Lutheran Church, 226 Washburn Ave.

The St. John's choir will sing a Thanksgiving Cantata entitled "Come, Ye Thankful People." Members of other congregations will participate.

Everyone is invited to attend and is asked to bring an offering of canned or boxed food for distribution to the needy. Information: 355-7295.

Christmas concert

Want to get into the holiday spirit with some great music? The Arundel Singers, a group of talented and enthusiastic singers, will present a Christmas concert at 3 p.m. Dec. 1 at Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave.

Hear favorite holiday oldies and some new tunes. Donations will be accepted.

The Notables to entertain

Brooklyn Methodist Church, Fourth St. and Pontiac Ave., will sponsor a dinner and Christmas music program at 6: 30 p.m. Dec. 7. Entertainment will be provided by the Notables, a song and dance troupe. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and younger. Doors will open at 6 p.m.

Information or to reserve tickets: 355-8740.

Diabetes information

November is National Diabetes month. Harbor Hospital Center is offering free brochures about diabetes care and complications To receive these brochures, call 347-2563.

Fruitcakes for sale

Fruitcake anyone? The United Methodist Women of Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave., is selling 3-pound, Benson boxed fruitcakes for $9 each. Also being sold ** are 7-ounce bottles of Happy Home Vanilla for $2 each and 8-ounce bottles of Superior Vanilla Butter & Nut Flavor for $3 each.

To place orders 789-3688.

Free arts classes

The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks will offer free arts and crafts classes to elementary school children at Brooklyn Park Elementary School, 200 14th Ave., starting Dec. 3.

Classes for children in grades 4 through 6 are scheduled from 3: 20 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays. Classes for children in kindergarten through third grade are scheduled from 3: 20 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Dec. 5. The classes are to run for eight weeks. Supplies and materials are provided.

Information or to register: 222-7313.

For moms and tots

The county Department of Health and the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County is sponsoring a program called Moms and Tots at 10 a.m. Wednesdays at the Brooklyn Heights United Methodist Church, 110 Townsend Ave.

The weekly program allows new and expectant mothers to discuss issues with a social worker and a registered nurse.

Pub Date: 11/24/96

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