Intercristo offers help for job seekersTo help meet the...

RELIGION NOTES

November 29, 1996

Intercristo offers help for job seekers

To help meet the growing needs of job seekers and Christian ministries, Intercristo, the Christian Career Specialists, has its application process available on the Internet.

Applicants can access Intercristo's Personal Profile through their computers by visiting Intercristo's web site at www.halcyon.com/ico/.

The electronic application achieves the same results as Intercristo's mail-in application. After responding to questions on occupational interests, background and geographic preferences, the user will receive job leads with Christian ministries within days.

People who don't have Internet access but wish to receive more information may contact Intercristo at 1-800-426-1342.

Beth Israel plans a dinner-dance tomorrow

Beth Israel will hold a dinner-dance at 8 p.m. tomorrow to celebrate the congregation's 40th birthday.

Catering will be by Charles Levine Caterers and music will be provided by Freddie's Steven's Mixed Company. The synagogue at 3706 Crondall Lane, Owings Mills. Information: 654-0800.

World AIDS Day service in Baltimore set for Sunday

A World AIDS Day Candlelight Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

The service will be sponsored by H.E.R.O. and other community service and advocacy groups. The service will be held at Mount Vernon Place Methodist Church, at 10 E. Mount Vernon Place in Baltimore.

Christmas music program offered at the basilica

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary will play host to "An Afternoon of Christmas Music" at 3: 30 p.m. Sunday.

The music will be provided by the combined choirs of Basilica and the Santo Nino Council of the Knights of Columbus.

Under the direction of music director Erlinda Sijera Lachica, professional and amateur singers will come together during the concert. Tickets are $10. The shrine is at 408 N. Charles St., Baltimore.

Information: 727-3564.

Black law students group to sponsor a gospel supper

The Black Law Students Association will sponsor a gospel concert and church supper, featuring the University of Maryland College Park Gospel Choir, on Sunday.

The BLSA's 1996-1997 theme is "The Black Attorney Reaching Back to the Future." The BLSA invites all to join in a celebration of African-American heritage through renditions of Gospel music, poetry and prose.

The event will take place at Sharp Street Memorial United Methodist Church, Dolphin and Etting streets. Tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for children. Information: 837-4683.

Mount Vernon Place church plans a festival of carols

Mount Vernon Place United Methodist church will present its 24th annual festival of carols from 2: 45 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The festival begins with Chamber Society Elan Brass Quintet.

The program will feature The Alleluias, Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Choir, and other caroling performers.

A $6 dollar donation is asked.

Proceeds will benefit Santa Claus Anonymous.

St. Paul's church to hold installation of senior pastor

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Glen Burnie announces the Installation Service of the Rev. Richard Izzard as its new senior pastor at 4 p.m. Sunday.

The service will take place at the church, 308 Oak Manor Drive in Glen Burnie. A reception will be held in the Church's Fellowship Hall after the service.

The community is invited to attend the Installation Service and reception.

Izzard resides in Westwood, N.J., with his wife. After the move to Maryland, they will reside in Severna Park.

Information: 766-2283.

Church leaders conference convening in Hagerstown

An Adventure in Training Conference for Church Leaders all across the region will convene at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Nazarene, 141 N. Edgewood Drive in Hagerstown.

Pastors and lay leaders representing dozens of denominations will gather for a half-day of orientation on the 1997 50-day Spiritual Adventure, "The Church You've Always Longed For: What You Can Do to Make It Happen."

Pastors and lay leaders seeking more information, or wishing to register, should call 1-800-224-2735.

Benefit concert scheduled for displaced plant workers

The Central Maryland Ecumenical Council will present a concert to benefit displaced workers who have lost their jobs as a result of plant closings in Baltimore City and Western Maryland.

The event will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday at New Shiloh Baptist Church, 2100 N. Monroe St. in West Baltimore.

The concert will feature the talent of nationally renowned gospel vocalist Sherry Hunt, a native of Baltimore. An offering will be taken during the concert, and financial sponsorships before the concert will be accepted.

The goal of the concert is to raise $60,000 to aid employees who have lost their jobs through plant closings such as Bausch and Lomb in Garrett County and Procter & Gamble Co. in Baltimore City.

Information: 467-6194

Hebrew University plans a Hanukkah party Thursday

Baltimore Hebrew University is sponsoring a Hanukkah party for the general public, which has drawn hundreds of adults and children in previous years.

The event will be held at 7: 30 p.m. Thursday at the university, 5800 Park Heights Ave.

More than 100 adults and children are expected to attend.

Information: 578-6934.

Pub Date: 11/29/96

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