Missionary to speak at St. Stephen's Reformed Episcopal Church


March 21, 2000|By Sherry Graham | Sherry Graham,SPECIAL TO THE SUN

"THE TEN WORDS that Will Change a Nation" will be the subject of a presentation by the Rev. Rob Schenck at 6 p.m. April 8 and 9 at St. Stephen's Reformed Episcopal Church.

Schenck is a missionary to Washington, D.C., where he directs Operation Save Our Nation, an effort to bring Christian Scriptures to bear on the minds and hearts of those making public policy in our country.

He also volunteers as general secretary to the National Clergy Council, a network of pastors and denominational leaders who strive to affect debate on national policy.

Schenck has been instrumental in placing stone tablets engraved with the Ten Commandments on public display in governmental offices throughout Washington.

After Schenck's presentation both evenings, guests will be invited to share refreshments and to meet him.

Tickets are complimentary, but are required and may be reserved by calling 410-833-5389.

Williamsburg trip

Naturalists from Piney Run Nature Center will lead a trip to historic Williamsburg from Sunday to March 28.

Participants can enjoy the gardens, museums and historic homes of the area with the group or on their own. A visit to Jamestown and a ferry ride to Surry, Va., for lunch are planned.

Included in the cost of $150 for members and $160 for nonmembers is transportation, a Patriot Pass into Williamsburg, one dinner and two nights' lodging at the Quarter Path Inn (double occupancy).

The tour will leave Piney Run at 8: 30 a.m. Sunday and return in the evening March 28.

Information: 410-795-6043.

Bull roast

Liberty High School LionBackers will hold its third annual bull roast from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. April 15 at Freedom Fire Hall.

Proceeds will benefit the Liberty High School athletic program.

On the menu will be raw, steamed and fried oysters; pit beef; turkey and ham with bread; roll and condiments; oyster bisque; pasta; salads and cake.

Food will be served from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with music from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Tickets are $25 and can be obtained by contacting John Pugliese at 410-552-3583. No one younger than age 21 permitted.

Internet safety

The guidance department and PTA of Sykesville Middle School will be the hosts of a presentation by FBI Special Agents John Stossel and Michael Dubois at 7 p.m. March 30 at Sykesville Middle School.

The agents will discuss the Internet and chat rooms and will provide parents with tips on how to keep their children safe when using them.

The presentation is open to all adults.

Information: the school, 410-751-3545.

Sherry Graham's Southeast neighborhood column appears each Tuesday in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.

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