Antiques fair to benefit ministries of Episcopal diocese...


November 02, 2001

Antiques fair to benefit ministries of Episcopal diocese

St. John's Episcopal Church, 9120 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, is holding an antiques fair, with 30 professional dealers in furniture, fine china and glass, estate jewelry, old silver, linens and other textiles, rugs and collectibles, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow. Proceeds will go to urban social ministries of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and to St. John's Expanding Ministries.

The church's cooks will serve lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow. A tea room, with tea, pastries and wines, will be open from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow.

The antiques show is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow. Admission is $4. Parking is free.

Information: 410-461-7793.

Korean Christian group plans youth rally

The Maryland Association of Korean Christian Youth will hold a "Match Strike" Youth Rally, a spiritual revival, from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. tomorrow and Sunday at Hammond High School, 8800 Guilford Road, Columbia.

Information: Changsu Song, 301-509-8865.

Christ United Methodist fund-raiser is tomorrow

Christ United Methodist Church, Columbia, will hold its fall fund-raising gala at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way, Columbia.

The theme will be "A Night at the Movies." Entertainment by The Young Columbians, a silent auction and hors d'oeuvres are planned. Free child care will be available for children ages 3 and older.

Admission is free, but those who attend are asked to pay what they can and bid on items. Proceeds will be used to support the church's ministries.

Information: 410-381-6329, or umbia.

Islamic school in Sykesville accepting registration

Aleem Academy, a new Islamic school offering pre-kindergarten through third grade, is registering pupils.

Religious and academic studies - reading, language, mathematics, science, social studies, art and Quranic and Islamic studies - are offered. The children participate in communal prayer during the school day. A weekly physical education program also is planned.

The school is at 7543 Main St., Sykesville.

Information: 410-795-5375, or

Group's prayer workshops are offered Tuesdays

The Adult Faith Formation Committee of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Parish is continuing its series of prayer workshops from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia.

The workshops include a presentation, time to practice the prayer style and a small-group discussion about the experience. "Work as Prayer" will be discussed next week.

The sessions will be replayed on videotape from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesdays.

Information: Pat Barbernitz, 410-964-1430.

Jewish Congregation selling coupon software

Columbia Jewish Congregation is selling the 2002 "Food 'N Fun" CD-ROM, which contains more than 350 discount coupons and free games that can be printed from personal computers. The $10 disc contains discount offers in the Baltimore area, including Columbia, Laurel and Ellicott City.

Coupons can be printed as often as desired until September 2002, when a new CD will be available. To buy the CD, send a check made out to to CJC for $12, which includes shipping, to Columbia Jewish Congregation, 5885 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia 21045.

Information: 410-730-6044.

Dinner, bazaar to offer coloring book on Savage

Jeannette Vollmerhausen, who wrote a children's storybook, Savage: My Home Town, is releasing a coloring book for children called Growing Up in Historic Savage.

The coloring book will be sold at the United Methodist Church of Savage's Ham & Oyster Dinner and Bazaar tomorrow. The bazaar will begin at 2 p.m.; the dinner at 3 p.m. The church is at 9050 Baltimore St., Savage.

The coloring book costs $3. Copies can be purchased by calling the church office: 301-725- 7630.

Temple Isaiah to present family education sessions

Temple Isaiah, a Howard County Reform Congregation, will continue its preschool family education series, "Family Focus: The Magic of Learning," from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nov. 18, Dec. 9, Feb. 3, March 3 and April 4.

The classes are free to the public. Registration is required.

Information: 410-730-8277.

Oyster and ham supper offered in Clarksville

Linden Linthicum United Methodist Church in Clarksville will hold an oyster and ham supper from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow. Cost is $12.50; children to age 12 pay $5. Information: 410-531-5653.

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