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August 17, 1993
Alesia Church finishes remodelingThe Alesia Free Methodist Church, 4250 Alesia-Lineboro Road, has announced the completion of a major remodeling project and display of the new Free Methodist Church emblem.The church, a member of the Maryland/Virginia Conference of the Free Methodist Church, was started in 1904. The first church building was completed in 1906 and remodeled between 1970 and 1975 with a new sanctuary.In 1992, Alesia installed new carpet in the sanctuary, new hymnals in the pews and a new public address system and much-needed repair work was started.
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April 18, 2006
On Saturday April 15, 2006, LUCILLE E. (nee Heiland) of Reisterstown, beloved wife of the late John Howard Whittingham; devoted mother of Diana Lynn Martin and husband Drew; dear sister of William T. Heiland Jr., and wife Carolyn; dearest sister-in-law of Elsie Zimmerman, Olive and Samuel Gassaway and Dorothy Whittingham. Also survived by several nieces and a nephew and Sabine Liebenhenz. Friends may call at the Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory P.A., 1212 W. Old Liberty Rd., Winfield (beside South Carroll High School)
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January 16, 2004
On January 15, 2004 NANCY G. DAYBROWSKI (nee Wharton), beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Daybrowski; devoted mother of Rebecca (Becky)Gorsuch, and her husband, Jim, and Martha Wilson, and her husband Boodie; dear sister of Edward Weir Wharton, Jr., and the late Genevieve Bennett; loving grandmother of Kimberly Iman and her husband, Steve, Joseph Wilson, Amanda and Jimmy Gorsuch; great-grandmother of Jacob Iman. Funeral Services will be held in the Edgemere Free Methodist Church on Monday at 11 A.M. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
NEWS
June 5, 2005
On May 31, 2005, GEORGE THOMAS, beloved husband of Vivian Bennett. He is also survived by two daughters, Latrese Bennett and La Shean Bennett-Bullock; a granddaughter, Aasia Bullock; one brother, Theodore (Lucy). Also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. The family will recieve friends on Monday, June 6, from 12 noon until the time of service at 1 P.M. at Bethel Free Methodist Church, 8411 Allentown Road, Ft. Washington, MD. Interment private.
NEWS
June 5, 2005
On May 31, 2005, GEORGE THOMAS, beloved husband of Vivian Bennett. He is also survived by two daughters, Latrese Bennett and La Shean Bennett-Bullock; a granddaughter, Aasia Bullock; one brother, Theodore (Lucy). Also survived by a host of other relatives and friends. The family will recieve friends on Monday, June 6, from 12 noon until the time of service at 1 P.M. at Bethel Free Methodist Church, 8411 Allentown Road, Ft. Washington, MD. Interment private.
NEWS
January 17, 1992
J. Sidena Bollias, director of the office of elementary education in the Baltimore County school system, died Monday after a heart attack at her home on Lowells Glen Road in Parkville. She was 45.Services for Ms. Bollias will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of the Nazarene Parkville, 8505 David Ave.She became director of the office of elementary education last year after serving as a supervisor there since 1986.She began her career in the school system in 1968 as a fifth-grade teacher at Seneca Elementary School and later served as an assistant principal at Elmwood Elementary School.
NEWS
November 8, 2002
The Rev. Mark H. Shockey, a former pastor of Free Methodist churches in Carroll and Baltimore counties and retired city public schools educator, died of pneumonia Tuesday at a hospital in Jamestown, N.Y. He was 75. Mr. Shockey, a former Milford Mill resident, was born in Fairfield, Iowa, the son of a Free Methodist minister. As a youth, he lived in Spencerville, Montgomery County, where he graduated from high school in 1944. After earning an associate's degree from Roberts Junior College in Chili, N.Y., he earned a bachelor's degree in education from Greenville College in Greenville, Ill. Mr. Shockey also took ministerial courses while a student at Greenville, and was ordained a deacon in the Free Methodist Church in 1948.
NEWS
April 18, 2006
On Saturday April 15, 2006, LUCILLE E. (nee Heiland) of Reisterstown, beloved wife of the late John Howard Whittingham; devoted mother of Diana Lynn Martin and husband Drew; dear sister of William T. Heiland Jr., and wife Carolyn; dearest sister-in-law of Elsie Zimmerman, Olive and Samuel Gassaway and Dorothy Whittingham. Also survived by several nieces and a nephew and Sabine Liebenhenz. Friends may call at the Burrier-Queen Funeral Home & Crematory P.A., 1212 W. Old Liberty Rd., Winfield (beside South Carroll High School)
NEWS
March 8, 2002
Church in Severna Park offers prayer labyrinth Woods Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park, has a labyrinth available for use in walking silent prayers. The labyrinth, which takes approximately 30 minutes to walk, is a replica of one in the floor of Chartres Cathedral in France that was created about 1200 as a symbol of spiritual journey. The labyrinth serves a metaphor for exploring the path of life. Information: 410-647-2550 Calendar Art auction: St. Bernadette Roman Catholic Parish in Severn will hold its third annual art auction tomorrow at the church, 801 Stevenson Road in Severn.
NEWS
January 17, 1992
Andre D. BlackwellAccountant, musicianServices for Andre D. Blackwell, an accountant and musician in Baltimore, will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Easton.Mr. Blackwell, who was 30 and lived on Cedar Heights Court in the Woodmoor area, died at the Memorial Hospital at Easton Jan. 10 of pneumonia as a complication of AIDS.He worked for Citicorp and earlier for the Johns Hopkins Hospital.From 1988 until 1990, he was the organist at the Milton Avenue United Methodist Church.
NEWS
January 16, 2004
On January 15, 2004 NANCY G. DAYBROWSKI (nee Wharton), beloved wife of the late Joseph F. Daybrowski; devoted mother of Rebecca (Becky)Gorsuch, and her husband, Jim, and Martha Wilson, and her husband Boodie; dear sister of Edward Weir Wharton, Jr., and the late Genevieve Bennett; loving grandmother of Kimberly Iman and her husband, Steve, Joseph Wilson, Amanda and Jimmy Gorsuch; great-grandmother of Jacob Iman. Funeral Services will be held in the Edgemere Free Methodist Church on Monday at 11 A.M. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
NEWS
November 8, 2002
The Rev. Mark H. Shockey, a former pastor of Free Methodist churches in Carroll and Baltimore counties and retired city public schools educator, died of pneumonia Tuesday at a hospital in Jamestown, N.Y. He was 75. Mr. Shockey, a former Milford Mill resident, was born in Fairfield, Iowa, the son of a Free Methodist minister. As a youth, he lived in Spencerville, Montgomery County, where he graduated from high school in 1944. After earning an associate's degree from Roberts Junior College in Chili, N.Y., he earned a bachelor's degree in education from Greenville College in Greenville, Ill. Mr. Shockey also took ministerial courses while a student at Greenville, and was ordained a deacon in the Free Methodist Church in 1948.
NEWS
March 8, 2002
Church in Severna Park offers prayer labyrinth Woods Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park, has a labyrinth available for use in walking silent prayers. The labyrinth, which takes approximately 30 minutes to walk, is a replica of one in the floor of Chartres Cathedral in France that was created about 1200 as a symbol of spiritual journey. The labyrinth serves a metaphor for exploring the path of life. Information: 410-647-2550 Calendar Art auction: St. Bernadette Roman Catholic Parish in Severn will hold its third annual art auction tomorrow at the church, 801 Stevenson Road in Severn.
NEWS
By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,SUN STAFF | October 3, 1997
Some rolled out borrowed cots and opened spare bedrooms, so that pilgrims from across the land might have a place to lay their heads. Others chartered dozens of buses, so that brothers could come to know each other -- even as they set out on a journey to understand themselves.With the Promise Keepers rally expected to draw hundreds of thousands of Christian men tomorrow in Washington, Baltimore-area churchgoers and religious leaders are putting the final touches on plans to get the faithful to the revival.
NEWS
August 17, 1993
Alesia Church finishes remodelingThe Alesia Free Methodist Church, 4250 Alesia-Lineboro Road, has announced the completion of a major remodeling project and display of the new Free Methodist Church emblem.The church, a member of the Maryland/Virginia Conference of the Free Methodist Church, was started in 1904. The first church building was completed in 1906 and remodeled between 1970 and 1975 with a new sanctuary.In 1992, Alesia installed new carpet in the sanctuary, new hymnals in the pews and a new public address system and much-needed repair work was started.
NEWS
January 17, 1992
Andre D. BlackwellAccountant, musicianServices for Andre D. Blackwell, an accountant and musician in Baltimore, will be held at 1 p.m. today at the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Easton.Mr. Blackwell, who was 30 and lived on Cedar Heights Court in the Woodmoor area, died at the Memorial Hospital at Easton Jan. 10 of pneumonia as a complication of AIDS.He worked for Citicorp and earlier for the Johns Hopkins Hospital.From 1988 until 1990, he was the organist at the Milton Avenue United Methodist Church.
NEWS
By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,SUN STAFF | October 3, 1997
Some rolled out borrowed cots and opened spare bedrooms, so that pilgrims from across the land might have a place to lay their heads. Others chartered dozens of buses, so that brothers could come to know each other -- even as they set out on a journey to understand themselves.With the Promise Keepers rally expected to draw hundreds of thousands of Christian men tomorrow in Washington, Baltimore-area churchgoers and religious leaders are putting the final touches on plans to get the faithful to the revival.
NEWS
January 17, 1992
J. Sidena Bollias, director of the office of elementary education in the Baltimore County school system, died Monday after a heart attack at her home on Lowells Glen Road in Parkville. She was 45.Services for Ms. Bollias will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow at the Church of the Nazarene Parkville, 8505 David Ave.She became director of the office of elementary education last year after serving as a supervisor there since 1986.She began her career in the school system in 1968 as a fifth-grade teacher at Seneca Elementary School and later served as an assistant principal at Elmwood Elementary School.
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