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August 8, 1997
The Rev. Marie L. Davies has been appointed pastor of Bethel United Methodist Church in New Windsor.She is the first woman to lead the church in its 230-year history. Bethel is the oldest continuing United Methodist congregation in the United States and the direct descendant of the class meetings held by Robert Strawbridge, who came to the American Colonies to spread the teachings of Methodism's founder, John Wesley, in 1760.Davies has been associate pastor of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in New Windsor for two years.
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February 19, 2003
On February 14, 2003, of Catonsville, MD; beloved husband of Doris Cooney (nee Stetler); loving father of David and wife Robin, Donald and wife Dianne; and the late Douglas and wife Judy; grandfather of Brian, Stephanie, Jennifer, Shelby, Meghan and Bryce. Memorial service will be held Sunday February 23, 2:30 P.M. at Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286. In lieu of flowers contributions to Charlestown Benevolent Care Foundation, Inc., 715 Maiden Choice Ln., Catonsville, MD 21228; Wesley Theological Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016, or Gettysburg College, Campus box 423, Gettysburg, PA, 17325.
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May 5, 2003
On Friday, May 2, 2003, REV. LEROY EDWARD SCHAUER, of Hyattsville, MD., beloved husband of Carole Schauer; father of Michael and Andrew Schauer, brother of Janet LeBrun. Relatives and friends may call at COLLINS FUNERAL HOME, 500 University Blvd., West, Silver Spring, MD Tuesday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Funeral service at Corkran Memorial United Methodist Church 5200 Temple Hills Road, Temple Hills, MD on Wednesday, May 7, at 1:30 P.M. Interment Marion S.D. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to LeRoy Schauer Scholarship, Wesley Theological Seminary, Development Office, 4500 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016
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July 29, 1992
HAMPSTEAD -- Grace United Methodist and Greenmount United Methodist churches welcome their new pastor, the Rev. Philip D. Tocknell.Pastor Tocknell comes to Grace and Greenmount from the Frederick area where he served Wesley Chapel in Urbana and Ijamsville United Methodist.He is a graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College in Rochester, N.Y. and received his masters of divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington.Pastor Tocknell was ordained an elder in the Baltimore Conference of the United Methodist Church in 1991.
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November 17, 1990
A memorial service for the Rev. L. Earl Tallman, who headed Religious Science congregations in Columbia and Washington, will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Hawthorne Neighborhood Center, 6175 Sunny Spring, Columbia.Mr. Tallman, who was 56, died in his sleep Oct. 28 at his home on Kathleen Court in Columbia.He was minister of the Columbia Church of Religious Science, which he started eight years ago, and of the Washington Society for Religious Science, which he started four years ago.In the 1970s, he served as a United Methodist minister in Miami; in the 1960s, he was a pastor of the Severna Park United Methodist Church.
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November 23, 2006
Helen M. Daniels, a former college English teacher and active member of Metropolitan Community Church of Baltimore, died of a heart attack Friday at her Catonsville home. She was 48. Born and raised in Laredo, Texas, Ms. Daniels earned a bachelor's degree in liberal arts in 1978 from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and a master's in creative writing from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1980. After a decade of teaching at City University of New York, she taught English from 1998 until last year at the Community College of Baltimore County's Catonsville campus.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | August 9, 2000
Warner H. Brown Jr.'s ministerial career had its humble beginning at Ames Memorial United Methodist Church in West Baltimore, where he preached his first sermon at the age of 13. Now he's set to take a larger stage, when he begins serving next month as the United Methodist bishop for the Denver area. Brown, 53, was elected last month as one of 13 new bishops in the 8.5-million member denomination. A 1964 graduate of City College, Brown earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Maryland, College Park before attending Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington.
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By Jane Lippy and Jane Lippy,Contributing writer | June 5, 1991
At a corner desk, amid the Salvation Army's supply of canned vegetables, wearable clothing and still-usable toys, the Rev. Mark Lancasterspends hours on the phone.He talks with people who need assistance and those who can provide aid, contacts social service agencies and helps the needy.Since April, the 38-year-old former pastor of Emory Methodist Church near Finksburg has been Western Maryland regional manager for theMaryland Food Committee, a 22-year-old, non-profit organization engaged in food and nutritional programs statewide.
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January 14, 2005
NAACP to hold King breakfast in Westminster The Carroll County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its second annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at Martin's Westminster at the 140 Village Shopping Center. The Rev. Burton L. Mack, a New Windsor resident and pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church in Frederick, will be the keynote speaker. He attended Robert Moton School in Westminster. Mack has a bachelor's and a master's degree from Howard University, and a doctorate from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington.
NEWS
February 16, 2001
Pastoral counselor from Millersville to direct nonprofit Jerry Long, director of pastoral counseling at Severna Park United Methodist Church, has been appointed executive director of Pastoral Counseling Services of Maryland Inc. A private, nonprofit mental health organization, Pastoral Counseling Services, based in Baltimore, has 30 counselors and therapists and runs 20 treatment centers in offices provided by churches of various denominations throughout...
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