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Open Table Volunteers Needed

Published July 13, 2018

REACH is recruiting volunteer table members for their next Open Table. Igniting human potential is simple — RELATIONSHIP. Open Table’s faith-based model draws together the community and relationship life of congregations around the country. Each Table is composed of a group of volunteers that make a year-long commitment to act, through relationship, as a team of life specialists, encouragers, and advocates. Over the course of a year the Table works with a “brother” or “sister” to set goals, foster accountability and implement a plan to create change. Recruiting begins now and they want to hear from interested volunteers ASAP. Training will […]

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Openings available at Trinity Learning Center

Published July 13, 2018

Enrollment openings for the 2018-2019 school year Classes for 3 & 4 year olds Located at 16 N. Main Street, in Trinity Lutheran Church, Smithsburg, MD Contact us at: Phone:  301-824-6567 or Email:  tlcpreschool@myactv.net Website:  www.tlcsmithsburg.org/learning

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Valor Ministries is Moving

Published July 13, 2018

Valor Ministries is pleased to announce some exciting news–they’re moving! They will be relocating to the E.M. Tobias Family Center located at 324 E. Antietam Street, Suite 104, in Hagerstown, later this month. They are also establishing a new strategic partnership with Potomac Case Management (PCMS). For those who don’t know much about PCMS, they are a nonprofit, human service agency that focuses on assisting clients and families to maintain the highest level of independence possible. Together, the two organizations will concentrate on providing easier access and improved services for their target populations. Lori Wriston, Executive Director and one of the […]

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Part-time custodian position available at Heritage Academy

Published July 13, 2018

Heritage Academy is seeking a part time custodial/maintenance person to work 5 hours per day, Monday through Friday.  Responsibilities to include cleaning the school, general maintenance, and repairs.  Must be able to bend, climb ladders, lift 50 pounds, and make repetitive motions.  Must be fingerprinted and pass a background check.  $10.15 per hour, no benefits.  To inquire, email info@heritage-academy.net.

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Community Book Drive: collecting books August 1 – September 12

Published July 3, 2018

The 7th Annual Community Book Drive will take place between August 1st and September 12th, culminating in the Book Sorting at FedEx on September 20th, the United Way’s Day of Caring.  The Community Book Drive is coordinated by Hagerstown Area Religious Council, United Way of Washington County, Hagerstown Rotary Club, the Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC), and FedEx Ground. Last year more than 14,000 books were collected and used to set up the new Community Book Warehouse, which is distributing them to community organizations, schools and individuals to get them into the hands of vulnerable children. Everyone can collect books! […]

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New Pastor at Mt. Nebo UMC

Published June 30, 2018

Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church welcomes Rev. Bob Ruggieri as their new pastor. Pastor Bob entered the ministry after over thirty years in the corporate world. He is a 2017 graduated from Wesley Theological Seminary. He also holds an MBA from Marymount University and has completed post graduate work at Colorado Tech University in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Pastor Bob will be joining them from the Ijamsville-Flint Hill Charge. He is accompanied by his daughter and sidekick, Jade, who keeps Pastor Bob on track with all of his notes and appointments!  Pastor Bob is married to Faye and has two other […]

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Good Roots Furniture Ministry

Published June 25, 2018

“Good Roots” furniture ministry is a ministry of First Christian Church in partnership with The Judy Center.  The Judy Center is located at the Ruth Ann Munroe Primary School under the leadership of Kathy Kerns, Coordinator, and works with various families and situations to stabilize families with children. When Kathy identifies a family who has moved from a hotel room or other location to more permanent housing, the family is usually not able to afford furniture.  Good Roots supplies the basics through your donations.  They are accepting:  kitchen tables & chairs, twin bed frames, dressers, book cases, and miscellaneous furniture […]

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Spiritual Gifts and Musical Talents needed

Published June 20, 2018

The Community of St. Dysmas needs your Spiritual Gifts and Talents. If you are a musician or worship leader and would like to be part of this vital prison ministry or for more information, please contact them at 0ffice@communitystdysmas.com They worship Monday evenings in Hagerstown.   Download a flyer. More information can be found at www.stdysmasmd.org

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Volunteers Wanted for Kids on the Square

Published June 5, 2018

Dates: August 13th – 17th Where: Bridge of Life Church Who: Ages 5-16 Dinner: Starting at 5:30pm until 6pm with the program starting at 6pm and lasting 8pm. Volunteers arriving at 4:30pm to pray/set up and get organized – Multiple churches involved with two churches staffing the VBS each night. VBS will take place for the first four nights (Mon-Thurs), Fifth night (Friday) we will be outside, with the street closed and all activities (job fair, health services, Gospel presentation, prayer, baptism, games, D.J., give-aways) outside on the street. We will be serving dinner to the community (hamburgers and hotdogs). […]

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Brick Fundraiser

Published June 2, 2018

Dear Friend, We are seeking your help on a project that we believe will change the lives of the people in Hagerstown, MD as well as give you a space to honor those you love and respect. New Light MCC is in an area of town where homeless walk the streets, and the marginalize stop by for comfort. Outside the doors to our church we have a food cabinet. Anyone can stop and take whatever we have to offer in food and clothes, and we know that is not enough. If you could sit and watch as people take what […]

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