Cinderella Shop to Benefit Reach

Published March 2, 2018

Zion Reformed United Church of Christ is sponsoring its annual Cinderella Shop event. Gently used prom gowns are sold for only $25. The shop is open every Saturday in April from 10am to Noon. Address is 210 N. Potomac Street. Access to the shop is via the alley at the rear of the church. Donations of clean, gently used prom gowns may be brought to the church office Monday-Friday, 9am to Noon.

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Healthy Opportunities at the Salvation Army

Published February 16, 2018

The Salvation Army in Hagerstown is offering two new weekly events to promote health and fun.  Sunday nights everyone is invited to walk and play Volleyball.  Follow this event link for times and more information.  Thursday mornings, starting March 1,  from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm will be Senior Citizen Day. Lunch and activities will be offered.  Follow this event link for more information.

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Clergy/Faith Leader Connections Survey

Published February 6, 2018

HARC would like to connect clergy/faith leaders and their spouses/partners to one another through intentional and FUN activities.  The purpose is to build relationships, supports, and encourage care of self.  Please help us to create opportunities for connetion by filling out this survey and choosing activities that may be of interest to you. Link to SURVEY For more information, contact Kathy Powderly at or 301-842-4272.

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Good Roots – Furniture Ministry

Published February 4, 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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Calloway Cards for sale – Support Heritage Academy

Published February 1, 2018

Heritage Academy is selling Calloway cards.  At only $10, these quickly pay for themselves.  They can be used daily and are good until January 2019.  If interested, contact

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Seeking Singers and Instrumentalists

Published January 30, 2018

Volunteer musicians needed for an Easter Oratorio to be performed Saturday, March 24 at 7 PM in Hagerstown.  Listen to the music on YouTube by searching  for the following title: The Garden by Michael McLean & Bryce Neubert. All voice parts are needed along with strings, woodwinds, and brass instruments. They are seeking choirs from different churches to be represented in the multifaith choir for this production. Rehearsals will be Sunday evenings at 6pm and Thursday evenings at 7pm plus Friday March 23rd at 7pm. The location is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 1253 My Aetna Rd Hagerstown, […]

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Church Building for Sale

Published January 23, 2018

Rehoboth United Methodist Church has a new space!  They are selling their original building, located at 30 Salisbury Street in Williamsport. Year Built: 1800’S Lot Size: .30 No. of Stories: 3 Square Feet: 12,962 New Roof: 2017 Commercial Kitchen Handicap Ramps   Active church building with over 12,000 square feet. Full commercial kitchen serves over 500 meals twice per year. Sanctuary, classrooms, office space, fellowship hall, children’s learning center. You will be amazed at the utilization of the space! For more information contact Susie Miller, 301-745-4450 / 301-991-5202 or Rehoboth Flyer

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Ten Thousand Villages offer

Published January 18, 2018

Ten Thousand Villages is a faith-based non-profit store on Pennsylvania Avenue in Hagerstown that sells a wide variety of gift and everyday items.  All merchandise is fair trade from around the world.  Since many people have never heard of the store or don’t know what it is, they have asked if churches can get the word out through bulletins and other means of reaching congregants.  Here is a Bulletin Insert/Flyer to distribute which tells a little about the store and includes a coupon to be used through the month of February.  Thank you for spreading the word!

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Clinical Pastoral Visitation Training

Published January 15, 2018

Pastors, Do you feel overloaded and would like more help, or do you have congregants wanting to assist you ; but you don’t have the time to train them?  Perhaps you just want to hone your visitation skills for difficult visitations.  Consider recommending people for the next iteration of Clinical Pastoral Visitation Training  at the Western Maryland Hospital Center starting the first week in February.  Other iterations will also be conducted this year in May, August and November. For full details of this 12 week, “FREE”, course… open the attachment here. Up to four trainees will be selected per iteration.  […]

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“ Change Purses” Support the survivors of Human Trafficking

Published January 8, 2018

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church is sponsoring a collection of used purses to benefit Change Purse, a non-profit organization located in Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania, dedicated to supporting survivors of Human Trafficking.  During the month of January, St. Mark’s will serve as a collection spot for used purses.  By Presidential Proclamation, January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. According to the Department of Homeland Security “we work to combat the heinous crime of human trafficking each day because it robs people of their freedom; it makes our homeland less secure; and it stands in stark contrast to our American values.”  DHS has […]

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