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HARC Challenge Hike – thanks for your support!

Published May 22, 2018

Saturday, May 19, a small group of hikers – Rev. Ed Poling, Kathy Powderly, Ginger Dadds, and Tami Hook – braved the rain and flooding mountain to hike the full 28 miles of the Catoctin Trail as a fundraiser for HARC and Micah’s Backpack. Conditions were worse than anticipated, due to the rain continuing overnight Friday and into Saturday morning after nearly a week of steady rain.  Water covered at least a quarter of the trail as creeks and streams overflowed and new trails of water coming down from the mountain were formed.  The creeks themselves were running high; hikers […]

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Summer Sports Camps at Heritage Academy

Published May 22, 2018

Time to register for summer sports camps for grades 4-8 at Heritage Academy.  Boys and Girls Basketball as well as Boys Soccer and Girls Volleyball.  Space is limited so register as soon as possible.  Open this link for a flyer with dates, costs and a registration form.

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Recruiting Volunteers for next Open Table

Published May 14, 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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FEMA and SAMSHA Disaster Apps available

Published May 14, 2018

Access critical, disaster-related behavioral health resources right from your phone with the SAMHSA Disaster App The SAMHSA Disaster App helps responders focus on what really matters—the people in need. Be ready—access resources for any type of traumatic event, including tip sheets; guides for responders, teachers, parents, and caregivers; and a directory of behavioral health service providers in the impacted area. Be prepared—rely on and access pre-downloaded resources on your phone in case of limited Internet connectivity in the field. Be confident—review key preparedness materials so you’re confident you’re providing the best support possible. Share resources easily—send information to colleagues and […]

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Rehoboth UMC Building for Sale

Published May 14, 2018

Looking for a turn key church building?  Motivated Sellers! Rehobeth UMC is building new and construction starts in a few weeks. 12,000+ square feet.  Full commercial kitchen, sanctuary, classrooms, office space, fellowship hall,  and sound system.  Currently houses a children’s learning center. You will be amazed at the utilization of space! Nearly everything conveys.  New Roof 2017. Building is extremely well maintained. For more information contact Susie Miller, 301-745-4450 / 301-991-5202 or susie.miller@kw.com

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Family Life AME Church New Location

Published May 8, 2018

Family Life AME Church has a new home. They have been received into the fold of their sister church  St. Mark’s  historic Episcopal church ,18313 Lappans R., in Boonboro. Their services start at 9am. All our welcome to come and worship with them. A special thank you to the HARC family.  Your prayers, offers and words of support during our time of transition has been greatly appreciated. God bless each of you, Revs Joe, Kim, the officers and members of Family Life AME Church  

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Sponsors wanted for ATS 14th Annual Golf Tournament

Published April 25, 2018

Aspiring to Serve is holding its 14th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, August 14, 2018 at Black Rock Golf Course.  ATS is in need of sponsors for the event.  Silver sponsorship at a cost of $100 includes a 24″ x 18″ sign erected on the tee box. Gold Sponsorship at a cost of $400 includes a 2′ x 3′ sign with your logo displayed on the practice green around the clubhouse and cart fees for a foursome, free access to the driving range and unlimited beverages during the tournament. A fine, catered meal will be served and a prize given […]

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Sheep visit St. Mark’s for “Shepherd Sunday”

Published April 24, 2018

by The Rev. Anne O. Weatherholt, Rector St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Many churches celebrate “Good Shepherd” Sunday on the fourth Sunday of the Easter Season.  The scripture lessons appointed for that day highlight Jesus as our “Good Shepherd.”  St. Mark’s Episcopal Church had a special addition to Good Shepherd Sunday—live sheep at the Church!  Members Renee and Mark Billadeau raise sheep dogs and sheep at Pipedream Farm in Middletown.  They transported a few ewes and lambs which nestled down on the front lawn of the Church, while the shepherds and sheepdogs kept watch.  This “Gospel in Life” lesson was enjoyed […]

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Seeking Full-time Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries

Published April 24, 2018

Otterbein United Methodist Church is searching for a full-time Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries.  Candidates will have a strong Christian faith, education in a relevant field, and the energy and excitement to work with teams of volunteers to encourage children, youth, and families to grow in faith. Please email resumes@otterumc.org for a position description and instructions for applying for this opportunity.

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Piano and 2 candelabras available

Published April 17, 2018

Christ’s Reformed Church has a piano available.  Piano does play and was used on an every week basis as part of worship service; however, the soundboard is cracked.  2 candelabras that use wax candles are also available.  Donation appreciated.  Items must be picked up/removed from the church by interested party.  Please contact the church office for more information at 301-733-4144.

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