Servant or Sucker? – Free Event

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Servant or Sucker? – Free Event

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

Tuesdays, April 9 – May 14, 6:30 – 8:15 pm

Wise and Compassionate Ways to Help the Poor – A Community Program by OUMC & REACH of Washington County.
Based upon curriculum produced by Rev. Beth Templeton and her 2008 book,
Loving Our Neighbor: A Thoughtful Approach to Helping People in Poverty.
FREE series – of special interest to everyone who has handed out cash and walked away wondering, “Did I just do the right thing? Did I help or hurt someone?”
6:30 pm – Gather and enjoy a snack.
7:00 – 8:15 pm – Series Presentation in Auditorium.
Open to the community. Main point is to assist people of faith in getting a clearer picture of the “face of homelessness and poverty” and how to make wise giving choices to individuals and agencies. Also learn more about area resources and gaps in service.

SESSION TOPICS – Presenters: Local Experts

April 9 – Identifying the Dilemma and Underlying Causes
April 16 – Faces of Poverty; Ready for Change
April 23 – Faith Community Responses
April 30 – Government Agencies Serving Washington Co.
May 7 – Outreach Services
May 14 – Responding with Confidence

Ways to Register
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2. E-mail to
3. Call Kate at the church office: 301-739-9386

Info: 301-739-9386.

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April 9
6:30 pm - 8:15 pm


Otterbein United Methodist Church
108 East Franklin Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
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