Glen Mar’s Turn at the Day Resource Center: Sat., June 23, 11:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.
One of 50 churches supporting this Grassroots outreach, Glen Mar provides lunch the 4th Saturday of every month. To contribute to the potluck menu or help serve on site, RSVP here.
Free Summer Concert: Fri., June 29, 7 p.m.
Father/son duo Ken and Brad Kolodner will perform old-time folk music with Rachel Eddy in Glen Mar's Spirit Center. Ken Kolodner is a world-renowned hammered dulcimer player and old-time fiddler. His son Brad is a singer and rising star among clawhammer banjo players. Rachel Eddy, who sings and plays the fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin and bass, will add her talent to this foot-stomping event. Refreshments will be served and child care for preschool-age children and younger will be provided. Learn more.
Habitat for Humanity: Sat., July 21
Come build dreams with us! Normally the second Saturday of every month, but it's being held the third Saturday this July. Meet at Glen Mar in the morning to carpool. Times vary, and will be announced right before the workday. Forms and sign up are due the Sunday prior to the work day. Contact Adrienne Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. Ages 16 and up. Learn more.
Grant Writing Assistance Needed
Help Young Disciples Grow
Good Listeners Needed to be Stephen Ministers
Are you a good listener who may be hearing the call to training for Stephen Ministry? Training begins in September with a 50-hour training course in Christian caregiving. For more information on the application process, talk to one of the pastors, email Stephen.Ministry@glenmarumc.org or call 410.799.4028.
Collections & Donations
Fill the Van Before June 22
Glen Mar wants to take a van full of food on its Hurley #1 mission trip. Please donate only the following items: canned vegetables, fruit, soup, dried pinto beans, sugar, self-rising flour, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, jelly, bag of rice, oatmeal. Bring groceries anytime before June 22. Food will be distributed to the Hurley community at the monthly food giveaway.
Spice Up Walk to Bethlehem
Repurpose your "oldish" spices in this year's Walk to Bethlehem marketplace. Drop off items in the Walk to Bethlehem bin downstairs. The 2018 Walk to Bethlehem will be held Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and 2.
Ellicott City Flood Relief
Turn Box Tops for Education into Cash
Please leave Box Tops for Education in the bins near the kitchen and the Youth Minister's Office. Glen Mar has raised $3,700 for Hurley High School in Hurley, VA through Box Tops for Education.
Grassroots 'Immediate Needs' Collected All Year Long
The Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center's Family Shelter and the Rt. 1 Day Resource Center (DRC) are always in need of essential items such as toiletries, nonperishable food, or new or slightly-used clothing and blankets. Look for the blue shopping lists with specific seasonal needs that are updated and available in The Gathering Place kiosk, Welcome Center, and near the collection bin on the lower level, or download the list here.
Glen Mar Helps the Community's Flood Relief Effort
Glen Mar worshipers generously donated $11,469 to the emergency funds offering on June 2 and 3 to benefit the Ellicott City flood relief effort. Glen Mar's Mission Board will assist Interim Lead Pastor Rod Miller with recommendations on which organizations will receive funds from this collection.
Glen Mar Provides Immense Support to Grassroots
Two Glen Mar-sponsored events, the Silent Auction and the Glen Mar Golf Classic #7, collected $41,000 for Grassroots. This is $1,000 more than last year. Thanks go to the teams of volunteers, sponsors, and those who played in the golf outing for making this donation happen.
Kudos to Long-Serving Stephen Ministers
Sheryl Baker, Michelle Mason, and Jim Lyman have served more than 10 years as Stephen Ministers. Past Stephen Ministers who served at least this long include Karol Hess, Ruth Bell, Judy Thielman, and Doris Homan.