There is always something going on with Glen Mar's various outreach and mission ministries. Get the details below!

Events

Soup'r Sundae Event to Benefit Grassroots: Sun., Apr. 2, 12 - 3 p.m.
Support Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center at this family-friendly event featuring soups from the best HoCo restaurants and a Silent Auction featuring over 150 items. Purchase tickets online or at the door on the day of the event. Learn more.
VIM Seeking Sponsors for Haiti School
The VIM Team is seeking sponsors for the elementary school in Merger, Haiti and is gathering names for anyone interested in future Haiti trips. Download the sponsorships flyer for details, or contact Melissa Holliday at mhollid4@gmail.com. Visit our Haiti Trip page.
Mission Training #2: Sat., Apr. 22, 2017: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
For all youth and adults participating in ANY summer youth mission trip. Meet others, learn about the possible impact of stereotypes, and mission trip specifics. Training sessions are critical for individual preparation and team unity.
Sign Up Now for Youth Summer Mission Trips
Youth currently in 6th grade and older are eligible to go on a mission trip this summer.
  • West Virginia: June 4-10, $300/person for current 12th graders and collegians
  • Hurley #1: June 25-July 1, $400/person, 8th grade and older
  • Hurley #2: July 2-8, $400/person, 8th grade and older
  • Baltimore Mission Camp: July 24-28, $125/person, 6th grade and older
Cost includes all housing, meals, materials and a T-shirt. Reserve a spot with a deposit of $50 (payable to Glen Mar). Adults are needed for all of these trips as well. For information contact D.C. Veale, Minister for Missions, dc.veale@glenmarumc.org or visit our mission trip pages. Download the flyer.
Habitat for Humanity: 2nd Saturdays in Baltimore
Come build dreams with us! Meet at Glen Mar in the morning to carpool. Times vary, and will be announced right before the workday. Forms and sign up are usually due the Sunday prior to the work day. Contact Adrienne Taylor, habitat@glenmarumc.org to sign up. Ages 16 and up. Learn more.
Volunteers in Mission (VIM) Planning Meetings: 3rd Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Come hear about our recent trip to Haiti and help with the planning for future trips. Room 150.  Learn more.
Glen Mar’s turn at Rt. 1 Day Center: 4th Saturdays, 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.

 

Announcements

College & Career Prep Website Now Online
Interested in learning more about College & Career Prep? Check out our new website.
Going Shopping? Don’t Forget to Shop Using Gift Cards
Shop using your favorite merchants’ gift cards, such as Kohl’s, JC Penney, Macy’s & Staples, with refunds of up to 10% to the Mission Ministry Fund and/or your Family Account. Learn more about the program.
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.
Giant Food Shoppers: Thank you
Thank you to the 160 plus Glen Mar families that have registered their Giant loyalty card. Over $26,000 has been donated to Baltimore City schools by Glen Mar shoppers. Visit the Gift Card table today to register your card, or Learn more here.
Grassroots Donations and Meals Needed
Grocery donations needed all year for both the Grassroots Crisis Intervention's Family and Rt. 1 Day Shelters. Pick up a “needs lists” at the Welcome Center or ministry kiosk in the Gathering Place. Donations may be left in the bin on the lower level.

Meatloaf and milk, to be served to the Family Shelter residents for dinner, are needed on the 4th Tuesday of each month. Contact Linda Hunt, grassroots@glenmarumc.org, 410-964-0180.

 

More Events

To find out about more upcoming events, announcements, and volunteer needs at Glen Mar, take a look at our Events page or at any of the menu items under the Events tab.