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Glen Mar people are busy being God’s hands and feet in the world, starting in our own backyard.

Looking for a way to love your neighbor through service? These are the current ministries where you can lend your time and resources to “serve near.” Click on the email link to contact that ministry’s leadership to learn more or volunteer…..

Ames Memorial UMC Partnership

Partnering with Ames Memorial United Methodist Church in Baltimore city to serve together on a variety of community projects for God’s glory. Email us.

Angels for a Cure

Raising money for the American Cancer Society, supporting cancer survivors, and educating people about the disease.  Email us.

Bridges to Housing Stability

Participating in a variety of fundraising activities to help Bridges to Housing Stability, Inc. in its mission to provide a path to self-sufficiency through affordable housing solutions and advocacy. Email us.

Cold Weather Shelter

Partnering with Grassroots to provide overflow shelter and meals for homeless persons during the winter months. Email us.

College and Career Prep

Helping Baltimore City youth with career networking and mentoring, tutoring, and preparation for college, vocational/trade school, and military careers. Email us.

Creation Care

Strategizing ways to be better stewards of God’s natural environment with a local focus. Email us.

Day of Service

Serving others through a large annual event at Glen Mar Church, featuring family-oriented, short-term service opportunities on MLK Jr. Day. Email us.

Day Resource Center

Serving meals and providing other needed help for the homeless along the Rt. 1 corridor. Email us.

Food Collection

Collecting needed food once per quarter for local food pantries. Email us.

Glen Mar Golf Classic

Raising money for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center through a fun, sponsored Golf outing held in May. Email us.

Grassroots Meals

Providing dinner once per month to the residents staying at Grassroots’ homeless shelter in Howard County. Email us.

Habitat for Humanity

Building decent, affordable housing in partnership with people in need. Email us.

Help End Homelessness, Howard County (HEHHC)

Raising funds for HEHHC, which provides housing for those most in need.  Email us.

Jewels for Hope

Raising funds for HopeWorks of Howard County through an annual gently worn scarf and jewelry sale held in November. Email us.

Manna House

Serving breakfast at Manna House once per month to those in need in Baltimore city. Email us.

Operation Christmas Child

Gathering money and supplies for shoebox Christmas gifts for children around the world as part of Samaritan Purse’s Operation Christmas Child ministry. Email us.

Pantry on the Go

Distributing free produce to families in need via periodic outdoor events in partnership with the Maryland Food Bank. Email us.

Social Justice
  • Micah 6:8 Ministry: Discussing and taking action for social justice. Email us.
  • PATH – (People Acting Together in Howard County): Participating in activities dedicated to making Howard county and state a better place to live and thrive. Email us.
Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Building bunk beds for local children in need. Email us.

Soup ‘r Sundae

Raising funds to benefit Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center through a fun event with all-you-can eat soup and ice cream. Email us.

Wish Upon a Star

Providing Christmas gifts, clothing, shoes and food to families in need living in our area. Email us.

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