wish upon a star

Serve Near

Opportunities to Serve
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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 link to contact that ministry’s leadership or to learn more.


Wish Upon A Star 2021 Blessed Many Families

The Messenger
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By Joan Marshall Thanks to the generosity of our Glen Mar community, many area families and children in need were blessed with wonderful gifts this past Christmas. We provided gifts to 32 families that included 157 people, 112 of whom were children. All families received grocery store gift cards in addition to individual gifts. Gift recipients were selected by Ames…

This Just In: November 12

Music Ministries News & Events, Opportunities to Serve, This Just In
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There’s always something happening at Glen Mar.
– Route 1 Day Center; Our Turn!
– Wish Upon A Star
– Operation Christmas Child – Time is Almost Up!
– Advent Study Group – Sign Up by Nov. 1
– Journey to Bethlehem – It’s a Glen Mar Thing
– Family Christmas Eve Service – Dec. 24 at 2:30 and 4:00 pm
– Musicians Sought for Christmas Eve Services


This Just In: November 5

Opportunities to Serve, This Just In, Worship
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There’s always something happening at Glen Mar:
– The NEW Messenger Newsletter
– Attend Jewels for Hope This Saturday Nov. 6
– Wish Upon a Star Sign-ups Begin Nov. 7
– Pumpkin Collection for Farm Critters
– Journey to Bethlehem Kit Construction, Nov. 13
– Family Christmas Eve Services, Dec. 22 at 2:30 and 4:00 pm
– Operation Christmas Child
– Sign up for Advent Study


Wish Upon A Star – Bless Families in Need This Christmas

Opportunities to Serve, The Messenger
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Glen Mar’s Wish Upon a Star Ministry is an annual Christmas program that provides gifts and gift cards to families in need living in our area. The families are selected by organizations Glen Mar works with and are listed at the end of this blog. Families then identify “wish lists” of gifts that are provided to our Glen Mar team.…