Informal worship planned at John Wesley

June 20, 2011|Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown

John Wesley United Methodist Church will hold an informal worship service at the church at 129 N. Potomac St. on Saturdays during June, July and August.

The next service will be Saturday at 5 p.m.

The worship service is “come as you are.”

There is free parking at the rear of the church. The Rev. Richard Jewell is senior pastor. Jonathan Giblin is director of music.

For more information, call the church office at 301-733-0391, email or go to

TOPS 0446

C.K. and George tied for the thinner-winner honors for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0446. Judy G. came in a close second.

C.K. presented a program on tips for better health. TOPS area captain Parilee Barber will speak about “Super Foods” at the next meeting.

Meetings are Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Shiloh United Methodist Church, 19731 Shiloh Church Road, Hagerstown. Weigh-in is from 8:45 to 9:20 a.m. For more information, call Mary or Tom at 301-797-2547, or Judy at 301-739-9279.

Roast beef dinner

Grace United Methodist Church will hold a roast beef dinner and silent auction Friday from 5 to 7 p.m.

The church is at 712 W. Church St. in Hagers-town.

The menu includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, coleslaw, roll and butter, coffee or tea, and  lemonade. Dessert will be available. Hot dogs instead of roast beef will be available for children, if desired.

Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for those ages 6 to 12. Those 5 and younger will be admitted free.

Proceeds will benefit the church budget.

For more information, call 301-739-1925.

TOPS 0077

In May, 80 members weighed in during the month for TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 0077 and the members lost a total of 55 1/4 pounds.  

Weight-loss winners for the month were Peggy R. and Pauline M. Honored KOPS (Keep Off Pounds Sensibly) members for May were Louise C., Bonnie B. and Lu M.

Terrie H. has lost 50 pounds, Bonnie B. has lost 20 pounds and Pat H. has lost 10 pounds.

The group meets Mondays at First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown. Weigh-in starts at 7:15 a.m. and the meeting is at 9:30 a.m.

For more information, call Patsy at 301-582-2292 or 842-3615.   

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