Lucy P. Jones family reunion held

August 19, 2011|Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street
  • Family members pose for a picture at the Lucy P. Jones family reunion.
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The Lucy P. Jones family reunion was held Aug. 12-14. The theme was “United Through Faith, Love and Hope.”

On Aug. 12, a “Meet and Greet” was held at Bethel Gardens Community Center. On Aug. 13, a picnic was held at Martin L. “Marty” Snook Memorial Park in Halfway.  On Aug. 14, the reunion ended with a morning worship service at their home church, Ebenezer AME on Bethel Street, with the Rev. Leroy Jackson, pastor, leading the service.

The guest speaker for the worship was one of their own, the Rev. Pamela Hicks of Faith Baptist Church. Hicks is the daughter of the late William Warfield (“Wolfie”) Jones Jr. and granddaughter of the late Lucy P. Jones. She is assistant principal at Middle School P23QCC in Belle Rose, N.Y.  She spoke from Hebrews 12 and asked the question, “Are You Spiritually Fit?”

Lunch was served after the service as the group enjoyed visiting and fellowship.

Bazaar set for Saturday

The Gospel Choir at Second Christian Church, 65 W. North Ave., will host a bazaar Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cookies, cupcakes, cakes, clothes and household knickknacks will be for sale.

Movie night is Saturday

Bridge of Life Church, at 14 S. Potomac St., will show the movie “Soul Surfer” Saturday at 7 p.m.  

The movie, popcorn and drinks are free.

Book club to meet

The August book discussion for the Sisters In Spirit Book Club is Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Apples for Children, 6 W. Washington St.,  suite 200. The group will discuss the book, “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates,” by Wes Moore.  

For location and more information, call Ladetra Robinson at 240-520-5676 or email

Block party is Saturday

West End Churches, which includes Asbury Grace United Methodist Church, St. Marks Lutheran Church, Grace United Methodist Church, St. Matthews United Methodist Church and Washington Square United Methodist Church, will hold a back- to-school block party Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington Ave.

Memorial Recreation Center and The Salvation Army will also participate in the event.  

Blossom School to start

Blossom School of Etiquette will start new classes titled, “Being the Best You Can Be”  Saturday, Aug. 27, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Hagerstown Presbyterian Church, 20 S. Prospect St.

The free classes are for girls ages 7 to 17, and include teaching about poise, assertiveness, social skills (home and school) table manners, manners, self-confidence and self-esteem.

To register, call Ladetra Robinson at 240-520-5676 or email

Movie to be shown

The last movie of the summer sponsored by West Side Church will be shown Saturday, Aug. 27, at 8:45 p.m. at the Memorial Recreation Center parking lot.

It will feature the movie “Gnomeo & Juliet.”

Those ages 10 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a lawn chair.

For more information, call 301-790-0203.

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