Services today

June 15, 2012|Madge Miles | Around Jonathan Street

Recovery services will be held Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church, 155 N. Jonathan St. 

This will be a time of worship, praise, teaching and a ministry of encouragement.

Breakfast and bake sale

The Men of Ebenezer AME Church, 26 W. Bethel St., will hold a breakfast Saturday,  beginning at 8 a.m. 

It will be eat-in, take-out, or call 301-797-6123 on the day of the breakfast for delivery. 

The menu includes eggs, fried potatoes and onions, sausage, gravy, biscuit and juice or coffee. 

The breakfast costs $6. 

After breakfast, the youth of Ebenezer will hold a bake sale.

It will include cookies, cakes, brownies and pies, sold individually by slice or whole.

Choir to perform


On Saturday, a portion of the National Christian Choir group will be at Emmanuel United Methodist Church at 802 Summit Ave. at 5 p.m.

Due to limited seating, a free ticket must be secured before the event. 

For tickets, call 301-733-4722 (leave message) or send an email to

Vacation Bible school

Asbury United Methodist Church, 155 N. Jonathan  St., will hold  its vacation Bible school titled “God in the Midst of the Galaxy” June 18-22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day.

It is geared for those ages 4-18. 

A breakfast, light snacks and lunch will be provided to the participants. 

Diabetes program

The Diabetes Support Group at Walnut Towers, 12 S. Walnut St., will meet  Wednesday, June 20, at 1:30 p.m. in the eighth-floor community room.  

The program will be “Eating Healthy on a Budget” presented by Lisa Moran, community health advocate with Priority Partners. 

The group is open not only to the individuals who live at Walnut Towers, but to anyone in the community.

A forum is provided for educating individuals with diabetes to help manage their disease and to gain support from others. 

For more information, call Lisa McCoy, nutrition and Wellness Services, at 240-313-3360 (TTY 240-313-3391) at the Washington County Health Department. 

You have a right to language interpretation service at no cost to you.

Old-fashioned dinner

There will be an old-fashioned turkey dinner at 462 Park Place on Sunday, June 24, beginning at noon. 

The dinner costs $10.

To place an order, call Clara Broadus at 30l-739-2557. 

It will be a fundraiser for the “For Our Kid’s Sake Bus Trip” to Dorney Park in Allentown, Pa., which is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11. 

Vacation Bible school

The vacation Bible school for Emmanuel United Methodist Church, 802 Summit Ave., will be held June 24-28 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Thus year’s theme is “Operation Overboard: Dare to go Deep with God.”

The classes are for those ages 4 to adult.

A light meal will be served from 5 to 5:45 p.m.

To register, call 301-733-4720.

Family event

Captive Free, a music ministry team sponsored by Youth Encounter, will present an evening of music, skits and puppets Saturday, July 7, at 5 p.m.  at Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road.

It will be a faith-encouraging program of music and personal sharing.

The program is being held in conjunction with the Haven Lutheran Youth Mission trip and activities fundraiser.

Basket raffles, silent auction will be available. Seating is limited.

Tickets have to be purchased in advance.  No tickets will be sold at the door. 

Admission will include a hot dog, bag of chips and a drink.

For tickets, call Amy Mason at 301-393-0794.


Supplies needed

With kitten and puppy litter season in full swing, the Humane Society of Washington County is experiencing shortages of supplies and it is asking the public for assistance.

Needed are Pedigree Small Crunch Bites adult dog food, Purina Kitten Chow and Yesterday’s News cat litter. Take items to the shelter at 13011 Maugansville Road.

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