November 7, 2006
BOONSBORO - The youth group of Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, 134 S. Main St., will host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast Saturday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 11 a.m. Tickets for adults cost $6 and for children 5 to 11 years old, $3. There is no charge for children 4 and younger. Proceeds will benefit the youth mission projects. For information, call 301-432-5763.
December 9, 1999
The Bethel United Methodist Church Youth Fellowship will present the Christmas musical, "Code Red, an E.R. Christmas" tonight, at 7:30 p.m. at Smithsburg High School's auditorium. Admission is free, but nonperishable food items for Smithsburg Food Bank will be accepted at the door.
January 25, 2008
The children's division of Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington Ave., will be selling doughnuts on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 5. The doughnuts cost $2.25 per dozen. To place an order, call the church office at 301-739-2653 or Patsy Weigand at 301-790-3510. This church is next to Western Enterprise Fire Hall. Parking is available behind the church. Proceeds from the sale will help pay for children and youth to go to church camp.
February 24, 2008
CLEAR SPRING - Dinnertime Friday night and lunch on Saturday might have been called a "happy meal," but for the youths participating in the 30-hour famine at Blair's Valley Church of God, the choices were limited to water or Gatorade. "I realize you should always be grateful for what you have," said Heather Fridley, 14, as she began her 27th hour without food Saturday afternoon. Heather was one of about 20 youths who participated in the event Friday and Saturday through Blair's Valley Church of God. She signed on at the urging of her friend, Kristina Faith, 14, who is a member of the church's youth group.
February 24, 2006
St. John's Church Youth Group in conjunction with Roy Rogers will host a Family Night at the Roy Rogers restaurant at 1730 Massey Blvd. in Hagerstown today from 4 to 8 p.m. The group is raising money to help fund a trip to the National Youth Gathering in San Antonio in July. Roy Rogers will donate 25 percent of the proceeds generated at the fundraiser to the youth group. The donation is based on the number of guests that come into the restaurant to support the St. John's Youth Group during the fundraiser.
May 5, 1999
Youth group can camp at Town Pond SHARPSBURG - Sharpsburg Town Council members gave the OK on Monday for a youth group to camp at the Town Pond after a fishing tournament. The group would have supervision, said Town Councilman Ralph Hammond. Councilwoman Denise Troxell said it's OK as long as groups ask the council's permission first. Railroad Museum gets HO scale layout SHARPSBURG - The Hagerstown Model Railroad Museum Inc. has been given a complete HO scale layout.
December 17, 1997
Youth group helps parents get through hectic season Editor's note: The Herald-Mail is highlighting 12 different individuals or groups who make a difference to others during the holiday season. By MARLO BARNHART Staff Writer A few hours to shop for Christmas presents without the kids is every parent's dream. That dream came true for a number of parents on Dec. 6, thanks to the FLYTE youth group at St. John's Lutheran Church in Martinsburg, W.Va. For four hours that Saturday, the young members of FLYTE provided activities, stories, laps, cookies and whatever else their young charges needed.
August 3, 2009
New Beginnings Community Church's youth group sent 14 of its members to Charleston, S.C., to attend a mission camp called M-Fuge. They traveled the 11-hour trip in their newly purchased bus. During the week, members of the team worked in children's ministry teaching those ages 2 to 12 in Bible clubs. Some worked in poverty-stricken areas in parks, playing with children and showing them love. Others worked in nursing homes and food banks. Two of the team members, Keith Snyder and Anthoney Dankulich, worked in a new area this year called the beach ministry.
December 21, 2000
Youth group gives parents a break for the holidays Editor's note : This is the 10th in a series of stories running on the 12 days before Christmas to recognize individuals and groups who make the holidays better for others. By BOB PARTLOW / Staff Writer, Martinsburg Photo: KEVIN G. GILBERT / staff photographer MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Teenagers from St. John's Lutheran Church on a mission to help others spent time before Christmas doing just that. continued Young people in the group Fellow Lutheran Youth Together in Evangelism (FLYTE)