Feeding the Hungry
- Thursdays of March 26, April 30 and May 28
- Saturdays of March 28 or May 2
The Our Daily Bread Ministry feeds lunch to over 700 people in downtown Baltimore each day. This ministry is located close to our Church at 725 Fallsway, 21202. We are now able to offer both weekday and Saturday volunteering opportunities. All shifts run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and will include an orientation session. If you are interested in the Thursdays of March 26, April 30 and May 28 contact Mark Stanley (firstname.lastname@example.org, 410-685-3404). If you are interested in the upcoming Saturdays of March 28 or May 2 contact Kelly Zellers (410-258-0888 or email@example.com) or Doug Barrington (firstname.lastname@example.org). “Jesus said, ‘Whatever you do to the least of these, you do to me.’”
Making Casseroles: Another way for people to help their hungry neighbors is by making casseroles for Our Daily Bread. You can pick up a lid with the tin in the back of the church, remember to label your casserole with type and date and put it in the freezer in our kitchen (downstairs at the far end of the building) on any Sunday. Thank you so much for helping with this vital service to the displaced and hungry in Baltimore. If you have questions, you can contact us, the “Casserole Captains” Sarah and Albert Marquardt (email@example.com).
Feed Our Children: An Offering of Letters
- Sunday, April 26th after the 10:30 a.m.service
Every five years, Congress must reauthorize our nation’s child nutrition programs. Hearing from people of faith can help persuade Congress to sustain and strengthen programs like school meals and the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) nutrition program.
With a tradition of bipartisan support that goes back to World War II, child nutrition programs are seen as wise investments in the health and well-being of our nation’s children. The need is great. One in five American children lives in a family struggling to put food on the table. For many children their school lunch is their primary meal of the day.
What can we do?
The Christian Ministry Organization Bread for the World is encouraging churches to have a letter writing campaign. So on April 26, after the 10:30 a.m. Service we will have pens, stationary and sample letters advocating for children’s nutrition programs. We will have the addresses of our representatives in congress on display. We will also have other background materials about our country’s child nutrition programs to help with your letter writing. Your written message can make a difference. Thank you for your participation.
Do You Like to Sing?
- Sunday, April 26th during the 10:30 a.m. Worship service
- Rehearsals: Thursday evenings, April 16 & 23, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
We have a short term “pick-up choir” opportunity for any parishioners who may be interested in singing a service with our talented choristers. On Sunday April 26, you will join the choir during our 10:30 a.m. Worship. In order to prepare, we ask that you commit to two Thursday evening rehearsals (April 16 & 23, 7:30-8:30 p.m.). The choir will perform two anthems together, an offertory anthem and communion anthem. This will be a fun, “no-pressure” experience for those who like to sing but are not able to make a commitment to our music program. A sign up sheet is in the back of the church or interested parishioners can email our Director of Music, John Smedstad (firstname.lastname@example.org).
May 3 Baptisms, 10:30 a.m.
May 18 Last Day of Education Hour; Sunday School and Youth Group End of Year Celebration
May 24 The Feast of Pentecost; Baptisms, 10:30 a.m.; Final Choir Sunday of the Season