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CHILDREN, YOUTH AND TEEN UPDATES

 

Lives change at summer camp. This summer, the BWC's Retreat and Camping Ministries offers a vast array of experiences for those entering third grade through adults in residential and day camps.  Registration is now open.

You'll be surprised at all that's available -- all crafted in a perfect balance of fun, friends and faith. Explore this years experiences:

The Girl Scout Troops have resumed virtual/zoom troop meetings on the third Friday of each month at 6:30 PM. All girls ages 5-17 are welcome to join us. Our next Zoom meeting will be held on Friday, January 21st. 
Please call Troop Coordinator, Carolyn McQuaige-Howard (410-889-3143) for the zoom/virtual link, and if you are interested in sharing a craft, specialty, etc. Thanks for your continued support. 

 

Sis. Carolyn McQuaige-Howard, Troop Coordinator

IN THE COMMUNITY 

St. Cecilia’s RC Church's Soup Kitchen is open and will be operating on Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m..  They will be preparing take out dinners.  The menu for the remainder of 2021 will include fried chicken, shrimp, meat loaf, spaghetti w/meat sauce and baked chicken dishes as well as vegetables, desserts, water, beverage and fruit.  Also the Food Pantry is open on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.  The food pantry will be fully stocked with  canned goods, cereal, pasta, canned fruit and snacks.  St. Cecilia is located at 3300 Clifton Ave. and Hilton St.

FOOD GIVEAWAYS
 

TUESDAYS
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church - 2201 Garrison Blvd. (9:00 a.m.)
Beacon of Light - 2620 Quantico Ave (12 noon)

Produce & Shelf Foods Drive Through
Italian Cultural Center - 315 Homeland Southway (12 noon to 2:00 p.m.)
C.C. Jackson Recreation Center - 4910 Park Heights Ave. (12 noon to 2:00 p.m.)

WEDNESDAYS
Alameda Shopping Center (12 noon to 2:00 p.m.)
Harbel Community Organization - 5807 Harford Rd. (3:00 p.m. - cars start lining up at 1:30 p.m.)

THURSDAYS
Meats and Produce
Gospel Tabernacle Baptist Church -3100 Walbrook Ave. ( 9:00 a.m.)
St. Joseph Monastery Parish - 251 S. Morley St. (2nd Thurs of each month)

LAST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH
Produce, Stables and Meats provided by the Maryland Food Bank
Trinity Presbyterian Church - 3200 Walbrook Ave. (starting at 9:00 a.m side entrance)
21216 zip code residents only

Good News!
John Wesley UMC had been accepted in the FREE Pantry On the Go program operated by Maryland Food Bank. This program will supply loose fresh produce and fruit to the community, our congregation and friends once a month. THERE IS NO COST TO THE CHURCH.

We need volunteers. Please contact Daphne Hurd or Sheila Grier if you want to volunteer. Remember it is  ONLY 5 hours once a month. 

Isaiah 58:7 - Share your food with the hungry

DAPHNE HURD (daphnelhurd@icloud.com )  or SHEILA GRIER (Sdgkng1947@gmail.com )

FOR SENIORS 

Are you a senior living in Baltimore City and 60+ years of age in need of food or know of someone?

Here are some sources you can use.  These services will deliver:
1.  Call 410-826-5955  for Free Food delivery by the end of the week.  You can call once each week.
2. Call 410-396-2273 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to see if you qualify for an Amazon Food Box.

Persons under 60 needing food should call 211.

Are you a senior or someone assisting a senior check out this website for additional resources www.assistedliving.org.

SUMMER OFFICE HOURS
The Church office for the meantime will continue on a Covid-type schedule.
The office will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
All other times Tuesday-Friday, Min. Hyman can be reached by email at baltjwumc@gmail.com.  In extreme emergencies call her at home at the number listed in the printed newsletter sent to each home last week.