Members of Christ United Methodist Church were saddened to learn that Pastor Sheridan Almond has been transferred from their church at 2833 Florida Ave.

Parishioners have appreciated her dedicated service and she will be missed.

A farewell luncheon in her honor is scheduled for after the June 17 worship at 9 a.m.

Pastor Steve Keller will assume leadership duties in July.


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• The church needs a volunteer to organize food preparation on the fifth Saturday of the month, four times a year, for Christ Deaf Church in Arbutus. The meal is delivered at 12:30 p.m., then served from 1 to 2 p.m.

Speaking as someone who assists with this rewarding ministry, please consider getting involved. The service is very much valued by the people who attend.

If you are interested, call Val Miller at 410-789-9058.

Father's Day favorites

The Color Guard with American Legion Post 195, located at 2603 Virginia Ave., will host the annual Father's Day shrimp feast 1-6 p.m. Sunday, June 17.

Expect pit beef and ham, fried and steamed shrimp, Italian sausage, chicken wings, shrimp Creole with rice, shrimp soup, baked potatoes, green beans, potato salad, coleslaw, fresh fruit, rolls, sheet cake, coffee and an open bar for a cost of $37. Brownies will cater and music will be provided by the Esquires.

Call 443-756-1152 to reserve a ticket.

Celebrate Father's Day at the Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands Senior Center, 424 Third Ave., at noon Tuesday, June 19.

John Norfolk will entertain. The meal will consist of rib-eye steak, baked potato, herbed carrots, coleslaw, roll and apple pie for a $7 cost. Purchase tickets by June 13.

• The center will also host a mid-summer night dinner 4-7 p.m Saturday, June 23, with Stan Grant handling the music. Menu features spaghetti dinner with salad, garlic bread, Jell-O, cake and wine, all for $7.

Call the center at 410-887-1443 by June 15 to reserve a place.