| Jul 16, 2014
| 3:25 AM
Peggy Glick wasn't sure how she would be received at Pine Grove United Methodist Church where she was initially assigned as a part-time pastor. The divorced mother of two was the congregation's first female minister.
She shouldn't have worried. The Rev....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Retired Rev. Arthur “Dan” Gleckler is more than the interim pastor of the 148-year-old Hampden United Methodist Church. He's a beacon of stability and hope for a small ongregation that is reeling from losing two ministers in two months....
| Jul 12, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Harry E. Klages, a World War II pilot who owned Cathell Bros. & Co. Inc. and was a longtime volunteer with the Friends of Jerusalem Mill, died Monday at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center of complications from a fall. He was 93.
The son of Harry E. Klages,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Melissa Regan has painted walls, weeded gardens and built handicapped-accessible ramps. She has removed seaweed that washed up on the beachfront lot of a house in Middle River. She has laid down carpeting in a house in Essex, a task she learned on the...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Ralph W. Miller, a retired mechanical engineer who had been a founding partner of a Baltimore engineering firm, died May 8 of heart failure at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 91.
The son of Edward A. Miller, a cemetery...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 12:01 PM
The Rev. Gerald W. "Jerry" Weiss, a pastor of United Methodist churches in Maryland who enjoyed collecting and repairing antique clocks, died April 6 of heart failure at the Charlestown retirement community. He was 84.
"His use by God went beyond local...
| Mar 3, 2014
Buckwheat pancakes are not found on every Shrove Tuesday menu.
But at Zion United Methodist, the yeasty cakes are a mainstay.
"We had a couple requests for it," said Barbara Bollinger, as she mixed flour and sugar in preparation for the annual feast...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:45 AM
Help the homeless in Howard County by eating chili at the fourth annual Hotter Than Thou chili cook-off Sunday, March 9, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., at the Church of the Resurrection in Ellicott City.
Sponsored by the Bridges to Housing Stability...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:35 AM
As Sandra Carnes, 77, walked up Roland Avenue to attend Sunday services at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Hampden, the Rev. Bonnie McCubbin, 27, the new pastor, was there to greet her with a hearty "Hello there!"
"She's a lot younger" than...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:20 AM
The Eagle Scout rank, the highest advancement possible in the Boy Scouts of America, is earned by only about 5 percent of the boys who join Scouts. Boy Scout Troop 793, which meets at Glenelg United Methodist Church, has had 10 members move into the...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:21 PM
The Church of the Ascension Men's Club dishes up Lenten Friday seafood feasts on April 4 and 11, 5-7 p.m., in Brewer Hall, 4601 Maple Ave. Fried fish, shrimp, oysters, stewed tomatoes, slaw, macaroni and cheese, dessert and hot drinks costs $10 for adults...
| Apr 16, 2014
Stand at the foot of the Cross, so you can fully appreciate Resurrection Sunday.
The annual Good Friday ecumenical service, sponsored by the Greater Arbutus Ministerium, takes place April 18, from noon to 2 p.m., in Violetville United Methodist Church,...