Eldersburg church installs rector


ST. STEPHEN'S Reformed Episcopal Church in Eldersburg installed the Rev. Eric W. Jorgensen as its rector Sunday evening. Bishop Gregory Hotchkiss of Somerville, N.J., conducted the service.

Jorgensen has been pastor at the Eldersburg church since July 1, when he and his family arrived after serving a parish in Tyler, Texas, for several years.

Services at St. Stephen's are at 11 a.m. Sundays, with Sunday school classes for all ages at 9: 45 a.m. Youth groups for middle and high school teen-agers and family worship is at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Information: 410-795-1249.

Golf tourney

Golf enthusiasts should mark Oct. 1 on their calendars. That's when the Knights of Columbus Council No. 7612 will hold its annual charity golf tournament at Bear Creek Golf Club in Westminster.

The entry fee is $60, and the field is limited to 34 foursomes. Team and individual prizes will be awarded. Proceeds will benefit Beth Puleo, a Westminster fifth-grader who is fighting a brain tumor.

Information: 410-795-8638 or 410-795-2280.

Eats and treats

The PTA at Linton Springs Elementary School has published a cookbook featuring 230 recipes from parents, students, families and friends.

The cookbooks are $10, and proceeds benefit PTA programs.

Information: Mary-Beth Connor, 410-795-5995.

Museum reopens

After some sprucing up, the Sykesville Gate House Museum is again open to visitors from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays.

The museum is showcasing a baseball display with photos and memorabilia of area players and teams. In addition, large-scale models of the former Strawbridge Home for Boys are on display.

Information: 410-549-5150.

Storytelling workshop

Would-be storytellers age 17 and older are invited to learn the basics of storytelling from 12: 30 p.m. to 3: 30 p.m. Saturday at the Eldersburg library. Picking and learning folk tales, as well as performance tips, will be included in the workshop.

No registration is required.

Information: 410-386-4460.

Nature programs

The Nature Center at Piney Run Park will sponsor the Timber Doodle Puppet Theater from 2 p.m. to 2: 30 p.m. Sunday, and from 3: 30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct 2. The presentations are geared toward children in lower elementary school grades. Admission is free, but advance registration is requested.

For plant enthusiasts, there will be a perennial swap from 1: 30 p.m. to 2: 30 p.m. on Saturday. The semiannual event will be held on the patio behind the Nature Center. Please label plants.

Information: 410-795-6043.

Sherry Graham's Southeast neighborhood column appears each Tuesday in the Carroll County edition of The Sun.

Pub Date: 9/21/99

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