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  • In Theory: Can people be possessed?

    In Theory Question: A group of Catholic bishops gathered in Baltimore last week to examine what scripture and canon law have to say about exorcism. According to CNN's Belief Blog, bishops will look at what the Bible says, "paying careful attention to...
  • Lighting the way

    Lighting the way
    A performing church troupe is using its creativity to fulfill a necessity. The Burbank First United Methodist Church Players (BUMPS) had planned to produce a full staged production of its Mystery Radio Theatre performance of "The Gazebo" by Alex...
  • Leona Smith

    Leona Brooks Smith, whose late husband Gilbert ("Smitty") Smith was the longtime director of the La CaƱada Youth House, died in La Crescenta on Oct. 24. Born in Los Angeles on Jan. 11, 1912, she was 98. She was married to Gilbert Henry Smith for 45...
  • Family, Community Mourn Loss of Pastor Killed by Flesh-Eating Bacteria

    Family, Community Mourn Loss of Pastor Killed by Flesh-Eating Bacteria
    Pastor Linda Snyder, of Sacramento's United Methodist Church, died Tuesday from complications from necrotizing fasciitis – commonly referred to as "flesh-eating bacteria." Snyder had been with the church for a decade when she developed a wound,...
  • 'Southern' Methodist Church preservation efforts are commendable

    Just to see the church in which we grew up brought back to life is extremely gratifying! Yes, the historic "Southern" Methodist Church in Aberdeen has been returned to be a very vibrant part of the community. For years, after many decades of well serving...
  • Free suppers to nourish body and spirit at Lansdowne United Methodist Church

    Free suppers to nourish body and spirit at Lansdowne United Methodist Church
    Soaring temperatures can't keep Betty Cain out of the kitchen at Lansdowne United Methodist Church at 114 Laverne Ave. Two Wednesdays a month, she and her seasoned crew of prep chefs dish up tasty, free suppers that are open to the community from 5-6 p.m....
  • Columbia Arts Council offering art camp through Aug. 19

    Listings are accepted on a space-available basis. Events must be open to the public, and priority will be given to those in Howard County. Items typically appear two weeks prior to the date included in the listing if sent far enough in advance. Deadline...
  • Lunch preparation part of their Sunday service for church cooks in Arbutus and Lansdowne

    Dishing up free Sunday lunches for Christ Church of the Deaf's members is a tradition in our area. Four United Methodist Church cooking crews rotate duty every month, each providing tasty fare at 1 p.m., 1040 S. Beechfield Ave. Sign language isn't...
  • Death of former pastor's wife in 1999 now ruled homicide

    Death of former pastor's wife in 1999 now ruled homicide
    When Arthur Schirmer was arrested in September 2010 and charged with killing his wife, Betty Jean, in 2008, and trying to make it look like a car accident, it made people wonder about the circumstances of the death of Schirmer's first wife, Jewel, who...
  • Monkton United Methodist Church to dedicate new steps

    Monkton United Methodist Church invites the public to a dedication ceremony for the church's new front steps. The congregation will dedicate new brick steps leading up to the front doors on Feb. 19 at 10:45 a.m.. Light refreshments will follow. The...
  • Lou Ellen Griffin, Megan's Law advocate, dies

    Lou Ellen Griffin, Megan's Law advocate, dies
    Lou Ellen Griffin, who became a nationally known advocate for Megan's Law and missing and exploited children after the murder of her son in 1982, died Tuesday of lung cancer at her Cockeysville home. She was 78. The last time Mrs. Griffin and her...