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Beltsville Briefs December 2021

Updated: Dec 31, 2021



Updates from the First Baptist Church of Beltsville

First Baptist Church of Beltsville Is Looking for a Pianist

The First Baptist Church of Beltsville is looking for a pianist for to accompany their services and choir. If you are interested go to http://fbcbeltsville.org/pianist.cfm to apply. You can send your questions or resume to ocean244us@yahoo.com.

Christmas Eve Service

You are invited to celebrate the reason for the season with the First Baptist Church of Beltsville on Friday, December 24, Christmas Eve, at 6:00 pm. Come worship the coming of

the Savior through music, the Lord’s Supper and ending with a candlelight singing of Silent Night. We look forward to having you worship with us!


The Beltsville Young at Heart Club

The Beltsville Young at Heart Club’s December meeting at Beltsville Community Center (3900 Sellman Road, Beltsville, MD) will be a joyous occasion. We meet December 16 at 11:00 am, (this is a new time) with light refreshments, a 50/50 raffle, trip information, and a chance to buy something at Clyde's Closet. Entertainment will be provided by the Retro Rockets. We also plan a surprise gift-giving for kids from our seniors. Wear your mask. For more info., call 301-498-9736. We hope to see everyone to start the new year off with a blessing.


Kolachi Carry-Out Event at St. Gregory Byzantine Catholic Church December Orders

On December 11 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm St. Gregory Byzantine Catholic Church will be holding a bake sale. Kolachi Carry-Out Event. Delicious kolachi, a traditional East European holiday sweet bread will be available for $14.00 you get a choice of walnut, poppyseed, or apricot fillings. They will be ready for in-person sales or by pre-order for quick, easy pickup. St. Gregory Byzantine Catholic Church, 12420 Old Gunpowder Spur Rd, Beltsville, MD 20705. See our webpage for more information, directions, and online ordering: https://stgregoryofnyssa.net.



The Scouts of Troop 1033 collected over 3,500 lbs of food for local families.

Scouting for Food Returns with Great Generosity

The annual Scouting for Food Program returned this November after being canceled in the area last year due to the pandemic. Scouting for Food is a national event of the Boy Scouts of America and is one of several service projects local scouts participate in each year. On the weekend of November 6 scouts from Troop 1033 put fliers on the front doors of many houses in the Beltsville and Calverton neighborhoods. On Saturday, November 13th, the scouts went back through the neighborhoods and collect food donations from front porches. Due to the overwhelming generosity of so many local residences, the scouts collected over 3,500 pounds of food donations. The scouts gathered at St. Joseph’s Church parking lot later that morning to weigh, sort, and check the expiration dates of the non-perishable items. The food was then distributed to the food pantries at St. Joseph´s Church and Emmanuel Methodist Church to help those in need in the area. The scouts would like to thank all the generous supporters who made this year’s Scouting for Food a great success.

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