Metropolitan to present ‘Misconceptions’

Metropolitan United Methodist Church presents the play “Misconceptions” on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. A spaghetti dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.; the play is at 7 p.m. Adults are $25; children 12 and under are $10. Call 301-375-9088 for ticket information.

Waldorf pantry open Dec. 8 and 22

A food pantry is available Dec. 8 and 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Israel Total Life Ministries, 64 Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf. For more information, call the church office at 301-861-3927.

Calvary Gospel hosts health info session

Calvary Gospel Church, 11150 Berry Road, Waldorf, hosts a Health Info Session the second Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Dec. 10 session is Digestive Discomforts: Coming to Terms with Disorders & Diseases. For more information, call 301-843-5588.

Christ Church to host ‘Blue Christmas’

Christ Church Wayside, 13050 Rock Point Road in Newburg, is hosting a Blue Christmas Service of Hope and Healing from 5 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The service is for people who don’t enjoy “the holidays” — they miss someone, are unemployed, sick or have painful memories of the holiday time.

Ministry to host ‘I’ll be home for Christmas’

Israel Total Life Ministries, 64 Industrial Park Drive in Waldorf, will host the stage play, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. For ticket information, call 240-432-4242. Ages 10 and under free. Seating is limited.

‘With Wondering Awe’ set for Dec. 15

“With Wondering Awe,” an Interfaith Community Christmas Celebration, is Saturday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m. (seating begins at 5:30) at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 22747 Old Rolling Road, Lexington Park.

Christ Church to host ‘Blue Christmas’

Christ Church La Plata, 112 Charles St. in La Plata, is hosting a Blue Christmas Service of Hope and Healing from 4 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16. The service is for people who don’t enjoy “the holidays” — they miss someone, are unemployed, sick or have painful memories of the holiday time.

Homeless memorial service is Dec. 21

Christ Church, 112 Charles St. in La Plata, is hosting the National Homeless Persons Memorial Day Interfaith Service at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 21, the longest night of the year. The service to remember those who died homeless will begin outside to stand with those who have no home.

La Plata AME holding a moving sale

La Plata AME Church is moving and almost everything must go: office furniture, appliances, pew chairs and more are available through Dec. 28 and priced to move. First come, first served. Delivery is not available. Visit the church’s website at www.laplata-ame.org for a list of items available. Email info@laplata-ame.org to schedule a time to view the inventory.

Good Shepherd pantry opens monthly

Good Shepherd Food Pantry will be open 9:30-11:30 a.m. the third Saturday of each month at St. Mary Catholic Church Newport, 11555 St. Mary’s Church Road, Charlotte Hall. For more information, call 301-934-8825 or email stmarycatholicchurcnewportmd@gmail.com.

St. Mary Church holds healing mass

St. Mary Church, Newport has a monthly Healing Mass the first Thursday of each month. The Litany of St. John Vianney is recited after Communion and Fr. Michael Briese offers prayers of healing for the body and soul. Confessions begin at 6 p.m.; Mass begins at 6:30 p.m., with the Sacrament of Reconciliation continuing during the Mass. St. Mary Church, Newport is at 11555 St. Mary’s Church Road in Charlotte Hall. For more information, call the parish office at 301-934-8825.

Church distributes food, clothing monthly

Pisgah Seventh-day Adventist Church distributes food and clothing, for needy Charles County residents only, from 5-7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at the church, 5830 Bumpy Oak Road, Bryans Road. Next distribution date is July 25. For more information, call Gloria Dorsey at 301-283-3230.

Joe’s Place pantry open twice a month

Joe’s Place Food Pantry, a ministry of Christ Church, Durham Parish, the Episcopal Church of Nanjemoy, is open every second and fourth Thursday each month from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Durham Church Parish Hall, 8700 Ironsides Road, Nanjemoy. The pantry is a partnership with the Southern Maryland Food Bank.

Shelves of Hope opens twice monthly

Shelves of Hope Food Pantry is open every second and fourth Saturday from 9:30-11 a.m. For more information, contact the parish office at 301-934-9630.

Calvary Gospel hosts program for men

Royal Rangers meet each Wednesday from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the Family Life Center, second floor, Room 8, at Calvary Gospel Church, 11150 Berry Road, Waldorf. The program is for young men (K-12) and will teach the Bible, recreation, physical training, basic military drill, perform community projects and learn skills in building and racing small pine cars. For more information, contact Elder Ray Short at bjs7634@verizonl.net.

Get fit at Calvary Gospel Church

Calvary Gospel Church, 11150 Berry Road, Waldorf, hosts Fitness with Calvary on the second and fourth Saturday of each month. For more information, call 301-843-5588.

Waldorf church pantry opens monthly

The Holy Sanctuary Church food pantry is open the third Saturday of each month from 9-11 a.m. at 12200 Billingsley Road, Waldorf. For more information, call 301-374-6789.

Hughesville Baptist celebrates recovery

Hughesville Baptist Church holds Celebrate Recovery meetings each Thursday at 7 p.m. The Church is located at 8505 Old Leonardtown Road in Hughesville. This is a Christ-based ministry that helps people deal with their hurts, habits and hang-ups in a safe and confidential environment. For more info, call 301-274-3672 or 240-254-2765, or go to www.hughesvillebaptist.com.

Seventh-day Advetists add prayer mailbox

The Pisgah Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5830 Bryans Road, announced that a prayer mailbox has been placed at the edge of the property for anyone with a prayer request. A bench is there and all are welcome to sit, meditate and/or drop a request to be prayed for. Requests will be added to the church’s 6 a.m. prayer line for daily prayer as well. The box will be checked often during the week.

Accokeek church offers transportation

Accokeek First Church of God, located at 15821 Livingston Road, offers free transportation to those within a 20-mile radius of the church, to and from Sunday School at 9 a.m. or Sunday morning services, 10-11:45 a.m. If interested, call 301-283-2116, email pastor@accokeekchog.org, or contact Rose Armstrong at 301-885-8124.

St. Catherine holds weekday Mass

St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church, Port Tobacco, will offer weekday morning Mass 6:30 a.m. Mondays through Fridays at the church, 7865 Port Tobacco Road. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament begins at 7 a.m. with Benediction at 8 a.m. All are welcome. For more information, go to www.stcatherinesmcconchie.org or call 301-934-9630.

Holy Temple Cross gives cooked food

Holy Temple Cross Ministries Inc. will have a free cooked food give-a-way 1 p.m. Wednesdays throughout the year at 11818 Park Waldorf Lane, Suite 516, Waldorf. Food is donated by area restaurants. For more information, call 301-632-9707.

Metropolitan UMC hosts soup kitchen

Metropolitan United Methodist Church will host Ladles of Love Soup Kitchen 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays at the church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Indian Head. All are encouraged to “eat one; feed one” by taking a meal to someone in need. For more information, call Arline Arnold, 202-494-7556.

Victory Christian hosts food pantry

Victory Christian Ministries International of Charles County food pantry is open 6-7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the church, 4415 Crain Highway, White Plains. For more information, call 301-645-

St. Peter’s holds Sunday evening Mass

St. Peter’s Catholic Church now offers evening Mass 6 p.m. Sundays at the church, 3320 St. Peter’s Drive, Waldorf. For more information, call 301-843-8916.

Ministry hosts weekday corporate prayer

Praying Until Something Happens Ministries will host a noon corporate prayer Monday-Friday at Zoe Outreach Ministries Church, 66790 Crain Highway, La Plata.

Metropolitan hosts youth Friday nights

Metropolitan United Methodist Church hosts Friday Night Kickbacks 7-9:30 p.m. Fridays at the church, 3385 Metropolitan Church Road, Indian Head. This chaperoned event allows is for middle and high school students. Music, video games, card games, ping pong and an Open Mic are offered. Free. Refreshments available for purchase. For more information, call 301-375-9088.

Shiloh thrift shop open thru December

Shiloh Church Thrift Shop, 2780 Shiloh Church Road, Bryans Road, will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. the second and fourth Saturday each month through December. Donations are accepted on those days only. For more information, call 301-375-8816.

New Hope invites visitors to memorial

New Hope Church of God, in partnership with VConnections Inc., invites the community to visit the Community Veterans Memorial at the church, 4200 Old Washington Road, Waldorf. To purchase a memorial brick, call the church, 301-843-3887.

St. Mary’s Church hall rental available

St. Francis Hall at St. Mary’s Church Newport is available to rent for special occasions. For more information, call 301-934-8825, email stmarycatholicchurcnewportmd@gmail.com or go to www.stmarychurchnewport.org.