Religious Organizations

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Discounted food items are available for Southern Caroline County (Federalsburg, Preston, and Harmony) residents in need of discounted groceries. Families can shop one time per month. A $15 minimum purchase is required for each visit and proof of residency is required upon your first visit only. The Clothing Center is open the first 4 Thursdays of each month from 3pm-6pm. All gently worn clothing items are $.50 each and all new items are $1.00 with no minimum purchase or income guidelines required.

The Food Center is open Thursdays from 5pm - 7pm.

Contact: 
Peter Smith, Pastor
410-754-9333
101 Bloomingdale Avenue
Federalsburg, MD 21632
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St. Paul's United Methodist Church provides a meal to the community. The meal is provided by their soup kitchen and held on the first Wednesday of every month from 5:00pm - 7:00pm. You can eat in or take your meal with you.

410-482-8170
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Traditional Episcopal worship service held in an historic gothic-style church on the Choptank River. Holy Eucharist Rite Two at 9:30 AM every Sunday. Adult Bible study at 8:30 AM Sunday. Fellowship hour following each service. Parish Hall with kitchen may be rented for meetings/receptions. Tables and chairs available, seats 60. Street parking and after-hours parking at Courthouse lots. Very limited handicapped-accessible.

410-479-0419
P.O. Box 428
Denton, MD 21629
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If you or a loved one are in need of assistance with food or clothing and live in Caroline County, Crisis Care Ministries can help. Additionally, they can assist with your housing search and act as a liaison between you and the landlord. They work with local, state, and federal agencies to provide support. Those in need are required to show proof of residence (utility bill, lease or ID) and should contact either Charles or Melissa Busch at any time.

410-924-0460
5330 Bethlehem Road
Preston, MD 21655
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Provides food to those in need through their food pantry and Food Distribution Day. Food Distribution Days take place on a bi-monthly basis on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 3-4pm. Should food be needed prior to the next distribution day, please feel free to contact the church and if food is available through their in-house pantry, they are more than happy to help. Please bring your own grocery bags or reusable bags. The Food Distribution Days are affiliated with the Maryland Food Bank so the only criteria to receive assistance is that you are a Maryland resident.

410-479-9519
8680 Mitchell Road
Denton, MD 21629
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Denton Camp is a Christian Campground and retreat center that is perfect for groups of all.sizes from 20-300 (and concerts up to 800). We offer a quiet sanctuary with modern day conveniences perfect for spiritual retreats and training events. For retreats, we offer overnight lodging in dormatories, RV spaces, and cottages as well as meeting spaces including two dining halls and a gym. We also offer wonderful outdoor amenities including a playground, pond, pavilion, and sports fields.

Contact: 
Holly Sorrells, Camp Manager
410-479-3361
424 E Wesley Circle
Denton, MD 21629
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A faith network of ministries, churches, and pastors in South Caroline county. Sponsors the Bountiful Harvest Center (Food Pantry & Clothing) each Thursday, 5-7 PM housed at the First Church of God in Federalsburg. Supports the Caroline County Heartbeat Pregnancy Help and Resource Center housed at the Park Lane Church of God, which helps young women and men struggling with an unplanned pregnancy. Offers special events including Community Thanksgiving Celebration, Lenten Luncheons, Good Friday Cross Walk, Easter Sunrise Celebration and The Nigh Before National Day of Prayer. Several members are Character Counts coaches at Elementary, Middle and High Schools. Promotes "The Gathering" (a free meal event) at the VFW of Federalsburg on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Association meets August - May on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 8 am, location varies. For a list of churches in the Federalsburg and outlaying area, contact Ray Parsons, Executive Secretary.

Contact: 
Ray Parsons, Executive Secretary
410-754-9958
P.O. Box 235
Federalsburg, MD 21632
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Food pantry for people in need of food assistance. Families are required to show proof of income (paystubs) and of residence (utility bill). Open the 2nd Saturday of every month from 8:30 -10:30 am. Drop-off sites to donate to the pantry are Connie's Cut Above in Goldsboro, Anita's Hair House in Henderson, and most north county area churches. If you would like to help at the food pantry we would ask that you be at the church by 7:30am to help setup and get ready.

Contact: 
Tammy Lofland
410-924-6273
P. O. Box 153
Goldsboro, MD 21636
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Held at and sponsored by the Denton Church of Free Seventh-day Adventists, the Food Give Away serves Caroline County residents who are in dire need of food. Please be considerate of others. Please bring proof of residence. Come while supplies last. First come first serve.

Contact: 
Tina Coursey
410-479-4708
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Go the to church website to view the Mass schedule in English and Spanish. ESL classes sponsored by Mid-Shore Adult Education: Mon. & Wed. evenings 7-9 PM.

Contact: 
Marge Messner, Secretary
410-482-7687
P.O. Box 399
Marydel, MD 21649