The Govans Session approved the following at their online meeting on May 19, 2020:
Close the church office through June 21, 2020
Have only online Sunday worship throughout the summer
Continue to close the building to all users through June 21 with the exception of:
Church, Preschool, and Senior Center staff, as approved by the Head of Staff, coming in for essential functions that they cannot accomplish at home.
Limited Soul Kitchen workers (up to 4 per Sunday) to distribute prepacked bags of nonperishable food.
One Straw Farm Community Supported Agriculture Pick Up with shares pre-bagged for pick up.
Close the church building to any other renters or users until June 21.
Ways to help those in need:
1. For CARES Food Pantry is in need of the following items:
Cereal or oatmeal, rice, pasta, pasta sauce, 2 canned tuna, baked beans, peanut butter, jelly, 4 canned veggies, 2 soup(not tomato soup), canned fruit, Mac and cheese. Diapers and wipes, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and other toiletries are also needed.
Drop off at CARES which is located in the basement garage of St. Mary's Catholic Church which is located at 5502 York Road Mondays and Thursdays from 9:00am-11:00am, and Saturdays from 10:00am-12:00 noon. Do not drop off at Govans.
2. For Soul Kitchen: Donate single serving non-perishable items that can be openned without a can opener. We are seeking food items that can be easily consumed by homeless individuals. These donations can be dropped off on the front porch of 5114 Whiteford Avenue in Radnor Winston or 106 Felton Road in Lutherville.
Other closing information:
- The Senior Center is closed by order of the Governor.
- The Preschool is through April 26.