Vigil for George Floyd in Roosevelt Center

Franklin Park resident Carla Johns calls herself a “behind-the-scenes person” who “doesn’t like being front and center.” So it was a challenge for her to step up and organize a candlelight vigil for George Floyd – but she did it and it was just what this community (and this attendee) needed. Carla began posting this notice on local Facebook groups ...
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The Catholic Community of Greenbelt

Celestine Ranney-Howes is the music minister for the Catholic Community of Greenbelt. Up next in our profiles of Greenbelt’s faith communities (links provided below) is one you might not have heard of – because there’s no edifice or signage on Crescent Road to announce its existence. But the Catholic Community of Greenbelt is alive and well, and meets Sunday mornings ...
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Local Churches and the LGBTQ Community of Greenbelt

Greenbelt Community Church is one of many LGBTQ-affirming churches in Prince George’s County LGBTQ people have struggled to find acceptance within major religions for centuries, but in Greenbelt, created during the New Deal as a solution for Depression-Era city slums, community members are fostering a more inclusive religious environment. Throughout the area, LGBTQ-affirming religious communities are becoming increasingly commonplace. Greenbelt ...
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Help Greenbelt Online Now for 100% Matching Funds

Some of the dozens of “Greenbelt Creatives” we want to see listed! Hey, readers! This blog just turned 7, first as “Greenbelt Live” and then here on the expanded Greenbelt Online.org. We’ve gradually added resources and videos, posted hundreds of articles and just recently, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook accounts. Now we’re launching the new Greenbelt Arts Directory and are, for ...
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GATE Videos Cover Events for Fun or Remembrance

From Greenbelt Access Television, enjoy two new “Greenbelt Minutes” by director Andy Zmidzinski. First up, Pumpkin Walk founder Paul Downs and lots of Greenbelt kids appear in this fun video. On a very different note, the next video captures the moving memorial service at Mishkan Torah for victims of the shooting at Tree of Life in Pittsburgh. The service attracted ...
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