Golden Age Club Goes Virtual – on Zoom, Facebook and Internet

Photo by Rebekah Sutfin Sadly, the last in-person event of Greenbelt’s Golden Age Club was in early March. But it’s September now and the club is back with its regular Wednesday meeting schedule –  on Zoom this time, with plans through the end of the year. Events are open to all members, who receive the Zoom link via email. Nonmembers ...
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Free Web Pages for Greenbelt Organizations!

Ad in this week’s Greenbelt News Review NEW! Greenbelt groups are invited to have their own web page created here at Greenbelt Online. Your page, like this one for the Golden Age Club, will then be shown in the Directory of Greenbelt Organizations. And your group doesn’t have to be officially “organized” – just a group of Greenbelters with a ...
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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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