Events

Feb
19

Days of Compassion

6:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Free
  • ,
  • Compassion International

Here's your chance to give hope to a child living in poverty. WGTS is teaming up with Compassion International for this special 3-day event "Days of Compassion" where you have the opportunity to sponsor children living in poverty around the world.

 
Through Compassion, your sponsored child will have the opportunity to receive a Christian education, be fed regularly, and have hope to break the cycle of poverty for their family. Be a part of the miracle!
 
Find a child who needs to be sponsored. You can search by birthdate, country, and those who have been waiting the longest. Thank you for being a blessing to these children in need!

 
 
 
 

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Feb
19

University of Maryland Job Fair

10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  • Free
  • College Park, MD
  • University Human Resources

The University of Maryland is a great place to work! Come and find out why at our job fair. Learn more about opportunities at the University of Maryland, College Park. Get help with applications. Computers will be available to apply online. Speak directly with hiring units about current job openings. Job opportunities include: Bus Driver, Electrician, Environmental Specialist, HVAC Technician, Plumber, Police Communications Operator, Police Officer, and more.

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Feb
20
  • Free
  • Germantown, MD
  • Fellowship Christian School

Meet teachers and administration, see the curriculum, ask questions, and tour the facilities. See what makes FCS an amazing place to partner with you in teaching your child to serve Christ!

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Feb
22

MetroDC Indonesian Bazaar

11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Free to attend; food for purchase
  • Rockville, MD
  • Darren

On February 22, OMF missionary appointees to SE Asia will be sharing at an Indonesian Food Bazaar in Rockville, Maryland. The event is free to the public with authentic ethnic food available for purchase, including a special “Liwetan” meal (by RSVP only). Come and hear more about what God is doing in SE Asia and enjoy good food and fellowship.

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Feb
23

ONE YEAR CHURCH ANNIVERSARY

03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
  • $50.00
  • Greenbelt, MD
  • Pastor Lawrence Patterson

Join us as we celebrate ONE YEAR of Kingdom Power at the luxurious Martins Crosswinds in Greenbelt, Maryland. The anniversary will take place on Sunday, February 23, 2020, at 3:00pm. The anniversary ticket is $50.00, per person. Children under 10 years, $25.00 Musical Guest: Renowned gospel artist Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy. Get your ticket; Reserve your seat, this will be a royal celebration!

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Feb
23

CommUNITY Event

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  • No Cost
  • Mclean, VA
  • Sandy Kessinger

A time for people of all faiths and backgrounds to come together to meet, greet, share and celebrate our diveristy! All are invited to this Family Event for an afternoon of international music, crafts and games for children, coffee, tea, and finger foods. If you have dress from your homeland, please feel free to wear it.

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Feb
23
Concert

MercyMe 2020 Tour with Jeremy Camp

7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • $23.75 - $150
  • Fairfax, Virginia
  • Ticketmaster

For the first time in 2 years, MercyMe returns to the DMV for The MercyMe 2020 Tour featuring award-winning artist Jeremy Camp and David Leonard on February 23 at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, VA.

Enjoy favorites from MercyMe like Grace Got You, Best News Ever, Even If, Flawless, and their timeless hit I Can Only Imagine.

Tickets are now ON SALE to the general public

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Feb
28
Sticker Stop

Fill the Pantry Sticker Stop - Bowie

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Free
  • Bowie, Maryland

You're invited to join WGTS 91.9 as we take on hunger all over the DMV by helping to fill up local food pantries. Look for us at Walmarts around the region each Friday between 3-7pm. Stop by and say "hi" and grab some WGTS goodies, and help those in need in the process!

Our hope is that no child or family will have to face hunger all year long.

What should I bring?

Here are some of the most needed items pantries have told us they need on a regular basis:

  • canned meats (turkey, chicken, tuna, and beef)
  • peanut butter
  • stew and chili (canned)
  • canned pasta (like Chef Boyardee)
  • cereal
  • fruit (canned in 100% fruit juice)
  • macaroni and cheese
  • beans (dried and canned)
  • pasta and pasta sauce (no glass please)
  • rice (1 lb bag)
  • 100% fruit juice
  • vegetable oil

Download a printable shopping list here!

We appreciate these wonderful organizations for helping to collect the food and distribute to the communities they serve:

Food For Others

Capital Area Food Bank

Maryland Food Bank

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Feb
28
  • Free Will Offering
  • Olney, MD
  • Kathy Hambrecht, House of Hope Maryland Executive Director

Community Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction to benefit House of Hope Maryland Day School. All are welcomed! Invite your family, friends and neighbors to join you for a delicious homemade spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread and wonderful desserts! The mission of House of Hope Maryland is to offer hope, healing and solutions to struggling teens through structured education, Christian counseling and spiritual guidance in a safe and nurturing environment. Questions: [email protected] or (301)774-3804

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Feb
28

Free Movie "Indivisible"

06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
  • Free
  • Eldersburg, MD
  • Faith Lutheran Church/Debbie Houck

Faith Lutheran Church, located at 1700 St Andrews Way, Eldersburg, MD 21784 will be hosting a free showing of the movie “Indivisible”. Friday, February 28th, 6:30-9pm, The motion picture is based on a true story about Army Chaplain Darren Turner and his wife Heather. Fresh out of the seminary and basic training, Army chaplain Darren Turner receives orders to deploy to Iraq, leaving his wife behind to care for their three young children. The harsh realities of war soon take their toll on Turner and his battalion, making it hard to stay connected to his beloved family. When Darren finally comes home, the Turners must decide if they're willing to face one more battle -- the fight to save their marriage. Go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHdhbE2tJyA to see the trailer. There will also be free snacks and bottled water in the Social Hall. The general public is invited to this event, so please tell your friends and neighbors. The Marriage and Relationship Education Center will also join us and give a thoughtful presentation before the movie. The doors will be open at 6:15 PM. The MREC presentation starts at 6:30 PM and the movie will start at 7. The evening should close at approximately 9 PM. For more information contact the church at (410) 795-8082

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