Glen Mar Church, a United Methodist congregation in Ellicott City, Maryland, was named Faith Partner of the Year by Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake for “outstanding commitment to building homes, communities and hope in Central Maryland,” said Mike Posko, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake.
Glen Mar Church works with Habitat for Humanity in partnership with people in need to build homes in Baltimore. Skilled and unskilled church volunteers meet monthly on projects led by Adrienne Taylor, who coordinates volunteers, and Don Wecker, who directs labor on workdays.
“As Christ gives shelter to the homeless, our work with Habitat for Humanity supports housing for Baltimore residents in need. We’re honored to serve Baltimore, and we’re honored to be recognized by Habitat for Humanity as Faith Partner of the Year,” said the Rev. Mandy Sayers, lead pastor of Glen Mar Church. “We look forward to many more years of service.”
Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake is one of 1,400 Habitat for Humanity affiliates around the world operating and fundraising independently. The nonprofit organization has built or renovated more than 770 homes in 18 communities across Baltimore City and Baltimore, Anne Arundel and Howard counties, supporting housing for more than 2,700 children and family members and bringing investment to underserved communities.
Glen Mar Church in Ellicott City, Maryland, is a United Methodist congregation that seeks to love and serve God and the community. The congregation consists of 1,400 members and offers youth and family ministries, including an Early Learning Center, social and support groups and community events as well as local, national and urban outreach ministries serving people of all backgrounds. The Rev. Mandy Sayers is lead pastor of Glen Mar Church. (GlenMarUMC.org)