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By Margaret Steinfurth
Correspondent 

M-burg's Cove Christmas Love Helps 35 Families, 100 Children

 

December 17, 2020

Margaret Steinfurth

Chris Garretson, pastor at Memorial Church of the Brethren and president of the Martinsburg Area Ministerium of Churches, stands next to toys, games and books collected for Martinsburg's Cove Christmas Love. The project served 35 families and approximately 100 children within the 16662 ZIP code this year.

Martinsburg's Cove Christmas Love project served 35 families and approximately 100 children this year.

This was the second year that Martinsburg Memorial Church of the Brethren had been the host church for Martinsburg's Cove Christmas Love.

This project was started about 10 years ago by the Martinsburg Police Department. When the giving increased and the department moved to their new home, the police asked the Martinsburg Ministerium to take it over. Pastor Mary Hendricks and Betty Royer were then in charge. St Johns United Church of Christ was the center of activity for a number of years...



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