Business, Family

Mountain Christian Church to open new campus in Parkville

PARKVILLE, MD—Mountain Christian Church will soon be expanding into Baltimore County. The Harford County-based church has announced that it will be opening a new campus in Parkville. “When the VFW Hall (previously Colony Theatre), located at 8123 Harford Road, was presented to us, it became very clear, very quickly, that this property could be an ideal location for Mountain’s next …


Education, Obituaries

Community mourns unexpected death of Kingsville teacher

KINGSVILLE, MD—A Kingsville-area educator has passed away.  Jennifer Rose Kindley, an Abingdon resident and teacher at Redeemer Classical Christian School, died unexpectedly on Independence Day. She was 48 years old. Her official obituary is below. Jennifer Rose Kindley (Abingdon, Maryland) passed away on July 4, 2021 at the age of 48.  She was loved and cherished by many people including : …


Following Mountain Christian controversy, MDE enacts downstream notifications

KINGSVILLE, MD—When Mountain Christian Church unveiled a plan to create a new wastewater management facility on its property last year, which would have resulted in “potable effluent” being discharged into the Little Gunpower Falls, many Kingsville residents, and even some Baltimore County elected officials, were surprised that no one had notified them. That is about to change, according to Councilman …

Councilman Marks: Mountain Christian Church to drop wastewater plan at Gunpowder Falls

JOPPA, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks said on Thursday that he had received word from the Maryland Department of the Environment that Mountain Christian Church has withdrawn its request for a permit to discharge treated wastewater near the Little Gunpowder Falls. The plan met resistance from numerous Kingsville, White Marsh, and Joppa residents and environmentalists such as the Gunpowder Riverkeeper. …

Baltimore County Council urges ‘no discharge’ option at Mountain Christian

JOPPA, MD – On Monday evening, the Baltimore County Council, at the request of Councilman David Marks, urged a “no discharge” option to address the wastewater issue at Mountain Christian Church in Joppa. In recent weeks, the church unveiled plans to upgrade its wastewater facility. This proposal included an option whereby the church would pump up to 5,000 gallons per …

Councilman Marks: public meeting on MCC treated wastewater plan ‘a good start’

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Councilman David Marks on Tuesday morning said he was prepared to drop his opposition to the proposed Mountain Christian Church wastewater treatment facility under certain conditions. A lively public debate ensued last month after Gunpowder Riverkeeper expressed concerns over the proposal, which calls for pumping approximately 5,000 gallons per day of potable effluent (treated wastewater) into an …

Second public meeting added to discuss Mountain Christian wastewater proposal

UPDATE: Councilman Marks stands ready to drop his opposition to the proposal – click here for details. Original story below… —— PERRY HALL, MD – As residents continue to speak out about a proposed wastewater treatment facility at Mountain Christian Church in Joppa, a second public meeting has been scheduled to accommodate those who are unable to attend Tuesday’s meeting. …

Councilmembers Marks, Bevins to introduce resolution opposing Mountain Christian Church wastewater request

UPDATE: Councilman Marks stands ready to drop his opposition to the proposal – click here for details. Original story below… —— JOPPA, MD – At its meeting on July 1st, Baltimore County Councilmembers David Marks and Cathy Bevins will introduce a resolution opposing the request by Mountain Christian Church for treated wastewater discharge near the Little Gunpowder Falls. In the …