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"COA -- Anchored in Mission"

“As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24:15
Christ Our Anchor’s Mission Committee is committed to serving the Lord as the body of Christ. The Mission Committee members and the congregation at large serve both local and global needs in a variety of ways. One of the greatest gifts that God has given to each of us is the ability to serve others in his name. COA believes in that and reaffirms it with every mission we undertake.

Current Projects


Presbyterian Relief Opportunity for the Philipines -- You can donate and make a difference by clicking here!

MISSION TRIP to Bayville, New Jersey
The COA Mission Team will return to Bayville, NJ, October 2016 for a week, to help with the Super Storm Sandy clean-up. If you are interested in supporting our team, contact Mike or Joan Henderson at 410-757-6525. Home Depot and Lowe's Gift Cards or checks to Project Homecoming, Inc.will be gratefully accepted.

MISSION TRIP to New Orleans
COA returns to New Orleans February 2017.


Chores and More nees volunteers to answer phones in the office and to provide transportation for clients. If you would like more information or to volunteer, please contact Lynette DelPrete at
My Brother’s Pantry
is a Broadneck peninsula based food pantry. COA serves My Brother’s Pantry by donating monetarily and also by helping to stock the pantry, deliver food to clients, and support several families during the Christmas season. A box for donations is always available in the church office. The basket is moved to the Narthex the 1st Sunday of the month to help everyone remember to donate food. Especially needed are canned vegetables, pasta, rice, macaroni and cheese, canned fruits, soups, cereal, peanut butter and jelly.
Sarah’s House is located in Fort Meade and houses several single mothers and their children. COA serves Sarah’s House by monetary donations as well as other needed food and clothing donations. Website With no cook budgeted, Sarah's House can really use meal casseroles. In addition, desserts, fruit, pillows, towels, linens, hats, mittens, socks, coats, sweaters, Chap Stick, deodorant, etc. are very valuable. Finally, COA volunteers are needed to help deliver food to Sarah's House -- a perfect opportunity for a driving teen as well as adults. Cereal, canned fruit and gift cards for children's clothes, bottled/canned fruit juices, paper products, baby wipes, diapers and pull-ups are especially needed this Fall 2010.
Anne Arundel Habitat for Humanity provides affordable housing for many low income families in Anne Arundel County. COA participates by supporting Habitat for Humanity through monetary donations and also by volunteering at the various building sites in the county. Website There are even "Women's Only" building opportunities.. Website is .
The Lighthouse Shelter is a homeless shelter located in Annapolis and relies on COA and other local groups to provide daytime and evening meals. The youth of COA have also contributed to serving meals to the residents. Website
Wycliffe Translators-COA supports Wycliffe Translators which is a group that supports missionaries throughout the world who are committed to bringing the written Word to many countries that have no written language. Website
Baltimore Presbytery Guatemala Partnership-The COA mission committee actively supports the Baltimore Presbytery Guatemala Partnership program by monetary donations as well as supporting yearly mission trips to Kaqchikel, Guatemala. Website

For more information about becoming a part of the COA mission committee or to share your ideas for local and world mission, contact the office at 410-974-1713 or e-mail them at

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