28 February 2023

The Katharine Konnection

Environmental Stewardship Events

Dear Parishioners,

The Environmental Stewardship Team invites you to join them at upcoming events:

Environmental Stewardship Speaker Topic: “Native Plants”:  Kim Leahy, Master Gardener and a member of the University of Maryland Extension Office here in Frederick, will discuss what native plants are and why it is so important to the ecology that we include them in our gardens

When:  Sunday, 2 April, 12:30-1:30 pm Brockway Room off the Narthex. Sign-up on the SKD Environmental Stewardship web page (https://www.saintdrexel.org/social-outreach/environmental-stewardship/)

Adopt A Road Program:  Mark your calendar now for putting your faith into action:  Help pick up litter with fellow parishioners along Opossumtown Pike and Christophers Crossing April 15, June 17, Sept 16, Nov 4 from 10 am – noon. Details will be found in the bulletin and on our website.

Spring Cleaning Recycling Event:  Plan to keep your old stuff out of the landfill.  Start now saving your old electronics, textiles, metal, and paper.  

When:  Saturday, 29 April, from 9 am-noon in St. Katharine’s parking lot where recyclers will collect them and convert them into reusable materials and money for the community.  


  • Paper:  any documents that you want securely shredded (limit 3 copy boxes per car)
  • Textiles:  old pillows, sheets, towels, curtains, fabric bags, shoes, unwearable clothes
  • Electronics:  games, TVs, computers, phones
  • Scrap Metal:  Appliances, lawn tools, metal furniture, anything metal

There will also be a Native Plant Sale in the parking lot that day.

We are grateful to our sponsors for this event:


Environmental Stewardship Ministry

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