Sock it to Us Pop Up

The Shepherd's Staff Office 30 Carroll Street, Westminster, MD

Collection of NEW socks! Drop off new socks for students grades k-12. Socks will be distributed with Back to School supplies.

Call for Coats

The Shepherd's Staff Office 30 Carroll Street, Westminster, MD

The kick off drive for the program begins with the collection of new coats only beginning on October 1. Distribution will begin in November by request and continue throughout the cold winter months Click here for more details.

Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Portico of St. John Catholic Church 43 Monroe St., Westminster, MD

Camel Canter

Fun 5k hosted by St. Benjamin’s Lutheran Church, Westminster, MD (more details and flyer to follow as event draws near)

Historic House of Worship Tour

The Historical Society of Carroll County and The Shepherd’s Staff are partnering to bring the Historic Houses of Worship Tour back to Westminster. The event will be held on Saturday, December 11, between 3pm-7pm and tickets are $15 for adults / children 12 and under are free. The event will culminate in a concert at Westminster United Methodist Church from 7:30pm-8:30pm featuring Leaves the 99 (a free will offering will be taken). Tickets may be purchased and more information can be found by following this link:


Homeless Memorial

SAVE THE DATE –  Community is invited to participate in a moving annual memorial remembering the homeless in our community that have passed that otherwise may have not been remembered. More Information coming soon.

Easter Basket Drive

The Shepherd's Staff Office 30 Carroll Street, Westminster, MD

Help us celebrate Easter by donating baskets to be given to children in Carroll County! Last year we distributed 1,093 baskets, and we need your help again.

Empty Bowls

Portico of St. John Catholic Church 43 Monroe St., Westminster, MD

Seatings are at 11am, 12:30pm, and 2pm. Empty Bowls was created to bring awareness to hunger of all types, foster community, and raise funds to support those in need. At Empty Bowls of Carroll County, you will experience a delicious sampling of soups provided and served by the area’s best restaurants. More information. More Info 16% […]

Shine Into Summer

Get Summer-Ready and Help Support Students in Need!


WHS Class of 1980 6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Oakmont Green Golf Course 2290 Golfview Lane, Hampstead, MD

The WHS Class of 1980 presents their 6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament Registration 7:30 am Shotgun Start 8:30 am email: J.Bonarrio for registration details. This year, the tournament will benefit both the St. Jude Children's Hospital and, a local non-profit serving those in crisis here in Carroll County, Maryland. More details

Festival of Trees

John Street Quarters 28 John St, Westminster, Maryland, MD

November 25th-78th, John Street Quarters, 16th Annual Festival of Trees featuring a silent auction of unique, beautiful and handcrafted trees and other artisan items.  Live music, photo booth, cash & carry table, Artisan Gifts, and raffles.  Fun for the whole family. Register for the auction through the Handbid app. (Registration opening soon!) More information