11-14-12 Global Mission Church back for discussion with the Planning Commission

Citizen opposition to large church location and plan continues

November 16, 2011 Department of Planning and Development Review Frederick County Planning Board 12 East Church Street, Frederick, Maryland 21701 Attention: Jim Gugel, AICP Planning Manager, Department of Planning and Development Review Frederick County Community Development Division Reference: Global Mission Church (GMC) Requests for Zoning Classification Change (UR 41 – UR 42) Thank you for […]

Details on Global Mission Church rezoning request: public hearing Thursday Nov 17th 6pm

(sign up to speak at 5pm), Winchester Hall (12 E Church St, downtown Frederick).   Global Mission Church/David Severn, land use attorney, submitted two proposals:   UR 41 (parcel 36) and UR 42  (parcel 109) GLOBAL MISSION PROPOSALS There are 2 pieces of each of these parcels that are currently zoned Resource Conservation. In UR 41:  […]

January 20th @ 1pm: mega church appeal before the BOA

Let your voice be heard at the Board of Zoning Appeals hearing!

01-19-2011 Public hearing on GMC: large church impacts upon public health, safety and the environment

In 2008 Global Mission Church, with current perish in Silver Spring, announced its plan to expand to Frederick County , clear forest and farmland, to build a 140,000 ft 2 complex at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain.  This megachurch would be built on well and septic;  local residents and professionals alike have expressed concern that […]

Frederick Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Planning Commission Decision to Deny Water/Sewer Plan for Mega-Church on Farmland

Global Mission Church, with current perish in Silver Spring, wants to expand to Frederick County , clear forest and farmland, to build a 140,000 ft 2 complex at the base of Sugarloaf Mountain.  This megachurch would be built on well and septic;  local residents and professionals alike have expressed concern that this development would greatly […]

URGENT CALL TO ACTION: Write a Letter to Support Environmental Protection in South Frederick County

WRITE A LETTER in support of an Environmental and Natural Resource Reserve in Southern Frederick County – that will protect agricultural land, fragile sole-source aquifer and area wells and prohibit large scale industrial development in that area. This proposal for an Environmental and Natural Resource Reservewould protect land east of the Monocacy, west of I-70 and North […]

Sugar Loaf Mountain neighbor raises concern with Global Mission Church development

Letter via email to Rick Brace, Frederick County Planning and Zoning, December 7 2009 I live on the corner of Peach Tree and Comus Road in Clarksburg, Maryland.  Our home is a 1920s Cape Cod style farm house situated on just over two acres of land with a perfect birds-eye view of Sugar Loaf Mountain.  […]

The hubris of Global Community Church

Frederick Gazette, November 5, 2009 I am writing in response to The Gazette’s article about the Global Mission Church (“Church to appeal decision,” Oct. 22). I live in the neighborhood where the church made its application to build, I attended the planning meeting where the application was denied, and I am a developer by occupation. […]

Global Mission Church filed to appeal Frederick County’s Planning Commissions denial of their site plan

Global Mission Church takes issue with the Health Department and Fire and Safety staff recommendations for denial to the Board of Appeals.  Read their appeal here. Mark your calendars:  Appeal to be heard on December 17th at 7pm.  GMC is second on the agenda and may be continued to December 21st. Please send letters in […]