Flash Mob Practice

2022 SMCR Homemade Holiday Greeting Card Exchange

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP TO PARTICIPATE

At SMCR, we strive to create INCLUSIVE opportunities for those living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. During the December holidays, we enjoy sharing the joy of the season by engaging with community members through the mail.
 
For the last two years, we've had so much fun sending and receiving homemade holiday cards throughout the Southern Maryland Community and beyond! This year we want to make this even bigger. So, we need you to participate and to help spread the word!
 
Shortly after you sign up to participate, you'll receive names and addresses of other participants to whom you should send cards. Once you receive them, get your cards made and in the mail and share the joy of the holidays with others! In theory, you should receive the same number of cards you send: if you sign up to send 4 cards, you should also receive 4 cards.
 
So, join the fun!! Simply sign up here and you'll be sent addresses of others who sign up as well. Help us fulfill our mission of being INCLUSIVE... let's get the entire community involved!

 

 

Join the Arts4All Singers

This new choir is being formed by SMCR in collaboration with the Chesapeake Choral Arts Society (CCAS). It is open to teen and adult singers regardless of ability. All are welcome. Rehearsals will be held on Mondays from 5:30 - 6:30 pm at Peace Lutheran Church, 401 Smallwood Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602.  Please register online to join.

Download and Share Arts4All Singers FLYER

Arts4All Singers poster

 

Virtual Programs Going Strong!

Our Zoom events are going strong THREE times per week. JOIN US! Let us know if our current schedule doesn't work for you, or if you'd like to see us offer something else. Email Therese at therese.smcr@gmail.com.

Arts Night

Join us live for virtual arts classes ranging from cooking to dance!

Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Growing in Faith Night

Join us to learn about faith and enjoy a related craft.

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Game Night

Join us for some virtual fun and games with friends!

Fridays at 6:30 p.m.

Let's get you signed up!

Click the button to get the Zoom link.

About Us

Our Mission

SMCR is a private non-profit organization that promotes the inclusion of persons with developmental differences into the life of our community. We advocate for individuals with special needs, to recognize the inherent dignity that is theirs because they are members of our one human family. We promote social, recreational and educational opportunities in which individuals with developmental differences can contribute their unique gifts and develop their potential.

Our Goal

SMCR provides its members with social, educational and recreational programs that go beyond inclusion to incorporate people with developmental differences into the life of the larger community. SMCR programs are designed to first prove the concept that persons with disabilities can succeed in challenging activities in new settings, such as a cooking class in a commercial kitchen or a movement class in a for-profit gym. Then each program offers the SMCR member the opportunity to grow from competence to community involvement.

Our Achievements

SMCR has a broad vision of how communities and persons with developmental differences can live, work, play and learn together. We implement that vision at the personal level, one person at a time, because each person's needs and dreams matter. We hope to continue to grow so that we may touch the lives of more people in our community.

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Our Opportunities

In order to achieve its goal of providing individuals with developmental differences a variety of social and recreational opportunities, Southern Maryland Community Resources offers many programs to its members at little-to-no cost through partnerships with businesses, schools, religious groups, and organizations in our local community.

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