Stanardsville Baptist hosts Easter Egg Festival

Stanardsville Baptist Church hosts its Easter Egg Festival from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 20. Come enjoy an egg hunt, egg decoration, egg roll contest, pony ride and free kettle corn and hot dogs. There will be fun and fellowship for all. For more information, call (434) 985-8000. The church is at 103 Madison Road in Stanardsville.

South River UMC Easter egg hunt

South River Methodist Church will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m. The community is invited to join for fun and fellowship, and asked to bring baskets. South River UMC is located at 1497 South River Road, Stanardsville.

Holy Week and Easter services at Grace Episcopal Church

Grace Episcopal will have several services during Holy Week. April 18 at 7 p.m. will be Maundy Thursday Service. Good Friday services will be on April 19 with Stanardsville United Methodist and Grace Episcopal joining together at noon to walk the Stations of the Cross through the town of Stanardsville and Solem Good Friday liturgy at 7 p.m. Holy Saturday service on April 20 begins at 9:30 a.m. with a spring cleanup and light lunch following. Easter Sunday service will begin April 21 at 9:30 a.m. followed by an Easter egg hunt in the front yard.

Mount Vernon UMC Maundy Thursday

Thursday, April 18 at 6 p.m. at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church will be Maundy Thursday service. The church will share a small, simple meal, share in Holy Communion and prepare for Easter weekend. The church is located at 76 Garth Road.

South River UMC Holy Week services

South River United Methodist Church hosts Good Friday Service on April 19 at 7 p.m., Easter sunrise service will be Sunday, April 21 at 6:30 a.m. with breakfast to follow, and Easter service on April 21 at 11:15 a.m. The church is at 1497 South River Road, Stanardsville.

Swift Run Baptist holiday services

Swift Run Baptist Church in Ruckersville will hold Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. on April 18 and Easter sunrise service on April 21 at 6:30 a.m. at Stanardsville Cemetery across from William Monroe High School.

Stanardsville UMC holds special Lenten services

Stanardsville United Methodist Church will have several special Lenten worship services from April 14-21. From Monday, April 15-Friday, April 19 there will be services each day at 12:10 p.m. with Friday, April 19 including the Stations of the Cross. On Thursday, April 18 there will be a 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday service. Also on Friday, April 19 there will be a Good Friday 7 p.m. service. Easter will be celebrated with a sunrise service at 6:45 a.m., followed by a church breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Contemporary service will be at 8:30 a.m., followed by Sunday school at 10 a.m. and traditional service at 11 a.m.

Shepherd of the Hills Holy Week schedule

Shepherd of the Hills Catholic Church’s Holy Week schedule is as follows:

• April 18: Holy Thursday mass at 7 p.m.

• April 19: Good Friday Passion of the Lord service at 4 p.m.

• April 20: Easter vigil mass at 7:30 p.m.

• April 21: Easter Sunday mass at 8:30 a.m. with egg hunt following.

The church is at 6562 Amicus Road in Ruckersville. All are welcome.

Holy Week services at Fairview Christian

Holy Week services at Fairview Christian Church in Hood will begin with Maundy Thursday service April 18 at 7 p.m., Good Friday service April 19 at 7 p.m. and Easter sunrise service on April 21 at 6:30 a.m. followed by Easter celebration service at 11 a.m. The church is located at 1893 Wolftown-Hood Road. For moreinformation, call (540) 948-5060, email or visit

Mt. Nebo Lutheran Easter services

Mt. Nebo Lutheran Church in Rochelle will hold its Easter services as follows: Maundy Thursday service at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, including Holy Communion; and the Resurrection of Our Lord (Easter Sunday) service will be at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, April 21, which will include Holy Communion. Both events will be at the church at 3980 Jack’s Shop Road in Rochelle.

BUMC Maundy Thursday service

Barboursville United Methodist Church will observe the Last Supper at its Holy Thursday service April 18 at 5 p.m. The service will be a remembrance of how Jesus lived out the golden rule on the night he was betrayed and taught his disciples to do others as he had done to them. All are welcome.

Blue Ridge Presbyterian Holy week

Blue Ridge Presbyterian Church will hold Maundy Thursday service on April 18 at 7 p.m. On Good Friday April 19 from noon-3 p.m. the sanctuary will be open, silent and dimly lit. Those seeking Sabbath, rest, space and time apart are invited to sit in the sanctuary. On Sunday, April 21 at 9:15 a.m. the church will hold a potluck breakfast and children’s egg hunt. Following that will be a Resurrection drum circle for all ages and at 10 a.m. will be worship service. The church is at 6566 Spring Hill Road, Ruckersville. Visit or visit the church on Facebook.

Legacy Church Good Friday service

Join Legacy Church on Good Friday, April 19 at 6 p.m. for praise and worship for the undeserving, radical love our Savior has for us. Legacy is at 623 Welsh Run Road in Ruckersville.

Easter events at Mount Pisgah

Mount Pisgah Baptist Church will hold the following Easter events:

• Good Friday, April 19, “Seven Last Sayings of Christ” at 7 p.m. at 217 Mount Pisgah Church Drive, Tanners. For more information, contact Pastor Walter Bryant at (540) 672-9065.

• Easter sunrise service, Sunday, April 21, at 6 a.m. at Locust Grove Baptist Church, Radiant. Guest preacher is Rev. Walter Bryant, pastor of Mount Pisgah.

• Resurrection celebration, Sunday, April 21, at 9 a.m. at Mount Pisgah Baptist Church. There will be no Sunday school and no 11 a.m. service that day.

Calvary Chapel holds Passover Seder and Easter services

Calvary Chapel of Greene will host a Passover Seder celebration on Good Friday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m., with dinner following. If interested, call Glenna at (434) 760-4725 for reservations. Calvary Chapel will then hold its Easter Sunday service on April 21 at 7 a.m., with breakfast following. All meetings are held at 50 Sassafras Lane in Ruckersville (the Ruckersville Fire Department).

Antioch Baptist Church Easter sunrise service

Antioch Baptist Church in Madison holds its Easter sunrise service at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 21, followed by a breakfast.

Sunrise Easter Service at UVA amphitheater

A sunrise Easter service will be held at the UVA amphitheater on Sunday, April 21 from 6:45-8 a.m. Rain location is the UVA chapel. For more information, visit

BUMC Easter service

Barboursville United Methodist Church will celebrate Easter on Sunday, April 21, at 10 a.m. The service will focus on Jesus’ teaching to lay up treasures in heaven and not on Earth, and how his resurrection serves as a reminder that while the things of this Earth are temporary, the gift of life with him will last forever. All are welcome.

Mount Lebanon Easter service

Mount Lebanon Church of the Brethren in Barboursville holds a sunrise service at 6:15 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 21, followed by a carry-in breakfast. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m., followed by regular worship at 10 a.m. The church is at 16216 Burnley Road, Barboursville.

Legacy Church Easter service

On Easter Sunday, no matter your background or current circumstances, everyone is welcome to experience the truth found in Jesus Christ. Join Legacy Church on April 21 for Easter Services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. for worship, fellowship and a teaching by our Lead Pastor Adam Schwenk. The church is at 623 Welsh Run Road in Ruckersville.

Easter service at Evergreen

Evergreen Church of the Brethren will hold a sunrise service on Easter Sunday, April 21, at Bacon Hollow Overlook on Skyline Drive at 6:40 a.m. Breakfast will follow at Evergreen at 9 a.m. and worship service t 10 a.m. There will be no Sunday school. For more information, call (434) 985-6464 or email

Spring Hill holds four Easter Sunday services

Spring Hill Baptist Church will offer four services on Easter Sunday. Sunrise service will be at the cemetery at 6:30 a.m. At 9 a.m., join the contemporary service or family worship center for family service. At 11 a.m., the traditional service will be held in the sanctuary. Spring Hill is on Spring Hill Road in Ruckersville.

Mountain View UMC Easter service

Mountain View United Methodist Church will host an Easter sunrise service on April 21 at 6:30 a.m. A breakfast will follow and there will be a 9:30 a.m. service.

Bacon Hollow Revival

Bacon Hollow Baptist Church located at 4121 Bacon Hollow Road in Dyke will have revival April 22-24 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be Tim Atkins. There will be special singing each night. All are welcome.

Emmanuel Christian Center holds youth fundraiser

Emmanuel Christian Center will hold two fundraisers on Saturday, April 27. A community yard sale will start at 6 a.m. with a fish fry at 10 a.m. Take out plates are available. For more information or to reserve a table or space, call youth pastor Chealoa Bracey at (301) 332-3072 or youth leader Shawnika Madison (540) 406-7691. Spaces are $20 each and must be reserved by April 24. ECC is located at 111 New Life Drive in Ruckersville.

Ethnic cooking class at Amicus Seventh-day Adventist

An ethnic cooking class will be held at the Amicus Seventh-day Adventist Church on April 28 from 4-6 p.m. Featured for this first in a series of six will be food from the Philippines. There is no fee for the class, but reservations are requested by April 24 to (540) 661-0166. The church is located at 3980 Jacks Shop Road in Rochelle.

Spring Festival at NCOG

On Saturday, May 4, Nortonsville Church of God will hold a Spring Festival. The festival will include a yard sale from 8 a.m. - noon and an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet from 8-10:30 a.m. Breakfast is $6 for adults, $3 for children 6-10 and free for children under 5. Pony rides and face painting will be offered from 9-11 a.m. Dyke Fire Department will also be on-site from 9-11 a.m. with balloons and candy. NCOG is located at 1505 Simmons Gap Road, Dyke.

Stanardsville Baptist fundraiser

Stanardsville Baptist Church holds its semi-annual breakfast, baked goods and craft sale on Saturday, May 4 in Stanardsville from 7-11 a.m. Breakfast is $6 for adults and $3 for children, including bacon, eggs, sausage, biscuits, sausage gravy, French toast and more. The event will be at the church fellowship hall, 103 Madison Road, Stanardsville. For information, call (434) 985-8000.

Antioch Baptist Church holds cemetery rally day

Antioch Baptist Church in Madison will hold a cemetery rally day on May 5. Morning service will begin at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served following morning service. Afternoon service will begin at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Charles Lewis of Cloverdale Baptist Church in Bremo Bluff as the guest preacher along with male chorus and congregation.

Greene Charge revival

From Sunday, May 5 to Friday, May 10 starting at 7:30 p.m. at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church there will be preachers from different churches and denominations from the Greene County Ministerial Association. Mount Vernon UMC is located at 76 Garth Road.

Women in worship nominations

Women in worship ministries “EXCEL” honors are open for nominations through June 1. Visit for information on how to nominate someone. Nominations should be emailed to or mailed to WIW Ministries, Inc. at 11801 Gardenia Drive, Fredericksburg VA 22407.

Sunday school at Shiloh Baptist

Shiloh Baptist Church will host their annual Sunday school program on June 2 at 3 p.m. Preached word will be from Minister Robert Anthony from Blue Run Baptist Church in Somerset. Shiloh Baptist is located at 71 Shiloh Road, Stanardsville.

Shiloh Baptist vacation Bible school

Shiloh Baptist Church vacation Bible school will be June 17-21 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for ages 3 to adult. All are welcome.

Crafting, Bible study with Calvary Chapel of Greene

Calvary Chapel of Greene’s women’s crafting bee has resumed on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. All ladies are welcome to bring crafts and enjoy this time of fellowship with other crafters. Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. everyone is welcome to join for a study in the book of Isaiah. All meetings are held at 50 Sassafras Lane, in the Ruckersville Fire Department building.

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