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SUNDAY, Aug. 11
Fairview Christian Church, 1893 Wolftown-Hood Road, will host homecoming Aug. 11 at 11 a.m. with lunch following. Revival will be held Aug. 12-16 at 7 p.m. Featured musical guests will be Buelah Land Quartet at the 11 a.m. service Sunday and Promised Land Quartet at the Friday service. More information regarding speakers and special music can be found at fairviewchurchhoodva.com.
Homecoming and revival services will be held at Main Uno Baptist Church Aug. 11-14. Sunday morning worship service will be preached by pastor Darnell M. Lundy. The guest preacher for the 3 p.m. service will be the Rev. Kelvin Hawkins of St. John Baptist Church, Cobham, along with his choir and congregation. Monday through Wednesday services will begin with devotions at 7:30 p.m. and worship at 8 p.m. The guests will be: Monday, the Rev. Steve Miller of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Advanced Mills; Tuesday, the Rev. Carolyn Dillard of Zion Hill Baptist Church, Keswick; Wednesday, the Rev. Dr. Lehman Bates of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Charlottesville.
SUNDAY, Aug. 18
Elk Run Baptist Church will host its annual homecoming celebration Aug. 18 at noon. Lunch will be served after the worship service. The Rev. James Hudson, pastor of the Wharton Memorial Missionary Baptist Church, Clarksville, is the guest along with his choir and congregation. Revival will be held Aug. 19-21 at 7:30 p.m. The guests will be: Monday, the Rev. Lawrence Hutchison, associate pastor of Beulah, Eggbornsville; Tuesday, the Rev. S.D. Hopkins, pastor of Nazareth, Orange; and Wednesday, the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Hackley, pastor of Bethel, Mitchells. For information, call pastor Maurice C. Evans at 661-9628.
Oak Grove Baptist Church will host its annual homecoming celebration Aug. 18 at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served after the morning worship service. There will not be an evening service. The church will celebrate 150 years of the blessings of the God.
SATURDAY, Aug. 24
RHBC YARD/BAKE SALE AND FISH FRY
Rock Hall Baptist Church will host its annual yard and bake sale and fish fry Aug. 24 at 7 a.m. Tables for vendors or the community will be $25. A food truck will be onsite for breakfast and lunch. For more information, call 661-9771. The rain date will be Sept. 7.
SUNDAY, Aug. 25
Shiloh Baptist Church, Stanardsville, will hold its annual homecoming Aug. 26 with morning worship at 11 a.m. led by the Rev. Dr. Harrison Williams and afternoon service will begin at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Herbert Cottom of Rising Zion Baptist Church, Culpeper officiating. Lunch will be served following the morning service. Revival will be held Monday through Friday at 7:15 p.m. with bishop Frederick O. Jones, pastor of New Life Community Baptist Church, Gainesville.
The next evening prayer service at Graves Chapel will be held Aug. 25 at 4 p.m. The chapel is located at 104 Bluff Mountain Road, Graves Mill. For prayer requests or needs, contact lay preacher Susan Bagby at (434) 978-1627 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SATURDAY, Aug. 31
MUMM PANCAKE BREAKFAST
In conjunction with the annual Taste of the Mountains Street Festival, the United Methodist Men of the Madison-Rose Park Charge will host its their annual pancake breakfast Aug. 31, 7-10 a.m. in the social hall of Madison United Methodist Church, 505 S. Main Street, Madison. The cost is $4 for children 12 and under and $8 for all others. The meal will include pancakes with butter and syrup, sausage, baked apples and beverages. Proceeds help to fund MESA, the high school’s after-prom party, the MCHS Forensics program, Madison Free Clinic and other local civic organizations as well as individuals in-need. Exhibitors and vendors in the street festival are encouraged to place orders with members of the United Methodist Men’s Group who will then make deliveries to the appropriate booth sites.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 8
Homecoming and revival at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, Tanners, begins Sept. 8. The guest preacher for the 3 p.m. Sunday service will be the Rev. Arnold McLaurin of Shammah Ministries, Washington, D.C. Lunch will be served prior. Revival will be held Sept. 9-13 at 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Fred Sales of Macedonia Baptist Church, Colonial Beach, will be the guest preacher. Various choirs will sing nightly. The church is located at 217 Mt. Pisgah Church Drive, Tanners.
Mt. Nebo Lutheran Church, Rochelle, will celebrate homecoming Sept. 8. There will be a shared dish luncheon immediately following the 11:15 a.m. worship. All former members, family members and the community at large are invited to attend. Mt. Nebo is located at 3980 Jack’s Shop Road, Rochelle. For answers to questions, call Fritz Brittain at 672-0158.
SATURDAY, OCT. 5
ABC HEALTH FAIR
Antioch Baptist Church will have its community health fair Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme is “Every Kid Better.” There will be health screenings, flu shots, a motivational speaker for the youth, health presentations, information tables, an inflatable, food and more. Call Tammy at (540) 308-8699 if your organization would like to participate.
MUMC READING TIME
Madison United Methodist Church, 505 S. Main Street, will host a children’s reading program Thursdays at 10 a.m. There will be time for being read to, time to read to Hope the black Labrador and time to play on the new playground. All ages welcome. Water and light refreshments available.
RPUMC READING TIME
Rose Park United Methodist Church, 318 Shelby Road, will host a children’s reading program Tuesdays at 10 a.m. There will be time for being read to, time to read to Hope the black Labrador and time to play on the new playground under the shade of oak trees. All ages welcome. Water and light refreshments available.
ERBC PRAYER SERVICE
Elk Run Baptist Church continues to have noon day prayer service each Wednesday 12-1 p.m.
STEC PRAYER GROUP
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church hosts a centering prayer group, an hour of reflection and prayer, each Wednesday at 11 a.m. followed by healing and Holy Communion service at noon. For more information, visit www.ststephensculpeper.net or contact 825-8786 or email@example.com. The church is located at 115 N. East St, Culpeper with parking at 120 N. Commerce Street.
NO SUNDAY SCHOOL AT GBCC
Sunday school will not be held until September at Grace Baptist Community Church, Madison.
REFORMATION LUTHERAN SECOND LOCATION
Reformation Lutheran Church, Ruckersville, now has a satellite location at the Blue Ridge Café. Worship service begins at 10 a.m. Sundays with Holy Communion. Enjoy fellowship after worship with light snacks, coffee and tea.
MEN’S MINISTRY MEETINGS
New Fellowship Christian Center’s Men’s Ministry meets at 6:30 P.M. every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. This is a time that the men come together to share, fellowship or to visit other men’s ministries in the surrounding communities. We invite other men to come out to fellowship with us at any time. The church is located on Rt. 15 N. of Orange. For additional information, you can contact Pastor Mallory C. Monroe, Sr. at (540) 407-4209 or the church at (540) 672-3869.
Jesus is the Anchor Church at Burnt Tree Grange will have service at 11 a.m. Sundays with pastor Shirley Dodson.
SSEC WOMEN’S GROUP
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church’s Women’s Group, “The Order of Daughters of the King” is a spiritual sisterhood of women dedicated to a life of prayer, service and evangelism, making a commitment to Jesus as savior and following him as Lord of their lives. For more information, visit www.ststephensculpeper.net.
Madison Quilters Guild meets 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at Madison Presbyterian Church. The meetings are for beginners to advanced. For information, message the group on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/madisonquilters or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join Beth Car Baptist Church for its midweek Bible study for all ages Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. and for the men’s prayer group and coffee Fridays at 6:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Sunday Bible school is held at 9:45 a.m. for all ages with nursery provided followed by worship at 11 a.m.
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church hosts three Holy Communion services each week at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday and 12 p.m. Wednesday. Childcare is available for the Sunday service 9 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 115 N. East Street, Culpeper. For more information, visit www.ststephensculpeper.net.
The brotherhood of St. Andrew offers men and boys the discipline of prayer, study and service to follow Christ and bring others into his kingdom. Newcomers are welcome to join for breakfast each Tuesday at 7 a.m. For more information, call 825-8786, email email@example.com or visit www.ststephensculpeper.net.
Thursdays, noon until 12:30 p.m., people are invite to join others to pray for requests that have been given to the Spiritual Care Support Ministries Center via email, snail mail, telephone or verbally. If you have a need, there is an opportunity during this hour for them to pray for you. Are you suffering from depression, cancer, illness of any kind? Grieving? Are you spiritually ill? Let them pray for you! The Spiritual Care Support Ministry Center is at 76 W. Shirley Ave. in Warrenton. This is non-denominational and free. Learn more at www.scsm.tv or call Chaplain Liz Danielsen at (540) 349-5814 for information and directions.